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Upcoming Events from the Town Meeting Coordinating Committee

Meet Your Precinct Town Meeting Candidates
Saturday, March 17, 2018 
This is a pre-election opportunity for any and all Amherst residents to meet their Town Meeting Candidates and learn their views on issues facing Amherst, sponsored by the Town Meeting Coordinating Committee and moderated by the League of Women Voters of Amherst. 
      Where:  Amherst Regional Middle School, 170 Chestnut Street
      When:  Precincts 1-5 begin at 10:00 am  - 11:30 am
                        Precincts 6-10 begin at 12:00 to 1:30 pm
See Press Release for more information (coming soon) or contact Adrienne Terrizzi via email or (413) 253-5039 or Chris Riddle email or (413) 549-7526. Times TBA in each precinct. Evaluations from participants (Coming shortly after the event.) See also the "Running for Town Meeting" page.

The deadline for signing up to have your name on the ballot was February 6, 2018.  You can still run as a write-in candidate for Town Meeting. See Running for Town Meeting page.
February 22, 2018 - Deadline to withdraw or file objections to signatures
February 22, 2018 - Board of Registrars draw names for placement on ballot
March 7, 2018 - Deadline to register to vote
March 27, 2018 - Annual Town Election
April 30, 2018 - Town Meeting begins. Additional dates of May 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 21, 23, 24, June 4, 7, 11, 2018are reserved. It is unlikely that all of these dates will be needed. 

 

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Recent Activities

No TMCC Bus Tour this Fall.
Warrant Discussions
     Thursday October 26 at 7:00 pm  in the UMass Police Station on East Pleasant St.
      Monday, October 30 at 7:00 pm in the Middle School Professional Development Center
      Thursday, November 2 at 7:00 pm in The Crocker Farm School Library
      Saturday, November 4 at 2:00 pm in the Amherst Police Station Community Room on Main St.

Fall 2017 Special Town Meeting begins on Monday November 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Middle School Auditorium. Additional dates of November 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20 and 29, as well as December 4 , 2017 have been reserved for additional sessions as needed. 

Residents can contact Town Meeting members by email. Visit www.amherstma.gov/3323/ContactTM . Click on, fill out and submit a simple form with your comments that will automatically be sent to TM members in your precinct who have opted to receive these emails.

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TMCC/LWV Warrant Review Presentations October 24, 2017

Article 2 Town Fiscal Reserves - Theilman
Articles 3, 4, 5 Recreational Marijuana - Kravitz
Article 6 Maps Potential Marijauna Retailer Locations II - Crowner
Article 8 Table 3 Footnotes Map B-L District on Dickinson St - Crowner

Article 15 Zero Energy Buildngs - Riddle

Websites referred to at the meeting:

Articles 3-7 Town of Amherst Marijuana page - www.amherstma.gov/marijuana - Kravitz
Article 11 Survey of Families with Children in Private, Charter, or other Public Schools - P. Hazzard


Dates for Fall 2017 Special Town Meeting
- Citizen Zoning Petitions Due September 11, 2017
- Citizen General Petitions Due September 18, 2017


Warrant Discussions (formerly called Precinct Meetings) See flyer for more information

Wed. April 19 – 7:00 pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church Parlor, 867 North Pleasant Street
Thurs. April 20 – 7:00 pm Bangs Center Large Activity Room
Sat. April 22 – 2:00 pm Police Station Community Room
Mon. April 24 – 7:00 pm Crocker Farm School Library


Bus Tour for Town Meeting Members – Sunday, April 23 at 1:45 pm meet in the Middle School Parking lot. See flyer for more information.

Orientation for New TM members – Wednesday, April 26 from 6:00 to 6:45 pm at the Middle School just before the first session of Town Meeting – look for signs to the room. See flyer for more information.

Town Meeting begins Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Middle School Auditorium with additional possible sessions on these Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, April 27, May 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18, 22, 24, & 25, 2017.

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Warrant Discussions (formerly called Precinct Meetings) See flyer for more information
Wed. April 19 – 7:00 pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church Parlor, 867 North Pleasant Street
Thurs. April 20 – 7:00 pm Bangs Center Large Activity Room
Sat. April 22 – 2:00 pm Police Station Community Room
Mon. April 24 – 7:00 pm Crocker Farm School Library

Bus Tour for Town Meeting Members – Sunday, April 23 at 1:45 pm meet in the Middle School Parking lot. See flyer for more information.

Orientation for New TM members – Wednesday, April 26 from 6:00 to 6:45 pm at the Middle School just before the first session of Town Meeting – look for signs to the room. See flyer for more information.

Town Meeting begins Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Middle School Auditorium with additional possible sessions on these Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, April 27, May 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18, 22, 24, & 25, 2017.


TMCC - LWV Warrant Review

April 4, 2017 at Town Hall



Warrant Review Rebroadcast Times on cable channel 17:

Sunday – 7:00 pm

Monday – 10:20 am & 2:10pm

 

This page last updated February 14, 2018.