Member Details

Ernest J. Dalkas

Precinct: 7
Address: 170 East Hadley Rd #18
Current Member: No
Total Possible Meetings: 83
Actual Meetings Attended: 78
Attendance Percentage: 94.0%

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.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 212006-05-10Refer proposed zoning change back to the Planning Board for further study.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 212006-05-10Rezone S.E./College St. intersection to Village Center - Business.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 222006-05-15Rezone a South East Street parcel to prevent condo development.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 232006-05-10Change PRP zoning designation to also allow businesses with client visits.YES
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.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-24Appropriate $5,324,392 for General Government spending in FY07.YES
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.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 232006-06-14Reconsider article to change PRP zoning to allow businesses w/ client visits.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 232006-06-14Refer the PRP zoning change article back to the Planning Board.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 232006-06-14Change PRP zoning designation to also allow businesses with client visits.YES
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.YES
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 22006-11-01Send message seeking withdrawal of troops and end to military action in Iraq.NO
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 32006-11-01Motion to dismiss the article opposing military force in Iran.YES
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 42006-11-01Send message seeking impeachment of Bush and Cheney.NO
2007 Annual TMArticle 342007-05-16Give resident aliens the right to vote.NO
2007 Annual TMArticle 352007-05-16Motion to dismiss the WFCR petition article.YES
2007 Annual TMArticle 392007-05-16Fly commemorative flags downtown on 9/11.YES
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 $12KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Comm. Service - BenEzra increase by $117KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Comm. Service - CDC increase by $89KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Comm. Service - SB increase by $41KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-04Budget - Elementary Schools - O'Connor increase by $125KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-04Budget - Regional Schools - SC increase by $119KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-06Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - SB increase by $71KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-06Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - Oldham increase by $59KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-11Motion to reconsider appropriation for PoolsNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-11Reconsidered - Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - SB increase by $71KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-11Reconsidered - Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - Oldham increase by $59KNO
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 PBNO
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 MotionYES
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 TMArticle 122008-04-30Budget - Comm. Services - O'Connor increase by $29KNO
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.YES
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 5/28/08YES
2008 Annual TMArticle 242008-05-28Increase CPA surcharge to 3%NO
2008 Annual TMArticle 402008-05-28Nuisance House bylawYES
2008 Fall TMArticle 62008-11-17Creation of Affordable Housing Trust - Motion to referNO
2008 Fall TMArticle 102008-11-17Rezone LI district to allow offices with visits by appointment - Motion to referNO
2008 Fall TMArticle 102008-11-17Rezone LI district to allow offices with visits by appointment - Main motion for Part AYES
2009 Annual TMArticle 72009-05-04Extend Municipal Parking DistrictYES
2009 Annual TMArticle 92009-05-06Adopt Mullin RuleYES
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 signsNO
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 AmountYES
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 Annual TMArticle 252010-05-17Zoning - University Drive parcel from OP to B-LNO
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 studyYES
2011 Fall TMArticle 172011-11-16Village center rezoning in North and South AmherstYES
2012 Annual TMArticle 122012-05-02Increase Human Services budget by $66KNO
2012 Annual TMArticle 122012-05-02Increase Human Services budget by $26KNO
2012 Annual TMArticle 242012-05-09Village center rezoning at Atkins CornersYES
2012 Annual TMArticle 252012-05-14Village center rezoning in North AmherstYES
2012 Annual TMArticle 172012-05-16Appropriate original amount for capital budget for Buildings and FacilitiesYES
2012 Fall TMArticle 122012-11-26Require Special Permit for rental of single-family homes to unrelated individualsNO
2012 Fall TMArticle 162012-11-28Require all duplexes created from existing dwellings to be regulated as converted dwellingsYES


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Election History (2012 - 2017)

2012 Town Election

Precinct 7 Town Meeting Seat - 3 Years - Won (95 votes) (18 / 30)

2013 Town Election

Precinct 7 Town Meeting Seat - 3 Years - Lost (57 votes) (9 / 13)


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