Coming Up on Town Meeting Day 2 Tonight

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Hopkinton Annual Town Meeting Day 2
Tuesday, May 6 at 7:00-11:00pm
Hopkinton Middle School Auditorium
There are 27 articles left to vote. Town meeting will repeat the following evenings 7:00-11:00pm until all the articles are voted.

  1. Sidewalk Construction and Rehabilitation Program $1,519,000
  2. Hayden Rowe Traffic Calming – Near the Schools $400,000
  3. Fire Station Roof Repair $400,000
  4. International Horton Ambulance $270,000
  5. Vactor Truck $395,000
  6. Evaluation Studies of School Roof Repairs – Hopkins and the High School $30,000
  7. School Safety and Security $152,400
  8. Board of Assessors Consultant $21,300
  9. Community Preservation Recommendations $208,000
    1. $80,000 from funds reserved for Historic Preservation and $34,000 from the Discretionary/Budgeted reserves to increase classroom space in the barn at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, located at 98 Hayden Rowe Street; said sum to be spent under the direction of the Hopkinton Community Endowment and the Community Preservation Committee.
    2. $15,000 from the Discretionary/Budgeted Reserves for the preservation of Town records; said sum to be spent under the direction of the Town Clerk and the Community Preservation Committee.
    3. $45,000 from funds reserved for Historic Preservation for plumbing, electrical and aesthetic repairs to the Claflin Fountain on the Town Common; said sum to be spent under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Department and the Community Preservation Committee.
    4. $15,000 from funds reserved for Passive Recreation to fund the placement of Conservation Restrictions on the open space properties known as Cameron Woods and Whisper Way; said sum to be spent under the direction of the Hopkinton Area Land Trust and the Community Preservation Committee.
    5. $7,500 from funds reserved for Passive Recreation to install signage to identify trailheads at the Town-owned parcels on Fruit Street, Phipps Woods, Braden Woods, Cameron Woods and Whisper Way; said sum to be spent under the direction of the Hopkinton Area Land Trust and the Community Preservation Committee.
    6. $6,500 from funds reserved for Historic Preservation to restore and reset granite curbing on Town Common memorials; said sum to be spent under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Department and the Community Preservation Committee.
    7. $5,000 from funds reserved for Historic Preservation to digitize and catalogue historic Hopkinton documents; said sum to be spent under the direction of the Hopkinton Public Library and the Community Preservation Committee.
  10. Farmer’s Market Wine Sampling on Town Common
  11. Downtown Business/Residence A District Boundary Modifications
  12. Downtown Business District Lot Area
  13. Industrial A and Industrial B Districts – frontage
  14. Floodplain District
  15. Repeal Subdivision Phasing Bylaw
  16. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
  17. Open Space Mixed Use Development (OSMUD) Overlay District – Hockey Rink
  18. Open Space Mixed Use Development (OSMUD) Overlay District – More dwelling units; senior housing development definition – Legacy Farms
  19. Neighborhood Mixed Use District – Lumber Street
  20. Sidewalk Easement – East Main Street
  21. Gift of Land – Hunters Ridge Open Space
  22. Gift of Land – 294 Hayden Rowe Street
  23. Acceptance of Easement – Upper Charles Trail
  24. Acquisition of Property at 25 Ash Street
  25. Street Acceptances
  26. Scenic Road Designation – Chamberlain Street
  27. Commissioner of School Trust Funds