Monday, December 26, 2022

Downtown Zoning Discussion with Councilors Hamblen & Frongillo - 12/19/22 (audio)

FM #904 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 904 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares the audio recording of my conversation with Town Councilors Melanie Hamblen and Cobi Frongillo. We met in the Franklin TV Studio on Monday, Dec 19, 2022.

We talked about inclusionary zoning and other zoning items from the “Franklin For All” project which are now in the review and discussion process with the Economic Development Subcommittee that Melanie Chairs and for which Cobi is Vice-Chair. 


The recording of our conversation on zoning runs about 45 minutes. Let’s listen in.

Audio file ->


Cobi’s ride around Franklin taking photos of housing types

Cobi shared some Franklin Housing Data from DataTown (provided by MHP) via a Twitter thread

Prior discussion with Cobi on housing conference ->

Prior discussion on Franklin For All project ->


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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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examples of current Franklin housing from Cobi's bike ride around Franklin
examples of current Franklin housing from Cobi's bike ride around Franklin

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