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Potential property tax exemption for those 65 and older


The Amherst Town Assessor has announced a property tax exemption for residents age 65 and older if they meet certain income-based qualifications. See attached for complete details.

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Posted on Feb 01, 2023 by the Assessor's Office.

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Hike/Walk at Oakwood Conservation Area


Join Amherst Town Parks for a hike and/or walk at Oakwood Conservation Area. Please dress for weather. Hike/walk will be canceled if there is too much accumulated snow. Interested participants may register online at www.amherstyouthandrec.org.

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Posted on Jan 28, 2023 by the Youth and Recreation Department.

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Amherst LWRP Project Update – January 2023


The Town of Amherst Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) complete draft plan is completed and under the NYS Department of State “60 Day” Review Process. Please click the website link below for more information.

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Posted on Jan 24, 2023 by the Planning Department.

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Senior Services February Network


February is Heart Health Month!

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Posted on Jan 23, 2023 by the Center for Senior Services.

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Amherst Center for Senior Services Club List 2023


The Amherst Center for Senior Services has a Club for everyone!

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Posted on Jan 12, 2023 by the Center for Senior Services.

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Supervisor's January Message - Blizzard Response


Supervisor Brian Kulpa: Thank you. To everyone who stepped up during the Christmas Blizzard of 2022, I just want to say thank you. I am so proud of the Town of Amherst. Together, we saved numerous lives during the worst blizzard in our history. We learned a lot, and will continue to make improvements to be even better prepared to handle the next emergency. Most importantly we learned how strong we really are. Again, I thank you all.

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Posted on Jan 11, 2023 by the Office of the Supervisor.

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Winter Parking Ban


Winter Parking Ban

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Posted on Oct 31, 2022 by the Highway 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.

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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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