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Open Government Advisory Board

Mission Statement

The mission of the Open Government Advisory Board is:

- to advocate for providing more information to the public;

- to expand opportunities for the public to participate in and influence governmental decisions;

- to encourage greater cooperation and collaboration among town officials and the public.

Local Law

Establishment of Open Government Advisory Board

Supplemental Information

There is no Supplemental Information for this board or committee.


Shawn A. Lavin, Councilmember


Brian Bray ( M)  term expires  12/31/2021

Roy DeFrancis ( M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Edward  McKee ( M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Phil Meyer ( M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Ronald Shubert ( M)  term expires  12/31/2021

James Tricoli ( M)  term expires  12/31/2020

Paul Wolf ( M)  term expires  12/31/2019

David Willer ( O)


(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person

Meeting Location

Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY

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

Meeting Dates

Thu., January  10, 2019,  06:00 PM

Thu., March  14, 2019,  06:30 PM

Thu., April  11, 2019,  06:30 PM

Thu., May  9, 2019,  06:30 PM

Thu., June  13, 2019,  06:30 PM

Thu., September  12, 2019,  06:30 PM

Thu., October  10, 2019,  06:30 PM

Thu., November  14, 2019,  06:30 PM

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrates its 200th Anniversary this year. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221