Tag: elected offices

Planning Board – Did You Know?

Planning Board – Did You Know?

The Planning Board consists of nine members, elected for five-year terms on a rotating basis. The Board typically meets every second and fourth Monday of the month. The board may choose to schedule site walks as needed, typically on Saturday mornings. Check the town calendar […]

Board of Selectmen – Did You Know?

Board of Selectmen – Did You Know?

The Board of Selectmen consists of five members elected for three-year terms on a rotating basis.The Board of Selectmen typically meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Check the town calendar for exact dates, times and locations. A public forum is typically held […]

Board of Health – Did You Know?

Board of Health – Did You Know?

The Board of Health is a board of three members each elected for a three-year term, so that one member’s term expires each year. Per the Town Charter, the Board of Health shall make reasonable health regulations and shall enforce the laws relating to public […]

Cemetery Commission – Did You Know?

Cemetery Commission – Did You Know?

The Cemetery Commission is a three-person elected board whose members serve a three-year term. The  Commission is responsible for overseeing the Town’s cemeteries. The Commission meets only when some issue needs attention. Some of the issues presently active are: trying to solve the damaged fence problem at […]

Commissioner of Trust Funds – Did You Know?

Commissioner of Trust Funds – Did You Know?

The Commissioners of Trust Funds is a three-member three-year elected board that acts in accordance with the Massachusetts General Laws. This group of elected members submits a written statement of the amount of payment and the date this payment was made to the town anytime […]

Parks and Recreation Commission – Did you Know?

Parks and Recreation Commission – Did you Know?

The Parks & Recreation Commission is an elected group of five individuals. The Commission directs and oversees policies and operations regarding parks and open spaces under their custody as well as recreation programs in town. They also oversee the Parks and Recreation office, consisting of three […]

Board of Library Trustees – Did you Know?

Board of Library Trustees – Did you Know?

The Hopkinton Public Library’s Board of Trustees is a five-member elected board responsible for overseeing the library for the benefit of the community.  Working closely with the library director, members are responsible for establishing library policies and plans, determining the final budget and conducting public […]

Board of Assessors – Did you know?

Board of Assessors – Did you know?

The Assessing Department is responsible for accurately determining the value of all real and personal property located within the Town of Hopkinton for the purpose of taxation. Assessors are obliged to assess all property at its full and fair market value as of January 1 […]