City Commission Agenda 09-23-2020

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                              LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE
                             WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020
                                           5:30 P.M.
                                          VIA ZOOM

I.     Call to Order

II.    Approval of Minutes for November 25, 2019

Ill.   Old Business

IV.    New Business
         A.   Discussion of City Attorney's Letter Regarding Gift Cards

V.     Adjourn
                                CITY OF MUSKEGON
                          LEGISLATIVE POLICY COMMITTEE
                             Wednesday, November 25, 2019
                                       4:00 pm
                               City Commission Chambers

Present: Commissioners Hood, Rinsema-Sybenga, Turnquist, Johnson, and Gawron.
Absent: Warren and German.

Approval of Minutes
Commissioner Rinsema-Sybenga moved, Vice Mayor Hood seconded, to approve the
minutes of July 31, 2019.

                                                           MOTION CARRIED.

Marihuana Application and Social Equity Component
Staff presented the proposed Application for Marihuana Facilities Licenses in the City of

A lengthy discussion was had by Commissioners. After, the following was decided.

Under MSEP Revenue - remove 1% of gross sales.

Allocation ofMSEP Resources:

55% (up to $20,000) for business micro-loans/grants for those that have had a low-level
marihuana conviction

30% (up to $10,000) will be dedicated towards facilitating marihuana related expungement

15% (up to $5,000) for education and community outreach.

Motion by Commissioner Rinsema-Sybenga, seconded by Commissioner Johnson to
approve the Marihuana Application and Social Equity Component with the changes as
stated above.

                                                                   ROLL CALL VOTE:

Ayes: Turnquist, Johnson, Gawron, Hood, and German.
Nays: Warren and German.

                                                                   MOTION PASSES.

                                                    Ann Marie Meisch, MMC
                                                         City Clerk

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