Sunday, January 13, 2019

FM #156 - Finance Committee - Capital Budget Part 1 - Jan 8, 2019 (audio)

This internet radio show or podcast is number 156 in the series for Franklin Matters.

This recording shares the Finance Committee meeting held at the Senior Center on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

The meeting is the first of two to review the Capital Budget by the Finance Committee. Today’s meeting will review the following agenda:
  • Fire
  • Police
  • Public Works
  • Sewer Enterprise
  • Water Enterprise

The second meeting, scheduled for Jan 15 will cover the remainder of the capital budget:
  • Schools
  • Facilities
  • Technology
  • Recreation

After hearing all the presentations, the Finance Committee will vote to recommend some or all of these (with or without modifications) to be brought to the Town Council for their review and vote.

The complete agenda documents for the Jan 8 and 15 meetings can be found on the Town of Franklin pages as follows:

Jan 8

Jan 15

The documents for the Capital Budget discussions can be found

Note: the document is a single PDF file with 166 pages, so it will take some time to download/open.

The total meeting recording runs just about 2 hours. Without further ado, here is the audio recording.

My notes for the meeting can be found:


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