Several residents, including a former village trustee, appeared at Monday’s Williamsville Village Board meeting to protest and question the $100 registration fee to be charged for each off-road vehicle the owner plans to drive on the road.

The registration fee is part of the new non-highway vehicles ordinance the board passed at the meeting. The ordinance is effective July 1.

Brad Taylor listed fees for non-highway vehicles that other communities charge, some as low as $35, and remarked, “One hundred dollars seems kind of steep.” 

Trustee Patrick Gettleman said the Public Safety Committee had tried for a year to come up with an ordinance, and that if it needs to make adjustments, it will.

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