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FM #779 - Town Council Quarterbacking with Tom Mercer - 04/14/22
Episode 77918th April 2022 • 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 April 13, 2022

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

We cover the following key topics

4. PROCLAMATIONS / RECOGNITIONS

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

6. HEARINGS - 7:00 pm

a. Alcoholic Beverages Licensees – Failure to Pass Compliance Check

i.      TM1 Solutions, Inc. d/b/a 7-Eleven 37380 - 664 Union Street

ii.      Dharma Bhakti Corporation d/b/a Liquor World - 365 West Central Street

iii.      Jimmy D’s LLC d/b/a Jimmy D’s - 338 Union Street

8. PRESENTATIONS / DISCUSSION

a. Presentation: Community Planning: DHCD Multi-Family Housing Guidelines for MBTA Communities - Bryan Taberner, Director, Planning and Community Development

9. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION

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

tease on EDC parking items coming to TC in May

Our conversation runs about 26 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 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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