Episode 821

FM #821 - Town Council Quarterbacking - 06/23/22

Published on: 25th June, 2022

This session of the radio show shares the Town Council Quarterbacking session with Chair Tom Mercer on Thursday morning, June 23, 2022.  The Town Council meeting was held on Wednesday, June 22.

·        ok, what just happened? 

·        What does it mean for Franklin residents and taxpayers?


a.     Proclamation and Performance: Electric Youth

b.     Proclamation: LGBTQIA+ Pride Month Recognition


a.     Richard Salve - New Hire, Firefighter/Paramedic - Fire Department

b.     Timothy Sweeney - New Hire, Firefighter/Paramedic - Fire Department

c.     Annual Reappointments of Boards and Committees  


d.     Tri-County School Committee Appointment – Jennifer D’Angelo



a.     Resolution 22-36: FY23 CPA Budget & Reservations (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-36 - Majority Vote)   https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9a.pdf

b.     Resolution 22-37: FY23 CPC Appropriation of Capital Funds (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-37 - Majority Vote)   https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9b.pdf

c.     Resolution 22-38: CPC Appropriation of Funds - Debt Service Maple Hill Land (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-38 - Majority Vote)  https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9c.pdf

d.     Resolution 22-40: Appropriation Transfers FY22 (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-40 - Majority Vote)  https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9d.pdf

e.     Resolution 22-41: Authority for Town Administrator to File Clean Water State Revolving Fund

Application (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-41 - Majority Vote)  https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9e.pdf

f.      Resolution 22-42: Gift Acceptance - Veterans’ Services Dept. ($1,960) (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-42 - Majority Vote)  https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9f.pdf

The conversation runs about 30 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Tom.


Meeting agenda =>    


My notes taken via Twitter are captured in this PDF


My photos taken during the meeting are in one album   https://photos.app.goo.gl/h52SdtFSfb6gxofZA 

YouTube video of meeting ->  https://youtu.be/J0rn18f6aiM   

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