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 April 13, 2022:
- ok, what just happened?
- What does it mean for Franklin residents and taxpayers?
We cover the following key topics
4. PROCLAMATIONS / RECOGNITIONS
a. Recognition: Roger Magalhaes - Recipient of The Immigrant Learning Center’s Barry M. Portnoy Immigrant Entrepreneur Award in Outstanding Business Growth
6. HEARINGS - 7:00 pm
a. Alcoholic Beverages Licensees – Failure to Pass Compliance Check
i. TM1 Solutions, Inc. d/b/a 7-Eleven 37380 - 664 Union Street
ii. Dharma Bhakti Corporation d/b/a Liquor World - 365 West Central Street
iii. Jimmy D’s LLC d/b/a Jimmy D’s - 338 Union Street
8. PRESENTATIONS / DISCUSSION
a. Presentation: Community Planning: DHCD Multi-Family Housing Guidelines for MBTA Communities - Bryan Taberner, Director, Planning and Community Development
9. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION
a. Resolution 22-26: Acceptance of Easement of Property at 732 Washington Street (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-26 - Majority Vote)
tease on EDC parking items coming to TC in May
Our conversation runs about 26 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 April 13, 2022
My notes from the meeting ->
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