Member Details

Janice D. Ratner

Precinct: 8
Address: 16 Stagecoach Rd
Current Member: Yes
Total Possible Meetings: 54
Actual Meetings Attended: 53
Attendance Percentage: 98.1%

Tally Vote Results

TM Session Article Date Description Vote
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 CornersNO
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 individualsYES
2012 Fall TMArticle 162012-11-28Require all duplexes created from existing dwellings to be regulated as converted dwellingsYES
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-NNO
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 referYES
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 districtsNO
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 112013-11-04Acquire parcel on Belchertown Road with CPA fundsYES
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 272014-05-12Change zoning regulations relating to accessory home business usesYES
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 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 112015-04-27Increase 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 motionYES
2015 Annual TMArticle 252015-05-18Change regulations for mixed-use buildings - motion to dismissNO
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 pipelineYES
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 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 - 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 amendYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 412016-05-23Preserve Kinsey Garden at Jones Library - main motionNO
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 BylawYES
2016 Annual TMArticle 362016-05-25Single-use plastic bag prohibitionYES
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 motionYES
2017 January Special TMArticle 12017-01-30School bond authorization - call question #1 (end debate)NO
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 8 Town Meeting Seat - 3 Years - Won (153 votes) (12 / 33)

2017 Town Election

Precinct 8 Town Meeting Seat - 3 Years - Won (367 votes) (3 / 20)


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