Wednesday, February 8, 2023

FPS Redistricting Advisory Cmte meeting of Feb 7, 2023 (audio)

FM #937 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 937 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares the Franklin Public Schools Redistricting Advisory Committee Meeting held in hybrid format with folks at the FHS Media Center on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 as well as some members who participated remotely.

Given this was a working session, the major whole group sections of the meeting audio is what is shared here. There is one break in the audio when the breakout discussion was held at each table. The audio for the table breakout is replaced by a brief music interlude.

Quick Recap

  • Review of the objectives and timeline

  • Presentation on 3 options depicted in a new “storymap”

  • Feedback discussed at each table and to be collected via survey form for the committee

  • Next steps - public forums scheduled for Mar 7 and Mar 13 with survey form to collect feedback. Both sessions will present same material; one in person, one via remote

  • Next advisory meeting Mar 21 to prepare for School Committee presentation scheduled for Apr 25 and School Committee vote scheduled for May 9

The edited meeting audio recording runs about 72 minutes. Let’s listen to whole group discussion position of Redistricting Advisory Committee Meeting of Feb 7

Audio link ->


Agenda doc for Feb 7, 2023 meeting 

Redistricting Advisory Committee page -> 

My notes in one Twitter threader document 

The photo album shared via Twitter of the pix taken of the meeting and presentation slides 


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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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FPS Redistricting Advisory Cmte meeting of Feb 7, 2023 (audio)
FPS Redistricting Advisory Cmte meeting of Feb 7, 2023 (audio)

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