Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Live reporting: Subcommittee reports, legislation through to closing

. Subcommittee Reports
I. Subcommittee Reports
1. Capital - not at this time
2. Budget - not at this time
3. EDC - just held a meeting, will be bringing a few items forward at next meeting

J. Legislation for Action
J. Legislation for Action
1. Resolution 18-17: Acceptance of Gift - Franklin Cultural Council (Motion to Move Resolution 18-17 - Majority Vote (5))

motion to approve, seconded, passed 9-0

2. Bylaw Amendment 18-801: Amendment of Service Fees - Solid Waste and Recycling - 1st Reading (Motion to Move Bylaw Amendment 18-801 to a 2nd Reading - Majority vote (5))

Proposed increase of $4 in trash/recycling rate effective 7/1/18

motion to move to second reading, seconded, passed 9-0

K. Town Administrator's Report
K. Town Administrator's Report

ArtWeek kicks off Apr 26
banners downtown to help promote

budget going to printer, forced to use rainy day account to balance the budget, can do one year but it is not a sustainable model
keep staffing etc whole for this year with so many folks new to the process;  right after this passes, then start discussions on what to do for Fiscal 2020

L. Future Agenda Items
L. Future Agenda Items
Q - on the E Warren reimbursement for school use
A - totally a schools item not a town issue, Jeff will check with Superintendent

Q - can we join the
A - going to seminar on this topic at end of April, will update then

Q - what's up with the Dean area and neighbors?
A - meeting end of May being scheduled

M. Council Comments
M. Council Comments

Casey - great job on Cultural Advocacy Day
Ben Franklin books back at the Library

Dellorco - condolences to the Sewell family 

Earls - exploratory meeting to discuss a Franklin Technology meeting

Pellegri - appraisal day at the Historical Museum Apr 20; 1 - 4PM
Open House - Apr 21 - 10 - 1 PM, tours, raffles, etc.

Padula - condolences to the Sewell family

Jones - at the Arts Advocacy Day, co-hosting a session
condolences to the Sewell family

Mercer - condolences to the Sewell family
it was an ok turnout to see the Ben Franklin books return to the Library, it was good to hear the comments from the folks visiting

N. Executive Session
N. Executive Session - None

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