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Picture Main Street


A $3 million plan to transform Main Street into a safer, more walkable business district and social gathering place. Click left to see the full plan at PictureMainSt.com.


Historic Water Mill


A $3 million plan to transform Spring Street into a "Village Square" centered around the 1811 Water Mill at the edge of Glen Park.  Click left to read more information about the plan.


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Village Community Plan


The Village of Williamsville Community plan is the result of a broad-based, collaborative effort among village residents, business owners, public officials and other stakeholders to set priorities and define a vision for the future. Click here to read the plan.


H.A.W.K. Signal Approved


A key component of the Picture Main Street plan to improve pedestrian access and safety has been approved by the state Department of Transportation. Click here to read the news release and click here for an informational flyer and video


Village Board Meetings


The Village of Williamsville Board of Trustees meets twice per month in Village Hall, 5565 Main Street. Work sessions start at 6 p.m. and meetings at 7:30 p.m. Click here for meeting agendas, minutes and a schedule.

Village Code/Design Standards


The Village of Williamsville Mixed Use District Design Standards were developed as a comprehensive rezoning effort to confront the problems of Main Street that were identified in the Community Plan. Click here to read the design standards and Village Code.


Village Newsletter - Fall 2014


The Villager -- the official newsletter for the Village of Williamsville -- is hot off the presses! Pick up the Fall 2014 issue at Village Hall or by clicking here. To add yourself to the mailing list, please email Charlie Specht at cspecht@village.williamsville.ny.us.


Williamsville's Newest Landmarks 


Dripping with historic charm and character, the village is home to 34 landmarked structures, including many that were recently given the honor of local landmark status. The Historic Landmark Design Standards serve as a template for historically sensitive investment into landmarked structures. Click here to download the design standards. Click here for a list of village landmarks.  

State of the Village 2014


Mayor Kulpa outlined the village's 2014 progress and 2015 plans at the State of the Village on Dec. 15. Click below to view the presentation. 


State of the Village -- PowerPoint

State of the Village presentation -- PDF


South Long Street Project


The village in December received a $1 million New York State Environmental Facilities Corp. grant to revitalize the S. Long Street area. Click here for more information on the S. Long Street project. 


HUD funds -- Housing rehab 


The Village of Williamsville runs a housing rehabilitation loan program in collaboration with the Town of Amherst and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Click here for more information on this program. 

Williamsville Library Gala - Feb. 6


February 6 is the annual gala to raise funds for the Williamsville Public Library. The library is supported by local community fundraising. Click here for more information on how you can help keep this wonderful community asset open as part of our walkable Main Street!  


Historic Preservation Forum - Jan. 29 


The village will host a forum on historic preservation from 7-9 p.m. on Jan. 29 at South High School about the benefits of historic preservation. Learn what the rebirth of places like Larkinville can teach us about economic development through historic preservation. Featured speakers include:

-- Leslie Zemsky, Larkin Development Group

-- Kathy Howe, New York State Historic Preservation Office

-- Mayor Brian Kulpa, Village of Williamsville 


All are welcome. Click here for more information. 


Evans/Eagle traffic counts


The Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council is studying traffic in the Evans/Eagle/N. Ellicott area to determine a solution to traffic issues. Click here to look at previous traffic counts for that area on an interactive map made by GBNRTC.

 


Meeting Minutes Search 


Click here to view a searchable database of meeting minutes for the Village Board, Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. Committee minutes are posted to individual committee pages.