Meals On Wheels Delivery Volunteers Needed!

We need you! The Amherst Office on Aging is currently looking for Friendly people who can spare a couple hours a week to deliver hot meals to our Senior citizens! We deliver lunch Monday through Friday except for holidays. The meals are delivered between 10:30 and...

Income Tax Filing Options

Due to the continuing surge in COVID-19 cases, our office is minimizing personal interactions by offering the following resources to assist in filing your City of Amherst taxes. Please call our office at (440) 988-4212 for assistance or any questions. NEW for 2021 Tax...

Documents from the Public Meeting for North Lake / Oak Point Road Improvements

Documents from the public meeting held on November 9, 2021 regarding the planned study that the Cities of Amherst and Lorain are completing for the North Lake Street / Oak Point Road corridor from the S.R. 2 interchange to the Buck Horn Boulevard/Park Square Drive intersection, known as the Lorain/Amherst Western Gateway Improvements.

New Online and Paperless Billing Available for Utility Bills

More Convenient Payment Options The City of Amherst has launched a new online billing and payment solution, offering more ways to view and pay your utilities bill, plus the addition of 24/7 phone payments and pay by text. Residents can receive and view bills...

DO NOT FLUSH / DRAIN ADVISORY

DO NOT FLUSH / DRAIN ADVISORY – COOKING GREASE and OILS, WIPES, AND PERSONAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS CLOG SEWER LINES…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

List of other accessible resources to help answer questions during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic including state and federal websites.

WENS Alerts

Sign up for Emergency Alerts via the Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS). This is a FREE service provided by Lorain County and the City of Amherst.

ONLINE PAYMENTS

Online payments are accepted for the Utilities, Income Tax and Building Department.
(Please note: all online payments are subject to a third-party service fee.)

WATCH MEETINGS LIVE

All Council and Committee meetings are streamed live. Archived videos can be found here as well.

VIDEO TOUR OF AMHERST

Watch a video tour of Amherst, featuring Mayor Costilow, Mainstreet Amherst, Education, Parks & Recreation and Community Organizations.

NEW PAPERLESS OPTION

Your Utilities Bills can now be sent to you electronically! Save time. Go Green. Sign up and Go Paperless!
(There is NO fee to sign up for paperless)

Upcoming City Events

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Finance Committee Meeting* 7:00 pm
Finance Committee Meeting* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm
*PLEASE NOTE: With to the lifting of certain COVID-19 restrictions, council and committee meetings are now available for in-person attendance. Persons wishing to participate and speak are permitted to attend but please note capacity is[...]
Executive Committee Meeting* 7:15 pm
Executive Committee Meeting* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Dec 5 @ 7:15 pm
*PLEASE NOTE: With to the lifting of certain COVID-19 restrictions, council and committee meetings are now available for in-person attendance. Persons wishing to participate and speak are permitted to attend but please note capacity is[...]
Police and Fire Committee Meeting* 7:20 pm
Police and Fire Committee Meeting* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Dec 5 @ 7:20 pm
*PLEASE NOTE: With to the lifting of certain COVID-19 restrictions, council and committee meetings are now available for in-person attendance. Persons wishing to participate and speak are permitted to attend but please note capacity is[...]
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Park Board Commission 6:00 pm
Park Board Commission
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm
The Park Board Commission meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month. While we do or best to ensure this calendar is kept up to date, please contact the Mayor’s Office for confirmation.
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Design Review Board 5:45 pm
Design Review Board @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Dec 15 @ 5:45 pm
Design Review Board meetings are scheduled for the third Thursday of each month. While we do or best to ensure this calendar is kept up to date, there is the possibility of a normally scheduled[...]
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Civil Service 5:30 pm
Civil Service @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Dec 21 @ 5:30 pm
The Civil Service meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month. While we do or best to ensure this calendar is kept up to date, there may not be a the Civil Service[...]
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CIC Meeting (as needed) 8:00 am
CIC Meeting (as needed) @ Main Street Amherst Community Center
Dec 22 @ 8:00 am
When needed, the CIC meets on the fourth Thursday of the month. While we do or best to ensure this calendar is kept up to date, and the CIC meetings are called only when needed, please[...]
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Planning Commission 6:00 pm
Planning Commission @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Dec 28 @ 6:00 pm
The Planning Commission meetings are scheduled for the fourth Wednesday of each month. While we do or best to ensure this calendar is kept up to date, there is the possibility of a normally scheduled[...]
Zoning Board of Appeals 6:30 pm
Zoning Board of Appeals @ Council Cambers at City Hall
Dec 28 @ 6:30 pm
The Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month. While we do or best to ensure this calendar is kept up to date, there is the possibility of[...]
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