Episode 706

FM #706 - Town Council Meeting - 01/19/22 - P3 of 3

Published on: 22nd January, 2022

This session shares part of the Franklin, MA Town Council meeting held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. 

The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format: members of the Town Council and Town Administration personnel, the Police retirement and promotion individuals, along with their guest and family members were in the Council Chambers, some members of the public participated in person, some via the Zoom conference bridge, all to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

I’ve split the just about two hours and five minutes ( 2:05 total elapsed time) into three (3) logical segments:

  • First - covers the opening, recognition of three Police Dept individuals (~29 mins)
  • Second - covers the DPW budget overview and Q&A session (~ 1:07 minutes) 
  • Third - covers the Legislation for Action, Council Comments and meeting close (~ 29 minutes)

The show notes contain links to the meeting agenda. Let’s listen to this segment of the Town Council meeting of Jan 19, 2022


Town Council Agenda document ->  https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/agendas/tc_agenda_jan_19_2022.pdf 

My notes for the meeting -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/01/recap-town-council-gets-whole-lot-of.html 

Town Council Quarterbacking session (a short recap with Council Chair Tom Mercer) ->



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Stephen Sherlock

I volunteer as the Community Information Director for Franklin, MA (USA)*. I have been provide 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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