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FM #778 - Town Council Meeting - 04/13/22
Episode 77816th April 2022 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
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This session shares part of the Franklin, MA Town Council meeting held on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. 

The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format: members of the Town Council and Town Administration personnel were in the Council Chambers, some members of the public participated in person, some via the Zoom conference bridge, all to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

Quick recap:

Recognition: Roger Magalhaes - Recipient of The Immigrant Learning Center’s Barry M. Portnoy Immigrant Entrepreneur Award in Outstanding Business Growth

Alcoholic Beverages Licensees – Failure to Pass Compliance Check

Jimmy D’s LLC d/b/a Jimmy D’s - 338 Union Street - appeared properly for their hearing, and will serve their one day suspension on 4/20/22

Neither TM1 Solutions, Inc. d/b/a 7-Eleven 37380 - 664 Union Street Nor Dharma Bhakti Corporation d/b/a Liquor World - 365 West Central Street appeared for their hearings and they were continued to the next meeting May 4. .     

Presentation: Community Planning: DHCD Multi-Family Housing Guidelines for MBTA Communities - Bryan Taberner, Director, Planning and Community Development allows the Town of Franklin to ‘check the box’ for this requirement in order to maintain compliance with the current draft regulations for an MBTA community

Only item of legislation was a key one in that the easement will enable the work for the intersection of Grove and Washington Sts. 

Resolution 22-26: Acceptance of Easement of Property at 732 Washington Street (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-26 - Majority Vote)

The meeting runs about an hour and 15 hours (1:15)

The show notes contain links to the meeting agenda. Let’s listen to the Town Council meeting of April 13, 2022

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Agenda document ->  https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/agendas/town_council_agenda_-_april_13_2022.pdf

My notes from the meeting  ->  

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tjSu0nkX9nkLF7fc3WPim7NVwH2nznJr/view?usp=sharing 

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