This shares my conversation with Town Council Chair Tom Mercer. This is one of a series of conversations meant to provide a recap of the prior Council meeting. Akin to one of the many sports post-game analysis broadcasts we are familiar with in New England, this would be a discussion focused on the Franklin Town Council meeting of Jan 4, 2023:
- ok, what just happened?
- What does it mean for Franklin residents and taxpayers?
We cover the following key topics
PROCLAMATIONS / RECOGNITIONS
a. Proclamation: Franklin Panthers 4th Grade Football Team
PRESENTATIONS / DISCUSSION
National Register Historic Districts in Franklin - Vicki Earls, Franklin Public Library https://youtu.be/KdGHozDRa1E
Town Council Goals Update - Jamie Hellen, Town Administrator
LEGISLATION FOR ACTION
Renewal of Municipal agreement with Tri-County for school resource officer
Ratification of 3 contract adjustments with Police (2) and Fire (1)
Authorize formation of four committees
• Arts & Culture
• Master Plan
• Police Station
• Davis Thayer reuse
Our conversation runs about 41 minutes
Links to the meeting agenda and associated documents released for this meeting are included in the show notes.
Let’s listen to this session of Town Council Quarterbacking recorded Jan 5, 2023
Meeting agenda and documents released for this session ->
The National Register Historic Districts presentation -> https://youtu.be/KdGHozDRa1E
Watch the Franklin.TV video replay on YouTube -> https://youtu.be/N-WomocGBlc
My notes in one threaded PDF document -> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iIH7JAlnlgN69HDkUYIS-3U44pUSUW15/view?usp=share_link
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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana" c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.
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