MEETING TIME: 7:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room and First Floor Meeting Rooms. LIST OF TOPICS: Town Room 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM: 1. Meet with the Select Board, School Committee, and Library Trustees for presentation of the Town’s financial trend monitoring report and preliminary financial projections for FY18. First Floor Meeting Room 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM: 2. News affecting budget 3. Discussion of financial projections for FY18 and preliminary budget guidelines for FY18 budget 4. Discussion of November Special Town Meeting warrant articles 5. Updates on Summaries and Op-ed articles 6. Member reports – liaisons and committees 7. Minutes of previous meetings 8. 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."