Springfield council to talk about marijuana, pay day loans, nuisance ordinance at meeting

Springfield council to talk about marijuana, pay day loans, nuisance ordinance at meeting

Springfield City Hall (picture: News-Leader file picture)

Springfield’s City Council is scheduled to know testimony that is public a range hot-button problems at Monday’s conference, like the revisiting of marijuana zoning, prospective revisions into the county’s nuisance abatement ordinances and laws for payday loan providers.

Marijuana zoning

Council users can be expected to vote once more Monday on whether or not to enable dispensaries plus some tiny production facilities within 200 foot of schools and time care facilities.

At a council meal meeting Tuesday, Councilman Craig Hosmer told their peers he had been considering reintroducing a proposition to help keep a buffer that is 1,000-foot some cannabis companies and childcare facilities.

The announcement arrived after council people struck along the proposal that is same the April 8 ending up in a vote of 4-4, but Hosmer stated he’d prefer to decide to try again along with council members present and a fresh councilman sworn in.

(General seat Councilwoman Jan Fisk ended up being missing during the 8 meeting, and Zone 2 Councilman Abe McGull has changed Tom Prater. april)

Councilman Richard Ollis stated “if it is needed,” he plans to propose another, compromise amendment that would result in the buffer 500 legs.

Then go to public comment again at a later meeting if either amendment passes, the amended language would.

The general public is likewise permitted to testify Monday about an amendment to permit marijuana companies to likely be operational every day and night. That amendment ended up being authorized in the last ending up in a 7-1 vote.

Nuisance abatement

The council may also hear general public testimony about proposals meant to ensure it is easier and faster to eradicate community nuisances.

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