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Leaf pickup to continue through Dec. 4

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Nov. 30, 2020) – The Department of Public Works will be continuing leaf pickup through Friday, Dec. 4.

Village now within upgraded ‘orange zone’ due to rise in region’s COVID-19 cases

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Nov. 18, 2020) – The Village of Williamsville and multiple other communities in Erie County today were marked as orange zones based upon the state’s efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Western New York region.

County reminds residents of energy assistance program

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Nov. 2, 2020) – Erie County Social Services is reminding residents of the availability of its Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP).

Policy on sidewalk snowplow use now in effect

The following is a statement from the Village of Williamsville regarding a sidewalk snowplow policy that was approved by the Village Board in 2019.

Village seeks volunteers for Parks Committee

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Oct. 23, 2020) – The Village of Williamsville is currently seeking residents who live within the municipal limits to serve on the Parks Committee. 

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 …

Torre elected to nine-month board term

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (Sept. 15, 2020) – In a special election held Tuesday in the Village of Williamsville, Eileen Torre was elected to serve a nine-month term as trustee.  Torre garnered …

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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 …

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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.

Five streets set for repaving; motorists urged to use caution

Work is tentatively scheduled to begin the week of Monday, Aug. 17, for the milling and repaving of five streets in the Village of Williamsville.  The streets to be repaved …

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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