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Council & Records Commission Meetings will be held virtually
The South Amherst Board of Public Affairs will be following the governor's orders regarding capacity.  If capacity exceeds the 6 foot social distancing rule and 10 participants including SABPA staff, the meeting will have to be cancelled unless attendees are willing to wait in their vehicle to be called in to speak to to the board and wear a mask inside the building.  The meeting on August 10, 2020 will be held in council chambers.

Records Retention Commission will be virtual at 6:30 p.m. on August 10th.  The link is:

 Village Council Meeting will be virtual at 7:00 p.m. on August 10th.  The link is:

Village Commission & Committee Openings
To the residents of South Amherst, the Village of South Amherst Records Commission has an open seat.   The commission meets at least twice a year and is responsible for making decisions regarding record retention.   The Audit/Finance Committe has an opening for a village resident to help review financial transactions, statements, etc. on a monthly basis.  For those individuals who are interested in either position, please submit a letter of interest to: Mayor Leshinski,  103 W Main St.,  South Amherst, Ohio 44001
or email to:

Village Wide Rummage Sale
The Village Wide Rummage Sale will be held August 14-16.  There is no permit fee for this weekend only.  Registration however, is encouraged.  Please follow CDC/State of Ohio/Lorain County Public Health Guidelines for social gatherings.

Due to recent events with the COVID-19 the Water Department has decided for the public safety and the safety of their employees to close taking payments in the lobby until further notice.  Payments may be placed in the mail slot at the front side door of town hall or online.  

If you have not taken advantage of setting up your online bill pay or need help, please call us at 440-986-2202, Ext 1 and leave a message.  The water clerk will return your call and help you get it set up.  If you are not interested in this service,  payments that were usually dropped off in the lobby should  now be placed in the mail slot at the front door of town hall until further notice.  Payments may also be mailed.  Click on the Water page and click on the Green Pay Now button to set up the on line bill pay service.

Legal Notice 
The financial Report for the Village of South Amherst for 2019 has been completed.  The report is available for inspction as of February 27, 2020, at the office of the Fiscal Officer, 103 W Main St. during normal business hours.  Michelle Henke, Fiscal Officer.

Bulk Garbage Pick-up
Bulk garbage pick-up is the third (3rd) Wednesday following the first (1st) Monday of the month.  For calendar year 2020 those days will be: 8/19, 9/23, 10/21, 11/18, 12/23.  (Residents must have an account with Republic.)

2020 Dumpster Days                  October 16-17
Please bring your water bill or driver's license to show proof of residence in the Village. We cannot take tires, paint, or construction material.  We will take appliances that use Freon; however, they must be tagged that the Freon has been removed.  We will also take batteries.

Items such as yard waste, clothing, light bulbs including Christmas lights, wood, chains, garden hoses, shredded paper, car parts (especially brake rotors, pots and pans, polystyrene(styrofoam) & aluminum foil may all be taken.  None of these items should be placed in your green recycle containers.  As of 2013, Republic Services has new equipment and these items cannot be processed as recycleable material.