CITY OF UNION
NOTICE OF MEASURE AND RECEIPT OF BALLOT TITLE
NOTICE OF BALLOT TITLE FOR THE NOVEMBER 2022 ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 8, 2022, the City Administrator received from the City of Union Council the following ballot title for a measure to be referred to the legal voters of the City of Union on November 8, 2022 General Election:
CAPTION: PERMANTLY PROHIBITS PSILOCYBIN-RELATED BUSINESSES WITHIN CITY OF UNION.
QUESTION: Shall City of Union permanently prohibit psilocybin-related businesses?
SUMMARY: State law allows for the manufacturing, transportation, delivery, sale and purchase of psilocybin, the psychedelic drug found in certain mushrooms. State law provides that a local government may adopt an ordinance to be referred to the voters to prohibit the establishment of licensed psilocybin product manufacturers and/or psilocybin service centers. The City of Union City Council adopted an ordinance to refer to the voters that permanently prohibits psilocybin-related businesses in City of Union. A “Yes” vote would permanently prohibit the establishment of psilocybin product manufacturers and psilocybin service centers within the city limits of the City of Union. A “No” vote would permit the establishment of psilocybin product manufacturers and psilocybin service centers within the city limits of the City of Union.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that any elector of the City who believes the proposed measure contains more than one subject or who believes the ballot title is insufficient, not concise, or unfair may file a petition for judicial review with the Circuit Court for Union County no later than 5:00 PM on August 29, 2022 which is at least seven business days after this notice. Any elector who files a petition to review the ballot title must notify the City Administrator in writing that the petition has been filed no later than 5:00 PM on the next business day following the day the petition is filed.