Resources Related to Town Meeting

Town Meeting Resources:


Amherst League of Women Voters (all external links)
Town Meeting Handbook (PDF)
They Represent You" - contact information for elected officials and Town Meeting members (PDF)
Your Amherst Government (PDF)
Understanding Municipal Finance

Jones Library


Materials in the Reference Department:
    • Town of Amherst Fiscal Year 2009 Proposed Budget – July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
    • Town of Amherst Fiscal Year 2008 Proposed Budget – July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
    • Draft Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) Spring 2008
    • Town Meeting Warrant and handouts for Annual Town Meeting Spring 2008
    • Land Development Brochure for the Town of Amherst (Jan. 2008) – A Citizen’s Guide to the Project Review and Approval Process
    • Town Meeting Handbook, 7th edition, March 2007 prepared by League of Women Voters of Amherst
    • Manual of the General Court 2005-06
    • General Bylaws of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, amended through November 2005
    • The Amherst Town Government Act, signed December 29, 2001
    • Zoning Primer: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Zoning prepared by the Planning Department, Amherst, MA, 1996
DVD’s of TMCC Events recorded by ACTV at the Front Desk
    • Annual Town Meeting Warrant Review & New Member Orientation (4/21/09)
    • Town Meeting "Bus" Tour (4/19/09)
    • TMCC Forum "How to Fund Human Services?" (4/14/09)
    • Fall Town Meeting Warrant Review (10/23/08)
    • Budget Forum: Our Money: Where does it go? Where should it go? (10/21/08)
    • Annual Town Meeting Warrant Review (4/17/08)
    • Town Meeting Bus Tour (4/13/08)
    • JCPC/CPAC Informational Forum (4/9/08)
    • Town Meeting Coordinating Committee Zoning Panel (11/1/07)
    • TMCC Budget Orientation (4/24/07)
Internet resources on History of Amherst & Town Meeting (external links)

Other Links and Information


Zoning Primer (PDF)
Zoning Map (PDF - 300KB)
Zoning By-Law
Upcoming Zoning
Master Plan
Master Plan Map Gallery
Planning Amherst Together Survey Results
Public Web-Based GIS
Town Organizational Chart (PDF)
Annual Town Reports
Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Information & Process
Data Book and Amherst Facts (PDF)
TMCC List of Information Resources for Town Meeting Members - Spring 2011
General Town Meeting Information links to other resources available at Jones Library, etc.
Town Meeting page
Town Meeting Archive Electronic Voting Information
TMCC Town Meeting Member Listserv, to join send an email to . TMCC Events - links to rebroadcasts and other information
TMCC Policies and Procedures
TMCC Quick Guide To Zoning Districts (PDF)
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