The City of Rock Hill is hosting the February 28, membership meeting their new City Hall located at 827 N Rock Hill Rd. The facility is located just south of Manchester Road on the west side of Rock Hill Rd. (MAP)
Refreshments will be available at 6:30 PM and the meeting will start at 7:00 PM.
PROGRAM: Missouri voters approved medical marijuana with the passage of Amendment 2 this past November. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services will oversee and regulate this new industry for the State; they have until July to develop the new rules before the first medical marijuana card can be issued.
We have assembled a panel of knowledgeable professionals as means for members to hear multiple perspectives on some of the issues municipalities may be facing in the future. Issues including retail and commercial zoning and how the laws will impact municipalities as employers.
The panel will include Stephanie Karr, a Principal with Curtis, Heinz, Garret & O’Keefe. Stephanie concentrates her practice in local government law and real estate. She will concentrate on issues related to zoning regulations.
Jim Foster, a Partner with McMahon, Berger will address labor concerns. Jim practices all areas of labor and employment law representing municipalities and employers throughout the region.
Our last panelist is John Pennington of Savoy Properties. John will give some insight as to what commercial and retail operators will be looking for as they evaluate locations.
The second part of our program will be an update on the initiative petition to establish a Board of Freeholders/Electors.