MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Budget Topics: Operating Budget Votes. MISC. and RESOLUTION PETITIONS (If Available). MUNICIPAL FY18 Budget Update. News affecting the Budget (Other Sources). Committee and Liaison Reports. Minutes of Previous Meeting. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of Meeting. Next Meeting and Budget Topics: Thursday, March 8, 2018. Joint Capital Planning Committee. Community Preservation Act Committee.
The bylaws of the Town of Amherst require the Finance Committee "to investigate all proposals in the articles of the warrant for any town meeting that shall in any way affect the finances of the town and to recommend to the town... a course of action thereon, and in general to make recommendations to the town in regard to any financial business of the town."