Boards and Committees banner graphic

Amherst Industrial Development Agency

Meeting Dates

There are no scheduled meeting dates on this website for the Amherst Industrial Development Agency

Meeting Location

Amherst Industrial Development Agency
4287 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226

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

Mission Statement

The Amherst Industrial Development Agency is a full service economic development organization formed under Article 18-A of New York State's Municipal Law.  Since 1973, our primary purpose has been to promote regional employment growth through the attraction, expansion and retention of companies within the Town of Amherst to achieve our mission:

"To promote economic diversity and to broaden the tax base of the Town of Amherst in order to reduce the tax burden on homeowners, while helping to maintain and enhance a high quality living environment."

In addition, we act as a conduit to state and other local economic development programs that support the continued growth and vitality of the business community.

Supplemental Information

Disclosure Information


Jacqualine G. Berger, Councilmember


Anthony Agostino (M)  term expires  12/31/2029

Hadar Borden (M)  term expires  12/31/2025

Carlton N. Brock, Jr. (M)  term expires  12/31/2026

Timothy Drury (M)  term expires  12/31/2024

Nicole Gavigan (M)  term expires  12/31/2028

Frank LoTempio III (M)  term expires  12/31/2027

William W. Tuyn (M)  term expires  12/31/2030

Laurie A. Manuszewski (O)

David Mingoia (O)

Joann J. Piasecki (O)


(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person
(S) Secretary
(V) Vice Chairperson

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.

Disclaimer, Copyright and Maintenance
How to use our site

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

Click for more information about ADA.

Website Contact

The Town of Amherst takes great pride in providing useful, timely and accurate information through its official website. We encourage public participation in our website and ask that you provide your feedback to help us make our site even better. Contact the website administrator at

Get in Touch

  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221