Town Of Oelrichs
September 27, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.
Oelrichs Community Center
The special meeting of the Town of Oelrichs was called to order at 7:00 p.m.
Allegiance to the flag was pledged.
Board Present: Joseph Messinio and Anita Cope
Board Excused: Mike Carson
Staff Present: Valarie Graf
Staff Absent: Susan Hamilton, Roy Merdanian III, and Doug Burdette
Guests Present: Town Attorney Lance Russell (via phone), Lynn Anderson, Larry David, Forrest Fanning, Liz Garnier, Katie Merdanian, Dottie Messinio, and Ellen White
Comments And Concerns: Questions were asked and discussions were held regarding the proposed Chapter 17B, an ordinance zoning cannabis establishments in the Town of Oelrichs, South Dakota, i.e., inclusion of certain types of buildings and setback information.
Approval Of Agenda: A. Cope made a motion to approve the agenda as written, seconded by J. Messinio; motion carried.
Approval Of Previous Special Meeting (September 23, 2021): A. Cope made a motion to accept September 23, 2021, Special Meeting Minutes, J. Messinio seconded; motion carried.
-Forrest Fanning and Larry David – Marijuana License – Attended meeting to discuss application of marijuana license when available and to be present during 1st reading of Chapter 17B.
-Lynn Anderson – Liquor License – L. Anderson presented applications for liquor licenses; prior to Board approval, the SD Department of Revenue will be contacted regarding proper filing procedure and fees.
-1st Reading of Chapter 17B – Zoning Cannabis Establishments –
Motion was made by J. Messinio, seconded by A. Cope, to add “and Oelrichs Historical Society Museum” to the Section 17B.02, Paragraph 2b list of structures; motion carried.
Motion was made by A Cope, seconded by J. Messinio, to add the following “; and a cannabis dispensary shall be located not less than 100 feet for a residence existing before the date of the cannabis dispensary application”; motion carried.
Motion was made by J. Messinio, seconded by A. Cope, to change “2021” to “current Edition of the International Building Code and International Fire Code.”; motion carried.
Motion was made by J. Messinio, seconded by A. Cope to approve the 1st reading of Chapter 17B – Zoning Cannabis Establishments as amended; motion carried.
End of Meeting Comments and Concerns (limit of 3 minutes per person): None
Adjournment – J. Messinio made a motion to adjourn this Special Meeting at 7:49 p.m., seconded by A. Cope; motion carried.
The next Regular Meeting of the Oelrichs Town Board will be October 19, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at the Oelrichs Community Center.
/s/Valarie J. Graf
Valarie J. Graf, Town Clerk
Published once at the total approximate cost of $39.06
Published: Oct. 14, 2021