Episode 853

FM #853 - Franklin (MA) Town Council Mtg - 09/28/22

Published on: 30th September, 2022

This session of the radio show shares the Town Council meeting held in Council Chambers on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. All 9 members of the Council were present in the Council Chambers

  • Appointments

a. Agricultural Commission - Daniel Morse

b. Conservation Commission - Meghann Hagen

c. Council on Aging - Kimberly Mu-Chow

d. Finance Committee - Michael Hamilton

  • Approved Request for Proposals for Town Property Containing "South Franklin Congregational Meeting House"
  • Voted to table Bylaw Amendment 22-880 as a newer version of that is coming in the next meeting
  • Municipal aggregation protects Franklin residents from the proposed NationalGrid electric rate increase
  • Touch a truck – Oct 15 (10 AM to 2 PM)
  • Red Brick School exterior renovation underway
  • State flag resolution request – Oct 19 state legislation (Roy, Rausch, & Spilka) visits Council
  • Harvest Festival – Sat Oct 1, rain date Oct 2
  • Chair recused himself, Vice-Chair took Council into Executive Session not to return to open meeting

The recording runs about 55 minutes, so let’s listen to the Town Council meeting on September 28, 2022.

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Meeting agenda =>    

https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/agendas/september_28_town_council_mtg_agenda.pdf 

My notes -> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eAHa49OpU8nK1RDzU42n74iDy77-smig/view?usp=sharing 

The meeting video is also available for viewing on YouTube  https://youtu.be/oZ84NlUKaNE 

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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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