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Lane Closing on Tonawanda Creek Road

Office of the Supervisor

 
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The Erie County Highway Department will be repairing the bridge over Ransom Creek on Tonawanda Creek Road between Campbell Blvd and Hopkins Road. Beginning Monday, June 27, 2016 there will be a lane restriction with a temporary signal. Traffic will be reduced to one lane as they are replacing the decking. The restrictions should last about a month. The traveling public is encouraged to find an alternate route as delays are expected


 
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Westwood Neighborhood Project

Planning Department

 
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Please click the link below for information regarding the Westwood Country Club Wetland Determination.

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USACE Demonstration Project

Office of the Supervisor

 
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tray
 
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be conducting a project to control an aggressive aquatic plant in Tonawanda Creek and the Erie Canal. Please click the link below for more information.

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Final Roll

Assessor's Office

 
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cerzkus
 
Final assessment roll is now available on our website.


 
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Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement

Planning Department

 
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tray
 
Please click the link below for information regarding the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) for the proposed Westwood Multi-Use Development.


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Summer Blast

Youth and Recreation

 
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rmccarthy02
 
See attached flyer.

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Planning Board Hearings

Planning Department

 
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tray
 
Copies of application materials and plans for items scheduled for public hearings at the June 16, 2016 Planning Board meeting are available. Please click link below for more information.


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Solid Waste RFP

Highway Department

 
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dwiller
 
Please click the link below for detailed information on the 2016 Town of Amherst Solid Waste RFP.

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Summer Concert Series

Youth and Recreation

 
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tray
 
The Amherst Symphony Orchestra will be performing on August 3rd. Please Click the link below for more information.

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Road Work - Spindrift

Highway Department

 
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On Saturday, July 30th we will be paving Spindrift between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. (weather permitting). Southbound traffic only will be allowed from Main Street to Wehrle Drive. Northbound traffic will be detoured via Youngs Road and Transit Road.


 
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DEC Survey

Engineering Department

 
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tray
 
The DEC is asking pool owners to check their pool filters for Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB). The (ALB) hasn’t been found in WNY, but it’s very important to keep a look-out. Please click the link below for more information.

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Upcoming University Express Classes

Senior Services

 
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Great & FREE classes coming up at the Amherst Senior Center - see attached flier

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Imagine Amherst - Working Committee Meeting

Planning Department

 
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kschueler
 
Imagine Amherst is a project to review and revise the Town's Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance to more effectively guide and regulate development and redevelopment. The Town will be holding a meeting of the Project Working Committee on August 10, 2016 at 7:00pm in Village Hall, located at 5565 Main Street in the Village of Williamsville.


 
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Invasive Algae Found in WNY Waterway

Engineering Department

 
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tray
 
Didymo, an invasive algae, has been found in WNY. Please click the link below for information on proper cleaning of fishing and recreational boating gear in order to reduce the spread of this to nearby water bodies.


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Information for Homeowners

Building Department

 
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dmastrella
 
The Town of Amherst Building Department would like to remind all residents to be aware of contractors that approach homeowners with propositions to perform repair work that is not necessary. READ FULL DOCUMENT via link below.

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Outdoor Summer Concert Series at Bassett Park

Youth and Recreation

 
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rmccarthy02
 
Please see attached press release detailing the summer concert series at Bassett Park.

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Solar Power Information

Office of the Supervisor

 
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tray
 
The New York State Office of the Attorney General has created a pamphlet to acquaint homeowners with different types of solar contracts. Please click the link below to view the pamphlet.

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Community Volunteer Fair Set for October 5, 2016

Senior Services

 
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mmilligan
 
The Amherst Center for Senior Services will hold its annual Community Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:30 PM. Over 100 organizations including cultural institutions, government agencies and non-profits have been invited to participate to share their volunteer opportunities. We are looking for organizations who need volunteers to participate and for anyone interested in volunteer work, to please attend. The Amherst Senior Center is located at 370 John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst, NY, behind the Audubon Library. For Volunteer Fair inquiries, please call Volunteer Services at 636-3050 ext. 3126.

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35 GALLON RECYCLING TOTES AVAILABLE-LIMITED SUPPLY

Highway Department

 
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PLEASE NOTE - WE HAVE A LIMITED # OF 35 GALLON TOTES FOR HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING AVAILABLE - IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN EXCHANGING YOUR LARGER RECYCLING TOTE FOR A SMALLER 35 GALLON TOTE PLEASE CALL OUR REFUSE DEPARTMENT AT (716) 631-7119.


 
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Free Housing Counseling at Amherst Town Hall

Planning Department

 
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sfitzpatrick
 
Free Housing Counseling offered by Belmont Housing Resources for WNY, on the first and last Thursdays every month from 8:30-4:30. Walk-ins are welcome. Please click on link below for details.

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2016 Summer Program Guide

Youth and Recreation

 
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lehrenreich
 
Summer program guide

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Electronics Recycling Reminders

Highway Department

 
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tbeck
 
ELECTRONIC RECYCLING As of January 1, 2015 it is New York State Law that: Electronic devices are NO longer accepted curbside. Items must be taken to the Amherst Highway Department 1042 North Forest Road, 7 days a week from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. These items include but are not limited to: DVD/VCR’s Stereo equipment including speakers Record players Computers & printers Telephones & answering machines Chargers & radios of all types Copy machines microwaves TELEVISIONS: Televisions will be picked up by the Amherst Highway Department by appointment only! To schedule a pick-up, please call 631-7117. Televisions are not to be left curbside more than one (1) day before your scheduled pick-up day.


 
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2016 NYS Uniform Code & Energy Code Update

Building Department

 
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Uniform Code: Transition Period – beginning on April 6th, regulated parties submitting a complete building permit application may comply with either the current Uniform Code or newly adopted Uniform Code as described above. The transition period will last from April 6, 2016 until October 3, 2016. On October 3rd, the newly adopted Uniform Code will become fully effective.

Energy Code: Effective Date – On October 3, 2016, the newly adopted Energy Code as described above will become formally effective. There is no transition period for the Energy Code.

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Recycling Old Electronics

Highway Department

 
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tbeck
 
Wondering where you can take your old electronics? Check out this link - http://www2.erie.gov/recycling/index.php - for a list of places that accept items for electronic recycling and their individual guidelines.


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Senior Services Announcements

 
 
  Please follow the link below for more information about upcoming Senior Services events, announcements and monthly calendars.

Senior Services

 
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Youth & Recreation Announcements

 
 
  Please follow the link below for more information about upcoming Youth & Recreation Department events, announcements and monthly calendars.

Youth and Recreation

 
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Family Room Announcement

 
 
  Please follow the link below for more information about upcoming Family Room events, announcements and monthly calendars.

Youth and Recreation

 
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There are no board or committee meetings scheduled this week.


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Town Board
Mon, Aug 1, 2016
03:00 PM

Glen Park Joint Board
Tue, Aug 2, 2016
07:00 PM

Amherst Committee on Disabilities
Tue, Aug 2, 2016
07:00 PM

Conservation Advisory Council
Wed, Aug 3, 2016
06:30 PM

Traffic Safety Board
Wed, Aug 3, 2016
07:00 PM

Energy Conservation Citizens Advisory Committee
Thu, Aug 4, 2016
07:00 PM


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(t,c) Labor Day
Mon, September 5, 2016

(c) Veterans Day
Fri, November 11, 2016

(t,c) Thanksgiving Day
Thu, November 24, 2016

(c) Day After Thanksgiving
Fri, November 25, 2016

(t,c) Christmas Day (observed)
Mon, December 26, 2016

(t,c) New Years Day
Mon, January 2, 2017

 

(t)  No trash & recycling collection.

(c) Town Court is closed on these dates. For more information, please click here.


 

 

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