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. Spring 2018 Town Meeting Dates
  2. April 26, 2017 Annual Town Meeting
  3. Related Information

Current & Upcoming Events


TMCC/LWV Warrant Review on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in the Town Room at 7:00 pm. See flyer.
No TMCC Bus Tour this Fall.
Warrant Discussions - See flyer for more information.
     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 Center
      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 2017 Special Town Meeting begins on Monday November 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Middle School Auditorium. 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. 

Residents can 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.

Fall Special Town Meeting - November 6, 2017


Warrant | Unofficial 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
Nov __, 2017 Article __ PDF | Excel

Other Related Documents:
TMCC Preparing for Town Meeting
Motion Sheet

Town Meeting Packet Materials
Town Clerk Notice Fall 2017 STM
Final Town Meeting Warrant
Finance Committee Report
Article 3-7 Marijuana FAQ Sheet 
Article 6 - Planning Board Report Zoning Recreational Marijuana Retailer
Article 7 - PB Report Zoning Temp Moratorium on Recreational Marijuana Establishments
Article 8 - PB Report Zoning Table 3 Footnotes Miscellaneous
Article 9 - PB Report Zoning Parking Facilities 
Article 10 - SC Regional District Planning Committee
Article 11 - SC Resolution Re Charter School Funding and Expansion
Article 12 - PSTC General Bylaw Public Shade Trees
Article 13 - TMCC General Bylaw Town Meeting Advisory Committee 
Article 14 - Petition Design for Significant Improvements to North Amherst Library
Article 15 - Petition General Bylaw Net Zero Energy Town Buildings
Article 16 - Petition Resolution in Support of 100 Percent Renewable Energy 
Article 17 - Petition Resolution in Support of the End of Life Options Act
TMCC Warrant Review
TMCC Warrant Discussions (previously called Precinct Meetings)

Presentations at Town Meeting:

Petitions Certified to Date:

   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

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 October 16, 2017