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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 & Aldermen Meeting

01. Call to Order 
                                For a copy of this meeting's minutes, click here
02. Invocation

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.
• September 28, 2010 Work Session
• September 28, 2010 Board of Mayor and Aldermen

07. Recognitions by Mayor John Schroer
• Crime Prevention Month
• Citizen’s Government Academy 2010 Graduates

08. Miscellaneous Reports

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 13 - 25 be placed on the consent agenda.


10. Consideration Of An Amended Lease Agreement With Battle Ground Brewery, LLC For Storage And Parking Space At Old Jail, 118 Bridge Street. (10/12/10 WS)
Vernon Gerth
ACA Community And Economic Development

11. Consideration Of Franchise Agreement With tw telecom, Inc. (10/12/10 WS)
David Parker, City Engineer/CIP Executive
Shauna Billingsley, City Attorney


12. Consideration of Ordinance 2010-38, To Be Entitled “An Ordinance To Rezone 0.7 Acres From Medium Residential (R-2) To Residential Variety (RX) For Property Located Along Eddy Lane Between Glencoe Court And Lucinda Court.” (7/22/10 FMPC 8-0; 9-28-10 BOMA 7-0)
Third and Final Reading
Alderman Ann Petersen, FMPC Representative

13. Consideration of Ordinance 2010-45, As Amended, An Ordinance To Revise The Permitted Uses In The Scientific Research Overlay Zoning District.” (7/22/10 FMPC 7-0 w/1 abstention; 9/28/10 BOMA 7-0)
Third and Final Reading
Alderman Ann Petersen, FMPC Representative

14. Consideration of Ordinance 2010-47, As Amended, To Be Entitled: “An Ordinance To Amend Chapter 3, Sections 3.4.4 And 3.4.5, And Chapter 4, Section 4.3.2 Of The City Of Franklin Zoning Ordinance Regulating Development Within The Floodway Overlay District And The Floodway Fringe Overlay District.” (7/22/10 FMPC 8-0; 9/28/10 BOMA 7-0)
Third and Final Reading
Alderman Ann Petersen, FMPC Representative

15. Consideration Of Ordinance 2010-64, “An Ordinance To Amend Title 21, Chapter 1, Section 21-102 Of The Franklin Municipal Code For The Purposes Of Establishing An Affordable/Workforce Housing Advisory Commission.” (9/28/10 BOMA 7-0)
Second and Final Reading
Vernon Gerth
ACA Community And Economic Development
Kathleen Sauseda
Interim Housing Development Coordinator

16. Consideration of Resolution 2010-74, A Resolution Acknowledging The Franklin Fire Department’s Participation In The “Cares Enough To Wear Pink” National Campaign For Cancer Awareness. (9/28/10 WS)
Rocky Garzarek, Fire Chief
Sarah Glenn, EMS Officer

17. Consideration of Resolution 2010-75, A Resolution Approving a 2% Cost Of Living Increase For All Full Time City Of Franklin Employees Employed As Of July 1, 2010. (09/28/10B)
Eric Stuckey, City Administrator

18. Review And Approval Of A Communication Tower Agreement Between Clearwire Wireless, LLC And The City Of Franklin For Fieldstone Park. (Deferred from 9/28/10)
Lisa Clayton, Parks Director

19. Consideration Of Contract 2010-0135 To Support The Purchase Of A Lot Located At 911 A&B Glass Street For $59,000 With CDBG-R Stimulus Funds. (9/28/10 WS)
Vernon Gerth ACA Community and Economic Development
Kathleen Sauseda, Interim Housing Development coordinator

20. Consideration Of Bid Award To National Data & Surveying Services, Inc. Of Beverly Hills, CA, In The Amount of $14,650.00 For Purchase Of Vehicular Traffic Data Collection Contract Services For The Traffic Operations Center Division Of The Engineering Department (Purchasing Office Procurement Solicitation No. 2011-003; $20,000.00 Budgeted In 110-82560-41610 for fiscal year 2011). (9/28/10 WS)
Eric Gardner, Director of Engineering

21. Consideration of Master Services Agreement (COF Contract No 2010-0154) with AMEC for Stream Restoration Projects. (10/12/10 WS)
David Parker, City Engineer/CIP Executive

22. Consideration of Master Services Agreement (COF Contract No 2010-0155) with CEC for Stream Restoration Projects. (10/12/10 WS)
David Parker, City Engineer/CIP Executive

23. Consideration of Master Services Agreement (COF Contract No 2010-0156) with URS for Stream Restoration Projects. (10/12/10 WS)
David Parker, City Engineer/CIP Executive

24. Consideration of Event Permit for Pumpkinfest (Sponsored By Heritage Foundation/Downtown Franklin Association) In Downtown Franklin On October 30, 2010. (10/12/10 WS)
Jackie Moore, Police Chief

25. Items approved by the City Administrator on behalf of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen:

a) Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Environmental Resources Management (ERM)in the maximum amount of $6,000 for the purpose of conducting a Phase I Study of the “Hill” property where the Water Department Offices, Equipment and Material Storage Area, and Fleet Division are presently located.


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


27. Consideration of Matters from Executive Session.
Mayor John C. Schroer


Respectfully submitted,

Eric S. Stuckey
City Administrator
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