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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.

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Amherst Schools & Education

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Open Government Advisory Board


Mission Statement

The mission of the Open Government Advisory Board is:

- to advocate for providing more information to the public;

- to expand opportunities for the public to participate in and influence governmental decisions;

- to encourage greater cooperation and collaboration among town officials and the public.


Local Law

Establishment of Open Government Advisory Board


Supplemental Information


Disclosure Information


Liaison

Deborah Bruch Bucki RN, PhD, Councilmember & Michael Szukala, Councilmember


Members

Edward  McKee (CC)  term expires  12/31/2022

Brian Bray (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Roy DeFrancis (M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Jaclyn Mazzone (M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Phil Meyer (M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Ronald Shubert (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

David Willer (O)

Brendan O'Connor (S)  term expires  12/31/2022

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

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


Meeting Dates

Thu., January  23, 2020,  06:30 PM

Thu., April  2, 2020,  06:30 PM

Thu., May  28, 2020,  06:30 PM

Thu., July  23, 2020,  06:30 PM

Thu., September  24, 2020,  06:30 PM

Thu., November  26, 2020,  06:30 PM

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).

Click for more information about ADA.

Website Contact

The Town of Amherst takes great pride in providing useful, timely and accurate information through its official website. We encourage public participation in our website and ask that you provide your feedback to help us make our site even better. Contact the website administrator at toawebsite@amherst.ny.us.

Get in Touch

  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
  • Email:
    toainfo@amherst.ny.us
  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221