Wheatland Council votes to amend ordinance draft

Wheatland Council votes to amend ordinance draft

According to Wheatland Mayor Brandon Graves, no other workshop is planned at this time dealing with Ordinance 833. This is a copy of the watermarked draft that the public may view. It is available at the Wheatland Town Hall. WHEATLAND – In the most recent Wheatland Town Council meeting held Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. an item on the workshop agenda addressed the questions people were asking and the rumors that were being circulated as to Ordinance 833. Approximately 40 people showed up at the workshop to voice their concerns. The topic of most interest to people in attendance was Ordinance 833 which was an ordinance to amend Wheatland town codes 9.05.090 and 9.05.100 concerning discharge and possession of firearms within the town of Wheatland. In Mayor Brandon Graves’ opening comments, he mentioned that he hadn’t seen the room as full as it was on the night that the workshop was held. “I think if we clear the air and give a general understanding of what’s trying to transpire here, it may limit a lot of comments and concerns,” Graves said. “We have a law on the books in the town of Wheatland that we deemed as mayor and council as ‘not correct.’ It’s outdated and needed revision. The process to do that then is to repeal this ordinance or write a new ordinance and then do away with the old.” The mayor mentioned that they tried the process with Ordinance 833 and that there were things that he […]

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