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Link to HPC Board Meeting 12/6 at 6:30 p.m.

The link to the HPC board meeting can be accessed by clicking here

Link to HPC Public Hearing 12/6 at 6 p.m.

The link to the public hearing for the HPC meeting can be accessed by clicking here

EAC Meeting Cancelled, GPJB Meeting 12/3

The Environmental Advisory Commission meeting scheduled for December 19th has been cancelled. The Glen Park Joint Board will be meeting at Noll Nature Pavilion on Saturday, December 3rd at 9 …

Proposed Historic District Public Hearing to be held on 12/12/2022 at 7:30 p.m.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Trustees for the Village of Williamsville on Monday, December 12, 2022 at 7:30 p.m., at Williamsville …

Village of Williamsville Tree Lighting 12/3

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (December 1, 2022) – The Village of Williamasville will be hosting its annual tree lighting Saturday, December 3rd at 6 p.m. in front of Village Hall!

Board Meeting 11/28 Streaming Link

To access the 11/28 Board Meeting at 7:30 p.m., click here

Santa is coming to the Meeting House 12/3!

Visit with Santa on December 3rd from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m! Candy canes and coupons for Anderson’s cones will be provided while supplies last.

Village Hall Closed 11/18

Due to the predicted snow warnings, in an effort to keep our employees safe and the roads clear, Village Hall will be closed on Friday, November 18, 2022.

Link to 11/14 Board Meeting

The link to the 11/14 Board Meeting can be accessed by clicking here

Halloween Scavenger Hunt Success

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (November 1, 2022) – Thank you to all our volunteers who helped out at the Halloween Scavenger Hunt, hosted by the Youth & Recreation committee!  

No Glen Park Joint Board Meeting 11/1

The Glen Park Joint Board meeting scheduled for November 1st has been cancelled.

Winter overnight parking ban 11/1/22 – 4/1/23

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (October 31, 2022) – Overnight winter street parking ban in the Village of Williamsville will go into effect November 1st – April 1st from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 …

Village leaf pickup guidelines

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (October 26, 2022) – The Department of Public Works has initiated its seasonal pickup of residential leaves and will continue through October, November, and December. Please note the …

HPC Board Meeting 10/25 Stream Link

The link for the HPC Board Meeting following the Public Hearing at 6 p.m. (accessed in a separate post) can be accessed by clicking here

HPC Public Hearing 10/25 6 p.m. Stream Link

The link to the HPC Public Hearing at 6 p.m. can be accessed by clicking here The link to the HPC Board Meeting at 6:30 p.m. (or at the end …

Lehigh Trail bench painted by Daisy Troop 31134

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (October 25, 2022) – Daisy Troop 31134, made up of first graders at Forest Elementary, completed a community service project, painting a bench on the Lehigh Trail. The …

Link to 10/24 Board Meeting

The meeting link for the 10/24 live stream at 7:30 p.m. is as follows: click here

Halloween Trick-or-treat Scavenger Hunt 10/29

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (October 19, 2022) – The Halloween Trick-or-treat Scavenger Hunt, hosted by the Youth & Recreation Committee, will take place on October 29th from 1-3 p.m. in the Glen …

Village of Williamsville celebrates opening of new playground at South Long Park

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (October 14, 2022) – The Village of Williamsville on Friday, October 14, officially opened a new playground that features obstacle course style equipment including an expansive net climbing …

South Long Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 10/14

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (October 13, 2022) – In honor of the wonderful volunteers that came out to help at the Community Build last month, a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place …

Link to 10/11 Board Meeting

The meeting link for the 10/11 live stream is as follows: click here

HPC Public Hearing on proposed Historic Mill District to continue on 10/25

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (October 5, 2022) – The public hearing regarding the nomination of a Historic Mill District will continue on October 25th at 6 p.m. The nomination form can be …

Link to Live Stream HPC Public Hearing 9/27

The link to the live stream for the HPC public hearing at 6 p.m. can be accessed by clicking here

Link to Live Stream HPC Board Meeting 9/27

The link to the live stream for the HPC board meeting at 7 p.m. can be accessed by clicking here

Link to 9/26 Live Stream

The meeting link for the 9/26 live stream is as follows: https://youtu.be/tFNWoj-9_YU

South Long Park Community Builds & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (September 26, 2022) – The Village thanks all the volunteers who came out to help at the community builds for South Long Park on September 9th and 10th. …

Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on Sept. 21 canceled

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (September 20, 2022) – There will be no Zoning Board of Appeals meeting held on September 21st.

HPC public hearing and regular meeting to be held on Sept. 27

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (September 20, 2022) – The public hearing regarding the Mill District will begin at 6 p.m. on September 27th. The HPC moved to nominate thirteen properties as the …

Work session, public hearings, and board meeting to be held on Sept. 26

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (September 20, 2022) – The work session will begin at 6 p.m. on September 26th. While the public may attend the work session, there will not be an …

Nature Day at Glen Park

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (September 19, 2022) – Nature Day will take place September 24th from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Noll Nature Pavilion. Come explore the park and enjoy …

Minutes are now up to date on the Village website

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (September 19, 2022) – We apologize for the late posting of minutes; the issue has been resolved. Village Board minutes, HPC minutes, Planning Board minutes, Zoning Board minutes, …

Village Board to hold reorganization, regular meetings on July 25

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (July 22, 2022) – The Williamsville Village Board will hold its annual reorganization meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, July 25, in the auditorium at Village Hall, 5565 Main St.

Board majority agrees to fund repairs of Ellicott Creek dam

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (July 15, 2022) – The Village Board during a special meeting on July 14 agreed with a 4-0 decision to transfer funding to allow for immediate repairs to the Ellicott Creek dam.

Questioned by board, state health law deemed unconstitutional by judge

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (July 11, 2022) – State Supreme Court Judge Ronald Ploetz, of Cattaraugus County, on July 8 ruled that the state Department of Health exceeded its authority when it introduced the Isolation and Quarantine Procedures regulation earlier this year. 

South Long Park to receive new playground equipment, sport courts, gazebo

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (June 24, 2022) – As part of the village Parks Committee’s Picture Our Parks 2025 plan, improvement projects are being conducted at South Long Park, off South Long Street.

Village provides schedule of upcoming events

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (April 21, 2021) – The Village of Williamsville is providing the public with a list of upcoming events set for spring and summer.

Volunteers sought for various committees, boards

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Feb. 18, 2022) – The Village of Williamsville is seeking volunteers interested in serving on its municipal boards and committees.

COVID test kits, N95 masks available at Village Hall

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Feb. 16, 2022) – The Village of Williamsville has a limited supply of COVID-19 home test kits and N95 facemasks. Each kit includes two tests; kits are limited to no more than two per household.

Village returning to in-person meetings following easing of mask mandate

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Feb. 10, 2022) – The Village of Williamsville is returning to in-person board and committee meetings following the Feb. 10 easing of COVID-related mask mandates by New York State and Erie County governments.

Village Board holds budget work session; recording available

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Feb. 8, 2022) – The Village Board on Feb. 5 held a work session to discuss development of the 2022-23 budget. 

Carson appointed to vacant trustee seat

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Jan. 6, 2022) – Williamsville Mayor Deb Rogers is appointing Matt Carson to serve as Village Board trustee, filling a vacancy created by the Jan. 2 resignation of former Deputy Mayor Matthew Etu.

Majority of Village Board opposes county’s proposed vaccine mandate

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Dec. 14, 2021) – In a direct response to Erie County’s recent COVID-19-based restrictions, the majority of the Williamsville Village Board are stating their opposition to proposed vaccine mandate.

Trustees seek to clarify positions on county’s pandemic-related mandates

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Dec. 3, 2021) – Three Village Board trustees are seeking to explain and clarify their positions on the county’s pandemic-related directives.

Village Board approves local laws to opt out of marijuana sales, consumption sites

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Nov. 29, 2021) – The Village Board during its meeting on Monday, Nov. 22, adopted two local laws relating to the state’s Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act. 

Policy on sidewalk snowplow use now in effect

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Nov. 9, 2021) –The following is a statement from the Village of Williamsville regarding a sidewalk snowplow policy that was approved by the Village Board in 2019.

Overnight parking ban in effect

WILLLIAMSVILLE, NY (Nov. 1, 2021) –  The overnight parking ban on all streets in the Village of Williamsville began Monday, Nov. 1.

Village conducting leaf pickup

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Oct. 12, 2021) – The Department of Public Works has initiated its seasonal pickup of residential leaves. 

Newly-established committee seeks to reinvigorate use of Meeting House

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Oct. 1, 2021) – Following several weeks of consideration, the Village Board in July agreed to establish a new volunteer panel – the Meeting House Events Committee, which has been tasked with making the building a viable space for all types of events.

Williamsville dedicates kaleidoscope-themed mural, introduces public art walk campaign

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Sept. 17, 2021) – The Village of Williamsville on Sept. 17 officially dedicated its newest mural, “Kaleidoscope Energy Day Dreams,” an approximately 1,200-square-foot work crafted by Nicole Cherry.

Village dedicates interactive wildlife-themed mural at Glen Park

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (July 28, 2021) – The Village of Williamsville on July 28 officially marked the completion of a 214-square-foot wildlife-themed mural on the exterior wall of Noll Nature Pavilion. (Click here for further details and a 90-second video.)

Meeting House update: Village discontinues exploration of sale

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (May 11, 2021) – The Village Board on May 10 agreed to cease its examination of selling the 150-year-old Meeting House, located at 5658 Main St., near Mill Street.

Mural recognized as a ‘gift to community’ during dedication ceremony

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Oct. 15, 2020) – The Village of Williamsville on Oct. 14 officially dedicated its first piece of community art – a 99-foot wide by 17-foot high floral-themed mural created by Chris Piontkowski of Buffalo. The mural is titled “A Butterfly’s View of the Garden.”

Village temporarily waives tent permit fees, extends expiration date for outdoor seating

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Oct. 13, 2020) – As a way to further assist village businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Village Board on Oct. 13 unanimously approved temporarily waiving fees associated with tent permits. In September, the board agreed to extend the outdoor seating permit expiration date by more than three months.

Village celebrates new playground at Island Park

The Village of Williamsville on Friday, Sept. 25, officially opened a new playground that features an array of amusing apparatus, including handicapped-accessible play items, as well as swings, slides and …

Follow the link below to apply as a volunteer

Are you looking to make a difference in your village? If so, we are looking for you! Click here to apply for membership to one of our various volunteer committees, boards or commission!

Household hazardous waste drop-off available to county residents

Erie County is offering a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Voucher program. The program allows residents to drop off up to 50 pounds of waste at no charge to Hazman, 177 …

Playground Build Pre-registration

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Planning board approves site plan for People Inc. project at 135 Evans St.

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Sept. 8, 2020) – With a 4-3 vote during its meeting on Sept. 8, the village’s Planning and Architectural Review Board approved an updated site plan for for 135 Evans St., allowing People Inc.’s mixed-income housing project to move forward in Williamsville. Click here for more information.

Village presents ‘Rock On Williamsville!’

The Village of Williamsville’s Beautification Committee is presenting “Rock On Williamsville!” – a community initiative to place painted rocks within village gardens.  Further information is in the below poster. A …

Village reminds residents of trash pickup policies

The Village of Williamsville is reminding residents of the trash pickup policies put in place by Modern Corporation, the village’s contracted refuse company.  Modern Corporation is strictly adhering to its …

Village Hall to open for tax payments; face coverings are mandatory

Property owners within the Village of Williamsville should have received their tax bills by June 1. Taxes payments are due no later than Wednesday, July 1.  Although Village Hall will …

‘Picture Our Parks 2025’ plan revealed, includes tangible upgrades for village parks

The village is proposing plans for the reinvigoration of Island Park, the complete redevelopment and renewal of South Long Park, as well as minor improvements and capital projects for the balance of village parks.

Village posts video from April 27 meeting; budget unanimously adopted

Click here to access a recording of the Village Board’s virtual meeting held April 13.

Village seeks feedback regarding budget

Although the meeting format has changed, the Village Board wants the public to know that feedback is still requested regarding the 2020-21 budget.

Village Board adopts $4.3M budget for 2020-21

The Williamsville Village Board adopted the municipality’s $4.3 million 2020-21 budget during its meeting on April 27. In February, the mayor and trustees agreed that due to a foreseen budget …

Memorial Day parade canceled by committee

This year’s Memorial Day parade – annually held on Main Street in the Village of Williamsville and coordinated by members of George F. Lamm Post 622 – has been canceled. …

Village Board posts minutes of March 23 meeting

A link to access minutes of the Village Board’s March 23 meeting is included in this post.

Open letter to village community: We will get through this together

A letter to the Williamsville community provides important links to federal, state and local websites that can provide resources for residents and businesses.

Village Hall closed to the public

To suppress the possible spread of the COVID-19 virus, Village Hall is closed to the public.

State of Emergency in effect; court operations, volunteer committee meetings suspended

As the Village of Williamsville implements social distancing measures, visitors are discouraged from entering Village Hall and instead are requested to first call the Clerk’s Office at 716-632-4120. Click on this post to read the press release sent to media outlets on March 16.

Public input, volunteer sought to expand organic compost program

The Village of Williamsville is seeking a volunteer to assist in an organic recycling drop-off site that would be located at Village Hall, 5565 Main St. The site would be …

South Cayuga residential poll results, comments available for viewing

In late October, the Village Board of Trustees sent to 40 residences on South Cayuga Road a poll relating to the proposed establishment of a local historic district for the …

Welcome to Williamsville: Village’s video now available

View the village’s new promotional video by clicking here.

South Cayuga Road historic district nomination being considered

he Village of Williamsville’s Historic Preservation Commission on Oct. 23 held an informational meeting regarding the possible establishment of South Cayuga Road as a local historic district.

Village’s Nature Play at Glen Park open to community

The Village of Williamsville on Wednesday, Aug. 28, officially introduced to the community Nature Play at Glen Park, a newly-created outdoor space to engage children and families within the serene …

Village Board sets new meeting structure

The Village Board beginning in September will change its meeting structure to hold only a work session on the second Monday of each month, with regular meetings set for the …

Village waterfront revitalization program underway

The Village of Williamsville in 2018 was awarded a grant totaling nearly $50,000 for the purposes of establishing a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program to enhance to the Ellicott Creek waterway …

Village adopts bond resolution regarding sanitary sewer system

The Village Board during its meeting on June 24 adopted a bond resolution to authorizes a sewer system capital improvements project consisting of the reconstruction and improvements to Williamsville’s sewer …

Summer tennis lessons to be offered at South Long Park

Summer tennis lessons will be offered at South Long Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays for three different age levels: 4 to 6 years old, 7 to 11 years old, and …

Village adopts laws on telecommunications, flood damage prevention

The Village Board during its meeting on Monday, April 8, adopted two local laws following public hearings on both items. The first local law establishes uniform standards for the siting, …

Sign code amendments approved by board

The Village of Williamsville’s sign code draft was approved by the Village Board on April 22. The adopted revisions to the sign code, is available here. To view a gallery …

Village outlines objectives for year in ‘2019 Prospectus’

The Village Board on Feb. 11 debuted the “2019 Prospectus” while attending the annual New York Conference of Mayors event in Albany. The seven-page “Prospectus” outlines this year’s village objectives, …

The Villager: Williamsville’s newsletter now available

The autumn 2018 edition of “The Villager” is now available and can be downloaded by clicking here. Subsequent editions of “The Villager” will be available quarterly and released as a new …

Village issues statement on Verizon Fios not expanding

According to an Aug. 20, 2018, statement by a company spokesperson, Verizon has no plans to expand Fios TV availability in New York State. After requesting information on the matter, …

Williamsville provides public access to car charging station

The Village of Williamsville now has two electric vehicle charging stations available for public use. Partially funded through a state Department of Environmental Conservation grant, the charging station is located …

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