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
August 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 September 5, 2023 Town Council Agenda - Town Council

4. Approval of the Consent Agenda for September 5, 2023 - Town Council
A.) Approval of Minutes of August 7, 2023 regular meeting
B.) Budget Amendments
C.) Tax Releases

5. Introductions/Recognitions
A.) Peyton Arnold - Police Officer - Chief Devin Holland
B.) Taylor Carlton - Police Officer - Chief Devin Holland
C.) Will Anderson - Part-Time Maintenance Worker - Bill Deal, Public Works Director
D.) Steve Estes - Utility Maintenance Worker - Bill Deal, Public Works Director
E.) Bo Garrison, Fire Captain - 10 years of service - Nicole Bradley, HR Director
F.) Bill Deal, Public Works Director- 20 years of service - Nicole Bradley, HR Director
G.) Proclamation - Constitution Week - September 17 - 26, 2023 - Mayor Jack Horton

6. Public Session

7. Call for Public Hearing
A.) Call for Public Hearing to be held on Monday, October 2, 2023 beginning at 6:05 p.m. or as closely thereafter to receive public input on a rezoning of property located at 311 Golf View Drive from Residential R1 to Neighborhood Mixed Use (NMU)- Justin Setser, Town Planner

8. Old Business
A.) Potential Condemnation of Property - Ordinance - Town Attorney, John Henning, Jr., and Justin Setser, Town Planner

9. New Business
A.) Request approval of Street Closures - Amie Owens, Town Manager
1. Iotla Street on Monday, September 11 from 8:30 am until 9:00 a.m. for 9/11 Remembrance
2. Phillips Street and Left Lane Closure of Main Street on Saturday, October 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for WNC Pharoah's Car Club Car Show to benefit Night to Shine

B.) Request approval to award contract to DanGrady Company, LLC for sidewalk reconditioning and repairs - Amie Owens, Town Manager

C.) Request approval of capital project ordinance for the sidewalk reconditioning and repairs - Sarah Bishop, Finance Director

D.) Request approval to award contract to Bryson Enterprises, Ltd for the Boyd's Pump Station Upgrade -Amie Owens, Town Manager

E.) Request approval of capital project ordinance for the Boyd's Pump Station Upgrade - Sarah Bishop, Finance Director

F.) Request approval of two (2) task orders for Withers Ravenel for the Clyde Street Project - Amie Owens, Town Manager
• Task Order 8 - Construction Administration (including permitting and reimbursement filings)
• Task Order 9 - Construction Observation

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

11. Items from Council

12. Announcements
A.) Next Town Council Meeting is October 2, 2023
B.) SAVE THE DATE - Pumpkinfest - Saturday October 21, 2023 - downtown from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

13. Closed Session
A.) Enter into closed session under North Carolina General Statute§ 143-318.11 (a)(6) - Personnel - for Town Manager's annual performance review

14. Adjourn

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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 05, 2023

June 15, 2023 (Special Called Meeting)
July 03, 2023
August 7, 2023
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