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.
October 17, 2016 - Select Board is scheduled to sign the Warrant. October 18, 2016 - Deadline for 1st Packet mailing to TM members October 25, 2016 - The TMCC/LWV Warrant Review - Town Room at 7:00 pm - an overview of articles October 31, 2016 - Deadline for 2nd Packet mailing to TM members October-November - Select Board, Finance Committee, and other committees review articles and take positions. Many of these meetings will be televised on Amherst Media channel 17 and “On Demand” at https://amherstmedia.org/meetings . November 1, 2016 - TMCC/Planning Board Zoning Question and Answer Forum – 7:00 pm in the Bangs Center Large Activity Room November 2 – 12, 2016 – Precinct Meetings
Wed. Nov. 2 at 7:00 pm in North Amherst – place to be announced Thu. Nov. 3 at 7:00 pm at Middle School Professional Development Center Thu. Nov. 10 at 7:00 pm at Crocker Farm School Library Sat. Nov. 12 at 2:00 pm at Police Station Community Room
November 6, 2016 – TMCC Bus Tour for TM members, if needed – details TBA
November 8, 2016 – Election Day November 14, 2016 - Fall Special Town Meeting begins on Monday at 7:00 pm in the Middle School Auditorium. Additional sessions, if needed, are reserved for November 16, 17 (note this is a Thursday), November 21, 28, and December 5, 2016.
September 23, 2016 @Noon - Deadline for Citizen Zoning Petitions* September 26, 2016 @Noon - Deadline for Citizen Miscellaneous Petitions*
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.