Martin speaks during FUEL meeting

Published 11:08 am Monday, February 4, 2013

Franklin City Manager Randy Martin, from left, with Edward Railey, Will Councill, Meghan Councill, Robby Cutchins, Amanda Jarrett, Drew Page, Mandy Hall, Crystal Butler and Larry Brunson during a Wednesday luncheon meeting. SUBMITTED

FRANKLIN—Franklin City Manager Randy Martin spoke during a Wednesday luncheon meeting hosted by Franklin Southampton Area Focused United Engaged Leaders.

Martin began working for the city one year ago. Prior to that, he served as city manager for Morehead City, N.C., for 16 years and city manager for King, N.C., for 11 years.

As Franklin’s city manager, he oversees a $52 million annual operating budget and supervises 186 full-time employees.

He and his wife, Sheila, live on Clay Street in Franklin. She is an emergency room nurse.