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Amherst Veterans Memorial Wall Application


Deadline to apply for the 2022 Unveiling of Names Ceremony at the Town of Amherst Veterans Memorial Wall is Tuesday, July 5. The application is available for qualifying US Military Honorable Discharged Veterans, who are current or were Amherst Town residents. Click on the link below or pick up an application at the Amherst Town Hall, 5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY, for inclusion on the Amherst Veterans Memorial Wall in the Amherst State Park. Fee is $200.00 which goes towards the stone engraving and monument maintenance. Veterans’ name and branch of service can be no longer than 22 spaces combined. This includes the commas, periods and space between letters. Save the Date - this year's ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 21 at the Memorial Wall in Amherst State Park on Mill Street.

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Posted on Jun 24, 2022 by the Amherst Veterans Committee.

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Let's Do Lunch


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.

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Posted on Jun 22, 2022 by the Arts and Culture in Public Places Board.

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4th of July, Summer Concert Series & Movies In The Park Schedule


The Town of Amherst Youth and Recreation Department has scheduled Summer Concerts at Bassett Park - including a 4th of July Celebration (No Fireworks). See complete details at the link below.

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Posted on Jun 17, 2022 by the Youth and Recreation Department.

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NFTA Parks Adventure Bus


This summer the NFTA is piloting the Parks Adventure Bus. Starting Saturday 6/18, NFTA Metro is providing free bus service to a different regional park each Saturday. Service will depart from the downtown bus station (181 Ellicott Street), with three trips to the park and three trips back to the start each day. Check out the website for more details!

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Posted on Jun 17, 2022 by the Planning Department.

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Information for Renters Regarding Assistance Animals


There's a free seminar for tenants regarding your rights when it pertains to assistance animals. Please see flyer attached, registration is required.

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Posted on Jun 16, 2022 by the Planning Department.

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Supervisor's June Message


Words matter. As I sat down to write this month’s column, I knew I had to address the recent massacres in Buffalo and Texas. I continue to pray for the victims and their families, and as I do, I thought, what can I say that hasn’t been said? And as I thought more, I found myself thinking: what has been said that should never have been said? What we say, what we mean, what we teach is important. The words we choose matter. This violence needs to end.

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Posted on Jun 08, 2022 by the Office of the Supervisor.

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Town of Amherst Earns WNY American Planning Association Award


The Town of Amherst’s Boulevard Central District (BCD) planning efforts have been awarded a 2022 Planning Award for Comprehensive Planning from the Western New York Section of the American Planning Association (APA).

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Posted on Jun 06, 2022 by the Planning Department.

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2022 Summer Programs


Please follow the link below for a copy of the Town of Amherst Youth & Recreation Department 2022 Summer Programs brochure.

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Posted on May 18, 2022 by the Youth and Recreation Department.

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2022 Tentative Assessment Roll


The 2022 Tentative Assessment Roll is now available. Please click the website link below to view or download the file.

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Posted on May 06, 2022 by the Assessor's Office.

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Partial Paving List 2022


Amherst Highway Superintendent Patrick Lucey is announcing that the Town Highway Department scheduled 60 roads for paving in 2022 which equates to over 20 lane miles. This is an increase over past years that was made possible by increased New York State funding and the Amherst Town Board. Some of the roads to be paved are Andover, Birdsong Cir., Boundbrook Ct., Brian Ave., Britannia Dr., Dann, Emerald, Exeter, Ironwood, Jack, Knollwood, Laurel, Lemay Ct., Pinebrook, Quantico, Renaissance, Rollingwood, Teakwood. This is only a partial list of roads, external factors such as weather conditions and the rising cost of fuel and asphalt will determine how many roads can be completed.

Posted on May 04, 2022 by the Highway Department.

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FREE HOUSING COUNSELING AT TOWN HALL


Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month the Buffalo Urban League will be available at Amherst Town Hall for free financial/housing counseling. Please call 250-2400 to make an appointment.

Posted on May 02, 2022 by the Planning Department.

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Free Landlord Training


Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) is offering free virtual landlord training. If you are interested, please use this link to register for it. www.homeny.org/landlordtraining

Posted on Feb 15, 2022 by the Planning Department.

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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The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

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