Planning commission to weigh in on moratorium decision

The Bonney Lake City Council held a public hearing regarding the marijuana moratorium at the council meeting on May 13.

The Bonney Lake City Council held a public hearing regarding the marijuana moratorium at the council meeting on May 13.

The focus of the discussion was “extending the moratorium prohibiting the production, processing and retail sales of marijuana and prohibiting the granting of any city license or permit related to such activities,” according to the public hearing notice in the meeting agenda.

A handful of citizens spoke to the council but based on what was said, City Administrator Don Morrison said, it is unlikely the council will take any action.

“(The council) will wait for a recommendation to come back from the Planning Commission in a few months,” Morrison said.

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