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Name not shown inside Concord City Boundaries July 19, 2019, 9:35 AM

1. If storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) are allowed, where should they be located in Concord? (Choose all that apply)
Industrial Areas


2. What is the maximum number of storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) that should be permitted in Concord?
3-5


3. Non-storefront cannabis retail businesses sell cannabis goods to customers exclusively through delivery, must have a State-licensed facility to store the cannabis goods, and shall not be open to the public. If allowed, where should non-storefront retail cannabis businesses be located in Concord?
Industrial Areas


4. What is the maximum number of non-storefront retail cannabis (delivery facility) businesses that should be permitted in Concord?
1-2


5. A microbusiness license allows a licensee to engage in 3+ of the following activities at the same location: cultivate cannabis on an area up to 10,000 square feet, distribute, manufacture, and retail.

If cannabis microbusinesses are allowed, where should they be located in Concord?
Industrial Areas


6. What is the maximum number of cannabis microbusinesses that should be permitted in Concord?
1-2


7. State law requires a 600-foot buffer between a licensed cannabis business and “sensitive uses,” such as schools, day care centers, and youth community centers, in existence when the initial license is issued. Should the City maintain the State’s list of “sensitive uses” or add additional uses?
Other - Follow State Law


8. Cities are able to increase the distance from sensitive uses. In your opinion, the City should:
Maintain a minimum of a 600-foot buffer from “sensitive uses”


9. If cannabis retail and microbusinesses are allowed in Concord, should they be concentrated in close proximity to other commercial cannabis businesses OR should they be dispersed throughout the community?
Separate business locations from each other.


10. Please provide any additional comments, questions, or concerns regarding regulating cannabis retail and microbusinesses in Concord. Please also elaborate on reasoning for any of the answers to the previous questions.
Concord has to get rid of it's NIMBY attitude. Voters approved legalization of cannabis. A minimum of 2 commercial cannabis storefronts needs to be allowed. The light industrial area off Hwy 4 would work as well as the light industrial area off Detroit near Costco, which is also near the Police Station. This city is giving up a lot of revenue to delivery services.

Name not shown inside Concord City Boundaries July 19, 2019, 9:24 AM

1. If storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) are allowed, where should they be located in Concord? (Choose all that apply)
Industrial Areas


2. What is the maximum number of storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) that should be permitted in Concord?
0


3. Non-storefront cannabis retail businesses sell cannabis goods to customers exclusively through delivery, must have a State-licensed facility to store the cannabis goods, and shall not be open to the public. If allowed, where should non-storefront retail cannabis businesses be located in Concord?
Industrial Areas


4. What is the maximum number of non-storefront retail cannabis (delivery facility) businesses that should be permitted in Concord?
0


5. A microbusiness license allows a licensee to engage in 3+ of the following activities at the same location: cultivate cannabis on an area up to 10,000 square feet, distribute, manufacture, and retail.

If cannabis microbusinesses are allowed, where should they be located in Concord?
Industrial Areas


6. What is the maximum number of cannabis microbusinesses that should be permitted in Concord?
0


7. State law requires a 600-foot buffer between a licensed cannabis business and “sensitive uses,” such as schools, day care centers, and youth community centers, in existence when the initial license is issued. Should the City maintain the State’s list of “sensitive uses” or add additional uses?
Public Parks, Residential Zoning Districts, Drug Treatment Centers


8. Cities are able to increase the distance from sensitive uses. In your opinion, the City should:
Increase the buffer to 1,000-feet from “sensitive uses”


9. If cannabis retail and microbusinesses are allowed in Concord, should they be concentrated in close proximity to other commercial cannabis businesses OR should they be dispersed throughout the community?
Concentrated near each other (e.g., within ¼ mile).


10. Please provide any additional comments, questions, or concerns regarding regulating cannabis retail and microbusinesses in Concord. Please also elaborate on reasoning for any of the answers to the previous questions.
Cannabis, a psychoactive drug. Marijuana. It is a Federal crime to possess, buy or sell Marijuana. It is an illegal drug. Growing, marketing, or distributing marijuana is in violation of multiple federal laws. Please be aware and adhere to the Controlled Substances Act. The City of Concord should have absolutely NO part in providing services or allowing others to provided services to businesses violating the law. Lawlessness, if California,
Contra Costa County and the City of Concord chooses which laws they will adhere to and which laws they will ignore, the federal laws are meaningless. You are setting an example for the residents of Concord to comply with the laws that they choose. Each makes his own law. Concord, act morally and comply with federal law. In the midst of laws and ordinances against cigaret and vaping and trying to keep young people from them, Concord is considering marijuana distribution? Counter productive to say the least. What is the benefit? Tax money. What are the ill effects? People get STONED, when smoked it stinks, infringes on others who want to breathe clean air, more stoned people for police to deal with, gateway drug. Concord supports DARE, the program in which police go to schools and guide young people to stay off drugs. Concord's new message; dare to stay off dugs until your 21 then use a City approved business in violation of federal law and get stoned. City of Concord, DARE to do the right thing.

Name not shown inside Concord City Boundaries July 19, 2019, 9:11 AM

1. If storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) are allowed, where should they be located in Concord? (Choose all that apply)
Downtown, Shopping Centers, Near Police Station, Industrial Areas, Office Buildings


2. What is the maximum number of storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


3. Non-storefront cannabis retail businesses sell cannabis goods to customers exclusively through delivery, must have a State-licensed facility to store the cannabis goods, and shall not be open to the public. If allowed, where should non-storefront retail cannabis businesses be located in Concord?
Downtown, Shopping Centers, Near Police Station, Industrial Areas, Office Buildings


4. What is the maximum number of non-storefront retail cannabis (delivery facility) businesses that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


5. A microbusiness license allows a licensee to engage in 3+ of the following activities at the same location: cultivate cannabis on an area up to 10,000 square feet, distribute, manufacture, and retail.

If cannabis microbusinesses are allowed, where should they be located in Concord?
Downtown, Shopping Centers, Near Police Station, Industrial Areas, Office Buildings


6. What is the maximum number of cannabis microbusinesses that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


7. State law requires a 600-foot buffer between a licensed cannabis business and “sensitive uses,” such as schools, day care centers, and youth community centers, in existence when the initial license is issued. Should the City maintain the State’s list of “sensitive uses” or add additional uses?
None


8. Cities are able to increase the distance from sensitive uses. In your opinion, the City should:
Maintain a minimum of a 600-foot buffer from “sensitive uses”


9. If cannabis retail and microbusinesses are allowed in Concord, should they be concentrated in close proximity to other commercial cannabis businesses OR should they be dispersed throughout the community?
Do not regulate separation between commercial cannabis businesses.

Name not shown inside Concord City Boundaries July 19, 2019, 8:49 AM

1. If storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) are allowed, where should they be located in Concord? (Choose all that apply)
Downtown, Shopping Centers


2. What is the maximum number of storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) that should be permitted in Concord?
3-5


3. Non-storefront cannabis retail businesses sell cannabis goods to customers exclusively through delivery, must have a State-licensed facility to store the cannabis goods, and shall not be open to the public. If allowed, where should non-storefront retail cannabis businesses be located in Concord?
Near Police Station, Industrial Areas


4. What is the maximum number of non-storefront retail cannabis (delivery facility) businesses that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


5. A microbusiness license allows a licensee to engage in 3+ of the following activities at the same location: cultivate cannabis on an area up to 10,000 square feet, distribute, manufacture, and retail.

If cannabis microbusinesses are allowed, where should they be located in Concord?
Near Police Station, Industrial Areas


6. What is the maximum number of cannabis microbusinesses that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


7. State law requires a 600-foot buffer between a licensed cannabis business and “sensitive uses,” such as schools, day care centers, and youth community centers, in existence when the initial license is issued. Should the City maintain the State’s list of “sensitive uses” or add additional uses?
Drug Treatment Centers, Tobacco & Smoke Shops


8. Cities are able to increase the distance from sensitive uses. In your opinion, the City should:
Increase the buffer to 1,000-feet from “sensitive uses”


9. If cannabis retail and microbusinesses are allowed in Concord, should they be concentrated in close proximity to other commercial cannabis businesses OR should they be dispersed throughout the community?
Concentrated near each other (e.g., within ¼ mile).

Name not shown inside Concord City Boundaries July 19, 2019, 8:04 AM

1. If storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) are allowed, where should they be located in Concord? (Choose all that apply)
Downtown, Shopping Centers, Near Police Station, Industrial Areas


2. What is the maximum number of storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) that should be permitted in Concord?
3-5


3. Non-storefront cannabis retail businesses sell cannabis goods to customers exclusively through delivery, must have a State-licensed facility to store the cannabis goods, and shall not be open to the public. If allowed, where should non-storefront retail cannabis businesses be located in Concord?
Downtown, Shopping Centers, Near Police Station, Industrial Areas


4. What is the maximum number of non-storefront retail cannabis (delivery facility) businesses that should be permitted in Concord?
3-5


5. A microbusiness license allows a licensee to engage in 3+ of the following activities at the same location: cultivate cannabis on an area up to 10,000 square feet, distribute, manufacture, and retail.

If cannabis microbusinesses are allowed, where should they be located in Concord?
Industrial Areas


6. What is the maximum number of cannabis microbusinesses that should be permitted in Concord?
3-5


7. State law requires a 600-foot buffer between a licensed cannabis business and “sensitive uses,” such as schools, day care centers, and youth community centers, in existence when the initial license is issued. Should the City maintain the State’s list of “sensitive uses” or add additional uses?
None


8. Cities are able to increase the distance from sensitive uses. In your opinion, the City should:
Maintain a minimum of a 600-foot buffer from “sensitive uses”


9. If cannabis retail and microbusinesses are allowed in Concord, should they be concentrated in close proximity to other commercial cannabis businesses OR should they be dispersed throughout the community?
Do not regulate separation between commercial cannabis businesses.


10. Please provide any additional comments, questions, or concerns regarding regulating cannabis retail and microbusinesses in Concord. Please also elaborate on reasoning for any of the answers to the previous questions.
There are no problems with cannabis businesses in other parts of the state where it is legal. Now when someone wants to go to a cannabis store front to purchase marijuana they have to go all the way to Oakland. Not only is this an inconvenience, an excess use of gasoline, and a loss of revenue for the City of Concord. There is a paranoia of the marijuana industry that is unfounded where the storefronts will cause an increase of crime. Alcohol which is far more dangerous both physically and community wide can be bought at any convenience store. There are many places in Concord where the Marijuana industry can operate

Name not shown inside Concord City Boundaries July 18, 2019, 10:03 PM

1. If storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) are allowed, where should they be located in Concord? (Choose all that apply)
Downtown, Shopping Centers, Near Police Station, Industrial Areas, Office Buildings


2. What is the maximum number of storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


3. Non-storefront cannabis retail businesses sell cannabis goods to customers exclusively through delivery, must have a State-licensed facility to store the cannabis goods, and shall not be open to the public. If allowed, where should non-storefront retail cannabis businesses be located in Concord?
Downtown, Shopping Centers, Near Police Station, Industrial Areas, Office Buildings


4. What is the maximum number of non-storefront retail cannabis (delivery facility) businesses that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


5. A microbusiness license allows a licensee to engage in 3+ of the following activities at the same location: cultivate cannabis on an area up to 10,000 square feet, distribute, manufacture, and retail.

If cannabis microbusinesses are allowed, where should they be located in Concord?
Industrial Areas, Office Buildings


6. What is the maximum number of cannabis microbusinesses that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


7. State law requires a 600-foot buffer between a licensed cannabis business and “sensitive uses,” such as schools, day care centers, and youth community centers, in existence when the initial license is issued. Should the City maintain the State’s list of “sensitive uses” or add additional uses?
Public Parks


8. Cities are able to increase the distance from sensitive uses. In your opinion, the City should:
Maintain a minimum of a 600-foot buffer from “sensitive uses”


9. If cannabis retail and microbusinesses are allowed in Concord, should they be concentrated in close proximity to other commercial cannabis businesses OR should they be dispersed throughout the community?
Do not regulate separation between commercial cannabis businesses.


10. Please provide any additional comments, questions, or concerns regarding regulating cannabis retail and microbusinesses in Concord. Please also elaborate on reasoning for any of the answers to the previous questions.
I have used medical cannabis since legalization, mostly from businesses in San Francisco and Oakland. I feel strongly that I should be able to purchase products in my Concord city and that Concord should benefit from my purchases. Concord is a wonderful place to live and I prefer to support local businesses and our tax base.
Thank you for considering this.

Name not shown inside Concord City Boundaries July 18, 2019, 9:24 PM

1. If storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) are allowed, where should they be located in Concord? (Choose all that apply)
Downtown, Near Police Station


2. What is the maximum number of storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


3. Non-storefront cannabis retail businesses sell cannabis goods to customers exclusively through delivery, must have a State-licensed facility to store the cannabis goods, and shall not be open to the public. If allowed, where should non-storefront retail cannabis businesses be located in Concord?
Near Police Station, Industrial Areas


4. What is the maximum number of non-storefront retail cannabis (delivery facility) businesses that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


5. A microbusiness license allows a licensee to engage in 3+ of the following activities at the same location: cultivate cannabis on an area up to 10,000 square feet, distribute, manufacture, and retail.

If cannabis microbusinesses are allowed, where should they be located in Concord?
Near Police Station, Industrial Areas


6. What is the maximum number of cannabis microbusinesses that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


7. State law requires a 600-foot buffer between a licensed cannabis business and “sensitive uses,” such as schools, day care centers, and youth community centers, in existence when the initial license is issued. Should the City maintain the State’s list of “sensitive uses” or add additional uses?
None


8. Cities are able to increase the distance from sensitive uses. In your opinion, the City should:
Increase the buffer to 1,000-feet from “sensitive uses”


9. If cannabis retail and microbusinesses are allowed in Concord, should they be concentrated in close proximity to other commercial cannabis businesses OR should they be dispersed throughout the community?
Separate business locations from each other.

Name not shown inside Concord City Boundaries July 18, 2019, 1:28 PM

1. If storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) are allowed, where should they be located in Concord? (Choose all that apply)
Near Police Station, Industrial Areas


2. What is the maximum number of storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) that should be permitted in Concord?
1-2


3. Non-storefront cannabis retail businesses sell cannabis goods to customers exclusively through delivery, must have a State-licensed facility to store the cannabis goods, and shall not be open to the public. If allowed, where should non-storefront retail cannabis businesses be located in Concord?
Near Police Station, Industrial Areas


4. What is the maximum number of non-storefront retail cannabis (delivery facility) businesses that should be permitted in Concord?
1-2


5. A microbusiness license allows a licensee to engage in 3+ of the following activities at the same location: cultivate cannabis on an area up to 10,000 square feet, distribute, manufacture, and retail.

If cannabis microbusinesses are allowed, where should they be located in Concord?
Near Police Station, Industrial Areas


6. What is the maximum number of cannabis microbusinesses that should be permitted in Concord?
1-2


7. State law requires a 600-foot buffer between a licensed cannabis business and “sensitive uses,” such as schools, day care centers, and youth community centers, in existence when the initial license is issued. Should the City maintain the State’s list of “sensitive uses” or add additional uses?
Public Parks, Residential Zoning Districts, Drug Treatment Centers


8. Cities are able to increase the distance from sensitive uses. In your opinion, the City should:
Increase the buffer to 1,000-feet from “sensitive uses”


9. If cannabis retail and microbusinesses are allowed in Concord, should they be concentrated in close proximity to other commercial cannabis businesses OR should they be dispersed throughout the community?
Concentrated near each other (e.g., within ¼ mile).

Name not shown inside Concord City Boundaries July 17, 2019, 6:17 PM

1. If storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) are allowed, where should they be located in Concord? (Choose all that apply)
Downtown, Shopping Centers, Near Police Station, Industrial Areas, Office Buildings


2. What is the maximum number of storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


3. Non-storefront cannabis retail businesses sell cannabis goods to customers exclusively through delivery, must have a State-licensed facility to store the cannabis goods, and shall not be open to the public. If allowed, where should non-storefront retail cannabis businesses be located in Concord?
Industrial Areas, Office Buildings


4. What is the maximum number of non-storefront retail cannabis (delivery facility) businesses that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


5. A microbusiness license allows a licensee to engage in 3+ of the following activities at the same location: cultivate cannabis on an area up to 10,000 square feet, distribute, manufacture, and retail.

If cannabis microbusinesses are allowed, where should they be located in Concord?
Industrial Areas, Office Buildings


6. What is the maximum number of cannabis microbusinesses that should be permitted in Concord?
No limit. The City should allow the market and other regulations to limit the number of businesses.


7. State law requires a 600-foot buffer between a licensed cannabis business and “sensitive uses,” such as schools, day care centers, and youth community centers, in existence when the initial license is issued. Should the City maintain the State’s list of “sensitive uses” or add additional uses?
None


8. Cities are able to increase the distance from sensitive uses. In your opinion, the City should:
Maintain a minimum of a 600-foot buffer from “sensitive uses”


9. If cannabis retail and microbusinesses are allowed in Concord, should they be concentrated in close proximity to other commercial cannabis businesses OR should they be dispersed throughout the community?
Do not regulate separation between commercial cannabis businesses.

Name not shown inside Concord City Boundaries July 17, 2019, 12:21 PM

1. If storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) are allowed, where should they be located in Concord? (Choose all that apply)
Near Police Station


2. What is the maximum number of storefront retail cannabis businesses (dispensary) that should be permitted in Concord?
0


3. Non-storefront cannabis retail businesses sell cannabis goods to customers exclusively through delivery, must have a State-licensed facility to store the cannabis goods, and shall not be open to the public. If allowed, where should non-storefront retail cannabis businesses be located in Concord?
Near Police Station


4. What is the maximum number of non-storefront retail cannabis (delivery facility) businesses that should be permitted in Concord?
0


5. A microbusiness license allows a licensee to engage in 3+ of the following activities at the same location: cultivate cannabis on an area up to 10,000 square feet, distribute, manufacture, and retail.

If cannabis microbusinesses are allowed, where should they be located in Concord?
Near Police Station


6. What is the maximum number of cannabis microbusinesses that should be permitted in Concord?
0


7. State law requires a 600-foot buffer between a licensed cannabis business and “sensitive uses,” such as schools, day care centers, and youth community centers, in existence when the initial license is issued. Should the City maintain the State’s list of “sensitive uses” or add additional uses?
None


8. Cities are able to increase the distance from sensitive uses. In your opinion, the City should:
Increase the buffer to 1,000-feet from “sensitive uses”


9. If cannabis retail and microbusinesses are allowed in Concord, should they be concentrated in close proximity to other commercial cannabis businesses OR should they be dispersed throughout the community?
Additional types of cannabis businesses should not be allowed.


10. Please provide any additional comments, questions, or concerns regarding regulating cannabis retail and microbusinesses in Concord. Please also elaborate on reasoning for any of the answers to the previous questions.
Remember, FAMILIES COME FIRST IN CONCORD! This should not be legal.