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Final Request for Proposal

The Town of Amherst is seeking qualified Solid Waste Collectors to provide service to the Town of amherst. Five (5) copies of this proposal are doe no later than 3:00 p.m. August 13, 2001 at the Council Chambers of the Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221. The Town's intent is to negotiate through the RFP procurement process, a mutually beneficial agreement with ONE company relative to such solid waste management services.

Proposal Defined

The Town of Amherst is interestedin seeking proposals from qualified contractors wishing to provide collection and hauling service to the Town fro the period January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2006. This proposal will include collection fo all Solid Waste, Recyclables and Yardwaste and hauled to designated disposal facilities from the Town of Amherst and the Village of Williamsville.


The Town of Amherst is a large municipal government which has provided Solid Waste services since 1987. The Town is 54 square miles and has a population of 116,200 based upon the 2000 Census. The Request for Proposal will include service to be provided to the Village of Williamsville. Total units in this proposal is 34,599 based upon assessment rolls from the Town and Village.

The intent of this proposal is to provide the same quality of service as presently provided for. In additional this will afford individuals the opportunity to present options available to provide the best service at the least cost.

Future Inquiries

Future information relative to the request for proposals may be obtained from: Leonard J. Fiegl, Senior Refuse Officer, (716) 631-7119. All inquiries will be in writing.

Negative Declaration

Errata - This notice was incorrectly published in the July 20, 2001 issue of the ENB as a Positive Declaration. It should have been listed as a Negative Declaration.

Erie County - The Town of Amherst Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Rezoning 3650 Millersport Highway will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The project involves the rezoning of 9.26 acres of land located at 3650 Millersport Highway from Suburban Agriculture (SA) to Research Development (RD) to permit the future development of office and light manufacturing uses. The project is located at 3650 Millersport Highway, Amherst.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Planning Director, Planning Department, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, phone: (716) 631-7051, fax: (716) 631-7153 E-mail: planning@amherst.ny.com

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Erie County - The City of Buffalo Common Council, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed Development of the Union Ship Canal District. Comments on the Draft EIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until August 20, 2001. The action involves the adoption of a modification to the City's zoning ordinance that will establish the Union Ship Canal District and encourage controlled development of former industrial and railroad lands. DDI, as the City's designated economic development agency on this project, would acquire approximately 114 acres of the proposed district. The project is located along the Lake Erie waterfront in South Buffalo; it is roughly bounded by Tifft Street to the north, the Seneca Rail Yard to the east, the city line of Buffalo and Lackawanna to the south, and New York State (NYS) Route 5 to the west in the City of Buffalo.

Contact: Councilmember Mary M. Martino, South District, 65 Niagara Square, Room 1504, Buffalo, New York 14202, phone: (716) 851-5169.