Tuesday, March 2, 2021

FM #476 - Talk Franklin - 02/26/21 (audio)

FM #476 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 476 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: 
  • Re-opening changes effective March 1
  • Vaccine – readiness, awaiting supply (if provided)
Looking back
SchComm meeting
  • Vaccine update
  • Ventilation update
  • District newsletter
Finance Committee meeting
  • Debt and borrowing overview
Looking ahead
  • Community Preservation Committee organizational meeting - 3/2
  • School Committee legislative Forum - 3/2 
  • Board of Health meeting - 3/3
  • Economic Development - 3/3  How to setup to do business? (Franklin Business Guide)
  • Town Council meeting - 3/3  MBTA downtown station
Links to the key topics covered here are included in the show notes. The recording runs about 38 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie and Anne Marie.  Audio file = 


Agenda docs and connection info to the Town of Franklin meetings found on the calendar


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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.

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FM #476 - Talk Franklin - 02/26/21 (audio)
FM #476 - Talk Franklin - 02/26/21 (audio)

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