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Posted on: April 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Town Council Accepting Applications for Planning Board


The Town Council may be filling vacancies on the Planning Board and is seeking residents interested in serving on the board.

The Town Council is currently accepting applications from Amherst residents interested in serving on the Planning Board. Applicants should have experience with aspects of planning, development, design, architecture, construction, zoning, and/or real estate. The Town Council is especially seeking individuals of diverse backgrounds, including those who have no prior municipal government experience.

For more information on the Planning Board read an information handout at:

If you are interested in volunteering to serve, please fill out a Community Activity Form at:

If you have questions, please reach out to Evan Ross, Chair of the Town Council Committee on Outreach, Communications, and Appointments, at or our Town Community Participation Officers at

Town Council appointment of Planning Board members in accordance with Charter Section 2.9(c). This notice fulfills the Town bulletin board requirement Charter Section 9.12(e).

The references cited above are from the Amherst Home Rule Charter: 

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