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Lane Closing on Tonawanda Creek Road

 
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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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Public Statement Hearings

 
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  The New York State Public Service Commission is sponsoring public statement hearings regarding proposed increases for National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation's gas delivery rates. Hearings will be held in the Amherst Town Hall Council Chambers on Tuesday, June 28th. Please click the icon below for more information.

Office of the Supervisor

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New Process for Applying for STAR

 
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  If you purchased your home after March 1, 2015, see link below for new process to apply for STAR.

Assessor's Office

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Amherst Garden Walk

 
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  Please click the icons below to find an online or printable application form for this year's Amherst Garden Walk scheduled for July 9 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Applications must be submitted no later than June 20.

Office of the Supervisor

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Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement

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

Planning Department

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Amherst Veterans Memorial

 
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  The Amherst Veterans Committee will accept applications until July 15th to submit your loved one's name to be inscribed on the wall at the Amherst Veterans Memorial. click the left icon below for an application, click the right icon below to be connected to the Amherst Veterans Committee, or call 631-7013 for more information.

Councilmembers

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Imagine Amherst Project - Commercial Center Tour

 
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  As the Imagine Amherst Project progresses toward a design workshop in September, homeowners groups, businesses, and residents are encouraged to learn more about the function and form of commercial centers around the Town. On July 20, 2016 the Imagine Amherst Working Committee will conduct an orientation session and tour of selected centers. The activity will begin at Amherst Town Hall at 5:30 p.m. where participants will view a short presentation followed by a tour of several commercial centers. If you would like to participate in this activity please confirm a reservation by contacting the Planning Department at 631-7051 or by emailing info@imagineamherst.com with your name, phone number, and email address by July 15, 2016.

Planning Department

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Fourth of July Celebration

 
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  The Fourth of July Celebration will be held at UB Amherst Campus – Lee Bookstore with performances by Tom Stahl and the Dangerfields at 7 PM and the Erie County Wind Ensemble at 8:45 PM followed by a fireworks display at 10 PM.

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Rummage Sale Set for July 15 & 16

 
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  The Amherst Center for Senior Services will be accepting items in good condition for its upcoming Rummage Sale beginning on Friday, July 8 through Thursday, July 14 between the hours of 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. No clothing will be accepted. Items can be delivered to the Main Entrance of the Center and receipts for tax purposes will be given upon request. The Rummage Sale will take place on Friday, July 15 from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM AND Saturday, July 16 from 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM at the Amherst Center for Senior Services

Senior Services

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35 GALLON RECYCLING TOTES AVAILABLE-LIMITED SUPPLY

 
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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

 
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  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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Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report

 
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  Community Development's Draft Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Program Year 2015 is available for public review and comment. Please click below, or contact Community Development at 631-7082. The Draft CAPER will be on display from June 14 until June 29, 2016.

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UPDATE - Imagine Amherst Project - June Activity

 
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  The Imagine Amherst Working Committee and Technical Advisory Committee will conduct a joint activity to review the form and function of commercial centers around the Town. The Activity will begin in the Amherst Town Hall Council Chambers on June 29, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. where the Committees will view a short presentation by Code Studio followed by a tour of several commercial centers.

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Request For Proposals - Land Use

 
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  The Town of Amherst is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms to provide legal services for land use and development issues. Please click the icon below for further information.

Attorney's Office

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Request For Proposals - Worker's Compensation

 
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  The Town of Amherst is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms to represent the Town in Worker’s Compensation matters. Please click on the icon below for more information.

Attorney's Office

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Request For Proposals - Personal Injury

 
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  The Town of Amherst is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms to provide legal services for civil litigation/defense tort and other insurable claims, including appeals. Please click the icon below for more information.

Attorney's Office

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Request For Proposals - General Civil Litigation

 
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  The Town of Amherst is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms to provide legal services for general civil litigation (i.e. not tort and other insurable claims), including appeals. Please click on the icon below for more information.

Attorney's Office

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RFP - Refuse & Recycling Collection

 
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  The Town of Amherst is requesting proposals from qualified companies to provide refuse and recycling collection from 2017-2021. Please email Patrick Lucey (plucey@amherst.ny.us) for more information.

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Stormwater Annual Report

 
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  Please find the Town of Amherst Stormwater Management Program Annual Report for the period ending March 9, 2016 by clicking the icon below. Please submit your public comments to vreberholt@amherst.ny.us.

Engineering Department

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2016 Summer Program Guide

 
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  Summer program guide

Youth and Recreation

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Electronics Recycling Reminders

 
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  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

 
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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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Garden Donations Needed

 
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  Spring has sprung and the Amherst Senior Center is seeking donations of gardening pots (all sizes), bags of soil, gardening tools, seed packets, gloves and monetary donations for their Community Garden. The next phase is to formally develop the garden and purchase pots, soil, plants and tools. Saffire Care is the new sponsor of the Community Garden at the Center. To reach the Center, please call 636-3050 extension 3111.

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Recycling Old Electronics

 
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  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.

Highway Department

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Zoning Board of Appeals 2016 Schedule

 
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  Zoning Board of Appeals meetings start at 7:00 PM. Please click the icon below for the complete listing of Filing Deadline Dates and Meeting Dates.

Building Department

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National Gypsum Mine Area

 
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  Foundation Construction Requirements over National Gypsum Mines - Revised Requirements. This memorandum serves to supersede my previous memorandum, dated January 5, 1995. Please click the icon below for complete revised information.

Building Department

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NYS Carbon Monoxide Law for all Commercial Bldgs

 
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  These provisions are found in section 1228.4 of Title 19 of New York Codes and Regulations (NYCRR). Transition period for Existing Commercial Buildings to comply: June 27, 2015 to June 27, 2016. During this transition period, the owner of the building must provide the AHJ with a written statement certifying that the owner is attempting in good faith to install carbon monoxide detection as quickly as practicable and will be completed by the end of the transition period.

Building Department

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Human Resources Announcements

 
 
  Please follow the Link below for more information about Town of Amherst employment opportunities or other Human Resources special announcements.

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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.

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Town Board
Mon, Jun 20, 2016
07:00 PM

Zoning Board of Appeals
Tue, Jun 21, 2016
07:00 PM

Amherst Committee on Disabilities
Tue, Jun 21, 2016
07:00 PM


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Minority / Women Owned Business in Amherst
Mon, Jun 27, 2016
05:00 PM

Information Technology Advisory Committee
Tue, Jun 28, 2016
06:00 PM

Open Government Advisory Board
Thu, Jun 30, 2016
05:30 PM


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(t,c) Independence Day
Mon, July 4, 2016

(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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