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Interested In Serving? 
Review the various webpages below for information or attend a meeting of the committee/board in which you have an interest. 

Once you have determined the best way in which to serve the Town of Amherst, please complete and submit a
Citizen Activity Form (CAF).  The information will be made available to the appointing authorities for consideration, which may include the Select Board, Town Manager, and Moderator.

Stay Informed! The Open Government to the MAX! system allows the citizens and professionals of Amherst to subscribe to receive meeting notifications via through our Notify Me system, view meetings through iCal, subscribe to RSS feeds, stay informed automatically though Facebook and much more. Check it out!

Submit a CAF today!

      Appointed committee handbook (PDF) Revised 09/14/2011

      Board/Committees calendar contains all board/committee meetings at least 48 hours in advance of any meeting.

      Complete Committee List and Membership (PDF)

      Vacancies (PDF)

  Boards & Committees
  Agricultural Commission
Coming! Amherst Affordable Housing Trust Fund
Amherst Cultural Council
Amherst Pelham Regional School Committee
Amherst School Committee
Audit Committee
Board of Assessors
Board of Health
Budget Coordinating Group
Community Dev. Block Grant Advisory Committee
Community Preservation Act Committee
Conservation Commission
Council on Aging
Design Review Board
Dickinson Local Historic District Commission
Disability Access Advisory Committee
Facilitation of the Community Choices 
Finance Committee
Hampshire Regional Emerg Planning Comm
Historical Commission
Housing Authority
Housing and Sheltering Committee
Human Rights Commission
Joint Capital Planning Committee

Jones Library Board of Trustees

Kanegasaki Sister City Committee
Kendrick Park Design Advisory Committee
La Paz Centro Nicaragua Sister City Committee
LSSE Commission
Munson Memorial Building Trustees
Norwottuck Rail Trail Advisory Committee
Nyeri Sister City Committee
Personnel Board
Planning Board
Public Art Commission
Public Shade Tree Committee
Public Transportation Committee
Public Works Committee
Recycling and Refuse Management Committee
Redevelopment Authority
Registrars of Voters
Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods
Save Our Stop (SOS Task Force)
Select Board
Town Commercial Relations Committee
Town Meeting Coordinating Committee
Water Supply Protection Committee 
Zoning Board of Appeals

 Other Resources for Members:  
Online Training Program from MA State Ethics Commission  

 Open Meeting Law G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25 (Effective July 1, 2010)  

Open Meeting Law Guide from MA State Attorney General's Office
here to download a PDF version of the Open Meeting Law Guide. 

 Agendas and Minutes Archive