Episode 1174

FM #1174 - Franklin (MA) Town Council Mtg - 04/10/24 - P2 of 2

Published on: 16th April, 2024

This session shares the Town Council meeting of Wednesday, April 10, 2024 in 2 parts. All 9 councilors took part, 8 in Chambers and 1 was remote for all but the last few minutes (Frongillo).

Part 1 

Covers the first hour of the meeting

  • Citizen Comments
  • Approval of Minutes - March 13, 2024
  • Appointment to Design Review Commission - Priya Natarjan
  • 2 ABCC license transactions

And then skips past the 40b section to include the last 30+ minus of the meeting

  • Legislation for Action
  • Town Administrator’s Report
  • Subcommittee reports
  • Future Agenda Items
  • Council Comment
  • Enter Executive Session (not to return to open session)

Part 2

Includes the entire section around the proposed “friendly 40b” development of the Stobbarts Nursery (approx. 2.5 hours)


The Franklin TV broadcast of the 4 hour session is available for replay on YouTube ->  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4WPC4cB_S4 

Agenda and supporting documents for this session -> 


My notes captured via Twitter can be found in one PDF file -> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1labnvYVykW4HGk01mHIQDk7d725ikuLn/view?usp=drive_link 

Photo album with the slides as captured during the presentation on Wednesday



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Stephen Sherlock

I volunteer as the Community Information Director for Franklin, MA (USA)*. I have been providing accurate and timely information about what matters in Franklin since 2007. Currently working in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Radio (wfpr.fm) since October 2019.

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