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.
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.
Dates for Fall Special Town Meeting Citizen Zoning Petitions Due September 11, 2017 Citizen General Petitions Due September 18, 2017 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. Fall Special Town Meeting begins Monday, November 6, 2017. 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/voted. 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.
April 26, 2017 Annual Town Meeting
Warrant | Results | Attendance
(All in PDF Format unless noted - Results, Attendance, and Votes are updated the day after each session of Town Meeting)
Electronic Voting Results May 1, 2017 Article 25 PDF | Excel
May 8, 2017 Articles 26 - 29 PDF | Excel May 10, 2017 Articles 23, 31, 34, and 42 PDF | Excel
May 15, 2017 Articles 30, 35, 36, 37 PDF | Excel