Statement for the Amherst Town Council's Special Meeting on August 10 regarding plans for consolidation of polling places for the upcoming primary and general elections.
The proposed purchase is aligned with League positions on the Climate Emergency and the Connecticut River watershed.
The League of Women Voters of Amherst is supporting five articles on the Spring 2018 Town Meeting agenda.
Before every Town Meeting, the League reviews the articles in the Warrant and determines which it can support based. This year's articles include several in areas with which the League has been concerned at all levels as well as others related to our local positions.
The League of Women Voters of Amherst is urging the Department of Public Works to include the West Bay Road Pedestrian Improvements in the FY 2018 budget so that work can begin in 2017.
The League of Women Voters is supporting all or parts of three of the articles (19, 36 and 37) on the Spring 2016 Warrant under consideration by the Amherst Town Meeting.
LWVA supports three of the warrant articles for the spring Amherst Town Meeting.