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Employment Opportunity

The Town of Amherst in Erie County, NY is seeking an experienced Licensed P.E. to serve as Town Engineer. Please click below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Mar 31, 2015

Employment Opportunity

The Town of Amherst in Erie County, NY is seeking an experienced NYS Licensed P.E. to serve as Commissioner of Building. For more information, please follow the link below.

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posted by [tray] on Mar 31, 2015

Recycling Policy Update

Modern had issued a letter stating that it was no longer accepting plastic bags or colored glass. The Supervisor had discussions with Modern regarding our contract. As a result, Amherst residents may continue to recycle plastic bags, colored glass and items with a #6 triangle.

posted by [tray] on Mar 31, 2015

Public Hearing Notice

Please take note that the Planning Board’s public hearing for the request below originally scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. in the Amherst Municipal Building, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY has been cancelled due to a procedural error on the part of the Town.

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posted by [tray] on Apr 15, 2015

Reassessment RFP

The Town of Amherst has issued an RFP for the contractual services phase of the Town of Amherst reassessment program. Please follow the link below for more information

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posted by [tray] on Apr 15, 2015

Employment Opportunity

The Town of Amherst is currently accepting applications for a Motor Equipment Operator (MEO) at the Water Pollution Control Facility.

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posted by [rmccarthy01] on Apr 15, 2015

Employment Opportunity

The Town of Amherst, NY, a first-ring suburb of the City of Buffalo with a population of 122,000+, is seeking qualified candidates to lead the Planning Department’s Community Development Section

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posted by [rmccarthy01] on Apr 15, 2015

Employment Opportunity

The Town of Amherst is currently accepting applications for an Electrician at the Water Pollution Control Facility.

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posted by [dwiller] on Apr 15, 2015

Zoning Board of Appeals

Please find a link to the summary for Applications for Variances and Special Permits to be heard at the meeting of April 21, 2015.

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posted by [dmastrella] on Apr 20, 2015

Golf Course Opening

The Audubon Golf Course will open Saturday, April 18th at 7 AM.

posted by [tray] on Apr 20, 2015

Amherst Relay Challenge

The Amherst Dusk till Dawn Relay Challenge is schedule for May 30-31, 2015. Find out more below by click the document icon - includes registration forms. Follow Youth & Recreation link for information about volunteering at this year's event.

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posted by [dwiller] on Apr 20, 2015

Westwood Country Club

Please find Town Board Resolution 2015-439 and related correspondence below. Please note Resolution 2015-439 was tabled at the Town Board meeting of April 20, 2015.

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posted by [tray] on Apr 22, 2015

Road Construction

The Town of Amherst Highway Department will be performing road construction on John James Audubon Parkway starting on Monday, April 27th.

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posted by [tray] on Apr 22, 2015

Spring Brush Pickup

Amherst’s annual spring brush pickup will begin on May 18th and will run thru May 29th. Please have brush, logs and stumps out for pickup by the start date.

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posted by [tray] on Apr 22, 2015

NYSDEC Public Comment Notice

NYS DEC invitation for public comment about a draft work plan to investigate the nature and extent of contamination at the Westwood Country Club Site #C915291 (Williamsville, Erie Co.) under New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program.

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posted by [egillert] on Apr 22, 2015

Amherst Garden Walks

Please click the link below to find an online application for this year's Amherst Garden Walk scheduled for July 11, 2015 from 10 AM to 4 PM.

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posted by [tray] on Apr 22, 2015

Car Givers Workshop

Important topics will be discussed including understanding Alzheimer's & dementia, what can you do if your loved one has a serious illness, exploring different levels of care, what community services are available and STAMP OUT Prescription Drug Misuse & Abuse.

posted by [tray] on Apr 23, 2015

Special Movie Screening

A comic and poignant new documentary about our lifelong search for love is coming to the Amherst Senior Center on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM. THE AGE OF LOVE (theageoflovemovie.com) offers a fresh perspective on older hearts as it follows the adventures of 30 seniors who sign up for a unique speed dating event for 70- to 90-year-olds. Reservations are required by calling 636-3055 extension 3108.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Apr 23, 2015

Buffalo Night at Senior Center

Featuring “The Buffalo Dolls” on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. plus Roast Beef on Weck, Sundae Bar & Beverages available for purchase from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Please make reservations by May 4th.

posted by [mmilligan] on Apr 23, 2015

Stormwater Annual Report

Please find a copy of the Year 10 Stormwater Annual Report below. Please submit public comments to vreberholt@amherst.ny.us.

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posted by [dwiller] on Apr 28, 2015

Amherst Veteran's Memorial

Saturday, May, 2nd is scheduled for Spring Cleaning at the Amherst Veterans Memorial located on Mill Street in the Amherst State Park.

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posted by [dwiller] on Apr 28, 2015

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day

The Erie County & Town of Amherst Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day is scheduled for May 9, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the ECC North Campus.

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posted by [bsmith] on Apr 28, 2015

Daily Menu

Please click below to view the May, 2015 Daily Menu at the Senior Center.

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posted by [dwiller] on Apr 30, 2015

Monthly Events Calendar

Please click below to view the May, 2015 Senior Services events calendar.

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posted by [dwiller] on Apr 30, 2015

Network Newsletter

Please click below to view the May, 2015 Network Newsletter.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Apr 30, 2015

Comprehensive Plan Amendments

Discussion of recent text and map amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, specifically regarding revisions to Policy 4-5 on wetlands and Policy 7-5 on septic systems, will be held at the Planning Board Meeting on May 21, 2015.

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posted by [dwiller] on May 04, 2015

Fair Housing Month

In honor of Fair Housing Month. Please click below for information about the upcoming Poetry Slam featuring Pure Ink Poetry.

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posted by [dwiller] on May 05, 2015

Amherst Relay Challenge

For information about volunteering at this year's Dusk Till Dawn Relay Challenge, please click the icon below.

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posted by [dwiller] on May 06, 2015

Spring Speakers Series #2

Wednesday, May 20 at 1:00 PM "Et Tu, Shakespeare?" is an original family show created by Shakespeare In Delaware Park where four actors take the audience on a journey through Shakespeare's time, theater, and plays by performing excerpts from a wide range of the Bard's works. "Et Tu, Shakespeare?" can't help being both informative and entertaining for the whole audience. Please make your reservations in advance by calling 636-3055, ext. 3108. Sponsored by Elderwood.

posted by [dwiller] on May 07, 2015

Williamsville Art Society Spring Show

The Williamsville Art Society will hold their Spring Show at the Amherst Senior Center from May 3 through June 4, 2015. The exhibit is open to the public during Center hours Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM in their new gallery space.

posted by [dwiller] on May 07, 2015

Care Givers Workshop

May 29 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Important topics will be discussed including understanding Alzheimer's & dementia, what can you do if your loved one has a serious illness, exploring different levels of care, what community services are available and STAMP OUT Prescription Drug Misuse & Abuse.

posted by [dwiller] on May 07, 2015

Honor Flight of Buffalo

Honor Flight Buffalo set to take off on their sixth year of flying on May 30th, 2015.

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posted by [dwiller] on May 10, 2015

Zoning Board of Appeals

Please find a link to the summary for Applications for Variances and Special Permits to be heard at the meeting of May 19, 2015.

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posted by [dwiller] on May 12, 2015

2015 Tentative Assessment Roll

Please follow the link below to view the 2015 Town of Amherst Tentative Assessment roll.

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posted by [dwiller] on May 12, 2015

Summer 2015 Youth & Recreation Program Guide

Please follow the link below to open the Summer 2015 Youth & Recreation Program Guide.

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posted by [dwiller] on May 12, 2015

2014 Audited Financial Statements

Please find the 2014 Audited Financial Statements at the icon below.

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posted by [dwiller] on May 19, 2015

Evening Cultural Series #3

May 27 at 6:00 PM "Et Tu, Shakespeare?" is an original family show created by Shakespeare In Delaware Park where four actors take the audience on a journey through Shakespeare's time, theater, and plays by performing excerpts from a wide range of the Bard's works. "Et Tu, Shakespeare?" can't help being both informative and entertaining for the whole audience. Please make your reservations in advance by calling 636-3055, ext. 3108.

posted by [dwiller] on May 20, 2015

Electrician at Water Pollution Control Facility

The Town of Amherst is currently accepting applications for an Electrician at the Water Pollution Control Facility. For more information, please click the icon below.

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posted by [dwiller] on May 28, 2015

New Website User Guide

Welcome to our newly designed website. Click the icon below for a user guide to help you navigate on our site. If you encounter any bad or missing links or have any questions, please contact the Web Developer.

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posted by [dwiller] on May 28, 2015

Special Town Board Meeting

The Special Meeting of the Town Board scheduled for June 2nd at 1:00 pm has been cancelled.

posted by [tray] on May 29, 2015

Speed Dating

June 24 at 6:00 PM: Calling all single seniors! Speed dating is an organized social activity in which people seeking romantic relationships have a series of short conversations with potential partners in order to determine whether there is mutual interest. Must be 55 years of age or older. Light Refreshment will be served. Pre- registration is required to participate. Please stop at the Information & Assistance Desk or call 636-3055 ext. 3108 by June 19.

posted by [dwiller] on Jun 01, 2015

Family Room Calendar

Please click the link below to view the June 2015 Family Room calendar.

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posted by [tray] on Jun 01, 2015

Network Newsletter

Please click the icon below to view the Senior Services Network Newsletter.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jun 01, 2015

Daily Menu

Please click the icon below to view the June Senior Services daily menu.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jun 01, 2015

Planning Board Hearings

Copies of application materials and plans for items scheduled for public hearings at the June 18, 2015 Planning Board meeting are available. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jun 01, 2015

Open Skate Schedule

Please click the link below to view the June, 2015 Open Skate Schedule at the Northtown Center at Amherst.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jun 01, 2015

Amherst-Buffalo Corridor

Open house regarding the public transportation options for the Amherst-Buffalo corridor scheduled for June 11, 2015. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jun 08, 2015

Town Assessor

The Town of Amherst in Erie County, NY is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Town Assessor. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [tray] on Jun 09, 2015

Revised Foundation Compliance

Revised Foundation Compliance Memorandum for Residential Construction. This memorandum serves to supersede the memoranda, dated June 2, 2004 and May 8, 2006 (as revised), regarding the same topic. Please click the icon below for complete revised information.

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posted by [dmastrella] on Jun 12, 2015

Zoning Board of Appeals

Please find a link to the summary for Applications for Variances and Special Permits to be heard at the meeting of June 16, 2015.

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posted by [dmastrella] on Jun 12, 2015

Zoning Board of Appeals 2015 Schedule

Zoning Board of Appeals meetings start at 7:00 PM. Please click the icon below for the complete listing of Filing Deadline Dates and Meeting Dates.

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posted by [dmastrella] on Jun 12, 2015

Planning Board Announcement

The following application has been withdrawn by the petitioner and will not be on the Planning Board agenda for June 18th. Request to rezone 2.86± acres of land from R-3 TO MFR-5 (Z-2015-18) Property located at 85 Ayer Road, Ellicott Development Co., Petitioner.

posted by [dwiller] on Jun 16, 2015

Open House at Amherst Senior Center!

The Amherst Center for Senior Services will host their annual Open House on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 from 9:00 am – 12 noon. This free event will include tours of the center, a meet & greet with Senior Center staff, ask the social worker session and a continental breakfast on the patio. There will also be displays of Center clubs and classes. Individuals who join the Center on the day of the open house and current members who bring a friend to join will receive a voucher for a free lunch.

posted by [mmilligan] on Jun 16, 2015

Spring Speakers Series #3

Learn all about medical newspaper clippings from 1901-1906 at the Senior Center on June 26th beginning at 1 PM. This database contains articles from local newspapers including the News, the Courier, the Enquirer, the Times, the Review and the Express. Topics include public health issues such as local disease outbreaks, food, and milk purity, tenements and animal control as well as local area politics. Reservations requested.

posted by [mmilligan] on Jun 16, 2015

Walk in the Old Home Days Parade!

The Amherst Senior Center is excited to participate in this years parade on July 7th beginning at 6 PM. Anyone interested in walking or riding in the van, please contact Jennifer or Joanne in the Program Department at 636-3055.

posted by [mmilligan] on Jun 16, 2015

Community Development Annual Report for 2014

The Consolidated Annual Plan and Evaluation Report for Fiscal Year 2014 is now available by clicking the icon below. The document includes information on how to submit comments.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jun 17, 2015

Fitness in the Parks

Check out Fitness in the Parks - it's a great (and free) way to stay in shape this summer!

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posted by [rmccarthy01] on Jun 22, 2015

Summer Concert #2

Join us for the big band sounds of SERENDIPITY SWING on the terrace of the Senior Center on July 15th from 6 PM to 7 PM. Indoors if raining. Please make a reservation by calling 636-3055 ext. 3108.

posted by [mmilligan] on Jun 22, 2015

Highway Phone Outage

Please be advised that due to a power outage the telephone system at the Highway Department is not fully functional. You may call 631-7117 to reach the dispatch line.

posted by [tray] on Jun 23, 2015

Fall 2015 Course Catalog Now Available

The Fall 2015 Course Catalog at the Amherst Center for Senior Services is now available by clicking the icon below. The fall trimester of classes begins August 31, 2015 and runs through December 18, 2015. Advance registration for Amherst resident members begins on Monday, July 13, 2015. Open registration for non-members and non-resident members begins on Monday, August 3, 2015.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Jun 25, 2015

Amherst South Rotary Friday Night Family Flicks

Join us for FRIDAY NIGHT FAMILY FLICKS - showing on a GIANT Outdoor Screen at dusk (+/- 8:30pm) at the Clearfield Community Center Lawn (730 Hopkins Rd.) & Harlem Road Community Center Lawn (4255 Harlem Rd.) Click the icon below to view the movie schedule.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Jun 26, 2015

Amherst Kid's Summer Boot Camp & More

Looking for a high energy, fun filled exercise class for your kids? Do you want to move them out from in front of the TV or computer? This class is designed to increase the overall health and fitness of children and teens in a fun, safe and motivating environment through the use of obstacle courses, fitness and muscle group terminology and safe exercise form. Click the document icon below for more information.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Jun 26, 2015

July 4th Independence Day Celebration

Saturday, July 4 – Independence Day Celebration University at Buffalo; North Campus, Baird Point, Amherst. Bar Room Buzzards 7:00-8:15p.m. Erie County Wind Ensemble 8:45-10:00p.m. Fireworks at Dusk. Sponsored by Northtown Automotive Companies. *If the fireworks display is presented, but concert cannot be held due to weather, the Erie County Wind Ensemble will perform on Tues., July 14th at Bassett Park and Bar Room Buzzards on Tuesday, August 11th at Bassett Park, with a rain site of Clearfield Community Center. Click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Jun 26, 2015

Garbage & Refuse Pickup

Garbage and recycling pickup will NOT be impacted by the the 4th of July holiday since the holiday falls on Saturday.

posted by [tbeck] on Jun 29, 2015

July 2015 Open Skate Schedule

Please click the link below to view the July 2015 Open Skate Schedule at the Northtown Center at Amherst.

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posted by [bwaltz] on Jun 30, 2015

Remembering the Brave Men and Women

Guy R. Marlette, Deputy Supervisor of the Town of Amherst, advises that the fourth Amherst Veteran’s Memorial Unveiling of Names is scheduled for Friday, July 10, 2015, at 12:00 pm at the Amherst Veterans Memorial in the Amherst State Park located at 400 Mill Street in Williamsville. Please click the icon below for more detailed information about this event.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jun 30, 2015

Daily Menu

Please click the icon below to view the July Senior Services daily menu.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Jul 01, 2015

Network Newsletter

Please click the icon below to view the Senior Services Network Newsletter.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Jul 01, 2015

Event Calendar

Please click the icon below to view the July Senior Services event calendar.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Jul 01, 2015

Amherst Summer Concert Series

Please click the icon below to view the upcoming Summer Concert schedule.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Jul 01, 2015

Telecommunications Study

Please click the icon below for more information about the New York State Public Service Commission's study examining the state of telecommunications in New York State.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jul 02, 2015

Town Assessor

The Town of Amherst in Erie County, NY is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Town Assessor. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jul 02, 2015

Family Room - July Calendar

The Family Room July Calendar is now available for viewing. Be sure to check out all the fun activities being planned!

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Jul 06, 2015

Family Room Summer News

Family Room Summer Newsletter is now available for download. Stop by for a visit!

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Jul 06, 2015

Family Room - August Calendar

The Family Room August Calendar is now available for viewing.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Jul 06, 2015

Road Work - Youngs Rd.

The Amherst Highway Department will be performing road construction (milling and repaving) on Youngs Road between Maple Road and Sheridan Drive starting on July 9, 2015. The overall project will be on-going for approximately 1 week. There will be traffic restrictions, road closures and detours in the northbound direction during this work between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Residents are asked to use caution when traveling in this area both for their safety and the safety of the workers. If residents have any questions please email jspeth@amherst.ny.us

posted by [tbeck] on Jul 07, 2015

Flea Market at Amherst Senior Center: July 18

The Amherst Center for Senior Services will be accepting items in good condition for its Flea Market beginning Monday, July 13 through Thursday, July 16, between the hours of 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Items can be delivered to the Main Entrance of the Center and receipts for tax purposes will be given upon request. No clothing will be accepted. The Flea Market will take place on Saturday, July 18 from 9:00 am – 12 noon at the Amherst Center for Senior Services. All proceeds from the Flea Market benefit the Center’s programs, services and activities.

posted by [mmilligan] on Jul 07, 2015

Secretary to the Councilmembers Position Opening

SECRETARY TO THE COUNCILMEMBERS The Town of Amherst in Erie County, NY is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Secretary to the Councilmembers. Duties will include preparing and entering resolutions on behalf of Councilmembers, dealing with constituent issues and directing residents to the appropriate liaison or department head to follow-up when necessary. The position requires effective communication and strong general secretarial skills. Amherst residency will be required. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Forward letter of application and resume to Robert P. McCarthy, Director of Human Resources, Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221. EOE, M/F/V/D

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posted by [rmccarthy01] on Jul 08, 2015

Assistant Electrical Inspector

The Town of Amherst in Erie County, NY is seeking an experienced individual to serve as an Assistant Electrical Inspector. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [rmccarthy01] on Jul 08, 2015

Standard Work Day and Reporting

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town of Amherst, location code 30045, hereby establishes the following standard work days for these titles and will report the officials to the New York State and Local Retirement System based on time keeping system records or their record of activities submitted by these officials to the Town Clerk: Please see attached.

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posted by [kcooper] on Jul 09, 2015

Glen Park Art Festival

For details about the upcoming 2015 Glen Park Arts Festival on July 25th and 26th, please click the icon below.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jul 13, 2015

Arts & Cultural Funding Application

Please click the icon below for more information about the 2016 Town of Amherst Arts & Cultural Funding application. Applications must be postmarked no later than August 3, 2015.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jul 13, 2015

Brownfield Cleanup Program

The link below opens a fact sheet that describes an approved plan to perform activities to clean up contamination related to the Northtown Inc. Site #C915292 (Amherst, Erie Co.), within New York’s Brownfield Cleanup Program.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jul 13, 2015

Family Room - September Calendar

The Family Room September Calendar is now available for viewing. Be sure to check out all the activities planned!

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Jul 15, 2015

New Library at Center Seeks Donations

The new Library at the Amherst Senior Center is seeking books in languages other than English. If you have any books, magazines or music, that you are willing to donate to the library they would be greatly appreciated. We would like to have one section in the library dedicated to the rich cultures which make up our Center membership. Donations may be dropped off at the Center during regular hours.

posted by [mmilligan] on Jul 20, 2015

Free Concert & Picnic Dinner

Enjoy a free outdoor concert featuring Sugar & Jazz Orchestra on Wednesday, August 19 from 6 - 8 PM. Come early & enjoy a Picnic Dinner from 5 - 6:30 pm for $5.00 -- includes roasted chicken leg, potato salad, coleslaw, roll & butter, beverage & cookie. Reservations at 636-3055 ext. 3108 by 8/14.

posted by [mmilligan] on Jul 20, 2015

Carnival at Senior Center: Date Changed to Aug 31

Due to weather, Carnival moved to Monday, August 31 so gather your grandchildren & come over for an old-fashioned Carnival at the Center. Carnival games, food, & dunk tank. Please RSVP to Ringmaster at 636-3055 ext. 3108.

posted by [mmilligan] on Jul 20, 2015

Hydrilla Control Demonstration Project

For more information about the USACE Tonawanda Creek-Erie Canal Hydrilla Control Demonstration Project please click the icon below.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jul 23, 2015

ECO Park Community Playground Meeting

Community input is being sought on a new playground for ECO Park (behind the former Cantalician Center). Help us with this project by attending a meeting on Thursday, July 30 at 7:00pm at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road (Meeting will be held in the Auditorium). Call 631-7132. Sponsored by Town of Amherst Planning & Amherst Youth & Recreation.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Jul 27, 2015

ECCAC Meeting Cancelled

The Energy Conservation Citizen's Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for August 6, 2015 has been cancelled.

posted by [skoeppel] on Jul 29, 2015

Enhanced Town Wellness Program is coming soon!

Town Employees and their spouses will soon have an opportunity to participate in a voluntary preventive health evaluation as part of the Town’s new enhanced Wellness Program. The health evaluation includes a blood test, blood pressure screening and a brief health assessment, and your results are 100% confidential. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

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posted by [rmccarthy01] on Jul 29, 2015

Planning Board Hearings

Copies of application materials and plans for items scheduled for public hearings at the August 20, 2015 Planning Board meeting are available. Please click below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Jul 31, 2015

August 2015 Open Skate Schedule

Please click the link below to view the August 2015 Open Skate Schedule at the Northtown Center at Amherst.

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posted by [dbauman] on Aug 01, 2015

August Network Newsletter

Find out about all the programs, events & activities in our August newsletter...

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posted by [mmilligan] on Aug 01, 2015

August Lunch Menu

August Nutrition Lunch menu...

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August Calendar of Events

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posted by [mmilligan] on Aug 01, 2015

Public Hearing on Comprehensive Plan Amendments

The Amherst Town Board will hold a Public Hearing on September 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on several proposed amendments to the Bicentennial Comprehensive Plan. The proposed amendments can be accessed by using the keyword "comprehensive" on the Town's home page or by clicking the link below.

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posted by [kschueler] on Aug 05, 2015

Public Info Session - 2014 Comp Plan Review Report

There will be a Public Information Session regarding the Draft 2014 Comprehensive Plan Review Report at the Amherst Planning Board meeting on August 20, 2015 at 6:30pm. The Review Report can be accessed by using the keyword "comprehensive" on the Town's home page or by clicking the link below.

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posted by [kschueler] on Aug 05, 2015

Post Season Pool Hours

North Forest Pool closes for the season Sunday 8/16. Clearfield Pool will be open 8/17-8/21 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

posted by [lehrenreich] on Aug 12, 2015

Zoning Board of Appeals

Please find a link to the summary for Applications for Variances and Special Permits to be heard at the meeting of August 18.

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posted by [tkoller] on Aug 13, 2015

Voluntary Separation Incentive Reminder – CSEA

Please be reminded that the deadline is September 1, 2015 for filing an application for the Voluntary Separation Incentive offered to CSEA members by the Town. If you have any questions regarding eligibility or other issues, please contact the Human Resources Department, or a CSEA representative. For more details please see the attached information.

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posted by [rmccarthy01] on Aug 13, 2015

Wellness Fair Set for September 19

Come and explore various options on health and wellness including acupuncture, yoga, hearing, healthy eating, fitness, demos & speakers. FREE event is co-sponsored by Independent Health & Tops.

posted by [mmilligan] on Aug 18, 2015

Pajama Project Underway at Senior Center

The Amherst Center for Senior Services is partnering with the Pajama Project which provides new pajamas and new books to children in need nationwide, many of whom are waiting to be adopted. During August and September, the Amherst Senior Center will be accepting donations of new, unused pajamas (any size) and books. These donations will be sent to a local chapter in the Buffalo area.

posted by [mmilligan] on Aug 18, 2015

Carnival Postponed Until August 31

The Carnival at the Amherst Senior Center planned for August 20 has been postponed until August 31 due to weather.

posted by [mmilligan] on Aug 19, 2015

2015 Agricultural District Open Enrollmment

The Erie County Legislature designated September1 through September 30 each year as the annual thirty-day period during which a landowner may request the inclusion of predominantly viable agricultural land into a certified agricultural district in accordance with Section 303-b of New York State Agricultural and Markets Law. Landowners interested in agricultural assessment and land protections may also be interested in enrolling in an agricultural district at this time.

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posted by [kcooper] on Aug 20, 2015

DRAFT 2014 Comprehensive Plan Review Report

The Amherst Planning Board seeks public comment on the DRAFT 2014 Comprehensive Plan Review Report. The Board will discuss the Report at its meeting on September 17, 2015. The DRAFT Report can be accessed through the link below.

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posted by [kschueler] on Aug 21, 2015

Thank A Vet Program

On Thursday, August 27,  10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., the  Erie County Clerks office is hosting a program where veterans can receive significant benefits and discounts on purchases and services. 

posted by [mmilligan] on Aug 21, 2015

Interactive Health Wellness Presentations Today

Interactive Health will be here on Tuesday, August 25th and Thursday August 27th to make a brief presentation about our new Town of Amherst wellness program. Please see the attached document below for more information, including dates, times and locations.

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posted by [rmccarthy01] on Aug 25, 2015

Fall Winter Program Guide 2015

New Fall Winter Program Guide 2015

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posted by [lehrenreich] on Aug 26, 2015

Network Newsletter

Please click the icon below to view the Senior Services Network Newsletter for September.

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posted by [tray] on Aug 26, 2015

Electronics Recycling Day

Please click the icon below for more information about the September 12, 2015 Electronics Recycling Day.

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posted by [dwiller] on Aug 28, 2015

Planning Board Hearings

Copies of application materials and plans for items scheduled for public hearings at the September 17, 2015 Planning Board meeting are available. Please click below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Aug 28, 2015

September Lunch Menu

Please see the September lunch menu ...

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posted by [mmilligan] on Aug 31, 2015

Super September Events & Activities

Take a look at all the great events & activities planned for September which is National Senior Center Month!

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posted by [mmilligan] on Sep 01, 2015

Community Volunteer Fair Set for 10/7

Over 50 organizations have been invited to participate in a Community Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 from 4:30 – 6:30. This is a great opportunity for all ages to learn about many different community organizations including cultural institutions, government agencies and non profits, etc., that are seeking volunteers.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Sep 03, 2015

Sunday Walks and Talks

Family-oriented fun, free, and open to the public. Sunday afternoons at 2:00 PM Rain or Shine Please wear weather-appropriate clothing.

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posted by [dwiller] on Sep 06, 2015

55+ Open Skate Party with Free Coffee & Timbits!

All are invited to a 55+ Open Skate Party on Monday, October 19 from 10 - 11:30 am at the Northtown Center at Amherst. Free instructions & tips, skate rentals available & light refreshments! Please RSVP to 636-3055 ext. 3108

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posted by [mmilligan] on Sep 08, 2015

Amherst Senior Men's Golf League Seeks Players

Golfers Wanted: Amherst Senior Men's Golf League is looking for additional players on Fridays at 7:00 AM (make-up on Mondays). Play at the improved and well-maintained Town Oakwood Golf Course. Come & get exercise and join the competitive challenge and fun. Monthly tournaments based on handicaps and lunch. All skill levels are welcome. Please call Rich Marcille at 634-3669.

posted by [mmilligan] on Sep 08, 2015

Minority/Woman Owned Business in Amherst Committee

The Minority/Woman Owned Business in Amherst Committee meeting scheduled for September 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting will be October 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm.

posted by [ebochiechio] on Sep 09, 2015

Town Board Schedule Change

Please be advised the Town Board meeting scheduled for September 21, 2015 is now scheduled to take place at 3:00 PM. This will result in changes to two public hearings. Click the icon below for more detailed information in a two-page document.

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posted by [dwiller] on Sep 09, 2015

Bakers Rack & Club Sale

Bakers Rack this Thursday, September 10 from 9 am - 12:30 pm - Club Sale this Thursday & Friday, September 10 & 11 from 9 am - 2 pm, Includes handcrafted baby items, scarves, hats, mittens, afghans, quilted items & homemade cards.

posted by [mmilligan] on Sep 09, 2015

Regional Information Sessions

The New York State Public Service Commission is sponsoring a series of regional information sessions and public statement hearings. Please click the icon below for a schedule of meetings.

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posted by [dwiller] on Sep 10, 2015

MusicalFare Theatre Presents "In the Heights"

Amherst Meals on Wheels & MusicalFare Theatre present "In the Heights" at Daemen College on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM. This Tony award winning musical includes Latin and salsa pop set in a vibrant New York City Washington Heights community. Tickets are $35 and are available at the Senior Center Reception Area, AMOW Office and by calling 6356-3065.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Sep 10, 2015

Zoning Board of Appeals

Please find a link to the summary for Applications for Variances and Special Permits to be heard at the meeting of September 15.

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posted by [tkoller] on Sep 11, 2015

Restricted Highways

Please click the icon below for more information about a New York State Department of Transportation Designation of Restricted Highway.

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posted by [dwiller] on Sep 15, 2015

Sidewalk Snow Clearing Contractor List

The Town is creating a list of contractors who would be willing and able to contract with property owners to clear snow on private sidewalks during winter months. Information for residents along with a form for interested contractors who wish to be included on the list can be accessed by using the link below.

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posted by [tray] on Sep 15, 2015

September 2015 General Skate Calendar

Please click the link below to view the September 2015 Open Skate Schedule at the Northtown Center at Amherst.

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posted by [dbauman] on Sep 16, 2015

Housing Rehabilitation Program

Funds are available in the Town of Amherst to assist low-mod income owner-occupied households with essential home repairs! Click on the document below for more information.

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posted by [sfitzpatrick] on Sep 16, 2015

"Magnificent Mammals & Spectacular Skeletons"

Join us on Saturday, October 3 from 10am-3pm at Glen Park (Glen Ave., Williamsville) for "Magnificent Mammals & Spectacular Skeletons" to learn about mammal bones, skulls and fur as well as an opportunity to participate in some hands-on activities and crafts at Noll Nature Center. All activities free of charge. Call Amherst Youth & Recreation, 631-7132 for further info.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Sep 23, 2015

Open Letter: Amherst Meals on Wheels

Please see the attached letter that is being distributed to all Amherst Meals on Wheels program participants and volunteers in light of the recent media attention pertaining to the organization.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Sep 23, 2015

Planning Board Hearings

Copies of application materials and plans for items scheduled for public hearings at the October 16, 2015 Planning Board meeting are available. Please click below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Sep 28, 2015

Flood Mitigation Forum

The Tonawanda Creek Flood Mitigation Committee will host an educational public forum, “Protecting Your Home from the Effects of Mother Nature II” on Thursday October 1, 2015 at Dodge Elementary School from 7:00-8:30 pm. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Sep 28, 2015

2016 Supervisor's Special District Budgets

The 2016 Supervisor's Special District Budgets are now available. Please click the icon below to view the Town's Budget and Financial Information.

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posted by [tray] on Sep 28, 2015

Family Room Newsletters

Fall Family Room Program Newsletter is now available. Be sure to check out all the fun events and activities!

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Sep 28, 2015

October Family Room Calendar

October Family Room Program Calendar is now online -- see what's happening this month!

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Sep 28, 2015

Family 5K Running Program

This six week running program is for beginner adult runners and their kids! It is one that uses walk/run to slowly, yet effectively get you ready to run a 5K race (3.1 miles) in six short weeks. Group meets twice per week at the Amherst Bike Path on North Forest near tennis courts Monday evenings, 6:15pm-7:45pm and Saturday mornings 9:30am-11am beginning October 5. Cost is only $99 per family for Amherst residents; to register visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org or for additional questions, contact Melissa Panzarella, 984-6025.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Sep 29, 2015

Breakfast Will Be Served on 10/20

Breakfast will be serve on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 8:45 am - 9:45 am at the Amherst Senior Center. Tickets will be done just like the Nutrition Lunch Program with a suggested donation of $3.00. Reservations are required by calling 636-3059. The menu is Western Omelet with peppers, onions and cheese, Hash Brown Potatoes, Orange Juice, Blueberry Muffin, Fresh Fruit, Milk and Butter.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Sep 29, 2015

October NETWORK Newsletter

Here's what is happening at the Amherst Senior Center in October...

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posted by [mmilligan] on Oct 01, 2015

October 2015 General Skate Calendar

-Document updated and new post made 10/5. Please click the link below to view the October 2015 Open Skate Schedule at the Northtown Center at Amherst

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posted by [tray] on Oct 01, 2015

October Lunch Menu

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posted by [mmilligan] on Oct 01, 2015

Sidewalk Snow Clearing Contractor List

The Town has created a list of contractors who would be willing and able to contract with property owners to clear snow on private sidewalks during winter months. A list of these contractors can be accessed by using the link below. For contractors who would like to be placed on this list, or for residents who would like more information, please visit the Engineering Department section on the Town of Amherst website and click Sidewalk Information.

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posted by [sgriebner] on Oct 02, 2015

Help with Survey: Keep Focus on Older Adults

URGENT: Please be aware that there is a proposal to do away with the New York State Office for Aging and merge it into the Office for Community Living. For those working in the field of aging, this means the funding allocations will not increase, but will be spread a bit thinner. It will take the focus off the older adult population and the special needs of older adults. Please help us by taking the survey by following this link:

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posted by [mmilligan] on Oct 02, 2015

Eggertsville Fire District 2016 Budget

Legal Notice of Public Hearing to be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Eggertsville Fire Hall, 1880 Eggert Road, Eggertsville, NY 14226, on the 20th day of October 2015 for the presentation of the proposed 2016 Budget of Eggertsville Fire District.

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posted by [kcooper] on Oct 05, 2015

Invasive Plant Species Committee Seeking Community

The Invasive Plant Species Committee is seeking a community volunteer. If you are interested then please contact Councilmember Ramona Popowich at rpopowich@amherst.ny.us. The organizational meeting is scheduled for Friday October 16, 2015 at 1:00 in the Councilmembers’ Conference Room in Town Hall.

posted by [dwiller] on Oct 05, 2015

Fall Leaf Pick Up

The Highway Department will not begin leaf pick up until the week of October 19th. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Oct 05, 2015

2016 Supervisor's Operating Budget

The 2016 Supervisor's Operating Budget is now available. Please click the icon below to view the Town's Budget and Financial Information.

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posted by [tray] on Oct 07, 2015

Family Friendly Flicks - Halloween Showing "E.T."

Join us for pre-Halloween family friendly fun with E.T. showing Friday, October 30 at 7pm at the Harlem Road Community Center - Auditorium, 4255 Harlem Rd. This event is free of charge; reserve your seats online by visiting www.amherstyouthandrec.org or call 631-7132 for further information.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Oct 07, 2015

Fall Concert & Dance

Step back in time with us for the big band sound of Sentimental Journey at Clearfield Community Center, Tuesday, October 13 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Concert free of charge. Please bring your own chairs as seating is limited.

posted by [rmccarthy02] on Oct 07, 2015

Winter Recess Camp Registration

Winter Recess Camp registration for children ages 5-11 is now taking place. Camp will be held December 28-30 at the Williamsville Youth Center, 5005 Sheridan Drive. Registration fee for Amherst residents is $5/day. Camp fee is $35/day per child or $30/day per child for additional children in a family. Nonresidents pay $50/day per child. Early bird and extended day programs are also available. To register, visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org or for further information, call 631-7132.

posted by [rmccarthy02] on Oct 07, 2015

School Taxes Due October 15th

Town Clerk Marjory Jaeger is reminding Amherst residents that School taxes are due on or before October 15, 2015. Click the icon below for information on extended office hours and alternative payment methods.

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posted by [tkoller] on Oct 07, 2015

2016 Annual Action Plan Comment Period is Open

The Town of Amherst held its first public hearing for fiscal year 2016 Annual Plan to use Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership funds on October 19, 2015 at 7:00pm in the Amherst Municipal Building. The comment period is open until November 20, 2015. Please click on attachment below for more information.

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posted by [sfitzpatrick] on Oct 07, 2015

Road Work Scheduled

Erie County Public Works, Division of Highways, has advised of the closure of Evans Street between Sheridan Drive and Main Street on the following date: Tue, Oct 20, 2015, from 7 am to 7 pm for paving (weather permitting). The contractor is Occhino Paving. Please call Mike at Erie County Highway at 858-2405 with any questions.

posted by [dwiller] on Oct 08, 2015

Prepare for Winter

Join us on Friday, October 23 from 10 am - 12 noon. Valuable information & helpful vendors. Be ready for a winter emergency!

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posted by [mmilligan] on Oct 13, 2015

Meet The Candidates Set for October 23

“Coffee with the Candidates” is set for Friday, October 23 at 9:00 AM at the Amherst Senior Center. Be an informed voter... If you are unable to attend our event and are looking for another site, please contact the League of Women Voters: League of Women Voters of Buffalo Niagara 1272 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, New York 14209-2401 716.884.3550 Fax: 716.882.3797 Email: lwvbn@lwvbn.org

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posted by [mmilligan] on Oct 15, 2015

November Family Room Calendar

See what's in store for the Family Room in November! Join us for fun fall events and activities!

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Oct 15, 2015

Zoning Board of Appeals

Please find a link to the summary for Applications for Variances and Special Permits to be heard at the meeting of October 20.

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posted by [tkoller] on Oct 16, 2015

Public Hearings

A series of public hearings has been scheduled seeking consumer input regarding the state Public Service Commission's Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Oct 20, 2015

Dedication for the Judith Chick Memorial Bridge

The Dedication Ceremony for the Judith S. Chick Memorial Bridge on the Ellicott Creek Trailway will be held on October 30, 2015 at 10:30 AM. The public is invited to attend. Please enter the Ellicott Creek Trailway at the N. Forest entrance and walk around the first bend. Click on the Icon below for more information

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posted by [ebochiechio] on Oct 21, 2015

Electrician/Traffic Systems Technician

The Town of Amherst is currently accepting applications for an Electrician/Traffic Systems Technician at the Highway Department. The position involves inspection, repair, and maintenance of Traffic Signals. Successful candidate will have experience as a commercial electrician and possess a CDL License. Must fully comply with the residency requirement of the Town of Amherst. Download application at www.amherst.ny.us and submit by November 15, 2015. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Send to Robert P. McCarthy, Director of HR, Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221 EOE, M/F/V/D.

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posted by [rmccarthy01] on Oct 21, 2015

Road Restriction

Please be advised of a road restriction on North Ellicott Creek Road Bridge beginning Oct 21, 2015. Click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Oct 21, 2015

Honorama Concert & Dinner

Join us on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 for this terrific concert featuring all French Horns with music specially composed or arranged for that instrument. Directed by Lowell “Spike” Shaw, former member of the Buffalo Philharmonic and instructor at the University of Buffalo. Dinner at 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Menu: Hot Turkey sandwich, cranberry sauce, Mixed Vegetables, Chef Salad & Gingerbread cake. Cost is $5.00 for a full meal and $3.00 for just the turkey sandwich.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Oct 22, 2015

NYS Carbon Monoxide Law for all Commercial Bldgs

These provisions are found in section 1228.4 of Title 19 of New York Codes and Regulations (NYCRR). Transition period for Existing Commercial Buildings to comply: June 27, 2015 to June 27, 2016. During this transition period, the owner of the building must provide the AHJ with a written statement certifying that the owner is attempting in good faith to install carbon monoxide detection as quickly as practicable and will be completed by the end of the transition period.

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posted by [dmastrella] on Oct 23, 2015

Youth Board Meeting

Please be advised that the Wed., Nov. 11, 2015 Youth Board meeting will now take place at the Northtown Center at Amherst, Skybox B.

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posted by [dwiller] on Oct 26, 2015

October 2015 Open Skate Schedule

Please click the link below to view the October 2015 Open Skate Schedule at the Northtown Center at Amherst

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posted by [dbauman] on Oct 27, 2015

Sounds of the Seasons

The Amherst Center for Senior Services will host the SOUNDS OF THE SEASON featuring “Serendipity Swing” on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This “Little Big Band” is an eight-musician ensemble plus a female vocalist from Buffalo, New York, that reflects a musical style from an era of famous dance halls, glamorous ballrooms and classy supper clubs. Dinner will be served from 5:00 – 6:30 pm and the menu is Roast Beef on Kimmelwick, horseradish, potato salad, green beans, brownie and coffee/tea. The meal cost is $5.00 and a sandwich only is $3.00. Payment is due the evening of the event and reservations are preferred by calling 636-3055 extension 3108. Walk ins are welcome.

posted by [mmilligan] on Oct 28, 2015

November NETWORK Newsletter

Start planning your November with all the great events & activities at the Amherst Senior Center...

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posted by [mmilligan] on Oct 29, 2015

Special Saturday: November 14

9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Includes Cookie & Coffee Chat, Insurance Information - Open Enrollment, and D’Youville School of Nursing. Plus Wii Bowling Tournament, Cooking Class - Apple Crisp, Lunch & Movie “Woman in Gold”...

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posted by [mmilligan] on Oct 29, 2015

November Lunch Menu

Please join us for our Nutrition Lunch ... good food, nice people & stimulating environment...

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posted by [mmilligan] on Oct 30, 2015

Planning Board Hearings

Copies of application materials and plans for items scheduled for public hearings at the November 19, 2015 Planning Board meeting are available. Please click below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Oct 30, 2015

December Family Room Calendar

December calendar for the Family Room Program is now online -- check out the fun family activities and events!

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Nov 01, 2015

Highway Project on Sweet Home Rd

Letter of October 15, 2015, from Darrell F. Kaminski, Regional Director, in regard to highway project on Sweet Home Road from Maple Road to Rensch Road. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Nov 02, 2015

Employment Opportunity: Laboratory Technician

The Town of Amherst is currently accepting applications for a Laboratory Technician (Environmental Chemistry) at the Water Pollution Control Facility. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Nov 02, 2015

Employment Opportunity: Senior Electrician

The Town of Amherst is currently accepting applications for a Senior Electrician at the Wastewater Pollution Control Facility. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Nov 02, 2015

Cancellation of Town Board Work Session

The Town Board Work Session scheduled for November 9, 2015 has been cancelled.

posted by [ebochiechio] on Nov 04, 2015

National Gypsum Mine Area

Foundation Construction Requirements over National Gypsum Mines - Revised Requirements. This memorandum serves to supersede my previous memorandum, dated January 5, 1995. Please click the icon below for complete revised information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Nov 04, 2015

November Events & Activities

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posted by [mmilligan] on Nov 05, 2015

November Wellness at the Center

Please consider joining us for one or all of these health related events...

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posted by [mmilligan] on Nov 05, 2015

Williamsville Art Society Holiday Show

The Williamsville Art Society will hold their HOLIDAY SHOW reception at the Amherst Senior Center on Sunday, November 8 from 2-4 PM. The exhibit will run through December 8, 2015 and is open to the public during Center hours Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM in their new gallery space. For more information, visit www.williamsvilleartsociety.org.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Nov 05, 2015

REMINDER - Schedule Your Free Health Evaluation

Town employees and spouses scheduling and participating in a Free Interactive Health Evaluation will take important steps in assuring and maintaining their good health, and will be eligible to win great prizes including a 60” HDTV, one of 2 Apple iPads, one of 2 Fit Bits, and Wegman’s Gift Cards. Click on the link or see the flyer below for more information.

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posted by [rmccarthy01] on Nov 06, 2015

Exemption Applications Filing Dates

Please click the icon below for important tax exemption information.

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posted by [ppidgeon] on Nov 06, 2015

Amherst Veterans Committee Meeting Cancelled

The Amherst Veterans Committee Meeting scheduled for Monday, November 9, 2015 at 5:30pm has been cancelled.

posted by [ebochiechio] on Nov 09, 2015

Zoning Board of Appeals

Please find a link to the summary for Applications for Variances and Special Permits to be heard at the meeting of November 17.

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posted by [tkoller] on Nov 10, 2015

Senior Center Closed November 11

The Amherst Senior Center will be CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2015 for Veteran's Day.

posted by [mmilligan] on Nov 10, 2015

Interested in Photography?

Join the Amherst Camera Club ~

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posted by [mmilligan] on Nov 12, 2015

Large Print Books Needed

The Amherst Center for Senior Services is looking for donations of Large Print Books for its New Library. Books are greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at the front desk, attention Program Department during Center hours of 8:30 am – 4:15 p.m.

posted by [mmilligan] on Nov 16, 2015

Join Us for Breakfast with Santa!

Bring your kids, grandkids & neighbors for an old fashioned BREAKFAST WITH SANTA on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. Enjoy all you can eat pancakes, sausage & more! $5 per person and children 2 & under are free. Morning will be filled with crafts, games and Mr. No The Balloon Guy. Sit on Santa's lap from 10 am - 11 am. Reservations are required by calling 636-3055 ext. 3108.

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posted by [dwiller] on Nov 17, 2015

Notice of Election

Please find more information about the upcoming Snyder Fire District Fire Commissioner election at the icon below.

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posted by [dwiller] on Nov 18, 2015

Road Lane Restrictions

Maple Road between North Forest Road and Hopkins Road will have lane restrictions with signage beginning Tuesday, November 24, 2015, through Friday, December 11, 2015. The purpose is to repair roadway joints. The Erie County Department of Public Works has advised of the following. Contact is Wayne Scibor, Supervising Engineer (858-6419).

posted by [dwiller] on Nov 22, 2015

Project SCOPE

An informal presentation to kick-off Project Scope - Successful Career OPtions Explored for Middle-High School students and beyond to get insight into their future and learn about careers directly from someone in the field will be held on Monday, Nov. 30 at 7pm at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Rd., Meeting Rm. 1. Kelly Cycon, PhD, Director of Virology from Zeptometrix will be on hand for a Q & A session. Please join us! For more information, contact Robin Erwin, rerwin@amherst.ny.us

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Nov 23, 2015

Amherst Youth & Recreation Holiday Hours

Amherst Youth & Recreation Department offices at the Northtown Center at Amherst will observe the following schedule for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day holidays-- Wednesday, Nov. 25 CLOSING AT 4:00PM Thursday, Nov. 26 & Friday, Nov. 27 CLOSED Thursday, Dec. 24 & Friday, Dec. 25 CLOSED Thursday, Dec. 31 CLOSING AT NOON Friday, Jan.1 CLOSED for further information on obtaining a 2016 resident photo ID card or information on youth and recreation programs, call 631-7132 or visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org to register online.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Nov 23, 2015

Family Friendly Flicks - Disney's The Santa Clause

Join us for an afternoon of fun and a family friendly flick - featuring Disney's "The Santa Clause" on Saturday, December 12 at Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Rd. Afternoon activities start one hour prior to the show at 12:30pm; crafts, sno cones, face painting, games and more! Movie begins at 1:30pm; all activities free of charge. Register for your seats online at www.amherstyouthandrec.org or call 631-7132 for questions.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Nov 23, 2015

Drop 'n Shop

Let your children enjoy an evening of crafts and games while you finish your holiday preparations on Friday, December 4 and Friday, December 11 at Clearfield Community Center from 6:00pm-9:00pm. For children ages 3-12. Program will be closed if Williamsville Schools are closed. Fee: $10 per family per session with valid resident ID; pre-registration required - visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org to register or call 631-7132 for more info.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Nov 23, 2015

Winter Spring Program Guide 2016

Winter Spring program guide for 2016. Registration starts December 14, 2015.

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posted by [mpouli] on Nov 23, 2015

Be A Santa to a Senior

The Amherst Center for Senior Services has joined with Home Instead Senior Care of Williamsville to coordinate a Be a Santa to a Senior® program. The Amherst Center for Senior Services has provided the names of 55 seniors in need through our Senior Outreach Services (SOS), Amherst Meals on Wheels (AMOW) and Amherst Adult Day Care programs. Their names and wish items have been placed on Be a Santa to a Senior® tags and those tags are on the tree located in the front foyer at The Amherst Senior Center. Members and the public are encouraged to take a tag and purchase a gift. All gifts must be delivered "unwrapped" to the Amherst Center for Senior Services by December 14, 2015.

posted by [mmilligan] on Nov 24, 2015

November 2015 Open Skate Schedule

Please click the link below to view the November 2015 Open Skate Schedule at the Northtown Center at Amherst

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posted by [dbauman] on Nov 24, 2015

Geneology Club Hosting 3 Presentations

The Genealogy Club at Amherst Senior Center Announces 3 Presentations during the month of December: - Tuesday, December 8 at 10:30 AM - Angelo Coniglio on "Finding your Ancestor's Hometown" - Tuesday, December 15 at 10:30 AM - Linda Schmieder on "German Research" - Tuesday, December 29 at 10:30 AM - Heidi Bamford on "New York State Resources" Presentations are held at the Amherst Senior Center, 370 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Open to the public ~ all welcome.

posted by [mmilligan] on Nov 25, 2015

December Network Newsletter

Please see our informative newsletter for upcoming events, activities & news.

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December Lunch Menu

Enjoy a good lunch, great socialization in a cozy setting...

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Holiday Happenings...

Please joins us for one or all of these Holiday Happenings...

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December Events

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December Health & Wellness Activities

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posted by [mmilligan] on Dec 02, 2015

Westwood Neighborhood DGEIS

The Town Board will consider determining that the revised Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) submitted for the Rezoning & Planned Unit Development of 772 North Forest Road and 385-391 Maple Road (“Westwood Neighborhood”) on October 23, 2015 is adequate for public review. This matter will be before the Amherst Town Board at its upcoming meeting on December 7, 2015. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Dec 04, 2015

Part-Time Cleaner

The Town of Amherst Police Department is looking for a part time cleaner. The position is at the Police Department on 500 John James Audubon Parkway. Town of Amherst residents only. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Dec 08, 2015

Town Comptroller

The Town of Amherst is seeking an experienced professional responsible for the fiscal management of the Town’s finances. Amherst residency will be required. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Dec 08, 2015

Secretary to the Councilmembers

The Town of Amherst in Erie County, NY is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Secretary to the Councilmembers. Amherst residency will be required. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Dec 08, 2015

Zoning Board of Appeals

Please find a link to the summary for Applications for Variances and Special Permits to be heard at the meeting of December 15.

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posted by [tkoller] on Dec 09, 2015

Notice of Town Board Meeting for December 28, 2015

Please see the attached legal notice for the December 28 Town Board Meeting.

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posted by [tkoller] on Dec 09, 2015

Planning Board

The Amherst Planning Board will hold a special meeting on Thurs., Dec. 17, 2015 at 5:15 PM in the Town Hall Council Chambers, 5583 Main Street to “Interpret Condition #1 (blasting), Windstone Subdivision, 6380 & 6420 Main Street and 5999 Sheridan Dr., CMB Windsor, LLC, Petitioner.

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posted by [dwiller] on Dec 11, 2015

Community Development Draft Annual Action Plan

Town of Amherst Community Development uses U. S. Department of HUD Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Grant (HOME) funding for programs. Attached is the Draft 2016 Annual Action Plan, covering the 2016 fiscal year (April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017). The draft Plan will also be available in local libraries, Town Clerk’s Office, and Village of Williamsville Clerk’s Office, beginning Tuesday, December 15, 2015. A second public hearing to accept comments on the proposed budget and Annual Action Plan has been scheduled for January 19, 2016 at the Town Board meeting.

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posted by [emori] on Dec 16, 2015

Scam Alert!

Please be advised that the Amherst Police Department has posted a warning re: IRS Scam Targeting Amherst Residents.

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posted by [mmilligan] on Dec 17, 2015

Resident ID Cards

Amherst Youth & Recreation photo ID cards for the 2016 calendar year are now on sale. A valid ID card is needed to register for programs and services and to receive resident discounts for open skate sessions. Proof of residency and a new photo, taken at time of registration are required. Parents, please bring your child's old ID card or birth certificate. Cards can be purchased only at the Youth & Recreation Department office, Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive. Cost is $5 per person. Office hours are 8:30a.m. to 5:30p.m. Monday through Friday. For more info. call 631-7132.

posted by [rmccarthy02] on Dec 18, 2015

Notice of Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Please see the attached legal notice for the December 29 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting.

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posted by [tkoller] on Dec 18, 2015

Mid-Winter & Spring Recess Camp Registration

Registration for mid-winter and spring recess day camp for 5-11 year olds is now available online. Visit www.amherstyouthandrec.org for registration forms and complete camp information. Early bird and extended day options are provided at an additional cost. For questions, call 631-7132.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Dec 18, 2015

Winterfest

Join us for a winter wonderland of fun on Saturday, January 23 from Noon-3pm at the Harlem Road Community Center! Winterfest will feature outdoor and indoor activities -- horse drawn wagon rides, games plus a Despicable Me movie showing at 3pm! Gym activities, cookie decorating, crafts and more! Hot refreshments and complimentary snacks available. Mark your calendars for this not-to-be missed FREE event! Call 631-7132 for more info.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Dec 21, 2015

Town Hall Meeting

A community forum to address growing concerns and dangers of opiate and heroin use will be held on Wednesday, January 6 from 6:30-8:30pm at Amherst Town Hall Council Chambers, 5583 Main St., Williamsville. Officers from the Amherst Police Department and a treatment professional will speak on the topic and address current trends. The forum will also feature a resource fair to help connect individuals with information and assistance. For further information, contact the Amherst Task Force, 631-7132, ext. 7518 or e-mail: dfcgrant@amherst.ny.us

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Dec 22, 2015

Proposed Changes to Town Board Rules of Order

Please click the icon below for proposed revisions to be considered for adoption at January 4, 2016, Town Board Meeting.

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posted by [dwiller] on Dec 23, 2015

December 2015 General Skate Calendar

Please click the link below to view the December 2015 Open Skate Schedule at the Northtown Center at Amherst

posted by [dbauman] on Dec 27, 2015

Family Room Newsletter January - March 2016

Read here for The Family Room's winter Open Door hours, field trips, registration for PLAYGROUPS, special events and more!

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posted by [dwiller] on Dec 28, 2015

Christmas Tree Pickup

The Town of Amherst Highway Department will begin picking up Christmas trees starting on January 4, 2016 and will conclude pickup on January 15, 2016. From January 18, 2016 on trees should be put out with your weekly garbage. Residents are reminded that trees must be free of tinsel, garland or any other materials. For more information, please contact the Amherst Highway Department at 631-7117.

posted by [tbeck] on Dec 28, 2015

Westwood Memorandum

The attached memorandum dated November 23, 2015 accompanies draft Resolution 2015-1338 for the DGEIS Completeness Review for Westwood that is scheduled for the December 28, 2015 Town Board meeting. Please click the icon below for more information.

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posted by [dwiller] on Dec 28, 2015

December General Skate Calendar

Please click the link below to view the December 2015 Open Skate Schedule at the Northtown Center at Amherst

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posted by [dbauman] on Dec 28, 2015

Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement

Please click the link below for information regarding the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) for the proposed Westwood Multi-Use Development.

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posted by [tray] on Dec 29, 2015

Employment Opportunity

The Town of Amherst Assessors Office is seeking a part-time secretary to work up to 19 hours per week.

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posted by [dwiller] on Dec 30, 2015

Network Newsletter

Please click the icon below to view the January 2016 Network Newsletter.

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posted by [tray] on Dec 31, 2015

Daily Manu

Please click the icon below to view the January 2016 Daily Lunch Menu for the Senior Center.

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posted by [tray] on Dec 31, 2015

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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