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Capital Investment Committee 3/26 4pm and Planning Commission 3/26 7pm

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Board of Mayor and Aldermen

BOMA Worksession

Budget and Finance Committee

Capital Investment Committee

BOMA & FMPC Joint-Workshop

Planning Commission

Beer Board

Civil War Historical Commission

Board of Zoning Appeals

Building and Street Standards Board of Appeals

Employee Pension Commission

Franklin Housing Commission

Franklin Transit Authority

Historic Zoning Commission

Industrial Development Board

Sustainability Commission

Tree Commission




Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting

01. Call To Order     To view the printed agenda,click here

02. Invocation 
                                                                            To view minutes of this meeting, click here
03. Pledge Of Allegiance

04. Grievances Or Statements From Citizens. Citizen Comments (Open For Franklin Citizens To Be Heard On Items Not Included On This Agenda. As Provided By Law, The Board Of Mayor And Aldermen Shall Make No Decisions Or Consideration Of Action Of Citizen Comments, Except To Refer The Matter To The City Administrator For Administrative Consideration, Or To Schedule The Matter For Board Consideration At A Later Date. Those Citizens Addressing The Board Of Mayor And Aldermen Are Requested To Come To The Microphone And Identify Themselves By Name And Address For The Official Record.)

05. Communications From Williamson County Mayor And Williamson County Commission.

06. Approval Of Minutes.
• March 12, 2013 Worksession
• March 12, 2013 Board of Mayor and Aldermen

07. Recognitions
• Fair Housing Month Proclamation - April
• Autism Awareness Day – April 2, 2013

08. Miscellaneous Reports

09. Consent Agenda
All Items Under The Consent Agenda Are Deemed To Be Non-Controversial And Routine In Nature By The Governing Body. They Will Be Approved As Recommended By Committee Or Staff By One Motion Of The Governing Body. The Items On The Consent Agenda Will Not Be Discussed. Any Member Of The Governing Body Desiring To Discuss An Item On The Consent Agenda May Request That It Be Removed From The Consent Agenda And Be Placed On The Regular Agenda. It Will Then Be Considered At That Time. Staff Recommends That Item Numbers 15 - 28 Be Placed On The Consent Agenda.

10. PUBLIC HEARING Consideration Of Ordinance 2013-11, An Ordinance Amending The Table Of Organization For The Franklin Fire Department. (03/12/13 BOMA 7-0)
Second and Final Reading
Rocky Garzarek, Fire Chief

11. Consideration of Resolution 2013-15, A Resolution of the Integrated Growth Plan for Carothers Parkway and McEwen Drive. (03/26/13 WS)                    To view the Presentation,click here
David Parker, City Engineer / CIP Executive                   To view the Report, click here
Paul Holzen, Director of Engineering                               To view the hybrid maps, click here
Dan Allen, Assistant Director of Engineering

12. Consideration of Resolution 2013-12, A Resolution Amending Resolution 2012-53 Non-Residential Building Plan Review Alternatives And Performance Standards For The City Of Franklin, TN, To Simplify Process For Identifying Consultants By Using A Handbook. (03/26/13 WS)
Chris Bridgewater, BNS Director

13. Consideration Of Resolution 2013-13, A Resolution Declaring Certain Right-Of-Way On Liberty Pike As Surplus. (03/14/13 CIC 3-0, 03/26/12 WS)
David Parker, City Engineer / CIP Executive

14. Consideration Of Event Permit Application From Heritage Foundation For Main Street Festival To Be Held In Downtown Franklin On April 27-28, 2013. (03/12&26/13 WS)
David Rahinsky, Police Chief


15. Consideration Of Ordinance 2013-03, As Amended, An Ordinance To Amend Various Chapters And Sections Of The City Of Franklin Zoning Ordinance To Clarify Requirements And Correct Minor Textual Errors; (8-0 FMPC 1/24/13; 03-12-13 BOMA 7-0)
Third and Final Reading
Ald. Ann Petersen, FMPC Representative

16. Consideration Of Ordinance 2013-06, An Ordinance To Rezone ±1.08 Acres From Civic And Institutional (CI) To Central Commercial (CC) For The Property Located at 510 Columbia Avenue (Five Points). (8-0 FMPC 1/24/13; 03-12-13 BOMA 7-0)
Third and Final Reading Ald.
Ann Petersen, FMPC Representative

17. Consideration Of Ordinance 2013-08, An Ordinance To Rezone ±10.03 Acres From Agricultural District (AG) To Estate Residential District (ER) For The Properties Located At 252 and 256 Spencer Creek Road. (02/28/13 FMPC 8 - 0); Establishing a Public Hearing for April 25, 2013.
First of Three Readings
Ald. Ann Petersen, FMPC Representative

18. Consideration Of Proposal From NetMotion For Mobile VPN Communication Software In An Amount Of $52,545.71. (03/12/13 WS)
Fred Banner, MIT Director

19. Consideration Of Construction Contract Award To S&R Excavation In The Amount Of $409,045.75 For The West Main Street Water And Sanitary Sewer Replacement, Phase 2 Project (Cof Contract No. 2012-0193). (Budgeted In Water And Sewer Funds) (03/14/13 CIC 4-0)
David Parker, City Engineer / CIP Executive

20. Consideration Of Sanitary Sewer Availability For 395 Franklin Road, Map 053 Parcel 04500. (03/14/13 CIC 4-0)
David Parker, City Engineer / CIP Executive

21. Consideration Of TheFinal Change Order With Garney Construction For The West Main Water And Sewer Rehabilitation Project (COF Contract No. 2012-0080). (03/14/13 CIC 4-0)
David Parker, City Engineer / CIP Executive

22. Consideration Of The Construction Contract Award To Viking Products, Inc For The Maplewood/Green Branch Stream Restoration Project (COF Contract No 2012-0081) In The Amount Of $103,605.50. (Budgeted In FY 2012-2013 Stormwater Capital Budget) (03/14/13 CIC 4-0)
David Parker, City Engineer / CIP Executive

23. Consideration Of Change Order Number 2 With Modern Day Wrecking In The Amount Of $6,940 For The City Of Franklin Properties Demolition And Debris Removal (COF Contract Number 2012-0088). (Funded As Part Of The Hillsboro Road Project) (03/14/13 CIC 4-0)
David Parker, City Engineer / CIP Executive

24. Consideration Of A Road Impact Fee Offset Agreement (COF Contract No 2013-0016) With Trillium Farms, L.P. For The Construction Of A Portion Of The Carothers Parkway South Improvements.
(03/14/13 CIC 4-0)
David Parker, City Engineer / CIP Executive

25. Consideration of Instrument of Accession with Westwood Global fund (COF Contract 2013-29).
(03/20/13 Finance)
Russ Truell, for Pension Committee

26. Consideration ofResolution 2013-14, A Reimbursement Resolution for U S Bank. (03/20/13 Finance) Russ Truell, ACA
Finance and Administration

27. Consideration of Intent to Amend FY13 Transit Budget for Transit Vehicle Grant (03/20/13 Finance). Debbie Henry, TMA Group

28. Items Approved By The City Administrator On Behalf Of The Board Of Mayor And Aldermen:
A. Agreement With Diverse Computing Inc., Tallahassee, Florida (COF Contract 2013-0131) For Licensing And Maintenance Of Software In The Police Department In An Amount Not To Exceed $8,000

Executive Session
29. Consideration of Motion To Enter Executive Session For Purpose Of Reviewing Various Matters of Pending Litigation.
Shauna Billingsley, City Attorney

30. Consideration of Matters from Executive Session.
Dr. Ken Moore, Mayor

Scheduled City Meetings and Events
(March 27 – April 11, 2013)

March 28 7:30 am Housing Commission: Redevelopment & Infill Committee
March 28 5:00 pm BOMA & FMPC Workshop
March 28 7:00 pm Planning Commission
March 29 CITY OFFICES CLOSED in observance of Good Friday
April 4 7:30 am Housing Commission: Development & Infrastructure Committees
April 4 4:00 pm SPECIAL BOMA Worksession; Sanitary Sewer System Improvements
April 4 6:00 pm Board of Zoning Appeals
April 8 5:00 pm Historic Zoning Commission
April 9 5:00 pm Board of Mayor and Aldermen Worksession
April 9 7:00 pm Board of Mayor and Aldermen
April 11 7:30 am Battlefield Preservation Commission
April 11 7:30 am Executive Committee of Franklin Housing Commission
April 11 4:00 pm Capital Investment Committee

Other Business


Respectfully Submitted,
Eric S. Stuckey
City Administrator

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