The Town Council will be filling one impending vacancy for a three-year term, one vacancy to complete an unexpired term with one year remaining, and four impending vacancies for associate members each for a one-year term on the Zoning Board of Appeals and is seeking residents interested in serving on the board.
The Town Council is currently accepting applications from Amherst residents interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Applicants should have experience with aspects of planning, development, design, architecture, construction, zoning, and/or real estate. The Town Council is especially seeking individuals of diverse backgrounds, including those who have no prior municipal government experience.
For more information on the Zoning Board of Appeals read an information handout at: https://www.amherstma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/55569/About-the-Zoning-Board-of-Appeals-03-31-21---Final
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-FormTown-Council-App-165.
Those who have submitted a CAF expressing interest in serving 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 Mandi Jo Hanneke, Chair of the Community Resources Committee of the Town Council, at firstname.lastname@example.org or our Town Community Participation Officers at email@example.com.
Town Council appointment of Planning Board members is 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=