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FY 2016 Budget Information and Resources


This page provides a single place for up-to-date information and links relating to the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Process (PDF). Email us your comments or suggestions.

General Documents & Links
 Standard & Poor's Bond Rating Report 2014 (PDF)
Amherst Financial Indicators (Oct. 2014) (PDF)
Budget Calendar (Oct 2014) (PDF)
New!   Preliminary Financial Projections FY16 (Oct 2014) (PDF)
Finance Committee Preliminary FY16 Budget Guidelines (coming soon)

Related Boards & Committees
Budget Coordinating Group
Finance Committee
Joint Capital Planning Committee

Municipal Documents and Links 
Town Manager's Proposed FY 2016 Municipal Budget - Executive Summary (coming in January 2015)
Select Board FY 2016 Budget Guidelines (coming soon)

School Documents and Links

Library Documents and Links

Additional Documents and Links
Town of Amherst Financial Management Policies & Objectives (PDF) (Updated 2012)
Facilitation of Community Choices Committee Report (Dec 2008)    
Massachusetts Department of Revenue - Division of Local Services (external link) 
Levy Limits: A Primer on Proposition 2 1/2 (PDF)  
Municipal Finance Glossary (PDF) (May 2006) 
Massachusetts Municipal Association  (external link) 
Revenue Sharing and the Future of the MA Economy (PDF) (Jan 2006) 
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation (external link) 
New! Open Checkbook
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