Town Council Agendas & Minutes

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The Town Council of Franklin, NC holds monthly meetings on the first Monday of each month at 6:00 PM, in the Board Room at Town Hall. Exceptions are instances when the first Monday of the month falls on a holiday. In that event, the regular meeting of the Board is held following day at 6:00 p.m., in the Town Hall, Board Room, unless otherwise designated by the Board.

Franklin Town Council Meeting
June 5, 2023 • 6:00 p.m.


1. Call to Order - Mayor Jack Horton
2. Pledge of Allegiance - Vice Mayor Joe Collins
3. Adoption of the June 5, 2023 Town Council Agenda
- Town Council

4. Approval of the Consent Agenda for June 5, 2023 - Town Council
A.) Approval of Minutes
• April 17, 2023 Budget Work Session
• May I, 2023 Town Council regular meeting
• May 15, 2023 Budget Work Session
B.) Budget Amendment - General Fund - Police Department

5. Introductions/Recognitions
A.) Cody Cabe - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator - Jason Hopkins, WWTP Supervisor
B.) Rusty Cortopassi - Utility Maintenance Worker - Bill Deal, Public Works Director
C.) Kyle Pocquette - Water Treatment Plant Supervisor - Bill Deal, Public Works Director
D.) Travis Waldroop - Class C Distribution - Bill Deal, Public Works Director

6. Presentations
A.) Sowing the Seeds oft he Future update- Maity Greeb le and Mary Polanski, Women's History Trail Committee
B.) Bartram Trail Conservancy - Brent Martin, Executive Director
I. Request for identifiers on sidewalks from Big Bear Shelter to Lazy Hiker Brewing Co.
C.) Bullying, Youth Mental Health -Gracie Parker

7. Public Session

8. Call for Public Hearing
A.) Call for Public Hearing to be held on Monday, July 3, 2023 at 6:05 p.m. or as closely thereafter as possible to consider public input on rezonings - Justin Setser, Town Planner

9. Public Hearing
A.) Public Hearing to receive public input on the Fiscal Year 2023/2024 budget-Amie Owens, Town Manager

10. New Business
A.) Request approval of budget amendment due to GASB 87 lease rules - Sarah Bishop, Finance Director
B.) Request approval of the revised Water Shortage Response Plan and adoption of the Resolution for submission to NC DEQ - Bill Deal, Public Works Director
C.) Six (6) Appointments to Tourism Development Authority - ballot to be completed by Town Council Members

11. Departmental Updates
A.) Human Resources - Nicole Bradley, HR Director
B.) Tax Collections/Events - Sabrina Scruggs, Tax Collector
C.) Fire Department - Chief Ben Ormond

12. Items from Council
A.) Councilman Stacy Guffey - update potential substance abuse facility
B.) Choose date for special called meeting to vote on FY 2023/2024 budget

13. Announcements
A.) Next Town Council Meeting is Monday, July 3, 2023
B.) Town offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 in observation of the Independence Day holiday in accordance with the NC State Holiday Schedule
C.) July 4th celebration - downtown from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. with fireworks beginning at 9:30 p.m. from the Whitmire Property

14. Adjourn

Town Council Agendas & Minutes Archive

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January 03, 2023
February 06, 2023
February 17 & 18, 2023 (Strategic Planning)
March 06, 2023
April 03, 2023
April 17, 2023 (Budget Work Session)
May 01, 2023
May 15, 2023 (Budget Work Session)
June 2023
July 2023
August 2023
September 2023
October 2023
November 2023
December 2023