Latest News

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.

Job Opportunity: Lineman (Journeyman 12 month)

LINEMAN (Journeyman 12 Month) - CITY OF AMHERST, AMHERST, OHIO $36.77 an hour - Full Time The City of Amherst is hiring in our Electric Department for a full time Lineman. This is skilled electrical work of the journeyman level in the construction, maintenance and...

Tobacco Retail License (TRL) Proposed Ordinance Information

Below is the proposed ordnance for Tobacco Retail License (TRL) presented to the Ordinance Committee as of 01.16.2024 PDF of Tobacco Retail Licensing Ordinance (draft) as of 01.16.2024 PDF of Tobacco Retail Licensing Ordinance (draft) as of 12.4.2023 (WITH REDLINING)...

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...

Recycle Right

What’s acceptable and what’s not? Flattened cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper and common mail can be recycled as long as they aren’t contaminated by food, liquid or waste. What about plastic and metals cans?