Curious about Franklin’s historic assembly home? It is time communicate up

FRANKLIN — In case you have an thought for the following chapter within the lifetime of the South Franklin Congregational Assembly Home, it is time to come for a peek and — if you happen to’re nonetheless afterward — to share your concepts.

A month after agreeing it is time for the city to let go of the 166-year-old property, the City Council is formally placing the decision out for expressions of curiosity, due April 29.

Forward of that deadline, an open home for potential new custodians of city historical past is deliberate for 10 a.m. to midday on Monday. A second open home will likely be scheduled earlier than the deadline for letters of curiosity.

When you’re a lover of historical past who’s occupied with endeavor rehabilitation to create a house, or you may have one other thought good for the one-acre lot at 762 Washington St., the council desires to listen to from you.

“That is referred to as an ‘expression of curiosity’ for a motive,” City Administrator Jamie Hellen stated. “This isn’t an RFP (request for proposal).”

The method, he stated, “is designed for people who wish to put pen to paper and present us their concepts.”