Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Talk Franklin with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen discusses parking, municipal aggregation, Schmidt's Farm and more (audio)

FM #864 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 864 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares my "Talk Franklin" conversation with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen. We had our conversation via conference bridge.  

Topics for this session

  • Municipal aggregation 

  • Right of First Refusal – Schmidt’s Farm purchase recommended by CPC and public hearing held by Town Council;  CPA funding key

  • Downtown parking bylaws pending 2nd reading (Nov 2 meeting)

  • Dean student parking issues (Chancellor Augustus) did hold first neighborhood alliance meeting

  • Election, vote by mail ballots being sent by Town Clerk’s office

The conversation runs about 34 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Jamie

Audio file ->


Municipal aggregation information 

Town Council meeting video ->

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Election collection for Nov 8, 2022 -> 

Community & Cultural District 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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Talk Franklin with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen discusses parking
Talk Franklin with Town Administrator Jamie Hellen discusses parking

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