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.

Upcoming Events 

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 .
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.

Recent Events

September 23, 2016 @Noon - Deadline for Citizen Zoning Petitions*
September 26, 2016 @Noon - Deadline for Citizen Miscellaneous Petitions* 
*Petitions must be filed in the Select Board Office. Special Town Meeting petition articles require 100 valid signatures. For questions please call the Town Manager's office at 413-259-3002. See “How to Bring a Citizen Petition Article to Town Meeting” for more information.
See General Info for TM members webpage for more information.
For more Recent Events see the TMCC Events page.
  1. 2016 Fall Special Town Meeting
  2. Related Information

Fall Special Town Meeting November 14, 2016

(All in PDF Format)
Warrant | Unofficial Results | Attendance
(All in PDF Format - Results, Attendance, and Votes are updated the day after each session of Town Meeting)

Electronic Voting Results
Nov 14, 2016 Articles __ and __  PDF | Excel

Other Related Documents: 

Planning Board Reports:

Petitions Certified to Date:
O'Connor V. - East Pleasant/Triangle St Intersection Improvement

Presentations at Town Meeting:

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 September 27, 2016