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April 21, 2020 ZBAMeeting

In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order 202.1 and for public health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, the Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on April 21, 2020, will not be meeting in-person and will be held via the Zoom videoconference application. The public will have an opportunity to view and participate in the meeting live. At a later date, a meeting transcript will be available.

The Public may view and participate via video or audio call in - Join the Zoom Meeting at 6:30 pm:

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Audio/Call-In Instructions: Note to callers your phone number will display to the public, to conceal your number enter *67 before you enter the phone number below.  

Meeting ID: 421 514 599
Password: 6317051

For further information or questions:

  • Contact the PLANNING DEPARTMENT at 716-631-7051.

posted by [tray] on Apr 08, 2020

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SBA Information, Seminars and Trainings

Please click the website link below for information from the SBA on seminars and trainings from April 6, 2020 - April 17, 2020.

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posted by [tray] on Apr 03, 2020

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2020 Amherst Garden Walk

Applications are now available for the 2020 Amherst Garden Walk that is scheduled for July 11 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Please click the website link for an online application. Applications must be submitted no later than June 27.

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posted by [dwiller] on Apr 02, 2020

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Starting April 1 residents can put out yard compost materials on their regular refuse day for pickup by Modern Disposal. The materials must be properly bundled for pickup (i.e. 4 foot lengths, no more than 60 lbs., etc.). Leaves, small trimmings and other yard waste must be put in containers, paper yard waste bags or bundled not weighing more than 60 lbs. The yard waste materials will be picked up weekly on regular scheduled refuse days. NO LOOSE LEAVES OR GRASS WILL BE PICKED UP AT THE CURBSIDE. In addition, at this time the Amherst Highway Department is suspending our annual spring brush pickup that normally starts in late May. We will provide updated information when available regarding this matter. If you have any questions please call Highway Dispatch at 631-7117.

posted by [tbeck] on Mar 25, 2020

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Spring Program Guide

Be sure to check out the new Amherst Youth & Recreation Spring Program guide. Link below or visit

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posted by [rmccarthy02] on Feb 14, 2020

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Skywarn Training

The Buffalo office of the National Weather Service will be conducting a SKYWARN spotter training seminar in Amherst, at Daemen College – Schenck Hall Room 202, 4380 Main St, on Tuesday April 21, 2020 at 7:00 PM. The training session will last about two hours and there is no cost for the training.

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posted by [jyates] on Feb 10, 2020

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Amherst Awards for the Arts Ceremony

The Amherst Awards for the Arts Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 6-8PM at Jazzboline, 5010 Main Street Amherst, NY 14226.

posted by [tray] on Jan 30, 2020

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Travel Club Application

Join our travel club and spend time with new friends!

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posted by [cyensan] on Jan 06, 2020

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Senior Center Dinner Club

Tired of eating alone? Join our Dinner Club and enjoy popular restaurants in our area with friends.

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posted by [cyensan] on Dec 31, 2019

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The Center has close to 50 clubs. Our newest Clubs are our Upholstery Club, Chinese Square Dance Club and our Chinese Maj Jongg Club.

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posted by [cyensan] on Dec 30, 2019

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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