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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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Sponsors /  Are You Interested in Becoming a Sponsor

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Interested in sponsoring an event at The Amherst Center for Senior Services? We would love to have you as a partner.

As a sponsor, you will receive more than positive community attention. There are many “value-added” perks based on the particular sponsorship:

  • Access to our 9,000+ members
  • Exposure at the Center
  • Placement on The Town of Amherst website, with your hyperlink
  • Logo in Monthly Newsletter, The Network
  • Amherst BEE Advertisement
  • Ads in Course Catalog
  • Posts on the Center Facebook
  • Information tables
  • Banner placement
  • Your organization’s brochures available in our social work offices
  • Ability to speak one-on-one to your target audience
  • Presentations at civic and other groups
  • First right to reserve your sponsorship for following year
  • And any ideas that you & your team recommend!

For detailed information on available sponsorships, please contact Christina Yensan, Public Relations Coordinator at 636-3055, ext. 3122 or at cyensan@amherst.ny.us.

Thank you in advance on behalf of the Center. Philanthropy is key to keeping our programs and services growing and thriving while ensuring accessibility to all who want to participate.

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
  • Email:
    toainfo@amherst.ny.us
  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221