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Boards/Committees

  1. Historical Commission

    August 10, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Click to join the Virtual Meeting at https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/96347193528. To join the meeting via telephone: Call (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923 and enter Webinar ID when prompted: 963 4719 3528.

    RECEIVED: 08/05/2020 at 2:16 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC MEETING: Announcements. Discussion of Bylaw for Preservation of Historic Structures (i.e. Demolition Bylaw). Review and discussion of 132 Northampton Road Comprehensive Permit with recommendations to ZBA. Comments on proposed cellular tower near intersection of Route 116 and West Pomeroy. General Updates-Discussion of Civil War Tablets and site visit; West Cemetery signs; UMass Campus Pond. Review of demolition application for 348 Northampton Road. Public Comment. Unanticipated Items. Next Meeting Date.

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  2. Special Town Council Meeting

    August 10, 2020, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/94400815031; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 944 0081 5031

    RECEIVED: 4:44 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. General Public Comment. Presentations and Discussion: Community Safety Discussion, Higher Education Students Return Update. Action Items: Elections: Polling Locations, September 1, 2020 State Primary Election Warrant; Valley CDC Project at 132 Northampton Rd - Local Option; Zoning Bylaw Amendment 11.250; Master Plan Update Request; Capital Inventory Criteria. Committee and Liaison Reports. Approval of Minutes: July 28, 2020 Joint Town Council and School Committee Meeting - Crocker Farm Expansion Presentation. Town Manager Report. Town Council Comments. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting. Adjourn.

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  3. Public Shade Tree Committee

    August 11, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Zoom link: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/97368187579 Or iPhone one-tap : +16468769923,,97368187579# or +13017158592,,97368187579# Or Telephone:Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592

    RECEIVED: 08/03/2020 at 10:20 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order 2. Announcements & Public Comments 3. Hearings - None 4. Approval of July Minutes 5. Committee Reports a. Chair b. Tree Warden C. Treasurer 6. Presentations and Discussions a. Review of Work Day b. 2nd Saturday Plantings - Locations c. Tree Placards D. Website and Facebook Page e. New Brochure f. Town Policy - Significant Tree & Minimum Coverage Ordinances g. Nursery h. New Tree Inventory i. Statewide efforts - Update to Chptr 87, Great Streets, Solar Farms 7. Committee Comments 8. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by Chair 9. Adjourn.

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  4. Joint Amherst, Pelham and Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committees

    August 11, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting: http://161.77.57.225/CablecastPublicSite/watch/2?channel=2 Link to full agenda: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jtA_qQGObDVd10-97x25bBVSkUic6Tqs/view?usp=sharing

    REC'D: 8/7/20 at 2:19pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order ASC; Call to Order PSC; Call to Order RSC; Approve Min 7.20.20, 7.21.20 & 7.28.20; Public Comment(To submit public comment email McdonaldA@arps.org or call 413-345-2949 by 3PM on 8.11 w/ subj. "Public Comment". Include full name and town of residence. Comments will be shared for no more than 3 min each and will be part of public record) Supts Update; Chair’s Update; SC Announcements; New & Cont Bus (a. 20-21 School Calendar Rev: Possible Vote b. Comm Outreach c. Public Health Metrics for Opening & Phasing; d. Discussion & Poss Vote on Policy BEDH, EBC, & EBCFA e. Distance Learning Update f. Food Scarcity/USDA Waiver g. Agenda Planning) Warrants; Gifts; Adjourn & enter into exec sess to discuss strategy w/ respect to collective bargaining or litigation of APEA, AFSCME & UFCW if open mtg may have detrimental effect on bargaining or litigation position of public body & chair so declares, with no intention of returning to open session

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  5. Agricultural Commission

    August 11, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Please use the URL address below to join the webinar: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/93569265743 Webinar ID: 935 6926 5743 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13126266799,,93569265743# or +16468769923,,93569265743# Or Telephone: US: +1 312 626 6799

    RECEIVED: 08/07/2020 at 11:41 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Review minutes from 6/9/20 meeting; Announcements/Updates; Pollinator- Friendly Amherst (John Root); Items not foreseen 48 hours before meeting posting; Public comment; Next meeting’s agenda; Adjourn

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  6. Energy and Climate Action Committee

    August 12, 2020, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Please note this a virtual meeting located at: https://zoom.us/j/95283460251 Webinar ID: 952 8346 0251 To join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://zoom.us/j/95283460251

    RECEIVED: 08/07/2020 at 3:32 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Review & Vote - Minutes from 7/29/20 mtg; Public Comment - (will be accommodated to the extent practicable); Staff updates; ECAC member updates; Task group co-chairs - debrief; Task group next steps; Discussion re: Nitsch Engineering presentation for 8/26 meeting; Next meeting agenda; Public Comment (will be accommodated to the extent practicable); Adjourn

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  7. Conservation Commission

    August 12, 2020, 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

    RECEIVED: 08/07/2020 at 10:41 am. LIST OF TOPICS: *SEE LINK FOR FULL AGENDA* Reports, Minutes; RDA submitted by the Town of Amherst for replacement of existing well #4 within 100-foot buffer zone of Bordering Vegetated Wetlands (Map 27B, lot 25); After-the-Fact RDA submitted by Kim Deshields for emergency septic system repair within 100-foot buffer zone to Bordering Vegetated Wetlands at 97 Hulst Road (Map 27D, lot 74); Other Business includes Emergency Certification: 97 Hulst Road, project change: Common School, UMass Repaving; Request for Cert. of Compliance: Hickory Ridge; Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  8. Council on Aging

    August 13, 2020, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ via Zoom: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/92505969277 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16468769923,,92505969277# or +13017158592,,92505969277# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 646 876 9923

    RECEIVED: 08/05/2020 at 11:14 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order 2. Public Comment 3. Remembering Etta Walsh 4. Presentations and Discussion a. Statement by Chair b. Director's Update c. ACOA Vacancy d. ACOA rep. on Highland Valley Elder Services e. Visit to Town of Hadley Senior Center f. Polling place consolidation 4. Action Items a. Motion on Revised ACOA Mission Statement b. Motion on Statement to College Students in TOA during pandemic 5. Secretary's report 6. Friends of Amherst Senior Center Update 7. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of meeting 8. Announcements 9. Next COA Meeting 10. Adjourn.

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  9. Board of Assessors

    August 13, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Meeting via Zoom: The attendee link is:https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/95912057383 The phone information is as follows: : US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 346 248 7799

    RECEIVED: 8/6/20 at 10:54 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order, Approve Minutes for July 15, 2020 mtg., Sign Motor Vehicle Abatement Reports for 7/22/2020 to 7/31/2020, Hand out list of description for Abatement codes, Executive Session: approve/deny real estate abatements, approve/deny person exemptions, Principal Assessor update.

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  10. The Jones Library, Inc Board of Trustees

    August 13, 2020, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ When: Aug 13, 2020 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Trustee Meeting Zoom Webinar 8-13-20 at 4:30pm Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/94469881788 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13017158592

    RECEIVED: 08/07/2020 at 2:16 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order; Minutes; President's Report; Library Chats, September Board Meeting Date; Sustainability Update; Capital Campaign; Library Director Annual Evaluation Forms & Process; Invoice & Payroll Signature Process; FY20 Budget; FY21 Budget; Friends Report; Director's Report; Services During COVID-19; Special Collections Update; MBLC Update; Expansion Project Timeline; Munson Memorial Holds Pick-Up; Adjournment.

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  11. Board of Health

    August 13, 2020, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Via Zoom: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/95730002536 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16468769923,,95730002536# or +13017158592,,95730002536# Or Telephone:Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 646 876 9923

    RECEIVED: 08/06/2020 at 3:08 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Meeting Opens, Review and Receive: Meeting minutes from 7/27/2020 DRAFT, Old Business: 1. Review tobacco regulations 2. Discuss amendments to mask order, New Business: 1. Status report for New Health Director, Topics not anticipated by the Chair 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  12. Town Council

    August 17, 2020, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/97839578060; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID: 978 3957 8060

    RECEIVED: 8/7/20 at 12:06 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to order at 5:00 pm: Councilors will begin review of Town Manager evaluation documents, regular business will commence at 7:00 pm. Announcements. Hearings: 7:00 pm Public Hearing: Eversource request to install three jointly owned poles on Harkness Road. General Public Comment. Presentations and Discussion: Town Manager Performance Evaluation, Town Council Performance Goals for Town Manager FY21. Action Items: Eversource Pole Petition. Committee & Liaison Reports. Town Manager Report. Town Council Comments. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated 48 Hours Before the Meeting. Adjourn.

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  13. Community Resources Committee of the Town Council

    August 26, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/96144169774; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 961 4416 9774

    RECEIVED: 7/27/20 at 2:04 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to order. Announcements. Interviews of applicants to the Planning Board. Items not anticipated 48 hours in advance. Adjourn

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  14. Community Resources Committee of the Town Council

    August 26, 2020, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/96144169774; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 961 4416 9774

    RECEIVED: 7/27/20 at 2:07 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to order. Announcements. Presentation and Discussion Items: Discussion of Interviews and Applications of Applicants to the Planning Board. Action Items: Recommendation to Town Council - Planning Board Appointments: Vote. Items not anticipated 48 hours in advance. Adjourn

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Community (Public)

  1. 2020 Census: Mobile Questionnaire Assistance Hours

    August 14, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Jones Library

    Have questions or need help completing your 2020 Census? Census Response Representatives will have secure IPads to assist in completion of the 2020 Census questionnaires. All safety and masking protocols will be followed. Friday, August 7th and Friday, August 14th from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm

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  2. Pictures at an Exhibition

    August 14, 2020, 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Amherst Media, Ch. 12

    Conversations with artists in Amherst galleries at the beginning of their exhibitions, designed to introduce viewers to artists' work in time for them to go and see the exhibitions for themselves.

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  3. Pictures at an Exhibition

    August 21, 2020, 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Amherst Media, Ch. 12

    Conversations with artists in Amherst galleries at the beginning of their exhibitions, designed to introduce viewers to artists' work in time for them to go and see the exhibitions for themselves.

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  4. Pictures at an Exhibition

    August 28, 2020, 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Amherst Media, Ch. 12

    Conversations with artists in Amherst galleries at the beginning of their exhibitions, designed to introduce viewers to artists' work in time for them to go and see the exhibitions for themselves.

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