The Town Council has an impending vacancy for a non-voting resident member of the Finance Committee and is currently seeking applications.
The Finance Committee is a standing committee of the Town Council which advises the Council on all financial matters. It consists of five councilors as voting members and three non-voting residents. Selection of resident members is based on relevant experience, skills, and policy knowledge, with an emphasis on municipal and public finance.
For more information on the Finance Committee: https://www.amherstma.gov/3451/Finance-Committee
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
Those who have submitted a CAF expressing interest in serving on the Finance Committee within the past three years do not need to submit another. You will be contacted regarding your prior submission to confirm your continued interest.
If you have questions, please reach out to George Ryan, Chair of the Town Council Committee on Governance, Organization, and Legislation (GOL), at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Town Council appointment of non-voting resident members of the Finance Committee is in accordance with Charter Section 2.6(e). 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=