- Published: August 19, 2020
— 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