Home Rule Charter

The League of Women Voters will form a new group to study the new Charter form of government and to consider its role. Possible topics of study will include how the new government will work and how citizens can become involved. One outcome might be a revival of the LWVA observer corps.

Mailing sent to all members, August 2017.

The Charter Commission is working towards a referendum date of March 27, 2018, the date of the 2018 Amherst Town Elections.

A question concerning the establishment of an Amherst Charter Commission will appear on the ballot for the March 29, 2016, Amherst municipal elections. On the same ballot, residents will vote for up to nine candidates to serve on the Commission. Here are some resources to help you prepare.

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