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Posted on: October 14, 2008

[ARCHIVED] Citizens of Amherst Needed to Fill Vacancies on Committees

The Amherst Select Board and Town Manager encourage
civic minded members of the Amherst community to apply for voluntary service
on one of the Town of Amherst’s boards, commissions or committees.


One of the jobs of the Select Board and the Town
Manager is to fill in vacancies on committees. These committees are the life
blood of our Town and do an impressive amount of work for our community. 
At this time, the committees listed below have vacancies: 


Amherst Cultural Council

Board of Assessors

Cherry Hill Advisory

Community Development

Conservation Commission

Hampshire Regional
Emergency Committee

Human Rights Commission
(two students of high school and/or
college/university level to serve for one (1) academic school year).

Kanegasaki Sister City

Kendrick Park Committee

La Paz Centro, Nicaragua
Sister City Committee

Leisure Services &
Supplemental Education Commission

Nyeri, Kenya Sister City

Planning Board

Public Art Commission

Public Transportation

Public Works Committee

Recycling & Refuse
Management Committee

Relations Committee


Select Board member, Diana Stein said, "We encourage all the citizens of Amherst
to consider volunteering to serve on one of our many boards, commissions and
committees.  Amherst depends on the
commitment of our great volunteers."


If you have interest in applying to join any of the above,
please fill out a Citizen Activity Form for the Committee/Board/Commission of
your choice on line at 
If you do not have access to a computer you may stop by the Town
Manager/Select Board Office at Town Hall, Town of Amherst, 4 Boltwood Avenue
(Mezzanine Floor), Amherst, MA 01002, or you may call 413-259-3001 to request
for one to be mailed to you.


Any questions about this press release may be answered by Laurence
Shaffer, Town Manager at 413-259-3002 or Diana Stein, Member of the Amherst
Select Board at 413-253-9572.

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