Thursday, May 5, 2016

"I think, quite frankly, this is overblown"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin
"Officials from the town's facilities department fielded concerns from the Town Council about the maintenance of town buildings at a recent meeting. 
Department members came to the last week's council meeting to give a presentation about the work they do, including information on the recent move of the library to a temporary location. 
Council members, though, said they wanted additional information about needed repairs to town buildings and the length of time it takes to complete them. 
"One of the things the council has asked for in the past is a report that tells us how many work orders... are out there, and how long they take to complete," said Councilor Thomas Mercer."

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The "Actions Taken Summary" post also includes the presentation document that the Facilities Dept used at last week's Town Council meeting.

Page 8, 9 and 10 have nice charts showing the volume of work orders by year and by building. In some cases, the amount of work orders decreases year over year. One item not mentioned is how long it takes to close a work order. This is the information still being looked for. I have heard it asked for several times over the past several years. Once it is provided, the numbers should speak for themselves and this is could be confirmed as 'overblown' or not.

from 2014, a new kind of 'green' on the Jefferson Elementary School
from 2014, a new kind of 'green' on the Jefferson Elementary School

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