Friends of Graton

DRAFT FOG UPDATE: – We are merging! – Action requested for 9/21 Supervisors meeting

DRAFT FOG UPDATE: – We are merging! – Action requested for 9/21 Supervisors meeting Friends of Graton (FOG) has news. We are merging with two other West County groups to form a larger commercial cannabis watchdog group, named Neighbors of West County (NOW.) Subsequent email updates will be coming from Bill Krawetz at a different email address: billkrawetz@comcast.net and will indicate …

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FOG UPDATE – SUCCESS!!!

FOG UPDATE – SUCCESS!!! For those who didn’t attend the Board of Supervisors meeting this morning, the vote was 5-0 for an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Cannabis Ordinance. There will be no moratorium for new or ongoing permits under the existing ordinance, but there will finally be the in-depth environmental study that should …

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Friends of Graton Update: CORRECTION Please take this quick and easy FOG action to protect your neighborhood!

Friends of Graton Update: CORRECTION Please take this quick and easy FOG action to protect your neighborhood!   Please note additional email address below (cannabis@sonoma-county.org). If you have sent an email to the supervisors, as many did today, please just forward your email to the last address below. Thanks. We have come to the final …

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FOG UPDATE – Planning Commission Outcome and New Letters to the Editor

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR MAY 18th FOG UPDATE – Planning Commission Outcome and New Letters to the Editor On Thursday night, Sonoma County Planning Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve the draft cannabis ordinance with the latest changes from staff. The split decision to approve the amended Chapter 38 Ordinance came despite widespread opposition and concern from neighbors, …

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FOG Update – Draft Cannabis Ordinance Released

Friends of Graton: More to come FOG Update – Draft Cannabis Ordinance Released The Preliminary Draft Cannabis Ordinance and Subsequent Mitigated Negative Declaration (Environmental Study) was released last night and is now available here: https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Cannabis-Program/ We have not read this yet, but when we do we will be sending out a recap and suggestions for writing …

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Sample letter for cannabis set backs

Sample letter for cannabis set backs  Send yours to Cannabis@sonoma-county.org and put “ Cannabis Update” as the subject We are very concerned about the neighborhood compatibility component of the cannabis ordinance and want to point out our concerns especially as it relates to the West County Trail.  We support maintaining the mandatory 1000 ft setbacks for schools …

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