FM #729 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 729 in the series.
This session of the radio show shares the Finance Committee meeting held on Wednesday, February 9, 2022.
The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format: 7 members of the Finance Committee were in the Council Chambers along with some of the public, 1 member was remote along with some members the public via conference bridge, all to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period. (1 member was absent to complete the accounting of the 9 member committee)
Chair Bill Dowd opens the Finance Committee, 8 members participating (1 absent; 1 remote, hence roll call votes req'd)
They heard the proposed revisions to fiscal policy doc, as marked up, minor change suggested to include the enterprise accounts specifically under the heading, rather than listed separately; approved to send to Town Council
They heard the proposal for the FY 22 capital plan, clarification questions asked along the way before approving $2+M to send to Town Council
Joint budget subcommittee scheduled to meet March 10, next meeting of FinCom scheduled for March 9, canceling the April meeting as they will be meeting over four nights in May for the budget hearings
The recording runs about 45 minutes, so let’s listen to the Finance Committee meeting Feb 9, 2022. Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-729-finance-cmte-mtg-02-09-22
Meeting agenda =>
Link to Finance Committee => https://www.franklinma.gov/finance-committee
My notes for the meeting => https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/01/recap-finance-committee-gets-walk.html
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|Finance Committee approves FY22 Capital Plan and revisions to ToF fiscal policy - 02/09/22 (audio)|