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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Town Council Accepting Applications for Zoning Board of Appeals Associate Members

Town Council Accepting Applications for Zoning Board of Appeals Associate Members

The Town Council will be filling one vacancy and one impending vacancy for associate members on the Zoning Board of Appeals, each for a term to end June 30, 2022 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 as Associate Members. 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/56291/ZBA-Handout-Prepared-by-Town-Council-Community-Resources-Committee--Dated-2021-03-31.

If you are interested in volunteering to serve, please fill out a Community Activity Form (CAF) 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 will be contacted regarding your prior submission regarding how to express continued interest.

If you have questions, please reach out to Mandi Jo Hanneke, Chair of the Community Resources Committee of the Town Council, at hannekem@amherstma.gov or our Town Community Participation Officers at getinvolved@amherstma.gov.

Town Council appointment of Zoning Board of Appeal 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=

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