Town Meeting Day 1 Unofficial Results – 35 Articles Voted, 22 Articles To Go

For more details read the 2010 Annual Town Meeting Hand Warrant at http://www.hopkinton.org/ATM2010HandWarrant_Final.pdf

Article 1: Acceptance of Town Reports – YES unanimous

Article 2: Fiscal Year 2010 Supplemental Appropriations – NO ACTION unanimous

Article 3: Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Transfers – YES unanimous

Article 4: Unpaid Bills from Previous Fiscal Years – NO ACTION unanimous

Article 5: Amend the Salary of an Elected Official – YES clear majority

Article 6: Amendments to the Wage and Classification Plan – NO ACTION unanimous

Article 7: Fiscal Year 2011 Operating Budget – YES unanimous

Article 8: Fiscal Year 2011 Operating Budget – School Department – YES unanimous

Article 9: Property Tax Exemption Increase by 50% for Qualifying Exemption – YES unanimous

Article 10: Revolving Funds – YES unanimous

Article 11: Establish a Receipts Reserved for Appropriation Account for Parks & Recreation – YES unanimous

Article 12: Highway Department Chapter 90 Funds – YES unanimous

Article 13: Central MA Mosquito Control Project Membership – YES unanimous

Article 14: Pay‐As‐You‐Go Capital Requests – YES clear majority

Article 15: Improvements: Cedar Street Snow Dump – YES unanimous

Article 16: Radio Read Water Meters – YES clear 2/3 majority

Article 17: Water Department Service Truck – YES majority

Article 18: Downtown Design for Traffic, Roadway and Streetscape – YES clear 2/3 majority

Article 19: Design and Replacement of Water Main: Main Street – YES unanimous

Article 20: Traffic Beacon: Main Street/Church Street
– Motion by Appropriations for NO ACTION failed by a clear majority
– Motion by Peter LaGoy for $15,000 to be raised and appropriated YES passed by a clear majority

Article 21: Design and Improvements: Town Wells – NO ACTION clear majority

Article 22: Class “A” Fire Engine – YES clear 2/3 majority

Article 23: Firefighter Portable Radio – YES clear majority

Article 24: New Service Vehicle – YES unanimous

Article 25: Thermal Imaging Camera – YES unanimous

Article 26: Restoration and Replacement: Damage School Property – YES unanimous

Article 27: Repair, Maintenance, Renovation, and Improvement of the Elmwood Elementary School Boiler and Heating System – YES unanimous

Article 28: Design, Repair, Maintenance, Renovation, Improvement of the High School Loop Road – YES clear 2/3 majority

Article 29: Community Preservation Committee Recommendations
– Motion to delete item L (Maspenock Dam preservation) FAILED by a clear majority
– Motion to delete item H (Library Historic Digitization Project) FAILED by a clear majority
– Motion to delete item C (Landscaping at Town Hall) FAILED by a clear majority
– Motion to pass items A-L PASSED by a clear majority

Article 30: Extension of Vote on Fruit Street Fields Project – YES unanimous

Article 31: Establish a Capital Expense Stabilization Fund – YES unanimous

Article 32: Transfer a Stabilization Fund – YES unanimous

Article 33: Amend Ch. 5: Hopkinton Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board – Passed YES 84 NO 21

Article 34: Amend Ch. 195: Sewers and Wastewater Collection System – YES unanimous

Article 35: Amend Sec. 170‐1: Authority of Board of Selectmen, Recycling – Failed YES 39 to NO 69

11:14 p.m. Motion to Adjourn until Tuesday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m.

Town Meeting continues with 22 articles that remain to be voted at Hopkinton Middle School Auditorium, 88 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton MA 01748 (Also broadcast on HCAM-TV, Comcast Channel 8/Verizon Channel 30)


For more details read the 2010 Annual Town Meeting Hand Warrant at http://www.hopkinton.org/ATM2010HandWarrant_Final.pdf