RESOLUTION NO. 2017-03
A RESOLUTION TO INITIATE A ZONING AMENDMENT TO THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP ZONING ORDINANCE TO PROHIBIT CULTIVATORS, PROCESSORS,
AND RETAIL DISPENSARIES OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA WITHIN THE VILLAGE CORPORATION LIMITS AS AUTHORIZED BY OHIO REVISED CODE §3796.29,
AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, by this Resolution, initiates an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, which amendment would prohibit cultivators, processors, and retail dispensaries of medical marijuana within the corporation limits of the Village of Antwerp as authorized by Ohio Revised Code §3796.29; and
WHEREAS, in compliance with Article 700 of the Zoning Ordinance of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, by this Resolution, the Council initiates the process to make the amendment to the Zoning Ordinance and submits this Resolution to the Planning and Zoning Commission in compliance with Section 705 of the Zoning Ordinance.
NOW, THEREFORE, BY IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF ANTWERP, PAULDING COUNTY, OHIO, THAT:
Section 1. The Village Council initiates an amendment be made to the Zoning Ordinance to prohibit cultivators, processors, and retail dispensaries of medical marijuana within the corporation limits of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio.
Section 2. A true copy of this Resolution shall be certified by the Fiscal Officer of the Village and forwarded to the Planning and Zoning Commission pursuant to Section 705 of the Zoning Ordinance.
Section 3. It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning or relating to the passage of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of the Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and any of its committees that resulted in such formal actions, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements including all lawful ordinances and any applicable provisions of §121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Section 4. This Resolution is deemed an emergency measure necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety and welfare, and for the further reason that in order to initiate a zoning amendment to prohibit medical marijuana cultivators, processors, and retail dispensaries in the Village of Antwerp, this Resolution shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force after the earliest period allowed by law.
Passed this ______ day of March, 2017.
Ray DeLong, Mayor of the Village of Antwerp
Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer