News / Events

Lorain County Pride Day
The Village will be participating in the county wide Pride Day on May 18th from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  More news to follow.

Memorial Day Parade
Parade line-up begins at 9:30 a.m., please enter from Vivian St. (Kenwood will have no vehicle access from E. Main St.).  Parade kick-off is at 10:00 a.m.  If you would  like to prticipate in the parade, please contact Laurie at by May 17th.

Community Picnic Sunday June 2
Please see the Park page for further information.

Questions regarding the
Lorain County Stormwater Management District?  Click the following link .

Park Board Vacancy 
Due to a resignation, there is an opening on the Park Board, All intereset applicants are asked to please submit a letter of interest to the attention of: Mayor Dave Leshinski,  Village of South Amherst, 103 W. Main St. South Amherst, Ohio 44001 or email

Rummage Sales Permits 
Permits may be abtained at town hall for a $5.00 registration fee.  Residents are permitted 2 sales a year.

2019 Village wide rummage sale will be the weekend of August 9, 10 & 11.

The Financial Report for the Village of South Amherst for 2018 has been completed.  The Report is available for inspection as of March 1, 2019 at the Fiscal Officer's Office at 103 West Main Street during normal business hours.  Michelle Henke, Fiscal Officer.

2019 Dumpster Days                   October 11-12 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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(stryafoam) & 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.