The City of San Pablo is going to continue the process of discussing the flavor ban ordinance at their November 5th meeting at 6PM. City staff is expecting that the City Council will be taking action on this item during this meeting so your presence and engagement is strongly recommended. The staff report and agenda will be published on the city’s website by 6PM on November 2nd.
Related content: the previous hearing in which Council Member Rich Kinney spoke out opposing the ordinance as well as a few other alerts from recent times.
The following is from the city:
PLAN1807-0012, Amendment to Section 5.06 of the City of San Pablo Municipal Code to ban the citywide sale of flavored tobacco, including menthol and e-cigarette cartridges, and establishing a minimum pack size for cigars, cigarillos, and little cigars. Consideration to amend Section 5.06 of the City of San Pablo Municipal Code, Licensure of Tobacco Products, to prohibit the citywide sale of flavored tobacco (including menthol and e-cigarette cartridges), and establish a minimum pack size for cigars (6 per pack, or $10.00 per cigar), cigarillos (25 per pack) and little cigars (20 per pack).
The meeting will be held at the hour of 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located at One Alvarado Square, 13831 San Pablo Avenue, San Pablo, CA. 94806 at which time and place all persons interested may appear and comment. The staff report will be available on the City’s website on Friday, November 2, 2018 at: https://www.sanpabloca.gov/1400/City-Council-LSA-AgendasMinutes. Questions may be directed to the City of San Pablo Development Services Department at (510) 215-3030.
NOTE: If you challenge this item in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing.
If you need Spanish language assistance, please contact Development Services at (510) 215-3030. Si necesita asistencia en español, por favor contacte al Departmento de Servicios de Desarrollo al (510) 215-3030.
Planning Manager Community and Economic Development Department