Member Details

Alan Root

Precinct: 5
Address: 33 Kellogg Ave, #1
Current Member: Yes
Total Possible Meetings: 87
Actual Meetings Attended: 86
Attendance Percentage: 98.9%

Tally Vote Results

TM Session Article Date Description Vote
2003 Fall TMArticle 142003-11-05To appropriate $1,200,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.NO
2004 Annual TMArticle 232004-05-17Appropriate $1,200,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.NO
2004 Annual TMArticle 232004-05-17Amendment to appropriate $250,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.YES
2004 Annual TMArticle 382004-05-24Dismiss request that Select Board reverse decision to raise Town Manager's salary.NO
2004 Annual TMArticle 382004-05-24Recommend that Select Board reverse decision to raise Town Manager's salary.YES
2004 Special TM - Jun 10Article 12004-06-10Call upon the UMass Chancellor to repeal the foreign student fee.YES
2004 Fall TMArticle 162004-11-10Amendment to transfer $582,000 to the stabilization fund.NO
2004 Fall TMArticle 162004-11-10Transfer $261,000 to the stabilization fund.NO
2004 Fall TMArticle 192004-11-15Appropriate $600,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 122006-05-01Continue giving all town boards and committees Special Municipal Employee status.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 212006-05-10Refer proposed zoning change back to the Planning Board for further study.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 212006-05-10Rezone S.E./College St. intersection to Village Center - Business.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 222006-05-15Rezone a South East Street parcel to prevent condo development.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 232006-05-10Change PRP zoning designation to also allow businesses with client visits.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-22Reduce the proposed spending on Public Safety by $28,000.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-24Appropriate $8,029,047 for Public Safety spending in FY07.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-24Appropriate $5,324,392 for General Government spending in FY07.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-30Appropriate $1,831,363 for Community Services spending in FY07 - higher amount.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-06-05Appropriate extra $10,000 to the Library budget.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-06-07Appropriate extra $90,000 to the Transportation Enterprise Fund.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 312006-06-12Appropriate full amount requested for funding the Master Plan.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 232006-06-14Reconsider article to change PRP zoning to allow businesses w/ client visits.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 232006-06-14Refer the PRP zoning change article back to the Planning Board.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 232006-06-14Change PRP zoning designation to also allow businesses with client visits.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 382006-06-19Put CPA surcharge increase on ballot.YES
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 12006-11-01Motion to dismiss the Darfur genocide article.NO
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 22006-11-01Send message seeking withdrawal of troops and end to military action in Iraq.YES
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 32006-11-01Motion to dismiss the article opposing military force in Iran.NO
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 42006-11-01Send message seeking impeachment of Bush and Cheney.YES
2006 Fall TMArticle 132006-11-08Remove obsolete Wetlands District designation from Zoning Bylaw.YES
2007 Annual TMArticle 342007-05-16Give resident aliens the right to vote.YES
2007 Annual TMArticle 352007-05-16Motion to dismiss the WFCR petition article.NO
2007 Annual TMArticle 352007-05-16WFCR petition article.YES
2007 Annual TMArticle 392007-05-16Fly commemorative flags downtown on 9/11.NO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-21General Government budget - appropriate Finance Committee amountNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-23Budget - Public Safety - Increase by $100KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Plan, Cons, Inspect - SB increase by $12KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Comm. Service - BenEzra increase by $117KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Comm. Service - CDC increase by $89KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Comm. Service - SB increase by $41KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-04Budget - Elementary Schools - O'Connor increase by $125KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-04Budget - Regional Schools - SC increase by $119KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-06Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - SB increase by $71KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-06Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - Oldham increase by $59KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-11Motion to reconsider appropriation for PoolsYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-11Reconsidered - Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - SB increase by $71KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-11Reconsidered - Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - Oldham increase by $59KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-13Budget - Library - Oldham increase by $19KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 332007-06-20Night Sky - SB motion to refer to Town ManagerYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 332007-06-20Night Sky - Main MotionNO
2007 Fall TMArticle 122007-11-15Zoning - Accessory Light Manufacturing - Motion to refer to PBYES
2007 Fall TMArticle 152007-11-19Zoning - Hotels/Motels by SPR - Motion to refer to PBYES
2007 Fall TMArticle 152007-11-19Zoning - Hotels/Motels by SPR - Main MotionNO
2007 Special TM - Nov 28Article 12007-11-28Zoning - Professional Offices in PRP and R-VCYES
2007 Fall TMArticle 162007-11-28Zoning - College St./South East St.NO
2016 Annual TMArticle 102016-05-04Increase appropriation for Elementary Schools by $30K (library para-professionals)YES
2016 Annual TMArticle 452016-05-04Resolution to call for Amherst College to divest from fossil fuel investmentsYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 142016-05-09Appropriate original amount for capital budget for Buildings and FacilitiesNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 232016-05-11Acquire easements at Triangle St/East Pleasant St intersection - call question (end debate)YES
2016 Annual TMArticle 232016-05-11Acquire easements at Triangle St/East Pleasant St intersection - motion to dismissYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 232016-05-11Acquire easements at Triangle St/East Pleasant St intersectionNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 312016-05-16Rezone Amity St parcel for library expansion - call question (end debate)YES
2016 Annual TMArticle 312016-05-16Rezone Amity St parcel for library expansion - main motionNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 282016-05-16Rezone University Dr parcel from OP to B-L - call question (end debate)NO
2016 Annual TMArticle 282016-05-16Rezone University Dr parcel from OP to B-L - main motionNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 192016-05-18Appropriate $200K of CPA funds for fire suppression system at First Congregational ChurchYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 192016-05-18Appropriate $190K of CPA funds for fire suppression system at Emily Dickinson Museum - call question (end debate)NO
2016 Annual TMArticle 192016-05-18Appropriate $190K of CPA funds for fire suppression system at Emily Dickinson Museum - main motionYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 412016-05-23Preserve Kinsey Garden at Jones Library - call question (end debate)NO
2016 Annual TMArticle 412016-05-23Preserve Kinsey Garden at Jones Library - motion to referNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 412016-05-23Preserve Kinsey Garden at Jones Library - motion to amendNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 412016-05-23Preserve Kinsey Garden at Jones Library - main motionNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 352016-05-23Appropriate $30K for Charter CommissionYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 292016-05-23Change regulations for cluster subdivisionsNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 262016-05-25Percent for Art bylaw - motion to referNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 332016-05-25Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - motion to referNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 332016-05-25Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning BylawYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 362016-05-25Single-use plastic bag prohibitionYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 382016-05-25Feasibility study for Wildwood and Fort River school repairsYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 402016-06-06Appropriate payments from UMass to schoolsNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 442016-06-06Resolution in favor of House Bill 2584 on PILOTsYES
2016 Fall TMArticle 22016-11-14School bond authorization - call question #1 (end debate)NO
2016 Fall TMArticle 22016-11-14School bond authorization - call question #2 (end debate)NO
2016 Fall TMArticle 22016-11-14School bond authorization - main motionNO
2016 Fall TMArticle 142016-11-17Change regulations for business uses of homes - main motionNO
2016 Fall TMArticle 152016-11-17Change regulations for Site Plan Review applicabilityNO
2016 Fall TMArticle 182016-11-21Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - call question (end debate)NO
2016 Fall TMArticle 182016-11-21Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - main motionNO
2016 Fall TMArticle 192016-11-21Rezone parcels on South Prospect St from B-L to B-G - motion to referYES
2016 Fall TMArticle 202016-11-21Rezone parcels on North Pleasant St from B-L to B-G - motion to referYES
2016 Fall TMArticle 222016-11-21Request town cease work on roundabout at Triangle St - call question #1 (end debate)NO
2016 Fall TMArticle 222016-11-21Request town cease work on roundabout at Triangle St - call question #2 (end debate)NO
2016 Fall TMArticle 222016-11-21Request town cease work on roundabout at Triangle St - main motionYES
2017 January Special TMArticle 12017-01-30School bond authorization - call question #1 (end debate)YES
2017 January Special TMArticle 12017-01-30School bond authorization - call question #2 (end debate)YES
2017 January Special TMArticle 12017-01-30School bond authorization - main motionNO


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