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Boards/Committees

  1. Districting Advisory Board

    August 4, 2021, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/82414483355; join by phone by calling (312) 626-6799, or (646) 876-9923; enter webinar ID 824 1448 3355

    RECEIVED: 7/29/21 at 11:50 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment. Election of Officers. Discussion of any regulations or rules of procedure that the Board may want to establish. Discussion of DAB duties and timeline. Discussion of packet materials. Items Not Anticipated 48 Hours in Advance.

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  2. Planning Board

    August 4, 2021, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Click to join the Zoom meeting: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84621883494 Or Telephone: 1 301 715 8592 or 1 312 626 6799 or 1 646 876 9923 or 1 408 638 0968 or 1 669 900 6833 or 1 253 215 8782 or 1 346 248 7799 Webinar ID: 846 2188 3494 International numbers available: https://amherstma.zoom.us/u/kcDkSew7Z9

    RECEIVED: 7/30/21 at 10:59 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes; Public Comment; Public Hearing Site Plan Review 6:35 PM: SPR 2022-01 – Town of Amherst – Sweet Alice Trail – Bay Road - See the Agenda Link for a full description., 7:00 PM SPR 2021-11 – Greenfield Savings Bank – 6-22 University Drive (continued from July 7, 2021) See the Agenda Link for a full description.; Public Hearing – Zoning Amendment 7:30 PM: Zoning Bylaw – Official Zoning Map – Map 14A, Parcel 33 Rezoning, North Prospect Street (continued from July 7, 2021) - See the Agenda Link for a full description.; Old Business; New Business Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hrs prior to the meeting; ANR Apps; ZBA Apps; SPP/SPR/SUB Apps; PB COM & Lia Rep; Chair Rep; Staff Rep; Adjourn - For a full description see the Agenda Link.

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  3. Planning Board

    August 4, 2021, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84621883494 Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: 1 301 715 8592 or 1 312 626 6799 or 1 646 876 9923 or 1 408 638 0968 or 1 669 9006

    REVISED 7/16/2021 at 2:20 pm. RECEIVED 7/16/2021 at 2:15 p.m. LIST OF TOPICS: Site Plan Review Public Hearing 6:35 PM Application # SPR 2022-01 – Town of Amherst – Sweet Alice Trail – Bay Road - Request Site Plan Review approval, under Sections 3.335, 7.9 and Section 8.5 of the Zoning Bylaw, to construct a new 20 space parking area, including one (1) accessible space and adjacent loading zone, and to install appropriate signage, for access to the Sweet Alice Trail recreation area (Map 25B, Parcel 55, R-O zoning district). Plans and documents are available via email from Christine Brestrup, Planning Director brestrupc@amherstma.gov or 413-259-3145.

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  4. Transportation Advisory Committee

    August 5, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Zoom: Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/83589937969

    RECEIVED: 7/30/21 at 1:44 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to Order; 2. Announcements; 3. Public Comment; 4. Approval of Minutes – 7/22/2021; 5. Proposed North Pleasant Changes from Hallock Street to Triangle Street, a) Review of the project and the TSO’s request for TAC input, b) Preparation of TAC’s feedback to TSO; 6. TAC Meeting Schedule for August & September, and upcoming agenda topics; 7. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting; 8. Committee Comments; 9. Adjourn.

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  5. Community Safety Working Group

    August 5, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/89998939044 Or join us by phone: 408-638-0968 or 669-900-6833 Webinar ID: 899 9893 9044

    RECEIVED: 07/27/2021 at 5:42 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call To Order: Welcome, Announcements, and Agenda Review. 2. Reports and Comments: Public Comment and CSWG Member Report. 3. Action and Discussion Items: a. Discussion on Questions submitted by Russ Vernon-Jones b. Resident Oversight Board: 1. Membership. 2. Stipend. 3. Consultant. c. Standing Committee. d. Sub-Group Check in. e. CRESS Implementation Follow-up. 4. Upcoming Events. 5. Next Meeting Date: TBD. 6. Other Topics: Other topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours in advance of the meeting. 7. Adjourn.

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  6. Town Services and Outreach Committee of the Town Council

    August 5, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84122692091; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 841 2269 2091

    RECEIVED: 8/2/21 at 11:38 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment. Action Items: Town Manager Appointments filed with the Town Clerk prior to the meeting. Town Manager Report - Updates and Councilor Questions. Presentation and Discussion Items: North Pleasant to McClellan roadway improvements: Decision points/Transportation Advisory Committee feedback update, Public hearing plans; North Pleasant pedestrian improvements. Minutes: Adoption of July 15, 2021 minutes. Announcements. Next Meeting Agenda Preview. Public Comment. Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance.

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  7. Community Resources Committee of the Town Council

    August 10, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/82256894123; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 822 5689 4123

    RECEIVED: 8/2/21 at 3:37 pm. TOPICS: Public Hearings: 2:00 PM Zoning Bylaw Map 14A, Parcel 33 Rezoning, North Prospect St (Continued from 7/13/21) To see if the Town will amend the Zoning Map to extend the General Business District to include a parcel of land owned by Town of Amherst, in the area of N Pleasant St, N Prospect St, Cowles Ln and Amity St currently in the General Residence District. Action Items: Post-Public Hearing Deliberations, Community Impact Review and Recommendations: Zoning Bylaw Map 14A, Parcel 33 Rezoning, N Prospect St, Zoning Bylaw Art 5, Accessory Uses, Sec 5.011, Supplemental Dwelling Units, Zoning Bylaw Art 3, Use Regulations, Sec 3.325, Mixed-use Buildings and Art 12, Definitions, Zoning Bylaw Art 3, Use Regulations, Sec 3.323, Apartments and Art 12, Definitions, Zoning Bylaw Art 7, Parking & Access Regulation. Public Comment. Adoption of Minutes: 5/19/21, 7/21/21, 7/27/21. Announcements. Next Agenda Preview. Items Not Anticipated 48 Hours in Advance

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  8. Public Shade Tree Committee

    August 10, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Zoom: Please copy and paste the link below to join the webinar: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/83083220671

    RECEIVED: 08/02/2021 at 2:48 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Agenda; 1. Call to Order; 2. Announcements and Public Comments; 3. Hearings - If any; 4. Approval of July Minutes, Volunteer Hours; 5. Committee Reports, a. Chair - New Chairperson, b. Tree Warden, c. Treasurer; 6. Presentations and Discussion, a. Follow up with Jo Comerford, b. Clark House Planting List - Adrian, c. 2nd Saturday Plantings - Work Party and Next Plantings, d. Tabling Display and Handouts, e. Website Update, Education and Promotion, Gazette, radio, TV, f. Significant Tree Ordinance - ZBA, g. Money - Fundraising, Town Line Item, h. Tree Inventory - How to Use Article, Arlington’s Tree Map Online, i. Town Tree Tour; 7. Old items, a. Historical Society Letter of Support; 8. Committee Comments; 9. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by the Chair; 10. Adjourn

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  9. Governance, Organization, and Legislation Committee of the Town Council

    August 11, 2021, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/87451377065; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 874 5137 7065

    RECEIVED: 8/2/21 at 1:03 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Continued discussion of Outreach, Communications, and Appointments Committee Process to Recommend Appointments to Multiple-Member Bodies Appointed by the Town Council. Review and adopt work plan for Council Referral of Bylaws for Future Consideration. Adoption of July 28, 2021 Minutes. Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance. Discussion of future agenda items. Public Comment.

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  10. Franklin Hampshire Workforce Board

    August 12, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81599798181 OR Dial +1 (646) 558-8656 Meeting ID: 815 9979 8181 Participant ID: simply dial the # sign

    RECEIVED: 07/28/2021 at 9:13 am. LIST OF TOPICS: I. Call to Order • Introductions • FHWB Minutes of June 3rd (8:00 - 8:05) (vote to approve) Tony Scibelli, Chair II. WIOA 4-Year Plan (8:05 – 8:15) (vote to approve) Rebecca Bialecki, FHWB Executive Director Teri Anderson, FHCC Executive Director III. Local Annual Operating Plan FY22 – if ready (8:15 – 8:30) (possible vote) Rebecca & Teri IV. Director Updates (8:30 – 8:40) Rebecca & Teri V. 4th Quarter Dashboard FY21 & Discussion • What to include in the dashboard going forward? (8:40 – 8:50) Rebecca & Board Members VI. Other Business (8:50 – 9:00) Board Members VII. Adjourn (9:00) Tony Scibelli

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  11. Community Resources Committee of the Town Council - Special Meeting

    August 17, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/89554182276; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 895 5418 2276

    RECEIVED: 8/2/21 at 3:54 pm. TOPICS: Action Items: Post-Public Hearing Deliberations, Community Impact Review, and Recommendations: Zoning Bylaw – Official Zoning Map – Map 14A, Parcel 33 Rezoning, North Prospect Street, Zoning Bylaw – Article 5, Accessory Uses, Section 5.011, Supplemental Dwelling Units, Zoning Bylaw – Article 3, Use Regulations, Section 3.325, Mixed-use Buildings and Article 12, Definitions, Zoning Bylaw – Article 3, Use Regulations, Section 3.323, Apartments and Article 12, Definitions, Zoning Bylaw – Article 7, Parking and Access Regulation. General Public Comment. Adoption of Minutes: 5/19/21, 7/21/21, 7/27/21, 8/10/21. Announcements. Next Agenda Preview. Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance

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  12. Planning Board

    August 18, 2021, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/89596638397 Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: 1 646 876 9923 or 1 301 715 8592 or 1 312 626 6799 or 1 669 900 6833 or 1 253 215 8782 or 1 346 248 7799 or 1 408 638 0968 Webinar ID: 895 9663 8397

    RECEIVED: 7/30/21 at 11:00 am. LIST OF TOPICS: Request Site Plan Review approval, to amend previous Site Plan Review approval SPR 2020-05, Conditions 1 & 2, for a mixed-use building, under Section 3.325 of the Zoning Bylaw, to remove existing office building, to provide a 12 foot x 16 foot temporary shed for trash/recycling/bikes, provide cluster mailboxes on pedestals, add a connection to the parking lot at 446 Main Street for through access, provide bike rack with no cover, change in management plan to Vertex Real Estate (Map 14B, Parcel 68, B-N zoning district) Plans and documents are available via email from Christine Brestrup, Planning Director brestrupc@amherstma.gov or 413-259-3145

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  13. Elementary School Building Committee

    August 23, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ via Zoom web conference: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/82609876850 for dial-in instructions please refer to the posted agenda (bottom of page)

    RECEIVED 7/16/2021 at 1:59 p.m. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Call to order, 2. Review and discuss responses for designer proposals for the school, 3. Anser help to prepare comparison grid to include key information and comments boxes, with any notable strengths or weaknesses, 4. Review Massachusetts School building Authority (MSBA) timeline, 5. Items not anticipated by Chair 48 hours in advance, 6. Public comments

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  14. Community Resources Committee of the Town Council

    August 24, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Virtual meeting location: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84427531400; join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592; enter webinar ID 844 2753 1400

    RECEIVED: 8/2/21 at 4:11 pm. TOPICS: Action Items: Post-Public Hearing Deliberations, Community Impact Review, and Recommendations: Zoning Bylaw – Official Zoning Map – Map 14A, Parcel 33 Rezoning, North Prospect Street, Zoning Bylaw – Article 5, Accessory Uses, Section 5.011, Supplemental Dwelling Units, Zoning Bylaw – Article 3, Use Regulations, Section 3.325, Mixed-use Buildings and Article 12, Definitions, Zoning Bylaw – Article 3, Use Regulations, Section 3.323, Apartments and Article 12, Definitions, Zoning Bylaw – Article 7, Parking and Access Regulation. General Public Comment. Adoption of Minutes: 5/19/21, 7/21/21, 7/27/21, 8/10/21, 8/17/21. Announcements. Next Agenda Preview. Items Not Anticipated by the Chair 48 Hours in Advance

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Community (Public)

  1. Outdoor Cinema Series - Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce

    August 25, 2021, 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ The Mill District, North Amherst

    The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the outdoor cinema series on the last Wednesday of each month from June to August 2021. Features include Get on up on 6/30 , A hard day's night on 7/28, and Mama Mia on 8/25. Pre-registration for all events is required. This event is produced by Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce in association with Amherst Cinema, The Mill District, North Square at the Mill District, and UMassFive College Credit Union. Location Details: Outdoor Cinema at North Square at The Mill District Village Green. Bathrooms available at Hannah's Local Art Gallery and The Mill District General Store. Parking at Provisions, Hannah's Local Art Gallery, and The Mill District General Store. Outdoor folding chairs available for rent. Accessible seating available. Visit the Amherst Cinema Table to learn about films, events and Membership. Check-in at the Amherst Area Chamber Tent for instructions upon arrival. We look forward to seeing you there!

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