Wednesday, January 13, 2021

FM #432 Talk Franklin - 1/08/21 (audio)

FM #432 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 432 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen and Marketing and Communications Specialist Anne Marie Tracey. We had our conversation via conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

We talk about: 

  • Town Council recap
  • Hazard plan
  • Beaver St interceptor authorization
  • Playground donation

Pandemic

  • Updated COVID-19 dashboard
  • Restrictions extended 2 weeks – Jan 24
  • Vaccine for first responders, handling the media

Looking ahead

  • Listening session – Jan 13
  • Council preview items
  • storm water
  • complete streets

Links to the key topics covered here are included in the show notes. 

The recording runs about 32 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie and Anne Marie.  Audio file = https://www.hipcast.com/podcast/HN7dRqbS

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Agenda document (and released supporting materials in one PDF)
https://franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif591/f/agendas/01-06-2021_town_council_agenda.pdf

Hazard Mitigation presentation doc  https://franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif591/f/mai/files/8a._hazard_mitigation_presentation_2020_update_presentation_handout.pdf

Hazard Mitigation Plan
https://franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif591/f/mai/files/10a._hazard_mitigation_0.pdf

Beaver St summary document  https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif591/f/mai/files/10b._21-02_beaver_street_interceptor.pdf

My notes from the meeting
https://www.franklinmatters.org/2021/01/town-council-meeting-jan-6-2021-recap.html  

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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

I hope you enjoy!

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FM #432 Talk Franklin - 1/08/21 (audio)
FM #432 Talk Franklin - 1/08/21 (audio)


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