- Nomination for Chair,- Kelly, seconded, unanimous
- Nomination for Vice Chair - Mercer, seconded, 8-0-1 (8 for, 0 against, 1 abstain (Padula) )
- Nomination for Clerk - Jones, seconded, 8-0-1 (8 for, 0 against, 1 abstain (Padula) )
The appointment of Christopher M Sandini Sr as Finance Director/Comptroller was approved unanimously. Christopher replaces Susan Gagner who has retired.
A good portion of the meeting was devoted to an update and overview of the open meeting, public records law, and the ethics requirements now in effect for the Town Council. Attorney Mark Cerel led the presentation and answered the questions from the Councilors. You can view the document used here
In legislation for action, the Council approved the current Procedures Manual. They have the option to revise it if there are changes they would like to see.
The Council approved the Veterans Walkway formally proposed for this meeting after being previewed at the prior session.
The Council approved the allocation of $325,000 in new revenue for the Budget Stabilization Account. The new revenue is over and above the estimate used for the FY 2018 budget. The move was required before the tax hearing set for the next Council meeting.
The official Action Taken document was published by the Town of Franklin and can be found here
My notes recorded live during the meeting Wednesday can be found here
|the newly elected Franklin Town Council was sworn in on Nov 15, 2017|