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.
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.
New! Documents from back table at Town Meeting: (If you put a document on the back table at Town Meeting, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can post it on this page.) Article 14 Vote Yes - Nilsen, Keller, & Platt
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 email@example.com.
How to Bring a Citizen Petition Article to Town Meeting updated 2017 (PDF)
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