The Mayor's office is proud to announce the following laws have been passed by the Governor's office with the hard work of your mayor and deputy mayor as well as the support from our citizens.
A new homeless shelter and soup kitchen has been designated in Southside. The Sanctuary will work with area medical, outreach, offer a place to stay and food to eat. Sanctuary for all, community for all, those who arrive, thrive!
Decriminalization of all Drugs PASSED
Vote: 3 no, 4 YES
Drug outreach programs are available at the Southside Clinic and work programs are available at the Gateway House and Hash House.
The following amounts of illicit drugs in possession of an individual will be ticketed, small fines and NO jail/prison time, no Felonies:
Less than 1 gram of heroin
Less than 1 gram, or less than 5 pills, of MDMA
Less than 2 grams of methamphetamine
Less than 40 units of LSD
Less than 12 grams of psilocybin
Less than 40 units of methadone
Less than 40 pills of oxycodone
Less than 2 grams of cocaine
Still punishable with jail time, but MISDEMEANOR offense:
1 to 3 grams of heroin
1 to 4 grams of MDMA
2 to 8 grams of methamphetamine
2 to 8 grams of cocaine
End of Debtors Jail - No jail time for those that do not pay citations, tickets or fines.
Vote: 1 no, 6 YES