Did You Know

Franklin has a population of around 1,370 with a land area of 39.2 square miles. That translates to a population density of about 38 people per square mile.

 

   

Expiration

Select Board (Elected)  
  Dawn R. Carter
Joey Smith
Jeffrey Albee 
2019 - 3 years
2020 - 3 years
2018
Select Board Chair (Appointed)   
  Dawn Carter 2019 - 1 year
Assessors (Elected)  
  Millard Billings, Chairman
Bruce Carter
Hugh Hooper
March 31, 2021 - 3 years
March 31, 2021 - 3 years
April 30, 2019 - 3 years
Tax Collector  
  Elaine Brown  
Treasurer   
  Aleta Fusco June 1, 2019 - 1 year
Town Clerk (appointed 2017)  
  Deborah Lurvey 2019* - 1 year
Fire Chief (Elected)  
  Robert Grindle, Jr March 31, 2019 - 3 years
Franklin Shellfish Warden   
  Mike Hall April 30, 2019 - 1 year
Franklin Shellfish Representative (Appointed)  
  Dana Smith  
Animal Control Officer - (Appointed)  
  Marie Zwicker  April 30, 2019 - 1 year
  Beverly Merchant ( Alternate) April 30, 2019 - 1 year
Constable (Appointed)  
  Lloyd Williams  April 30, 2019 - 1 year
  Brian Abbott April 30, 2019 - 1 year
RSU # 24 Representative (Elected)  
  Roy Gott 2019 - 3 years
Code Enforcement Officer (Appointed)  
  Millard Billings April 30, 2019 - 1 year
Licensed Plumbing Inspector (Appointed)  
  Millard Billings April 30, 2019 - 1 year
Health Officer  
  Rae Jean Young April 30, 2019 - 3 years
Emergency Management Officer  
  Deborah Hauser April 30, 2019 - 1 year
E 9-1-1 Officer (Appointed)   
  Mary Marshall April 30, 2019 - 1 year
Registrar of Voters (Appointed - new term expires Jan 2019)  
  Deborah Lurvey December 31, 2018 - 2 years (odd numbered years)
Community Center Trustees (Elected)  
 

Beverly Billings
Bruce Carter 
Monica Czerniawski
Stephen Fernald
Teddy Giles 
Faye Havey
Mary Townley

March 31, 2023 - 3 years
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2023
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2023
March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019
Transfer Station Attendant  
  Joel Curtis  
Recycling Manager (Appointed)  
  Robert Cossette April 30, 2019 - 1 year
Budget Committee (Appointed - at large)  
  Brian Abbott
Helen Cantor
Emery DeBeck
Steven Mosley
Douglas Hutchings

April 2019
April 2019
April 2019
April 2019
April 2019

Planning Board (Appointed)  
  Brian Abbott
Roland Shorey
Lloyd Williams
Ivan Young
Eric White
April 30, 2020 - 5 years
April 30, 2022 - 5 years
March 31, 2020 - 5 years
March 31, 2020 - 5 years
April 14, 2023 - 5 years
Appeals Board (Appointed)  
 

Dana Smith
William Hooper
Stephen Fernald, Chair
Louis Plaud

March 31, 2023 - 5 years
April 30, 2021 - 5 years
April 30, 2021 - 5 years
March 31, 2018 - 5 years

Water Department Directors (Elected)  
  Dawn R. Carter, Director
Joey Smith, Director 
Jeffrey Albee, Director
April 30, 2019 - 3 years
April 30, 2020 - 3 years
April 30, 2023 - 3 years
9-1-1 Committee Ad Hoc  
  Mary Marshall, Chairman
Brian Abbott
Millard Billings
Doug Hitchings
Veronica Palmer
Ivan Young
 
BMV Agent   
  Sharon Blakely