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The 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.

Town Meeting Moderator: Jim Pistrang Email

Membership: Alphabetically - 10/6/14 (PDF)
By Precinct 10/6/14 (PDF)
                          March 25, 2014 Unofficial Results

Town Meeting Coordinating Committee (TMCC)             

Upcoming Events
The second mailing to Town Meeting members will be sent out to Town Meeting members on October 24.

The TMCC Precinct Meetings will take place
at the following times:    See flyer for more info.
         Monday, October 27        7:00 pm     Crocker Farm School Library, 280 West Street
         Tuesday, October 28       7:00 pm     Middle School Professional Development Center
         Saturday, November 1     3:00 pm     Police Station Community Room
Fall Special Town Meeting begins on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the Middle School Auditorium. Due to the short
warrant (6 articles) there is a strong possibility that Town Meeting will only require one evening. Additional sessions, if needed, are reserved for November 12, 17, 24, December 1, 8, and 10, 2014.

For Recent Events see the TMCC Events page.

Related Information 
Town Meeting Listserv: The Town Meeting Coordinating Committee sponsors an informational listserv for Town Meeting Members. To join send an email with your name, email address, and precinct number to .
How to Bring a Citizen Petition Article to Town Meeting 2014(PDF)
Updated! Preparing for Town Meeting (PDF)
TMCC Guidelines for Visual Presentations at Town Meeting (PDF)
Rules for Speaking at Amherst Town Meeting (PDF)
Moderator's Frequently Asked Questions for Town Meeting (PDF)
General Town Meeting Information Page
Town Meeting Handbook by the Amherst League of Women Voters (external link)
Contact Town Meeting Members
- See LWV site for phone numbers (external link)
Archive of of past Town Meeting Warrants and Results (prior to Fall 2014)
Amherst Town Government Act and General Bylaws
FY15 Budget Page
Zoning Map and Bylaw

TMCC Zoning Primer booklet (PDF)
Dependent Care Flyer (PDF)
Town Meeting Dependent Care Reimbursement Form (PDF)
Amherst Elementary School Budget
Amherst Regional Schools Budget 

November 5, 2014 Fall Special Town Meeting
Warrant | Results | Attendance (All in PDF Format)
Tally Votes Special Town Meeting November 5, 2014

Other Related Information:
New! Finance Committee Report to 11-5-2014 STM Town Meeting
New! FY14 End of Year Report - Pooler
Articles 2 & 3 Memo from Finance Director - Pooler
New! Article 5 to Clarify Inclusionary Zoning Requirements of Article 15 - Adams
New! Article 6 Town of Amherst Fluoride Heavy Metal Contamination - Magua
New! Article 6 Fluoride Facts - Board of Health
New! Article 6 DPW Memo on Fluoride - Mooring

Maps, Photos, and Diagrams: (See also Presentations below)

Planning Board Reports to Town Meeting:
New! Article 4 Special Districts Reorganization Planning Board Report
New! Article 5 Petition Inclusionary Zoning Planning Board Report

Presentations to Town Meeting:

Town Meeting Archive – Past Town Meeting Warrants, Results and Related Information 

Questions? Contact:
Town Manager's Office
4 Boltwood Avenue
Email | 413-259-3001

Page last updated October 25, 2014