Economic Develoment

The Economic Development Department encourages growth and development in the Town of Amherst by working to provide services to help existing businesses grow and succeed and welcome new businesses to our community.

The Town Manager  manages the Economic Development Department and as such works with the Town Council and its Boards to improve the quality of life for our citizens through responsible and sustainable economic development practices using the Town’s Comprehensive Plan for guidance.  

The Amherst County Department of Economic Development (946-9314) also supports economic development in the Town of Amherst.