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Boards/Committees

  1. Amherst Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

    October 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @

    https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/143250125 or by phone: 1.866.899.4679 #143250125

    RECEIVED: 10/21/2021 at 9:53 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Agenda Adoption/Changes, Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated 48 Hours in Advance of Meeting, Minutes, Financials, Warrant Report, Treasurers Report, Property Management Report(s), Unit Vacancies & Tenant Accounts Receivable, Leased Housing Report(s) PIC & VMS, Award Bid JE Elevator Upgrade #8075, Commissioners Discussions, Executive Director’s Report, Public Comments, Adjourn

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  2. Public Art Commission

    October 25, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @

    You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

    When: Oct 25, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    Topic: Public Art Commission.  Please click the link below to join the webinar:

    https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/83261186446

    Or One tap mobile :

        US: +16468769923,,83261186446#  or +13017158592,,83261186446#

    Or Telephone:

        Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 646 876 9923  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 408 638 0968  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799

    Webinar ID: 832 6118 6446

    RECEIVED: 10/06/2021 at 1:28 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment, Chair Report, Treasurer Report, North Common Public Art, Percent for Art, Poetic Dialog Restoration, Portal Gallery Project, Town Hall Gallery, Social Media, Plans for Moving Forward, Other Business Not Reasonably Anticipated Prior to 48 hours Before the Meeting.

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  3. Community Safety Working Group

    October 25, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @

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    Or by phone: 301-715-8592
    Webinar ID 
    821 1068 5232

    https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/82110685232


    RECEIVED: 10/21/2021 at 3:52 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call To Order. 2. Reports and Comments. 3. Action and Discussion Items: Presentation of Final Report Part b to Town Council. 4. Upcoming Events. 5. Next Meeting Date: TBD. 6. Other Topics: Other topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours in advance of the meeting. 7. Adjourn.

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  4. Special Town Council Meeting

    October 25, 2021, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM @

    Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/82110685232; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 821 1068 5232

    RECEIVED: 10/20/21 at 3:45 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. Community Safety Working Group Final Report: Presentation, Council Discussion, Public Comment. Redistricting Plan: Districting Advisory Board Update, Council Discussion, Public Comment, Motions and Votes. Town Council Comments. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by the President 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting.

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  5. Districting Advisory Board

    October 25, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @

    Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/82110685232; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 821 1068 5232

    RECEIVED: 10/21/21 at 9:45 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Update on redistricting report and map to Town Council. Discussion.

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  6. Community Resources Committee of the Town Council (1 of 3)

    October 26, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @

    Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84022546717; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 840 2254 6717

    REC'D: 10/7/21 10:35 am. TOPICS: Public Hearings: 2:00 PM Proposed Zoning Bylaw amendments: Art 12, Definitions: add definition of Mixed-use Buildings. Art 3, Sec 3.325, Mixed-use Buildings: remove the definition of mixed-use buildings from Sec 3.325, amend the criteria & standards required for mixed-use buildings, set criteria to limit the amount of residential use & enclosed parking that would be allowed on the first or ground floor, set a minimum for the amount of non-residential use, other than enclosed parking, that would be allowed on the first or ground floor, require any dwelling units or enclosed parking on the first or ground floor to be located towards the rear of the building and designed to reduce visibility from the public right of way, add a requirement regarding the size/bedroom count of units, & authorize the Permit Granting Authority to determine which floor is considered the 1st or ground floor for sloping lots & lots with multiple frontages. (CONTINUED)

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  7. Community Resources Committee of the Town Council (2 of 3)

    October 26, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @

    Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84022546717; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 840 2254 6717

    (CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS) REC'D: 10/7/21 10:37 am. TOPICS: Public Hearings: 2:15 PM Proposed Zoning Bylaw amendments: Official Zoning Map 14A, Parcel 33 Rezoning, North Prospect St: to change the zoning of Map 14A, Parcel 33 to add Parking Facility Overlay District over the underlying existing R-G zoning district, & establish dimensional regulations, standards & conditions & require a Parking Management, Operations and Maintenance Plan, include a vacant parcel of land, currently used as a parking lot, owned by Town of Amherst, in the vicinity of North Pleasant St, North Prospect St, Cowles Ln & Amity St located in the General Residence District (R-G). (CONTINUED)

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  8. Community Resources Committee of the Town Council (3 of 3)

    October 26, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @

    Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84022546717; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 840 2254 6717

    (CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS) REVISED: 10/21/21 at 10:53 am. REC'D: 10/7/21 10:38 am. TOPICS: Action Items: Post-Public Hearing Deliberations and Recommendations: Zoning Bylaw – Article 3, Use Regulations, Section 3.325, Mixed-Use Buildings and Article 12, Definitions; Zoning Bylaw – Official Zoning Map – Map 14A, Parcel 33 Rezoning, North Prospect Street; Recommendations for Appointments to Zoning Board of Appeals – Associate Member Vacancy. General Public Comment. Minutes: 5/19/21 joint with Planning Board, 7/21/21 joint with Planning Board, & 10/12/21 regular meeting meetings. Announcements. Next Agenda Preview. Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance.

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  9. Dog Park Task Force Meeting

    October 26, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @

    Please click the link below to join the webinar:

    https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/82141794549

    Or One tap mobile :

        US: +13017158592,,82141794549#  or +13126266799,,82141794549#

    Or Telephone:

        Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

            US: +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 876 9923  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 408 638 0968

    Webinar ID: 821 4179 4549

    RECEIVED 10/13/2021 at 8:42 am LIST OF TOPICS: Appointment of a Secretary for the meeting, Approve minutes from the September 20, 2021 meeting, Project update, Kiosk update and contents, Signage review, Public comment, Other items not anticipated by the Chair 48 hours before the meeting, Set next meeting date.

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  10. African Heritage Reparation Assembly

    October 27, 2021, 6:15 PM - 8:15 PM @

    https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84706524603
    Or by Telephone: 669-900-6833 or 253-215-8782
    Webinar ID: 847 0652 4603

    RECEIVED 10/22/21 at 12:01 pm LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order: Welcome, Announcements, Agenda Review, and Approval of 10/08/2021, 10/13/2021, 10/20/2021 Minutes. 2. Reports and Comments: Public Comment. 3. Presentation. 4. Action and Discussion Items: Report to Council, ARPA Funds Update, Legal Counsel Update, d. Community Preservation Act Update, Donahue/Black Census Update, Website Update, Work Process – Dr. Jemison, 5. BAAM Update. 6. Public Comment. 7. Member Reports. 8. Upcoming Agenda Item & Meeting Schedules. 9. Other Topics: Other topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours in advance of the meeting. 10. Adjourn.

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  11. CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEETING (VIRTUAL)

    October 27, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @

    Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/96982361133 Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 Webinar ID: 969 8236 1133 International numbers available: https://amherstma.zoom.us/u/aoM8j6c8d

    RECEIVED 10/22/21 at 12:04 pm LIST OF TOPICS: *SEE LINK FOR AGENDA* Reports, minutes, land use applications; CPA updates, NOI TRC for ASD Shutesbury MA Solar LLC for the construction of a solar photovoltaic energy generation facility and access road in buffer zone to Bordering Vegetated Wetland at Shutesbury Road (Map 9B, Parcel 11 & 12; Map 9D, Parcel 27), ANRAD SWCA for confirmation of resource area boundaries at 52 Fearing St; 336 & 346 N Pleasant St (11C, Parcels 123, 124, 159, 160, 162, 163, & 164), ANRAD SWCA for Barry Roberts/Stanley Mitchell Life Estate for confirmation of resource area boundaries (BVW and Bank) at 246 Montague Road (2C, Parcels 1-12, 12), other business, Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  12. Community Preservation Act Committee

    October 28, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @

    Via Zoom: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/85417060812

    RECEIVED: 10/25/2021 at 9:44 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Agenda: Elect a Chair and Vice Chair, Share method of evaluating proposals, Presentations on Community Housing, Public comment, Review draft letter to Council, Approve any outstanding minutes, Review Financials and decide on budget amount for new projects, Update on prior year project balances and discuss any issues, Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting

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Community (Public)

  1. Hike for Hunger 2021

    October 1, 2021 - October 31, 2021 @ Anywhere, any trail, any distance!

    Join the Amherst Survival Center for our 2nd annual month-long Hike for Hunger! Hike for Hunger is an opportunity for you to be outside and active while ensuring our neighbors have access to nutritious food. You can register as an individual or as part of a team and set your personal hiking goal. Once you register, you’ll be able to create your own fundraising page to start collecting donations from family and friends. Come October, head out on the trails wherever and whenever you’d like – with your family, your friends, or your furry friends – and share your adventures. Proceeds from Hike for Hunger go directly to our food and nutrition programs, reaching more than 7,000 people annually. Registration is $25 and includes a 2021 Hike for Hunger t-shirt. There is no fundraising minimum, but those who fundraise will be eligible to earn great prizes.

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  2. UMASS DINING HOSTING ‘ON THE SPOT HIRING’ EVENT

    October 27, 2021, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @

    Wednesday, Oct. 27 at Hampshire Dining Commons and Thursday, Oct. 28 at Berkshire Dining Commons, from 11a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days.

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  3. UMASS DINING HOSTING ‘ON THE SPOT HIRING’ EVENT

    October 28, 2021, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @

    Wednesday, Oct. 27 at Hampshire Dining Commons and Thursday, Oct. 28 at Berkshire Dining Commons, from 11a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days.

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  4. Halloween Ski and Winter Gear Tent Sale

    October 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    The Ski and Winter Gear Sale, held annually by the Amherst Historical Society & Museum, returns for its sixth year on October 30, 2021, from 9 am - 2 pm, under the big tent at 67 Amity Street, in downtown Amherst, with deals and choices so big - it is scary! Shoppers can once again choose from a vast selection of new and used downhill, cross-country skis, ski poles, helmets, snowshoes, boots, skates, snowboards, outdoor clothing (including jackets, gloves, mittens, and hats) all in adult and youth sizes. Great opportunity to update and treat the entire family to new winter gear and clothing affordably. This one-day ski market will be fully stocked, with merchandise being replenished throughout the day, offering lots of great quality new and used winter gear and accessories at low prices. Need help finding the correct size or special gift items for the upcoming holiday season? No problem, ski experts ill be on hand to assist with selection and sizing to ensure satisfaction

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  5. Aging Well in Community: What It Takes, a 1st Fall Celebration Event

    October 31, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @

    To register enter: https://tinyurl.com/anfallcelebration or go to Amherst Neighbors website calendar https://amherstneighbors.org For assistance with registration, email amherstneighbors01002@gmail.com or call 413-345-2555.

    This event celebrates the first year of Amherst Neighbors' "building neighbor to neighbor connections for older adults to live in place." Our speakers will address how equity, community-building, and legislation can advance aging well in community. Speakers include Pat Romney, Clinical & Organization psychologist, Mindy Domb, State Representative, and Jo Comerford, State Senator. The Amherst Area Gospel Choir will provide song.

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Recreation Calendar

  1. Amherst Recreation Commission Meeting 10-25-2021

    October 25, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @

    Zoom Link:

    https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/89503929706?pwd=NGJua0p1S1hZV2FvMEJVblh1eWhmQT09

     

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  2. Trick or Treat My Ride Halloween Car Parade

    October 30, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @

    Amherst Regional High School Parking Lot

    Get the family together and hop in the car for Amherst Recreation's 2nd Annual Trick or Treat My Ride Halloween Car Parade! In collaboration with The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce and The Business Improvement District. We invite you to decorate your car, dress up in your Halloween costume, or just come along and enjoy the ride through Downtown Amherst! While you are Downtown we welcome you to stop by to grab a bite to eat after the parade and support our local businesses! $250 Amherst Recreation Gift Card Awarded to the Best Decorated Car!!! Register your family today (ONLY one registration per car needed)

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