March 19, 2019
4 Boltwood Ave
Amherst, MA 01002
Town Council Rules of Procedure Committee
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
RECEIVED: 3/14/19 at 12:59 pm. TOPICS: Referrals from Town Council 02-25-19: Charter Sections 5.5(b) rules for the appointment of non-voting residents to Town Council Finance Committee & 2.9(d) rules for selection of Town Councilors as non-voting liaisons to multiple-member bodies, the School Committee &/or the Library Trustees & defining the role of non-voting liaison. Ongoing review of Interim Rules of Procedure adopted by the Town Council 01-28-19. Ongoing discussion of previous Bylaw Review Committee Proposal for Rules and Procedures as well as multiple examples from other communities. Update Work Plan for permanent Rules of Procedure under Amherst Home Rule Charter Section 2.6(d). Likely sections this week: preamble/purpose, values, debate/discussion, decorum, public participation, motions & voting, liaison & ex-officio roles. Approve Minutes if available. Public Comment. Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting.