This shares my conversation with Town Council Chair Tom Mercer. This is one of a series of conversations meant to provide a recap of the prior Council meeting. Akin to one of the many sports post-game analysis broadcasts we are familiar with in New England, this would be a discussion focused on the Franklin Town Council meeting of March 3, 2022:
- ok, what just happened?
- What does it mean for Franklin residents and taxpayers?
We cover the following key topics
PRESENTATIONS / DISCUSSIONS
a. Presentation: Other Post-Employment Benefits - Dan Sherman, Sherman Actuarial Services
9. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION
a. Resolution 22-15: Direction for Issuance of Request for Expressions of Interest for Town
Property Containing “South Franklin Congregational Meeting House” Located at 762
Washington Street (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-15 - Majority Vote)
b. Resolution 22-16: Authorization for Town Administrator to Negotiate and Execute New
Agreement Between Town and Franklin Community Cable Access, Inc. for PEG Programming
and Access Services (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-16 - Majority Vote)
a. Capital Budget Subcommittee – Mar 3, then to full Council likely March 16
b. Budget Subcommittee – Joint meeting – Mar 10 (Finance Cmte meeting - March 9)
c. Economic Development Subcommittee – met Weds before COuncil meeting, Franklin For All forum Mar 7
The recording runs about 25 minutes:
Links to the meeting agenda and associated documents released for this meeting are included in the show notes.
Let’s listen to this recording of Town Council Quarterbacking Mar 3, 2022
Town Council Agenda document ->
My notes for the meeting ->
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