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NFTA-Metro Public Hearings

Office of the Supervisor

 
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Please be advised the Metro will be holding two public hearings on proposed changes to their fare structure. Please click the link below for more information.

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Town Board Work Session Scheduled - Sept. 6, 2016

Town Clerk

 
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A Work Session has been added to the Town Board Meeting Schedule for Sept. 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM.

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Town Board Work Session - Imagine Amherst Update

Planning Department

 
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The Consultant for the Imagine Amherst Project will be briefing the Town Board on September 6, 2016 at a Work Session regarding the progress that has been made thus far, and will be looking for confirmation from the Board regarding the direction of the project. The meeting will take place at 4:00pm in the Town's Council Chambers, located at 5583 Main Street.


 
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Westwood Neighborhood Project

Planning Department

 
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Please click the link below for information regarding the Westwood Country Club Wetland Determination.

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Final Roll

Assessor's Office

 
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Final assessment roll is now available on our website.


 
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Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement

Planning Department

 
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Please click the link below for information regarding the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) for the proposed Westwood Multi-Use Development.


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Millings Available For Sale To Public

Highway Department

 
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Millings available to public for purchase - They are $4.50/cubic yard. Please call (716) 631-7117 to schedule a time to pickup from our location at 1042 North Forest Rd. Procedure information will be given when you call. We normally load millings between the hours of 7 a.m and 3 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

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2016 Erie County Agricultural District Open Enroll

Town Clerk

 
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2016 Erie County Agricultural District Open Enrollment - 30 Day period for inclusion of predominantly viable agriculture lands into existing agricultural districts.

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Place Totes 3 Feet Apart Please

Highway Department

 
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The Office of Refuse Control would like to remind residents to please try and keep their garbage and recycling totes at least 3 feet apart when placed out for disposal. Modern's automated trucks need that space to minimize drops or spills and also to have enough room to place it back neatly. Thank you.

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Nature Calling - Guided Walk & Drop-in Program

Youth and Recreation

 
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The Nature Calling - Guided Walk & Drop-in program at the Noll Nature Center scheduled for Monday August 29th and Wednesday August 31st have been cancelled.


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Imagine Amherst - Joint Committee Meeting

Planning Department

 
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Imagine Amherst is a project to review and revise the Town's Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance to more effectively guide and regulate development and redevelopment. The Town will be holding a joint meeting of the Project Working and Technical Advisory Committees on September 7, 2016 at 7:00pm in Village Hall, located at 5565 Main Street in the Village of Williamsville.


 
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Go Back to School & Have Fun!

Senior Services

 
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Over 95 classes will begin this Fall at the Amherst Senior Center with many openings available including: Resistance Training with your own personal trainer; Computer Classes; Astrology; Watercolor & Acrylic Painting; Drawing with Colored Pencils; Dance & Exercise classes; and AARP Smart Driver Course. Please check the Fall 2016 Course Catalog online at the Town of Amherst website at: www.amherst.ny.us by clicking on the Senior Services Department in the left column and then selecting the Fall 2016 Course Catalog link in the left column. The catalogs are also available at the Center.


 
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Bike Path Repaving

Highway Department

 
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We will be repaving the bike path starting on Monday, August 22nd. This will be approximately a 4 day project and will include digging up roots & reconstructing.

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Mosquito Testing

Highway Department

 
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The Town of Amherst Highway Department reports that Mosquito's infected with the West Nile Virus have been identified recently within our town. The Mosquito Crews continuously set traps to capture and test mosquito's for virus they may carry. The Town of Amherst is the only Municipality in Erie County that traps mosquito's for testing. Currently there is no evidence of the Zika virus anywhere in the town.


 
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Your Feedback is Needed

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Erie County Senior Services is conducting a community needs assessment to identify issues influencing the health and quality of life of older adults and residents of all ages. Please use the link here to complete the survey to help us learn about priority issues in our community.


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Solid Waste RFP

Highway Department

 
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Please click the Click to view document" link below for detailed information on the revised, final 2016 Town of Amherst Solid Waste RFP in Microsoft Word Format. Please note that this revision was posted 8/12/2016. A PDF version of the RFP can be found by clicking "Click for website link" below.

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DEC Survey

Engineering Department

 
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The DEC is asking pool owners to check their pool filters for Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB). The (ALB) hasn’t been found in WNY, but it’s very important to keep a look-out. Please click the link below for more information.

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Invasive Algae Found in WNY Waterway

Engineering Department

 
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Didymo, an invasive algae, has been found in WNY. Please click the link below for information on proper cleaning of fishing and recreational boating gear in order to reduce the spread of this to nearby water bodies.


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Information for Homeowners

Building Department

 
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The Town of Amherst Building Department would like to remind all residents to be aware of contractors that approach homeowners with propositions to perform repair work that is not necessary. READ FULL DOCUMENT via link below.

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Community Volunteer Fair Set for October 5, 2016

Senior Services

 
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The Amherst Center for Senior Services will hold its annual Community Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:30 PM. Over 100 organizations including cultural institutions, government agencies and non-profits have been invited to participate to share their volunteer opportunities. We are looking for organizations who need volunteers to participate and for anyone interested in volunteer work, to please attend. The Amherst Senior Center is located at 370 John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst, NY, behind the Audubon Library. For Volunteer Fair inquiries, please call Volunteer Services at 636-3050 ext. 3126.

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Free Housing Counseling at Amherst Town Hall

Planning Department

 
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Free Housing Counseling offered by Belmont Housing Resources for WNY, on the first and last Thursdays every month from 8:30-4:30. Walk-ins are welcome. Please click on link below for details.

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2016 Summer Program Guide

Youth and Recreation

 
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Summer program guide

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Electronics Recycling Reminders

Highway Department

 
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ELECTRONIC RECYCLING As of January 1, 2015 it is New York State Law that: Electronic devices are NO longer accepted curbside. Items must be taken to the Amherst Highway Department 1042 North Forest Road, 7 days a week from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. These items include but are not limited to: DVD/VCR’s Stereo equipment including speakers Record players Computers & printers Telephones & answering machines Chargers & radios of all types Copy machines microwaves TELEVISIONS: Televisions will be picked up by the Amherst Highway Department by appointment only! To schedule a pick-up, please call 631-7117. Televisions are not to be left curbside more than one (1) day before your scheduled pick-up day.


 
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2016 NYS Uniform Code & Energy Code Update

Building Department

 
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Uniform Code: Transition Period – beginning on April 6th, regulated parties submitting a complete building permit application may comply with either the current Uniform Code or newly adopted Uniform Code as described above. The transition period will last from April 6, 2016 until October 3, 2016. On October 3rd, the newly adopted Uniform Code will become fully effective.

Energy Code: Effective Date – On October 3, 2016, the newly adopted Energy Code as described above will become formally effective. There is no transition period for the Energy Code.

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Recycling Old Electronics

Highway Department

 
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Wondering where you can take your old electronics? Check out this link - http://www2.erie.gov/recycling/index.php - for a list of places that accept items for electronic recycling and their individual guidelines.


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Senior Services Announcements

   
  Please follow the link below for more information about upcoming Senior Services events, announcements and monthly calendars.

Senior Services

 
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Youth & Recreation Announcements

   
  Please follow the link below for more information about upcoming Youth & Recreation Department events, announcements and monthly calendars.

Youth and Recreation

 
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Family Room Announcement

   
  Please follow the link below for more information about upcoming Family Room events, announcements and monthly calendars.

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Board of Ethics
Mon, Aug 22, 2016
06:00 PM

9/11 Commemorative Committee
Tue, Aug 23, 2016
10:00 AM

Amherst Community Diversity Commission
Tue, Aug 23, 2016
06:00 PM


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Information Technology Advisory Committee
Tue, Aug 30, 2016
06:00 PM

Energy Conservation Citizens Advisory Committee
Thu, Sep 1, 2016
07:00 PM


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(t,c) Labor Day
Mon, September 5, 2016

(c) Veterans Day
Fri, November 11, 2016

(t,c) Thanksgiving Day
Thu, November 24, 2016

(c) Day After Thanksgiving
Fri, November 25, 2016

(t,c) Christmas Day (observed)
Mon, December 26, 2016

(t,c) New Years Day
Mon, January 2, 2017

 

(t)  No trash & recycling collection.

(c) Town Court is closed on these dates. For more information, please click here.


 

 

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