The public will NOT be permitted to enter the building or participate in person. Only pre-approved participants on the meeting agenda will be allowed to enter the Building and participate in person. Residents can attend and participate via the “ZOOM” Platform.
A NOTE TO RESIDENTS:
Due to the continued concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus and Governor Baker’s declared State of Emergency, we will be conducting a remote/virtual Town Council Meeting for all public access and participation. In an effort to ensure citizen engagement and comply with open meeting law regulations, citizens will be able to dial into the meeting using the provided phone number (Cell phone or Landline Required) OR citizens can participate by clicking on the attached link (Phone, Computer, or Tablet required). The attached link and phone number will be active for the duration of the meeting for citizens to ask questions/voice concerns. If residents are just interested in watching the meeting it will also be live-streamed by Franklin TV and shown on Comcast Channel 11 and Verizon Channel 29.
Link to access meeting: September 16, 2020 Town Council Meeting Link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83381726558
Call-In Phone Number: Call 1-929-205-6099 and enter Meeting ID # 833 8172 6558 --Then press #
This meeting is being recorded by Franklin TV and shown on Comcast channel 11 and Verizon Channel 29. This meeting may be recorded by others.
2. 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.
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
a. August 12, 2020
b. September 2, 2020
a. Library Board of Directors (Associate): Barbara Steele
b. Franklin Cultural Council: Jamele Adams
c. Franklin Cultural District: Amy Adams
d. Design Review: Gerald Wood
e. Design Review: Venkata KP Sompally
6. HEARINGS - 7:10pm
7. LICENSE TRANSACTIONS
Change in Manager - Let’s Eat (Franklin), LLC, d/b/a Three Restaurant, 461 West Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038
9. SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS
a. Capital Budget Subcommittee
b. Budget Subcommittee
c. Economic Development Subcommittee
10. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION
11. TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT
12. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
13. COUNCIL COMMENTS
14. EXECUTIVE SESSION
- Two-Thirds Vote: requires 6 votes
- Majority Vote: requires majority of members present and voting