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Town Hall Sale Request for Proposals

The Town of Amherst is accepting proposals that will result in the sale of the former Amherst Town Hall site and building at 186 S. Main Street in the Town of Amherst (Tax Map# 96A4-A-24) until November 10, 2014 at 4:00 PM.


The site and building may be viewed during a business hours by prior appointment only. Documents relating to the RFP and the proposal procedures are available for download at and for inspection in the Town Hall at 174 S. Main Street during normal working hours.  (Full RFP)


Request for Proposals: Pay and Classification Study

The Town of Amherst seeks proposals from qualified consulting firms for the development of a pay and classification study that will involve a market survey on employee compensation, updating job descriptions, and other related items.

The full Request for Proposals for a Pay and Classification Study document is available online at and in the Amherst Town Hall during normal working hours.

Proposals are due in the Town Hall (174 S. Main Street, Amherst, VA 24521) on November 3, 2014 by 4:00 PM. (Full RFP)




   The Town of Amherst Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:30 PM on November 5, 2014 in the Council Chambers of the Town Hall at 174 South Main Street.

   The subject of the hearing is a proposed amendment to Sec.  18.1-1102 of the Town Code, Procedure for site plan review. If approved, certain site plans will be required to be reviewed and be made subject to approval by the Planning Commission.

   Documents relating to the request are available for public inspection in the Town Hall during normal working hours.

  Text of proposed ordinance








The Town Council of the Town of Amherst invites interested and qualified individuals to apply for appointment to the following committee(s) for the term(s) indicated:  Board of Zoning Appeals (September 1, 2014-August 31, 2019)

Applications should be submitted to the Town Hall via a form available at and in the Town Hall.


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2014 Ray Puckett Amherst County Lions Christmas Parade

Parade Date: Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:30 PM


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