This session of the radio show shares the conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen, Town Council Chair Tom Mercer, School Superintendent Lucas Giguere, and School Committee Chair Denise Spencer.
We had our conversation at the Municipal Building on Tuesday June 27,2023. Tom Mercer joined via Zoom.
Now that the major FY 2024 budget decisions are behind us, how we will go forward becomes the topic. The next steps start with the Joint Budget Subcommittee meeting scheduled for Aug 2.
Over the next several months, lots of conversations, and discussions should result in a plan to go forward that the ad-hoc residents committee can then spread the word on for a potential override decision by the Town.
The conversation runs about 54 minutes. Let’s listen to the recording of the way forward discussion on Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Town FY 2024 budget page -> https://www.franklinma.gov/town-budget/webforms/fy-24-budget-materials
School FY 2024 budget information -> https://www.franklinps.net/fy24budget
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