Town Meeting

The legislative body of the Town of Amherst is a Representative Town Meeting, consisting of 240 elected Town Meeting members, 24 from each of 10 precincts plus 14 ex officio members: the 5 members of the Select Board, the 5 members of the School Committee, the President of the Library Trustees, the Chair of the Finance Committee, the Moderator, and the Town Manager. The Annual Town Meeting usually begins in late April or early May.
  1. April 26, 2017 Annual Town Meeting
  2. January 30, 2017 Special Town Meeting
  3. 2016 Fall Special Town Meeting
  4. Related Information

 Annual Town Meeting begins 
 WEDNESDAY, April 26th at 7:00 p.m.
Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium
    Additional dates of  April 27,  May 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18, 22 ,24 & 25, 2017 reserved. (Red Indicates Thursday meeting dates) 


 Zoning Petitions: 
     1.  Zoning Petition to Amend Official Zoning Map by Changing Designation of Cowls Road Parcels

 General Petitions:

      1.  Town of Amherst Sanctuary Community Bylaw (Murray et al)

2.  Resolution to Implement Carbon Fee and Dividend Program (Sloan Riddle et al)


3.  Universal Background Checks for Weapon Ownership & Assault Weapon Ban (Wirth et al)
      4.  Greater Transparency in Political Donations & Limit Influence in Politics (Davies et al)

5. Resolution Calling for Investigation of Grounds for Impeachment of Donald Trump (Bonifaz et al)

6.  Increased Fire and EMS Staffing and Capital Expenditure (O'Connor et al)

7.  Special Act for Establish Low Income Property Tax Credit (O'Connor et al)



Town Meeting Archive – Past Town Meeting Warrants, Results and Related Information

Questions? Contact:
Town Manager's Office
4 Boltwood Avenue
Email | 413-259-3001 

Page last updated January 31, 2017