Friday, September 30, 2022

Finance Committee votes new leadership slate, approves recommendation of additional funds for Red Brick renovation (audio)

FM #852 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 852 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares the Finance Committee meeting held on Wednesday, Sep 28, 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. 

First item of business was to vote for new Chair, Vice Chair, and Clerk. Only 8 members for this meeting, the 9th was approved by the Town Council in the meeting after this so they will be available for the next meeting.

  • voted to select new Chair - George Conley; Vice-Chair - Natalie Riley; Clerk - Nicole Corbosiero
  • Discussion on 5 year fiscal outlook provided by Town Administrator
  • Approves recommendation of $50K additional for Red Brick exterior renovation
  • Reviews stabilization funding balances and how they pay in the fiscal outlook for the Town
  • Future meeting items requested Board of Assessors, School Committee

The meeting recording runs about thirty-three minutes, so let’s listen to the Finance Committee meeting Sep 28, 2022.

Audio file ->


Meeting agenda =>  


Link to Finance Committee => 

My notes for the meeting => 

YouTube recording =>


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Franklin, MA: Finance Committee agenda for meeting scheduled Sep 28, 2022 at 6:00 PM
Franklin, MA: Finance Committee agenda for meeting scheduled Sep 28, 2022 at 6:00 PM

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