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Town Board Meeting Videos

The video of the Town Board meeting from Wednesday March 25, 2020 has been uploaded to the Town website and is now available for viewing. Please click the link below to view this and other Town Board agendas, minutes, and meeting videos.

Erie County, NY Department of Health: Coronavirus Information


All Town of Amherst Board and Committee meetings (with the exception of the Town Board) will be cancelled for 30 days through April 14, 2020 or until further notice. In addition, Amherst Town Hall at 5583 Main Street is closed to the public and public access will be by appointment only.

  • Town Clerk: 716-631-7021 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (until further notice)
  • Assessor: 716-631-7038
  • Building Department: 716-631-7080
  • Planning Department: 716-631-7051
  • Purchasing/Contracts: 716-631-7007
  • Bids: 716-631-7007
  • Human Resources: 716-631-7025

For all other appointment requests, please call 716-631-7013 or 716-631-7032.

Town of Amherst Courts and Village of Williamsville Courts

All non-essential Town and Village of Williamsville court functions have been POSTPONED and all Town and Village Court buildings are CLOSED. Please see this Press Release for details

Bid Openings

Town of Amherst bid openings will be live streamed and recorded. The public will not be allowed to attend bid openings in person. Please see the links below for either the live stream or recordings. All bids are due according to their published times. The bid openings for Tue., March 23, 2020 will begin at 12:30 PM.

Amherst IDA

Amherst Schools & Education

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Subject Property

Address: 500 Maple Rd (Map)
Section, Block & Lot (SBL): 55.04-1-6.1
Owner Name: Town of Amherst,

Address: 500 Maple Rd
SBL: 55.04-1-6.1
Owner Name: Town of Amherst,
Acreage: 209.02
Property Type: Recreation & Entertainment
Description: Outdoor Sports Activities: Public Golf Courses
Actual Year Built: 1951
Town or Village: Town of Amherst
School District: Sweet Home Central
NY State School Tax Code: 628
Fire District: Getzville
Commercial Use:

Dstr wrhouse - 0 
Total Sq Ft:  600

Golf course - 18  Holes
Total Sq Ft:  18

Benev assoc - 0 
Total Sq Ft:  3,129

Non-contrib - 0 
Total Sq Ft:  1,500

Assessment Data

Total Assessed Value: $ 3,150,000.00
Land Assessed Value: $ 2,420,000.00
Last Valid Sale Date:
Last Valid Sale Price:
Sale Type:
Neighborhood Code: 3

Current Town / County Taxes (2020)

Tax Bill: $ 5,424.82
Exemption Savings: $ 28,372.08
True Tax Amount: $ 33,796.90
Payment Amount: $ 5,424.82
Payment Date: 02/11/2020
Exemption(s) or adjustment(s):
TOWN OWN $ 3,150,000.00

Tax History (two-year)

Tax Detail (two-year)

Current School Taxes (2019-2020)

Tax Bill: $
Exemption Savings: $
True Tax Amount: $
Payment Amount:
Payment Date:
Exemption(s) or adjustment(s):

Tax History (two-year)

Property Tax Summary

Combined Taxes: $
Town Portion: $ 5,424.82 or %
County Portion: $ 0.00 or %
School Portion: $ or %

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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  • Williamsville, NY 14221