Town Meeting Results Day 3 (unofficial) – Legacy Farms change passes

Article 30 - Amend Open Space Mixed Use Overlay District to allow 180 more units, age restricted – Legacy Farms
Article 30 – Amend Open Space Mixed Use Overlay District to allow 180 more units, age restricted – Legacy Farms

Documents:

  1. Community Preservation Recommendations
    1. Fruit Street Athletic Complex Building – Amended to Concession Area, Restrooms & Storage – $500,000
      CPC Motion 2 (Item h) PASSED
  2. Amend Open Space Mixed Use Overlay District to allow 180 more units, age restricted – Legacy Farms
    • Amendment proposed to decrease total new Dwelling Units from 940 to 840, and increase Senior Housing Developments from 180 to 280 Dwelling Units. FAILED
    • Main motion – FAILED to get the required 2/3rds – Yes 157 No 82
    • RECOUNT – PASSED Yes 166  No 82
    • SECOND RECOUNT – PASSED Yes 171 No 85 – Passed by just 1 vote
  3. Adjust boundary line between Downtown Business District & Residence A District off B Street – PASSED
  4. Amend Industrial B District to allow indoor recreation uses by right, and to adopt a definition of indoor recreation uses – PASSED
  5. Housekeeping article to move definition of Lots in Two or More Residential Districts – Action: Housekeeping item to clarify zoning. PASSED
  6. Amend Downtown Business District to allow parking between principal buildings and the street by special permit – PASSED
  7. Amend Open Space and Landscape Preservation Development – PASSED
  8. Amend site plan review bylaw pertaining to site lighting – PASSED
  9. Housekeeping article on modifying Design Review Board Bylaw – PASSED
  10. Sign bylaw amendments – PASSED after a typo noticed by Mike Shepard was corrected.
  11. Housekeeping article to consolidate and coordinate special permit language – PASSED
  12. Adjust boundary line between Residence Lake Front District & Rural Business District Hayward Street – Citizen’s Petition by Property Owner, William C. Tetlow – PASSED Yes 123  No 35
  13. Tax Collector Tax Authority – Motion for No Action PASSED on Consent Agenda on 5/4
  14. Secondhand Dealer Bylaw – FAILED
  15. Acquisition of Property at 135 Hayden Rowe Street – Irvine Site – 28.7 Acres – $1.8 million
    • Friendly amendment to add the deed book and page number PASSED
    • Amendment to require Selectmen to obtain a satisfactory appraisal. PASSED
    • Main motion PASSED by a clear 2/3rds.
  16. Acquisition of Property at 147 Hayden Rowe Street – Todaro Site – 23.8 acres – $1.5 million
    • Amendment to require Selectmen to obtain a satisfactory appraisal. PASSED
    • Friendly amendment to add the deed book and page number PASSED
    • Main motion PASSED by a clear 2/3rds.
  17. Gift of Easement – 85 West Main Street – to create exclusive right hand turn lane onto Lumber Street – Action: To accept a small easement to create an exclusive Eastbound right turn lane. PASSED Consent Agenda on 5/4
  18. Acquisition of Easement – 91 West Main Street – to create exclusive right hand turn lane onto Lumber Street. – Motion for No Action PASSED on Consent Agenda 5/4
  19. Acquisition of Property at 15 Claflin Avenue (to be used for a cemetery) – 3.5 acres – $310,000
    • Amendment to require Selectmen to obtain a satisfactory appraisal. PASSED
    • Main motion PASSED
  20. Acquisition of Property at 102 Fruit Street – 43 acres -Purchase of the Pratt Estate for the purposes of open space, scouting and other municipal purposes. $2.5 million
    • Amendment to require Selectmen to obtain a satisfactory appraisal. PASSED
    • Main motion PASSED
  21. Grant of Utility Easements – 98 Hayden Rowe Street – Action: Housekeeping item. For electricity to the Hopkinton Center for the Arts. PASSED on Consent Agenda on 5/4
  22. Gift of land – Legacy Farms Athletic Field – Action: To enact a condition of the Host Community Agreement. PASSED
  23. Gift of land – Legacy Farms Municipal Parcel – Action: To enact a condition of the Host Community Agreement. PASSED
  24. Gift of Property at 123 East Main Street – “Toll House” Historic Site – Pending CPC Funds Approval in Article 29. PASSED
  25. Gift of Drainage Easement at 287 Hayden Rowe Street – Action: Housekeeping item. Drainage easement. PASSED on Consent Agenda on 5/4
  26. Street Acceptances – Action: The Town will accept seven roads as public ways; increased state revenue. PASSED on Consent Agenda on 5/4
  27. Ashland-Hopkinton Fire and Emergency Services District – Motion for No Action PASSED on Consent Agenda
  28. Fruit Street Conceptual Master Plan PASSED
  29. Trustees of the School Trust Fund in the Town of Hopkinton – Action: Appointing Michael Contino and Kathryn Tighe to the Committee. PASSED on Consent Agenda on 5/4

Town Meeting adjourned at 12:02AM! A huge thank you to everyone who stayed until the very end, so that we didn’t have to come back for a fourth night!