Aug 8, 2019, Special Meeting Minutes
Crystal Township SPECIAL Meeting
August 8, 2019
Crystal Community Center
The meeting was called to order by Supervisor McCracken, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Members Present: C McCracken, S Kutt, K Siburt, G Bahm, P Baker-Marek
Public Comment: Public was allowed time to make comments.
D Chandler-Jim is trying to do everything legally to establish a business in this community and has met with resistance, but others in town are doing it illegally and nothing is done.
J Nafsu- make sure ordinances are in place to benefit the community
Approval of Agenda- Motion by Baker-Marek, seconded by Bahm to Accept and Approve Agenda. Motion-carried: ayes: all.
Resolution to approve ballot proposal regarding prohibition of adult use (recreational) marihuana establishments. Motion by Baker-Marek, seconded by Siburt to approve resolution as presented.
MONTCALM COUNTY, MICHIGAN
(RESOLUTION NO. 08082019)
At a Special Meeting of the Crystal Township Board held at the Crystal Township Hall at 217 E Park Street, Crystal, Michigan 48818 on the 8th day of August, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.
PRESENT: G Bahm, S Kutt, K Siburt, P Baker-Marek, C McCracken
The following resolution was offered for adoption by Board Member Baker-Marek and was supported by Board Member Siburt:
RESOLUTION TO APPROVE BALLOT PROPOSAL REGARDING PROHIBITION OF ADULT USE (RECREATIONAL) MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS
WHEREAS, the electors of Crystal Township have submitted a Local Proposal Petition pursuant to MCL 333.27956 to Crystal Township to enact or amend an ordinance to prohibit adult use (recreational) marijuana facilities; and
WHEREAS, the Crystal Township Board (“Township Board”) determines that the Local Proposal Petition was properly submitted by a requisite number of Crystal Township electors, and the Petition being otherwise in compliance with the provisions of MCL 333.27956, 168.488 and 168.482; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to MCL 333.27956 and the Michigan Election Law (MCL168.1 et seq.), the Township Board desires to submit the following Ballot Proposal to the electors of the Township at a special election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
IT IS, THEREFORE, RESOLVED AS FOLLOWS:
1. The Township Board hereby calls a special Township election to be held on the special election date of Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
2. Pursuant to the Michigan Election Law (MCL 168.1, et seq.), the Township Board approves and certifies the following ballot proposal to the Montcalm County Clerk, for submittal to the qualified electors of Crystal Township at the November 5, 2019 election:
“Shall Crystal Township enact an ordinance to prohibit adult use (recreational) marihuana establishments within the Township”
3. The Township Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to submit a certified copy of this Resolution to the Montcalm County Clerk.
4. The Township Clerk and the Montcalm County Clerk are authorized to print the ballots for the November 5, 2019 election, publish all notices for such election, and take all other action as necessary or desirable in connection with such election.
The vote to adopt this Resolution was as follows:
YEAS: Bahm, Kutt, Siburt, Baker-Marek, McCracken
RESOLUTION DECLARED ADOPTED.
STATE OF MI )
COUNTY OF MONTCALM )
I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and complete copy of a Resolution adopted by the Township Board of Crystal Township at a Special meeting of the Township Board of Crystal Townsihp held on the date first stated above, and I further certify that public notice of such a meeting was given as provided by law.
PUBLIC COMMENT: NONE
Motion by Bahm, supported by Siburt to adjourn at 7:15. Motion carried, ayes-all.
Minutes Certified: Patty Baker-Marek, Clerk.