We envision for Amherst the energy of a robust student population in a healthy balance with a diverse population of year-round residents. Is this a vision shared by all?
As your Council Representative for nearly two years, I understand the pressures facing our district. Comprised of dense neighborhoods built largely before 1950, District 4 surrounds the downtown business district and is adjacent to the UMass campus.Homes here are often large and frequently multi-unit; they are highly desirable for families but are also under intense pressure to house the many students unable to find rooms on campus. During my term on Town Council, I have worked to protect the quality of life of our neighborhoods by:
**District 4 candidates answer questions in minutes 1:04 – 1:08, 18 – 23, and 44 – 49.