Provisional licenses for the three medical marijuana dispensaries allocated for a four-county district that includes Knox County will all be granted for locations in the city of Newark in Licking County, according to the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program.
The city of Mount Vernon gave official approval to donate the majority of the former American National Can property to the Knox County Land Bank, during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.
While it remains up in the air if Mount Vernon City Council could put a charter commission request on the November ballot, Monday evening’s committee meeting tied up some lose ends to prepare legislation just in case.
Three new patrol officers will join the Mount Vernon Police Department next month with two hitting the road immediately for field training, according to Chief Roger Monroe.
Monday’s Mount Vernon City Council meeting moved swiftly through legislation including granting permission to advertise for bids for the South Main and Parrott street project.
The city of Mount Vernon is inching toward the creation of a storm water utility as Councilman Chris Menapace, chairman of Utilities Committee, started the conversation with council Monday night.
The May 8 Primary Election will place some new and some familiar names on the ballots, especially in the county commissioner race and that of the 7th Congressional District race.