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Buffalo Common Council votes to end school zone camera program

Posted at 5:33 PM, Apr 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-13 23:46:51-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Common Council voted 6-3 to send an ordinance to Mayor Byron Brown to end the school zone speed camera program.

The resolution calls the program a 'failure.' Under the resolution sponsored by Council Member Rasheed Wyatt, the school zone cameras would be removed by next the beginning of next the next school year.

The resolution calls for the city to reimburse drivers who received tickets within the past 90 days of the passage of the resolution.

The mayor's office released this statement about the resolution:

"The Mayor will review this item when it's presented to him by the Clerk."

If the mayor vetoes the resolution, the council would need a two-thirds majority to overrule the mayor.

Here is the complete resolution:

School Zone Camera Resolution
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4