Member Details

Catharine C. Porter

Precinct: 3
Address: 220 Rolling Ridge Rd
Current Member: Yes
Total Possible Meetings: 186
Actual Meetings Attended: 113
Attendance Percentage: 60.8%

Tally Vote Results

TM Session Article Date Description Vote
2004 Annual TMArticle 232004-05-17Appropriate $1,200,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.YES
2004 Annual TMArticle 382004-05-24Dismiss request that Select Board reverse decision to raise Town Manager's salary.YES
2004 Annual TMArticle 382004-05-24Recommend that Select Board reverse decision to raise Town Manager's salary.NO
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.YES
2005 Annual TMArticle 362005-06-20Appropriate $107,500 for Plum Brook athletic fields.NO
2005 Special TM - Jun 15Article 22005-06-22Appoint ad-hoc subcommittee to study possible uses for Hobart/Rolling Ridge land.YES
2005 Special TM - Jun 15Article 12005-06-22Reconsider article to rescind action to appropriate money for Plum Brook fields.YES
2005 Fall TMArticle 72005-11-02Transfer Wentworth Farm land to Conservation Commission.YES
2005 Fall TMArticle 102005-11-03Appropriate $20K to transportation component of Master Plan.YES
2005 Fall TMArticle 232005-11-07Motion to amend and refer back article on Flood Prone Conservancy changes.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-24Appropriate $8,029,047 for Public Safety spending in FY07.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-24Appropriate $5,324,392 for General Government spending in FY07.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.YES
2007 Annual TMArticle 352007-05-16WFCR petition article.NO
2007 Annual TMArticle 392007-05-16Fly commemorative flags downtown on 9/11.NO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-23Budget - Public Safety - Increase by $100KNO
2007 Fall TMArticle 122007-11-15Zoning - Accessory Light Manufacturing - Motion to refer to PBNO
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.YES
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-04-30Budget - Plan, Cons, Inspect - FC AmountYES
2008 Annual TMProcedural2008-05-05Procedural - Delay consideration of school budgetsNO
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-05-12Budget - Library - BenEzra increase by $11KNO
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 budgetsYES
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-05-21Procedural - Delay consideration of school budgets until 5/28/08NO
2009 Annual TMArticle 72009-05-04Extend Municipal Parking DistrictYES
2009 Annual TMArticle 182009-05-11Appropriate $65K of CPA funds to preserve and display Civil War tabletsYES
2009 Annual TMArticle 182009-05-11Appropriate $30K of CPA funds to install literary signsYES
2009 Annual TMArticle 222009-06-15Consider Human Services budget before Public Safety budgetNO
2009 Annual TMArticle 222009-06-17Budget - Comm. Services - Gray increase by $24KNO
2009 Annual TMArticle 222009-06-22Budget - Elementary Schools - FC AmountNO
2009 Annual TMArticle 272009-06-23Budget - Capital - Buildings and FacilitiesYES
2009 Annual TMArticle 222009-06-24Budget - Libraries - Trustees increase by $34KNO
2009 Summer TMArticle 62009-07-27Budget - Libraries - Trustees increase by $34KNO
2009 Fall TMArticle 92009-11-04Medical office definitions and changes to permit requirementsYES
2010 Fall TMArticle 82010-11-10Zoning - Development Modifications bylawNO
2011 Annual TMArticle 142011-05-02Budget - Community Services - Greeney amendment to increase by $70KNO
2011 Annual TMArticle 142011-05-09Motion to reconsider appropriation for Community ServicesNO
2011 Annual TMArticle 142011-05-09Community Services appropriation reconsidered, Rueschmeyer amendment to increase by $65KNO
2011 Fall TMArticle 52011-11-07Appropriate $40K for townwide housing studyNO
2011 Fall TMArticle 172011-11-16Village center rezoning in North and South AmherstYES
2012 Annual TMArticle 242012-05-09Village center rezoning at Atkins CornersYES
2012 Annual TMArticle 252012-05-14Village center rezoning in North AmherstYES
2012 Fall TMArticle 122012-11-26Require Special Permit for rental of single-family homes to unrelated individualsYES
2013 Annual TMArticle 262013-05-15Appropriate $30K for Town-Gown planning studyNO
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 referYES
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 referNO
2013 Annual TMArticle 312013-06-03Change standards and conditions for mixed-use buildingsYES
2013 Annual TMArticle 322013-06-10Change dimensional regulations for COM and B-L districtsYES
2013 Annual TMArticle 322013-06-10Change dimensional regulations for B-VC and B-G districtsYES
2013 Annual TMArticle 352013-06-10Create form-based dimensional regulations for non-conforming lotsYES
2013 Fall TMArticle 152013-11-06Change dimensional regulations for R-F districtYES
2014 Annual TMArticle 122014-04-28Appropriate additional $125K for Community Services budgetNO
2014 Annual TMArticle 282014-05-14Change zoning regulations relating to supplemental dwelling unitsYES
2014 Annual TMArticle 322014-05-14Acquire easements at Triangle St/East Pleasant St intersectionYES
2014 Annual TMArticle 382014-05-21Acquire property at 42 Dickinson St - motion to dismissYES
2014 Annual TMArticle 62014-06-02Adopt revisions to parking regulations in the Municipal Parking District - motion to dismissYES
2014 Annual TMArticle 72014-06-02Adopt revisions to affordable housing regulations in Zoning Bylaw - motion to dismissYES
2014 Annual TMArticle 242014-06-02Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - motion to referYES
2014 Fall TMArticle 52014-11-05Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - motion to referYES
2014 Fall TMArticle 52014-11-05Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - main motionNO
2015 Annual TMArticle 112015-04-29Appropriate original amount for General Government budget (Economic Development Director)NO
2015 Annual TMArticle 242015-05-13Remove residential uses from Municipal Parking District - motion to referNO
2015 Annual TMArticle 242015-05-13Remove residential uses from Municipal Parking District - main motionYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 102016-05-04Increase appropriation for Elementary Schools by $30K (library para-professionals)NO
2016 Annual TMArticle 452016-05-04Resolution to call for Amherst College to divest from fossil fuel investmentsNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 142016-05-09Appropriate original amount for capital budget for Buildings and FacilitiesYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 232016-05-11Acquire easements at Triangle St/East Pleasant St intersection - motion to dismissNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 232016-05-11Acquire easements at Triangle St/East Pleasant St intersectionYES
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 motionNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 262016-05-25Percent for Art bylaw - motion to referYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 332016-05-25Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - motion to referYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 332016-05-25Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning BylawNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 362016-05-25Single-use plastic bag prohibitionNO
2016 Annual TMArticle 382016-05-25Feasibility study for Wildwood and Fort River school repairsNO
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)YES
2016 Fall TMArticle 22016-11-14School bond authorization - call question #2 (end debate)YES
2016 Fall TMArticle 22016-11-14School bond authorization - main motionYES
2016 Fall TMArticle 142016-11-17Change regulations for business uses of homes - call question (end debate)YES
2016 Fall TMArticle 142016-11-17Change regulations for business uses of homes - main motionYES
2016 Fall TMArticle 152016-11-17Change regulations for Site Plan Review applicabilityYES
2016 Fall TMArticle 182016-11-21Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - call question (end debate)YES
2016 Fall TMArticle 182016-11-21Adopt revisions to inclusionary zoning provisions in Zoning Bylaw - main motionYES
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)YES
2016 Fall TMArticle 222016-11-21Request town cease work on roundabout at Triangle St - call question #2 (end debate)YES
2016 Fall TMArticle 222016-11-21Request town cease work on roundabout at Triangle St - main motionNO
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 motionYES


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Election History (2012 - 2017)

2012 Town Election

Precinct 3 Town Meeting Seat - 3 Years - Won (71 votes) (5 / 21)


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