Member Details

Gordon A. Freed

Precinct: 6
Address: 33 Echo Hill Rd
Current Member: Yes
Total Possible Meetings: 186
Actual Meetings Attended: 152
Attendance Percentage: 81.7%

Tally Vote Results

TM Session Article Date Description Vote
2003 Fall TMArticle 142003-11-05To appropriate $1,200,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.YES
2004 Annual TMArticle 232004-05-17Appropriate $1,200,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.YES
2004 Annual TMArticle 232004-05-17Amendment to appropriate $250,000 for sidewalk and lighting improvements.NO
2004 Special TM - Jun 10Article 12004-06-10Call upon the UMass Chancellor to repeal the foreign student fee.NO
2004 Fall TMArticle 162004-11-10Amendment to transfer $582,000 to the stabilization fund.YES
2004 Fall TMArticle 162004-11-10Transfer $261,000 to the stabilization fund.YES
2005 Annual TMArticle 192005-05-04Amend zoning bylaw to encourage supplemental apartments.YES
2005 Annual TMArticle 302005-06-06Amend proposed elementary school budget by adding $170,183.NO
2005 Annual TMArticle 362005-06-20Appropriate $107,500 for Plum Brook athletic fields.YES
2005 Special TM - Jun 15Article 12005-06-22Rescind October 2002 action to appropriate $500,000 for the Plum Brook fields.NO
2005 Special TM - Jun 15Article 22005-06-22Appoint ad-hoc subcommittee to study possible uses for Hobart/Rolling Ridge land.NO
2005 Special TM - Jun 15Article 12005-06-22Reconsider article to rescind action to appropriate money for Plum Brook fields.NO
2005 Fall TMArticle 232005-11-07Motion to amend and refer back article on Flood Prone Conservancy changes.YES
2005 Fall TMArticle 252005-11-09Motion to dismiss article proposing Agricultural District zoning change.YES
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.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 382006-06-19Put CPA surcharge increase on ballot.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.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 172007-05-21General Government budget - appropriate Finance Committee amountYES
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 $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 $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 172007-06-13Budget - Library - Oldham increase by $19KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 332007-06-20Night Sky - SB motion to refer to Town ManagerNO
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 PBNO
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 242008-05-28Increase CPA surcharge to 3%NO
2008 Annual TMArticle 402008-05-28Nuisance House bylawYES
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 budgetYES
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
2010 Annual TMArticle 252010-05-17Zoning - University Drive parcel from OP to B-LYES
2010 Fall TMArticle 82010-11-10Zoning - Development Modifications bylawYES
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 162012-11-28Require all duplexes created from existing dwellings to be regulated as converted dwellingsNO
2013 Annual TMArticle 262013-05-15Appropriate $30K for Town-Gown planning studyYES
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 dismissYES
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 Fall TMArticle 112013-11-04Acquire parcel on Belchertown Road with CPA fundsYES
2014 Annual TMArticle 122014-04-28Appropriate additional $125K for Community Services budgetNO
2014 Annual TMArticle 272014-05-12Change zoning regulations relating to accessory home business usesYES
2014 Annual TMArticle 382014-05-21Acquire property at 42 Dickinson St - motion to dismissNO
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
2015 Annual TMArticle 112015-04-27Increase appropriation for Community Services budget by $105K (Human Services)NO
2015 Annual TMArticle 112015-04-29Appropriate original amount for General Government budget (Economic Development Director)YES
2015 Annual TMArticle 222015-05-11Adopt Inclusionary Zoning regulationsYES
2015 Annual TMArticle 212015-05-11Authorize Select Board to negotiate affordable housing property tax incentivesYES
2015 Annual TMArticle 242015-05-13Remove residential uses from Municipal Parking District - motion to referYES
2015 Annual TMArticle 242015-05-13Remove residential uses from Municipal Parking District - main motionNO
2015 Annual TMArticle 252015-05-18Change regulations for mixed-use buildings - motion to dismissYES
2015 Annual TMArticle 252015-05-18Change regulations for mixed-use buildings - motion to referYES
2015 Annual TMArticle 302015-05-20Resolution opposed to proposed natural gas pipelineNO
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 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 - call question (end debate)YES
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 motionYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 282016-05-16Rezone University Dr parcel from OP to B-L - call question (end debate)YES
2016 Annual TMArticle 282016-05-16Rezone University Dr parcel from OP to B-L - main motionYES
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)YES
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)YES
2016 Annual TMArticle 412016-05-23Preserve Kinsey Garden at Jones Library - motion to referYES
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 subdivisionsYES
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 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 referNO
2016 Fall TMArticle 202016-11-21Rezone parcels on North Pleasant St from B-L to B-G - motion to referNO
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 6 Town Meeting Seat - 3 Years - Won (192 votes) (3 / 24)


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