A meeting of the Amherst Finance Committee followed by a joint meeting between the Finance Committee, the Joint Capital Planning Committee and the Town Council on September 5, 2019.
Critical Connections is a non-profit organization based in western Massachusetts that seeks to improve understanding of social, political and religious trends related to Muslim communities here in the U.S. and abroad.
We carry out our mission by:
- Convening timely panel discussions, film screenings, workshops, and dialogues
- Producing community television shows and video blogs
- Publishing backgrounders and commentaries on our website as well as disseminating informed opinions through social media
- Reaching out to public sector officials, institutions and people of all beliefs to develop ways to build inclusive and more resilient communities
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."