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Boards/Committees

  1. The Jones Library, Inc. Development Committee

    October 19, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Jones Library, Goodwin Room

    RECEIVED: 10/11/17 at 2:11 pm. MEETING TIME: 3:00 pm. LOCATION: Jones Library, Goodwin Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment; Minutes; Fundraising; Sammys 2018.

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  2. Human Rights Commission

    October 19, 2017, 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Meeting Room #101

    RECEIVED: 10/16/17 at 2:21 pm. MEETING TIME: 5:45 pm. LOCATION: Bangs Community Center, South Meeting Room #101. LIST OF TOPICS: Agenda Review/Additions. Review and Approve Meeting Minutes of September 2017. Old Business: 1. Affirmative Action Plan 2. DACA- HRC position follow-up 3. Sanctuary Committee follow-up. New Business: 1. Report on Town Committee/Community Organization liaison relationships 2. Events for the 2017-18 Year 3. Commission vacancies. Other Business: Any other topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting. Announcements.

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  3. LSSE Commission

    October 19, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ Leisure Services Conference Room

    RECEIVED: 10/17/17 at 2:43 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Leisure Services Conference Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Approval of the minutes from the last meeting, Dave Ziomek – Status Updates on Amherst Recreation Working Group, Groff Park, North Common, CPAC, Other Projects, Mill River, Plum Brook, North Amherst Field, Interim Director’s summer update/report, Commission member comments and updates, Scheduling of next Commission meeting, Untimed Items.

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  4. Finance Committee

    October 19, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 10/16/17 at 8:32 am. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Financial Information Update. Discussion of Information presented at Four Board Meeting 10/5/17. Budget Guidelines for FY19---Discussion & Approval. Preparation for Town Meeting. Committee and Liaison Reports. Minutes. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of Meeting. Next Meeting—October 26---Agenda Items.

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  5. The Jones Library, Inc. Personnel, Planning and Policy Committee

    October 20, 2017, 9:05 AM - 10:30 AM @ Jones Library, Goodwin Room

    RECEIVED: 10/11/17 at 3:35 pm. MEETING TIME: 9:05 am. LOCATION: Jones Library, Goodwin Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment; Minutes; FY18 Library Director Goals; Library Director Contract; FY19 Action Plan.

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  6. Town Clerk

    October 23, 2017, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 10/17/17 at 10:19 am. MEETING TIME: 8:30 am. LOCATION: Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: To count ballots for Town Meeting vacancies under Amherst Town Government Act 1.5421.

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  7. Franklin-Hampshire Commission on the Status of Women

    October 23, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Meridians Conference Room, Smith College

    RECEIVED: 10/19/17 at 11:15 am. MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: 18 Henshaw St, B2, Smith College. LIST OF TOPICS: Approve minutes from September of 2017. Treasurer: fiscal sponsor for HFCSWG (expected vote). Bylaws. New business. Next meeting time and place.

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  8. Select Board

    October 23, 2017, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 10/18/17 at 9:00 am. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Call to order. Public Comment. Town Manager & Member Reports. Action Items: Charter Commission Final Report. Vote & Assign Positions on 11/6/17 STM Articles 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9; Accept Kieras Deed: Map/Page 4B-2. Appoint Gina Chaplain to ACC 6/30/20. Special Licenses UMass - All Alcohol 10/29 & 12/19/2017; Wine & Malt 12/13/17. Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hrs before the meeting.

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  9. Amherst Cultural Council

    October 24, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Jones Library, Goodwin Room

    RECEIVED: 10/12/17 at 3:47 pm. MEETING TIME: 4:00 pm. LOCATION: Jones Library, Goodwin Room. LIST OF TOPICS: The Amherst Cultural District Party. Other business.

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  10. Amherst Dog Park Task Force

    October 24, 2017, 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 10/4/17 at 2:57 pm. REVISED: 10/17/17 at 2:10 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:45 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. Review and Approve Minutes of Prior Meeting. Site Location. Update (if any). CPA Request. Report to Town Meeting. Friends Of Amherst Dog Park Startup Activities. Public Comment. Items not reasonably anticipated in the last 48 hours. Schedule Future Meetings. Adjournment.

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  11. TMCC Subcommittee on Policies & Procedures

    October 25, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Glass Room

    RECEIVED: 10/19/17 at 8:05 am. MEETING TIME: 1:30 pm. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Glass Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Approve October 16, 2017 Minutes; Prepare for Special Fall Town Meeting; Review Back Table Materials. Items not anticipated by the Chair 48 hours before the meeting. Public Comment.

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  12. Amherst Municipal Affordable Housing Trust

    October 25, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The 'Social Hall' at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst

    RECEIVED: 10/18/17 at 4:07 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Unitarian Universalist Society, Social Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Working the Amherst Housing Puzzle: A Community Problem Solving Forum. 7:00--Introductions and Information updates on affordable housing. 7:15--Panel presentation on studio apartments. 8:00--roundtable discussions on topics related to affordable housing. 8:40--report out and next steps.

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  13. Historical Commission

    October 25, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 10/17/17 at 3:50 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. September 13, minutes. 2. Public comment period. 3. Demolition Delay Preliminary Review: 29 Mill Lane – removal of entire c.1930s outbuilding, that appears to have been used as a small animal barn such as chickens. 4. Southampton newspaper article: Demolish a 1767 home on Former Road. 5. Discussion with Rob Morra on application process for demolition delay and recent changes in the review process. 6. Historical Commission Rules and Regulations discussion. 7. CPA Project update: Library, JCA, Unfinished/unstarted projects. 8. West Cemetery updates. 9. Historical Inventory – What is it?

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  14. Water Supply Protection Committee

    October 26, 2017, 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Public Works > Conference Room

    RECEIVED: 10/17/17 at 12:56 pm. MEETING TIME: 8:00 am. LOCATION: Public Works, Conference Room. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Update on sewer and water line extensions and replacements; 2. Upcoming WMA Permit; 3. Tata & Howard study, a. Alternatives for System Resiliency, b. Water Rates; 4. Wells, water treatment plants, and storage tanks, a. Update on drought recovery; 5. DER Streamflow Data; 6. Watershed protection activities, a. Watershed forestry projects; 7. Suggestions for new member(s) of WSPC; 8. Select date for April meeting; 9. Other items not reasonably anticipated 48 hours before the meeting

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  15. Zoning Board of Appeals

    October 26, 2017, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Town Hall > Town Room

    RECEIVED: 10/17/17 at 3:57 pm. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING FROM OCTOBER 12, 2017: ZBA FY2017-00024, Aspen Heights Residential Community, Request Special Permit to modify Special Permit ZBA FY68-2 to allow a change of use and an increase in the number of apartment units to 131, including 12% affordable units, by constructing a 180,247 sqft, four story apartment complex, 273 parking spaces, one-half of parking spaces to be located in Amherst and one-half to be located in Hadley, including associated site improvements, under Sec. 10.33, 9.22 and 7.9 of the Zoning Bylaw, 408 Northampton Rd, Map/Parcel 13D/51, PRP Zone.

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  16. Zoning Board of Appeals

    October 26, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Town Room

    RECEIVED: 10/6/17 at 12:48 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: ZBA 2018-06 Carl and Carolyn Mailler. Request renewal and extension of Special Permit FY2016-00004, prior to expiration, for a flag lot under Sec. 10.33, Zoning Bylaw, 269 Leverett Rd, Map/Parcel 3A/100, RO Zone. ZBA 2018-09 Sarah Craig. Request Special Permit for Non-Owner Occupied Duplex with attached two car garage, total building footprint of approximately 2,220 Sq ft, under Section 3.3211, Zoning Bylaw, and requested waiver to reduce required parking to five spaces, under Section 7.90, Zoning Bylaw, for the Non-conforming lot, under Section 9.22, Zoning Bylaw, at 100 N. Prospect Map/Parcel 11C/204, R-G Zone.

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  17. Town Clerk - CANCELED

    October 27, 2017, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM @ Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 9/27/17 at 8:46 am. REVISED: 9/27/17 at 12:04 pm and 10/11/17 at 9:46 am. MEETING TIME: 8:30 am. LOCATION: Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: To count ballots for Town Meeting vacancies under Amherst Town Government Act 1.5421.

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  18. Transportation Advisory Committee Complete Streets/Traffic Calming Subcommittee

    October 30, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Public Works > Conference Room

    RECEIVED: 10/17/17 at 10:43 am. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm. LOCATION: Public Works, Conference Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Continue work on Complete Streets Policy proceeding element by element, starting with Element 5, Integrated, multi-modal network.

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Community (Public)

  1. Celebration of the North Prospect-Lincoln-Historic District

    October 19, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Amherst Historical Society & Museum

    Please join The Amherst Historical Society in celebrating your new Historic District! There will be a brief program on the creation of the new district and refreshments to celebrate everyones' efforts. RSVP's are appreciated at info@amhersthistory.org

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  2. Moving Toward Zero Waste

    October 19, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hitchcock Center for the Environment

    Join us to learn about this new initiative to raise awareness about zero waste and to educate the community about how to move toward this goal. This evening will be used to plan action steps to reduce waste on an individual and municipal level. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Amherst, the Recycling and Refuse Management Committee of Amherst, the Sustainability Department of Amherst and the Hitchcock Center for the Environment. "If you’re not for Zero Waste, how much waste are you for?"

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  3. Film & Discussion Series: 13th

    October 19, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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  4. Ilan Stavans Reads from Pablo Neruda

    October 19, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Jones Library Amherst Room

    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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  5. Political Polarization to Dynamic Dialogue: Lessons from the Lab

    October 19, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Large Activity Room

    Two nonprofits, Critical Connections and the Karuna Center for Peacebuilding, invite you to a discussion on polarization with Columbia professor Dr. Peter Coleman. Americans are more divided than at any time since the Civil War and conventional approaches to reconciliation seem inadequate. What can ordinary citizens do to bridge seemingly intractable political divides in our country? Professor Peter Coleman, who has devoted his career to analyzing protracted conflict, will join us to share the lessons that his interdisciplinary research can shed on our “political polar vortex” and also describe opportunities that can emerge from the current political crisis. Co-sponsors: Critical Connections and Karuna Center for Peacebuilding. This event is made possible through the generous funding of Mass Humanities, whose grants inspire considered thought, conversations, and action.

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  6. I Expect Great Pleasure, the Music of Jane Austen

    October 20, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Amherst Historical Society and History Museum

    A concert of music noted by Jane Austen in her literary and personal writings featuring Graham Christian playing the 1826 Chickering pianoforte and Libby Maxey soprano, with guests Steven Williams playing the violin and Heather Williams, mezzo-soprano. Refreshments will be served.

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  7. Habilidades de Lectura Temprana-Collaborative for Educational Services event-Early Childhood

    October 21, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Grace Episcopal Church-Amherst

    Hablar, cantar, jugar y leer con su niño/a estructura habilidades de lectura temprana. Únase a nosotros para aprender cómo hacer más de estas actividades con su hijo/a y para conocer cómo estas y otras interacciones cotidianas con su niño/a proveen preparación para la lectura.

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  8. Amherst Irish Association presents INAUGURAL MARGARET MAHER ANNUAL AWARD Essay Contest Presentation: "Considering Ireland - What Interests Me and Why."

    October 22, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Unitarian Universalist Church - downtown Amherst

    We are delighted to announce the inaugural Margaret Maher Annual Award named after the Irish immigrant from County Tipperary who served the Dickinson family in Amherst, Massachusetts for thirty years. This is a short essay competition open to registered undergraduates students from any of the Pioneer Valley colleges. Prize is a round-trip flight to Ireland during Spring Break 2018. Top three essay writer finalists in our essay competition will present their ideas and Ireland's Consul General of Boston, Finnoula Quinlan will select the winner and present the Award. Learn about the life of Margaret Maher, as related by AIA Co-Chair Íde O’Carroll here: http://amherstirish.org/files/Brief_history_Margaret_Maher_2017.pdf Established in 2014, Amherst Irish Association/Cumann Gaelach Amherst is a community-based initiative. Our is aim is to host events that explore aspects of Ireland's diaspora, culture and society. Learn More: https://www.facebook.com/events/229481167584

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  9. Immigrant "Know Your Rights" Presentation

    October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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  10. Trivia Bee Amherst Education Foundation

    October 26, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Amherst Middle School auditorium

    AEF's 24th annual fundraising event in support of Amherst public schools. Join a team (business sponsored) or join the audience.

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  11. Don't Retire ... Rewire!

    October 28, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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  12. Ukulele Strum Along

    October 29, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Jones Library - Amherst Room

    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Bangs Center Activities

  1. Alice Dowd Lounge

    October 19, 2017, All Day

    Lounge Open 8 AM-4 PM

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  2. Bubble Room

    October 19, 2017, All Day

    1:30-3:30 PM SHS Nursing Clinic

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  3. Ethel Moore Computer Gallery

    October 19, 2017, All Day

    1-2 PM Joy of Song

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  4. Garrabrants Conference Room

    October 19, 2017, All Day

    10-11 AM Meridian Associates/Service Net 1-4 PM Chess

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  5. Glass Room

    October 19, 2017, All Day

    10 AM-3:30 PM PVTA ADA Appointments 5-6:30 PM Abortion Rights Fund of WM

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  6. Large Activity Room

    October 19, 2017, All Day

    8:30-9:30 AM Function Well 11:45 AM Lunch 3-4 PM Moving In Rhythm 7-9 PM Critical Connections

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  7. Lower Meeting Room

    October 19, 2017, All Day

    11 AM-12 PM Bathroom Renovation Meeting 1-3:30 PM Memoir Writing

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  8. Pole Room

    October 19, 2017, All Day

    2:30-4 PM Healthy Bones & Balance 6-8 PM Rainbow Players

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  9. South Meeting Room #101

    October 19, 2017, All Day

    9-10 AM Employee Flu Clinic 1-4 PM Mozart Class 5:30-7:30 PM Human Rights Meeting

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