Episode 806

FM #806 - Town Council FY2023 Budget Hearing #1 - P1 of 2 - 05/25/22

Published on: 29th May, 2022

This session of the radio show is part 1 of the 2 part audio recording of the Franklin, MA Town Council FY 2023 Budget Hearing #1 conducted on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. All nine members of the committee were present. 

The full 4 hour plus meeting is split into two approximately equal segments. In budget line item order, the Schools start the second section.

*** The first segment of the meeting runs 1 hour 57 minutes

The second segment of the meeting runs 2 hours and 10 minutes


a. FY23 Town Council Annual Operating Budget Hearing

i. FY23 Voting Document   https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/voting_document_fincom_level_fy23.pdf

ii. FY23 Town Administrator Budget Message (per Town Charter Section 6-4-1)   https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/2022-04-20_fy_2023_budget_message_narrative_working_document_5.pdf

iii. Appendix A1 - Town Administrator Recommended Budget Voting Document & Budget Book (per Town Charter prevision 6-5-1 and 6-5-2)    https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/appendix_a_town_of_franklin_budget_book_fy23_2.pdf

iv. Appendix B1 - Franklin School Committee Recommended FY22 Budget Executive

Summary  https://www.franklinps.net/sites/g/files/vyhlif4431/f/uploads/02._fy23_executive_summary-revised_4-25-22.pdf

My notes via Twitter -> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iO1kizDh3Wy_Kz6TuC0VBrDyENJVwsN_/view?usp=sharing 


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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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