Notice of Receipt of Ballot Title

Public Notice City of Troutdale Notice of Receipt of Ballot Title Notice is hereby given that a ballot title for the measure referred by the Council of the City of Troutdale has been filed with the City’s Election Official on March 15, 2023. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, November 5, 2024, an election will be held in the City of Troutdale, Multnomah County, Oregon. The Election will be conducted by mail. The following question will be submitted to the qualified voters of the City: CAPTION: Prohibits additional recreational marijuana retailers in Troutdale, allows existing retailers. QUESTION: Shall Troutdale prohibit additional recreational marijuana retailers in the city, and allow existing retailers and other types of marijuana businesses? SUMMARY: State law regulates both recreational and medical marijuana operations, including and retailers. State law allows a city council to adopt ordinances to be referred to the voters that prohibit the establishment of any of registered or licensed marijuana activities, while allowing existing activities to continue. Approval of this measure will prohibit the establishment of additional recreational marijuana retailers within the city. Existing recreational marijuana retailers all producers, processors and wholesalers as well as medical marijuana registrants will not be affected by this ordinance. If this measure is approved, the city will be ineligible to receive distributions of state marijuana tax revenues and will be unable to impose a local tax or fee on the production, processing or sale of marijuana or any product into which marijuana has been incorporated. Existing recreational marijuana retailers in the City may continue to offer for sale marijuana and marijuana products such as concentrates, extracts, edible products, and other products intended for human consumption and use in compliance with state law. Pursuant to ORS 250.296 any elector dissatisfied with this ballot title may file a petition for review of this ballot title in Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00pm on Friday, March 24, 2023. Petitions must be filed in accordance with the requirements of ORS 250.296. Any elector that files a petition must notify the City Elections Official in writing by 5:00pm on the day following the day the petition was filed. Sarah Skroch City Recorder Published March 22, 2023. OL281920

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Publication: Hearing/Meetings 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2023/03/21

End Date: 2023/03/22

Owner: City of Troutdale


County: Multnomah