Franklin, NC Public NoticesIncorporated 1855
TOWN OF FRANKLIN, NC PUBLIC NOTICES
September 03, 2021 - REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS:
WATER TREATMENT PLANT EXPANSION
DRINKING WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND
Pursuant to NCGS 143-64.31, the Town of Franklin (hereinafter the "Town") is soliciting Statements of interest and Qualifications from engineering firms to provide engineering services related to the award of SRF funding for the expansion of the Town's Water Treatment Plant (hereinafter the "Project").
The Town is hereby soliciting responses from experienced firms. A selection committee will determine a first and an alternate candidate and negotiate a fee to be considered by the Town. lf an agreement cannot be reached with the selected candidate, negotiations with the alternate will commence.
The selected firm shall be under contract until the final Engineer's Certification and Applicant's Certification is granted. The scope of services may include but not limited to, engineering reports, bidding, design, permitting, construction observation, plant processes and SCADA. The Project shall increase capacity, from two (2) MGD to four (4) MGD utilizing conventual filtration and sedimentation. For the Proiect, the selected firm will work in cooperation with the Town Manager, Town Engineer and other assigned Town staff to develop the goals of the project.
September 3, 2021 - REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS: ADA TRANSITION PLAN
The Town of Franklin (hereinafter the "Town") is accepting submittals for a consultant to complete an ADA Transition Plan (hereinafter the "Plan"). The Plan shall include public right-of-way, curb ramps and facilities operated and maintained by the Town. The Plan shall comply with ADA Title II regulations 28 CFR Part 35.
The Town is hereby soliciting responses from capable and experienced consultants. A selection committee will determine a first and an alternate candidate and negotiate scope and fee to be considered by the Town. If an agreement cannot be reached with the selected candidate, negotiations with the alternate will commence.
The selected consultant shall be under contract until the finalized Plan has been adopted. The Plan will include public meeting, review of public comments, input analysis, accessibility review, prepare inventory, prepare a draft Plan, council presentation and finalize Plan adoption. For the Plan, the selected consultant will work in cooperation with the Town Manager, Town Engineer and other assigned Town staff.
Deadline for receipt of responses is September 24, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. A short list of firms will be determined and the Town will interview the design teams on September 27, 2021 with a selection being made prior to the Town Council's regular meeting on October 4, 2021.
Under no circumstances shall contacts be made with other Town of Franklin personnel or members of the Town Council regarding this Request for Qualifications and selection process. Based upon interviews, a firm and alternate will be named followed by negotiations for a service fee.
June 08, 2021 - Sunny Side Disc Golf Course Rules
The Town of Franklin announces rules for Sunny Side Disc Gof Course ...
- Use of disc golf course is first come first serve.
- Please pick up all trash and place in trash receptacles.
- Use of disc golf course after dark is prohibited.
- Pick Up after pets.
- Do not throw discs toward vehicles.
- Amplification equipment is prohibited.
- No alcohol on the premise. This is strictly prohibited. All violators will be prosecuted.
- No concealed weapons are allowed on the premise.
NOTICE OF WATER VIOLATION
FRANKLIN, TOWN OF HAS NOT MET MONITORING REQUIREMENTS
We are required to monitor your drinking water for specific contaminants on a regular basis. Results of regular monitoring are an indicator of whether or not our drtnking water meets health standards. During the compliance period specified in the download below, we (did not monitor or test or did not complete all monitoring or testing for the contaminants listd and therefore cannot be sure of the quality of your drinking water during that time.
No action on your part is needed at this time.
Macon County Comprehensive Transportation Plan Survey
Your input is requested for the new Macon County Comprehensive Transportation Plan. Please click the link below to take the survey. If you have any questions , please contact, Justin Setser, Town Planner, at 828-524-2516.
Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey
Macon and Clay Counties, the Towns of Franklin, Hayesville and Highlands, along with other participating stakeholders, are now working to update the region’s multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The purpose of this Plan is to identify and assess our community’s natural hazard risks and determine how to best minimize or manage those risks. Upon completion, the Plan will represent a comprehensive multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for the two-county region.
This survey questionnaire provides an opportunity for you to share your opinions and participate in the mitigation planning process. The information you provide will help us better understand your hazard concerns and can lead to mitigation activities that should help lessen the impact of future hazard events. Click here to participate in the survey
Franklin TDA (Tourism Development Authority) Monthly Meetings
Notice is hereby given that the regularly scheduled meeting for the Franklin Tourism Development Authority (TDA) is held monthly, on the second Monday in the Town Hall Boardroom, 95 East Main Street, Franklin, NC, beginning at 5:30pm. Dates for 2020 are as follows ...
Monday, January 14th
Monday, February 11th
Monday, March 11th
Monday, April 8th
Monday May 13th
Monday, June 10th
Monday, July 8th
Monday, August 12th
Monday, September 9th
Monday, October 14th
Tuesday, November 12th
Monday, December 9th
Town of Franklin Tourism Development Authority Vacancies
Notice is hereby given that the Town of Franklin is now accepting applications for two (2) vacancies on the Tourism Development Authority Board. The two (2) vacancies are for a business directly involved with the collection of rental property occupancy tax. Applications can be picked up at the Town Hall office located at 95 East Main Street, Franklin NC 28734. » Download Application (PDF)
Town Planning Board/Board of Adjustment Vacancies
The Town of Franklin is currently seeking to fill one vacancy on the Town Planning Board/Board of Adjustment. The Town is looking for an alternate ETJ resident to serve as a representative on this board that serves on both the Planning board and the Board of Adjustment. The Board of Adjustment meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. and the Planning Board meets the 3rd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. The meetings are held in the Town Hall Board Room. A time commitment of approximately 2 hours a month is necessary. A resume and current address is required. For more information or to express an interest in serving on the board, please contact Town Planner, Justin Setser at (828) 524-2516.
Reserving Town Facilities & Requesting Street Closures
The Town of Franklin, NC receives many requests to reserve Memorial Park and the Gazebo on the Square for special events.
Some events require street closures. All street closings must be presented to the Town Council for approval. All requests must be submitted to the Town Manager one week prior to the scheduled Town Council meeting. The Franklin Town Council meets the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Boardroom located at 95 East Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734.
To request a road closure for a special event click here to » Download Road Closure Request Form (PDF Format)