Town Meeting

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 5 members of the Select Board, the 5 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. 
  1. Spring & Annual Town Meeting
  2. Fall Special Town Meeting 11/06/17
  3. Related Information

Dates of Interest to Town Meeting Members

Warrant Discussions (formerly called Precinct Meetings) for Amherst residents and Town Meeting members at the following times and locations:
   Monday, April 23 at 7:00 pm in the UMass Police Station
   Tuesday, April 24 at 7:00 pm in the Crocker Farm School Library
   Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 pm in the Professional Development Center in the Middle School
   Saturday, April 28 at 2:00 pm in the Amherst Police Station Community Room

Town Meeting begins at 7:00 pm April 30, 2018 in the Middle School Auditorium.
Additional dates of May 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 21, 23, 24, June 4, 7, 11, 2018 are reserved. Note that the Spring Special Town Meeting begins at 6:59 pm on April 30, 2018, right before the start on the 2018 Annual Town Meeting.

Town Attorney Memorandum on Transition Provisions of the New Charter 

This document discusses the transition to the Town Council form of Government. It details implications for some articles on the current Warrant.
Spring 2018 Special Town Meeting - April 30, 2018
 Warrant | Results | Attendance
(All in PDF Format unless noted - Results, Attendance, and Votes are updated the day after each session of Town Meeting) 

 Spring 2018 Annual Town Meeting
 - April 30, 2018
Warrant | Results | Attendance 

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 April 18, 2018