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FOIL Board

Meeting Dates

Fri., May  3, 2024,  03:00 PM

Thu., May  23, 2024,  02:00 PM

Tue., June  25, 2024,  02:00 PM

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Mission Statement

The Amherst Freedom of information Act Law (FOIL) Board will hear appeals from individuals denied a FOIL request by the Town of Amherst.

*Please note that all FOIL appeals should be submitted in writing to Councilmember Michael Szukala at 5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221 or by email at

Supplemental Information

There is no Supplemental Information for this board or committee.

Disclosure Information


Michael Szukala, Councilmember & Francina J. Spoth, Town Clerk


Ben Ansell (M)  term expires  12/31/2028

Stanley Sliwa, Esq. (M)  term expires  12/31/2028

Michael Szukala (M)  term expires  12/31/2028


(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person
(S) Secretary
(V) Vice Chairperson

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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