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Town Board Meeting Videos

The video of the Town Board meeting from Wednesday March 25, 2020 has been uploaded to the Town website and is now available for viewing. Please click the link below to view this and other Town Board agendas, minutes, and meeting videos.

Erie County, NY Department of Health: Coronavirus Information

NOTICE:

All Town of Amherst Board and Committee meetings (with the exception of the Town Board) will be cancelled for 30 days through April 14, 2020 or until further notice. In addition, Amherst Town Hall at 5583 Main Street is closed to the public and public access will be by appointment only.

  • Town Clerk: 716-631-7021 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (until further notice)
  • Assessor: 716-631-7038
  • Building Department: 716-631-7080
  • Planning Department: 716-631-7051
  • Purchasing/Contracts: 716-631-7007
  • Bids: 716-631-7007
  • Human Resources: 716-631-7025

For all other appointment requests, please call 716-631-7013 or 716-631-7032.

Town of Amherst Courts and Village of Williamsville Courts

All non-essential Town and Village of Williamsville court functions have been POSTPONED and all Town and Village Court buildings are CLOSED. Please see this Press Release for details

Bid Openings

Town of Amherst bid openings will be live streamed and recorded. The public will not be allowed to attend bid openings in person. Please see the links below for either the live stream or recordings. All bids are due according to their published times. The bid openings for Tue., March 23, 2020 will begin at 12:30 PM.

Amherst IDA

Amherst Schools & Education

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Arts and Culture in Public Places Board


Mission Statement

To promote public art and culture within the town and to collaborate and cooperate with various and appropriate individuals, groups, associations, organizations and institutions concerned with art and culture to promote, ensure and enhance the function, object and mission of the visual and performing arts in the Town of Amherst.


Projects & Initiatives


Supplemental Information


Disclosure Information


Liaison

Francina J. Spoth, Town Clerk


Members

Sharon Rich (C)  term expires  12/31/2021

Michelle Andersen (M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Deborah Doucette (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Charlene Goretti (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Joanne Angrisano Mendiola (M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Sibu Nair (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Michael E. Russo (M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Penny Wolfgang (M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Key

(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person
(S) Secretary
(V) Vice Chairperson


Meeting Location

Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221

To verify, please call (716) 631-7013.


Meeting Dates

Tue., January  28, 2020,  07:30 PM

Tue., February  25, 2020,  07:30 PM

Tue., March  24, 2020,  07:30 PM


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Amherst Awards for the Arts Ceremony


The Amherst Awards for the Arts Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 6-8PM at Jazzboline, 5010 Main Street Amherst, NY 14226.

posted by [tray] on Jan 30, 2020

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

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  • Williamsville, NY 14221