Town Council Accepting Applications for Planning Board
The Town Council will be filling two (2) impending vacancies on the Planning Board, each for a three-year term to start July 1, 2022 and to end June 30, 2025.
The Town Council is currently accepting applications from Amherst residents interested in serving on the Planning Board. Applicants with experience on, or exposure to, aspects of planning, development, design, architecture, construction, zoning, lighting, law, business, and/or real estate are well-suited for these positions. The Town Council is especially seeking individuals of diverse backgrounds, including those who have no prior municipal government experience.
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 for the Planning Board within the past two years will be contacted to confirm your continued interest.
Information on the Planning Board can be found at: https://www.amherstma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/48292/Planning-Board-Description-08-06-19-pdf.
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=