How much Franklin ends up spending on snow/ice over the current budget will reduce the amount available for capital items. You may recall that Franklin uses the 'free cash' amount to fund capital each year. In years when the snow/ice budget stays reasonably within its limit, the capital budget can be healthy. This winter, the snow and ice budget is going past the $950,000 set. How much we'll end up with is anyone guess.
Town Administrator Jeff Nutting provided most of the insights with his updates.
The Council went into executive session to discuss the strategic approach for the negotiating season. All the union contracts are up for renewal this year.
|Look what a little sun can do. Tuesday morning the street was completely white. By late afternoon, it lookedlike this|