Town Meeting

November 2022 Special Town Meeting

At its meeting on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, the Hingham Select Board voted to schedule a Special Town Meeting on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at 7:00 PM at Hingham High School pursuant to Town of Hingham General By-laws Article 2 and M.G.L. c. 39, § 9.

The Select Board also voted to place local debt exclusion questions regarding Foster Elementary School and the Public Safety Facility upon the official ballot for the November 8, 2022 State election.

Videos: Special Town Meeting Question of the Week

Week 9: How Much Will the New Facilities Cost Me as a Taxpayer?
October 5, 2022

Week 8: How Will the Town Pay for the Public Safety Facility and New Elementary School?
September 28, 2022

Week 7: How Are the Proposed Public Safety Facility and New Elementary School Environmentally Friendly?
September 21, 2022

Public Information Sessions

  • Thursday, October 13, 7-9 p.m. - Sanborn Auditorium at Town Hall, 210 Central Street.
  • Wednesday, October 19, 7-9 p.m. - Remote, via Zoom.
    URL: https://zoom.us/join
    Webinar ID: 843 3346 2651
    Passcode: 643405
    Dial-in number: 929.205.6099
  • Saturday, October 22, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Hingham Middle School, 1103 Main Street.

Public Tours of Current Facilities

  • Monday, October 17, 5-7 p.m. - North Fire Station, Police Station, Senior Center, Foster Elementary School.
  • Saturday, October 22, 1-3 p.m. - North Fire Station, Police Station, Senior Center, Foster Elementary School.
  • Tuesday, October 25, 5-7 p.m. - North Fire Station, Police Station, Senior Center, Foster Elementary School.
  • Thursday, October 27, 12-2 p.m. - North Fire Station, Police Station, Senior Center.

No appointments are necessary to attend any public facility tour.

10 Year Projected Tax Impact

10-Year Projected Tax Impacts for Foster School  Public Safety Facility

Week 6: Why Are the Proposed Public Safety Facility and New Elementary School So Large?
September 16, 2022

Week 5: How Would a New Elementary School to Replace Foster Improve Services to the Community?
September 7, 2022

Week 4: What are the Deficiencies in the Current Foster School?
September 1, 2022 (rev.)

Week 3: How Would a New Public Safety Facility Improve Services to the Community?
August 23, 2022

Week 2: What are the Deficiencies in the Current Police and Fire Stations?
August 16, 2022

Week 1: Why are we holding a Special Town Meeting this fall?
August 9, 2022