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Boards/Committees

  1. Patriots Day Holiday - Town Offices Closed on Monday, April 19th

    April 19, 2021, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Patriots Day Holiday - Town Offices Closed on Monday, April 19th, except for public safety and emergency services.

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  2. Disability Access Advisory Committee

    April 20, 2021, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ To join the meeting via computer: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/86363205103 To join the meeting via telephone: Call (646) 876-9923, enter webinar ID when prompted: 863 6320 5103. When prompted to enter your participant number press #

    RECEIVED: 4/14/21 at 3:52 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: New Business: Review AAB variance requests at the Emily Dickinson Homestead, located 280 Main Street, including: Variance request from 521 CMR 25.00 to provide an accessible entrance at the front door on the south side of building, in order to preserve the historic appearance and fabric of the central architectural feature on the south façade; Variance request from 521 CMR 28.00 to provide vertical access elevator within The Homestead to deliver visitors to the second floor, in order to preserve the historic significance of the building. See agenda link for more details.

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  3. Finance Committee of the Town Council

    April 20, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84186317644; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID: 841 8631 7644

    RECEIVED: 4/14/21 at 3:29 PM. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to order. OPEB (Other Post-Employment Benefits) Presentation and Discussion. Review of Auditor Procurement and Selection Process. Regional School Budget Discussion and Recommendation Vote. Public comment. Future meetings and FY22 budget calendar. Topics not anticipated by the Chair 48 hours before the meeting. Adjourn

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  4. Amherst Municipal Affordable Housing Trust

    April 20, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Zoom meeting: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/81643771482 By phone:1 312 626 6799 or 1 646 876 9923. Webinar ID: 816 4377 1482

    RECEIVED: 4/15/21 at 11:11 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Racial Equity and Housing Forum: History of Fair Housing in Massachusetts and the US; Exclusion of Black Persons from Amherst Housing-Evidence from archival research, Evidence from oral history; Assuring Access to Affordable Housing; Increasing Housing Diversity of increase Population Diversity; Beyond Affordable Housing: Normalizing opportunities for access to Amherst housing for persons of color; Advocating for Changes at the State Level.

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  5. Elementary School Building Committee

    April 21, 2021, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Via Zoom video conference: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/87056558125 if you choose to join by phone please refer to instructions on the bottom of the posted agenda

    RECEIVED: 4/13/21 at 9:57 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Report on responses to the Request For Services (RFS) for Owner's Project Manager (OPM). Bids closed on April 19., 2. Review of timeline for OPM selection to qualify for the June 7 Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) OPM panel, 3. Discuss OPM/RFS key selection decisions: evaluation of proposals, reference checks, and interviews, 4. Decide role of OPM Subcommittee and Full Committee, 5. Set Committee Meeting Dates for May and June, 6. Public Comments, 7. Matters not anticipated by the Chair 48 hrs in advance of the meeting.

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  6. Board of Registrars

    April 21, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ via Zoom video conference: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/82054708871 for dial-in step by step instructions please refer to posted agenda

    RECEIVED: 4/15/21 at 4:37 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order, 2. Delegation of authority and duties listed under Charter Sections 8.2, 8.3, and 8.4 to Town Clerk Office Staff, 3. Public Comment, 4. Adjourn.

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  7. Governance, Organization, and Legislation Committee

    April 21, 2021, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/81060730412; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 810 6073 0412

    REVISED: 4/16/21 at 2:32 pm. RECEIVED: 4/16/21 at 9:53 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Review of current process and timeline for recommending appointees to Finance Committee. Discussion of a proposed process and timeline for recruiting, interviewing, and recommending appointees to the Districting Advisory Board. Discussion on what happens to Proclamations once voted. Review of Proclamations Calendar Draft. Discussion of referral: Process to Recommend Appointments to Multiple-Member Bodies Appointed by the Town Council. Adoption of March 31 and April 7, 2021 Minutes. Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance. Discussion of future agenda items. Public Comment.

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  8. Energy and Climate Action Committee

    April 21, 2021, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Please enter this URL to join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: https://zoom.us/j/95283460251 Webinar ID: 952 8346 0251 To join by telephone: US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 859

    RECEIVED: 4/15/21 at 3:01 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Review & Vote - Minutes from 4/7/21 mtg; Public Comment - (will be accommodated to the extent practicable); Staff Updates; ECAC Member Updates; Linnean Update; Update on ECAC letter for CAARP; Discussion on ECAC role; Next meeting agenda; Public Comment (will be accommodated to the extent practicable); Adjourn

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  9. Community Safety Working Group

    April 21, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/89435150212?pwd=cTJHVHJMczhLQW1CRjQwOWVGYUtSQT09 or by phone: 408-638-0968 or 669-900-6833 Webinar ID: 894 3515 0212 Passcode: 081628

    RECEIVED: 4/16/21 at 4:02 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call To Order: Approval of 02/24/2021, 3/03/2021, and 04/14/2021 Meeting Minutes. 2. Reports and Comments: Public Comment and CSWG Members Report. 3. Action and Discussion Items: a. Conversation with Amherst Police Department; b. CRESS Chart Feedback. 4. Upcoming Events. 5. Next Meeting Date: TBD. 6. Other Topics: Other topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours in advance of the meeting. 7. Adjourn

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  10. Historical Commission

    April 21, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Meeting held via ZOOM. To access via a computer, visit https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84230921927. To join the meeting via telephone: Call (312) 626-6799 and enter Webinar ID when prompted: 842 3092 1927.

    RECEIVED: 4/15/21 at 3:06 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC MEETING 1. Announcements 2. Approval of Minutes – March 25, 2021, June 24, 2020, July 22, 2020, August 26, 2020, October 19, 2020, December 9, 2020, January 27, 2021, February 10, 2021 3. West Cemetery Signage and Restoration Project – Project Overview 4. Emily Dickinson Museum Restoration Project 5. 11-13 East Pleasant Street Review and Discussion 6. Civil War Tablets – site visit? 7. Public Comment 8. Unanticipated Items 9. Next Meeting Date ADJOURNMENT

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  11. Planning Board

    April 21, 2021, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Click to join the Zoom meeting: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/89315821474 Or Telephone: 1 312 626 6799 or 1 301 715 8592 Webinar ID: 893 1582 1474 International numbers available: https://amherstma.zoom.us/u/keIZwQUx2y

    RECEIVED: 4/16/21 at 12:30 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes; Public Comment; Public Hearing – SPR 6:35 pm 2021-06 North Amherst Library 8 Montague Rd continued from 03-17-21and 04-07-21 Request SPR approval to add an addition to the exist building and add new parking, walks, utilities, drainage and landscaping (Map 5A, Parcels 37 & 38, B-VC zoning dis); Old Business Topics not reasonably ant 48 hours prior to the meeting; New Business A. Proposed Zoning Article 16: Temporary Moratorium for 180 Days On Building Permits For Construction Of Residential Buildings With Three Or More Dwelling Units Discussion, B. Topics not reasonably ant 48 hours prior to the meeting; ANR Apps; ZBA Apps; SPP/SPR/SUB Apps; PB COM & Lia Rep; Chair Rep; Staff Rep; Adjourn - For a full description see the Agenda Link.

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  12. Zoning Board of Appeals

    April 22, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ To join the meeting via computer: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/87577659629 To join the meeting via telephone: Call (312) 626 6799, enter webinar ID when prompted: 875 7765 9629. When prompted to enter your participant number press #

    RECEIVED: 4/15/21 at 12:46 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: For the entire meeting agenda, please click on the link provided. DISCUSSION ITEMS: Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendments; Items raised by ZBA members for discussion; ZBA Trainings

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  13. Town Services and Outreach Committee of the Town Council

    April 22, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84268684950; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 842 6868 4950

    RECEIVED: 4/16/21 at 5:37 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order. General Public Comment. Action Items: Town Manager Appointments filed with the Town Clerk. Town Manager Report - Updates and Councilor Questions. Presentation and Discussion Items: Pomeroy Village Intersection Project: Progress on Councilors’ remaining questions - staff, Progress on business and abutter feedback - staff, Additional input from Disability Access Advisory Committee, Planning Board, Business Improvement District, Chamber of Commerce, & Transportation Advisory Committee, Discussion of potential elements of committee recommendation. Minutes: Adoption of April 8, 2021 minutes. Announcements. Next Meeting Agenda Preview. Public Comment. Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance. Adjourn.

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  14. Board of Assessors - Special Meeting

    April 26, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Via Zoom Video Conference: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/81673859131 for dial-in instructions please refer to bottom of posted agenda

    RECEIVED: 4/16/21 at 4:59 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Approve Minutes for April 8, 2021 Meeting, Public Comment, Approve or Deny Real Estate Abatement Applications, Approve or Deny Personal Property Abatement Applications, Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours Before the Meeting.

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  15. Local Historic District Commission

    April 26, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Meeting held via ZOOM. To access via a computer, visit https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/88441246652. To access via a phone, dial (646) 876-9923 and enter Webinar ID when prompted: 820 8371 3474.

    RECEIVED: 4/8/21 at 3:38 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC HEARING: 214 Main Street, 280 Main Street, and 20 Triangle Street (14B-27; 14B-26; 14B-20) Emily Dickinson Museum/Trustees of Amherst College – Request to update the mechanical and electrical systems, including the addition of new exterior equipment and screening. Request to restore appearance of the Homestead to ca. 1855-1899 appearance, including alterations to the entryways, chimney, cupola, and storm windows. PUBLIC MEETING: 1. Announcements 2. Public Comment 3. Unanticipated Items 4. Next Meeting Date. Adjourn.

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  16. Amherst School Committee

    April 27, 2021, 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/1I-Webnw2OiRenuvlmqITQGwC5VbzYlZV/view

    RECEIVED: 4/15/21 at 12:46 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order; Approve Minutes of February 23, 2021 and March 30, 2021; Public Comment (to submit public comments email McdonaldA@arps.org or call 413-345-2949 by 3PM on 4/27/21 with Subject listed as "Public Comment". Include full name and town of residence. Comments will be shared for no more than 3 min per comment and will be part of public record; Supts Update; Chair’s Update; SC Announcements (a. New & Cont Bus, b. In-Person Return Update, c. MSBA Update, d. Grants, Fall 21 Discussion, e. Supt Eval Timeline, f. Agenda Planning); Warrants; Gifts; Adjourn

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Community (Public)

  1. Ukulele Play Along - ONLINE

    April 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Join us via Zoom.

    Grab your ukulele and play along - because playing your ukulele is more fun when you do it with others. We'll be focusing on 3 and 4 chord songs, with lyrics and chords provided on screen. Participants will be muted, so don't worry about how you sound!

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  2. Live Amherst Community Chats w/ Q&A

    April 22, 2021, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM @ Call in or join online via Zoom.

    Join us for a weekly Community Chat Check-In with Town Officials and other special guests discussing timely topics. We welcome all community members to join and share their concerns, questions and ideas.

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  3. On the Same Page: Travels with Station Eleven's Shakespeare - ONLINE

    April 22, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Join us via Zoom.

    Join us as we explore some of the themes in our selected On the Same Page title!

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  4. Live Amherst Community Chats w/ Q&A

    April 29, 2021, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM @ Call in or join online via Zoom.

    Join us for a weekly Community Chat Check-In with Town Officials and other special guests discussing timely topics. We welcome all community members to join and share their concerns, questions and ideas.

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