Finance Committee Report to Annual Town Meeting Spring 2013The legislative body of the Town of Amherst is a Representative Town Meeting, consisting of 240 elected Town Meeting members, 24 from each of 10 precincts plus 14 ex officio members: the five members of the Select Board, the five members of the School Committee, the President of the Library Trustees, the Chair of the Finance Committee, the Moderator, and the Town Manager. The Annual Town Meeting usually begins in late April or early May. Amherst Town Government ACT
Important Town Meeting Related Dates – Mark Your Calendars!
Additional sessions, if needed, are reserved for May 22, 29, June 3, 10, 17, 19, 2013.
- Updated! 2013 Annual Town Meeting resumes Monday, May 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the Middle School Auditorium when we will consider articles in the following order:
- Article 29 Residential Rental Property Bylaw,
- Article 25 Social Services Funding,
- Article 27, 28, 30, etc.
Article 29 will be considered on Monday, May 20 at 7:05 pm.
Article 38 will be considered on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:05 pm.
Article 36 will be considered on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:06 pm.
Article 44 will be considered on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:07 pm.
Article 24 will be considered on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:08 pm.
New! Candidate Statements
- New! Town Meeting Coordinating Committee Election to be held May 20 - voting from 6:30 to 9:00 pm
For Recent Events see the TMCC Events Page.
|2013 Annual Town Meeting
Warrant | Results | Attendance (all files in PDF format unless otherwise indicated)
New! Vote #1 - Article 26, To see if the Town will appropriate and transfer $30,000 for a Town-Gown strategic planning study - Yes 122, No 46 - Motion Passed
Other Related Information:
Town Clerk's Notice of Annual Town Meeting
Consent Calendar Letter from Town Moderator
CPAC Report to 2013 Annual Town Meeting for FY2014
JCPC Report FY 14
Finance Committee Report to Annual Town Meeting Spring 2013
New! Town Manager Status Update on Amherst Housing Study for Town Meeting (large file)
Article 1 Kanegasaki Sister City Report and Host Request
Articles 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 DPW Overview
Article 16 School Budget - Amherst
Article 16 School Budget - Region
Article 16 Town Library FY 14 Budget
Article 24 CPA Unitarian Meetinghouse Restoration of Tiffany Window
Article 24 CPA Tiffany Window Information and Photos - Cave
Article 25 and Article 45 CDBG Advisory Committee Recommendations
New1 Articles 25 and 45 - CDBG Advisory Committee
Article 29 Rental Property Bylaw Information from Town Manager
New! Article 29 Mailing to Town Meeting Members - Walczak, Pres., Amherst Landlords Association
Article 37 Petitioner Handout
Article 37 Survival Center Letter
Article 38 Overview of a Residential Rental Permit – Bloom et al
Article 43 Purchase Conservation Restriction – Burke et al
New! Article 43 Stop “The Retreat” Start a Town-wide Solution - Burke, et al
Article 45 Equitable Distribution of Social Service Funding – Housing for All
Maps, Photos, and Diagrams:
Article 7 Map Eastman Lane - DPW Rusiecki
Article 8 Map S E Street - DPW Rusiecki
Article 9 Map WMECO Easement - DPW Rusiecki
Planning Board Reports to Town Meeting:
Article 30 Converted Dwellings
Mixed-Use Center Zoning History
Article 31 Mixed-Use Buildings - Standards & Conditions
Article 32 Mixed-Use Center Dimensions
Article 33 Non-Conforming Uses & Structures
Article 34 Fraternity Residence (R-F) Dimensions
Article 35 Locational Requirements for Non-Conforming Structures
Article 36 Change Zoning on 2 Main St. Parcels from (R-G) to (B-N)
Presentations to Town Meeting: (See Maps, Photos, Diagrams above)
Article 16 Library Services Budget Pie Chart - Ratner
New! Article 26 Town Gown Study Motion to refer - J. Fox
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