Town Meeting Information
The Town Meeting Coordinating Committee
created this page is to provide useful links and information to current and future Town Meeting members and other residents interested in Town government.
Email the Town Meeting Coordinating Committee:
New! Do you want to become a Town Meeting member?
– The deadline for getting your name on the ballot as a candidate for Town Meeting is Tuesday, February 4 at 5:00pm in the Town Clerk's office. You must be a registered voter in the Town of Amherst. All it takes is 1 signature – your own to get on the ballot. Click here for more information
Town Meeting-related Events
Town Meeting Membership
How to Become a Town Meeting Member - Only one signature is required to have your name on the ballot in the Annual Town Election. Occasionally there are other opportunities during the year when a TM member resigns. See the Town Clerk's office for more information.
Amherst League of Women Voters - website
(all external links)
Information on Upcoming Articles
- The Select Board, Finance Committee, and Planning Board all discuss various upcoming articles in the months before Town Meeting. Viewing the discussion by these boards can give us all a more complete understanding of the articles.All of their meetings are video recorded by ACTV and can be viewed on cable Channel 17 or on the computer via ACTV’s Meetings On Demand. (external link)
Town Meeting Suggestions
Do you have a suggestion related to Town Meeting? Click here to send it to the Town Meeting Coordinating Committee. There is also a suggestion box on the back table in the Middle School Auditorium during Town Meeting sessions.
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Page updated January 8, 2014