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Utilities ACH Processing Error on March 11, 2019

On March 11, 2019, Amherst Utilities’ ACH Customers were impacted by a processing error by Northwest Bank. Northwest Bank has acknowledged the error and should have credited all accounts affected. If you have incurred overdraft fees from your financial institution, Northwest Bank will reimburse you for those fees.

2018 Income Tax Return Deadline

2018 City of Amherst income tax returns or requests for an extension are due on April 15, 2019. Returns can be prepared in the office, free of charge. Returns must be mailed or faxed to the tax office. We do not support electronic filing.

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.