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Community Marijuana Advisory Group Chosen

Dozens of people have shown interested in being on Nevada County’s Community Advisory Group to formulate a medical marijuana ordinance, and 14 people have been selected. Tuesday was the deadline to apply for the committee, and the applications were narrowed down quickly. Community Development Agency Director Sean Powers says his department worked with M-I-G, the consulting company hired to facilitate the group…

Listen to Sean Powers 1

They needed to get a list of names in place in order to put the matter before the Board of Supervisors next week. The list of 14 includes eight men and six women, four are from Grass Valley, five from Nevada City, and five from Penn Valley, and all five supervisorial districts are represented. Powers says that didn’t * have * to be the case, but they were looking for a good cross section…

Listen to Sean Powers 2

The Board of Supervisors will discuss the recommendations at their next meeting, which is Tuesday morning. Powers says if the committee is approved, the first committee meeting could be held before the end of the month.

The recommended applicants are…

Name Residence District Name Residence District
Jonathan Collier Nevada City 1 Catherine Peterson Penn Valley 4
Tom Cross Penn Valley 4 Mark Schaefer Penn Valley 4
Robert Erickson Grass Valley 3 Matthew Shapero Nevada City 1
Leland French Grass Valley 2 Pamela Swartz Nevada City 5
Forrest Hurd Penn Valley 4 Erin Tarr Grass Valley 3
Michael Mastrodonato Penn Valley 4 Sharyn Turner Grass Valley 1
Rosemary Metrailer Nevada City 1 Debra Weistar Nevada City 4



1 Comment

May 5, 2017

George R. Langford Sr.

I see that there are some names on the Rooster that will be a Fair Governing Voice for the People...
Be Fair and Don't be Prejudice, Narrow-Minded, Bias, Etc...

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