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FM #780 - Town of Franklin Budget Cycle & Finance Terms - 04/14/22
Episode 78021st April 2022 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
00:00:00 01:06:14

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This shares my conversation with Town of Franklin Finance Director/Comptroller Chris Sandini and Treasurer/Collector Kerri Bertone. We had this conversation in the Franklin TV studios on Thursday, April 14, 2022.  

We cover the following key topics

  • A typical day for Finance Director/Comptroller
  • A typical day for Treasurer//Collector
  • The budget cycle, and fiscal year (July to June)
  • Three financial years; past, current, and future all in the mix

Our conversation runs about 62 minutes. Links to the documents referenced during this meeting are included in the show notes.  Let’s listen to this recording of my conversation with Kerri and Chris. 

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

Budget process low chart -> https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/new_budget_process.pdf 

MA Division of Local Services (DLS) Municipal Finance Glossary -> https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/08/qc/dlsmfgl.pdf 

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