MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Town Manager Review of Proposed Budget. Budget Topics: Select Board/Town Manager; Town Meeting/Finance Committee Legal. 2. Discussion of Finance Committee Zoning Guidelines. 3. Draft School Project Recommendation. 4. News affecting the Budget. 5. Assignment of Functional Areas and Other Items for Spring 2017 Finance Committee Report. 6. Additional Future Agenda Items for Study and Discussion. 7. Committee and Liaison Reports. 8. Minutes of Previous Meetings. 9. Next Meeting and Budget Topics January 26, 2017. 10. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of meeting.
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."