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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.

The Town of Amherst will receive $783,000 for the Dellwood-Sattler Park Green Infrastructure and water quality Project. Amherst will use the Green Innovation Grant Program funds to construct a bio-retention area, porous multipurpose surface and a porous parking lot to reduce flooding in the park.

These improvements to the park will filter and reduce pollutants of storm water in the streets and residential areas near the park while recharging the ground water. This project will further contribute to reduce volume of flow and improve the quality of the storm water conveyed to Ellicott Creek, alleviate localized flooding and decrease sanitary sewer infiltration and inflow problems.

Another construction phase of the park will include an inclusive baseball field and security improvements. 

Dellwood-Sattler Park Aerial Map (PDF)

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. Amherst community videos.

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