Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Live Reporting: Town Council - March 28, 2018

Present: Hamblen, Casey, Dellorco, Mercer (remote), Kelly, Jones, Padula, Earls

Agenda ItemSummary
A. Approval of Minutes - March 14, 2018
A. Approval of Minutes - March 14, 2018

approval of minutes, seconded, passed 8-0-1 via roll call (Pellegri, abstained)

B. Announcements
B. Announcements - This meeting is being recorded by Franklin TV and shown on Comcast channel 11 and Verizon channel 29. This meeting may also be recorded by others.
C. Proclamations/Recognitions
C. Proclamations/Recognitions - Swearing in of Firefighter Paramedic
Peter Ballou

introduced by Chief McCarragher
sworn in by Town Clerk Teresa Burr

D. Citizen Comments
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.

Pam Young - 59 West St
speaking on behalf of neighbors
looking to resolve parking issue with Dean students
the parking restricts access for emergency vehicles
students moving trash containers to park, park in front of containers and block the trash pick up
the ambulance couldn't park in front of the house when it came to make a pick up

Jeff Eaglentine - Sherman Ave
look into an ordinance with keeping chickens in the yard
regulations are clear but the zoning in Chapter 185
restricts for space under 5 acres
grouped chicken in with livestock and not appropriate

Dale Kurtz - Veterans Service Officer
May 25 Memorial Day breakfast
authorizing the memorial walkway on Town Common
over 350 bricks sold thus far
meeting with DPW to discuss build process
looking to paint area for memorial day to show progress
45 plaques ordered to recognize those who passed during conflict
order by April 30 to have it placed with the first plot laying

Bob Gardner - Longhill Road
over 350 purchased, over 16 states purchased
after May 1, won't be able to guarantee first layng
will continue to sale and be laid on scheduled intervals; purchase no later than May 1
order forms available in multiple places
private donations are also welcome

Town Clerk = Teresa Burr
dog licenses due April 1
after this late fee of $30
go to website or call the office

E. Appointments
E. Appointments - Council on Aging
Faith Flaherty

motion to approve, second, passed 9-0 via roll call

F. Hearings
F. Hearings
G. License Transactions
G. License Transactions

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