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Design Advisory Board

Meeting Dates

Thu., January  25, 2024,  06:00 PM

Thu., February  22, 2024,  06:00 PM - CANCELLED

Thu., March  28, 2024,  06:00 PM - CANCELLED

Thu., April  25, 2024,  06:00 PM - CANCELLED

Thu., May  23, 2024,  06:00 PM

Thu., June  27, 2024,  06:00 PM

Thu., July  25, 2024,  06:00 PM

Thu., August  22, 2024,  06:00 PM

Thu., September  26, 2024,  06:00 PM

Thu., October  24, 2024,  06:00 PM

Thu., December  12, 2024,  06:00 PM

Thu., January  23, 2025,  06:00 PM

Meeting Location

Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY

To verify, please call (716) 631-7013.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Design Advisory Board is to support the goals and objectives of the Comprehensive Plan and the implementation of the Zoning Code by promoting design excellence in Amherst.

The Design Advisory Board (DAB) supports the Planning Board/Director on matters related to building and site design for projects located within mixed-use zoning districts and other matters as referred. The DAB reviews proposed site plans for their application of the Town’s Design Guidelines within Mixed Use Districts and provides recommendations to the Planning Board/Director and other boards upon request.

Supplemental Information

Disclosure Information


Jacqualine G. Berger, Councilmember


Dal Giuliani (C)  term expires  12/31/2024

Duncan Black (V)  term expires  12/31/2026

Marissa Colucci (M)  term expires  12/31/2028

Tracy Conhiser-Uy (M)  term expires  12/31/2025

Peter Talty, Jr. (M)  term expires  12/31/2027


(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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  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
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  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221