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Hopkinton Budget Referendum News – June 14, 2022

HOPKINTON BUDGET REFERENDUM

The Hopkinton Budget Referendum is scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, 2022. All eligible Hopkinton voters will cast their ballot at the Town Hall located at 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833, a combined polling location. Polling hours: 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

SAMPLE BALLOT

Please contact the Hopkinton Board of Canvassers 377-7777 if you have any questions.

 

Hopkinton Communications Committee 

Hopkinton Communications Committee 

The Communications Committee will be a temporary committee consisting of five members appointed by the Town Council, and having a Town Council member as Liaison. This Committee is responsible for exploring strategies and resources that will foster and promote a positive and productive dialogue with community members. Specifically, the Committee will: 

    • Explore ways in which the Town can better communicate with the public through the use of various vehicles, such as social media and the Town website 
    • Consider the establishment and management of a Town newsletter and other forms of communications, including costs and personnel required 
    • Explore ways in which other Boards and Commissions can better communicate with residents as well as with each other 

The Town Council liaison will be the conduit for all communications between the Committee and all town entities as well as other boards, and commissions. All interim suggestions, ideas, questions, etc. directed to the Town Manager, IT Director or others will be funneled through the Council Liaison. 

Residents interested in serving must be registered to vote.  Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 377-7777 if you have any questions, would like information on a particular board or commission and to request an application.  You may apply in person at the Hopkinton Town Hall, 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833, Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. The application form is available on the Hopkinton website: www.hopkintonri.org. 

RentReliefRI – Federal Rental Assistance Program to Close to New Applications on June 1, 2022

Federal Rental Assistance Program to Close to New Applications on June 1, 2022

 

Launched in May 2021, RentReliefRI has assisted over 25,000 renter households to date.

 

RentReliefRI has been a lifeline for RI renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, helping thousands of families remain in their homes and catch up on rent and utility payments. The federally-funded RentReliefRI program will close to new applications on June 1, 2022. Launched in March of last year, the program provides financial assistance to cover rent arrears, forward facing rent, utility arrears and certain other housing expenses.

Find more information at:

https://www.rihousing.com/rentreliefri/

 

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

If you need assistance paying your waterline bill, please review the available documentation:

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

Biden Administration to Reduce Costs of High Speed Internet

Plan to Reduce High Speed Internet Costs

Newly Adopted Ordinances

The Town of Hopkinton recently adopted two new Ordinances, they are attached below.

Chariho Budget Referendum

BUDGET REFERENDUM NEWS – CHARIHO BUDGET REFERENDUM

 A second Chariho Budget Referendum is scheduled for Thursday, May 5, 2022. All eligible Hopkinton voters will cast their ballot at the Town Hall located at 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833, a combined polling location. Polling hours: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Please contact the Hopkinton Board of Canvassers 377-7777 if you have any questions.

May 5, 2022 – Hopkinton Budget Ballot

Dog License Update

This is a reminder that your dog(s) must be registered by May 1, 2022.

The registration fee is $6.00 per dog, Cash or Check.

Your rabies vaccination must be current.

After May 1, 2022, there will be a late registration fee of $10.00 per dog added to the cost of a dog license, or $16.00 per dog. 

Don’t hesitate to contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 401-377-7777 extension 1, if you have any questions.

2022 Tax Sale

May 18, 2022 – 10:00 AM

Open Position – Senior Planning Clerk

SENIOR PLANNING CLERK

 

HOPKINTON, RI: Full-time, position. Applicants must possess an Associate’s degree and at least three years’ experience in a planning position or related work capacity. Duties include: providing administrative assistance to Town Planner; serving as clerk of the Planning Board; and dealing effectively with public officials, employees and the public. Interested persons must submit a cover letter, resume and completed application form (available at hopkintonri.org) to Town Manager Brian Rosso, c/o 1 Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833 by Friday, April 29th, 2022. No electronic applications accepted. EEO compliant.

 

Town of Hopkinton Employment Application

 

Posted: March 18, 2022