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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


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.

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Amherst Schools & Education

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Board of Assessment Review

Mission Statement

Administrative review of an assessment is a necessary prerequisite to judicial review. It is made by filing a grievance complaint with the assessing jurisdiction (i.e., Town of Amherst). The grievance complaint is then reviewed by a Board of Assessment Review. If the Board of Assessment Review does not reduce the assessment or if the reduction is not to the satisfaction of the taxpayer, then the taxpayer may choose to resort to the courts for judicial review of the BAR’s decision.

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Deborah Bruch Bucki RN, PhD, Councilmember


Howard Zubin (C)  term expires  09/30/2021

Kimberly Addelman (M)  term expires  09/30/2022

Dawn Brown (M)  term expires  09/30/2020

James J. O'Donnell (M)  term expires  09/30/2023

Eugene Russ (M)  term expires  09/30/2024

Thomas L.  Halter (O)  term expires  09/30/2020

William K. Heussler (O)  term expires  09/30/2020

Dale S. Kadish (O)  term expires  09/30/2020

G. Patrick Lester (O)  term expires  09/30/2020

Bret Llewellyn (O)  term expires  09/30/2020

Anthony Marconi (O)  term expires  09/30/2020

Vincent M. Smith (O)  term expires  09/30/2020

Richard A. VanDette (O)  term expires  09/30/2020

David Wilkins (O)  term expires  09/30/2020


(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

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

Meeting Dates

There are no scheduled meeting dates on this website for the Board of Assessment Review

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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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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

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  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
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  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221