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FM #524 - Talk Franklin - 04/23/21
Episode 52427th April 2021 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
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We had our conversation via conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

We talk about: 

Earth Day

  • Not just Apr 22, and out about Apr 24 with clean up efforts
  • Climate and repercussions

Budget hearings

  • Apr 27 - Town (Administration, Clerk, Library, Senior Center, etc.)
  • Apr 28 - Safety (Police, Fire, MECC)
  • Apr 29 - DPW (also enterprise accounts for water, sewer, trash/recycle and stormwater fee proposal)
  • May 4 - Schools

Re-opening

  • Mask, hygiene reminders
  • Rabies clinic info coming May 1
  • Pop up teaser

Links to the key topics covered here are included in the show notes. The recording runs about 31 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie and Anne Marie.

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Town of Franklin COVID-19 page = https://www.franklinma.gov/home/pages/vaccination-and-covid-19-data 

Finance Committee meetings - https://www.franklinma.gov/home/news/finance-committee-meetings 

Town of Franklin budget page  https://www.franklinma.gov/town-budget 

Franklin Schools budget page  https://www.franklinps.net/district/school-district-budget 

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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.

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