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Session Article Description Vote Weight
2003 Fall TMArticle 14To appropriate $1,200,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.
2004 Annual TMArticle 23Appropriate $1,200,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.
2004 Annual TMArticle 23Amendment to appropriate $250,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.
2004 Annual TMArticle 38Dismiss request that Select Board reverse decision to raise Town Manager's salary.
2004 Annual TMArticle 38Recommend that Select Board reverse decision to raise Town Manager's salary.
2004 Special TM - Jun 10Article 1Call upon the UMass Chancellor to repeal the foreign student fee.
2004 Fall TMArticle 16Amendment to transfer $582,000 to the stabilization fund.
2004 Fall TMArticle 16Transfer $261,000 to the stabilization fund.
2004 Fall TMArticle 19Appropriate $600,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.
2005 Annual TMArticle 19Amend zoning bylaw to encourage supplemental apartments.
2005 Annual TMArticle 30Amend proposed elementary school budget by adding $170,183.
2005 Annual TMArticle 36Appropriate $107,500 for Plum Brook athletic fields.
2005 Special TM - Jun 15Article 1Rescind October 2002 action to appropriate $500,000 for the Plum Brook fields.
2005 Special TM - Jun 15Article 2Appoint ad-hoc subcommittee to study possible uses for Hobart/Rolling Ridge land.
2005 Special TM - Jun 15Article 1Reconsider article to rescind action to appropriate money for Plum Brook fields.
2005 Fall TMArticle 7Transfer Wentworth Farm land to Conservation Commission.
2005 Fall TMArticle 10Appropriate $20K to transportation component of Master Plan.
2005 Fall TMArticle 23Motion to amend and refer back article on Flood Prone Conservancy changes.
2005 Fall TMArticle 25Motion to dismiss article proposing Agricultural District zoning change.
2006 Annual TMArticle 12Continue giving all town boards and committees Special Municipal Employee status.
2006 Annual TMArticle 21Refer proposed zoning change back to the Planning Board for further study.
2006 Annual TMArticle 21Rezone S.E./College St. intersection to Village Center - Business.
2006 Annual TMArticle 22Rezone a South East Street parcel to prevent condo development.
2006 Annual TMArticle 23Change PRP zoning designation to also allow businesses with client visits.
2006 Annual TMArticle 26Reduce the proposed spending on Public Safety by $28,000.
2006 Annual TMArticle 26Appropriate $8,029,047 for Public Safety spending in FY07.
2006 Annual TMArticle 26Appropriate $5,324,392 for General Government spending in FY07.
2006 Annual TMArticle 26Appropriate $1,831,363 for Community Services spending in FY07 - higher amount.
2006 Annual TMArticle 26Appropriate extra $10,000 to the Library budget.
2006 Annual TMArticle 26Appropriate extra $90,000 to the Transportation Enterprise Fund.
2006 Annual TMArticle 31Appropriate full amount requested for funding the Master Plan.
2006 Annual TMArticle 23Reconsider article to change PRP zoning to allow businesses w/ client visits.
2006 Annual TMArticle 23Refer the PRP zoning change article back to the Planning Board.
2006 Annual TMArticle 23Change PRP zoning designation to also allow businesses with client visits.
2006 Annual TMArticle 38Put CPA surcharge increase on ballot.
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 1Motion to dismiss the Darfur genocide article.
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 2Send message seeking withdrawal of troops and end to military action in Iraq.
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 3Motion to dismiss the article opposing military force in Iran.
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 4Send message seeking impeachment of Bush and Cheney.
2006 Fall TMArticle 13Remove obsolete Wetlands District designation from Zoning Bylaw.
2007 Annual TMArticle 34Give resident aliens the right to vote.
2007 Annual TMArticle 35Motion to dismiss the WFCR petition article.
2007 Annual TMArticle 35WFCR petition article.
2007 Annual TMArticle 39Fly commemorative flags downtown on 9/11.
2007 Annual TMArticle 17General Government budget - appropriate Finance Committee amount
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Budget - Public Safety - Increase by $100K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Budget - Plan, Cons, Inspect - SB increase by $12K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Budget - Comm. Service - BenEzra increase by $117K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Budget - Comm. Service - CDC increase by $89K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Budget - Comm. Service - SB increase by $41K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Budget - Elementary Schools - O'Connor increase by $125K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Budget - Regional Schools - SC increase by $119K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - SB increase by $71K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - Oldham increase by $59K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Motion to reconsider appropriation for Pools
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Reconsidered - Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - SB increase by $71K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Reconsidered - Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - Oldham increase by $59K
2007 Annual TMArticle 17Budget - Library - Oldham increase by $19K
2007 Annual TMArticle 33Night Sky - SB motion to refer to Town Manager
2007 Annual TMArticle 33Night Sky - Main Motion
2007 Fall TMArticle 12Zoning - Accessory Light Manufacturing - Motion to refer to PB
2007 Fall TMArticle 15Zoning - Hotels/Motels by SPR - Motion to refer to PB
2007 Fall TMArticle 15Zoning - Hotels/Motels by SPR - Main Motion
2007 Special TM - Nov 28Article 1Zoning - Professional Offices in PRP and R-VC
2007 Fall TMArticle 16Zoning - College St./South East St.
2008 Annual TMArticle 12Budget - Plan, Cons, Inspect - FC Amount
2008 Annual TMArticle 12Budget - Comm. Services - O'Connor increase by $29K
2008 Annual TMProceduralProcedural - Delay consideration of school budgets
2008 Annual TMArticle 12Budget - Library - BenEzra increase by $11K
2008 Annual TMArticle 26Zoning - 500-502 Sunderland Rd.
2008 Annual TMArticle 12Procedural - Call question on motion to postpone consideration of school budgets
2008 Annual TMArticle 12Procedural - Delay consideration of school budgets until 5/28/08
2008 Annual TMArticle 24Increase CPA surcharge to 3%
2008 Annual TMArticle 40Nuisance House bylaw
2008 Fall TMArticle 6Creation of Affordable Housing Trust - Motion to refer
2008 Fall TMArticle 10Rezone LI district to allow offices with visits by appointment - Motion to refer
2008 Fall TMArticle 10Rezone LI district to allow offices with visits by appointment - Main motion for Part A
2009 Annual TMArticle 7Extend Municipal Parking District
2009 Annual TMArticle 9Adopt Mullin Rule
2009 Annual TMArticle 18Appropriate $65K of CPA funds to preserve and display Civil War tablets
2009 Annual TMArticle 18Appropriate $30K of CPA funds to install literary signs
2009 Annual TMArticle 22Consider Human Services budget before Public Safety budget
2009 Annual TMArticle 22Budget - Comm. Services - Gray increase by $24K
2009 Annual TMArticle 22Budget - Elementary Schools - FC Amount
2009 Annual TMArticle 27Budget - Capital - Buildings and Facilities
2009 Annual TMArticle 22Budget - Libraries - Trustees increase by $34K
2009 Summer TMArticle 6Budget - Libraries - Trustees increase by $34K
2009 Fall TMArticle 9Medical office definitions and changes to permit requirements
2010 Annual TMArticle 25Zoning - University Drive parcel from OP to B-L
2010 Fall TMArticle 8Zoning - Development Modifications bylaw
2011 Annual TMArticle 14Budget - Community Services - Greeney amendment to increase by $70K
2011 Annual TMArticle 14Community Services appropriation reconsidered, Rueschmeyer amendment to increase by $65K
2011 Annual TMArticle 14Motion to reconsider appropriation for Community Services
2011 Fall TMArticle 5Appropriate $40K for townwide housing study
2011 Fall TMArticle 18Resolution to call for establishment of Committee on Homelessness
2011 Fall TMArticle 17Village center rezoning in North and South Amherst
2012 Annual TMArticle 12Increase Human Services budget by $66K
2012 Annual TMArticle 12Increase Human Services budget by $26K
2012 Annual TMArticle 24Village center rezoning at Atkins Corners
2012 Annual TMArticle 25Village center rezoning in North Amherst
2012 Annual TMArticle 17Appropriate original amount for capital budget for Buildings and Facilities
2012 Fall TMArticle 12Require Special Permit for rental of single-family homes to unrelated individuals
2012 Fall TMArticle 16Require all duplexes created from existing dwellings to be regulated as converted dwellings
2013 Annual TMArticle 26Appropriate $30K for Town-Gown planning study
2013 Annual TMArticle 29Substitute petition article paragraphs into rental regulations
2013 Annual TMArticle 36Rezone property on Main St from R-G to B-N
2013 Annual TMArticle 42Acquire Echo Village property - motion to refer
2013 Annual TMArticle 43Acquire Cushman property - motion to dismiss
2013 Annual TMArticle 31Change standards and conditions for mixed-use buildings - motion to refer
2013 Annual TMArticle 31Change standards and conditions for mixed-use buildings
2013 Annual TMArticle 32Change dimensional regulations for COM and B-L districts
2013 Annual TMArticle 32Change dimensional regulations for B-VC and B-G districts
2013 Annual TMArticle 35Create form-based dimensional regulations for non-conforming lots
2013 Fall TMArticle 11Acquire parcel on Belchertown Road with CPA funds
2013 Fall TMArticle 15Change dimensional regulations for R-F district
2014 Annual TMArticle 12Appropriate additional $125K for Community Services budget
2014 Annual TMArticle 27Change zoning regulations relating to accessory home business uses
2014 Annual TMArticle 28Change zoning regulations relating to supplemental dwelling units
2014 Annual TMArticle 32Acquire easements at Triangle St/East Pleasant St intersection
2014 Annual TMArticle 38Acquire property at 42 Dickinson St - motion to dismiss
2014 Annual TMArticle 6Adopt revisions to parking regulations in the Municipal Parking District - motion to dismiss
2014 Annual TMArticle 7Adopt revisions to affordable housing regulations in Zoning Bylaw - motion to dismiss
2014 Annual TMArticle 24Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - motion to refer
2014 Fall TMArticle 5Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - motion to refer
2014 Fall TMArticle 5Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - main motion
2015 Annual TMArticle 11Increase appropriation for Community Services budget by $105K (Human Services)
2015 Annual TMArticle 11Appropriate original amount for General Government budget (Economic Development Director)
2015 Annual TMArticle 22Adopt Inclusionary Zoning regulations
2015 Annual TMArticle 21Authorize Select Board to negotiate affordable housing property tax incentives
2015 Annual TMArticle 24Remove residential uses from Municipal Parking District - motion to refer
2015 Annual TMArticle 24Remove residential uses from Municipal Parking District - main motion
2015 Annual TMArticle 25Change regulations for mixed-use buildings - motion to dismiss
2015 Annual TMArticle 25Change regulations for mixed-use buildings - motion to refer
2015 Annual TMArticle 30Resolution opposed to proposed natural gas pipeline
2016 Annual TMArticle 10Increase appropriation for Elementary Schools by $30K (library para-professionals)
2016 Annual TMArticle 45Resolution to call for Amherst College to divest from fossil fuel investments
2016 Annual TMArticle 14Appropriate original amount for capital budget for Buildings and Facilities
2016 Annual TMArticle 23Acquire easements at Triangle St/East Pleasant St intersection - call question (end debate)
2016 Annual TMArticle 23Acquire easements at Triangle St/East Pleasant St intersection - motion to dismiss
2016 Annual TMArticle 23Acquire easements at Triangle St/East Pleasant St intersection
2016 Annual TMArticle 31Rezone Amity St parcel for library expansion - call question (end debate)
2016 Annual TMArticle 31Rezone Amity St parcel for library expansion - main motion
2016 Annual TMArticle 28Rezone University Dr parcel from OP to B-L - call question (end debate)
2016 Annual TMArticle 28Rezone University Dr parcel from OP to B-L - main motion
2016 Annual TMArticle 19Appropriate $200K of CPA funds for fire suppression system at First Congregational Church
2016 Annual TMArticle 19Appropriate $190K of CPA funds for fire suppression system at Emily Dickinson Museum - call question (end debate)
2016 Annual TMArticle 19Appropriate $190K of CPA funds for fire suppression system at Emily Dickinson Museum - main motion
2016 Annual TMArticle 41Preserve Kinsey Garden at Jones Library - call question (end debate)
2016 Annual TMArticle 41Preserve Kinsey Garden at Jones Library - motion to refer
2016 Annual TMArticle 41Preserve Kinsey Garden at Jones Library - motion to amend
2016 Annual TMArticle 41Preserve Kinsey Garden at Jones Library - main motion
2016 Annual TMArticle 35Appropriate $30K for Charter Commission
2016 Annual TMArticle 29Change regulations for cluster subdivisions
2016 Annual TMArticle 26Percent for Art bylaw - motion to refer
2016 Annual TMArticle 33Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - motion to refer
2016 Annual TMArticle 33Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw
2016 Annual TMArticle 36Single-use plastic bag prohibition
2016 Annual TMArticle 38Feasibility study for Wildwood and Fort River school repairs
2016 Annual TMArticle 40Appropriate payments from UMass to schools
2016 Annual TMArticle 44Resolution in favor of House Bill 2584 on PILOTs
2016 Fall TMArticle 2School bond authorization - call question #1 (end debate)
2016 Fall TMArticle 2School bond authorization - call question #2 (end debate)
2016 Fall TMArticle 2School bond authorization - main motion
2016 Fall TMArticle 14Change regulations for business uses of homes - call question (end debate)
2016 Fall TMArticle 14Change regulations for business uses of homes - main motion
2016 Fall TMArticle 15Change regulations for Site Plan Review applicability
2016 Fall TMArticle 18Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - call question (end debate)
2016 Fall TMArticle 18Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - main motion
2016 Fall TMArticle 19Rezone parcels on South Prospect St from B-L to B-G - motion to refer
2016 Fall TMArticle 20Rezone parcels on North Pleasant St from B-L to B-G - motion to refer
2016 Fall TMArticle 22Request town cease work on roundabout at Triangle St - call question #1 (end debate)
2016 Fall TMArticle 22Request town cease work on roundabout at Triangle St - call question #2 (end debate)
2016 Fall TMArticle 22Request town cease work on roundabout at Triangle St - main motion
2017 January Special TMArticle 1School bond authorization - call question #1 (end debate)
2017 January Special TMArticle 1School bond authorization - call question #2 (end debate)
2017 January Special TMArticle 1School bond authorization - main motion