By James Hanlon
Leader Staff Writer
Oxford Village Council will hold a special workshop meeting Sept. 29 to discuss the latest marijuana ordinance draft and to fill a council seat vacated by Village President Joe Frost. Depending on what the executive order is at the time, the meeting will either be virtual or in-person at the regular meeting time of 7 p.m.
All summer, the Village Planning Commission has been working on the latest draft of the Adult Use Marijuana ordinance. It recently sent its revisions to council for consideration.
The village has been working on legislation to allow (and regulate) recreational marijuana businesses since late 2018 when Michigan voters approved Proposal 1, legalizing recreational marijuana in the state. Since then, the ordinance has gone back and forth between the village council and planning commission.
The commission has worked closely with village attorney Bob Davis who has been tracking marijuana litigation news across the state. “Given the…