MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: 1. Budget Topics: Conservation & Development - David Ziomek, Conservation; Planning - Christine Brestrup; Inspections - Rob Morra. Additional budget and other information requests. Northampton Fee for Animal Shelter. News affecting the Budget. 2. Review of Zoning Guidelines Draft. 3. School Project—Select Board's Ballot/Referendum Language. 4. Process and Implementation (Steps) for Debt Exclusion Override. 5. Other Items and Suggestions for Finance Committee Report to Town Meeting. 6. Committee and Liaison Reports: Budget Coordinating Group; Capital Planning Group; DPW/Fire Study Committee; Library; Schools; Other (Cost Drivers). 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."