Apply for a Spot on a Town Committee – Deadline 6/9

IMG_4025

The Town of Hopkinton is encouraging all residents who are interested in helping govern Hopkinton to apply now to any board of committee. If you have been curious or interested in giving your time, expertise or perspective on behalf of your community, now is an excellent time to get involved!

Please visit the Town Website for a full listings of all Boards, Committees and Commissions. Each entity has a full membership listing, charge and a unique website link full of information and activities on relevant topics. Many board and committee memberships will expire very soon, so if you are interested in any committee now is the time to throw your hat in the ring!

In order to be considered for the annual June appointment cycle by the Selectmen, please apply no later than Monday, June 9.

We encourage all residents to also take note of a new committee, the Downtown Initiative Civic Advisory Group, that has been recently formed by the Selectmen. The Downtown Initiative Civic Advisory Group will host five (5) At-Large seats; please read linked committee charge for more information:

NEW! 2014 Downtown Initiative Civic Advisory Group

To apply for a any volunteer position on any Board or Committee, please visit the Town’s website and fill out the online volunteer form at: http://www.hopkintonma.gov/home/about/hug. Interested parties may also visit the Board of Selectmen’s Office to fill out an application in person or call the office to have staff assist in applying.

For more information or questions about a Board or Committee, please visit the committee website and contact the respective Board or Committee Chairperson, or call Jamie Hellen, Operation’s Assistant to the Town Manager’s Office, at 508-497-9700 who can assist in any interested volunteer get in touch with a committee representative.

Current Vacancies:

  • ADA Oversight Committee
  • Community Preservation Committee
  • Conservation Commission
  • Fence Viewer
  • Field Inspector
  • Historic District Commission
  • Housing Committee
  • MBTA Advisory Board
  • Marathon Committee
  • Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC)
  • Metrowest Regional Transit Authority (MRTA)
  • Open Space Preservation Committee
  • SMOC Representative
  • Surveyor of Wood, Lumber & Bark
  • Sustainable Green Committee
  • Town Buildings Study Group
  • Upper Charles Trail Committee
  • Woodville Historic District
  • Zoning Advisory Committee

Committees with some members’ terms expiring 6/30/14:

  • 2014 Visioning Steering Group (VSG)
  • ADA Oversight Committee
  • Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board
  • Animal Control Officer
  • Appropriation Committee
  • Board of Appeals
  • Cable Advisory Committee
  • Capital Improvement Committee
  • Community Preservation Committee
  • Conservation Commission
  • Constables
  • Council on Aging
  • Cultural Council
  • Design Review Board
  • Emergency Management Officer
  • Fence Viewer
  • Field Inspector
  • Historic District Commission
  • Historical Commission
  • Lake Maspenock Dam Advisory Group
  • Marathon Committee
  • Marathon Fund Committee
  • Media Access & Board of Directors
  • Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC)
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
  • Metrowest Regional Transit Authority (MRTA)
  • Open Space Preservation Committee
  • Parking Clerk
  • Permanent Building Committee
  • Personnel Committee
  • Plumbing and Gas Inspector
  • Police (Auxillary)
  • Public Weighers
  • Registrar of Voters Board
  • Sealer of Weights & Measures
  • Sustainable Green Committee
  • Tax Relief Committee
  • Town Counsel
  • Upper Charles Trail Committee
  • Veterans Agent
  • Veterans Celebration Committee
  • Veterans Grave Officer
  • Woodville Historic District
  • Youth Commission
  • Zoning Advisory Committee