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Boards/Committees

  1. Transportation Advisory Committee

    February 21, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Town Hall > Town Room

    RECEIVED: 2/15/18 at 2:25 pm. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1) Announcements, i) Approve minutes; 2) New Business, i) New requests; 3) Complete Streets, i) Consider new input, ii) Recap Feb 28th forum prep; 4) Crosswalks, i) Update from DAAC’s letter; 5) Sidewalks, i) Sub-committee update; 6) Bikeways; 7) Transit; 8) Roadways; 9) Subcommittee reports, i) Intake form; 10) General communication, i) Public Comment; 11) Next meetings: 2/28, 3/14 and 3/28?

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  2. Planning Board & Zoning Subcommittee

    February 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 2/16/18 at 12:16 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Announcements & minutes; 2. Topics not reasonably anticipated prior to meeting; 3. Pending zoning articles a. Marijuana adjustments, b. Non-conforming lots & frontage & lot size modifications; c. Supplemental dwelling units; d. Inclusionary zoning (citizens' petition article); e. Rezone R-O parcels to R-LD (citizens' petition article); f. Demolition delay; g. Marijuana uses; h. Other; 4. Next meetings; 5. Adjournment

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  3. Planning Board

    February 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Hall > Town Room

    RECEIVED: 2/16/18 at 2:02 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes; Pub Hrgs - Zoning Amend'ts 7:05PM A-05-18 Rec Marijuana Retail Locations (Plan Bd); 7:10PM A-06-18 Medical Marijuana Treatment Center & Off-site Medical Mar Dispensary (Plan Bd) non-profit status; Pub Hrgs - Site Plan Review 7:20PM SPR2018-09 Many Hands Farm 132 Pelham Rd Request SPR approval for salesroom/farmstand (Map 15A/29, R-N district); 7:30PM SPR-C 2018-10 Apple Brook West Cluster Subdivision 1194 West St Request amend'nt to SPR-C2017-14 to allow relocation of trailhead & parking lot, & other modifications (Map 25B/29, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74,75, 76, R-O district); Plan & Zon'g ZSC Report, Petition Article - Inclusionary Zoning - presentation G.Weiss; Public Comment; Topics not anticipated; New Business Palley Village Lot Release, Draft Complete Streets Policy, Form A apps, Upcoming SPP/SPR/SUB apps, Plan Bd Committee Reports; Report of staff/chair

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  4. Planning Board

    February 21, 2018, 7:05 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Hall > Town Room

    RECEIVED: 2/2/18 at 1:21 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:05 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Zoning Amendment Public Hearings - 7:05PM A-05-18 Zoning Recreational Marijuana Retail Locations (Plan Bd) To see if Town will amend Art 3, Use Regulations, Sect 3.3, Use Classifications & Standards, Sect 3.362, Rec Marijuana Retailer, Standards & Conditions, paragraph 5, to clarify that the limitation of no more than 8 RMRs permitted to be located in the Town of Amherst applies to the locations of RMRs & not to the entities themselves; 7:10PM A-06-18 Zoning Medical Marijuana Treatment Center & Off-site Medical Marijuana Dispensary (Plan Bd) To see if Town will amend Art 12, Definitions, Sections 12.32, Medical Marijuana Treatment Center (MMTC) & Sect 12.33, Off-site Medical Marijuana Dispensary (OMMD) by deleting the words "not for profit" from the definitions.

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  5. Planning Board

    February 21, 2018, 7:20 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Hall > Town Room

    RECEIVED: 2/2/18 at 2:09 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:20 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Site Plan Review Public Hearings - 7:20PM SPR2018-09 Ryan Karb - Many Hands Farm Corp - 132 Pelham Rd SPR approval for salesroom or farm stand for sale of nursery, garden or other agricultural produce (incl articles of home manufacture from such produce) (Map 15A, Parcel 29, R-N district); SPR2018-10 Apple Brook West LLC - Apple Brook Cluster Subdivision - 1194 West St - Request amend't to SPR-C 2017-14 to allow relocation of trailhead & parking from Lot 7 to portion of Southerly Open Space; siting of single family home on Lot 7; elimination of two family home on Lot 8 & replacement with single family home; revision to Lot 2 driveway & dwelling; modifications to approved building designs & request for flexibility in design based on market conditions (formerly Map 25B, Parcel 29, now Map 25B, Parcels 29, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75 & 76, R-O & R-LD districts)

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  6. Town Meeting Coordinating Committee

    February 22, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Bangs Center, Glass Room

    RECEIVED: 2/20/18 at 8:17 am. MEETING TIME: 3:00 pm. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Glass Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment, Review of Minutes, Meet The Candidates Event, Planning TMCC Events Leading to Town Meeting, Preparing for Town Meeting, Calling New Town Meeting Members, Publications for Events and Information, Website and Listserv, Report of Subcommittee Work, Town Meeting Advisory Committee, Items Not Anticipated 48 Hours prior to Meeting, Scheduling of Meetings.

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  7. Amherst Housing Authority - CANCELED

    February 22, 2018, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Town Hall > First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 2/16/18 at 2:47 pm. CANCELED: 2/20/18 at 2:33 pm. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Executive Session to deal with Personnel Issues.

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  8. Board of Registrars

    February 22, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Town Clerk's Office

    RECEIVED: 2/12/18 at 9:31 am. MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: To draw names for the March 27, 2018 Annual Town Election ballot.

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  9. Zoning Board of Appeals

    February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Town Hall > Town Room

    RECEIVED: 2/5/18 at 2:14 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: ZBA2018-23 – Amherst Center Cultural District - Special Permit to allow the installation of an off premise six square foot sign, for the Amherst Central Cultural District located on the west facing wall of 28 Amity Street, as indicated in Section 8.41 of the Zoning Bylaw, Map/Parcel, 14A/254, General Business (BG) Zone. ZBA2018-24 – Jesse Tzeng – Special Permit to construct a four bedroom two story addition to an existing four bedroom one story single family home, for the creation of a non-owner occupied duplex with a total of nine parking spaces, under Section 3.3211 of the Zoning Bylaw, Map/Parcel 14B/202, General Residence (RG) Zone.

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  10. Zoning Board of Appeals, Additional Item

    February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Town Hall > Town Room

    RECEIVED: 2/15/18 at 12:42 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC MEETING: ZBA2018-18 The Spoke, LLC - Review condition 26 of the Special Permit to ensure compliance of the submitted site plan, landscaping plan, food menu, exterior lighting plan and the outcome of the Design Review Board. Located at 33-37 East Pleasant St. Map/Parcel 11/272, General Business (B-G) Zone.

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  11. Munson Memorial Building Trustees

    February 23, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    RECEIVED: 2/20/18 at 2:16 pm. MEETING TIME: 12:00 Noon. LOCATION: 1046 South East Street. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Minutes. 2. Building updates. 3. Rental fees. 4. Amplification. 5. Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  12. The Jones Library, Inc. Budget Committee

    February 26, 2018, 9:05 AM - 10:30 AM @ Jones Library, Goodwin Room

    RECEIVED: 2/20/18 at 2:36 pm. MEETING TIME: 9:05 am. LOCATION: Jones Library, Goodwin Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment; Minutes; FY18 Budget; Fundraising.

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  13. Fort River School Building Committee

    February 26, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Library, Fort River Elementary School

    RECEIVED: 2/15/18 at 4:17 pm. REVISED: 2/16/18 at 2:06 pm. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm. LOCATION: Fort River Elementary School, Library. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order; Introduce our Recorder, recently hired; Approve minutes of previous meeting; Public Comment; Review email to MSBA, give feedback, to be sent; RFQ Working Group report; Communications group share out their points about public forums and public statements (from document at last meeting); Feedback on Website; Committee membership update to fill vacancies: Who has expressed interest? (and choose); Discuss Facilities Director’s framework/options for writing environmental study; Future Meeting Planning: Review dates; Adjourn

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  14. Recycling and Refuse Managment Committee

    February 26, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 2/5/18 at 10:11 am. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Approve minutes of January 29 meeting; 2. Discuss March 2 tabling at Hampshire College; 3. Update on plastic bag ban revision; 4. Update on textile box collection; 5. Update on schools task force; 6. Update on composting in restaurants task force; 7. Update on recycling theme for First Thursday Amherst Arts Night; 8. Discuss RRMC website revision; 9. Discuss next steps for ZW public education campaign; 10. Other business not anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  15. Historical Commission

    February 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 2/14/18 at 10:23 am. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Minutes from January 22, 2018. 2. Public comment period. 3. Public Hearing to amend Article 13, Demolition Delay. 4. Review of the Dickinson Historic District expansion prepared by PVPC. 5. CPA Projects: Update from Jane Wald on CPAC deliberations; Amherst Historical Commission CPA project update. 6. Other Items not anticipated. 7. Next meeting. 8. Adjournment.

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  16. Amherst School Committee

    February 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library, Amherst Regional High School

    RECEIVED: 2/15/18 at 12:11 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: ARHS, Library. LIST OF TOPICS: Approve Minutes—February 5, 2018; Announcements and Public Comments; Superintendent’s Update; Dual Language Program Presentation by MABE; MSBA Statement of Interest (Possible Vote); Budget Hearing; School Choice Vote; Charter School Expansion Request Appeal; Accept Gifts; School Committee Planning; Adjourn.

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  17. Zoning Board of Appeals - RESCHEDULED FROM 2/7/18

    February 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 2/7/18 at 11:44 am. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: ZBA2018-23 – Amherst Center Cultural District - Special Permit to allow the installation of an off premise six square foot sign, for the Amherst Central Cultural District located on the west facing wall of 28 Amity Street, as indicated in Section 8.41 of the Zoning Bylaw, Map/Parcel, 14A/254, General Business (BG) Zone. ZBA2018-24 – Jesse Tzeng – Special Permit to construct a four bedroom two story addition to an existing four bedroom one story single family home, for the creation of a non-owner occupied duplex with a total of nine parking spaces, under Section 3.3211 of the Zoning Bylaw, Map/Parcel 14B/202, General Residence (RG) Zone.

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  18. Amherst Center Recreation Working Group - Public Forum

    February 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Town Hall > Town Room

    RECEIVED: 2/20/18 at 9:11 am. TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: The Public Forum will include a summary by Weston & Sampson on existing conditions Town-wide and in the focus area, general considerations when planning a new facility and potential ideas for the focus area.

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Community (Public)

  1. Smooth Moves Dancercise

    February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Amherst Community Connections

    With Pat Creaser. Is your New Years Resolution to get in shape? Don't want to deal with the gym? Come to ACC and get ready to boogie! Will be held at our new office at 236 North Pleasant St

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  2. Mobile Food Program at Southpoint Apartments

    February 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Parking lot in Southpoint Apartments in South Amherst

    In partnership with the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, the Amherst Survival Center will distribute free produce to anyone who comes to the site between 1-2pm. Please bring your own bag(s) so you can carry the food home. One distribution per household.

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  3. Writing Workshop

    February 27, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Amherst Room, Jones Library

    Come and explore your creative voice! Inspire with the healing power of writing. Sharpen your skills and your pencils, this community writing group meets every Tuesday from 3-5 at the Amherst Room in the Jones Library. The first hour will be group writing and sharing, while the second will be individual tutorials and workshopping. With Judith Rathbone and Pat Creaser, sponsored by Amherst Community Connections.

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  4. Can I Work If I am on SSI?

    February 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Amherst Community Connections

    With Winnie Siano. Are you receiving SSI payments and have questions that need answered? Come to ACC and get everything you need! Will be held at our new office at 236 North Pleasant St

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