Town of Amherst - 5583 Main St,Williamsville, NY 14221

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The Board Assessment Review will meet on Grievance Day, Tuesday, May 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Northwest Amherst Community Center, located at 220 Northpointe Pkwy, Amherst, NY 14228. There will be additional appointments available on Thursday, May 30 and Monday, June 3. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call the Assessor’s Office at 716-631-7038. See attachment for additional information.

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Amherst Youth & Recreation summer program registration will begin Monday, May 20 at 9am. To view complete program listings and to register visit amherstyouthandrec.org for questions please call 716-631-7132.

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The Town of Amherst Community Diversity Commission is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Bassett Park, 359 Klein Road, Amherst. This free, family friendly, event will commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the community. Renowned Buffalo Council Woman Zeneta Everhart will deliver a keynote address. Councilwoman Everhart, whose son Zaire Goodman was among the victims of the tragic May 14th Tops shooting, will share her insights and reflections on resilience, community, and the importance of coming together in times of adversity.

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Town of Amherst Highway Superintendent Steve Floss has announced that the Amherst Highway Department will spend $3.2 million this year to pave and repair 60 Town roads. That money will come from Amherst’s Capital Improvement Project (CIP) bond money as well as funds from New York State that provides money through the CHIPS roads programs. See attached document for complete announcement.

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NYS Citizen Preparedness Training event will be held at 7 PM Wednesday, May 29 at Amherst Community Church, 77 Washington Hwy., Snyder, NY 14226. To register, click on the link below. Additional details provided in the attached flyer.

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Every May, we recognize National Building Safety Month. If you think about it, that is actually quite a broad recognition as a large number of industries, job titles and professionals can be celebrated during National Building Safety Month for their role in ensuring safe structures throughout our community. (See complete column attached)

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The Amherst Arts and Culture in Public Places Board presents "Let's Do Lunch". Explore the arts, history and culture of the area while enjoying a fine lunch with friends. Please click the document link below for information on the events scheduled for May 16, June 18, July 18, August 15, September 19, and October 17 2024.

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Please click the document link below for a list of proposed roads to be paved by the Town Highway Department in 2024. Factors beyond our control such as weather, contractor scheduling, material availability and equipment breakdowns could force us to delete some of the roads off the list.

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Belmont Housing Resources is holding 2 first-time homebuyer workshops on June 13th & June 20th at Amherst Town Hall. Please see flyer for information and how to register.

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Spots still open for fun outdoor activities this spring! Pop-ups are free of charge - register online by visiting amherstyouthandrec.org or call 716-631-7132.

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Starting April 1 residents can put out yard compost materials on their regular collection day. The material must be properly bundled and or packaged for pickup. For a complete explanation of guidelines, please see the link below.

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Make summer count! Take a class.

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Applications are now available for the 2024 Amherst Garden Walk that is scheduled for Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Please click the website link for an online application. Applications must be submitted no later than June 16, 2024.

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Join a Club and surround yourself with people with the same interests.

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The Strategic Economic Development Plan (SEDP) is a highly detailed strategic organization and implementation plan to give the Economic Development office and the Industrial Development Agency the framework to succeed. See the entire report here.

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The Town of Amherst has a new First-Time Homebuyer Program and is assisting homebuyers with up to $50,000 to purchase a home in Amherst. Please see the flyer for more information.

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The Amherst Center for Senior Services has 40 member only clubs.

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Starting the week of May 15, 2023, contractors will begin converting all street lights in the Town of Amherst to LED lighting. This project will take up to a full year to complete. Residents can call the Highway Department at (716) 631-7117 for more information.

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2024 Town of Amherst Assessment Equity Project - Property Assessments, Property Inventory and Comparable Sales
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Employment Opportunities - Available Positions, Employment Applications, and Contact Information
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Amherst Elected Officials - Contact Information, Boards and Committee Assignments
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Property Maintenance Complaints - Online Property Maintenance Complaints Portal
Refuse and Recycling - Collection Schedules and Replacement Totes
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Amherst Central Park - Task Force, Workshops, Presentations and Meeting Information
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Dog License Renerals - Amherst's Online Dog License Renewal System
Northtown Center at Amherst - Western New York's feature <ultipurpose Sports Facility
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