2023 Town Meeting Results

2023 Town Meeting

Monday, April 24, 2023
Attendance: 1377
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Attendance: 411

Warrant Articles

Download 2023 Annual Town Meeting Warrant (PDF)

Warrant Article Supplements and Substitute Motion (PDF)

  1. Hannah Lincoln Whiting Fund - Passed
  2. Assume Liability for DCR on Rivers, Harbors, Etc. - Passed 
  3. Reports of Various Town Committees - Passed 
  4. Report of the Personnel Board - Passed  
  5. Salaries of Town Officers - Passed
  6. Budgets - Passed
  7. Transfer from the Stabilization Fund - Passed
  8. Disbursement of Electric Light Department Receipts - Passed
  9. Building Department Revolving Fund  
  10. Department of Elder Services Revolving Fund - Passed
  11. Transfer Funds to the Reserve Fund - Passed  (See Warrant Article Supplements and Substitute Motion) 
  12. Establishment of a Tax Mitigation Stabilization Fund - Passed
  13. Establishment of a Capital Stabilization Fund - Passed
  14. Sale of 32 Rockwood Road - Passed
  15. Senior Center Feasibility - Passed
  16. Extension of Property Tax Relief: Senior Means-Tested Tax Exemption - Passed
  17. Acceptance of M.G.L. c. 59, § 5C½ - Passed
  18. Acceptance of M.G.L. c. 59, § 5N - Passed
  19. Community Preservation Committee Recommendations - Passed
  20. Amend General By-laws Article 18: Fees for Plumbing and Gas Permits  - Passed
  21. Amend General By-laws Article 29: Electrical Permit Fees - Passed
  22. Naming By-law - Passed
  23. Climate Action Implementation - Passed
  24. Permitting and Design of Inner Harbor Coastal Structures - Passed 
  25. Plastic Bottle Ban By-law: Commercial Sale or Distribution - Passed 
  26. Route 3A Sewer Project - Passed 
  27. Purchase of 30 Summer Street - Passed  (See Warrant Article Supplements and Substitute Motion) 
  28. Affordable Housing Restriction: 270 Central Street - Passed 
  29. Amend Zoning By-laws: Accessory Dwelling Units - Substitute Motion Passed (See Warrant Article Supplements and Substitute Motion)
  30. Amend Zoning By-laws: Minimum Occupancy Term for Residential Uses - Passed 
  31. Amend Zoning By-laws: Storage of Unregistered Vehicles - Passed 
  32. Amend Zoning By-laws: Downtown Hingham Overlay District - Passed 
  33. Amend Zoning By-laws: Amend Zoning By-laws: Hingham Harbor Overlay District - Passed 
  34. Amend Zoning By-laws: Electric Vehicle Charging Parking Requirements - Passed 
  35. Acceptance of Easements - Passed