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Along with being available to assist you with questions about local government and regional issues, the Franklin Regional Council of Governments also provides multiple resources, such as county road maps, surveys, directories, FRCOG assessment notices, and training opportunities/materials for municipal officials.

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Assessments to Towns 

Each year, following the passage of the budget in late January, the FRCOG Finance Department releases the municipal assessments for annual membership, fee-for-service programs for the next fiscal year, and the Franklin County Emergency Radio System assessments.

Wage and Salary Surveys

The FRCOG publishes the results of its Franklin County Municipal Wage and Salary Survey each winter, providing detailed information on municipal compensation and benefits packages for local officials.  In FY24, in response to requests from municipal budgeting offices, staff expanded the project, gathering wage information from 12 towns outside of the county. The results of that initiative can be found in our Regional compilation below.  The third document contains relative MA Division of Local Services statistical data from towns included in our surveys, which we hope will further assist boards with their comparisons.

Please contact Rebekah Boyd at [email protected]. with questions regarding our wage and salary surveys.

District Local Technical Assistance (DLTA)

Thanks to the Healy  Administration and the Legislature, the FRCOG is pleased to once again be able to offer member towns technical assistance on a wide variety of priority issues. Among the priorities that can be addressed using these DLTA funds are the Massachusetts Community Compact Best Practices.

Local Official Capacity Building Workshops: Topics & Handouts

Please contact Rebekah Boyd for hard copies of the materials from a particular session.

2023 Workshops

Prior Years Workshops

Materials from prior years are offered for general reference–to the extent possible we include dates in the links. Please note that older materials may have updated laws, regulations, or best practices associated with them.

Publications

Franklin County Municipal Fast Facts

Annual Municipal Wage & Salary Surveys

Municipal Directory

Staff
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Rebekah Boyd

Administrative Services Coordinator

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Clara López

Clara López

Administrative Services Assistant

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