Five Marijuana Bills Proposed Before Council Tuesday

The Sullivan City Council will vote on five proposed zoning regulations for medical marijuana operations and will also vote on three proposed requests and petitions during its Tuesday, August 6.

First on the agenda, the council was scheduled to hear from Eric Roberts, Sullivan Soccer Association, regarding the soccer fields and facilities, which was to be followed by Sullivan High School request to hold their Homecoming Parade on Wednesday, October 9 at 5 p.m., and the final request was from St. Anthony Parish to hold its Vine and Dine event on Saturday, September 21.

Council was presented with the minutes from Planning and Zoning along with Sullivan Regional Airport Board.

Under proposed ordinances, six bills will be voted on by the city council that include a state definition clarification and five proposed ordinance on marijuana operation zoning.

Bill 3859 would change the definition of day cares to match the State of Missouri definition;

Bill 3860 would allow medical marijuana dispensary facilities in a C-4 district with a conditional use permit;

Bill 3861 would allow medical marijuana-infused product manufacturing facilities in a M-1 district with a conditional use permit;

Bill 3862 would allow medical marijuana testing facilities in a M-1 district with a conditional use permit;

Bill 3863 would allow medical marijuana cultivation facilities in a M-1 district with a conditional use permit; and

Bill 3864 would allow medical marijuana dispensary facilities, medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facilities, medical marijuana testing facilities and medical marijuana cultivation facilities in certain zoning districts provided there is a 1,000 foot-buffer from an existing elementary or secondary school, child day-care center or church. The 1,000 foot-buffer shall be measured per regulations of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

The council also had closed session posted for real estate, litigation and personnel.

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