Episode 869

FM #869 - Talk Franklin - 10/27/22

Published on: 2nd November, 2022

This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen and we welcome for the first time to join us Alecia Alleyne, Assistant to the Town Administrator. We had our conversation via conference bridge.  

Topics for this session

  • Welcome Alecia  
  • November 8 election
  • early voting continues in Town Clerk's office
  • observation sessions for opening & depositing scheduled
  • Town council 
  • Recap: Legislative delegation visit, Schmidt’s Farm purchased approved with CPA funds
  • teaser: parking by laws; budget adjustment, tax rate hearing scheduled for Nov 30 & a snow update

The conversation runs about 25 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie and Alecia.


Town Administrator page -> https://www.franklinma.gov/administrator

Oct 19, 2022 agenda -> https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/agendas/october_19_town_council_agenda_0.pdf

Oct 19, 2022 meeting YouTube video -> https://youtu.be/2vd8NUH0kt0 

Schmidt’s Farm presentation (Chap 61a right of first refusal) -> https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/schmidt_farm_61a_presentation.pdf

Nov 2, 2022 agenda -> 



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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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