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Community Activity Form (Town Council Appointed)
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Use this form to apply to be appointed to the Finance Committee, Planning Board or Zoning Board of Appeals.
Thank you for your interest in serving for the Town of Amherst. The Town is dedicated to inclusive government and representing our diverse community through our appointments on Boards, Committees and Commissions. If you are interested in serving on one of our other Town Boards, Committees or Commissions, please visit www.amherstma.gov/caf to apply
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