December 10, 2021
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RECEIVED: 10/14/21 at 3:09 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: To access the full meeting agenda, please click on the link provided. ROLL CALL: ANNOUNCEMENTS: GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: NEW BUSINESS: 1. Recently completed ADA Improvements in downtown Amherst – recap! 2. Capital Project Requests for ADA Improvements OLD BUSINESS: 1. Status of repairs to accessible pedestrian signals 2. Status of grants we got or want to apply for (Bangs doors, amplification for meeting rooms…) 3. Status on Pomeroy Village Intersection Project 4. Status of North Common plan (handicapped parking and other considerations) OTHER BUSINESS NOT ANTICIPATED WITHIN 48 HOURS: APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES: 1. Meeting Minutes from September 21, 2021. Adjourn.
CANCELLED: 10/19/21 at 10:32 am. RECEIVED: 10/14/21 at 1:12 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Announcements. Public Comment. Consent Agenda. Redistricting – First Discussion. Tax Classification: Tax Rate and Exemptions. Authorization of a Three-Year Lease Agreement for LifePak 15 (EMS Equipment). Zoning Bylaw Amendment: Article 5, Accessory Uses, Section 5.011, Supplemental Dwelling Units. Zoning Bylaw Amendment: Article 3, Use Regulations, Section 3.323, Apartments. Referral of Extension of Zoning Article 14 – Temporary Zoning. Long-Term Public Ways Request: Back-In Parking Spaces at 11-19 & 23-25 North Pleasant Street. Parking Regulations on Lincoln Avenue north of Amity Street. Referral of Residential Parking Regulation Changes to Lincoln Avenue south of Amity Street and Sunset Avenue to the Town Services and Outreach Committee. (CONTINUED)
CANCELLED - 10/19/21 at 10:33 am. (CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS) RECEIVED: 10/14/21 at 1:15 pm. LIST OF TOPICS: Performance Shell on the Common: Referral regarding maintenance fund to Finance Committee & review of Public Ways policy to Town Services and Outreach Committee. Authorization of Council President to Sign Letter of Support for Amherst Community Television (ACTV) to Eversource. Town Manager Appointments: African Heritage Reparations Assembly, Community Preservation Act Committee. Committee and Liaison Reports. Approval of Minutes: 9/27/21 Primer on the Master Plan, 9/27/21 Public Forum on the Master Plan, 9/27/21 Regular Meeting, 10/4/21 Regular Meeting. Town Manager Report: Community Safety and Social Justice Committee Stipends, Compensation for Town Multiple Member Bodies. Town Council Comments. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by the President 48 Hours in Advance of the Meeting
Join the Amherst Survival Center for our 2nd annual month-long Hike for Hunger! Hike for Hunger is an opportunity for you to be outside and active while ensuring our neighbors have access to nutritious food. You can register as an individual or as part of a team and set your personal hiking goal. Once you register, you’ll be able to create your own fundraising page to start collecting donations from family and friends. Come October, head out on the trails wherever and whenever you’d like – with your family, your friends, or your furry friends – and share your adventures.
Proceeds from Hike for Hunger go directly to our food and nutrition programs, reaching more than 7,000 people annually.
Registration is $25 and includes a 2021 Hike for Hunger t-shirt. There is no fundraising minimum, but those who fundraise will be eligible to earn great prizes.