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February 25, 2021
7:00 PM
Time Details:
2/22/2021 Amended 2/23/2021
Dial-in number 929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 841 6380 3759 Passcode: 164049 Website:
Hingham, MA 02043
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Advisory Committee

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Hingham Advisory Committee Meeting
Thursday February 25, 2021 at 7:00 PM
Remote meeting via Zoom:
Dial-in number 929-205-6099
Meeting ID: 841 6380 3759
Passcode: 164049


1) Call meeting to order.
2) Comments from the public on items not on the agenda. See Note 1
3) Repurpose Capital funds for purchase of hybrid police cruisers
4) Warrant Article hearings and potential votes
a. Article T – Five-Year School bus lease
b. Article U – Plymouth River School Windows Authorization to Borrow
c. Article V – 2017 School Building Committee Additional Charge
d. Article I – Building Department Revolving Fund
e. Article J – Department of Elder Services Revolving Fund
f. Article W: Waterways Fund Transfer
g. Article O: Climate Action Planning Study Funds – HEARING WILL BE DEFERRED TO A LATER DATE
h. Article P: Climate Action Planning Committee Article – HEARING WILL BE DEFERRED TO A LATER DATE
i. Article Y: HMLP Proposed Transmission and Substation Project – HEARING WILL BE DEFERRED TO A LATER DATE
j. Article X: Route 3A/Rotary/Summer Street Corridor Roadway Improvements
5) Discussion of Forecast, Financial Policy, Fund Balance and Override
6) Warrant Articles update
7) Liaison reports
8) Discussion of Advisory Committee housekeeping items
a. Meeting times
b. Policies and Procedures Review
c. Town Meeting and related deadlines
9) Matters not anticipated within 48 hours of meeting
10) Adjourn

This meeting is being held remotely as an alternative means of public access pursuant to an Order issued by the Governor of Massachusetts dated March 12, 2020 Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting may be recorded by the Town of Hingham in accordance with the Open Meeeting Law.
If any participant wishes to record this meeting, please notify the chair at the start of the meeting in accordance with M.G.L. c. 30A, § 20(f) so that the chair may inform all other participants of said recording.

1) Note: The Hingham Advisory Committe encourages community engagement and welcomes questions and comments as agenda items are discussed at the meeting on those items. If any guests wish to speak, please raise your hand, state your name and address, and address your comments to the Chair. Comments must relate to topics within the scope of responsibility of the Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee is not adopting or endorsing any of the comments made during the public comment period.