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Posts tagged "Winthrop Town Council"
Winthrop council rejects appeal of marijuana sales ruling

Winthrop council rejects appeal of marijuana sales ruling

A divided Winthrop Town Council denied an appeal of the town planner’s decision to prohibit the retail sale of marijuana sales of marijuana in the Horizon Flats area at its meeting on Wednesday (April 16). Austin Lott, who is seeking to operate a retail marijuana outlet at Horizon Flats location, had appealed planner Rocklynn Culp’s...
ATV access: What does it mean?

ATV access: What does it mean?

By Marcy Stamper
Although more than 240 people — 29 in Okanogan County — have obtained the state’s new license for riding specially equipped all-terrain vehicles on roads, confusion persists about where people can legally operate their ATVs. Recent decisions by …
Winthrop council to hear appeal of marijuana retail sales decision

Winthrop council to hear appeal of marijuana retail sales decision

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Town Council will hear an appeal of town planner Rocklynn Culp’s decision to prohibit the retail sale of marijuana in the Horizon Flats area. The appeal will be heard at the council’s April 16 meeting. As a result, a public hearing on the broader issue of …
Winthrop’s rejection of Horizon Flats rezoning is appealed

Winthrop’s rejection of Horizon Flats rezoning is appealed

  A Winthrop Town Council decision not to revise industrial zoning in the Horizon Flats area to allow retail marijuana sales has been appealed by Austin Lott, who had requested the zoning change. Lott hopes to open a marijuana retail outlet in Horizon Flats, but the council rejected the zoning change earlier this month because,...
Winthrop levies fine to enforce its Westernization policy

Winthrop levies fine to enforce its Westernization policy

  By Don Nelson The Winthrop Town Council, intending to send a message about enforcement of the town’s Westernization theme for businesses, has fined the owner of East 20 Pizza $150 for failing to meet the code’s requirements in a timely manner. At its meeting last week, the council accepted a recommendation by the town’s...
Winthrop council sets public hearing on marijuana sales issue

Winthrop council sets public hearing on marijuana sales issue

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Town Council will hold a public forum on April 16 to give residents another chance to say how they feel about the retail sale of marijuana within town limits. At its March 5 meeting, the council accepted …
Winthrop council raises questions about ice rink lighting

Winthrop council raises questions about ice rink lighting

By Don Nelson
The Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink’s board president assured the Winthrop Town Council last week that the rink’s operators are determined to find solutions in response to complaints about “light pollution” from the outdoor facility. Jill Calvert, representing the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink (WISR) board, a...
Winthrop Council issues permit for excavator, approves salaries and contracts

Winthrop Council issues permit for excavator, approves salaries and contracts

By Marcy Stamper
After a public hearing, testimony from neighbors and a discussion, the Winthrop Town Council granted a conditional-use permit to an excavating and gravel business on Horizon Flats Road.

Town OKs parking ‘mitigation’ request

By Don Nelson
A seldom-used ordinance came before the Winthrop Town Council last week in the form of a request for relief from the town’s off-street parking requirements.
Winthrop seeks temporary town council member

Winthrop seeks temporary town council member

The Town of Winthrop is currently accepting letters of intent to fill a vacancy on the Town Council. Interested candidates must be registered voters and reside within the town limits of Winthrop. Applications will be accepted until Oct. 1. Position 2 became vacant at the end of August after the resignation of council member Tiffany...