Local officials released a $116 million fiscal year 2017 budget proposal this week - a measure the Town Council will deliberate upon later this month.
The $116,417,305 total operating budget would represent about a 2.5 percent increase over the $113,608,899 fiscal year 2016 budget. Town Administrator Jeffrey Nutting said the budget essentially provides level services without reducing staff or seeking an override.
"I am asking the council to increase firefighter staffing by one," he said. "I'm also asking for a deputy treasurer/collector in advance of retirements."
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The full budget document can be found here http://franklin.ma.us/Pages/FranklinMA_News/023DBE49-000F8513
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