1. Budget Topics: GENERAL GOVERNMENT (Vote); Information Technology; Town Clerk/Elections; Finance Department; Facilities Maintenance; Human Resources / Human Rights; Employee Benefits; Retirement; General Services; Debt Service; Other Expenditures and Assessments (OPEB). 2. News affecting the Budget. 3. Review draft School Proposal Statement. 4. Assignment of Functional Areas and other Items for Finance Committee Report. 5. Additional Future Agenda Items for Study and Discussion. 6. Committee and Liaison Reports. 7. Minutes of Previous Meetings. 8. Next Meeting and Budget Topics. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the 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."