Franklin City Council meets Tuesday
Franklin City Council members meet Tuesday in regular session for June.
Guests include a representative from St. Mary Landmarks Society; Michael Morris; a representative of SweeDee; and a representative from Miller Engineering on the Yokely Canal widening and dredging project.
Police Chief Sabria McGuire will make a report on a Palfrey Street traffic survey, and Office of Development Director Marla Chirdon will make a report on the Safe Routes for Schools sidewalk project.
Ordinances for introduction are declaring some items surplus property for public sale; presenting the city’s reapportionment plan; and designating a speed limit of 15 mph.
A resolution is listed to lift the open container law for the Hanson Baseball Alumni tournament July 29-31 at Caffery Park, no glass containers.
New business includes items from Mayor Raymond Harris on water treatment plant substantial completion; a change order on Boro Lane reconstruction and substantial completion of same; designating the official journal; farmer’s market occupational licensing; and a memorandum of understanding between the city and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in connection with the Mississippi River flooding.
Councilman Dale Rogers is requesting an update on removal of flood protection pilings in the Franklin Canal, and Councilman Lester Levine is slated to discuss the Pecot Park restrooms and city juvenile curfew.
The council meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall on Iberia Street.