Woodland council to vote on cardrooms Dec 6

first_img? Previously: The Oak Tree Restaurant’s owner asked the city council to overturn the city’s 25-year cardroom ban. In September, the council approved the first reading of the repeal.? What’s new: The city planning commission is working to establish an overlay district to limit cardrooms to certain areas of the city.? What’s next: The council will vote to approve an overlay district or interim zoning restrictions and take the final vote on overturning the cardroom ban on Dec. 6.After listening to months of public testimony and taking multiple votes, the Woodland City Council is poised to make a final decision on whether to allow cardrooms.The council has scheduled a final vote to overturn the 25-year ban on cardrooms at its meeting Dec. 6. The council approved the first reading on the ordinance in September by a vote of 5-1. The council is awaiting a recommendation on zoning from the city’s planning commission before taking the final vote.At a September meeting, Councilwoman Merilee McCall voted against overturning the ban because she worried about allowing cardrooms without more specific zoning restrictions. McCall urged the council to slow down the process and take the time to establish clearer parameters before reversing the prohibition.last_img read more

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