Public Notices

A public meeting to discuss rezoning to be held

PUBLIC MEETING - A public meeting to obtain community input into a request to rezone 13 West Pleasant St. will be held in the council chambers at Amherst town hall on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, beginning at 6 p.m.

Committee of the whole meeting on Jan. 20

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE - Amherst town council's committee of the whole will hold a meeting on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in the council chambers at town hall, 98 Victoria St. E., beginning at 4 p.m. The meeting will be live-streamed at

Winter Parking Regulations are in effect

WINTER PARKING REGULATIONS - The public is advised that Winter Parking Regulations are in effect in the Town of Amherst from Nov. 15, 2019, until  April 15, 2020.

 The Regulations state:

No owner or driver or person having control or custody of any vehicle, shall between the 15th day of November A.D. 2019 and the 15th day of April A.D. 2020, park or leave standing the same upon any highway or street in the Town of Amherst between the hours of 12:00 o’clock midnight and the hour of 7:00 o’clock in the morning of the same day.

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Provincial and municipal volunteer nominations sought

VOLUNTEER NOMINATIONS SOUGHT - The Town of Amherst is currently seeking nominations of individuals who should be recognized at the provincial and/or municipal level for their volunteer contributions to the town. Details on how to file a nomination and the application form can be found at

Organics collection

ORGANICS COLLECTION - The bi-weekly collection of organics (green bins) within the boundaries of the Town of Amherst resumed on Sept. 29, 2019. Materials must be placed out for collection on the same day your garbage is collected. Organics will NOT be collected on the days your recyclables are collected. 

Town hall hours

TOWN HALL HOURS - Amherst town hall's operating hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

2019-20 capital and operating budget available for viewing

OPERATING, CAPITAL BUDGETS - The final report on the Town of Amherst's 2019-20 operating budget of $17,671,426 and capital budget of $3,694,229 can now be viewed online at The Amherst Water Utility's $2,246,938 operating budget and $2,086,082 capital budget are included in the report. A paper copy can also be picked up at town hall, 98 Victoria St. E., during regular office hours.