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Yellow Springs Public Notices

Ordinance 2020-16

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— Public Notice —

DECRIMINALIZING MARIJUANA IN THE VILLAGE OF YELLOW SPRINGS
BY AMENDING CHAPTER 624 OF THE YELLOW SPRINGS CODE OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCE 2020-16, VILLAGE OF YELLOW SPRINGS, OHIO

Interested persons will take note that the Village Council of Yellow Springs on Monday, August 17, 2020, gave first reading to Ordinance 2020-16. This ordinance amends the Village General Offenses Code to modify marijuana-related misdemeanors pursuant to home rule. This ordinance is written in recogni­tion of inequalities in enforcement of marijuana laws seen nationally which have affected citizens of color disparately.

The full text of this ordinance is available on line at http://www.yso.com (see packet for August 17), the Yellow Springs library, and in the Council Clerk’s office.

Council will give a second reading and pass into law during a public hearing on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, via virtual meeting accessible at: https://zoom.us/j/3555457065

Brian Housh, Council President

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