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Village of Wellsville Public Hearing will be Monday 5:30pm, followed by regular meeting at David A Howe Library


Public hearing to debate the future of legal cannabis sales in the village ahead of possible vote to “opt-out.”

From Staff Reports, 11/7/21

The Village of Wellsville has set a public hearing or Monday November 8th at 5:30pm in the Exhibition Room at the David A. Howe Library on Main Street:

Location Change:  David A. Howe Library, Exhibition Room

Public Hearing beginning at 5:30 pm

Regarding the adoption of Local Law Number 2 of 2021, entitled

“A Local Law adopted pursuant to Cannabis Law §131 opting out of licensing and establishing retail cannabis dispensaries and/or on-site cannabis consumption establishments within the Village of Wellsville.”

Ahead of that meeting, this document from the Pekarek Law Group on behalf of Andrew Harris(disclosure: owner of this site) was submitted the village, mayor, police chief, and all trustees:

After the public hearing, the village board will hold a regular monthly meeting, the agenda has been provided:

Pledge to the Flag

Accept the minutes for the Regular Meeting held on October 26, 2021.



  1. Request acceptance and approval of the following Special Event Permit Applications from the Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce for:
  2. the WACOC Hometown Holidays Christmas Parade, Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm; and
  3. the Laurie Mickle Memorial Fireworks Display, Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 6:30 pm.  As in previous years, they will be set off from the parking lot at 20 Stevens Street; and
  4. WACOC “Santa Sprint,” Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm, blocking Main Street from West State to Pearl Streets.
  • Discuss suggestions for recipient of 2022 meter coins collected between Thanksgiving 2021 and New Year’s Day 2022.  Previous donations include:

2021 ($1,234) to the Thelma Rogers Historical Society;

2020 ($2,800) to Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive;

2019 ($2,000) to David A. Howe Library;

2018 ($1,900) to Wellsville Development;

2017 ($2,250) to Allegany County TNR (feral cats);

2016 ($2,000) to the SPCA.

  • The Annual Organizational Meeting will be held prior to the Regular Board Meeting on Monday, December 13, 2021.



  1. Request acceptance and approval of the vouchers as listed in the Abstract of    Vouchers dated November 8, 2021.
  2. Consideration of Allegany County Tax Exemption for Persons over 65 Years of Age with Limited Incomes currently at a sliding scale maximum of $16,000 requesting a motion if unchanged or resolution if changed.


1.   Nothing to discuss


  1. Nothing to discuss


  1. Nothing to discuss


      1.   Requests an attorney/client session.


      1.   Nothing to discuss


      1.   Nothing to discuss


      1.   Nothing to discuss


      1.   Nothing to discuss


  1. Alternate date needed for December 27, 2021 Board meeting.

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