Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Live Reporting: Town Council - May 16, 2018

Present: Hamblen, Casey, Dellorco, Mercer, Kelly, Jones, Padula, Pellegri, Earls
Absent: none

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Agenda ItemSummary
A. Approval of Minutes
A. Approval of Minutes
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.

volunteers still looked for the Downtown Beautification day
bricks for sale at the Library and the veteran's walkway

C. Proclamations/Recognitions
C. Proclamations/Recognitions

recognition for DPW, Water Dept
for outstanding performance for water conservation

lower per resident water usage in State
the whole water crew does a great job

D. Citizen Comments
D. Citizen CommentsCitizens 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.

Gary McCarragher - next week is national medical services
they delivered a baby and then attended someone who took their own life, they do a range of things on a daily basis

Monique Doyle for the support of the Library renovations

E. Appointments
E. Appointments
F. Hearings
F. Hearings  - FY 2019 Budget Hearing - 7:10 PM
G. License Transactions
G. License Transactions - La Cantina Winery Company

looking for a license to sell at the Town Common/Farmer's Market

Pellegri - question on police detail required?
Nutting - this is for samples and purchases, not consumption

This is third year participating in the market, we are cautious in our selling, we are building a community here in Franklin

Jones - appreciate your help with non-profits in the area, particularly the recent one for the FEF, it was well received

H. Presentations/Discussions
H. Presentations/Discussions - Franklin Farmer's Market

Cynthia Garbosci, market manager
starting in June

coordinating with groups/org to expand
working with Library for example to do a scavenger hunt 
anything for sale needs to be related to farm and farm produce
every Friday starting June 1, from 12-6
no market on July 6th (due to other events on the Common)

I. Subcommittee Reports
I. Subcommittee Reports
1. Capital

2. Budget

3. EDC
nothing tonight

J. Legislation for Action
J. Legislation for Action
1. Resolution 18-21Expenditure Limits for FY 2019 on Departmental Revolving Funds Established by Franklin Town Code Chapter 73, as Provided in G. L. Chapter 44 Section 53E 1/2, as Amended (Motion to Move Resolution 18-21 - Majority Vote (5))

motion to approve, seconded, passed 9-0

annual requirement to be set
no comments, no questions from Council
J. Legislation for Action
J. Legislation for Action
2. Resolution 18-22Salary Schedule, Full Time Elected Official (Motion to Move Resolution 18-22 - Majority Vote (5))

motion to approve, seconded, passed 9-0

this is the last year of the agreement

J. Legislation for Action
J. Legislation for Action
3. Resolution 18-23Compensation Plan, FY 2019 (Motion to Move Resolution 18-23 - Majorirty Vote (5))

motion to approve, seconded, passed 9-0
recommended increase of 3% in the ranges, separate and apart from individual salaries

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