Member Details

Ben T. Grosscup

Precinct: 9
Address: 67 North Whitney St #4
Current Member: No
Total Possible Meetings: 104
Actual Meetings Attended: 75
Attendance Percentage: 72.1%

Tally Vote Results

TM Session Article Date Description Vote
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 262006-05-30Appropriate $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.NO
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 172007-06-04Budget - 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 332007-06-20Night Sky - SB motion to refer to Town ManagerNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 332007-06-20Night Sky - Main MotionYES
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
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-04-30Budget - Plan, Cons, Inspect - FC AmountNO
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-04-30Budget - Comm. Services - O'Connor increase by $29KYES
2008 Annual TMProcedural2008-05-05Procedural - Delay consideration of school budgetsYES
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-05-12Budget - Library - BenEzra increase by $11KYES
2008 Annual TMArticle 262008-05-19Zoning - 500-502 Sunderland Rd.NO
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-05-21Procedural - Call question on motion to postpone consideration of school budgetsNO
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-05-21Procedural - Delay consideration of school budgets until 5/28/08YES
2008 Annual TMArticle 242008-05-28Increase CPA surcharge to 3%YES
2008 Annual TMArticle 402008-05-28Nuisance House bylawNO
2008 Fall TMArticle 62008-11-17Creation of Affordable Housing Trust - Motion to referYES
2008 Fall TMArticle 102008-11-17Rezone LI district to allow offices with visits by appointment - Motion to referYES
2008 Fall TMArticle 102008-11-17Rezone LI district to allow offices with visits by appointment - Main motion for Part ANO
2009 Annual TMArticle 72009-05-04Extend Municipal Parking DistrictNO
2009 Annual TMArticle 92009-05-06Adopt Mullin RuleNO
2009 Annual TMArticle 182009-05-11Appropriate $65K of CPA funds to preserve and display Civil War tabletsNO
2009 Annual TMArticle 182009-05-11Appropriate $30K of CPA funds to install literary signsNO
2009 Annual TMArticle 222009-06-15Consider Human Services budget before Public Safety budgetYES
2009 Annual TMArticle 222009-06-17Budget - Comm. Services - Gray increase by $24KYES
2009 Annual TMArticle 222009-06-22Budget - Elementary Schools - FC AmountYES
2009 Annual TMArticle 222009-06-24Budget - Libraries - Trustees increase by $34KYES
2009 Summer TMArticle 62009-07-27Budget - Libraries - Trustees increase by $34KYES
2009 Fall TMArticle 92009-11-04Medical office definitions and changes to permit requirementsNO
2010 Annual TMArticle 252010-05-17Zoning - University Drive parcel from OP to B-LNO
2010 Fall TMArticle 82010-11-10Zoning - Development Modifications bylawNO
2011 Annual TMArticle 142011-05-02Budget - Community Services - Greeney amendment to increase by $70KYES
2011 Fall TMArticle 182011-11-09Resolution to call for establishment of Committee on HomelessnessYES
2011 Fall TMArticle 172011-11-16Village center rezoning in North and South AmherstNO
2012 Annual TMArticle 122012-05-02Increase Human Services budget by $66KYES
2012 Annual TMArticle 122012-05-02Increase Human Services budget by $26KYES
2012 Annual TMArticle 242012-05-09Village center rezoning at Atkins CornersNO
2012 Annual TMArticle 252012-05-14Village center rezoning in North AmherstNO
2013 Annual TMArticle 292013-05-20Substitute petition article paragraphs into rental regulationsNO
2013 Annual TMArticle 362013-05-22Rezone property on Main St from R-G to B-NYES
2013 Annual TMArticle 422013-05-29Acquire Echo Village property - motion to referNO
2013 Annual TMArticle 432013-06-03Acquire Cushman property - motion to dismissNO
2013 Annual TMArticle 312013-06-03Change standards and conditions for mixed-use buildings - motion to referYES
2013 Annual TMArticle 312013-06-03Change standards and conditions for mixed-use buildingsNO
2013 Annual TMArticle 322013-06-10Change dimensional regulations for COM and B-L districtsNO
2013 Annual TMArticle 322013-06-10Change dimensional regulations for B-VC and B-G districtsNO
2013 Annual TMArticle 352013-06-10Create form-based dimensional regulations for non-conforming lotsNO


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Election History (2012 - 2017)

2012 Town Election

Precinct 9 Town Meeting Seat - 3 Years - Won (97 votes) (23 / 41)

2013 Town Election

Precinct 9 Town Meeting Seat - 3 Years - Won (85 votes) (5 / 13)


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