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Posted on: June 8, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Proposed Rescission of Bylaw 3.35 Parades and Public Meetings


The Town Council will hold a first reading of a proposed rescission of bylaw 3.35 Parades and Public Meetings at the regular Town Council meeting on Monday, June 26, 2023. A second reading and potential vote is scheduled for the Town Council meeting to be held on Monday, July 17, 2023. 

The meetings will be held in person, in the Town Room in Town Hall, and virtually:

June 26, 2023 Town Council Meeting: virtual meeting link; or join the meeting by calling (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923; enter webinar ID: 844 8067 2734

July 17, 2023 Town Council Meeting: virtual meeting link; or join the meeting by calling (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923; enter webinar ID: 891 7750 9027

Council meetings are broadcast on Amherst Media channel 9 and live-streamed online on Amherst Media's YouTube channel here.

Unless otherwise provided by general law or this Charter, every vote adopting, amending, or rescinding a bylaw shall become effective at the expiration of 14 days after final passage or a specified later date.

The proposed rescission is related to proposed changes to the Town Council Policy Regarding Control and Regulation of the Public Ways and a proposed Flag Policy. Documents related to these changes will be available in the Council meeting packets for the June 26 and July 17 meetings.

The current General Bylaws are available online here

This notice is posted in compliance with Charter Section 2.10(a), and Town Council Rules of Procedure rule 8.3.

The references cited above are from the Amherst Home Rule Charter, and the Amherst Town Council Rules of Procedure.

If you have questions, please reach out to Clerk of the Council Athena O’Keeffe, at or call (413) 259-3209.

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