Town Meeting

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.
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Annual Town Meeting 2018 - April 30, 2018

Additional dates of May 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 21, 23, 24, June 4, 7, 11, 2018 reserved.  

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

February 5, 2018 at noon - Citizen Zoning Petitions are due. See How to Bring a Citizen Petition Article to Town Meeting (PDF)

February 5, 2018 at noon - Citizen Miscellaneous Petitions except for Resolutions are Due.

February 26, 2018 at noon - Citizen Resolution Petitions are due.

February 6, 2018 - Deadline to file nomination papers for Town Meeting and town-wide offices. See Running for Town Meeting (PDF).

February 22, 2018 - Deadline to withdraw or file objections to signatures

February 22, 2018 - Board of Registrars draw names for placement on ballot.

February 26, 2018 at noon - Citizen Resolution Petitions are due.

March 7, 2018 - Deadline to register to vote

March 27, 2018 - Annual Town Election

  1. Fall Special Town Meeting 11/06/2017
  2. April 26, 2017 Annual Town Meeting
  3. Related Information

Town Meeting Archive – Past Town Meeting Warrants, Results and Related Information

Questions? Contact:
Town Manager's Office
4 Boltwood Avenue
Email | 413-259-3001 

Page last updated December 1, 2017