Maude Neiding Park Shelters Reservation Info

Maude Neiding Park has four park shelters that are available for reservations Monday through Saturday. All reservations are now made via city's website. See the Maude Neiding Park page for all pertinent information and to reserve the shelter and date of your choice.

2024 Amherst Safety Town Registration is Now Open

Registration for the 2024 Amherst Safety Town classes being held in June is now open. Children must be entering Kindergarten in the Amherst School District this fall or reside within the City of Amherst and attending kindergarten elsewhere. The Registration Packet...

DORA Information

The summer of 2023 is an exciting time for Downtown Amherst. City Council and the Ohio Dept. of Commerce approved Amherst's application to test having a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) in part of our historic district. This test modifies the state's open...

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 for Tax Year 2023 (due April 15, 2024)

There are several different options to file your city taxes: EFILE - this option allows you to completely electronically file your taxes and upload documents to support your calculations. Follow this link to start the electronic filing process. Drop Slot - located at...

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.

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…

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
May 6 @ 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[...]
Police and Fire Committee Meeting* 7:05 pm
Police and Fire Committee Meeting* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
May 6 @ 7:05 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[...]
Streets and Sidewalks Committee Meeting* 7:10 pm
Streets and Sidewalks Committee Meeting* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
May 6 @ 7:10 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
May 8 @ 6:00 pm
The Park Board Commission meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month. For 2024, the meetings will be held at the pool Pavilion with the exception of the March and April meetings will[...]
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Council Meeting* 7:00 pm
Council Meeting* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
May 13 @ 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[...]
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Civil Service 5:30 pm
Civil Service @ Council Chambers at City Hall
May 15 @ 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
May 23 @ 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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Council Meeting* 7:00 pm
Council Meeting* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
May 28 @ 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[...]
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Planning Commission 6:00 pm
Planning Commission @ Council Chambers at City Hall
May 29 @ 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
May 29 @ 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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