Charter Drafts


Preliminary Charter (Draft # 31) - July 13, 2017



Find the various drafts of the charter that the Charter Commission is preparing here. The latest drafts (from September, since the Preliminary Report was published) are at the bottom; just keep scrolling.

  • Draft # 1 - October 13, 2016 - Article I (Incorporation, Powers, Etc.) and Article VIII (General Provisions)
  • Draft # 2 - December 29, 2016 - Article II (Legislative), Article III (Executive) and Article ?? (Citizen Relief Mechanisms)
  • Draft # 3 - January 19, 2017 - Article II (Legislative), Article III (Executive) and Article ?? (Citizen Relief Mechanisms)
  • Draft # 4 - February 7, 2017 - Article II (Legislative), Article III (Executive) and Article ?? (Citizen Relief Mechanisms)
  • Draft # 5 - February 7, 2017 - Article ?? (School Committee and Other Elected Officials)
  • Draft # 6 - February 20, 2017 - Article II (Legislative), Article III (Executive) and Article ?? (Citizen Relief Mechanisms)
  • Draft # 7 - February 22, 2017 - Article ?? (Administrative Organization)
  • Draft # 8 - February 22, 2017 - Article ?? (Financial and Fiscal Procedures)
  • Draft # 9 - March 1, 2017 - Article ?? (Finance & Fiscal Procedures)
  • Draft # 10 - March 1, 2017 - Article II (Legislative) & Article III (Executive)
  • Draft # 11 - March 2, 2017 - Article ?? (Administrative Organization)
  • Draft # 12 - March 27, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 13 - April 6, 2017 - Article ?? (Definitions)
  • Draft # 14 - April 6, 2017 - Article ?? (General Provisions)
  • Draft # 15 - April 19, 2017 - Article ?? (Elections Article)
  • Draft # 16 - May 3, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 17 - May 4, 2017 - Proposed New Executive Language reflecting April 24, 2017 vote
  • Draft # 18 - May 12, 2017 - Article III (Executive-Manager)
  • Draft # 19 - May 18, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 20 - May 29, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 21 - June 6, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 22 - June 13, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 23 - June 20, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 24 - June 22, 2017 - Transition Provisions Article
  • Draft # 25 - June 28, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 26 - July 3, 2017 - Transition Provisions Article
  • Draft # 27 - July 7, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 28 - July 9, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 29 - July 11, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 30 - July 13, 2017 - All Articles to date (Master Copy)
  • Draft # 31 - July 13, 2017 - Preliminary Charter
  • Draft # 32 - September 7, 2017
  • Draft # 33 - September 11, 2017
  • Draft # 34 - September 14, 2017
  • Draft # 35 - September 22, 2017
  • Draft # 36 - September 24, 2017

Preliminary Charter Proposed Town Of Amherst Organizational Chart


July 13, 2017 Preliminary Organizational Chart

Current Town of Amherst Organizational Structure


Charter Commission-Amherst Organization Chart
Amherst Regional School Committe Graphic