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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Permissive Referendum for Cannabis Law

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees adopted a local law opting out of permitting and establishing retail cannabis dispensaries and on-site cannabis consumption which is subject to a permissive referendum.

This Local Law is subject to a permissive referendum pursuant to Section 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law and §9-902(1) of the N.Y. Village Law. A complete copy of the approval resolution and local law summarized herewith is available for public inspection during regular business hours at the Office of the Village Clerk. A petition, to be valid, must be submitted within thirty (30) days of the date of adoption of the resolution.

PURSUANT TO CANNABIS LAW § 131, OPTING OUT OF LICENSING AND ESTABLISHING RETAIL CANNABIS DISPENSARIES AND ON-SITE CONSUMPTION ESTABLISHMENTS IN THE VILLAGE OF IRVINGTON

 Be it enacted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Irvington as follows:

 Section 1:        Legislative intent. It is the intent of this local law to opt the Village of Irvington out of permitting retail cannabis dispensaries and on-site cannabis consumption establishments within its boundaries.

 Section 2:        Authority.  This local law is adopted pursuant to § 131 of the Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA).

 Section 3:        Opt-Out.  No cannabis retail dispensary and no cannabis on-site consumption establishment is permitted in the Village of Irvington.

 Section 4:        All ordinances, local laws, and parts thereof inconsistent with this local law are hereby repealed.

 Section 5:        This local law shall take effect upon filing with the Secretary of State. As required by the MRTA, the local law is subject to a permissive referendum and, therefore, may not be filed with the Secretary of State until 30 days have elapsed after enactment of this local law or, if a petition is filed within that period, until a referendum has been conducted approving this local law.

Brenda M. Jeselnik, Clerk/Treasurer

November 2, 2021

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