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Recycling and Waste Committee


Mission Statement

The mission of the Solid Waste Committee shall be to advise the Town Board on all aspects of municipal solid waste affecting the Town of Amherst and to monitor, make recommendations regarding the Town’s activities relating to environmental issues which affect or impact the residents of the Town of Amherst.

The committee shall also investigate methods of recycling, waste stream reduction, household hazardous waste collection and consider new technologies for handling municipal solid waste.

The Committee shall be comprised of representatives from local government, Engineering, Refuse Control, Highway, Compost and the Wastewater Treatment Plant, as well as appointed residents from the Town of Amherst who have an interest in preserving the environmental quality of life in the Town.

The Committee shall strive to take an integrated approach to addressing waste management issues through educational opportunities while balancing the concerns of all of the stakeholders.


Supplemental Information

There is no Supplemental Information for this board or committee.


Disclosure Information


Liaison

Michael Szukala, Councilmember


Members

Cynthia  Frame-Endres (C)  term expires  12/31/2020

Allison Chertack (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

John Hannon (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Judy Hendee (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Philip  Herzbrun (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Jean  Neff (M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Alison Schick (M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Don Willert (O)

John Szalasny (S)  term expires  12/31/2022

Donald J. Kuhn (V)  term expires  12/31/2021

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.

*Please note the location for the
June 17, 2020 meeting has been changed to
1042 N Forest Rd
at 1042 N Forest Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221.

*Please note the location for the
July 15, 2020 meeting has been changed to
Amherst Highway Department
at 1042 N Forest Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221.


Meeting Dates

Wed., February  19, 2020,  07:00 PM

Wed., March  18, 2020,  07:00 PM

Wed., April  15, 2020,  07:00 PM

Wed., May  20, 2020,  07:00 PM

Wed., June  17, 2020,  07:00 PM

Wed., July  15, 2020,  07:00 PM

Wed., September  16, 2020,  07:00 PM

Wed., October  21, 2020,  07:00 PM

Wed., November  18, 2020,  07:00 PM

Wed., December  16, 2020,  07:00 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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  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221