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FM #681 - Town Council Quarterbacking with Chair Tom Mercer - 12/15/21
Episode 68119th December 2021 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
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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 December 15, 2021: 

  • ok, what just happened? 
  • What does it mean for Franklin residents and taxpayers?

We cover the following key topics

Appointments

  1. Franklin Cultural District Committee: Katherine Botelho
  2. Franklin Cultural District Committee: Patrick Timmons
  3. Community Preservation Committee: Richard (Rick) Power

2022 Annual Alcohol License Renewals -> https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/7a._license_renewal_memo_list_motion.pdf

Presentation - Human Resources: Karen Bratt, Human Resources Director

The recording runs about 27 minutes:

Links to the meeting agenda and associated documents released for this meeting are included in the show notes. 

Let’s listen to this recording of Town Council Quarterbacking Dec 16, 2021

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Town Council Agenda document ->   https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/agendas/december_15_town_council_agenda.pdf

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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.

I hope you enjoy!

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