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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Franklin Town Council November 2019 Regular Meeting

The Franklin Town Council held its regular monthly meeting for November 2019 on Monday, November 4, 2019.

Due to time constraints (coverage of the 2019 Municipal Elections tonight), this article is a stub and more information will be added in the future. Until then, here is the full video of the meeting. I (Bobby) apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Public Agenda

Town of Franklin Council Meeting
November 04, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order - Mayor Bob Scott
2. Pledge of Allegiance - Vice Mayor Barbara McRae
3. Adoption of the November 4, 2019 Town Council Agenda

4. Approval of Consent Agenda for November 4, 2019
A.) Approval of the October 7, 2019 Town Council Minutes
B.) Budget Amendments
C.) Set Public Hearing for Re-Zoning Petition for 312 Dryman Road
D.) Tax Releases

5. Public Hearing 6:05 p.m. for Plat Stamp Amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance
6. Public Session

7. New Business:
A.) Board Action on Plat Stamp Amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance
B.) Discussion on Bidwell Street Property- Mayor Scott
C.) Presentation of Town of Franklin Audit for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 - Martin Starnes Associate
D.) Adoption of Town of Franklin Retention Policy - Town Manager Summer Woodard
E.) Amendment to Town of Franklin Travel Policy -Town Manager Summer Woodard
F.) Discussion on Pro-Rated Sick Leave for the Town of Franklin - Human Resource Director Travis Tallent
G.) Discussion on Town of Franklin Employee Health Insurance Start Date - Human Resource Director Travis Tallent
8. Legal:
A.) Discussion on Data Breech Policy - Town Attorney John Henning Jr.

9. Announcements:
A.) Town Hall Offices will be closed Monday November 11, 2019 in observance of Veterans Day
B.) Annual Veterans Day Parade will be Monday November 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gazebo
C.) Town Hall Offices will be closed Thursday November 28th and Friday November 29th for Thanksgiving
D.) Winter Wonderland and the Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday November 30, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
10. Adjourn

(media outlets that sent representatives to the meeting, as well as elected critters, or announced candidates running for office, not sitting on this board, are listed here in the interest of promoting transparency and accountability).

Macon Media (me)
The Franklin Press
Blue Ridge Public Radio

Elected Critters


Candidate for Office

Peter Mosco


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Published at 3:50pm on Tuesday, November 5, 2019