Subcommittee on Policies and Procedures (TMCC-SPP)

​TMAC - Town Meeting Advisory Committee

On September 13, 2017 TMCC-SPP held an open meeting to introduce this proposal and solicit suggestions related to this proposal and other improvements to Town Meeting.  Agenda

See latest proposal from the Subcommittee on Policies and Procedures - Establishing a Town Meeting Advisory Committee. Thanks to the helpful feedback from attendees, SPP will revise the proposal a bit as it gets the proposal ready for Fall 2017 Special Town Meeting.

The survey is linked below for folks who were not able to turn in their surveys at the meeting. Click here for the survey. You can return the survey to TMCC by email - .

Member Year Appointed Term Expires
Maurianne Adams 2016 2018
Kitty Axelson-Berry 2017 2018
John Hornik 2016 2018
Jacqueline Maidana 2016 2018
Hind Mari 2016 2018
Janet McGowan
2016 2018
Laura Quilter 2017 2018
Chris Riddle, Co-Chair 2016 2018
Adrienne Terrizzi 2016 2018

The 9 TMCC-SPP  members are appointed by the Chair of the Town Meeting Coordinating Committee  to serve 2-year terms. We are looking for new members to fill vacancies an they happen and as members rotate off the committee. Let us know if you are interested by sending an email expressing your interest to .


Town Meeting Coordinating Committee
4 Boltwood Ave
Amherst, MA

Minutes & Agendas

Subcommittee Agendas and Minutes are included with the TMCC Agendas and Minutes.
Most Recent Agenda
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Most Recent Packet
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Most Recent Minutes
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Upcoming Meetings

September 20th at 4:00 pm place TBA

Documents, Resources, and Links

     All files in PDF format unless indicated otherwise.
Amherst Town Government Act (Our current Town Charter) 
Final Report Town Meeting Study Committee October 1997
Town Meeting Handbook 2012 by the Amherst League of Women Voters (external link) 
Your Amherst Government 2009 by the Amherst League of Women Voters (external link)