Amherst Town Council December 10, 2018

Amherst Town Council December 10, 2018


Town of Amherst Town Council Meeting Monday, December 10, 2018 7:00 p.m. Town Room, Town Hall 4 Boltwood Avenue


1. Call to order

2. Announcements

3. Resolutions and Proclamations - None

4. Public Comment Residents are welcome to express their views for up to 3 minutes. The Council will not engage in a dialogue or comment on a matter raised during Public Comment.

5. Hearings – None Scheduled

6. Presentations and Discussion

a. Proposed Standing Committees of the Council [Charter Sec. 2.6(e)] (Information included in packet)

i. Finance Committee [Charter Sec. 5.5(b)]

ii. Committee on Planning and Economic Development

iii. Committee on Town Services and Appointments

iv. Committee on Communications and Outreach

v. Committee on Governance, Organization and Legislation

vi. Other

b. Committee Application Process/Timing (Information included in packet)

c. Memo from Select Board on Multiple-Member Bodies [Charter Sec. 10.7(b)] (Information included in 12-3-18 and 12-10-18 packet)

7. Action Items (Including discussion after motion) a. Ad Hoc Rules of Procedures Committee [Charter Sec. 2.6(d)]

i. Approval of Charge (Information included in packet) b. Board of License Commissioners [Charter Sec. 6.3]

i. Reaffirmation of Charge as approved by Select Board (Information included in packet) c. Bylaw Review Committee [Charter Sec. 10.7(v)]

i. Approval of Charge (Information included in packet)

d. Ranked Choice Voting Commission [Charter Sec. 10.10]

i. Approval of Charge (Information included in packet)

e. Participatory Budgeting Commission [Charter Sec. 10.11]

i. Approval of Charge (Information included in packet)

f. 2019 Meeting Schedule (Information included in packet)

g. Next Meeting Date and Time - December 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

8. Town Manager Report - None

9. Appointments - None 1

0. Approval of Minutes – None

11. Committee Reports – None

12. Future Agenda Items

13. Council Comments

14. Topics Not Reasonably Anticipated by the President 48 Hours in Advance

15. Executive Session – None Scheduled

16. Adjourn

Production Date: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

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Alisa V. Brewer

Mandi Jo Hanneke

Andrew J. Steinberg

District 1 Councilors

Cathy A. Schoen

Sarah E. Swartz

District 2 Councilors

Lynn Griesemer

Patricia C. De Angelis

District 3 Councilors

Dorothy S. Pam

George E. Ryan

District 4 Councilors

Evan R. Ross

Stephen D. Schreiber

District 5 Councilors

Shalini Bahl-Milne

Darcy A. DuMont

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