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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Franklin Town Council November 2018 Meeting

The Franklin Town Council had their regular monthly meeting Monday, November 5, 2018, in the lower level of the town hall at 6 pm. The video, public agenda, and agenda packet are posted below in order to promote transparency in local government.


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Media Roll Call
(media outlets with representatives present for the meeting)

Macon Media (me)
The Franklin Press
The Macon County News and Shopping Guide

Public Agenda

Franklin Town Council
November 5, 2018
6:00 pm

I. Call to Order- Mayor Bob Scott

2. Pledge of Allegiance- Vice Mayor Barbara McRae

3. Approval of the October 1, 2018 Town Council Minutes

4. Adoption of the November 5, 2018 Town Council Agenda

5. Public Hearing 6:05 p.m. for the Proposed Economic Development Agreement for Project Wayah

6. Public Session

7. New Business
A.) Board Action on Proposed Economic Development Agreement for Project Wayah- Town Attorney John Henning Jr.
B.) Street Closing Request for Franklin Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade- Linda Harbuck
C.) Street Closing Request for Ruby Drop- Tim Crabtree
D.) Set Public Hearing for Re-Zoning Petition for Hendon Properties- Land Use Administrator Justin Setser
E.) Re-Appointment of Andrew Raby to the Town Planning Board- Land Use Administrator Justin Setser
F.) Re-Appointment of Tom Harris to the Town Planning Board- Land Use Administrator Justin Setser
G.) Discussion on Town of Franklin Travel Policy- Town Manager Summer Woodard and Human Resource Director Travis Tallent
H.) Discussion on Letter of Support for the Town of Highlands US 64 Truck Route Restrictions- Mayor Bob Scott
I.) Discussion on Blue Zones Project- Mayor Bob Scott
J.) Discussion on Alcohol Beverage Control Board- Council Member David Culpepper

8. Legal
A.) Discussion on Lazy Hiker Lease Agreement- Town Attorney John Henning Jr. and Town Manager Summer Woodard
B.) Closed Session for Discussion on Economic Development Incentives, N.C.G.S. 143-318 (a) (4)

9. Announcements
A.) Veterans Day and Ceremony will be Monday November 12, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
B.) Town Hall Offices will be closed Monday November 12, 2018 in observance of Veterans Day
C.) Town Hall Offices will be closed Thursday November 22, 2018 and Friday November 23, 2018 for Thanksgiving
D.) Winter Wonderland will be Saturday November 24th and Saturday December 1st, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

10. Adjournment

Agenda Packet


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Published at 2:22 am on November 6, 2018