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Meetings scheduled in Stow, Munroe Falls

Published: September 20, 2016 8:52 AM

The next two weeks will be busy with city and school district meetings taking place.

Tonight (Sept. 20) has City Council meetings in both Stow and Munroe Falls as well as a special Board of Education meeting.

Beginning at 7 p.m., there will be a joint public meeting on regional dispatching in Stow City Council Chambers. It will include City Councils and officials from Stow, Tallmadge and Cuyahoga Falls.

Prior to that meeting, Stow City Council committee meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m. One of the items for discussion will be legislation for a moratorium on "applications for, and the granting of, zoning certificates for any building structure, use or change of use that would enable the cultivation, processing, distribution or sale of medical marijuana for a period not to exceed six months."

Stow City Council will not meet Sept. 22, its regularly scheduled meeting.

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Munroe Falls City Council will meet tonight at 7 p.m. On its agenda is an amendment to legislation previously approved imposing a six-month moratorium on the granting of zoning or zoning use certificates for medical marijuana businesses. The amendment proposes changing the time frame to 90 days after the state adopts its regulations on those type of businesses.

The Stow-Munroe Falls Board of Education will meet Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. at NEOnet, 700 Graham Road in Cuyahoga Falls for a special meeting to consider the employment of a public employee; the Board plans to recess into executive session. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at Fishcreek Elementary School.

Looking ahead, Stow Planning Commission will meet Sept. 26 at 6 p.m., rescheduled from Sept. 13.

Stow Planning Commission will have a community meeting Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. for public input on the city's comprehensive plan, which was last updated in 2001. A Comprehensive Plan is a guideline for the long range development of the city which establishes community goals and policies for land use and development within the City of Stow, and assists the administration, planning commission and City Council when making decisions regarding zoning, development, capital improvements or other service issues. A Comprehensive Plan includes broad land use policies, specific land use recommendations, and implementation or "action" recommendations.

The meeting will begin with a brief presentation and then attendees can visit different stations to view various aspects of the plan ask questions and/or make comments.


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