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File #: 15-464    Version: 1 Name: Reso Authorizing Med Cannabis Dispensary Operator
Type: Resolution - Council Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 9/8/2015 Final action: 9/8/2015
Enactment date: 9/8/2015 Enactment #: Reso 2015-145
Title: RESOLUTION Awarding the Medical Cannabis Dispensary Annual Permit to Harborside San Leandro
Sponsors: Chris Zapata
Related files: 15-463
RESOLUTION Awarding the Medical Cannabis Dispensary Annual Permit to Harborside San Leandro

WHEREAS, in December, 2013, the City Council, to advance public health and welfare in the community by making access to medical cannabis available to City residents in a more convenient, safe, and legally compliant manner, approved a medical cannabis regulatory ordinance to facilitate the approval, regulation, and operation of one medical cannabis dispensary in San Leandro; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager subsequently appointed an inter-departmental stakeholder group consisting of City staff from a range of City departments who will be responsible for regulating the dispensary, in order to assist in the implementation of the adopted medical cannabis ordinance; and

WHEREAS, on September 15, 2014, the City Council adopted the evaluation criteria that were to be used by City staff in order to screen applications from parties interested in operating the dispensary; and

WHEREAS, on December 15, 2014, City staff released a Request for Applications, in response to which 15 applicant teams submitted proposals; and

WHEREAS, following a methodical and objective screening of the applications that was guided by the Council-adopted screening criteria using industry best practices, City staff found that Harborside San Leandro demonstrated the superior combination of knowledge, experience and expertise, and offered the best fit and benefits for the community.

NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of San Leandro does hereby RESOLVE as follows:

1. That said medical cannabis dispensary annual permit is hereby awarded to Harborside San Leandro, and

2. That said permittee shall be subject to all of the requirements outlined within Ordinance No. 2013-20, codified as Chapter 4-33 within Title 4 of the San Leandro Municipal Code; and

3. That said ...

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