The Agenda for the Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Regular Board meeting has been uploaded. Click here to view.
The office will be closed on Thursday, February 6, 2020 due to icy driving and walking conditions. We will reopen the following day (Friday) at 8:00 am (unless weather conditions worsen). Stay safe out there.
The minutes of the December 18, 2019 Board meeting have been uploaded to the 2019 minutes page. Click here to view.
The Agenda for the Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Regular Board meeting has been uploaded. Click here to view.
The official assessment letters will be mailed this first week of January, and in the meantime you can see all the numbers, analysis, and explanation in these three documents:
FY2021 Appropriation Calculation By Unit
FY2021 Assessments Explained
FY2021 Assessment Changes Analysis
More information about the process, and data from prior years can be found on the webpage:
The minutes of the November 26, 2019 Board meeting have been uploaded to the 2019 minutes page. Click here to view.
The Franklin Regional Retirement System concluded a regular election on December 10, 2019, that resulted in the election of Gabriele H. Voelker to the position of Fourth Member on the board for a three-year term beginning on January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2022. Ms. Voelker is the Treasurer for the towns of New Salem, Shutesbury, Orange, and the Ralph C. Mahar Regional School District. This will be her second term.
The election was conducted by mail and saw 24% participation by the eligible members of the system. Of the 2,256 ballots mailed, 553 were returned and counted. The other candidate was Herbert Sanderson, Jr., retired Treasurer Collector, Town of Sunderland, and former Advisory Council Board Member (2nd Member).
The results were:
Herbert Sanderson, Jr. – 233
Gabriele H. Voelker – 320
Dale Kowacki, Election Officer
The Agenda for the Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Regular Board meeting has been uploaded. Click here to view.
The office is closed Monday, December 2, 2019 due to the inclement weather, and will reopen on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.