MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Budget, Articles and Other Topics: Community Preservation Act Articles and 12B--Cole Property, Percent for Art Bylaw Article 28---Public Art Committee, Sanctuary Community Bylaw Article 29---Murray et al, Remaining Articles and Recommendations---Votes, Vote Total Budgets for Regional Schools and Library, Finalizing Items and Assignments for Town Meeting, Cost Drivers—Initial Thoughts and Needed Data. 2. News affecting the Budget. 3. Committee & Liaison Reports: Budget Coordinating Group, Joint Capital Planning Committee, DPW/Fire Study Committee---Site Information, Library, Schools, Other (Cost Drivers). 4. Minutes of Previous Meetings. 5. 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."