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July 14, 2014

The next Town-Gown Steering Committee meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 5 from 4-6pm in Amherst Town Hall in the Town Room. The meeting is open to the public with a period open for questions from the audience.

 

June 2014

The next Town-Gown Steering Committee on Thursday, June 26 from 4-6pm in the UMPD Community Room. U3 Advisors will be in attendance and will make a presentation to the committee. The meeting is open to the public with a period open for questions from the audience.

 

April 9, 2014

The University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Town of Amherst is pleased to announce the hiring of U3 Advisors of Philedelphia in partnership with Corneil Collaborative and The Cecil Group to oversee the development of a plan to address issues affecting the campus and the community.

Click here to view press release.

 

February 25, 2014

The Town-Gown Steering Committee is pleased to announce that three consultants have been invited to interview with the Steering Committee on Tuesday, March 4 from 4 - 8 pm in the Amherst Room (room 1009) of the UMass Campus Center. Each interview is scheduled for 50 minutes followed by a 10–minute break. While the interviews are open to the public, there will be no public comments or questions during the interviews or discussion. All questions and comments may be submitted to the committee via email at Buffone@admin.umass.edu or ziomekd@amherstma.gov

On Tuesday, March 11th from 5 - 6:30 pm in the UMPD Community Room,  the committee will hold a follow-up meeting that will include 30 minutes of public comment. The committee is expected to complete its discussion at that meeting and make a recommendation to UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbawamy and Amherst Town Manager John Musante.  

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In the Fall of 2013, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Town of Amherst convened a Town Gown Steering Committee to jointly develop a plan to address shared areas of interest including housing and economic development issues.  

Check this site often for updated information about the steering committee's work and the planning process.

Related Documents

Request for Proposals Now Available

The Request for Proposals to hire a consultant to guide the Town Gown Steering Committee though its planning process is now available. For additional information, please visit the UMass Procurement Office's list of open bids at http://www.umass.edu/procurement/bidsopen.htm. The number of the proposal is AA14-GD-4888.

Click here to view RFP Document.