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Posted on Oct 03, 2023 by the Councilmembers OfficeResidents of Niagara and Erie counties may observe a low flying aircraft in their communities starting today October 2nd. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will be conducting an aerial radiological survey of Niagara and Erie counties throughout the month of October in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In order to conduct the survey, the single-engine plane will travel a carefully planned linear grid pattern over the two counties at an altitude of approximately 500 feet above the ground. For more information please follow the link below.
Posted on Sep 27, 2023 by the Office of the SupervisorA road closure in town will impact Youngs Road motorists. Erie County Department of Public Works has announced that Youngs Road from Aero Drive to Lawrence Bell Drive will have a full road closure from Oct. 4 to Nov. 8 (expected). The road will be fully closed to all traffic as crews rehabilitate the Youngs Road Bridge over Ellicott Creek. Signed detour will be posted. This is an Erie County DPW project. All questions must be directed to that office. The Town of Amherst is posting as information for motorists.
Posted on Sep 22, 2023 by the Office of the SupervisorMark your calendars to celebrate Autumn and Halloween in the Town of Amherst at these great events! Enchanted Forest Walk - Oct. 13; BNHV Drive-Thru Trick or Treat - Oct. 19; BNHV Traditional Trick or Treat - Oct. 20 & 21; APD Bootastic Halloween Bash - Oct. 28; Amherst Library Trunk or Treat - Oct. 29; Trot the Turkey Trail - Nov. 11; and Family Fun Nights - Sept. 22, Oct. 14, Nov. 17 and Dec. 1. Some events require registration, please see attached document for complete event details.
Posted on Sep 14, 2023 by the Emergency Services & Safety DepartmentFire Departments throughout the Town of Amherst are hosting Open Houses to demonstrate how they serve the community and answer any questions for residents looking to volunteer. These fun events are a great opportunity to meet the men and women who protect our town. See attached document for complete details.
Posted on Jun 16, 2023 by the Arts and Culture in Public Places BoardThe 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 July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, and November 16 2023.
Posted on May 11, 2023 by the Highway DepartmentStarting 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.
Posted on May 05, 2023 by the Highway DepartmentPlease click the document link below for a list of proposed roads to be paved by the Town Highway Department in 2023. 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.