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Boards/Committees

  1. Hampshire County Retirement Board of Directors

    December 13, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    RECEIVED: 12/6/17 at 3:38 pm. MEETING TIME: 9:00 am. LOCATION: 99 Industrial Ave, Northampton. LIST OF TOPICS: Approve prior minutes; approve warrants and benefits to be paid; review retirement applications, disability applications, transfers and varied requests; accept new members; review investments; administrative, financial budget, and legal updates; other topics not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  2. Personnel Board

    December 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 12/8/17 at 8:15 am. MEETING TIME: 10:00 am. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 10:00 am to 11:00 am (est) meeting with non-union employee group to review proposed changes to personnel procedures manual. 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (est) Board discussion of feedback received; Consideration of proposed changes to personnel procedures manual. Other business not anticipated at the time of posting.

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  3. PVTA Paratransit Committee

    December 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Pioneer Valley Transit Authority Administration Building

    RECEIVED: 12/4/17 at 8:21 am. MEETING TIME: 10:00 am. LOCATION: 2808 Main St, Springfield. LIST OF TOPICS: Public comment. Approval of Paratransit Committee minutes of 5/24/17. Fare increase discussion. Service reduction discussion. Other business.

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  4. PVTA Route Committee

    December 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Pioneer Valley Transit Authority Administration Building

    RECEIVED: 12/4/17 at 8:22 am. MEETING TIME: 10:00 am. LOCATION: 2808 Main St, Springfield. LIST OF TOPICS: Public comment. Approval of Route Committee minutes of 7/18/17. Fare increase discussion. Service reduction discussion. Other business.

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  5. Downtown Parking Working Group

    December 13, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 12/7/17 at 3:17 pm. MEETING TIME: 2:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. Approval of minutes for October 25, Nov. 17. Continue discussion of 15-minute free parking, commercial parking, and EV charging stations. Discuss Town Center Permit parking. Employee parking survey. Enforcement plan update. Update on Winter parking policy. Report from parking garage subcommittee. Other items not reasonably anticipated w/in 48 hours. Public Comment. Next Meeting: Jan. 16, 10 AM; Feb. 7 10:30 AM.

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  6. TMCC Subcommittee on Policies & Procedures

    December 13, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Glass Room

    RECEIVED: 12/11/17 at 8:29 am. MEETING TIME: 4:00 pm. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Glass Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Approve Oct. 30 & Nov. 30, 2017 Minutes; Election of new officers; March 17th TM Candidates Forum; Ongoing & new projects; Discussion of SPP & TMAC membership, TMAC guidelines, press release. Items not anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting. Public Comment.

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  7. Transportation Advisory Committee

    December 13, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 12/6/17 at 11:05 am. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Approve minutes; Discussion of crosswalk standards; Discussion of complete streets proposed policy, Action on policy; Discussion of B43 changes; Discussion of committee work plan.

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  8. Community Preservation Act Committee

    December 13, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 12/7/17 at 11:34 am. REVISED: 12/7/17 at 12:02 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Amherst Municipal Affordable Housing Trust; The Trust’s Strategic Plan presented by John Hornik, Chair; Review Financial Status; Review Proposals; Schedule Future Meetings; Schedule Dates for Presentations; Schedule Public Hearing; Approval of CPA Plan; Approve any minutes; Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting.

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  9. Conservation Commission

    December 13, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 12/7/17 at 3:42 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Chair, Director, Wetland Admin Reports; Minutes 7-26-17, 10-25-17 & 5-24-17; Event on Conservation Land – Kestrel Trust for New Year’s walk at Wentworth Cons. Area; Anne Cann for Orchard Arboretum joining Arb/Net; Jim Pistrang, Amherst Dog Park Task Force update; Notice of Intent (cont’d from 11-8-17 mtg) –for construction of three apartment buildings on University Drive; Notice of Intent (cont’d from 11-8-17 mtg) – for construction of a restaurant on University Drive; Work within Conservation Restriction (cont’d from 9-13-17 mtg) – for 910 Southeast St; Notice of Intent (cont’d from 11-8-17 mtg) – for construction of a single family house at 214 Pomeroy Ln; FY19 CPA Proposals - Epstein property & Due Diligence; Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  10. Council on Aging

    December 14, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ South Meeting Room #101

    RECEIVED: 12/8/17 at 9:30 am. MEETING TIME: 10:00 am. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Room 101. LIST OF TOPICS: Review of Minutes from October 5, 2017. Treasurer's Report. Friends of the Amherst Senior Center update. NEW AND CONTINUING BUSINESS: Long-Range Planning next steps. Center for New Americans Collaboration. Meeting with Jones Library. Musante Health Center Construction. Bangs Center bathroom update. SUBCOMMITTEE UPDATES: Convalescent Equipment. Highland Valley Elder Services. Staff Reports. Tentative next COA meeting, February 1, 2017.

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  11. Board of Assessor's

    December 14, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 12/5/17 at 12:47 pm. MEETING TIME: 11:00 am. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Sign motor vehicle abatement reports, Sign motor vehicle warrant to collector/notice to commit and commitment sheets, Sign personal exemption abatement reports, Sign FY18 warrant to collector/notice to commit on real estate/betterment & interest/cpa/personal property, sign template for Boards signature stamp, Executive session for personal exemption applications and real estate abatement applications.

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  12. Fort River School Building Committee

    December 14, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Fort River Elementary School Library

    RECEIVED: 12/11/17 at 10:41 am. MEETING TIME: 3:30 pm. LOCATION: 70 South East Street. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order; Approve minutes of previous meeting; Public Comment; Revote: Chair; Revote: Invoice for Amherst Media; Open Meeting Law discussion; RFQ Process for Owner's Project Manager Communication and Public Outreach: Update from brainstorming committee (Nicole, Heather, Irene); establish a community outreach person or subcommittee; Establishing a Communications Secretary and a Recording Secretary; Environmental Study; Future Meeting Planning; Adjourn.

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  13. Amherst Cultural Council

    December 14, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Jones Library, Amherst Room

    RECEIVED: 11/29/17 at 3:03 pm. MEETING TIME: 4:00 pm. LOCATION: Jones Library, Amherst Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Approval of minutes. 2. Review of applications.

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  14. Board of Health

    December 14, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ South Meeting Room #101

    RECEIVED: 12/12/17 at 12:54 pm. MEETING TIME: 5:00 pm. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Room 101. LIST OF TOPICS: Discuss draft minutes of November, condemnation of unit 31 at 33 Kellogg Avenue, Clark house renovations and Retail Marijuana.

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  15. Human Rights Commission

    December 14, 2017, 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM @ Glass Room

    RECEIVED: 12/11/17 at 3:12 pm. MEETING TIME: 5:45 pm. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Glass Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Agenda Review/Additions. Review and Approve Meeting Minutes. Old Business: 1. Affirmative Action Plan, 2. Sanctuary Committee follow-up. New Business: 1. Events for the 2017-18 Year, 2. Commission vacancies, 3. Spring 2018 meeting schedule. Other Business: Any other topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting. Announcements. Adjourn.

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  16. Zoning Board of Appeals

    December 14, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 11/22/17 at 11:03 am. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: ZBA 2018-15 – Pinus Strobus – Request a Special Permit for the creation of two flag lots, one accessed from Market Hill Road and the second, from flat Hills Road, not part of a definitive subdivision plan, under Section 6.3 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 405 Market Hill Road (Map/Parcel 3D/36), Outlying Residence (R-G) Zone.

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  17. Amherst Municipal Affordable Housing Trust

    December 14, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 12/8/17 at 12:47 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. Review minutes. Discussion of Housing Policy:Goals for housing-Steps and strategies to increase housing supply, Update on Planning Board/Zoning Subcommittee priorities. Review of Town land disposition policy. Updates: Money of Funding Trust Initiatives, Trust consultant, CPA requests, Chair meeting with Town Manager. Next steps for Trust subcommittees. Orientation. Other business not anticipated within 48 hours. Public comments. Next Meeting: January (will review Housing CPA requests). Adjournment.

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  18. Public Shade Tree Committee

    December 19, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 12/7/17 at 3:19 pm. MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Approval of November Minutes; Public Comment Period; Chair report, - Volunteer Hours, - Bob Erwin’s girlfriend, - N.E. Grows report, - Memorial Trees, - John Musante’s plaque, - Youth Climate Summit, - 2017 summary for Tree City USA; Tree Warden’s Report, - Collections, - Stockbridge School, - High School group; Treasurer Report, - Account Balance; Committee Members’ Projects, - Rachel: Placards, Mailchimp, - Gordon: Numbers for placards, LIDAR, - Nancy: Town Activities, - Nonny: Tree Request List, Arboretum Clean Up, - Roger: WMUA show, Tree labels, - Greg: Funding Appeal, - Beki: ?; Ordinance Next Steps; Kendrick Park Next Steps; 2018 Planting, - Brainstorm Sites; Workshops on Trees, - More Ideas for Presentations, - Cambridge Tree Warden

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  19. Amherst School Committee

    December 19, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library, Amherst Regional High School

    RECEIVED: 12/11/17 at 2:40 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: ARHS, Library. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order; Approve Minutes of November 21, 2017; Announcements and Public Comments; Superintendent’s Update; ELL Update; Homework Guidelines; Enrollment Group Report: Dual Language Subgroup and Socio-Economic; Balance Subgroup; Policy BEAA (2nd draft and Possible Vote); School Building Committee Update; RSDPC Update; Accept Gifts; School Committee Planning; Adjourn

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Community (Public)

  1. HB Financial Group will be a drop off site again this year for Toys for Tots!

    December 13, 2017, 8:15 AM - 4:15 PM

    HB Financial Group will be a drop off site again this year for Toys for Tots! We welcome our clients and community to drop off a toy at our office any day from November 6th thru December 15th for the Toys for Tots Program annual toy drive. The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. Drop off hours are 8:15am to 4:15pm, Monday - Friday, November 6th - December 15th, 2017, HB Financial Group, 28 Amity Street 1C, Amherst.

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  2. Living Fully, Aging Gracefully & Preparing to Let Go

    December 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Amherst Community Connections

    It can be hard to deal with the stresses of the aging process, but you do not have to go through it alone! Join a community ready to help. With John Berkowitz

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  3. HB Financial Group will be a drop off site again this year for Toys for Tots!

    December 14, 2017, 8:15 AM - 4:15 PM

    HB Financial Group will be a drop off site again this year for Toys for Tots! We welcome our clients and community to drop off a toy at our office any day from November 6th thru December 15th for the Toys for Tots Program annual toy drive. The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. Drop off hours are 8:15am to 4:15pm, Monday - Friday, November 6th - December 15th, 2017, HB Financial Group, 28 Amity Street 1C, Amherst.

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  4. HB Financial Group will be a drop off site again this year for Toys for Tots!

    December 15, 2017, 8:15 AM - 4:15 PM

    HB Financial Group will be a drop off site again this year for Toys for Tots! We welcome our clients and community to drop off a toy at our office any day from November 6th thru December 15th for the Toys for Tots Program annual toy drive. The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. Drop off hours are 8:15am to 4:15pm, Monday - Friday, November 6th - December 15th, 2017, HB Financial Group, 28 Amity Street 1C, Amherst.

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  5. Holiday Movie Classic

    December 16, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Jones Library

    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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  6. Ukulele Strum Along

    December 17, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Jones Library - Amherst Room

    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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  7. Three Reasons Not to Meditate

    December 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Amherst Community Connections

    There are plenty of reasons to not meditate, learn how to combat those excuses and start building better habits on the path of mindfulness! With Joe Arak

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  8. American Red Cross Bloodmobile at Amherst Police Department

    December 21, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Amherst Police Department

    The Amherst Police Department will be hosting the American Red Cross Bloodmobile on Thursday December 21, 2017 from 11:00am to 4:00 pm. Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment.

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  9. Writing for Strength Using the Amherst Writers & Artists Method

    December 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Amherst Community Connections

    Learn the proven method of writing in group workshops to explore your unique voice and open up to the creative genius in us all! With Judith Rathbone

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