Community Resources Committee

Type:  Council
Legal Reference: Amherst Home Rule Charter Section 2.6(e)
Appointing Authority: Town Council President
Number of Voting Members: Five (5)
Term of Appointment: 1 year
Staff Support: Town Manager or Designee
Membership
Shalini Bahl-Milne, Vice Chair
Mandi Jo Hanneke, Chair
Evan Ross
Steve Schreiber
Sarah Swartz

Composition:

Five (5) members of the Town Council

 

Purpose:

CRC shall advise the Town Council on matters concerning the long-term economic vitality and quality of life in Amherst, such as land use, Master Plan, community and economic development, arts and culture, neighborhoods, and housing.

 

Charge:

                CRC shall:

  • Review and make recommendations to the Town Council on matters related to planning, zoning, or land use policies.
  • Review and make recommendations to the Town Council on matters related to housing and homelessness.
  • Review and make recommendations to the Town Council on matters related to community sustainability initiatives.
  • Review and make recommendations to the Town Council on the Master Plan, in accordance with Charter Section 9.8.
  • Review and make recommendations to the Town Council on measures to support the local economy of Amherst.
  • Make recommendations to the Town Council regarding appointments by the Town Council to the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals [Charter Sec. 2.9(c)].

Reports:

 To the Town Council as necessary

 

Action:

                None

 

 

 

Charge Adopted:             March 18, 2019

 

Charge Revised:               February 24, 2020

 

SME Status Voted:          N/A