As he indicated at Tuesday’s Select Board meeting, Town Manager Norman Khumalo is organizing a survey of residents’ thoughts about Annual Town Meeting, focused on the lack of participation from voters.
The survey includes 17 questions and asks residents their opinions about Town Meeting, where they get their information, what prevents them from attending and what might encourage them to attend more often. It also includes questions about possible changes to Town Meeting procedures.
“Annual Town Meeting is an important legislative process and community participation is vital to help ensure the decisions that are made are reflective of our residents’ sentiments,” Khumalo stated. “We encourage residents to take a few moments to complete this survey. Your responses will provide us with important information that will help us as we plan for next year’s Annual Town Meeting.”
The survey is open to all Hopkinton residents, whether or not they are registered to vote or attended Town Meeting. It is available now and will remain open through Friday, June 3.