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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

** Cancellations, Postponements, and Contact Information **

Town of Amherst Cancellations, Postponements, and Contact Information

*please note this information is being posted in the order in which it is received (with most recent notices at the top) rather than by the date of the event.


Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

  • CLOSED until further notice

Town of Amherst Courts / Village of Williamsville Courts

  • POSTPONED - all non-essential Town and Village of Williamsville court functions
  • CLOSED – all Town and Village Court buildings
  • See this Press Release for details

Amherst Libraries (all branches)

  • CLOSED (at least until March 31, or until further notice)

Town Board Work Session

  • March 25, 2020 – 4:00pm
  • Town Hall
  • CANCELLED

All Town of Amherst Board and Committee meetings (with the exception of the Town Board)

  • Through 4/14/2020 (or until further notice)
  • CANCELLED

Amherst Senior Transportation Services (ASTS)

  • Through 3/30/2020 (or until further notice)
  • SUSPENDED (except for Dialysis patients)

New Mail-in Ballot Application due to Public Health Issues (COVID-19)

Town of Amherst Planning Board Special Meeting/Public Hearing

  • regarding the Request to rezone 242.97± acres of land located in Sector 1 of the Boulevard Central District, Z-2019-09
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Sweet Home Middle School cafeteria, 4150 Maple Road, Amherst, NY
  • POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • Contact: Planning Department 631-7051

Amherst Center for Senior Services

  • CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • Senior Services Center, 370 John James Audubon Pkwy
  • Contact Info: 636-3050

Amherst Youth Foundation Middle School Night

  • 4/4/2020
  • 5005 Sheridan Drive
  • CANCELLED
  • Contact Info: 633-6773

Gliding Stars - Skating Shows

  • 3/27/2020 & 3/28/2020
  • Northtown Center
  • POSTPONED
  • Contact Info: Gliding Stars, (716) 608-8345

Amherst Youth Basketball Practices & Games

Youth & Recreation Friday Night Family Movie, ‘Spider Man Far From Home’

  • 3/27/2020
  • Harlem Road Community Center
  • CANCELLED (will be rescheduled for this fall)
  • Contact Info: Amherst Youth & Recreation 631-7132

Egg Hunt

  • 4/4/2020
  • Clearfield Community Center
  • CANCELLED (will not be rescheduled)
  • Contact Info: Amherst Youth & Recreation 631-7132

Sweet Home School District Health Fair

  • 3/28/2020
  • CANCELLED
  • Contact Info: Amherst Youth & Recreation 631-7132

Family Dinners at the Afterschool Programs

  • POSTPONED (until such time as the situation has stabilized)
  • Contact Info: Amherst Youth & Recreation 631-7132

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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  • 5583 Main Street
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