Amherst hearing Thursday on spending of federal CARES Act money

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Published: 6/2/2020 12:43:59 PM

AMHERST — Town officials are holding a second hearing on how Amherst will use up to $400,000 for a micro-enterprise assistance program and for using various public social services Thursday at 3 p.m.

The hearing comes as state’s Department of Housing and Community Development extended the deadline for how cities and towns spend federal CARES Act funding for needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The public hearing will be conducted virtually at To join the meeting via telephone, call 312-626-6799 or 646-876-9923 and enter Webinar ID 966 6007 1955.

Comments can also be submitted in writing, by email, to Senior Planner Nathaniel Malloy at


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