FRANKLIN TOWN COUNCIL
Agenda & Meeting Packet
October 5, 2022 - 7:00 PM
Meeting will be held at the Municipal Building
2nd floor, Council Chambers
355 East Central Street
1. ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIR
a. This meeting is being recorded by Franklin TV and shown on Comcast channel 11 and Verizon Channel 29. This meeting may be recorded by others.b. Chair to identify members participating remotely.c. Municipal Aggregation Electricity Rates.
2. CITIZEN COMMENTS
a. Citizens are welcome to express their views for up to three minutes on a matter that is not on the agenda. The Council will not engage in a dialogue or comment on a matter raised during Citizen Comments. The Town Council will give remarks appropriate consideration and may ask the Town Administrator to review the matter.
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - None Scheduled.
4. PROCLAMATIONS / RECOGNITIONS - None Scheduled.
5. APPOINTMENTS - None Scheduled.
6. HEARINGS - 7:00 pm
a. Chapter 61A, Town’s Right of First Refusal to Purchase Approx. 113 Acres of Land together with any and all buildings and any other improvements thereon, located at 215 Prospect St., Franklin. https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/6a._1_-_memo_-_schmidts_farm_rofr.pdf
7. LICENSE TRANSACTIONS
a. License Modification - Change of Manager: Mormax Corporation d/b/a BJ’s Wholesale Club #105, Located at 100 Corporate Drive, Franklin, MA 02038 https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/7a_bjs_change_of_mgr.pdf
8. PRESENTATIONS / DISCUSSION
a. Discussion: Norfolk County Commission
9. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION
a. Resolution 22-62: Request for Special Legislation Re: Authority for the Town of Franklin Acting Through the Franklin Town Council to Grant an All Alcoholic Beverages Not to be Drunk on the Premises Alcoholic Beverages License in Excess of the Town’s Quota to Madd Deli, Inc. D/B/A Dacey’s Market (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-62 - Majority Roll Call Vote) https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9a._web_22-62_daceys_market.pdf
b. Bylaw Amendment 22-884: Chapter 170, Vehicles and Traffic, Article IV, Stopping, Standing and Parking, §170-15 Parking Prohibitions and Limitations, D. Parking Prohibited, Downtown Parking Map - First Reading (Motion to Move Bylaw Amendment 22-884 to a Second Reading - Majority Vote) https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9b._web_22-884_parking_map.pdf
c. Bylaw Amendment 22-885: Chapter 170, Vehicles and Traffic, §170-20, Additional regulations; violations and penalties. - First Reading (Motion to Move Bylaw Amendment 22-885 to a Second Reading - Majority Vote) https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9c._-_bylaw_amendment_22-885_amendment_chapter_170_ta_auth_to_set_fees.pdf
d. Bylaw Amendment 22-886: Chapter 82, Fees, Municipal Service, § 82-6, Subsection K. Police - First Reading (Motion to Move Bylaw Amendment 22-886 to a Second Reading - Majority Vote) https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9d._-_bylaw_amendment_22-886_amendment_chapter_82_municipal_service_fees_striking_quarterly_fees.pdf
e. Bylaw Amendment 22-879: Chapter 170, Vehicles and Traffic, Appendix A, Fines, Parking Violations - First Reading (Motion to Take off the Table and Move Bylaw Amendment 22-879 to Second Reading - Majority Vote) https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/bylaw_amendment_-_parking_fees.pdf
f. Resolution 22-63: Gift Acceptance - Police Dept. ($2,550), Fire Dept. ($2,500) (Motion to Approve Resolution 22-63 - Majority Vote) https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/9f._web_22-63_gift_acceptance.pdf
10. TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
a. Beaver Street Interceptor
11. SUBCOMMITTEE & AD HOC COMMITTEE REPORTS
a. Capital Budget Subcommittee
b. Budget Subcommittee
c. Economic Development Subcommittee
12. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
13. COUNCIL COMMENTS
14. EXECUTIVE SESSION - None Scheduled.
15. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
Two-Thirds Vote: requires 6 votes
Majority Vote: requires majority of members present and voting
Agenda and documents released for this meeting
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