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Amherst Select Board   .  Select Board Office
Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave.                        
Ph: 413-259-3001
Fx: 413-259-2405
Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m



 Elected    Term Expires 
Alisa Brewer 2007 2016
Aaron Hayden, Chair 2008 2015
Constance Kruger 2014 2017
Andrew Steinberg, Clerk 2014 2017
James Wald 2010 2016

Select Board members are part-time Town officials and do not maintain regular office hours. The Select Board's Office, on the Mezzanine Level of Town Hall, is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The Select Board usually meets twice a month on Monday evenings, and more frequently as necessary. Regular meetings are held at 6:30 pm in the Town Room of Town Hall and the Select Board meets before most sessions of Town Meeting in the Music Room at the Amherst Regional Middle School.

Meeting Information

Happy Holidays! 
Next  Regular Meeting:  Monday, January 5, 2015  Agenda | Packet 
                           6:30 p.m. - Town Room, Town Hall
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Future Regularly Scheduled Meetings at Town Room, Town Hall:   January 26, 2015; February 9, 2015; February 23, 2015; March 9, 2015; March 23, 2015; April 6, 2015; April 13, 2015; May 18, 2015; June 8, 2015 and June 22, 2015. 

The highlighted meeting dates will occur at Town Hall ONLY if the Annual Town Meeting (ATM) has concluded prior.

Future Meetings at ARMS preceding 2015 Annual Town Meeting scheduled dates:  April 27, 2015; May 4, 2015; May 6, 2015; May 11, 2015; May 13, 2015; May 18, 2015; May 20, 2015; May 27, 2015; June 1, 2015; and June 8, 2015.
If ATM concludes prior to any of the above scheduled dates, the remaining meeting dates will be cancelled.


Agendas, Minutes & Packet
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Videos of Meetings

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January 26, 2015                   Zoning Petitions Due
February 23, 2015                 Citizen General Petition Due
March/April                            Select Board, Finance Committee and Planning Board Review Articles
March 23, 2015                      Select Board Signs Warrant
March 24, 2015                      Documents for First Mailing to TM Members Due
April 3, 2014                           Deadline for Draft Motion Language
April 7, 2015                           Documents for Second Mailing to TM Members Due
April 7, 2015                           TMCC Warrant Review
April 27, 2015                         Annual Town Meeting Begins

Questions & Suggestions
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Related Information & Documents
FY 16 Budget Policy Guidelines
FY 15 Town Manager Goals Memo

FY 14 Town Manager Evaluation Memo

     Hayden Evaluation Form
     Brewer Evaluation Form
     Kruger Evaluation Form
     Steinberg Evaluation Form
     Wald Evaluation Form

FY 14 Town Manager Performance Goals Progress Report 7/14

FY 14 Town Manager Performance Goals Progress Report 1/14       

(January 2014)
FY 15 Budget Policy Guidelines 

FY 15 Town Manager Budget             
FY 14 Budget Policy Guidelines
FY 13 Budget Proposed
FY 12 Town Manager Performance Evaluation
FY 13 Town Manager Goals Memo

FY 12 Town Manager Composite Evaluation Form
     O'Keeffe Evaluation Form
     Brewer Evaluation Form
     Hayden Evaluation Form
     Stein Evaluation Form
     Wald Evaluation Form
Business Improvement District (BID) Petition
Business Improvement District (BID) Site Map
FY12 Town Manager Goals Memo

Annual Town Reports
Licenses and Permits

     Liquor License Quota Report   
Rules Relating to Food Carts effective 04/08/2013
Taxi Regulations effective 01/01/2013
Taxi Companies Licensed in Amherst 
 Former Related Resources Town Government Act (PDF)
Town of Amherst General Bylaws