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 - December 5, 2022 - 6:00 p.m.


1. Call to Order - Mayor Jack Horton
2. Pledge of Allegiance - Vice-Mayor Joe Collins

3 . Introductions/Recognitions
A.) Introduction of Fire Engineer Zach Ledford - Fire Chief Ben Ormond
B.) Introduction of Wastewater Treatment Operator Ethan Peek - Public Works Director, Bill Deal
C.) Introduction of Equipment Operator Jon Sanders - Public Works Director, Bill Deal
D.) Recognition of Certification for Water Treatment Operator Pedro Ruiz - Public Works Director, Bill Deal
E.) Swearing in of Police Chief Devin Holland - Mayor Jack Hotton
F.) Presentation of Long Leaf Pine Award to Master Officer Dwayne Cabe - Police Chief Devin Holland

4. Adoption of the December 5, 2022 Town Council Agenda - Town Council

5. Approval of the Consent Agenda for December 5, 2022 - Town Council
A.) Approval of November 7, 2022 Town Council regular meeting minutes
B.) Resolution for Declaration of Service Side Arm for Retiring Member of a Municipal Law Enforcement Agency and Recognition of Service - Police Chief William E. Harrell

6. Project and Committee Updates
A.) Nikwasi Initiative - Annual Report - Elaine Eisenbraun, Executive Director
B.) Feasibility study of old Angel Medical Center facility- Representatives Givens Estates

7. Calls for Public Hearings
A.) Call for Public Hearing to be held on January 3, 2023 at 6:05 p.m. to receive public input on a rezoning request for 120 Riverview Street f rom Medical Institutional Cultural Residential (MICR) to Commercial CI - Town Planner Justin Setser
B.) Call for Public Hearing to be held on January 3, 2023 at 6: IO p.m. to receive public input on a rezoning request for 7 Plantation Drive from Residential RI to Commercial C2 - Town Planner Justin Setser

8. Public Session

9. New Business
A.) Discussion of Text Amendment -Sign Ordinance -Town Planner Justin Setser
B.) Discussion Ordinance Amendment - Chapter 72 - Town Attorney John Henning, Jr. and Town Manager Amie Owens
C.) Request approval of licensing agreement between Town of Franklin and First United Methodist Church for the skatepark facility - Town Attorney John Henning, Jr.
D.) Request approval of partner for Recreation Plan for Whitmire Property - Town Manager Amie Owens
E.) Request approval of2023 Town Council Meeting Schedule -Town Manager Amie Owens
F.) Request approval of2023 Town Holiday Schedule-Town Manager Amie Owens
G.) Recommendation to name Nicole Bradley, Human Resources Director as Town Clerk - Town Manager Amie Owens

10. Old Business
A.) Request approval of survey for Heritage Hollow right of way and town acceptance of street for maintenance - Town Planner Justin Setser
B.) Explanation Synagro Contract for lagoon pumping - Town Manager Amie Owens

11. Items from Council
12. Closed Session

13. Announcements
A.) Next Town Council Meeting is Tuesday, January 3, 2022
B.) Employee Luncheon - Friday, December 16, 2022 at Noon
C.) Town Offices Closed for observance of Christmas - Friday, Monday and Tuesday December 23, 26 and 27, 2022 per NC State Holiday Schedule
D.) Town Offices Closed for observance of New Year's Day-Monday January 2, 2023 per NC State Holiday Schedule

14. Adjourn

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