October 21, 2019 - City and Planning Commission Work Session Minutes
JOINT WORK SESSION BETWEEN THE BUCHANAN CITY AND PLANNING COMMISSIONS MEETING MINUTES
TOPIC: RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA
Monday, October 21, 2019
A Joint Meeting of the City Commission and Planning Commission for the City of Buchanan was scheduled at City Hall, 302 N. Redbud Trail, Buchanan, Michigan Monday, October 21, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. The Mayor called the meeting to order at 5:03 p.m.
City Commission Members present: Mayor Moore, Commissioners Toerne, Denison and Downey
City Commission Members absent: Commissioner Weedon
Planning Commission Members present: None
Staff present: City Manager Bill Marx, City Zoning Administrator Debra Patzer, and City Clerk Brenda Hess
Guests/Visitors present: 7
Patzer explained the changes in Section 3 for clarification. Clarified the fact that there are no extra licenses. Explained that some of the verbiage was moved around for clarification at the beginning of the section, further clarifying that existing business owners would have priority for the first twenty-four months. Clarified that one new microbusiness and one temporary marijuana event would be approved. Moore and Toerne commented that the language has been clarified and more organized. Patzer noted there will be a Public Hearing on the 28th at 7:00 p.m.
There being no further discussion, the Mayor adjourned meeting 5:09 p.m.
Brenda J. Hess , City Clerk Patricia Moore, Mayor