FM #701 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 701 in the series.
This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen and Marketing Communication Specialist Lily Rivera. We had our conversation via the Zoom Conference Bridge.
Conversation around current events
The passing of former Town Council Andy Bissanti
The move of Superintendent Sara Ahern to a position in Barnstable effective July 1
New leadership at the Senior Center; Director Danielle Hopkins and Deputy Director Christina LaRose
COVID-19 – change to remote meetings? No
Finance Committee - budget timeline and lesson on revenue process
Reminder on Municipal aggregation – direct mailer coming
Community Preservation Act - public hearing, priority list starting
Town Council - to hear from DPW on their budget overview
The recording runs about 37 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie and Lily. Audio file -> https://anchor.fm/letstalkfranklin/episodes/New-Year--New-Beginnings-e1d41ei/a-a78mor3
Council on Aging meeting - introductions of Director Danielle Hopkins and Deputy Director Christina LaRose and ensuing discussion -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/01/recap-senior-center-new-director-and.html
Finance Committee recording -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/01/finance-committee-gets-lesson-on.html
Municipal aggregation mailing update -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/01/attention-franklin-residents-dynegy.html
Community Preservation Committee - Public Hearing ->
Town Council agenda -> https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/agendas/tc_agenda_jan_19_2022.pdf
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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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|"Talk Franklin" covers current news with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen - 01/14/22 (audio)|
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