The 5:30 p.m. public hearing is in regard to a redistricting plan for council districts in the city.
That plan is available for public viewing at Franklin City Hall, 300 Iberia St., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
At 6 p.m. the council will meet in regular session. Guests include Dean Bosworth of Marine Corps League, Paul Raymond of Acme Mausoleum LLC and representatives of the St. Mary Parish Red Ribbon Committee and Franklin Harvest Moon Festival.
The council is expected to hear from Police Chief Sabria McGuire who is slated to recommend that Trick or Treat hours be set from 6-8 p.m., Oct. 31.
City Inspector Blake Steiner is also on the agenda to present a layout plan for the Safe Routes to Schools project and an update on condemned properties.
Ordinances include one for introduction dealing with the redistricting plan, and another amending an ordinance for a previous bond sale.
There is a resolution for consideration authorizing Mayor Raymond Harris to enter into an agreement with Acme Mausoleum LLC for the “marketing, sale and construction of a mausoleum building and mausoleum space” in the Franklin Cemetery.
Another resolution is on tap to apply for state capital outlay funding.
The council will consider a proclamation declaring Oct. 19-28 as Red Ribbon Drug Free Week.
The council meets at City Hall on Iberia Street.