[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Franklin as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-8-1992 by Bylaw Amendment 91-224]
A two-thirds vote of the full Town Council shall be required to authorize the location, installation and/or dedication of any permanent, physical improvement on the Franklin Town Common, other than the normal replacement or maintenance of presently existing trees, shrubs and markers.
This article shall become effective according to the provisions outlined in the Franklin Home Rule Charter.
[Adopted 4-1-2009 by Bylaw Amendment 09-630]
The Town Administrator is hereby authorized to promulgate written rules and regulations for the proper conduct of persons while in Town buildings and facilities; said rules and regulations, once promulgated, shall be filed with the Town Clerk and posted in a conspicuous place in each Town building or facility to which the general public has access.
Any person who engages in conduct prohibited by said rules and regulations and not otherwise prohibited by Massachusetts General Laws or in Chapter 125 of this Code shall be subject to a fine of $25 for the first offense, $50 for the second offense, $100 for the third offense and $100 for each subsequent offense. In addition, repeated violations may result in suspension or termination of access privileges. The Town Administrator or his designee, the Franklin Police Department, and the Department Manager with direct superintendence over the particular building or facility shall each have authority to enforce the provisions of this section.
The Town Administrator is hereby authorized to promulgate a written policy and procedure for the use of Town buildings and facilities by Franklin residents and Franklin-based nonprofit groups and organizations for meetings, programs, exhibitions, and other noncommercial activities; the Town Administrator is also authorized to establish a fee or schedule of fees to defray Town's expenses resulting from permitting its buildings and facilities to be so used.