FM #701 - Talk Franklin - 01/14/22
This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen and Marketing Communication Specialist Lily Rivera. We had our conversation via the Zoom Conference Bridge.
Conversation around current events
- The passing of Former Town Council Andy Bissanti
- The move of Superintendent Sara Ahern to a position in Barnstable effective July 1
- New leadership at the Senior Center; Director Danielle Hopkins and Deputy Director Christina LaRose
COVID-19 – change to remote meetings? Given positivity of 23%
- Finance Committee, budget timeline, lesson on revenue process
- Reminder on Municipal aggregation – direct mailer coming
- Community Preservation Act - public hearing, priority list starting
- Town Council to hear from DPW on their budget overview
The recording runs about 37 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie and Lily.
Council on Aging meeting - introductions of Director Danille Hopkins and Deputy Director Christina LaRose and ensuing discussion -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/01/recap-senior-center-new-director-and.html
Finance Committee recording -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/01/finance-committee-gets-lesson-on.html
Municipal aggregation mailing update -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/01/attention-franklin-residents-dynegy.html
Community Preservation Committee - Public Hearing ->
Town Council agenda -> https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/agendas/tc_agenda_jan_19_2022.pdf
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