|Agenda Meeting Date October 7, 2020|| |
The public will NOT be permitted to enter the building or participate in person. Only pre-approved participants on the meeting agenda will be allowed to enter the Building and participate in person. Residents can attend and participate via the “ZOOM” Platform.
A NOTE TO RESIDENTS: Due to the continued concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus and Governor Baker’s declared State of Emergency, we will be conducting a remote/virtual Town Council Meeting for all public access and participation. In an effort to ensure citizen engagement and comply with open meeting law regulations, citizens will be able to dial into the meeting using the provided phone number (Cell phone or Landline Required) OR citizens can participate by clicking on the attached link (Phone, Computer, or Tablet required). The attached link and phone number will be active for the duration of the meeting for citizens to ask questions/voice concerns. If residents are just interested in watching the meeting it will also be live-streamed by Franklin TV and shown on Comcast Channel 11 and Verizon Channel 29.
|1. ANNOUNCEMENTS|| |
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.
|2. CITIZEN COMMENTS|| |
Citizens are welcome to express their views for up to five 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|| |
September 16, 2020
|4. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITIONS|| |
- None Scheduled
|5. APPOINTMENTS|| |
- None Scheduled
|6. HEARINGS - 7:10pm|| |
a. Lot Line #4: Zoning Bylaw Amendment 20-858, Zoning Map Changes on or Near Beaver and Oak Streets
b. Bylaw Amendment 20-859: Sewer System Extension at 100 Daniels Street
|7. LICENSE TRANSACTIONS|| |
- None Scheduled
|8. PRESENTATIONS/DISCUSSIONS|| |
|9. SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS|| |
a. Capital Budget Subcommittee
b. Budget Subcommittee
c. Economic Development Subcommittee
|10. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION|
|10a. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION|| |
Resolution 20-58: Request for special legislation regarding the authority for the Town of Franklin, acting through the Franklin Town Council, to grant a wine and malt 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 20-58 - Majority Roll Call Vote)
|10b. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION|| |
Resolution 20-59: Authorizing the Borrowing of Money to Pay Costs of Washington and Grove Streets Intersection Improvements (Motion to Approve Resolution 20-59 - Two Thirds Majority Roll Call Vote)
|10c. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION|| |
Resolution 20-60: Gift Acceptance - Police Department, $200 (Motion to Approve Resolution 20-60 - Majority Roll Call Vote)
|10d. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION|| |
Zoning Bylaw Amendment 20-858: Zoning Map Changes on or Near Beaver and Oak Streets - Second Reading (Motion to adopt Zoning Bylaw Amendment 20-858 - Two Thirds Majority Roll Call Vote)
|10e. LEGISLATION FOR ACTION|| |
Bylaw Amendment 20-859: Sewer System Extension - 100 Daniels Street - Second Reading (Motion to Adopt Bylaw Amendment 20-859 - Majority Roll Call Vote)
|11. TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT|| |
|12. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS|
|13. COUNCIL COMMENTS|
|14. EXECUTIVE SESSION|| |
To investigate charges of criminal misconduct or to consider the filing of criminal complaints.
Two-Thirds Vote: requires 6 votes
Majority Vote: requires majority of members present and voting