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Franklin Township: Council Meeting Announcements and Reports Oct. 10 (VIDEO)

SOMERSET, NJ - If you couldn't watch the township meeting live on TV and can't wait to see the replay, don't worry, because TAPinto Franklin Township has got you covered. 

Watch the videos below and click on the hyperlinks to get more details of some of the topics of discussion. 

Councilman At-Large Rajiv Prasad

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Prasad announced a fundraiser which will be held by the Dream Cricket Academy this Saturday at Pine Grove School, to raise awareness for breast cancer. 

Councilman Theodore Chase (D-Ward 1)

Thank Linda Powell for keeping the proposed gas compressor station issues top of mind for the council. 

Councilman James Vassanella (D-Ward 5)

Vassanella discussed development on Hamilton Street and the opening of BAM Desserts. He also mentioned the upcoming Trunk or Treat event which will be held Oct. 28. 

Councilman Charles Onyejiaka (D-Ward 3)

Onyejiaka Wished the community a happy Diwali. 

Councilwoman Rozalyn Sherman (D-Ward 2)

Sherman discussed last week's meeting with the youth about the upcoming Community Youth Center, at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens, and the subsequent meeting with the architect, and other principals. She also discussed her attendance at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School's ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

Deputy Mayor Carl Wright (D-Ward 4)

Wright discussed how the township does not pay for redevelopment fees. 

Mayor Phil Kramer 

Kramer discussed the township is still in discussions with the board of education, YMCA, and others to determine the fate of the $14 million dollar parcel of land purchased back in May. He also reminded people to come out for CanalFest

Township Manager Bob Vornlocker 

Vornlocker announced a pumpkin patch festival/trunk or treat scheduled for Oct. 29 at South Middlebush park. He also reminded people about the free financial literacy workshop in the council chambers Wednesday night. 

 

To contact any of the council members simply click here for their contact information. 

 

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