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Posted on: July 29, 2022

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 up to three (3) vacancies for Associate Members on the Zoning Board of Appeals, each for a one-year term to start immediately, and to end June 30, 2023. 

The Town Council is currently seeking applications from Amherst residents interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Appeals as Associate Members. Applicants with experience in, 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 within the past two years will be contacted again to confirm your continued interest.

Information on the Zoning Board of Appeals can be found at: https://www.amherstma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/56291/ZBA-Handout-Prepared-by-Town-Council-Community-Resources-Committee--Dated-2021-03-31.

If you have questions, please reach out to Pam Rooney, Vice Chair of the Community Resources Committee of the Town Council, at rooneyp@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 in 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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