Town of Tonawanda

The town has launched a new online tool for the community to contribute input to an update of the its comprehensive plan, which is a framework for future priorities in the town.

Users may submit ideas to the “Community Voice” forum at The ideas are categorized under broad topics such as “Community Activity Ideas” and “Infrastructure & Environment Improvements.” Other residents can comment on ideas and vote them up or down.

More information about the comprehensive plan is available at

Also this week:

• The town clerk’s office will be open Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to noon for hunting and fishing license purchases before a one-week blackout period begins Dec. 26 due to the state Department of Environmental Conservation switching to a new automated licensing system.

• The Tonawanda Town Board will hold its organizational meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, in council chambers at the municipal building, 2919 Delaware Ave.

• The Kenmore Village Board has granted free parking at all meters in the village during the holiday season until Tuesday.