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FM #707 - Franklin Charter Discussion - Frank & Steve take winding road - P2 - 11/15/21
Episode 70723rd January 2022 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
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This shares part 2 of my conversation with Frank Falvey, of Franklin Presents, a long time Franklin resident and cable show host. This is part of a three-part series on the Town Charter, the process to change it, and some of the possible revisions that Frank and I discuss.  

While Frank and I start with the charter, we take a winding round through Franklin topics in this session.

Links to the current Town charter (modified in 2013) and the charter report for 1995 (prior changes) are included in the show notes. 

The recording runs just over an hour: Let’s listen to this recording of Frank and I talk about the charter.  

Note: while we mention the PCC’s role in communicating with the parents, there is also a School Council where parents join with faculty representatives in determining changes at the ‘school’ level.

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Current Town Charter ->  https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/revised_2013_1.pdf 

Charter Commission Report - 1995

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0wjbnXDBhczeUlRYUpQeFd0QXc/view?usp=sharing&resourcekey=0-afykQfGLjmP3-DNzc-H-uA

MA General Law Chapter 34  https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleVI/Chapter34A/Section4 

Division of Local Services (DLS) - newsletter summarizing change change process https://www.mass.gov/doc/october4thpdf/download 

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