Monongahela Council passes clinical marijuana ordinance | Mon Valley Information

MONONGAHELA – Monongahela Council took the general step Thursday so as to add clinical marijuana rising operations and dispensaries to town’s zoning ordinance, unanimously approving the addition of the ones makes use of.

Mayor Bob Kepics mentioned there are not any plans for any marijuana rising or dispensary amenities thus far.

He added he helps the ordinance.

The amended ordinance outlines particular space pointers for the amenities.

Dispensaries and rising amenities aren’t be authorised inside 1,000 ft of the valuables line of a public, non-public or parochial faculty, day care middle, public playground, public park, church, assembly space or different position of worship.

If a proposed dispensary’s location receives a majority vote of council the ones limits might be amended.

Kepics addressed the solicitor at the felony problems with drones flying over town apartments.

“Two nights in the past, I had a drone flying over my place of abode,” he mentioned, including it used to be there for a number of mins.

Solicitor Todd Pappasergi mentioned the rules for drones are continuously converting.

“I might recommend taking a look on the (Federal Aviation Management) website online for preliminary pointers of running drones,” he mentioned, explaining the drone pilot might be charged with trespass or harassment.

“An individual owns the air above their place of abode, so if a drone is flying above your own home, the individual running might be charged with trespass. If that drone is working in a harassing method, an operator might be charged with harassment,” he mentioned.

The issue, Pappasergi mentioned, is understanding if the drone is government-owned and getting used for mapping and topography or whether it is operated by means of a person.

Pappasergi agreed to seem into the subject and most likely draw up some pointers for town.

Council additionally voted to take away the fountain in Chess Park.

Councilman Ken Kulak mentioned that the fountain’s pump is now not operating and it’s in disrepair.

“The fountain is out of fee and is an ongoing downside. I feel it has observed its years,” he mentioned. The movement handed with Councilman Tom Caudill balloting no.

Kulak added the removing of the fountain isn’t essentially everlasting.

“It will be great one day to put every other fountain or sculpture there within the park,” he mentioned.

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