Episode 894

FM #894 - Franklin (MA) Board Of Health Mtg - 12/07/22

Published on: 8th December, 2022

This session of the radio show shares the Town of Franklin Board of Health Meeting held on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. All three board members participated, 2 in room, 1 remote (hence roll call votes). Health Dept staff present were in the 3rd floor training room except for the inspector. 

Quick Recap:

  • Public hearing on proposed reflexology regulations being scheduled for Jan 4, 2023 meeting
  • Admin assistant position being posted in January to extend search to external candidates
  • Move from 2 times per year inspection for all food license holders to a risk based approach to begin in January. Higher risk food handling establishments would have more frequent inspections, lower risk establishments would have less. The risk ranking scale is part of what will be communicated with the establishments before January
  • Capture of food waste pilot program a success at Keller-Sullivan, Channel 10 had a crew in to do a story on it, will be expanded to other schools and to Senior Center. Suggested to include Tri-County

The meeting runs about 30  minutes. Let’s listen to the Board of Health meeting Dec 7, 2022.


The agenda can be found ->


My notes collected in a Twitter thread PDF ->



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