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  1. The Jones Library, Inc. Budget Committee

    April 22, 2019, 9:05 AM - 10:30 AM @ Goodwin Room

    RECEIVED: 4/10/19 at 8:07 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment; Minutes; Invoice & Payroll Signature Procedure; FY19 Budget; Farnsworth Estate; Van Steenberg Estate.

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  2. Town Council Standing Committee Outreach, Communications, and Appointments

    April 22, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 3/21/19 at 3:46 pm. REVISED: 3/27/19 at 2:31 pm & 4/16/19 at 4:09 pm. TOPICS: OCA Charge amended 02-11-19 under Charter Sections 2.6(e), 2.9, 2.11, 3.9, 10.10, 10.11, & future rule for 5.5(b). Decision tree(s) including demographic data to accompany recommendations to the Town Council: confirming Town Manager appointments of department heads; Town Manager-appointed multiple-member bodies; Town Council-appointed Planning Board, ZBA, Ranked Choice Voting Commission, Participatory Budgeting Commission. Town Council 04-01-19 reaction to OCA or Finance Committee interviews & recommendations of resident non-voting Finance Committee members. Whether to send standard Interview questions to applicants. Visit from Town Manager. Town Attorney update (if any) on OCA practice & CAF fields. CAF as personnel document not subject to release. Future Work Plan. Approve Minutes. Public Comment. Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hrs before the mtg.

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  3. Town Council Standing Committee Outreach, Communications, and Appointments/Subcommittee Outreach & Appointments

    April 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 3/25/19 at 8:59 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Defining the purview of: Outreach, Communications, and Appointments Committee, Community Participation Officers, and Resident Advisory Committee. Takeaway from Last Meeting. Refining and Writing our Charge Around Communications. 2. Next meeting Date & Time. 3. Public Comment. 4. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance. 5. Action Items. 6. Adjourn.

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  4. Board of License Commissioners

    April 22, 2019, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 4/18/19 at 2:41 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order. Licenses: Report by Enforcement Agent. Application by Stoneybrook Cider to Sell Alcohol at Farmer's Market. Special One Day Liquor Licenses: TOC Inc, UMass, 5/11/19, 3pm-7pm, Durfee Garden/Design Bldg Atrium, Kimberly Mcallister, Manager. TOC Inc, UMass, 5/10/19, 12pm-4pm, Durfee Garden/Design Bldg Atrium, Kimberly Mcallister, Manager. TOC Inc, UMass, 5/9/19, 5pm-10pm, Fine Arts Center, Jennylyn Fontaine, Mgr. Discussion Items: Discussion of Types of Pouring Licenses Issued & Food Service Requirements. Discussion of Section 14 'Dining Hall' licenses. Consideration of Adoption of Mullin Rule. Public Comment. Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to meeting. Adjournment.

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  5. Amherst Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

    April 22, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    RECEIVED: 4/18/19 at 2:18 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1.Agenda Adoption/Changes; Approval of Minutes: March 25, 2019; HCV Administrative Plan Updates – a. Annual/Biennial HQS Inspections b. Value of Assets & Asset Income; Financials: Warrant Report – March 2019; P & L March 2019; Fixed Asset Purchases March 2019; Cash Balances March 2019; Review of Unit Vacancies & Tenant Accounts Receivable; Policy Review & Approval- Air Conditioning, Pet, Asset & Inventory; Executive Director’s Report; Chair’s Report; Tenant and Participants Comments; Other Business Not Anticipated within 48 Hour Notice; Adjourn.

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  6. Hampshire-Franklin Commission on the Status of Women and Girls

    April 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Meridians

    RECEIVED: 4/17/19 at 2:04 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Public speak out and acknowledgement of our student intern, Heather Honig of Smith College. Approve pending minutes after any needed discussions or edits. Discussion and selection of interview questions for four applicants seeking the vacancy on Hamp-Frank Commission on the Status of Women & Girls. Conduct online 10-minute personal interviews with each of the four finalists under consideration. Discussion and vote on the candidate to recommend for final selection by the Program and Planning Committee of Commission on the Status of Women program. Updates about upcoming events and check in upcoming joint office hours held with our State Reps and legislative priorities.

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  7. Town Council

    April 22, 2019, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 1/15/19 at 2:15 pm. REVISED: 4/18/19 at 11:19 am and 4/19/19 at 4:00 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order 2. Announcements 3. Resolutions and Proclamations 4. Hearings 5. Presentations and Discussion 6. Action Items 7. Town Manager Report 8. Appointments 9. Approval of Minutes 10. Committee Reports 11. Public Comment 12. Future Agenda Items 13. Council Comments 14. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the President 48 hours in advance 15. Executive Session 16. Adjourn. *For full list of items, please see attached link.

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  8. Town Council Rules of Procedure Committee

    April 23, 2019, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 4/16/19 at 2:25 pm. LIST OF 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 this week: Town Council committees, legislative process, values appendix, review full working draft. Approve Minutes. Public Comment. Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting.

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  9. Residents' Advisory Committee

    April 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 4/18/19 at 8:43 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Minutes from Last Meeting 3. Review of Interviews since Last Meeting 4. Review of Upcoming Interview Assignments 5. Schedule a Meeting with the Community Participation Officers (CPOs) 6. Schedule a Meeting with the Town Council Committee on Outreach, Communications and Appointments (OCA) 7. Discuss Compilation of Demographics 8. Public Comment 9. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Committee 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting 10. Set Next Meeting Date 11. Adjourn.

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  10. Special Meeting of the Town Council

    April 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 4/12/19 at 2:12 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to order. Presentation and discussion: Finance Committee meeting - financial advisors: actuary and debt. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the President 48 hours in advance of the meeting. Adjourn.

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  11. Town Council Finance Committee

    April 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 4/12/19 at 12:36 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Actuary presentation by Dan Sherman, of Sherman Actuarial Services. 2. Debt presentation by David Eisenthal, Financial Advisor UniBank. 3. Review of draft qualifications and interview questions for resident members of Finance Committee. 4. Schedule for future meetings. 5. Public comment. 6. Minutes of previous meetings. 7. Matters not anticipated by the Chair 48 hours before the meeting.

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  12. Historical Commission

    April 23, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Second Floor Conservation and Development Library

    RECEIVED: 4/16/19 at 11:59 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment. PUBLIC HEARING: Mitchel and Mary Lynn Olson – Request the full demolition of a wood agricultural accessory structure constructed in c. 1950, The Historical Commission will conduct a public hearing for a demolition delay under Section 13.4 of the Zoning Bylaw, located at 562 Montague Road (Map 2A/Parcel 8), Outlying Residence (RO) Zoning District. THIS ITEM WAS CONTINUED FROM APRIL 10. PUBLIC MEETING: Minutes from April 10, 2019, other items not anticipated, next meeting date and time.

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  13. Human Rights Commission

    April 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ South Meeting Room #101

    RECEIVED: 4/19/19 at 3:54 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order: Opening remarks; Announcements and Agenda Review/Additions. 2. Report and Comments: Public Comment; HR Commission Member Reports. 3. Action and Discussion Items: Review and approve meeting minutes of January 19, 2019; Update on Town Committee/Community Organization relationship: A. Town Council Liaison; B. Discussion with Department Heads to be Con't; C. Neighborhood Liaison: Tony Maroulis, Eric Beal, and Bill Laramee; D. Investigation of complaint process; E. Current Affirmative Action Plan; F. Human Rights Heroes Awards picnic and awards; G. Schedule Meetings for May and June. 4. Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours in advance of the meeting. 5. Adjourn.

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  14. Amherst School Committee

    April 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library, Amherst Regional High School

    RECEIVED: 4/17/19 at 12:26 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order; Approve Minutes of March 19, March 26 (Amherst only), and March 26, 2019 (joint w/Pelham and Region); Committee Announcements and Public Comment; Superintendent’s Update (Exploration of Sixth Grade Move to ARMS); Discussion of Infectious Disease Policy & Procedures; Dual Language Update; ADA Update/Capital Update; Third Quarter Budget Update; Budget Transfers (Possible Vote); Fundraising Policy (Possible Vote); Superintendent Evaluation Discussion; School Committee Meetings Format and Location; Regionalization Update; Accept Gifts; School Committee Planning; Adjourn.

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  15. Design Review Board

    April 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 4/4/2019 at 10:13 a.m. LIST OF TOPICS: (1) Applications (a) DRB 2019-14, I YA TOO, LLC dba IYA Sushi and Noodle Kitchen, One East Pleasant Street - To have a seasonal outdoor dining area, as an accessory use to a restaurant and to install signage (b) DRB 2019-15, Town of Amherst, Various Locations – To review Wayfinding signage locations (c) DRB 2019-16, Town of Amherst, Dog Park, 95 Old Belchertown Road – the Old Landfill, Map 21B/Parcel 8 – To review the proposed dog park design (d) DRB 2019-17, Town of Amherst Local Historical Commission, Various Locations – For the design and locations of the writers walk signs. (3) Approval of Meeting Minutes (a) March 13, 2019

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  16. Dog Park Task Force

    April 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 4/18/19 at 8:03 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Appointment of a Secretary for the meeting. Approve minutes from last meeting. Project Update: Town Boards and Committees, Stanton Grant, Construction Bid Status. Fundraising Campaign. Public comment. Other items not anticipated by the chair. Set next meeting date.

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  17. Personnel Board

    April 24, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 4/16/19 at 8:43 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order: Opening remarks. 2. Announcements. 3. Public Comment. 4. Reports and Comments. 5. New Business: Annual Non-Union Meeting Follow up regarding network Doctors on BCBS; Non-Union COLA FY 20; Performance Management structure /forms update; Testing of exempt/nonexempt Non-Union positions. 6 Old Business: Staffing report. 7. Approval of Minutes: Review and approve March 20, 2019 minutes. 8. Next Board Meeting Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 9:00 am. 9. Topics the Chair did not anticipate 48 hours before the meeting.

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  18. Governance, Organization and Legislation Committee of the Town Council

    April 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 3/8/19 at 10:58 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order. 2. Announcements. 3. Presentations and Discussion. 4. Action Items. 5. Member Report. 6. Approval of Minutes. 7. Public Comment. 8. Future Agenda Items. 9 Topics not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance. 10. Adjourn.

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  19. Town Council Governance, Organization, and Legislation Committee

    April 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Town Hall > Town Room

    RECEIVED: 4/16/19 at 8:55 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order 2. Discussion and Vote on GOL FAQ Document 3. Continued discussion of TMAC Proposal 4. Continued discussion of recommendations related to GOL Committee Charge 5. Public Comment 6. Adoption of March 27, 2019 and April 10, 2019 minutes 7. Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting 8. Adjourn

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  20. Community Resources Committee (CRC) of the Town Council

    April 24, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 4/12/19 at 12:38 pm. REVISED: 4/16/19 at 8:39 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order. 2. Consider Initial Goals. 3. CPAC project review. 4. Public Comment. 5. Business Not Anticipated 48 Hours Before the Meeting. 6. Adjourn.

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  21. Transportation Advisory Committee

    April 24, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Town Hall > First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 4/19/19 at 2:08 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order; 2. Announcements, a. Northampton Rd MassDOT meeting; 3. Public Comment; 4. Presentations and Discussion, a. Public presentations – Intake process, i. Potwine Ln bus stops/crosswalks, ii. Stop sign at Taylor/Gray, iii. Fearing St issues, b. Prioritization/Decision choice list (PVPC list), c. Shared mobility device bylaw; 5. Committee Reports – If any; 6. Approval of Minutes; 7. Future Agenda Items; 8. Committee Comments; 9. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting; 10. Executive Session – If any; 11. Adjourn.

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  22. Conservation Commission

    April 24, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 4/19/19 at 11:51 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Chair, Director, Wetland Admin Reports; Minutes: 12-12-18; Agricultural Licenses – Amethyst Brook & Wentworth Farm; NOI (cont’d) – Charles Kovacic/Direct Energy Solar-installation of solar array at 191 West Pomeroy Ln; NOI – Amherst Conservation Dept. for work associated with rotary construction and creation of designated parking on State Street (Map 5B, Parcels 34, 130 & 1-33); RFD – Amherst Conservation Dept-construct dog park within buffer zone to bordering vegetated wetlands at 95 Old Belchertown Rd (Map 21B, Parcel 8); NOI (cont’d) – Amherst DPW for roadway widening on East Hadley Rd; Emergency Certs: MADCR breaching beaver dam off Norwottuck Rail Trail; Eversource Energy breaching beaver dam off Pomeroy Crt; Cert of Compliance – Lot 22 Linden Ridge Rd; Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  23. Joint Capital Planning Committee

    April 25, 2019, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Town Hall > Town Room

    RECEIVED: 4/12/19 at 12:40 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Report from Community Preservation Act Committee. 2. Final review of 10-year Capital plan. 3. Recommendations for FY21 JCPC process. 4. Review and approval of Committee report. 5. Public Comment. 6. Minutes of prior meetings. 7. Matters not anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  24. Transportation Advisory Committee

    April 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Town Hall > First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 4/19/19 ta 8:57 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Committee members meeting to attend the MassDOT presentation on Rt 9/Northampton Rd improvements.

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  25. The Jones Library, Inc. Investment Committee

    April 26, 2019, 9:05 AM - 10:30 AM @ Goodwin Room

    RECEIVED: 4/10/19 at 2:27 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment; Minutes; Quarterly Report.

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  26. Town Council Audit Committee

    April 26, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 4/16/19 at 2:27 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order and Declaration of a Quorum 2. Presentation of Independent Auditor's Report by Melanson Heath for fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 3. Discussion of Auditor's Report 4. Public Comment 5. Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance 6. Adjourn

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  27. Town Council Standing Committee Outreach, Communications, and Appointments

    April 29, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 3/21/19 at 3:48 pm. REVISED: 3/27/19 at 2:32 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Discuss OCA Topics related to Charge adopted 12-17-18 under Amherst Home Rule Charter Sections 2.6(e), 2.9, 2.11, & 3.9. /Decision tree(s) for recommendations to the Town Council for confirming Town Manager appointments of department heads & Town Manager-appointed multiple-member bodies, & Town Council-appointed Planning Board & ZBA, Finance Committee members of the public, & other Town Council appointments under 10.10 & 10.11; [C] coordinate the annual review process of the Town Manager. Future Work Plan./Public Comment. Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hrs before the mtg.

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  28. Town Council Standing Committee Outreach, Communications, and Appointments/Subcommitte Outreach & Communications

    April 29, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 3/25/19 at 9:01 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Defining the purview of: Outreach, Communications, and Appointments Committee, Community Participation Officers, and Resident Advisory Committee. Takeaway from Last Meeting. Refining and Writing our Charge Around Communications. 2. Next meeting Date & Time. 3. Public Comment. 4. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance. 5. Action Items. 6. Adjourn.

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