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FREE LANDLORD TRAINING!!

Housing Opportunities Made Equal is hosting a free training session via zoom on January 21, 2021 at 3pm. Here is the link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2Cw-5WurQ8O9Cn96efjPOg

Posted on Jan 06, 2021 by the Planning Department.

2021 Exemption Renewals

Please see below for information regarding New York state changes for 2021 Senior Low Income and Disability Exemption renewals

Posted on Jan 11, 2021 by the Assessor's Office.

Request for Proposals for Architectural Services

The Town of Amherst is seeking a qualified firm to design a single family home in the Town of Amherst. Please see the attached RFP if you are interested.

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Posted on Jan 13, 2021 by the Planning Department.

February Network

Winter Wonderland of Hope at Center on February 6 from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm. Details on front cover of issue.

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Posted on Jan 25, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Winter Wonderland of Hope

Join us at the Amherst Center for Senior Services on Saturday, February 6 from 1:30-3 for crafts, treats, games, and activities for all ages.

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Posted on Jan 25, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Amherst to Amherst Walking Challenge

The Amherst to Amherst walking challenge is a community effort to walk from Amherst, Nova Scotia to Amherst, NY (and maybe beyond). It will include “stops” in Amherst, Quebec, Amherst, New Hampshire and Amherst, Massachusetts. We may even make it to Amherst, Texas! The steps will be added collectively from both Amherst residents and Amherst employees. To register send an email to toainfo@amherst.ny.us

Posted on Jan 29, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Notice of RFP - Court Reporters

The Town Attorney for the Town of Amherst (Town) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) in search of stenographic firms to provide court reporting services for depositions and for hearings conducted under General Municipal Law §50-h.

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Posted on Feb 03, 2021 by the Attorney's Office.

2021 State of the Town Address

Supervisor Brian J. Kulpa presented his 2021 State of the Town Address on February 5, 2021. Please follow the link below to view his address.

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Posted on Feb 10, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Recognizing & Honoring Black History Month

The Amherst Community Diversity Commission will be holding an event via Zoom on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Recognizing & Honoring Black History Month. Please click the document link below for information on joining this event.

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Posted on Feb 11, 2021 by the Amherst Community Diversity Commission.

Winter Wonderland of Hope

Winter Wonderland of Hope Saturday, February 20 1:00-3:30 pm SPONSORED BY ELDERWOOD Amherst Center for Senior Services Crafts, treats, games & more! Online reservations required by going to: https://amherstyouthandrec.org/ or https://myactivecenter.com/#signup/USA.NY.Amherst.Amherst-Center-for-Senior-Services Use only if you do not have a Y & R account. Space is limited.

Posted on Feb 17, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

March Network

Class registration begins!

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Posted on Feb 22, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

March Nutrition

Join us for in-house lunches this March!

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Posted on Feb 24, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Highway Materials Bid Sections 1-4 Bid Submittals

Please click the website link below to view the Highway Materials Bid Sections 1-4 Bid submittals.

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Posted on Mar 04, 2021 by the Office of Contract Compliance & Administration.

April Network

Class registration begins on Monday, March 29.

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Posted on Mar 16, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Enjoy a Spring Event

The Town of Amherst's Spring Stroll scheduled for Friday, March 26, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm at the Amherst Center for Senior Services has been cancelled due to the high wind forecast.

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

2021 Amherst Garden Walk

Applications are now available for the 2021 Amherst Garden Walk that is scheduled for July 10 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Please click the website link for an online application. Applications must be submitted no later than June 20.

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Posted on Mar 26, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

CLUB LIST

Due to COVID 19 restrictions, some clubs are on hiatus.

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Posted on Mar 29, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Glen Park Joint Board Meeting Cancelled

Please be advised the Glen Park Joint Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday April 6, 2021 has been cancelled.

Posted on Apr 06, 2021 by the Glen Park Joint Board.

Amherst Central Park Task Force Meeting Cancelled

Please be advised the Amherst Central Park Task Force meeting scheduled for Thursday April 8, 2021 has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting for the Task Force is Thursday May 13, 2021.

Posted on Apr 07, 2021 by the Amherst Central Park Task Force.

MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE!!

Have you been financially affected by the pandemic and are behind in your mortgage payments? Please see the attached information for help with your mortgage.

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Posted on Apr 08, 2021 by the Planning Department.

APRIL NETWORK

April is Financial Awareness Month

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Posted on Apr 19, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Virtual Public Meeting

There will be a Virtual Public Meeting held on May 6th, 2021 @ 7 pm via Zoom to discuss the 2021 Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan. Please click the document link below for more information.

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Posted on Apr 22, 2021 by the Planning Department.

May Network

May is Older American's Month!

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Posted on Apr 26, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

2021 Board of Assessment Review

The Board of Assessment Review will meet on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Please visit the Assessor's Office Challenge Your Assessment web page for more information.

Posted on May 03, 2021 by the Department of Information Technology.

May Menu

Our Mother's Day Luncheon is on May 5. There will also be a complimentary Memorial Day BBQ lunch on May 27 paid for by our friends at Elderwood.

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Posted on May 03, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Standard Work Day & Reporting

The Town of Amherst, hereby establishes the following standard work days for this title and will report this official to the New York State and Local Retirement System submitted by this official to the Town Clerk. Please see attachment.

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Posted on May 04, 2021 by the Town Clerk / Receiver of Taxes.

Stormwater Annual Report

Please click the document link below to view the Stormwater Management Program Annual Report for the period ending March 9, 2021. The public comment period for this report will end by May 27, 2021.

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Posted on May 07, 2021 by the Engineering Department.

NFTA Bus Network Improvement Survey

NFTA-Metro is improving their bus network so the new network reflects rider needs and priorities! Help them by taking a brief survey. The survey ends June 14, 2021.

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Posted on May 21, 2021 by the Planning Department.

June Network

June is Alzheimer's & Brain Health Awareness Month. Check out some of our programs sponsored by Brookdale this month.

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Posted on May 24, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

4th of July

Due to Covid, there will be no Town of Amherst Independence Day celebration (fireworks) this year.

Posted on May 26, 2021 by the Youth and Recreation Department.

Amherst Central Park Task Force Meeting Cancelled

Please be advised the Amherst Central Park Task Force meeting scheduled for Thursday June 10, 2021 has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting for the Task Force is Thursday July 8, 2021.

Posted on Jun 01, 2021 by the Amherst Central Park Task Force.

Planning Board Meeting Rescheduled

Please be advised, the Planning Board Meeting scheduled for June 17, 2021 has been rescheduled to June 24, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Posted on Jun 01, 2021 by the Planning Board.

Mill Middle School - Amherst State Park Memorial Day Celebration

Please click the website link below to view the Amherst State Park Memorial Day Celebration from Mill Middle School.

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Posted on Jun 02, 2021 by the Councilmembers Office.

Current Club List

Join a club today!

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Posted on Jun 04, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

2021 Juneteenth Event

The Amherst Center for Senior Services in collaboration with the Amherst Diversity Commission invite you to a celebratory Juneteenth lunch on June 17 at 12:00 pm. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance and can be made by calling 636-3051. Please click the document link below for more information.

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Posted on Jun 10, 2021 by the Amherst Community Diversity Commission.

Food Truck Rodeo at Amherst Veteran's Canal Park

Join the Town of Amherst, VFW Post 416, Bank on Buffalo, DJ Entertainment, and several local food trucks for a dinnertime food truck rodeo at Amherst Veteran's Canal Park. Limited lot parking is available, road and lawn parking also available. Event is free to the public to attend, and no tickets are required. Handicapped accessible bathrooms are available on site. For the most updated information on this event, please visit the social media event page below by clicking on the link. Friday, June 25th Amherst Veteran's Canal Park Brenon Road, Amherst NY 4-7pm We look forward to seeing you at the Park!

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Posted on Jun 15, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Employment Opportunity

There are presently several positions in the Engineering Department – Sewer Maintenance Division for Motor Equipment Operator. Applications should be submitted by Friday, July 2, 2021. Please click the document link below for more information. Employment Forms can be found at the website link below.

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Posted on Jun 22, 2021 by the Human Resources Department.

Local Declaration of a State of Emergency Rescinded

Supervisor Brian Kulpa has rescinded the existing local State of Emergency effective at 12:00 PM June 24, 2021. Please click the document link below for more infomation.

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Posted on Jun 24, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

July Network

Check out "Carnival Kids Steel Drum Orchestra" at the Center on Wednesday, July 21.

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Posted on Jun 28, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

NFTA Bus Route Changes & Participation

The NFTA recently completed a survey asking riders about bus network improvements. Based on survey input, they have created a map of concepts or alternatives. These can be accessed on their new website (see link). This round of community engagement will last through July 18th.

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Posted on Jul 01, 2021 by the Planning Department.

Test Alert

This is a test alert message.

Posted on Jul 01, 2021 by the Department of Information Technology.

Farmer’s Market

The Town of Amherst will host it’s second seasonal Farmer’s Market at Bassett Park on Sunday, July 11th from 10am-2pm. The market will feature over 30 vendors, Pub Coffee Hub food truck, live music by NorthCoast, Performance artists from Sherry Martin Dance School, and a volunteer-led read aloud. Join us for all the fun and excitement at the Market!

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Posted on Jul 06, 2021 by the Department of Information Technology.

Application for Justice Assistance Grant Funds

Notice is hereby given that the City of Buffalo, in partnership with the County of Erie and the Towns of Amherst and Cheektowaga, is participating in a grant sponsored by the US Department of Justice, under the Bureau of Justice Assistance, entitled Edward Byrne Memorial 2021 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG). This formula-grant award will be utilized to support various components within the criminal justice system such as enhanced public safety through targeted and directed patrols, equipment and technology upgrades, and juvenile prosecutorial enhancement. Further information can be obtained, or public comment can be submitted, by contacting: Captain Persons Town of Amherst Police Department 500 John James Audubon Pkwy Amherst, NY 14228 (716) 689-1311.

Posted on Jul 06, 2021 by the Police Department.

Farmer's Market at Bassett Park - July 11th!

The Town of Amherst will host it’s second seasonal Farmer’s Market at Bassett Park on Sunday, July 11th from 10am-2pm. The market will feature over 30 vendors, Pub Coffee Hub food truck, live music by NorthCoast, Performance artists from Sherry Martin Dance School, and a volunteer-led read aloud. Join us for all the fun and excitement at the Market!

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Posted on Jul 07, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Resurfacing of Wehrle Drive

Please click the document link below for information on the public comment period in regard to a pavement resurfacing project on Wehrle Drive between Harlem Road and Aero Drive. Additional information can be found at www.cscos.com/WehrleDrive/

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Posted on Jul 08, 2021 by the Engineering Department.

Amherst Central Park Task Force Meeting Cancelled

Please be advised the Amherst Central Park Task Force meeting scheduled for Thursday July 8, 2021 has been cancelled. In lieu of a meeting the Task Force is submitting a written report. The next scheduled meeting for the Task Force is Thursday August 12, 2021.

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Posted on Jul 08, 2021 by the Amherst Central Park Task Force.

2021 Amherst Garden Walk Map

The 2021 Amherst Garden Walk map is available at the link below. This year's event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, July 10-11, 2021 from 10 AM to 4 PM.

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Posted on Jul 09, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Food Truck Rodeo at North Forest Park

Join the Town of Amherst, Snyder Fire Department, members of the Amherst Symphony Orchestra and several local food trucks for a dinnertime food truck rodeo at North Forest Park. Lot and accessible parking is available. Accessible bathrooms are available on site. Some lawn games will also be available for kids and families to enjoy. For the most updated information on this event, please visit the social media event page below by clicking on the link. Event is free to the public to attend, and no tickets are required. Friday, July 23rd North Forest Park 85 North Forest Road Williamsville, New York 14221 5-8pm We look forward to seeing you at the Park!

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Posted on Jul 14, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

July Youth Board Meeting Cancelled

Please be advised the Youth Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday July 14, 2021 has been cancelled. The next scheduled Youth Board meeting is Wednesday September 22, 2021.

Posted on Jul 14, 2021 by the Youth Board.

DEC Invites Public Comment

NYSDEC Invites Public Comment on Draft Plan to Investigate Contamination at Brownfield Site at former Westwood Country Club (click the website link below to view details).

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Posted on Jul 15, 2021 by the Amherst Central Park Task Force.

August Network

Don't miss the last concert of the season on August 18

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Posted on Jul 16, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Pool Closing

The Clearfield Pool is closed Saturday, July 17 due to weather.

Posted on Jul 17, 2021 by the Youth and Recreation Department.

Flooding Information

Please click the website link below for contact information & emergency phone numbers for flooding events and sewer backups.

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Posted on Jul 17, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Continued Environmental Monitoring of Earhart Drive Commercial Fire

Please click the document link below for FAQ's related to the continued environmental monitoring at scene of commercial fire at 120 Earhart on Tuesday 7/20/21.

Posted on Jul 23, 2021 by the Emergency Services & Safety Department.

Continued Environmental Monitoring of Earhart Drive Commercial Fire

Please click the document link below for FAQ's related to the continued environmental monitoring at scene of commercial fire at 120 Earhart on Tuesday 7/20/21.

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Posted on Jul 23, 2021 by the Emergency Services & Safety Department.

Public Hearing - Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan

There will be a Public Hearing at the Town Board Meeting on August 9, 2021 for the Adoption of the 2021 Amherst Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan. Please click the website link below to view the current draft plan.

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Posted on Jul 26, 2021 by the Planning Department.

August Menu

Check out our vegan options on Mondays.

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Posted on Jul 29, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Senior Center Clubs

Join a Club!

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Posted on Jul 29, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Request for Proposals for Lead-Testing Services

The Town's Community Development Program is seeking proposals for lead, mold and asbestos testing for their Housing Rehabilitation program. Please see the attached Request for Proposal. Proposals are due by August 20, 2021.

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Posted on Jul 30, 2021 by the Planning Department.

Special Meeting

A Special Meeting of the Amherst Town Board has been called for Monday, August 2, 2021 at 4:00 PM in the Amherst Council Chambers, “To Approve Settlement of Article 7 Proceedings brought by JC Penney against Town of Amherst”.

Posted on Jul 30, 2021 by the Town Clerk / Receiver of Taxes.

Fall Catalog

AARP will not be offering September classes

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Posted on Aug 03, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

ToA Farmer's Market at Bassett Park

Join the Town of Amherst on August 8, 2021, from 10am - 2pm at Bassett Park for a Farmer's Market. Over 30 vendors, including local farmers, artisans, and food vendors will be on-hand and offering the finest in local, outdoor shopping. Special guest, NorthCoast, will perform top hits of the 60's and 70's in the Amphitheater from 11:30-1:30. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and enjoy the live music during market hours. Additional activities also include a volunteer-led read-aloud under the tree behind the Senior Center tent, and pickup soccer on the large field next to Youngs Road. To learn more about this fun filled, family friendly event, follow this link: https://fb.me/e/DkrJUzll This event is free and open to the public. No tickets or pre-registration required.

Posted on Aug 05, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

ToA Food Truck Rodeo at Amherst Senior Center and Walton Woods Park

Join the Town of Amherst for the 3rd Food Truck Rodeo this season! 11 food trucks will rally at the Amherst Senior Center on August 20th from 5pm-8pm to offer a wide variety of dinner options. Guests will enjoy a live performance by NorthCoast, featuring top hits of the 60's and 70's. Staff from the Amherst Senior Center and Audubon Library will also be on hand to provide information, giveaways, and more! Finally, a special, guided Nature walk will run from 6-7pm (a 30 minute walk through Walton Woods), followed by an opportunity to make a nature craft at the Senior Center tent (all ages are welcome to participate, recommended ages for craft is 4-10 years old). Event is free and open to the public. No pre-registration or tickets are required. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and/or picnic blankets and enjoy an evening at the park! For more information about this event, please visit: https://fb.me/e/U2bnpTuE

Posted on Aug 05, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic 8/14/2021

The Erie County Dept. of Health has a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic scheduled for Sat., Aug. 14, 2021 from 8 AM to 12 PM at the Northtown Recreation Center, 1615 Amherst Manor Dr. in Williamsville. Please see the flyer for details and to schedule an appointment.

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Posted on Aug 06, 2021 by the Emergency Services & Safety Department.

Town Board Special Meeting

Please see the attached for information on the Town Board Special Meeting for August 17, 2021 at 4 PM.

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Posted on Aug 12, 2021 by the Town Clerk / Receiver of Taxes.

North Forest Pool Closed for the Season

The North Forest Pool is now closed for the season. Please visit the Clearfield Pool through Friday, August 20. Thanks for a great summer, we look forward to seeing you next year!

Posted on Aug 15, 2021 by the Youth and Recreation Department.

Town Hall Mask Requirement

Face coverings or masks are required in Town Hall public spaces and public meetings regardless of vaccination status.

Posted on Aug 17, 2021 by the Emergency Services & Safety Department.

O'Connell & Co. Company Concert

Tonight's concert by O'Connell & Company, originally scheduled for Bassett Park, has been moved to the Clearfield Community Center, 730 Hopkins Road. The concert begins at 7:00pm. Please bring a chair. Face masks are encouraged.

Posted on Aug 18, 2021 by the Youth and Recreation Department.

Supervisor Announces Neighborhood Forums

Supervisor Kulpa announces a series of neighborhood forums to update residents on ongoing projects and initiatives. The meetings will provide a comprehensive look at efforts underway to ensure the continued growth and development of the town. See attachment for complete meeting schedule.

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Posted on Aug 18, 2021 by the Emergency Services & Safety Department.

Upcoming ToA Community Meetings

The Town of Amherst will be hosting a series of community meetings to outline projects, provide status and timeline updates, and address any other thoughts or concerns regarding the town.

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Posted on Aug 19, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

September Network

September is National Senior Center Month

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Posted on Aug 20, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

September Menu

September is National Senior Center Month

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Posted on Aug 20, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Pools Closed for the Season

The Clearfield and North Forest Pools are now closed for the season. Thanks for a great summer - we will see you next year!

Posted on Aug 21, 2021 by the Youth and Recreation Department.

Amherst Highway Road Work

Tomorrow 8/27 - Amherst Highway will be milling Renaissance Dr. from Via Foresta to Covent Garden. Road will be closed except to local traffic. Please follow the arrows at the intersections. Work is weather permitting. The following work is also weather permitting: * Monday, 8/30 - we will be milling Renaissance Dr. from Covent Garden to Ayer Rd. Once again, road will be closed except to local traffic. Please follow the arrows at the intersections * Monday, 8/30 - we will be milling Youngs Rd. from Klein to Dauphin. Northbound traffic from Klein Rd. will be open. Southbound traffic from Casey Rd. will be detoured via Paradise & Hopkins. All traffic will go northbound. After milling of Youngs Rd. is complete we will go right on to paving it - weather permitting.

Posted on Aug 26, 2021 by the Highway Department.

Amherst Highway Road Work

The following work is weather permitting: * Monday, 8/30 - we will be milling Renaissance Dr. from Covent Garden to Ayer Rd. Once again, road will be closed except to local traffic. Please follow the arrows at the intersections * Monday, 8/30 - we will be milling Youngs Rd. from Klein to Dauphin. Northbound traffic from Klein Rd. will be open. Southbound traffic from Casey Rd. will be detoured via Paradise & Hopkins. All traffic will go northbound. After milling of Youngs Rd. is complete we will go right on to paving it - weather permitting.

Posted on Aug 30, 2021 by the Highway Department.

Bill's Spirit Day at the Farmer's Market at Bassett Park

Join the Town of Amherst for our final seasonal market at Bassett Park on Sunday, September 12, from 9am-12:30pm. It’s Bills Spirit Day at the Market! Pickup all your game day favorites before the 1pm kickoff!! 30+ vendors, volunteer-led read aloud, Pub Coffee Hub food truck, live music performed by NorthCoast, lawn games, and more!

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Posted on Aug 30, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Community Meetings

Community Meeting 8/30/21 @ 6:30 pm at Ellicott Creek Fire Hall. For future Community Meetings, please see attached.

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Posted on Aug 30, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Food Truck Rodeo at the Amherst Senior Center and Walton Woods Park

Join the Town of Amherst and several food truck operators for safe and fun event at Walton Woods Park and the Amherst Senior Center. This event will feature 5 local food trucks serving up some of WNY's finest fare! Event also features several other special guests, including staff and volunteers from the Amherst Senior Center, nature walk with a Amherst Parks Docent and kids craft at the Senior Center tent, and a live performances by the Rocky Blues Band, and Abhi Shake and Crew Dance. Limited seating available, guests are encouraged to bring picnic blankets and enjoy this beautiful park.

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Posted on Aug 30, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

American Rescue Plan Act Funds

Please click the website link below for the Town of Amherst’s tentative budget spending plan on American Rescue Plan Act funds.

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Posted on Sep 01, 2021 by the Comptroller's Office.

Delayed Garbage & Refuse Pickup

Weekly refuse and recyclable collection will be delayed by one day next week due to the Labor Day holiday. Friday's pickup will be delayed one day and will be done on Saturday.

Posted on Sep 02, 2021 by the Highway Department.

Telephone Service Outage

Please be advised that the Town of Amherst’s telephone carrier is experiencing an outage at this time. We are working to have service restored as quickly as possible.

Posted on Sep 02, 2021 by the Department of Information Technology.

Honoring Victims of 9-11

In conjunction with the 20th Anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, members of the Amherst Youth Engaged in Service (YES) Program setup a memorial of flags in front of the Amherst Town Hall.

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Posted on Sep 03, 2021 by the Councilmembers Office.

Amherst Central Park Task Force Meeting CANCELLED

The Amherst Central Park Task Force meeting scheduled for this Thursday, September 9th has been CANCELLED. The next ACP Task Force meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 14, 2021 via Zoom. Click the link below for meeting information.

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Posted on Sep 07, 2021 by the Planning Department.

NFTA-Metro Transit Expansion Project - Public Scoping Meetings

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and NFTA-Metro will hold two virtual meetings to accept public comments on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process for the proposed Buffalo-Amherst-Tonawanda Corridor Transit Expansion Project.

The meetings will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm and 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. You can register for each meeting here and here, respectively or by calling (716) 855-7382. A sign language interpreter will be available. To request a translator for a specific language, assistive listening system, or any other accommodations to facilitate participation in the meetings, please call 716-855-7382.

Comments may also be submitted by e-mail or mail through October 14, 2021 at transitexpansion@nfta.com or NFTA, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 Attn: Metro Transit Expansion Project.

For more information on the project and process please click the document link below, or go to nftametrotransitexpansion.com.

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Posted on Sep 07, 2021 by the Councilmembers Office.

2021 Veterans Memorial Ceremony

Amherst Veterans were honored at this year’s Veterans Memorial Ceremony.

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Posted on Sep 14, 2021 by the Amherst Veterans Committee.

Harvest Fest - Volunteers Sought

The Amherst Youth & Recreation Dept. is holding a Harvest Festival October 2 from 1pm-4pm at Bassett Park in Amherst. Volunteers are being sought for the event. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign-up using the link below. For questions, e-mail astravalaci@amherst.ny.us

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Posted on Sep 14, 2021 by the Youth and Recreation Department.

2021 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony

The Town of Amherst 2021 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony was held on Saturday September 11th, 2021 at the Amherst Memorial Hill Grove. Please click the website link below to view the video of the ceremony.

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Posted on Sep 15, 2021 by the 9/11 Commemoration Committee.

School Tax Payments are due by October 15, 2021

24 hour Tax Drop Box outside back door at Town Hall - 5583 Main St. For more information about property tax payments or receipts, please follow the link below.

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Posted on Sep 20, 2021 by the Town Clerk / Receiver of Taxes.

Electronic Recycling Event - Oct. 16th - Eastern Hills

Electronic Recycling Event - Oct. 16th - Eastern Hills - click on link for more information

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Posted on Sep 22, 2021 by the Highway Department.

2022 Supervisor's Budget Information

The 2022 Town of Amherst Supervisor's Operating and Special District Budgets are now available online. Please follow the link below to find the 2022 proposed budget documents.

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Posted on Sep 22, 2021 by the Comptroller's Office.

Let's Do Lunch

Explore the arts, history and culture of the area while enjoying a fine lunch with fellow Amherstonians!

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Posted on Sep 23, 2021 by the Councilmembers Office.

October Network

Make sure and check out our Senior Expo on October 27.

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Posted on Sep 23, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Zoning Board of Appeals Special Meeting

There will be a Special Meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 5:15 PM. Please click the document link below for more information.

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Posted on Sep 24, 2021 by the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Snyder Fire District Budget

Please click the document link below to view the Snyder Fire District's proposed 2022 budget.

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Posted on Sep 28, 2021 by the Town Clerk / Receiver of Taxes.

Youngs Rd. Work - Road Closure

Starting at approximately 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 29th Youngs Rd. from Klein Rd. to Dauphin will be CLOSED to ALL traffic until 2:30 p.m. Only school buses & emergency vehicles will be permitted, Detours will be posted. Please plan accordingly.

Posted on Sep 28, 2021 by the Highway Department.

Work Session Cancelled

Please be advised the Town Board Work Session scheduled for October 4, 2021 at 4pm has been cancelled. There will be a Regular Meeting of the Town Board on October 4, 2021 at 7pm.

Posted on Sep 30, 2021 by the Town Board.

Normal Schedule Pickup-Columbus Day

Garbage & recycling pick up will be on a normal schedule next week. The Columbus Day holiday will not affect the pickup schedule.

Posted on Oct 06, 2021 by the Highway Department.

Amherst Central Park Task Force Meeting Cancelled

Please be advised, the Amherst Central Park Task Force will not be meeting on October 14, 2021. The next scheduled meeting will take place December 9, 2021.

Posted on Oct 12, 2021 by the Amherst Central Park Task Force.

Proposed 2022 Budget Hearing of the Eggertsville Fire District.

Please see the attached Notice of Public Hearing of the Proposed 2022 Budget of the Eggertsville Fire District.

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Posted on Oct 13, 2021 by the Town Clerk / Receiver of Taxes.

Oct 18, 2021 Town Board Meeting

If you are having trouble viewing the Oct 18, 2021 7:00 PM Town Board Meeting Video through the normal video link, please click this link. Note this video will not be available until 7:00 PM on Oct 18, 2021.

Posted on Oct 18, 2021 by the Department of Information Technology.

Audubon Community Meeting Postponed

The Community Meeting scheduled for October 20th at the Audubon Branch Library has been postponed.

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Posted on Oct 19, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

SENIOR EXPO

SENIOR EXPO Wednesday October 27 4:00 pm-7:00 pm Dozens of fun and exciting vendors will be here! Healthcare, financial services, legal advice, housing and so much more!

Posted on Oct 21, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

October 25, 2021 Work Session Cancelled

Please be advised the Town Board Work Session scheduled for October 25, 2021 at 4pm has been cancelled. There will be a Budget Meeting of the Town Board on October 25, 2021 at 7pm.

Posted on Oct 21, 2021 by the Town Board.

November Network

November is Caregiver's Month. Check out our special programs on page 5.

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Posted on Oct 22, 2021 by the Center for Senior Services.

Oct 25, 2021 Town Board Meeting

If you are having trouble viewing the Oct 25, 2021 7:00 PM Town Board Meeting Video through the normal video link, please click this link. Note this video will not be available until 7:00 PM on Oct 25, 2021.

Posted on Oct 25, 2021 by the Department of Information Technology.

Request for CDBG Funding for Program Year 2022

Please see the attached document to request funding from Community Development for the Program Year of 2022. It's due on November 19, 2021. Thank you.

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Posted on Oct 25, 2021 by the Planning Department.

Parking Ban - November 1st

Reminder, the Town of Amherst Overnight Winter Parking Ban begins on November 1st. No overnight street parking during the hours of 1:00 am to 7:00 am.

Posted on Oct 26, 2021 by the Highway Department.

Jewish War Veterans

In honor of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America and Buffalo Frontier Post 25 – Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America. The bench is located at the Amherst Veterans Memorial, within Amherst State Park, where family, friends, and the community can gather to pay tribute to loved ones and their service.

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Posted on Oct 27, 2021 by the Councilmembers Office.

Trick or Treat Hours

The Town of Amherst Trick or Treat time will be Sunday, October 31st between the hours of 6 - 8 pm.

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Posted on Oct 29, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Collection Event - December 4th

You must register before the day of the event https://www.sunnking.com/events/cheektowaga-12-04-21

Posted on Nov 02, 2021 by the Highway Department.

Amherst Central Park Task Force Meeting Cancelled

Please be advised the Amherst Central Park Task Force meeting scheduled for Thursday November 4, 2021 has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting for the Task Force is Thursday December 9, 2021.

Posted on Nov 04, 2021 by the Amherst Central Park Task Force.

Let's Do Lunch with Joel Dombrowski

Joel Dombrowski will present a 1 hour discussion on "Lawless Buffalo", a look at Buffalo's rough days as it emerged from a frontier village to become the 8th largest city in the US.

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Posted on Nov 08, 2021 by the Arts and Culture in Public Places Board.

Holiday Happenings

Please join us for a festive evening of family fun on Friday, December 10 at the Amherst Senior Center! Pre-registration and complete details can be found on the flyer and link below!

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Posted on Nov 10, 2021 by the Youth and Recreation Department.

Garbage & Recycling Pickup This Week

Garbage & recycling pick up will be on a normal schedule this week. The Veterans Day holiday will not affect the pickup schedule.

Posted on Nov 10, 2021 by the Highway Department.

Neighborhood Meetings Cancelled

The Snyder & Getzville Neighborhood Meetings have been cancelled due to rising COVID rates.

Posted on Nov 12, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Town of Amherst Holiday Market at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Join the Town of Amherst, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, event sponsor Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union, Amherst Chamber of Commerce and over 25 vendors, for a Holiday Market on December 4th from 10am-2pm, on the grounds of Buffalo Heritage Village. This event is free and open to the public. Local businesses, vendors, food trucks, plant sale, and more!

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Posted on Nov 22, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

Garbage & Refuse Collection Schedule This Week

Don't forget if your garbage & refuse collection falls on Thanksgiving this week or follows after, your pickup will be delayed one day with Friday's pickup done on Saturday.

Posted on Nov 22, 2021 by the Highway Department.

11/21/2021 Open Government Advisory Board Meeting

Please be advised that the Open Government Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled for November 24, 2021 at 5:30 PM will now be meeting via Zoom rather than in person at the Amherst Municipal Building. Please see the information below for joining the Zoom meeting.

    Join Zoom Meeting
    Join by Phone: 1-929-436-2866
    Meeting ID: 899 9797 0291
    Password: 799000

Posted on Nov 24, 2021 by the Open Government Advisory Board.

Town of Amherst Holiday Hours

Town of Amherst offices will be closed Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Posted on Nov 24, 2021 by the Office of the Supervisor.

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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