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  1. Calendar Overlay Boards/Committees (17)
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Boards/Committees

  1. The Jones Library, Inc. Feasibility Committee

    May 4, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Goodwin Room, Jones Library

    RECEIVED: 4/28/15 at 3:31 pm. MEETING TIME: 2:30 pm. LOCATION: Jones Library, Goodwin Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes; RFQ; Building Program; Strong House Update.

  2. Lincoln Sunset Local Historic District Study Committee

    May 4, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 4/27/15 at 2:11 pm. MEETING TIME: 3:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. Minutes. New Business: Discuss possible boundary; Set preliminary timeline of committee; Schedule district tour. Old Business: Election of officers; Review Legislation and Guidebook; Amherst Local Historic District Bylaw; National Register nominations. Meeting Schedule. Other business not anticipated.

  3. Amherst Housing Authority - Board of Commissioners

    May 4, 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM @ 33 Kellogg Ave

    RECEIVED: 4/15/15 at 12:15 pm. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm LOCATION: 33 Kellogg Ave, Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: ANNUAL MEETING, Election of Officers, Review of Annual Report, Other business not anticipated.

  4. Amherst Housing Authority- Board of Commissioners

    May 4, 4:45 PM - 6:00 PM @ 33 Kellogg Ave

    RECEIVED: 4/30/15 at 3:35 pm. MEETING TIME: 4:45 pm. LOCATION: 5th Floor Community Room, 33 Kellogg Ave. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes 3/23/15, A/P Warrant-March 2015, Tenant Organizations, Approve ED to sign paving contract, AHA/FCRHRA MOU, Discuss CPA plan with regards to housing, Review of unit Vacancies, Director's Report, Other Business- Not Anticipated within 48 hour notice, Public Comments.

  5. Select Board

    May 4, 6:00 PM - 6:55 PM @ Amherst Regional Middle School Band Room

    RECEIVED: 4/30/15 at 3:45 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: ARMS, Band Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Transportation Plan - Acceptance and Next Steps. Liquor License - Bertucci's Restaurant Corporation Change of Manager to Randall L. Hoy. DAAC Update. Other Issues - Logistical Related to Town Meeting; Any Key Info Updates from Town Manager and/or Select Board Members (time permitting). Untimed: SB Liaison Assignments; Committee/Board Assignment - Kimberly Tremblay to PTBC; Amherst College Request for Parking Alumni Reunion Weekend; Taxi Licenses - C. Nasman and G. Fasolino for Funky Cab; Special Licenses: UMass Request for Change of Premises 5/7; K-Ride Inc., Fundraiser at Hampshire College 5/31; Common Victualler; Approve Minutes; Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting.

  6. Finance Committee

    May 4, 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Music Room, Amherst - Pelham Regional Middle School

    RECEIVED: 4/30/15 at 2:37 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:15 pm. LOCATION: Amherst Pelham Regional Middle School, Music Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Annual Town Meeting Warrant Articles - consideration of committee recommendations on Articles deferred until Town Meeting and reconsideration of recommendations on other Articles as necessary. Other matters contained within FY16 budget. New information affecting budget. Member reports - liaisons and committees. Minutes of previous meetings. Next meeting Agendas. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

  7. Community Preservation Act Committee

    May 5, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 5/1/15 at 8:13 am. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Town Meeting Issues & updates. Work session to write CPA Plan: review outline of components for Plan, work on open space section, work on outdoor recreation section, plan next steps. Approve any minutes. Schedule future meetings. Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting.

  8. Planning Board

    May 6, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 5/1/15 at 12:30 pm. MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes; Jt Public Hrg Plan Bd & Tree Warden - Scenic Roads 5:30 PM Scenic Rd Tree Removal for Proposed Reconstruction & Upgrade of Sidewalk on Pine St between No Pleasant St & Sand Hill Rd - 80 Pine St 20" Silver Maple, 84 Pine St 16" Sugar Maple & hedge of Blue Spruce, 180 Pine St 30" Silver Maple, 208 Pine St Two Crabapples, 299 Pine St Two 24" White Pine, 319 Pine St 16" Spruce, 329 Pine St 30" & 22" White Oak; Zoning ZSC Rep't, Pub Comment; Tn Mtg Zon'g Amend Issues, Topics not anticipated; Signing of Decisions SPR2015-12 Amh Coll Marsh House 81 Lessey St, SPR2015-13 Tn Hall Pk'g Lot EV Charging Station, SPR2015-14 Puffer's Pond Site Improvements, Form A apps, Upcoming apps, PB Committee Rep'ts, Rep't of Chair & Staff

  9. Planning Board

    May 6, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 4/17/15 at 11:04 am. MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Joint Public Hearing Plan Bd & Tree Warden - 5:30 PM Scenic Roads/Public Shade Tree Removal for Proposed Reconstruction & Upgrade of Sidewalk along Pine Street between North Pleasant St & Sand Hill Rd - Public Shade Trees impacted by this project include the following trees (Sizes indicate Diameter at Breast Height) 80 Pine St - 20" Silver Maple; 84 Pine St - 16" Sugar Maple & hedgerow of Blue Spruce; 180 Pine St - 30" Silver Maple; 208 Pine St - Two Crabapples; 299 Pine St - Two 24" White Pine; 319 Pine St - 16" Spruce; 329 Pine St - 30" & 22" White Oak.

  10. Select Board

    May 6, 6:00 PM - 6:50 PM @ Amherst Regional Middle School, Band Room

    RECEIVED: 4/30/15 at 2:24 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Amherst Regional Middle School, Band Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Logistical Issues Related to Town Meeting. Key Information Updates from the Town Manager and/or Select Board, time permitting. Committee/Board Appointments; Parking and Street Closure Requests; New Taxi Driver, Special Liquor and or Common Victualler Licenses; Approve Minutes; and Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting.

  11. Finance Committee

    May 6, 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Music Room, Amherst - Pelham Regional Middle School

    RECEIVED: 5/1/15 at 4:07 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:15 pm. LOCATION: ARMS, Music Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Annual Town Meeting Warrant Articles – consideration of committee recommendations on Articles deferred until Town Meeting and reconsideration of recommendations on other Articles as necessary. Other matters contained within FY16 budget. New information affecting budget. Member reports – liaisons and committees. Minutes of previous meetings. Next Meetings and Agendas. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

  12. Council on Aging

    May 7, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ South Meeting Room #101

    RECEIVED: 4/30/15 at 3:46 pm. MEETING TIME: 9:00 am. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Room 101. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes of April 2, 2015. Friends Treasurer's Report, Census and Friends solicitation accounting. Friends of the Amherst Senior Center business. HVES "March for Meals" on May 16, 2015 9-12 noon. Boston Post Cane Update. Health services offered at AEIOU. UMass Initiatives to reduce use of Town Public Safety Resources. HVES Update. SHAG Update. COA Nominating Subcommittee. Staff Reports: Woman's Club gift, new dishes, new stove and card tables needed. Springfield College MSW Intern. Elder Financial Empowerment Summit presentation. Regional Benefits Counseling and Application Assistance Program. MCOA Annual Conference, October 7,8, & 9 in Sturbridge. Next meeting date: June 11, 2015, 10-11:15 AM.

  13. The Jones Library, Inc. Board of Trustees

    May 7, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Goodwin Room, Jones Library

    RECEIVED: 5/1/15 at 11:09 am. MEETING TIME: 9:00 am. LOCATION: Jones Library, Goodwin Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes; Public Comment; Programming and Outreach; FY17-FY21 Long Range Plan Approval; Amherst Historical Society; 2015 Sammys; Quarterly Report; Vanguard Contract; Investment Management Policies; FY15 Library Director Goals; Director's Report.

  14. Mount Holyoke Range Advisory Committee

    May 7, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Notch Visitors Center

    RECEIVED: 5/4/15 at 8:24 am. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Notch Visitors Center, West St, Amherst. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes of April meeting. Status of the Mountain Rd parking area. Informational kiosk. Results of seven sisters run. Updates on Lithia Springs parking. Old/new business.

  15. The Jones Library, Inc. Budget Committee

    May 8, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Goodwin Room, Jones Library

    RECEIVED: 5/1/15 at 11:28 am. MEETING TIME: 10:00 am. LOCATION: Jones Library, Goodwin Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment; Minutes; FY15 Budget; FY15 Sammys.

  16. Zoning Board of Appeals

    May 14, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 4/28/15 at 11:40 am. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: ZBA FY2015-00036 – Yeshi and Dolkar Gyaltsen – For a Special Permit to formalize an existing second dwelling unit, as a non-owner occupied Converted Dwelling, under Section 3.3241 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 101 State Street.

  17. Historical Commission

    May 19, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 5/1/15 at 2:17 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING-DEMOLITION DELAY. In accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 40A, and Article 13, Demolition Delay, of the Amherst Zoning Bylaw, the Amherst Historical Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 in the Town Room, Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave., to consider the following demolition application request: 7:00 PM 8 Barrett Hill Road/ 25 East Drive, Amherst College (14C-67). Request to demolish the c. 1937 Amherst Day School (Little Red Schoolhouse). Copies of the demolition permit application and information about the structure(s) proposed to be demolished are available in the Planning Department, Town Hall, Amherst, MA.

Bangs Center Activities

  1. Alice Dowd Lounge

    May 4, All Day

    Lounge Open 8 AM-4 PM

  2. Bubble Room

    May 4, All Day

    10 AM-12 PM & 1:30-3:30 PM SHS Nursing Clinic

  3. Ethel Moore Computer Gallery

    May 4, All Day

    1-3 PM Mexican Train Dominoes

  4. Garrabrants Conference Room

    May 4, All Day

    1-4 PM SHINE Appointments

  5. Glass Room

    May 4, All Day

    10-11 AM I Wish I Had Asked 5-8:30 PM Tibetan Association

  6. Large Activity Room

    May 4, All Day

    8:30-9:30 AM Function Well 11 AM Name That Tune! 11:45 AM Lunch 3-4 PM Tai Chi 4:30-7:30 PM Big Brother Big Sister

  7. Lower Meeting Room

    May 4, All Day

    10:30 AM-12 PM Best Practices in Choosing In-Home Care

  8. Pole Room

    May 4, All Day

    8:30-10 AM Osteo Resistance Training 11-11:30 AM Gentle Fitness 12:30-2 PM Arthritis Exercise 4-5 PM Ping Pong 6-8:30 PM First Time Homebuyers

  9. South Meeting Room #101

    May 4, All Day

    9:30-11:30 AM Drawing Class 3-4 PM Friends of the Amherst Senior Center 7-8:30 PM The Music of Bach

Community (Public)

  1. Rental Permitting Workshop

    May 7, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Town Hall, Town Room

    Please join us for an informational workshop covering our online rental permit renewal process and our new multi-family dwelling inspection program. Visit our site for more information on our Rental Permit program.

  2. Amherst Farmers Market

    May 9, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Spring Street at the Amherst Town Common

    Amherst Farmers Market is the oldest market in the valley offering a range of products from hard cider to meats to mushrooms. Come listen to live music, take in a story with the library or just get some shopping done. Whatever your reason for coming, we welcome you!

  3. 5th Annual AEF Spring Sprint

    May 9, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Amherst Regional High School

    The Spring Sprint includes a 5K Run/Walk and a 1-mile Fun Run, all held on the Amherst Regional High School cross-country course. Proceeds go to fund Amherst Education Foundation's Excellence Grants, which are awarded to fund programs in the Amherst Regional Public Schools. Pre-registration is recommended at https://www.runreg.com/5568. Registration will open behind ARHS at 8:30 am on May 9th for those not already registered. A post-race brunch will follow (complimentary for runners, donations accepted for others).

  4. Dakin Humane Society of Leverett's 20th Birthday Party

    May 9, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Dakin Humane Society Leverett

    Join us on Saturday, May 9th from 1-4pm at Dakin's Leverett location to celebrate our 20th birthday! Tour our facility, see our adoptable animals, dog training demos, face painting, games and activities. And of course, no birthday party would be complete without cake! Cake and cupcakes made and donated by Michelle Moreno of Simply Naked Sweets. We ask that four-legged friends stay home for this event.

  5. Film & Discussion: Race: The Power of an Illusion - Episode 3: “The House We Live In”

    May 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    This powerful video has helped many people understand contemporary racism more deeply and explains the origins of the vast racial inequalities of wealth that characterize our nation today. A facilitated discussion will follow. Co-sponsored by the Jones Library and the Coming Together Project.

  6. Amherst Farmers Market

    May 16, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Spring Street at the Amherst Town Common

    Amherst Farmers Market is the oldest market in the valley offering a range of products from hard cider to meats to mushrooms. Come listen to live music, take in a story with the library or just get some shopping done. Whatever your reason for coming, we welcome you!

  7. Permaculture in Your Backyard

    May 16, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    You can apply Permaculture Design to any backyard, big or small, sunny or shady. Ashley Schenk uses examples from his projects around the Pioneer Valley to show how you can use Permaculture Design to grow food, nourish a healthy ecosystem, and build a deeper relationship with your land. His explanation of the design process, specific examples, and knowledge of design strategies helps you focus in on your goals, learn useful strategies, and creatively problem-solve in your landscape.

  8. Amherst Farmers Market

    May 23, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Spring Street at the Amherst Town Common

    Amherst Farmers Market is the oldest market in the valley offering a range of products from hard cider to meats to mushrooms. Come listen to live music, take in a story with the library or just get some shopping done. Whatever your reason for coming, we welcome you!

  9. Amherst Farmers Market

    May 30, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Spring Street at the Amherst Town Common

    Amherst Farmers Market is the oldest market in the valley offering a range of products from hard cider to meats to mushrooms. Come listen to live music, take in a story with the library or just get some shopping done. Whatever your reason for coming, we welcome you!

Town Common Reservations

  1. League of Woman Voters- Book Sale

    April 29, 9:00 AM - May 4, 4:00 PM

  2. The Garden Club of Amherst - Plant Sale

    May 14, 7:00 AM - May 16, 5:00 PM

  3. Amherst Rotary Club - Community Fair

    May 25, 9:00 AM - May 31, 5:00 PM