The 2022 Independence Celebration will take place July 1st through July 4, 2022 in Lions Legend Park. There will be entertainment for all ages including carnival rides, food vendors, music, and parade! Enjoy the musical talents of Bella Cain, Doo-Wop Daddies, The Toys, The Jimmys, Rhythm Method, The Differentials, and Totally Neon. New this year will be a Cornhole Tournament! Volunteers needed - see complete details and Volunteer Sign-Up form!
The Wall That Heals (TWTH) is a 3/4 scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center that is now open to the public to view 24 hours through 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 3rd, on the grounds of the Franklin High School, 8222 S. 51st Street. Standing 7.5 feet high at its tallest point and 375 feet in length, TWTH is a unique patriotic memorial that must be treated with reverence. See complete details. Read Press Release. Payne & Dolan has generously sponsored shuttles between Legend Park and TWTH on Friday, July 1st, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturday, July 2nd, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bringing TWTH to Franklin is an honor and provides an opportunity for the souls enshrined on the Memorial to exist once more among family and friends in the peace and comfort of familiar surroundings.
Volunteers Needed to Fill Vacancies on City Boards/Commissions/Committees
Are you interested in serving on a City Board or Commission/Committee? View the list of vacancies that currently exist on the various City Boards and Commissions/Committees. If interested in filling one of these vacancies, please submit a Volunteer Fact Sheet form.
The City in concert with planning consultants Houseal Lavigne and Birchline Planning is preparing a comprehensive rewrite of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). Information regarding the process, news and updates, how to get involved, and any documents related to the process (posted periodically) can be found at this website.