San Jacinto halts outdoor growth ordinance for further review

Unrest regarding marijuana ordinance leaves council members split Photos by Kyle Selby / The Valley ChronicleSalvador Zavala, worried that cannabis cultivation will invite crime into the city, addresses the council with the aid of a translator May 2. ■ By Kyle Selby / Reporter The San Jacinto City Council chambers were packed full once again Tuesday, May 2, as outdoor marijuana cultivation was the night’s central topic of discussion. The agenda item was previously requested to be readdressed by Mayor Scott Miller at the last meeting. The ordinance to allow outdoor marijuana cultivation was approved by Council late last year. Essentially it would designate the agricultural area west of Sanderson and

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