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 January 19, 2022:
ok, what just happened?
What does it mean for Franklin residents and taxpayers?
We cover the following key topics
Moment of silence for former Councilor Andy Bissanti
Proclamation/Recognition: Police Department
Retirement - Sgt. Brian Johnson
Retirement - Patrol Officer Rick Grover
Moving On - Kallie Montagano, Clinical Social Worker
FY23 Department of Public Works Budget & Enterprise Fund Preview Brutus Cantoreggi, Director of Public Works
Resolution 22-04: Adoption of 2021-2022 Town Council Goals
Resolution 22-05: FY22 Transfer of MECC Appropriation
Resolution 22-06: Gift Acceptance - Senior Center
LGBTQ+ Discrimination Project (Franklin High School) (video)
The recording runs about 38 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 Jan 20, 2022