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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  1. Current & Upcoming Events
  2. April 26, 2017 Annual Town Meeting
  3. January 30, 2017 Special Town Meeting
  4. Related Information

Current & Upcoming Events



Fall Special Town Meeting - November 6, 2017

Citizen Zoning Petitions Due September 11, 2017:  None Received
Citizen General Petitions Due September 18, 2017:

   1) Non Binding Resolution End of Life Solutions
   2) Non Binding Resolution in Support of Renewable Energy
   3) Zero Energy Town Building Bylaw
   4) North Amherst Library Capital Upgrades

Additional dates of November 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20 and 29, as well as December 4 , 2017 have been reserved for additional sessions as needed. 


Tuesday, October 24, 2017 TMCC/LWV Warrant Review in the Town Room at 7:00 pm.
Sunday, October 29, 2017 TMCC Bus Tour, if needed, will take place at 1:45 pm
Warrant Discussions
     Thursday October 26 at 7:00 pm  in the UMass Police Station on East Pleasant St.
      Monday, October 30 at 7:00 pm in the Middle School Professional Development Cenrer
      Thursday, November 2 at 7:00 pm in The Crocker Farm School Library
      Saturday, November 4 at 2:00 pm in the Amherst Police Station Community Room on Main St.

Residents can now contact Town Meeting members by email. Visit www.amherstma.gov/3323/Contacting-Town-Meeting-Members . Click on, fill out and submit a simple form with your comments that will automatically be sent to TM members in your precinct who have opted to receive these emails.
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 August 14, 2017