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City Council Delays Vote on Marijuana Ordinance

The Springfield City Council decided on Monday night to delay a vote on marijuana charges.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield City Council decided on Monday night to delay a vote on marijuana charges.

The proposed ordinance would allow those charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana to have the that taken off their permanent records.

Craig Hosmer, a member of the council who sponsored the ordinance, said there were some language issues within the proposal that required a review. The council decided to delay the vote.

But the council did approve But the council tonight did vote to approve $9.9 million in industrial redevelopment bonds for the Vandivort Building.

The members also adopted the city's legislative policy for 2014 and delayed discussion regarding collective bargaining for certain city employees unions.

The council also approved the receiving of $26 thousand in grant money for a cyber crime task force within the Springfield Police Dept.

Minutes from the council's meetings can be found here.
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