Ordinance Adoption – City of Dexter 1/14/19





CITY OF DEXTER

NOTICE OF ORDINANCE ADOPTION

ORDINANCE NO. 1 – 2019

AN ORDINANCE TO PROHIBIT MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS PURSUANT TO THE MICHIGAN REGULATION AND TAXATION OF MARIHUANA ACT OF 2018 AND THE MICHIGAN MEDICAL MARIHUANA FACILITIES LICENSING ACT OF 2016.



At a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Dexter, Michigan called to order by Mayor Keough on, January 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Bell, Cousins, Fisher, Knight, Michels, Smith, Keough

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None

The following ordinance was offered by Member Smith and supported by Member Michels:

The City of Dexter Ordains:

Short Title: PROHIBITION OF MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS

Chapter _____, Article ___________of the Code of Ordinances, City of Dexter, Washtenaw County, Michigan, is hereby added as follows:

Pursuant to the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, Section 6.1, the City elects to prohibit marihuana establishments within its boundaries, including, but not limited, any marihuana grower, marihuana safety compliance facility, marihuana processor, marihuana microbusiness, marihuana retailer, marihuana secure transporter, or any other type of marihuana-related business licensed by the State of Michigan under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act.

Pursuant to the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, Section 205(1), being MCL 333.27205(1), the City elects to prohibit medical marihuana facilities within its boundaries, including, but not limited, any medical marihuana grower, medical marihuana processor, medical marihuana provisioning center, medical marihuana transporter, medical marihuana safety compliance facility, or any other type of medical marihuana-related business licensed by the State of Michigan under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.

Effective Date: This Ordinance shall become effective upon publication, in accordance with the City Charter.

Consistency and Repeal: All existing Ordinances or part of Ordinances are to be interpreted as consistent with this Ordinance and State Law. Any Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict with any of the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed. Nothing in this Ordinance results in any prohibitions otherwise allowed under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, as adopted, or the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act, Initiated law 1 of 2008.

Geographic area: This Ordinance shall have the regulatory effect to prohibit marihuana establishments in all geographic areas of the City of Dexter to the fullest extent allowed by law.

YEAS: Fisher, Smith, Cousins, Bell, Michels, Keough

NAYS: Knight

ABSENT: None

Justin Breyer, City Clerk





Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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