City of Amherst Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Important information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) for the City including status of services, offices, buildings and press releases.

2019 CITY INCOME TAXES

2019 City of Amherst Income Tax Forms are now due July 15th, 2020. Forms and instructions can be accessed here.

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.

DO NOT FLUSH or DRAIN ADVISORY

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

Building Department Availability Notice

DUE TO CURRENT PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS RELATED TO COVID-19, THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT WILL NOT BE CONDUCTING ANY IN-PERSON BUSINESS AT OUR OFFICE BEGINNING MARCH 20, 2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. BUILDING DEPARTMENT AVAILABILITY:

Income Tax Office Update

Due to current public health concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Income Tax office will not be open to the public. Completed returns, tax documents, payments and extension requests may be dropped off in the new drop off slot located in the north window on the front of...

Additional Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

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

Amherst Mayor Mark Costilow March 17, 2020 Press Release

Read the press release from City of Amherst’s Mayor Mark Costilow outlining the city’s plans during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Upcoming City Events

Aug
13
Thu
5:30 pm Civil Service @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Civil Service @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm
The Civil Service meetings are held on the second 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[...]
6:00 pm Park Board Commission
Park Board Commission
Aug 13 @ 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.
Aug
20
Thu
5:45 pm Design Review Board @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Design Review Board @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Aug 20 @ 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[...]
Aug
26
Wed
6:00 pm Planning Commission @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Planning Commission @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm
*** PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, The Planning Commission meeting will be only available to watch via live streaming here on the website. Provisions will be made during the meeting for the[...]
6:30 pm Zoning Board of Appeals @ Council Cambers at City Hall
Zoning Board of Appeals @ Council Cambers at City Hall
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm
*** PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, The Zoning Board of Appeals meeting will be only available to watch via live streaming here on the website. Provisions will be made during the meeting[...]