Councilors voted on a number of bylaws, deleting a few from the town charter because they are redundant — such as a tobacco law that simply mimics a state law — and adding to others.
Two were added to in a substantial way. Councilors approved harsher punishments for parking in a fire lane, upping to fine from $15 to $50, and allowed town departments to make people put the number of their home’s address on their residences.
In the latter, Nutting said the town deals with a couple of people each year who are opposed to putting the number of their address on their home, which Nutting said is a public safety problem.
Near the beginning of the meeting Jack Lank, president of the United Regional Chamber of Commerce, congratulated Franklin on its recent economic summit, and applauded the town for its willingness to help businesses hoping to settle and grow in the town.
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My set of notes from the Town Council meeting can be found here