5 Things You Need To Know Today: March 20
Tonight, Town Manager finalists are expected to be announced to Selectmen and Supt. Steven Hiersche to present his budget to the Framingham School Committee.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation.
1. Town Manager Search Committee spokesperson Audrey Hall said the committee is excepted to announce the names and number of finalists to Selectmen at its meeting tonight. Selectmen are scheduled to meet at 7 in the Memorial Building. Also on the agenda is review of annual spring Town Meeting articles.
2. Superintendent of School Steven Hiersche is expected to present his complete budget to the School Committee tonight. (He presented a preliminary budget earlier this year.) The Framingham School Committee is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. in the King Building (Framingham Patch will NOT be live blogging tonight.) Also on the agenda is a vote on the IB School at Wilson Elementary and a vote on free, full-day kindergarten. There is a public hearing on the school budget scheduled for next Tuesday, March 27.
3. The Framingham High School cheerleading squad has qualified for nationals and is headed to Myrtle Beach to compete. You can help the team raise money for the trip by eating at Gianni's tonight from 4-9 p.m. Mention Framingham High School Cheer when paying and the squad will receive 20% of the bill.
4. The Framingham Board Of Health is meeting at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Building. On the agenda is a request for a permit for 5 chickens at 115 Alexander St. and a request for a permit for 50 chickens at 618 Edmands Rd. Also on the agenda is a tattoo artist license, Homei Seafood, Samba Steak & Sushi, sandblasting regulations and hazardous materials regulations.
Editor's Note: The School Committee and the Selectmen are both scheduled to meet tonight. Some Town Meeting members and residents have called for them to meet on different night. What do you think? Vote in Framingham Patch's unscientific poll.