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 6, 2022:
ok, what just happened?
What does it mean for Franklin residents and taxpayers?
We cover the following key topics
ISO Class-1 Announcement, Franklin Fire Department
a. New Employee: Fire Department - James Koch
b. New Employee: Fire Department - Michael Eaton
HEARINGS - 7:00 pm
a. Street Acceptances: Brandywine Drive and Portion of Charles Drive
i. Legislation for Action Item: 9b
a. License Modification: Change of Location - NDO Enterprises, LLC d/ b/a Pour Richard’s Wine and Spirits, Located at 14 Grove Street
b. License Modification: Alteration of Premises - Let’s Eat Franklin, LLC d/b/a 3 Restaurant, Located at 461 West Central Street
c. New Section 12 Restaurant Common Victualer All Alcohol License and Approval of Veronika Matunin as the Manager - Windtop Acres d/b/a Birchwood Bakery, Located at 17 East Central Street
*** More restaurants operating now than pre-pandemic
PRESENTATIONS / DISCUSSIONS
· Presentation: ARPA Update - Town Administrator Jamie Hellen
· Storm water fee – final approval
· Passport photo fee
Our conversation runs about 37 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 7, 2022