On Monday, July 1st the Amherst Town Council appointed Town Clerk staff member, Athena O'Keeffe, as the Clerk of the Council. Athena has worked in the Town Clerk's office since 2015 and had been working closely with the previous Clerk on Council business.
Council President Lynn Griesemer said of the recent appointment, “The Town Council is very pleased to appoint Athena as Clerk of the Council. We are fortunate to find someone with her experience and knowledge of what is required among our existing Town staff. Athena worked closely with our former Clerk of the Council providing her with the advantage of knowing the Councilors and the job.”