May 22, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 33 Kellogg Ave, 5th Floor Community Room
RECEIVED:5/1/13 at 2:54 pm.MEETING TIME:2:00 pm.LOCATION:33 Kellogg Ave, 5th Floor Community Room.LIST OF TOPICS/PUBLIC HEARING:To receive comments on the Proposed Section 8 Administrative Plan.Begins at 2:00 PM and will cease when no public or comments are left to be heard; but will end no later than 4:00 PM.
May 22, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room
RECEIVED:5/20/13 at 11:11 am.MEETING TIME:3:00 pm.LOCATION:First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall.LIST OF TOPICS:Zoning Primer.
May 22, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Amherst Regional Middle School (ARMS)
RECEIVED:5/16/13 at 3:57 pm.MEETING TIME:6:00 pm.LOCATION:ARMS.LIST OF TOPICS:Opening Remarks, Announcements and Agenda Review.Logistical Issues Related to Town Meeting:Any Key Info Updates from the Town Manager and or Select Board members (time permitting).Untimed:Select Board Meeting Schedule for June - September; Consider Chamber's Request to Prohibit Food Trucks during Taste of Amherst; Parking and Street Closure Requests;New Taxi/Chauffeur Licenses; Special Liquor Licenses; Common Vic Licenses; Approve Minutes; Committee Appointments; and Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting.
May 22, 6:55 PM - 7:00 PM @ Amherst Regional Middle School (ARMS) Auditorium
RECEIVED:5/20/13 at 12:18 pm.MEETING TIME:6:55 pm.LOCATION:Amherst Regional Middle School, Auditorium.LIST OF TOPICS:Parking Reservation Request - Amherst College for Wednesday, May 29 until midnight on Friday, May 31.
May 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall
RECEIVED:5/17/13 at 2:28 pm.MEETING TIME:7:00 pm.LOCATION:Town Room, Town Hall.LIST OF TOPICS: Chair, Cons. Director, & Wet Adms. reports. Approve minutes. DISCUSSION: Warrant Article 43, Proposed Purchase of Conservation Restriction on Cowl’s Property. HEARING: TOA DPW for sanitary sewer and water main improvements within buffer zone of BVW along Harkness Rd. & Wildflower Dr. PRESENTATION: DCR on the Forest Cutting Practices Act and how it relates to the WPA. MISC: Use of Puffer’s Pond by Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro. Certificate of Compliance Amherst Montessori School. Application for research on Conservation land, David King.Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.
May 23, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Leverett Town Hall
RECEIVED:5/17/13 at 10:30 am.MEETING TIME:6:00 pm.LOCATION:Leverett Town Hall.LIST OF TOPICS:Review timeline to accomplish list of tasks; Reports from members on assigned tasks: Questions for legal counsel, School transportation, Capital/buildings (maintenance, repair, upkeep), Transition Plan; Discussion of Other Regional Agreement Financial Sections;Review of Assessment Data if available; Plan for the next meeting, to be determined.
May 23, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall
RECEIVED:5/3/13 at 9:41 am.MEETING TIME:6:30 pm.LOCATION:Town Room, Town Hall.LIST OF TOPICS/PUBLIC HEARING:ZBA FY2013-00023 – Presidential Apartments - For a Special Permit to review and modify conditions of ZBA FY1963-16 and ZBA FY2008-0008 relative to changes to site features in the existing development, such as crosswalks and bike lanes, at 950 North Pleasant Street (Map 8A, Parcel 1, R-N Zoning District); ZBA FY2013-00024 – Paul DiBenedetto - For a Special Permit to use an existing detached structure as a converted dwelling; or to renew, ZBA FY2000-00006, under Section 3.3241 and 10.33 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 286-288 Belchertown Road (Map 18A, Parcel 26, R-N Zoning District); PUBLIC MEETING: ZBA FY1981-1 - Amherst Housing Authority (Watson Farms) – For the Board to determine if the addition of a 10 x 12 storage shed is a de minimus change to the existing Comprehensive Permit, at 693 Main Street (Map 15A, Parcel 26, R-VC Zoning District)
RECEIVED:5/15/13 at 11:55 am.MEETING TIME:6:30 pm.LOCATION:Town Room, Town Hall.LIST OF TOPICS/Public Meeting: ZBA FY2013-00013 – Barbara Hawley – For the Board to review a change in office tenant in accordance with conditions #3 and #4, at 24 Dickinson Street (Map 14B, Parcel 56, B-VC Zoning District).
May 23, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Notch Visitors' Center
RECEIVED:5/20/13 at 8:07 am.MEETING TIME:7:00 pm.LOCATION:Notch Visitors' Center, West St.LIST OF TOPICS:Minutes of previous meeting - vote. Old business:Summit House - opening date and ceremony; Lithia Springs - status; volunteer policy - status (has it been finalized?); Dry Brook Gate - update; bike rack at Summit House.New business.Set date for next meeting.
May 24, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Superintendent's Conference Room, Amherst Regional Middle School
RECEIVED:5/15/13 at 11:53 am.MEETING TIME:9:30 am.LOCATION:Amherst Regional Middle School, Superintendent's Conference Room.LIST OF TOPICS:Discuss Amherst Perspective of June 1st RSDPB Meeting; Outreach Planning; Other topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance.
May 29, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ PVTA Adminstration Office
RECEIVED:5/17/13 at 11:16 am.MEETING TIME:11:00 am.LOCATION:2808 Main St, Springfield.LIST OF TOPICS:3rd quarter budget to actuals report.Draft FY14 budget report.Other business.
May 29, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ PVTA Administration Office
RECEIVED:5/17/13 at 11:13 am.MEETING TIME:12:00 Noon.LOCATION:2808 Main St, Springfield.LIST OF TOPICS:Approval of minutes from March 27, 2013 regular Advisory Board meeting.Report of the Finance Committee.Proposed PVTA Advisory Board bylaw changes.Administrator's report:CSA status; status of FY14 state budget and transportation finance plan.Status of new operations and maintenance facility.CFO's report:3rd quarter budget to actuals report; draft FY14 budget report.New business.Old business.
May 23, 4:00 PM
Join us in celebrating the publiction of a new book, Cosmic Apprentice: Dispatches from the Edges of Science, by Dorion Sagan.Sagan is author & editor of numerous books, including Notes from the Holocene: A Brief History of the Future, Biospheres : Metamorphosis of Planet Earth; & most recently, Lynn Margulis: The Life and Legacy of a Scientific Rebel.
May 23, 7:00 PM @ The Woodbury Room in Jones Library
Local author and columnist Bruce Watson discusses his new e-biography on Jon Stewart, with insights, personal details, clips from “The Daily Show”, and rants on Stewart and satire.
May 28, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Food for Thought Books
Michelle Tea & Ali Liebegott join forces to celebrate the release of their newest books! Ali Liebegott's Cha-Ching! (April 2013) is the latest release in the new City Lights/Sister Spit imprint, a series edited by literary motion machine, Michelle Tea! About being young, in love, addicted, and broke in America, Cha-Ching! is a tender, unforgettable story. And Michelle Tea's debut YA novel, now available from McSweeney's, A Mermaid in Chelsea Creek (April, 2013) is a modern-day fairytale with an extraordinary heroine and a swearing mermaid.
May 28, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mead Art Museum
Join the Mead student docents for Exposing the Mead and participate in thematic conversations featuring photographs from the Mead's collection. This semester’s Exposing the Mead events will be held at 8pm.
May 29, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Food for Though Books
Valley Time Trade is an interconnected community of people who help each other by sharing our abilities, talents and experiences. We all have needs; we all have gifts to share. When you or your organization provides a service for another member, you earn one Time Dollar for each hour you spent providing the service, You (or your organization) can then exchange each Time Dollar you earn for an hour of service from someone else.
May 30, 11:00 AM @ Mead Art Museum, Amherst College
A museum tour Pamela Russell, Head of Education and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs
May 31, 11:00 AM @ Mead Art Museum, Amherst College
A museum tour with Elizabeth Barker, director of the Mead Art Museum
May 23, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Town Common
The Rotary Club of Amherst has been bringing the fair to the town common in May for many years. Aside from organizing and sponsoring the event they also run a large food tent offering fair favorites like Hamburgs, Hot Dogs, Sausages, French Fries and Ice cold drinks.
All net proceeds go to aid the Rotary Club of Amherst's giving program.
May 23, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Amherst Books
Join us in celebrating the publication of a new book, Cosmic Apprentice: Dispatches from the Edges of Science, by Dorion Sagan.Sagan is author & editor of numerous books, including Notes from the Holocene: A Brief History of the Future, Biospheres : Metamorphosis of Planet Earth; & most recently, Lynn Margulis: The Life and Legacy of a Scientific Rebel.
May 23, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Black Sheep
May 23, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Woodbury Room
May 24, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Town Common
May 24, 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Black Sheep Deli
***Stop by before your movie.***
Occasional Guest Performers
Jazz Standards and Bossa Nova for all ages, 0 - 106
May 25, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Town Common
May 25, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Boltwood Garage plaza
Have fun and stay fit this weekend at the first downtown Amherst Outdoor Zumba Class! Instructor Zulma Rivera will guide you through a morning class, outside and right in the heart of downtown. There is no registration fee, and all body types are encouraged to participate!
May 25, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ 233 N. Pleasant Street
We’ve got some interesting tastings coming up this month and hope you can make a few.With one eye on the season and the other on some new wine arrivals we’re excited about, we’re out to make Saturday afternoons a bit more exciting for all concerned.
In addition to some wonderful wines we slice fresh baked baguettes from our friends at the Henion Bakery and prepare special tasting sheets with information on what we’re opening. All of this compliments of Amherst Wines. Hope to see you.
May 26, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Town Common
May 26, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Black Sheep Deli
A special blend of Acoustic Swing Music drawn from the traditions of Gypsy Jazz, Cowboy Swing, French Musette, Big Band and New Orleans Jazz.
May 27, 2:00 PM @ West Cemetery
Hear stories of old Amherst from Bob Drinkwater. This is a great event for kids! The event is free and open to the public.
May 30, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Black Sheep
May 31 - 6:00 PM @ Amherst Common
A Festival of Arts & Cultures from Around the World. We feature guest artisans, handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artisans, projects in their communities, and fair trade. Shop unique art, jewelry, clothing, crafts, decor, tribal rugs, & much more. All ages welcome. For more dates, locations, special features and performance schedules visit our website at http://bazaar.cs.org
May 31, 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Black Sheep Deli
May 31, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Rao's Coffee
Enjoy an evening of local poetry, short stories, and other literary works.
May 21, 9:00 AM - May 26, 8:00 PM
May 25, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
May 31, 8:00 AM - June 3, 7:00 PM