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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Marijuana Regulation Process

January 24, 2017 - Staff Report, Slideshow :  Staff presented a summary of Proposition 64.  City Council agreed a study session was needed to gain a better understanding.  Council requested an educational session on the topic.

March 1, 2017 - Staff Report, Slideshow:  The Assistant City Attorney presented a robust educational workshop on Proposition 64.  City Council provided direction to staff to create a survey for public input.  The Marijuana Sub-committee was formed and Councilmember Marlys McPherson and Robert 'Red' Davis were appointed.

April 11, 2017 - Staff Report, Slideshow:  Staff presented marijuana survey options and City Council moved not to conduct the survey, but to hold a public workshop on the topic.

June 14, 2017 - Staff Report, Community Input:  City Council reached out to the community through a public forum.  The workshop allowed the community to express their opinion on allowing, regulating or banning, certain aspects of Proposition 64 through stickers and comments to Council and staff.

August 8, 2017 - Staff Report, Police Report, Slideshow:  Staff presented City Council with recommendations from the Marijuana Sub-committee to develop the future marijuana ordinance.  One of the highlights from the meeting was, Council discussed limiting the number of dispensaries to two medical businesses, with the possibility of allowing one of the dispensaries to be a recreational marijuana business.  Staff will draft the first revision of the marijuana ordinance and present it to City Council no later than October 10, 2017.

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