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 - March 6, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.


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

3. Adoption of the February 6, 2023 Town Council Agenda - Town Council

4. Approval of the Consent Agenda for February 6, 2023 - Town Council
A.) Approval of Minutes:
• February 6, 2023 Town Council regular meeting minutes
• February 17 and 18, 2023 Town Council Retreat meeting minutes
B.) Budget Amendments - Water/Sewer Fund
C.) Franklin Garden Club request for annual donation disbursement
D.) Street Closure Requests f rom Streets of Franklin Heritage Association
• Spring Makers Market (Spring Market Day) - May 27, 2023
• Hometown Heritage Festival - July 15, 2023
E.) Street Closure Request f rom Mary Guercio - Feeding the Future Event - April 22, 2023

5. Recognitions
A.) Master Officer Eli Kirkland - 15 years of service - presented by Chief Devin Holland
B.) Ali Stamey, Budget and Fiscal Analyst - Certified Local Government Finance Officer - presented
by Sarah Bishop Finance Director

6. New Business
A.) Appointment of two members to the Fire Fighters Relief Fund Board as recommended by the
Franklin Fire Department - Chief Ben Ormond
B.) Request approval of audit contract with Ma1tin Starnes & Associates, CPAs, P.A. for fiscal year
ending June 30, 2023 - Sarah Bishop, Finance Director
C.) Request Budget Amendment f rom General Fund Fund Balance for Contract Services f rom previous
years not included in current year budget - Amie Owens, Town Manager
D.) Resolution ofSuppo1t for Medicaid Expansion in NC - Councilman Stacy Guffey

7. Project, Committee, Departmental Updates
A.) Departmental Updates
• Human Resources - Nicole Bradley, HR Director
• Tax Collections - Sabrina Scruggs, Tax Collector
• Fire Department - Chief Ben Ormond

8. Public Hearing
A.) Public Hearing to be held on March 6, 2023 at 6:05 p.m. or as closely thereafter to receive public
input on a text amendment to the Sign Ordinance - Town Planner Justin Setser

9. Public Session

10. Items from Council
A.) Appointment of Councilman Stacy Guffey to a Mental Health and Behavioral Health working
group - Mayor Jack Horton

11. Closed Session
A.) Enter into Closed Session under NC General Statute§ 143-318.1 l(a)(5) to discuss acquisition of
real property by purchase, option, exchange, or lease

12. Announcements
A.) Ribbon Cutting/Dedication of the Fire Substation - Tuesday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m.
B.) Next Town Council Meeting is Monday, April 3, 2023

13. Adjourn

Town Council Agendas & Minutes Archive

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