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Posted on: August 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Proposed Bylaw Amendment - Single Use Plastic Bag Prohibition

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The Town Council will hold a first discussion on a proposed amendment to General Bylaws Section 3.28 - Single Use Plastic Bag Prohibition, at the regular Town Council meeting on Monday September 14, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., a second reading and potential vote is scheduled for the Regular Town Council meeting on Monday, September 21, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Virtual meeting links are available below.

September 14, 2020 6:30 pm Town Council Meeting: virtual meeting link; or join the meeting by calling (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923; enter webinar ID: 912 9541 3757

September 21, 2020 6:30 pm Town Council Meeting: virtual meeting link; or join the meeting by calling (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923; enter webinar ID: 992 4586 6469

Council meetings are broadcast on Amherst Media channel 15 and live-streamed online here.

Full text of the proposed bylaw amendment is available here; a version with proposed changes to the existing bylaw marked is available here. If adopted by the Town Council, the bylaw amendment shall become effective 14 days after the Town Council vote to adopt, or a specified later date.

This notice is posted in compliance with Charter Section 2.10(a), and Town Council Rules of Procedure 8.3.

If you have questions, please reach out to Clerk of the Council Athena O’Keeffe, at okeeffea@amherstma.gov or call (413) 259-3209.

The references cited above are from the Amherst Home Rule Charter, and Amherst Town Council Rules of Procedure.

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