The regular monthly meeting of the Franklin Town Board was called to order at 7:30 P.M. Present were Jeff Taggart, David Grant, Donnie Smith, Dwight Bruno, Marl Laing and Paul Warner. Absent was Garret Sitts. Also present were Jim Basile, Carl Lobdell, Tony Breuer, Brian Brock, Bill Young, Jamie Archibald, Dave Tuthill, Mike Wallace and Patricia Tyrell.
The minutes were read from the past two meetings. David Grant made a motion to approve both sets of minutes. Dwight Bruno seconded the motion and all present agreed.
Dave Tuthill gave the report for the Kellogg Foundation.
Jim Basile gave a presentation regarding equalization rates for property taxes.
Mark Laing reports that they still have no date for the paving to start. Merrickville Road is getting 3.8 miles of road paved this year. The work in the gravel pit should be started this week. The grader is going back this week. It has been hard to get calcium for the roads this year, but they are getting the work done.
With nothing further to come before the Board David Grant made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:50 P.M. Donnie Smith seconded the motion and all present agreed.