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Extended Office Hours During Tax Season

City of Amherst income tax forms are prepared free of charge in the office at 480 Park Ave. MasterCard, Visa, and Discover payments can be made in person (service fee of 2.45% applies) or on the web (variable service fee) Regular office hours are: Monday through...

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?

New Utilities Bill

Customers of Amherst Utilities will be receiving a new bill format beginning May, 2019. The new bills will arrive in an envelope with the text “New Amherst Utilities Bill” printed on the front.

Safety/Service Director Rescinds Electric Rates

The Press release from Mayor Mark Costilow: The City Administration has decided to rescind the 2018 electric rate increase immediately, and credit all the City’s electric customers any increased charges resulting from the 2018 electric rate proclamation.