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On June 20, 2011, the Amherst Town Board adopted Resolution 2011-577 and 2011-578 approving two separate agreements consolidating the Town's three Storm Water Drainage Districts and consolidating the Town's two Sanitary Sewer Districts. New York State General Municipal Law Article 17-A Section 751 provides that two or more local governmental entities may be consolidated into a single local governmental entity. The following information on the consolidations is being published pursuant to New York State General Municipal Law Article 17-A, Section 754.

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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  • Williamsville, NY 14221