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School Tax Payments are due by October 15, 2021


24 hour Tax Drop Box outside back door at Town Hall - 5583 Main St. For more information about property tax payments or receipts, please follow the link below.

Posted on Sep 20, 2021 by the Town Clerk / Receiver of Taxes

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The 2022 Town of Amherst Supervisor's Special District Budget is now available online. Please follow the link below to find the 2022 proposed budget documents.

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Track Us Announcement IconYoungs Rd. Work - Road Closure
Starting at approximately 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 29th Youngs Rd. from Klein Rd. to Dauphin will be CLOSED to ALL traffic until 2:30 p.m. Only school buses & emergency vehicles will be permitted, Detours will be posted. Please plan accordingly.
Track Us Announcement IconLet's Do Lunch
Explore the arts, history and culture of the area while enjoying a fine lunch with fellow Amherstonians!

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Make sure and check out our Senior Expo on October 27.

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Electronic Recycling Event - Oct. 16th - Eastern Hills - click on link for more information

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24 hour Tax Drop Box outside back door at Town Hall - 5583 Main St. For more information about property tax payments or receipts, please follow the link below.

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The Town of Amherst 2021 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony was held on Saturday September 11th, 2021 at the Amherst Memorial Hill Grove. Please click the website link below to view the video of the ceremony.

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The Amherst Youth & Recreation Dept. is holding a Harvest Festival October 2 from 1pm-4pm at Bassett Park in Amherst. Volunteers are being sought for the event. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign-up using the link below. For questions, e-mail astravalaci@amherst.ny.us

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Amherst Veterans were honored at this year’s Veterans Memorial Ceremony.

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Please click the website link below for the Town of Amherst’s tentative budget spending plan on American Rescue Plan Act funds.

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Track Us Announcement IconSeptember Menu
September is National Senior Center Month

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September is National Senior Center Month

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AARP will not be offering September classes

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Join a Club!

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Executive Orders

Local Declaration of A State of Emergency (starting August 23, 2021)

Executive Order # 1 - Declaration of Local State of Emergency Due to COVID-19 (August 23, 2021)


Primary Purpose of the Program:

To assist low income households that are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The household should have been low income before the COVID-19 crisis occurred. Priority will be given to households that became unemployed due to the pandemic. Due to the funding source for this program, assistance will be provided to households who are most likely to achieve and maintain stable housing once they have been assisted by the program. Temporary rental assistance for up to 3 months and a limit of $3,000.00 will be given to households that qualify.

Program Information & Application

The Town of Amherst Emergency Operations Center, Planning Division, (EOC Planning Division) has been formed to facilitate a connection between the Town of Amherst EOC and local stakeholders, public and private service providers, community groups and other networks to assist in identifying needs and resource gaps, answering questions, and guide planning for a strategic response to COVID-19. Please click the website link below for information from the EOC Planning Division.

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Budget & Financials

The Town of Amherst Comptroller's Office publishes current and historical adopted Budgets as well as BANS & Bonds Official Statements, Audited Financial Statements and Gross Wages & Benefits. Questions about financial or budget issues can be directed to the Comptroller's Office.

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Town of Amherst Boards & Committees meeting schedules, link to agendas, minutes & video. If you're interested in joining a Board or Committee, please contact the Councilmember's Office at (716) 631-7013 or the Supervisor's Office at (716) 631-7032.

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Comprehensive Property InformationThe Town of Amherst has been a leader in providing access to online property information for nearly 20 years. In 2007, Amherst was awarded a New York State grant to further develop its online property information. Through this grant the Town of Amherst developed the Comprehensive Property Information (CPI) portal. The CPI provides detailed property information (i.e., building type, square footage, year built, etc.), assessments and taxes, an Assessment Challenge tool, a two-year historical breakdown of tax bills, true tax versus tax bill amount (accounting for exemption savings), and a tax analysis detailing the Town, County and School tax levies.

The Town IT Department works closely with the Town's Assessor and Town Clerk / Receiver of Taxes to ensure the online portal continues to provide valuable and up-to-date information. Please follow this link for tax bills online.

Please visit the Assessor's Office for information regarding the 2021 Final Assessment Roll, 2020 Final Assessment Roll, challenging your assessment, property sales, exemptions (including the STAR program), forms & worksheets, tax rates and frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding assessments and taxes.

For Information on the exemption process for 2021 renewals and new applications please see this press release from the Town of Amherst Assessor's Office from August 31, 2020.

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. Amherst community videos.

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