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Boards/Committees

  1. Planning Board & Zoning Subcommittee

    September 2, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 8/28/15 at 3:36 pm. MEETING TIME: 5:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements & Minutes; Zoning Amendments - 1) Parking Amendments: a) Parking Lots & Structures, b) Parking Design Standards, c) MPD & Other Parking Regulations, 2) Mixed-Use Building Standards, 3) other Amendments; Future Zoning Amendment Process; Rules & Regulations Amendments; Subdivision Regulation Amendments; Topics Not Anticipated 48 Hrs. Prior to Meeting; Next Meetings - Sept. 16, 30 (?)

  2. Planning Board

    September 2, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 8/28/15 at 4:04 pm. TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes; Zoning ZSC Report and Public Comment; Old Business North Downtown Streetscape Design Elements Sidewalk paving, lighting and other features; Planning Board Size; Topics not reasonably anticipated; New Business Bike Share - Letter of Support to Select Board; Planning Board Fall Schedule; Form A Apps; Upcoming ZBA/SPP/SPR/SUB Apps; Planning Board Committee Reports; Report of Chair & Staff

  3. Council on Aging

    September 3, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ South Meeting Room #101

    RECEIVED: 8/28/15 at 12:58 pm. MEETING TIME: 9:00 am. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Room 101. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes of June 11, 2015. TREASURERS REPORT: Census solicitation and Friends solicitation to date. FRIENDS UPDATE: Trash to Treasurers White Elephant Sale on 9/12, Amazon Smile, Dona Lee's proposed alternative to Follies, "A Taste of Honey". NEW BUSINESS: Pelham, Health Regulations, Understanding Senior Center finances, MCOA Conference. STAFF REPORTS: EOEA FY15 Report, Eveline Sears Senior Activist Awards,Volunteer Awards Recognition, Social workers report. SUBCOMMITTEE UPDATE: HVES, Convalescent closet, Boston Post Cane. Next Meeting date Thursday, October 1st.

  4. The Jones Library, Inc. Board of Trustees

    September 3, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Jones Library, Goodwin Room

    RECEIVED: 8/28/15 at 4:17 pm. TIME: 9:00 am. LOCATION: Jones Library, Goodwin Room. TOPICS: Minutes; Public Comment; Joint Trustee/Friends Meeting; Planning and Design Timeline; Amherst Historical Society; Munson Space-Planning; FDA Contract; Sammys 2016; Listening Tour; Board Self-Evaluation; Library Director Evaluation; Investment Committee Report; FY15/FY16 Budgets; Fundraising; FY16 Annual Draw; Friends of the Library Report; Technology Specialist Report; Director’s Report. Executive session may be called.

  5. Mount Holyoke Range Advisory Committee

    September 3, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Notch Visitors Center

    RECEIVED: 8/28/15 at 8:32 am. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Notch Visitors Center, Amherst. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes of August meeting. Update on changing park entrance fees every day - is this true at all state parks? Update on DCR hiring and policy making. Update on Mountain Rd parking area. Update on condition of trails. Update on DCR owned property - maps. Old/new business.

  6. Zoning Board of Appeals

    September 3, 6:15 PM - 6:30 PM @ Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 8/31/15 at 1:53 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:15 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC MEETING - ZBA FY2015-00026 – Howard Ewert – For the Board to review changes to the approved plans to allow a change from slate roof to asphalt shingles as a de minimus change, at 69 Pelham Road.

  7. Zoning Board of Appeals

    September 3, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 8/31/15 at 1:58 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC MEETING - Administrative Meeting: 1. Meeting decorum; 2. Outline of proceedings; 3. Conflict of interest update; 4. New Associate Member recruitment (CAF); 5. Signing of documents; 6. Quarterly Administrative Meeting; 7. Update on Rental Permit related applications; 8. Scope and purpose of public meetings; 9. Owner occupied two family; length of temporary rental; 10. Management Plan form; amendment; 11. Review of lighting requirements/standards (i.e. what is downcast); 12. Other topics not reasonably anticipated

  8. Disability Access Advisory Committee

    September 8, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Stavros, Main Conference Room

    RECEIVED: 9/1/15 at 12:43 pm. MEETING TIME: 11:30 am. LOCATION: Stavros, Main Conference Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. Approve Minutes. New Business: Update on ramp at Amherst College-Frost Library; Discuss Downtown Parking Forum Report and Town’s Transportation Plan; Discuss changes to Open Meeting Law; Discuss UMass variance application for Montague House; Other business not anticipated. Old Business (Action Items): Pine Street Plans; Amherst Cinema Parking; Review 2015 goals and plans; Timeline for becoming a commission on disability; Amherst Schools and Accessibility; Strengths/Weaknesses of Transition Plan; Puffer’s Pond Recommendations. Next meeting(s). Adjournment.

  9. Amherst Public Shade Tree Committee

    September 8, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 8/31/15 at 8:32 am. TIME: 4:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room. TOPICS: Approval of August minutes 1. Public comment period a.Valerie Gilman, sculptor b. Richard Bentley, N. Prospect St. tree requests c. Thomas Reidy, Leverett Rd. brush removal 2. Treasurer Report 3. Chair report – Committee vacancy, Joining Noho plantings, Chestnut Ct. 4. Tree warden report 5. Cowls Rd. sidewalk 6. Hemlock hedge in cemetery 7. Dorie’s tree, 9/17 8. ANTS 9. Second Saturday plantings – Colonial Village and next year 10. Flyers & water bill insert and mailing to tree companies & realtors 11. Commercial parking lots 12. Town developments 13. New ideas – more writing 14.Other business

  10. Amherst Cultural Council

    September 9, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Jones Library

    RECEIVED: 8/31/15 at 8:29 am. TIME: 4:00 pm. LOCATIONS: Jones Library. TOPICS: Public informational meeting on granting process.

  11. Kanegasaki Sister City Committee Business Meeting

    September 9, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Garrabrants Conference Room

    RECEIVED: 8/31/15 at 4:10 pm. TIME: 4:00 pm. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Garrabrants Conference Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Secretary's Report. Consider an alternate delegate to Kanegasaki in October. Discuss and decide on gift to Kanegasaki from the committee. Discuss status of grant and decide on further action. Discuss status of fundraising event and decide on further action. Discussion of topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting. Membership update. Discuss upcoming events. Set a date for next meeting.

  12. Zoning Board of Appeals

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

    REC'D: 8/25/16 at 12:04 pm. TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC HEARING - ZBA FY2016-00001, Co-Ed Realty, LLC - For a Special Permit to re-issue and/or renew ZBA FY2009-00004 for the use of as a non-owner occupied duplex, with modifications to conditions, and to modify conditions of ZBA FY2014-00027, under Section 3.3211 and 10.33 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 382 North Pleasant Street; ZBA FY2016-00004,Paul R. Higgins – For a Special Permit to renew and extend ZBA FY2010-00003 for the creation of a buildable lot as a flag lot, under Section 6.3 and 10.33 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 269 Leverett Road.

  13. Zoning Board of Appeals

    September 10, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 8/31/15 at 2:37 pm. TIME: 7:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Hearing - (Continued from August 27, 2015) ZBA FY2016-00003, Hess Retail Operations, LLC – For a Special Permit for a new owner, Speedway, LLC, to continue operations of an existing gasoline station and convenience store with changes to exterior signs and building facades, pursuant to Condition # 15 of ZBA FY2005-00007, under Sections 3.381, 3.350.1, and 10.33 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 468 West Street

  14. Town Meeting Coordinating Committee

    September 16, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 9/1/15 at 3:53 pm. MEETING TIME: 3:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment, Followup on Auditorium Facilities & Electronic Voting, Fall and Spring Calendar, Town Election, Town Meeting Articles, Warrant Review, Bus Tour, Precinct Meetings, Amherst Media Archives, Topics Not Anticipated 48 Hours Before Meeting, Scheduling of Meetings, Minutes.

  15. Planning Board

    September 16, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 8/27/15 3:17 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Zoning Amendment Public Hearings 7:05PM A-01-16 Zoning - Parking Lots and Structures (Planning Board) To see if the Town will amend Section 3.384, Parking Facilities, of the Zoning Bylaw to 1) redefine the use categories for parking lots and structures, and 2) to change the permit requirements for the revised use categories; 7:30PM A-02-16 Zoning - Parking Design Standards (Planning Board) To see if the Town will amend Section 7.1, Design Standards and Landscape Standards, with respect to design standards for parking facilities and associated properties

  16. Planning Board

    September 16, 7:45 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 8/27/15 3:17 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:45 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, Town Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Site Plan Review Public Hearing 7:45PM SPR2016-00001 Town of Amherst - Mill River Recreation Area - 95 Montague Road - Request Site Plan Review approval under Section 3.335 of the Zoning Bylaw to construct improvements to baseball fields 1 and 2, including replacement of infield soil and sod, replacement of two batting cages, construction of four new dugouts to replace existing dugouts, installation of associated utilities, replacement of pedestrian and vehicle gates at fields 1 and 2, and other landscape alterations (Map 5A/126, R-N/FPC zoning district)

  17. Transportation Plan Task Force

    September 21, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 8/10/15 at 4:25 pm. MEETING TIME: 2:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Discuss Nelson/Nygaard proposal/scope of work for organizational structure for the Task Force for implementation of the plan's recommendations 2. Discuss membership of the Transportation Plan Task Force 3. Topics not reasonably anticipated within 48 hours of the meeting.

Bangs Center Activities

  1. Alice Dowd Lounge

    September 1, All Day

    Lounge Open 8 AM-4 PM

  2. Bubble Room

    September 1, All Day

  3. Ethel Moore Computer Gallery

    September 1, All Day

    12:30-3:30 PM Chinese Mahjongg 1-3 PM Scrabble

  4. Garrabrants Conference Room

    September 1, All Day

    9-10 AM Blood Pressure Clinic 11 AM-4 PM Massage 7-9 PM Science of Spirituality

  5. Glass Room

    September 1, All Day

    7-9:45 PM Arena Civic Theater

  6. Large Activity Room

    September 1, All Day

    8:30-9:30 AM Function Well 11:45 AM Lunch 1-2 PM Folk Dancing 7:30-10 PM Morris Dancers

  7. Lower Meeting Room

    September 1, All Day

  8. Pole Room

    September 1, All Day

    2:30-4 PM Osteo Resistance Training 5-9 PM Tibetan Association Dance Practice

  9. South Meeting Room #101

    September 1, All Day

Community (Public)

  1. First Day Celebration

    September 1, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Amherst Town Common

    Join friends, teachers & school staff at the community’s Welcome-Back-to-School - First Day Celebration! All are invited to attend this FREE event with FREE parking & BID Trolley service from ARHS parking lot to/from the Amherst Town Common beginning at 4:45 p.m. Games, Magic, Art and Music and More! The ARMS Chorus, Marilyn Syllo, Fran the Magician, Cambodian Dancers and Hoop Joy will be there to entertain and enrich! Special thanks to our Community Partners: Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, Amherst Business Improvement District, Amherst College, Amherst Education Foundation, Amherst Fire Department, Amherst Lions Club, Amherst Media, Amherst Police Department, Amherst Survival Center, Amherst Together, DeMaio Orthodontics, Explore Disc Golf, Family Outreach of Amherst, Head Games Beauty Supply, Hoop Joy!, Interfaith Opportunities Network (ION), Jones Library, LSSE, Reader to Reader, State Rep. Ellen Story, Town of Amherst & University of Massachusetts Athletics & Police

  2. Trivia Night at the Jones Library

    September 3, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    Mark "Harpo" Power has offered to be our Trivia Host on the first Thursday of each month Enjoy the Art Walk, and then join us for Trivia Night. Bring your friends and family! 2 rounds of 15 questions Come as a team or form teams on the spot - maximum of 5 per team Prizes & refreshments

  3. Amherst Farmers Market

    September 5, 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!

  4. Amherst Farmers Market

    September 12, 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!

  5. Grief through Story

    September 15, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    Join us for this free workshop, offered by The Garden: A Center for Grieving Children and Teens, a program of Cooley- Dickinson VNA & Hospice, which provides support to grieving young people and their families. This workshop is geared towards adult caregivers and community members interested in learning how to initiate a gentle conversation about death, dying, and grief with youth. The purpose of this workshop is to use children’s literature as an effective tool in talking to children about these difficult topics. Participants will be able to join in a guided conversation about grief and will discover resources in various mediums that can be utilized to facilitate these important conversations. Co-sponsored by The Garden and the Jones Library.

  6. League of Women Voters Brown Bag Lunch

    September 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Lower Meeting Room

    The League series Amherst: How a Small Town Makes Big Things Happen continues with the speaker, Linda Chalfant, director of LSSE

  7. Celebrate Amherst Block Party 2015

    September 17, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ North Pleasant St, Downtown Amherst

    The largest single-day event in downtown Amherst, the Celebrate Amherst Block Party, organized by the Amherst Business Improvement District, brings over 6000 people into the downtown Amherst business district to shop, eat, play and relax. The streets are blocked off and become a playground for circus performers, restaurants, community vendors, and more. This event provides a unique opportunity for all aspects of the community to celebrate and enjoy Amherst Downtown’s vibrancy and vitality. Involvement from the town, Amherst College and UMass Amherst help to make the event a truly inclusive and regional attraction. The Block Party is free to the public, which allows for participation from a broad cross-section of residents. Families, college students and seniors can all join together to experience the diversity of events, food and attractions that downtown Amherst offers.

  8. Amherst Farmers Market

    September 19, 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. Celebrate the Promise: A Festival of Achievement, Diversity & Disability

    September 19, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Amherst Town Common

    Stavros Center for Independent Living's, Celebrate the Promise event showcases the achievement, accomplishment and diversity of people with disabilities. Come celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act! Stavros works to promote community inclusion, independent living and the rights of people with disabilities. This will be an event you will not want to miss!

  10. Amherst Farmers Market

    September 26, 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!

  11. Housing Today and Tomorrow: Where can we ALL afford to live?

    September 30, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Social Hall, Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst

    The Housing & Sheltering Committee and others invite local residents to join a conversation about what the Amherst Community can and should do to promote the development of affordable housing at 6:30 pm on Sept. 30, 2015 at the Social Hall, Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst.

Town Common Reservations

  1. APRS-Welcom Back Students

    September 1, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  2. Amherst for Bernie Sanders

    September 5, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  3. Amnesty International-Info Table

    September 5, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  4. Amherst Survival Center - Trash to Treasure

    September 7, 9:00 AM - September 12, 4:00 PM

  5. La Paz Centro Sister City

    September 12, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  6. Amherst for Bernie Sanders

    September 12, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  7. Amnesty International-Info Table

    September 12, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  8. Stavros ADA

    September 18, 7:30 AM - September 19, 8:00 PM

  9. Center for International Education

    September 19, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  10. Amherst for Bernie Sanders

    September 19, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  11. Amnesty International-Info Table

    September 19, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  12. Apple Harvest Festival

    September 24, 8:00 AM - September 26, 8:00 PM

  13. Amherst for Bernie Sanders

    September 26, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  14. Amnesty International-Info Table

    September 26, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM