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1 <br /> 2 Introduced by: Assembly Member Crow <br /> Requested by: Assembly Member Crow <br /> 3 Drafted by: Assembly Member Crow <br /> 4 Introduced: 02/18/2016 <br /> 5 Failed: 02/18/2016 <br /> 6 <br /> 7 KODIAK ISLAND BOROUGH <br /> 8 ORDINANCE NO. FY2016-18 <br /> 9 <br /> 10 AN ORDINANCE OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE KODIAK ISLAND <br /> I 1 BOROUGH ESTABLISHING A LIMITED MORATORIUM ON THE RECEIPT <br /> 12 OR PROCESSING OF APPLICATIONS, PERMITS, OR PENDING <br /> 13 APPROVALS PERTAINING TO MARIJUANA ESTABLISHMENTS <br /> 14 <br /> 15 Section 1. Classification. This ordinance will not be codified. <br /> 16 <br /> I7 Section 2. Severability. If any provision of this ordinance or its application to any person or <br /> 18 circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of this ordinance and the application to other <br /> 19 persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby. <br /> 20 <br /> 21 Section 3. Effective Date. This ordinance shall be effective immediately upon adoption. <br /> 22 <br /> 23 Section 4. Action. The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly finds the following. <br /> 24 <br /> 25 WHEREAS, on November 4, 2014, the Alaskan voters approved a ballot measure legalizing <br /> 26 the use of marijuana, and, with a State license, the operation of marijuana establishments, <br /> 27 defined as cultivation, manufacturing, testing and retail facilities; and <br /> 28 <br /> 29 WHEREAS, the initiative, which goes into effect on February 24, 2015, requires the State of <br /> 30 Alaska to begin accepting and processing applications for the registration of marijuana <br /> 31 establishments within one year of the effective date of the act; and <br /> 32 <br /> 33 WHEREAS, the initiative authorizes local governments to enact legislation concerning the <br /> 34 time, place, and manner related to the operation of registered marijuana establishments, or the <br /> 35 prohibition of marijuana establishments; and <br /> 36 <br /> 37 WHEREAS, it is in the public's best interest that the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly <br /> 38 thoughtfully consider and adopt legislation regulating marijuana establishments within the <br /> 39 Kodiak Island Borough; and <br /> 40 <br /> 41 WHEREAS, the purpose of this moratorium is to allow the Kodiak Island Borough a <br /> 42 reasonable period of time to consider and enact legislation concerning the operation of <br /> 43 commercial marijuana establishments in the Kodiak Island Borough. <br /> 44 <br /> 45 <br /> 46 <br /> Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska Ordinance No. FY2016-18 <br /> Page 1 of 2 <br />