Episode 913

FM #913 - Town Council Mtg - 01/04/23

Published on: 9th January, 2023

This session of the radio show shares the Town Council meeting held in Council Chambers on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. All 9 members of the Council were present in the Council Chambers.

Quick recap:

  • Franklin Panthers 4th grade football team recognized for winning the State Championship
  • Video and info shared on the 2 National Register Historic Districts in Franklin that was prepared by Vicki Earls, Franklin Public Library
  • Town Council Goals Update in the middle of this two year term was provided by Jamie Hellen, Town Administrator
  • 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

The recording runs just over 2 hours. Let’s listen to the Town Council meeting on January 4, 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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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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