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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Franklin Aldermen
August 2016 Regular Meeting

The Franklin Town Board of Aldermen met last night, Monday, August 1st, for the regular monthly meeting. Video, public agenda and press packet are posted below for your convenience. The next meeting of the town board is scheduled for September 6, 2016.

Only one citizen showed up for this meeting.

(media organizations with reporters present at the meeting)

Macon Media 
The Macon County NEws and Shopping Guide
The Franklin Press

Town of Franklin Board of Aldermen
Regular Scheduled Meeting
Agenda Monday August 1, 2016 7:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order- Mayor Bob Scott

2. Pledge of Allegiance- Vice Mayor Patti Abel

3. Adoption of the August 1, 2016 Town Board Agenda

4. Approval of July 5 and July 19, 2016 Town Board minutes

5. Public Session

6. New Business

A.) Tax Releases- Tax Collector Jessie Wilkins

B.) Budget Amendments- Finance Officer Kyra Doster

C.) Street Closing Request for Candlelight Vigil for Suicide Awareness and Prevention- Town Manager Summer Woodard

D.) Resolution Authorizing Tax Collector to Collect 2016 Taxes- Town Manager Summer Woodard

E.) Update on Town of Franklin Water Treatment Plant Project- Town Manager Summer Woodard

F.) Lakeside Drive Sidewalk Project- Town Manager Summer Woodard

G.) Traffic Calming Solutions- Alderman Barbara McRae

7. Legal

A.) Tyler Technologies Software License and Services Agreement- Town Attorney John Henning Jr.

B.) South Data Services Agreement- Town Attorney John Henning Jr.

C.) Closed Session- Pursuant to G.S. 143-318.11 (a) (5), to establish or to instruct the public body's staff or negotiating agents concerning the position to be taken by or on behalf of the public body in negotiating the price and other material terms of a contract or proposed contract for the acquisition of real property by purchase, option, exchange, or lease, being that property located at 196 West Palmer Street.

8. Announcements

A.) Applications for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Non-Profit Funding Pool are available at Town Hall and online at All applications are due Monday August 22, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.

B.) Public Safety Day will be Saturday August 27, 2016 at the Town Gazebo from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

C.) The Town Hall Offices will be closed Monday September 5, 2016 in observance of Labor Day

D.) The next regularly scheduled Town Board meeting will be Tuesday September 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

9. Adjourn