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Boards/Committees

  1. Local Historic District Commission

    September 21, 2020, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ The Public Hearing will be conducted virtually at https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/93474098511. To join the meeting via telephone: Call (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923 and enter Webinar ID when prompted: 934 7409 8511. A hyperlink to the hearing will be poste

    RECEIVED: 9/2/20 at 12:01 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: application(s) for a Certificate of Appropriateness. 25 Paige Street (11C-146) Margaret O'Brien – Request to add an addition to the rear of the house, convert the existing rear deck into a screened in porch, and add exterior stairs. Adopt a legal ad fee—Adopt a $50 fee to help cover required costs of advertising and noticing a public hearing. Amendments to the Rules and Regulations—Adopt exclusions to the bylaw so that certain minor projects do not require review at a public hearing. Information about the application(s) is available by contacting Nathaniel Malloy at malloyn@amherstma.gov in the Planning Department.

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  2. Local Historic District Commission

    September 21, 2020, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Click to join the Virtual Meeting at https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/93474098511. To join the meeting via telephone: Call (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923  and enter Webinar ID when prompted: 934 7409 8511.

    RECEIVED: 09/17/2020 at 1:45 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC HEARING: 25 Paige Street (11C-146) Margaret O'Brien – Request to add an addition to the rear of the house, convert the existing rear deck into a screened in porch, and add exterior stairs. Adopt a legal ad fee—Adopt a $50 fee to help cover required costs of advertising and noticing a public hearing. Amendments to the Rules and Regulations—Adopt exclusions to the bylaw so that certain minor projects do not require review at a public hearing. PUBLIC MEETING: Announcements. Discussion and review of updated plans by Amherst Media, per conditions of the Certificate of Appropriateness, with a presentation by Amherst Media. Public comment. Items not anticipated within 48 hours.

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  3. Town Council

    September 21, 2020, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/99245866469; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 992 4586 6469

    RECEIVED: 6/16/20 at 4:00 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. Public Comment. Consent Agenda. Presentations and Discussion: Community Safety, Polling Locations. Action Items: Percent for Art Bylaw, Participatory Budgeting Commission Extension of Deadline, Ranked Choice Voting Commission Extension of Deadline. Town Manager Appointments: Human Resources Director, Health Director. Committee and Liaison Reports. Approval of Minutes: 8/17/20, 8/31/20, 9/14/20. Town Manager Report. Town Council Comments. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting. Executive Session:[MGL c.30A, s.21(a)7] To comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal grant-in-aid requirements: to approve executive session minutes of 6/17/19, 8/19/19, 8/26/19, 9/23/19, 8/31/20, and to release executive session minutes of 6/17/19, 8/26/19, 9/23/19, 8/31/20. The Town Council will not reconvene in open session following the executive session.

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  4. Disability Access Advisory Committee

    September 22, 2020, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ To join the meeting via computer: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/98720459349 To join the meeting via telephone: Call (301) 715 8592, enter webinar ID when prompted: 987 2045 9349. When prompted to enter your participant number press #

    RECEIVED: 09/08/2020 at 3:00 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: For the entire DAAC meeting agenda, see link: NEW BUSINESS: a. FY2021 Municipal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Improvement Grant Program; OLD BUSINESS: a. ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan – updates from consultants and discussion with DAAC; b. Voting for Persons with Disabilities; c. Other business not anticipated within 48 hours

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  5. Ranked Choice Voting Commission

    September 22, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Join Zoom Meeting https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/7495531072 Meeting ID: 749 553 1072 One tap mobile +16468769923,,7495531072# US (New York) +13017158592,,7495531072# US (Germantown) Dial by your location +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)

    RECEIVED: 9/10/20 at 10:10 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment. Meet with Attorney Lauren Goldberg to consult on State election regulations. Correct and approve minutes from two previous meetings. Review Jesse and John's drafts for the report. Topics not anticipated 48 hours before the meeting.

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  6. Joint Amherst & Regional School Committee

    September 22, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting: http://161.77.57.225/CablecastPublicSite/watch/2?channel=2 Full Agenda: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1co7x_Eej2wscNG36n3QTtC5pqyUaX7sr/view?usp=sharing

    RECEIVED: 09/17/2020 at 1:16 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order RSC; Public Comment & Committee Announcements (to submit public comments email McdonaldA@arps.org or call 413-345-2949 by 9/22/20 with Subject listed as "RSC Public Comment". Include full name and town of residence. Public comments will be shared for no more than 3 min each and will be part of public record); New & Cont Bus (a. Enter into exec sess to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation of APEA, UFCW, and AFSCME if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigation position of the public body and the chair so declares, with intention of returning to open session, b. Memorandum of Agreements – Vote (AFSCME & UFCW); *Joint Amherst & Regional Topics*; Call ASC; Fall Update; Warrants; Adjourn RSC; *Amherst Topics*; Public Comment (Same instructions as above with ASC Public Comment listed as subject); Amherst Supt Eval (Vote); Adjourn ASC

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  7. The Jones Library, Inc. Board of Trustees

    September 23, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ You are invited to a Zoom webinar. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/93941410296 US: +1 301 715 8592 Webinar ID: 939 4141 0296

    RECEIVED: 09/17/2020 at 4:25 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order; Library Chats – Schematic Designs Questions and Discussion; Adjournment.

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  8. Conservation Commission

    September 23, 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: 9/18/20 at 12:30 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: *SEE LINK FOR FULL AGENDA* Reports, Minutes; 7 NOIs - Tofino Associates Inc. construct single family homes on Concord Way: Lot #1 (21D/139), Lot #2 (21D/138), Lot #5 (21D/135), Lot #6 (21D/134), Lot #7 (21D/133), Lot #8 (21D/132); RDA submitted by Tara Acker for construction of in-ground pool and patio at 36 Weaver Circle (8B/132); RDA submitted by Jonathan Anderson for 8’x8’ shed at 30 Palley Village Place (Map 21B, Parcel 88); RDA submitted by Margaret Nunnelly for reconstruction of an existing barn, 24’x 20’ shed addition, relocation of chicken coop 657 South Pleasant Street (17C/4); RDA submitted by Kestrel Land Trust for removal of existing shed and steps, removal of dead trees, creation of handicapped accessible entrance and Fire Department turn-around at 37 Bay Road (25B/20); Other Business; Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  9. LSSE Commission

    September 24, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Zoom: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/94035143297 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +13126266799,,94035143297# or +16468769923,,94035143297# Or Telephone:Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923

    RECEIVED: 09/17/2020 at 10:20 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Strategic planning overview, Review of the six strategic directions, Identify and prioritize goals and objectives for the remainder of the fiscal year, Establish timeline from Oct 1 - June 30, Next steps and establishing subcommittees, Public Comment, Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the Commission mtg.

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  10. Zoning Board of Appeals

    September 24, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ To join the meeting via computer: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/97081376043 To join the meeting via telephone: Call (301) 715 8592, enter webinar ID when prompted: 970 8137 6043. When prompted to enter your participant number press #

    REVISED: 09/15/2020 at 3:26 pm. RECEIVED: 09/11/2020 at 4:20 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: For the entire meeting agenda, please see link. PUBLIC HEARING: ZBA FY2020-39, Valley Community Development Corp., 132 Northampton Road - Request a Comprehensive Permit under M.G.L. Chapter 40B, to construct a new 2 ½ story residential multifamily building, containing 28 small studio apartments and related common areas, on an approximate 0.88 acre property, located at 132 Northampton Road (Map 14C/Parcel 8), General Residence (R-G) and Educational (ED) Zoning Districts. CONTINUED FROM SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 1. 1. Items tentatively included are as follows: a. Responses from the September 10, 2020 continued public hearing; b. Discussion on density of housing of proposed project; c. Applicant presents site amenities, architecture, and layout; d. Board opens it up to public comment; e. Board compiles list of questions, requests, and possible conditions; f. Other items the ZBA Chair deems appropriate;

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  11. Public Art Commission

    September 28, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Via Zoom: Zoom: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/93079674427 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16468769923,,93079674427# or +13017158592,,93079674427# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 646 876 9923

    RECEIVED: 09/08/2020 at 1:21 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order, 2. Chair Report, 3. Treasurer Report, 4. Electrify Amherst, 5. Boltwood Walk Gallery Proposal, 6. Percent for Art, 7. Town Hall Gallery, 8. Social Media, 9. Plans for Moving Forward, 10. Other business not reasonably anticipated prior to 48 hours before the mtg., 11. Adjourn

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  12. Special Town Council Meeting - Primer on the Master Plan

    September 29, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/91298979815; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 912 9897 9815

    RECEIVED: 6/16/20 at 4:10 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. Presentations and Discussion: Primer on the Master Plan – Planning Director Christine Brestrup. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting. Adjourn

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  13. Special Town Council Meeting - Public Forum on the Master Plan

    September 29, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/91298979815; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 912 9897 9815

    RECEIVED: 6/16/20 at 4:15 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. Public Forum to Address the Master Plan – Charter Sec. 2.13: The public forum shall present the public with context, alert the public to upcoming issues, and collect feedback from the public. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting

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Community (Public)

  1. Amherst Mobile Market

    September 18, 2020, 9:00 AM - October 31, 2020, 1:30 PM

    Affordable, Accessible organic fruits and vegetables freshly picked at Many Hands Farm. The Amherst Mobile Market will be open through October. Thursday: 3:30 - 5:30 pm at Fort River Elementary School Parking Lot Last day of the Fort River Market is Thursday, October 29. East Hadley Road: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Last day of the East Hadley Road Market is Saturday, October 31. Like, Share, Follow us on Facebook!

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  2. District 1 Meeting (via Zoom) with Councilors Schoen and Swartz

    September 22, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ ZOOM link:https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/96834124608 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +13017158592,,96834124608# or +13126266799,,96834124608# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1

    LIST OF TOPICS: Welcome, COVID updates and review by Town Manager and UMass Amherst Representatives (Nancy Buffone and Tony Maroulis), Questions and Answers, North Amherst Library (see links below), Update on Traffic Light, Open Session for Questions and Issues - For more details look at links below

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  3. Cuppa' Joe w/ Paul (Virtual) feat. Community Liaison Officer & COVID Ambassador

    September 25, 2020, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Via Zoom https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/93952241687 Via Phone Dial (312) 626 6799 ID# 939 5224 1687

    Join us for a virtual Cuppa’ Joe with Amherst Town Manager Paul Bockelman and special guests Amherst Community Liaison Officer Bill Laramee and COVID Ambassador Team Leader Kat Newman on Friday, September 25th from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. With a cameo by new comfort dog Winston How to join: Via Zoom https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/93952241687 Via Phone Dial (312) 626 6799 ID# 939 5224 1687 How to participate: In Zoom use the Q&A button or the "raise hand" button. From phone, press *9 to raise your hand. This event will be recorded and added to our Community Video playlist on the Town of Amherst YouTube Channel if you are no able to join us live.

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  4. Pictures at an Exhibition

    September 25, 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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