A Special Council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 15 at 7 p.m. where Council will consider recommendations made by Committee of the Whole at its meeting on January 7.
The below is a summary of what occurred at the January 7 Committee of the Whole meeting:
- At the Special Committee of the Whole meeting, Committee discussed options around opting in or opting out of private cannabis retail stores in Newmarket.
- Prior to this meeting, the Town consulted the public and received feedback through an online survey, a phone survey, a Public Information Centre and written comments.
- During the Committee of the Whole meeting, staff presented a report and members of the public provided deputations on the matter.
- Following discussion at this meeting, Committee supported an alternate motion to opt-out of private cannabis retail stores in Newmarket. The resolution also directed staff to report back in one year's time to provide further information.
The video from the January 7 Special Committee of the Whole meeting is available to on the Town's website.
All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Special Council meeting on January 15 at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers (395 Mulock Drive) or follow along online at newmarket.ca/meetings.