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Amherst Bulletin Board

Posted on: November 9, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Public Forum on Appropriation Outside the Annual Budget - Jones Library Funding


In accordance with Charter section 5.6, on Monday, November 20, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.  the Town Council will hold a Public Forum regarding a supplement to Council Order FY21-06C, An Order Approving and Authorizing Borrowing of Funds for the Expansion and Renovation of the Jones Library - Bond Authorization, voted by the Town Council on April 5, 2021.

Council Order FY21-06C is available here:

The supplemental appropriation request is in the amount of $9,860,100, which would bring the the total borrowing authorization to $46,139,800.

More than one-half of the meeting time on the agenda will be devoted to public comment.

A regular Town Council meeting will follow the Public Forum.

The Public Forum will be accessible in person, by Zoom, and by phone.

In person: Town Room, Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave. Amherst, MA


Phone: call (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID when prompted: 869 4503 1428. To indicate you with to make a comment click "raise hand" on your computer or dial *9 on your telephone.

If you have questions, please contact Clerk of the Council Athena O’Keeffe, at or (413) 259-3209.

The reference cited above is from the Amherst Home Rule Charter

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