In response to a vacancy, the Town Council is accepting applications for a new member on the Planning Board. Applicants should have experience with aspects of planning, development, design, architecture, construction, and/or real estate law. The Planning Board is particularly interested in applicants who have some experience or expertise in real estate, development, urban planning, or zoning. The Town Council is especially seeking individuals of diverse backgrounds, including those who have no prior municipal government experience.
For more information on the Planning Board read an information handout at https://www.amherstma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/48292/Planning-Board-Description-08-06-19-pdf
If you are interested in volunteering to serve, please fill out a Community Activity Form at: https://www.amherstma.gov/FormCenter/Community-Activity-Form-14/Community-Activity-Form-Town-Council-App-165
If you have questions, please reach out to Evan Ross, Chair of the Town Council Committee on Outreach, Communications, and Appointments, at firstname.lastname@example.org or our Town Community Participation Officers at email@example.com.
Town Council appointment of PB members in accordance with Charter Section 2.9(c). This notice fulfills the Town bulletin board requirement Charter Section 9.12(e).
The references cited above are from the Amherst Home Rule Charter: https://www.amherstma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/41987/Amherst-Home-Rule-Charter?bidId=