Lloyd MacCormick Jr.
At their meeting on Jan. 13, 2020, the Williamstown Selectboard adopted the Ordinance Resulating All-terrain Vehicle Use on Town Highways. Follow this link to see the ordinance.
Follow the links below to read the committee’s final report and ordinance proposal to the Selectboard:
Follow this link to see agendas and minutes from prior ATV Trails Committee meetings.
Follow this link to see the trails ordinance proposal from the Billtown Wheelers Off-road Club.
ATV ordinance documents
- Follow this link to see Williamstown Town Manager Jacqueline Higgins’ research into other towns’ ATV ordinances.
- Click here to see letters and petitions submitted to the Williamstown selectboard.
- Follow this link to read communication between the Williamstown town manager and town attorney.
- Click here to see the survey mailed to Williamstown residents in October 2019.
- Follow these links to read survey feedback received: Oct. 22-24 | Oct. 24-28 | Oct. 28-31 | Oct. 31-Nov. 5 | Nov. 5-Dec. 13
The following documents were received on November 11, 2019, in a packet via email from Ken Jones, Economic Research Analyst with the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development:
- Click here for links to news and other sites relating to the impact of ATVs.
- Follow this link for some Bureau of Labor statistics relating to general travel.
- Click here for the US DOT National Highway Traffic Safety Administration document “Fatalities in Traffic Crashes Involving All-Terrain Vehicles” dated September 2015.
- Follow this link for the Vermont Trails and Greenways Council report “Economic and Fiscal Impact Analysis of the Vermont Trails and Greenway Council Member Organizations” dated October 2016.
- Click here for the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America document “Position In Opposition to On-Road Operation of ATVs.”
- Follow this link for the US Department of the Interior survey “Environmental Effects of Off-Highway Vehicles on Bureau of Land Management Lands: A Literature Synthesis, Annotated Bibliographies, Extensive Bibliographies, and Internet Resources” dated 2007.
- Click here for a Wisconsin state prepared “Case Study of Recreational Use Compatibility & Economic Impacts” (undated).