Amherst FY23 Budget

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Welcome to the Town of Amherst FY 23 Budget Engagement page

The Town Manager's Proposed FY 23 Budget was presented to the Town Council on May 2nd

“This budget takes meaningful steps to meet our shared goals of improving sustainability and racial equity, and invests in our future as we emerge from the pandemic.”

-Paul Bockelman, Amherst Town Manager

How can you stay involved?

  • A full listing of important dates can be found on the budget calendar.
  • Attend the Public Hearing on the Budget on Monday, May 16th at 5:00 PM. Details under 'Events'
  • Join us for a budget focused AMA day on Tuesday, May 17th and a virtual event: Cuppa' Joe with Paul & Finance Director Sean Mangano on Friday, May 20th at 10:30 AM. Details under 'Events'
  • Review the proposed budget, capital improvement program and other resources in the Budget Links section
  • Take a look at our Budget FAQs
  • Have budget questions? Submit them below and a Town staff member will answer them as soon as possible
  • Have budget feedback or suggestion? Submit your feedback below!

Welcome to the Town of Amherst FY 23 Budget Engagement page

The Town Manager's Proposed FY 23 Budget was presented to the Town Council on May 2nd

“This budget takes meaningful steps to meet our shared goals of improving sustainability and racial equity, and invests in our future as we emerge from the pandemic.”

-Paul Bockelman, Amherst Town Manager

How can you stay involved?

  • A full listing of important dates can be found on the budget calendar.
  • Attend the Public Hearing on the Budget on Monday, May 16th at 5:00 PM. Details under 'Events'
  • Join us for a budget focused AMA day on Tuesday, May 17th and a virtual event: Cuppa' Joe with Paul & Finance Director Sean Mangano on Friday, May 20th at 10:30 AM. Details under 'Events'
  • Review the proposed budget, capital improvement program and other resources in the Budget Links section
  • Take a look at our Budget FAQs
  • Have budget questions? Submit them below and a Town staff member will answer them as soon as possible
  • Have budget feedback or suggestion? Submit your feedback below!

Q & A

Please review our FAQ section on the right hand side of this page. If you have additional questions, please post them here and a staff member will post a response as soon as possible. Thank you!  

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    Hello, are there details on how the proposed $750,000 for economic development will be spent?

    Kristin asked 10 days ago

    The $750,000 is allocated among three different programs: $350,000 for economic empowerment, $300,000 for downtown improvements, and $100,000 for small businesses. Economic empowerment will focus on supporting entrepreneurs, local artists and cultural organizations, and building stronger partnerships with the University and colleges. Downtown improvement funds have been used to support the creation of the Drake. The small business funds are supporting start up grants, growth grants, and technical assistance. Please visit https://www.amherstma.gov/3656/American-Rescue-Plan-Act for more information.

    Thank you

Page last updated: 11 May 2022, 11:01 AM