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.
Deadline for filing Nomination Papers for Town Meeting Candidates
Due to the Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Avenue by
Tuesday, February 7 by 5 pm.
DEADLINES for filing Petitions for Annual Town Meeting
ZONING articles via petition are due by Wednesday, February 1st at 12:00 noon.
ALL OTHER petition articles are due by Tuesday, February 28th at 12:00 noon.
Annual Town Meeting begins
WEDNESDAY, April 26th at 7:00 p.m. Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium
Additional dates of April 27, May 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18, 22 ,24 and 25, 2017 have been reserved.
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.