Initial Public Hearing by Charter Commission on May 12

The Amherst Charter Commission will hold its first public hearing on Thursday May 12, 2016 in the Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium beginning at 7 p.m.

To begin our community conversation about Amherst and its values for Town government, participants are invited to share their thoughts on questions such as the following:

  • What aspects of Amherst's current approach to government do you like?
  • What aspects do you think could be improved?
  • What do you see as key challenges facing Amherst?
  • How can we improve our Town government’s ability to meet those challenges?

Residents will be able to provide input verbally (2 minute limit each) and/or in writing at the event. In addition, residents may provide input on line or send comments to the Charter Commission via email at


The work of the Charter Commission can be followed online at its web site.

Additional opportunities for input from residents, staff, and other stakeholders will be forthcoming.

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