The legislative body of the Town of Amherst is a Representative Town Meeting, consisting of 240 elected Town Meeting members, 24 from each of 10 precincts plus 14 ex officio members: the 5 members of the Select Board, the 5 members of the School Committee, the President of the Library Trustees, the Chair of the Finance Committee, the Moderator, and the Town Manager. The Annual Town Meeting usually begins in late April or early May.
Upcoming Events Tuesday!April 26 - TMCC/Planning Board Zoning Q & A Forum for Town Meeting members & the public at 7:00 pm in the Large Activity Room at Bangs Center. See flyer. Start Wednesday!April 27-30 Precinct Meetings will be held at the following times and places: See flyer.
Wed. April 27 at 7:00 pm in the Survival Center, 138 Sunderland Road
Thur. April 28 at 7:00 pm in the Crocker Farm School Library
Fri. April 29 at 7:00 pm in the Middle School Professional Development Center (look for signs)
Sat. April 30 at 2:00 pm in the Amherst Police Station Community Room New!May 2, 2016 - Orientation for New Town Meeting Members is at 6:00 in the Middle School. Look for signs to the room which is in the hallway north of the cafeteria. The meeting will be finished in time for folks to check in and receive their clickers. See flyer. May 2, 2016 - Annual Town Meeting begins. Additional sessions, if needed, are reserved for May 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, and June 6, 2016.
See General Info for TM members webpage for more information.
Feb 1, 2016 - Citizen Zoning Petitions due
Feb. 9, 2016 - Deadline to get name on ballot for Town Meeting seats & town-wide offices
Feb 29, 2016 - Citizen Miscellaneous Petitions due
March 29, 2016 - Town Election see results here. April 4, 2016 - Select Board signed Warrant April 7, 2016 - First Packet Mailed to Town Meeting members April 12, 2016 - TMCC/LWV Warrant Review - 7:00 pm in the Town Room at Town Hall. See flyer. Preparing for Town Meeting
April 18, 2016 - Deadline for materials for second mailing
April 21, 2016 - Second Packet Mailed
April 24, 2016 - TMCC Bus Tour for TM members - Meet at the Middle School Parking Lot at 1:45 pm. See flyer.
Town Meeting Listserv: The Town Meeting Coordinating Committee sponsors an informational listserv for Town Meeting Members. To join send an email with your name, email address, and precinct number to email@example.com.