The Franklin Town Board of Aldermen met last night for their first meeting of 2016. The full video is posted below and has a Table of Contents that will allow you to navigate to segments within the video if you have neither the time nor the intestinal fortitude to sit through the whole thing. You may wish to pause the video after the Table of Contents appear to choose what segment you wish to watch. In order to return to the Table of Contents to chose another segment, please click on the Table of Contents annotation on the upper left of the video.
The agenda that is shared with the public and the agenda that is given to board members and shared with members of the media is posted below that. A text play by play of the meeting is posted over on Facebook.
MEDIA ROLL CALL
(media outlets physically present at the meeting)
Macon County News and Shopping Guide
The Franklin Press
The Smoky Mountain News
The Aldermen will be meeting next for their annual retreat on Saturday January 23, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the lower level of Town Hall. It is the intent of Macon Media to stream live video the whole retreat for the public who cannot attend.
1. Call to Order- Mayor Bob Scott
2. Pledge of Allegiance- Vice Mayor Patti Abel
3. Adoption of the January 4, 2016 Town Board Agenda
4. Approval of the December 7, 2015 Town Board minutes
5. Public Hearing 7:05 p.m. for Special Use Permit Application for Scenic Ridge Development
6. Public Session
7. New Business
A.) Board Action on Special Use Permit Application for Scenic Ridge Development
B.) Presentation on Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Town of Franklin Audit- Martin Starnes Associate Cassie Wilson
C.) Update from Appalachian Trail Committee- Bill Vanhorn
D.) Set Public Hearing for Text Amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance Regarding Tasting Rooms- Land Use Administrator Justin Setser
E.) Forward Re-Zoning Petition for Carolina Mountain Drive to the Town Planning Board- Land Use Administrator Justin Setser
F.) Entegra Bank Account Signatories- Town Manager Summer Woodard and Town Finance Officer Kyra Doster
G.) Competitive Bidding Purchasing Program NJPA and HGACBUY for the Town of Franklin- Town Manager Summer Woodard and Town Finance Officer Kyra Doster
H.) Town Board Appointment to Orchard View Apartments Board- Town Manager Summer Woodard
I.) Town Board Committee Appointments- Mayor Bob Scott
A.) Discussion Regarding Town of Franklin Code of Ordinances Chapter 32 and Chapter 91- Town Attorney John Henning Jr, Town Manager Summer Woodard and Town Clerk Chad Simons
B.) Policy for Police Body Camera's- Town Attorney John Henning Jr, Town Manager Summer Woodard and Police Chief David Adams
C.) Town of Franklin Mercury Minimization Plan- Town Attorney John Henning Jr and Town Manager Summer Woodard
A.) Town Hall Offices will be closed Monday January 18, 2016 for Martin Luther King Jr Day
B.) Town Board Retreat will be Saturday January 23, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the Town Hall Board room
This agenda packet was shared with the media and Macon Media, in the interest of transparency, is sharing this public document with the public.