Episode 864

FM #864 - Talk Franklin - 10/13/22

Published on: 18th October, 2022

This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen. We had our conversation via conference bridge.  

Topics for this session

  • Municipal aggregation 
  • Right of First Refusal – Schmidt’s Farm purchase recommended by CPC and public hearing held by Town Council;  CPA funding key
  • Downtown parking bylaws pending 2nd reading (Nov 2 meeting)
  • Dean student parking issues (Chancellor Augustus) did hold first neighborhood alliance meeting
  • Election, vote by mail ballots being sent by Town Clerk’s office

The conversation runs about 34 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie


Municipal aggregation information


Town Council meeting video ->  https://youtu.be/N6qHB7PJMq8

Town Council meeting audio -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/10/franklin-ma-town-council-mtg-100522.html 

Election collection for Nov 8, 2022 -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/10/election-collection-2022-state-election.html 

Community & Cultural District calendar https://www.franklinmatters.org/p/blog-page.html 


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Stephen Sherlock

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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