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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR AI & 5 YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN


A Regional Analysis of Impediment to Fair Housing Choice and a 5 year Consolidated Plan will be completed by Erie County, City of Buffalo, the Amherst-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda HOME Consortium and the Town of Hamburg. Please see RFP notice attached.

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posted by [sfitzpatrick] on Feb 21, 2019

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Refuse Pickup Week of February 17th-Normal Schedule


Please note even though there is the Presidents' Day holiday on Monday, February 18, 2019 normal weekly refuse and recyclable collection will occur throughout the week.

posted by [tbeck] on Feb 15, 2019

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Zoning Review Working Group Meeting


A meeting of the Zoning Review Working Group will be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 6:30pm at Village Hall (5565 Main Street) to work on draft changes to the zoning code.

posted by [kschueler] on Feb 14, 2019

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Employment Opportunity


The Town of Amherst is currently accepting applications for two positions in the Engineering Department – Sewer Maintenance Division for Motor Equipment Operators. Please click the document link below for more information.

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posted by [tray] on Feb 07, 2019

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Public Hearing Items


Copies of application materials and plans for items scheduled for public hearings at the February 21, 2019 Planning Board Meeting are now available. Please click the link below for more information.

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posted by [tray] on Feb 01, 2019

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SBA's Finance Boot Camp for Small Business


The SBA is bringing their Finance Boot Camp to Batavia, NY at the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce. They encourage all businesses from the GLOW region to participate but seating is limited to the first 12 businesses to qualify. For more information or to register, please call Gregory Lindberg at (716) 551-5670 or e-mail gregory.lindberg@sba.gov

posted by [tray] on Jan 31, 2019

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SBA Buffalo District Newsletter


The SBA Buffalo District Newsletter - January 2019 Edition is now available. Please click the website link below to view the newsletter.

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posted by [tray] on Jan 31, 2019

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March Dinner Club


Join us at Russell's!

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posted by [cyensan] on Jan 31, 2019

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February Network


Join us for a Valentine's Day Celebration on Wednesday, February 13 at 5:00 pm.

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posted by [cyensan] on Jan 31, 2019

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February Menu


Join us on Wednesday, February 13 at 5:00 for a very special dinner.

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posted by [cyensan] on Jan 31, 2019

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Enhanced STAR Exemption


For those who turned 65 in 2018 or are turning 65 in 2019- An extra Property Tax Exemption may be available. Please click the website link below for more information on the STAR Exemption.

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posted by [tray] on Jan 31, 2019

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First-Time Homebuyer Orientation


Free and Open to the Public!! Information workshop on the home buying process. See flyer for date and time.

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posted by [sfitzpatrick] on Jan 29, 2019

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February 2019 General Skate Calendar


Please click the link below to view the February 2019 Open Skate Schedule at the Northtown Center at Amherst.

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posted by [dbauman] on Jan 27, 2019

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Family Room Winter Newsletter 2019


All the information, places to go, things to do and indoor fun in one place! Read all about it and start planning your winter family activities!

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posted by [knorton] on Dec 21, 2018

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Family Room Winter Calendars January - March 2019


See what's happening this winter in The Family Room!

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posted by [knorton] on Dec 21, 2018

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Winter / Spring 2019 Program Guide


The Youth & Recreation Winter/Spring Program Guide is now available. Please click the link below to view the Program Guide.

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posted by [tray] on Dec 05, 2018

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Club List


Join one of our 40 clubs in 2019!

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posted by [cyensan] on Dec 04, 2018

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YouthWork$ Program - Fall/Winter clean-up


If you are in need of help with raking, shoveling or other jobs around your home, please call the YOUTH WORK$ program at 631-7217 and ask for Robin Erwin or e-mail rerwin@amherst.ny.us We have teens that are interested in working for you. Our youth do a variety of jobs throughout the year. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Nov 08, 2018

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Parking Ban Goes Into Effect November 1st


The Town of Amherst parking ban starts on November 1st and runs thru April 1st from 1 am to 7 am daily. Please plan accordingly.

posted by [tbeck] on Oct 29, 2018

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Free Housing Counseling-Buffalo Urban League


There will be free housing counseling services at Town Hall on the third Thursday of the month from 10am-2pm. Please see attachment for details.

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posted by [sfitzpatrick] on Jul 20, 2018

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Belmont Housing Counselors Available at Town Hall


Free Housing Counseling at Town Hall on the third and fourth Wednesdays of the month starting January 2018. Please see notice for more information.

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posted by [sfitzpatrick] on Jan 01, 2018

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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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