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City Council Special Meeting
Thursday, October 30, 2014
SPECIAL MEDFORD CITY COUNCIL MEETING
October 30, 2014
The meeting was called to order at noon in Council Chambers, City Hall, 411 W. 8th Street, Medford with the following members and staff present.
Mayor Gary Wheeler; Councilmembers Daniel Bunn, Eli Matthews, John Michaels, Dick Gordon, Bob Strosser, Tim Jackle and Chris Corcoran
City Manager Eric Swanson; Deputy City Manager Bill Hoke; Deputy City Attorney Lori Cooper; City Recorder Glenda Wilson
20. Ordinances & Resolutions
20.1 SECOND READING
COUNCIL BILL 2014-127 An ordinance adding Sections 8.3000 through 8.3010 to the Medford Code establishing a tax on marijuana businesses in the City of Medford.
Motion: Adopt the ordinance adding Sections 8.3000 through 8.3010 to the Medford Code establishing a tax on marijuana businesses in the City of Medford.
Moved by: Daniel Bunn Seconded by: John Michaels
Councilmember Gordon noted he will support the motion but feels it goes too far and that if the measure passes in November election Council needs to scale back the approach.
Roll Call: Councilmembers Daniel Bunn, John Michaels, Chris Corcoran, Eli Matthews and Dick Gordon voting yes. Councilmembers Bob Strosser and Tim Jackle voting no.
Ordinance 2014-127 was duly adopted.
30. EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to ORS 192.660 (2)(i) to review and evaluate the job performance of the chief executive officer.
Meeting adjourned to Executive Session at 12:05 p.m. Council will return to regular meeting if there were any additional items for consideration.