December 10, 2021
REVISED: 4/23/21 at 2:26 pm. RECEIVED: 4/22/21 at 3:23 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Vendor presentation; Evaluator question and answer. There will be no public comment at this special meeting of the OPM Subcommittee
CANCELED: 4/23/21 at 2:28 pm. RECEIVED: 4/22/21 at 4:11 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Interview with short listed candidate 2 for elementary school OPM
REVISED: 4/23/21 at 2:30 pm. RECEIVED: 4/22/21 at 4:10 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Vendor presentation; Evaluator question and answer. There will be no public comment at this special meeting of the OPM Subcommittee
REVISED: 4/23/21 at 2:32 pm. RECEIVED: 4/22/21 at 3:51 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Vendor presentation; Evaluator question and answer. There will be no public comment at this special meeting of the OPM Subcommittee
REVISED: 4/23/21 at 2:33 pm. RECEIVED: 4/22/21 at 3:24 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Vendor presentation; Evaluator question and answer. There will be no public comment at this special meeting of the OPM Subcommittee
RECEIVED: 4/22/21 at 12:00 noon. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order. Action Items: Recommendation of appointments to Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals: Sufficiency of Applicant Pool Determinations, Update. Presentation and Discussion Items:Zoning Priorities Bylaw Revisions: Mixed-Use Design Standards Proposal, Apartment Definition Proposal, B-L Overlay.General Public Comment. Minutes: Adoption of April 13, 2021 Meeting Minutes. Announcements: May 19, 2021, 8:00 pm: Joint CRC and Planning Board Hearing on Zoning Petition - Article 16: Temporary Moratorium For 180 Days on Building Permits for Construction Of Residential Buildings With Three or More Dwelling Units; June 3, 2021, 7:00 pm: Tentative Interviews of Candidates for Zoning Board of Appeals vacancies; June 9, 2021, 7:00 pm: Tentative Interviews of Candidates for Planning Board vacancies. Next Agenda Preview. Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance
RECEIVED: 4/20/21 at 10:03 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Amherst Cultural Council
Meeting, April 27, 2021
5:30 p.m. via Zoom
1. Approval of minutes of meeting of March 25, 2021
2. Review adjustments to proposal of Ko Festival
3. Continuation of blanket approvals
4. Accessibility report
5. Discussion of officers beginning July 1
6. Showcase of ACC grantees via videos. Schedule? Volunteer to coordinate?
7. New business
RECEIVED: 4/21/21 at 10:02 am. LIST OF TOPICS: 6:00 pm – Open remarks
1. Guest Speaker: Deb Golberg, Treasurer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, sharing resources provided by the Treasurer’s office, tools for salary negotiations, women empowerment, credit reparations, family budget planning.
2. Commissioner Denella Clark, Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, speaking about the State Commission’s legislative priorities in support of women’s financial opportunities.
3. Understanding the Region’s landscape, presented by Jessica Atwood, Senior Economic Development Planner of the Franklin Regional Council of Government.
4. Stories of Young Women, presented by Andrea Chesnes, of Root Studio, and members of the community.
5. Moderated Panel Discussion with: Care Higgins, Executive Director of Community Action. Shaitia Spruell, Treasurer’s Office, and Margaret Tantillo, of Dress for Success.
6. Closing remarks and gratitude. Meeting concludes between 7:45 pm and 8:00 p
RECEIVED: 4/15/21 at 12:46 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to Order; Approve Minutes of February 23, 2021 and March 30, 2021; Public Comment (to submit public comments email McdonaldA@arps.org or call 413-345-2949 by 3PM on 4/27/21 with Subject listed as "Public Comment". Include full name and town of residence. Comments will be shared for no more than 3 min per comment and will be part of public record; Supts Update; Chair’s Update; SC Announcements (a. New & Cont Bus, b. In-Person Return Update, c. MSBA Update, d. Grants, Fall 21 Discussion, e. Supt Eval Timeline, f. Agenda Planning); Warrants; Gifts; Adjourn
Meet our research team and learn what they discovered about racial disparities in Amherst. R4A's Co-Founders, Michele Miller and Matthew Andrews, will share their reflections on doing this work as white people in a progressive New England town. All are welcome and encouraged to join.