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toW"/~F MEETING DATE: 9/7/10 <br />= ITEM NO: <br />)y~~ ~. <br />m' ~ 1 <br />C <br />!ps Gp.\OS <br />COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />DATE: September 2, 2010 <br />TO: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />FROM: ,GREG CARSON, TOWN MANAGER <br />SUBJECT: MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES <br />A. ADOPT INTERIM ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />IMPOSING AS AN URGENCY MEASURE A MORATORIUM ON THE <br />APPROVAL, COMMENCEMENT, ESTABLISHMENT OR OPERATION <br />OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES, <br />B. ACCEPT AND ISSUE THE WRITTEN REPORT PREPARED PURSUANT <br />TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 65858 ON THE MEASURES <br />TAKEN TO DATE TO ALLEVIATE THE CONDITIONS THAT LED TO <br />THE ADOPTION OF AN URGENCY INTERIM ORDINANCE IMPOSING <br />A MORATORNM ON THE APPROVAL, COMMENCEMENT, <br />ESTABLISHMENT OR OPERATION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA <br />DISPENSARIES. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />After Clerk Administrator reads the title of the Urgency Ordinance: <br />1. Waive reading of Urgency Ordinance (requires motion approved by a 4/5 vote) <br />2. Adopt Urgency Ordinance (requires motion approved by a 4/5 vote) <br />3. Accept written report pursuant to Govetmnent Code Section 65858 <br />BACKGROUND: <br />On October 5, 2009, following the opportunity for public testimony, Town Council adopted an <br />Urgency Ordinance establishing a temporary, 45-day moratorium on the establislunent and <br />operation of a medical marijuana dispensary. The moratorium was adopted pursuant to <br />Government Code Section 65858, which provides that an interim zoning ordinance adopted as an <br />urgency measure shall remain in effect for 45 days, urlless extended for an additional period of <br />up to 10 months and 15 days, _and a second time for up to an additional year. <br />PREPARED BY: MICHAEL MARTELLO WENDIE ROONEY <br />Interim Town Attorney Director Community Development <br />MM:WR:ct <br />n <br />Reviewed by: '`t' ~ Assistant Town Manager Clerk Administrator Finance <br />. Community Development <br />N:\DEV\CNCLRPTS\2010Vvledical Maiijuana\Medical Marijuana Ext.Staff Rpt. TC 9-7-2010.doc <br />