MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Discuss and (possible) vote recommendations on Articles for Nov. 14 Special TM Zoning Articles Appropriation Articles. 2. Assignments for writing Articles. 3. Discussion of Preliminary Fiscal Year 2018 Guidelines. 4. News affecting the FY17 budget. 5. Member reports – liaison and representative reports. 6. Minutes of previous meeting. 7. Next meeting and agenda. October 27 - Continued discussion and votes on Articles for TM. 8. Topics not reasonably anticipated by 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."