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D. Citizen Comments
Citizens are welcome to express their views for up to five minutes on a matter that is not on the Agenda. The Council will not engage in a dialogue or comment on a matter raised during Citizen Comments. The Town Council will give remarks appropriate consideration and may ask the Town Administrator to review the matter.
2. Resolution 17-07: Local acceptance of Amended Provisions of G.L. Chapter 40, Sections 22A, 22B, and 22C (Motion to Move Resolution 17-07: Local Acceptance of Amended Provisions of G.L. Chapter 40, Sections 22A, 22B, and 22C - Majority vote (5))
motion to approve, seconded, passed 8-0
MA general law changes a current Town of Franklin practice
funds collected from parking would go to a fund for future purchases of space for parking
motion to approve, seconded, passed 8-0 (via roll call, Mercer absent)
the first of a set of bylaws zoning recreational marijuana with medical
follow up questions on potential challenges, this is setting us up conservatively as the State has not yet set up their process. The State will be the licensing authority for this. If the State doesn't do anything, our zoning actions set us up