Episode 816

FM #816 - Town Council Quarterbacking w/ Tom Mercer - 06/09/22

Published on: 11th June, 2022

This session of the radio show shares the Town Council Quarterbacking session with Chair Tom Mercer on Thursday morning, June 9, 2022.  The Town Council meeting was held on Wednesday, June 8.

·        ok, what just happened? 

·        What does it mean for Franklin residents and taxpayers?


a. Proclamation - Franklin Flyers Youth Hockey Team

b. Proclamation - Franklin High School Theatre Company

License Transactions

a. License Modification: Change of Hours - PH Franklin, Inc. d/b/a Raillery Public House, Located at 280 Franklin Village Drive, Franklin, MA 02038 

b. New Farmer Winery-Farmers Market License - Crave Mead, LLC d/b/a Crave Mead, Located at 7 Main St., Unit 1, Blackstone, MA 01504 


a. Presentation/Discussion: North Grove Priority Development Area Redevelopment Concept - Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Panel & MassDevelopment


a. Resolution 22-32: Salary Schedule: Full-Time Elected Official - Town Clerk

b. Resolution 22-30: FY22 Capital Plan Round 2 

e. Resolution 22-39: Authorizing the Additional Borrowing of Money to Pay Additional Costs of the Beaver Street Interceptor Replacement Project 

The conversation runs about 40 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Tom.


Meeting agenda =>    


Presentation on the Nu-Style property -> https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/agendas/franklin_presentation.pdf 

My notes -> 


My photos taken during the meeting are in one album   https://photos.app.goo.gl/6Rkh1UGK3MJ5Yz6S7 

YouTube video of meeting -> https://youtu.be/xQgdpRxgGOU

Keep up with events in Franklin vai the Community Calendar



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