The school project will require a Proposition 2 1/2 debt exclusion question on the November 8, 2016 State Election ballot for Amherst Voters. A forum on Wednesday, September 28, 7-9 p.m. in the Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium, will give the community an opportunity to hear different views. The forum is being organized by the Amherst League of Women Voters
Representatives from Save Amherst Small Schools (SASS), Bold Amherst Schools (BOLD), the ARPS Building Committee and the Amherst Finance Committee will speak. The ARPS Building Committee will be represented by Mike Morris (chair) and Ludmilla Pavlova-Gillham. Marylou Theilman (chair) and Steve Braun will speak for the Amherst Finance Committee. Liz Larson and Susan Bellak are scheduled to appear for BOLD, and Maria Kopicki and Laura Quilter for SASS. Each group will have ten minutes to present plus five minutes to respond to other groups' presentations.
The remainder of the evening will be devoted to questions from the audience.