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Village Board reschedules reorganization meeting for July 25

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

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.

Garden walk organizers set two-day event

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (June 27, 2022) – The village’s Garden Walk Committee has set the 2022 garden walk as a two-day event, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. 

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.

Village to suspend use of Ellicott Creek dam due to structure’s hazardous conditions

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY (March 15, 2022) – The Williamsville Village Board has unanimously directed the village Department of Public Works to no longer operate the Ellicott Creek dam that controls water in the western channel surrounding Island Park.

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 …

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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.

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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