Local voters will have the chance to decide this November if a two-year moratorium within the Banks city limits should be placed on the manufacture of psilocybin products and the opening of mental health clinics that administer psilocybin to patients.
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Deadline to file for city office in November election is Wednesday at 1 p.m.
The deadline to run for city office in Banks closes at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 24.
Four positions are open this year; the position of mayor and three council seats.
City to hold grand opening Thursday for new sports court at Greenville Park
Mayor Stephanie Jones and city staff will be on hand at 2 p.m. Thursday to cut the ribbon on a new sports court at Greenville City Park.
City plans document to outline roles and responsibilities of city councilors, citizen volunteers
The Banks City Council is formalizing and consolidating into a document to be posted on the city of Banks website the roles and responsibilities of city councilors, as well as those of citizens on volunteer boards, committees, and commissions.
City Council considers in-city RV parking permit system
The Banks City Council is considering drafting an ordinance that would require property owners to obtain a temporary permit from the city to allow people to lodge on their land in a vehicle for 30 days or less. For now, the city council decided to continue taking the issue under[Read More…]
Banks City Council eyes burying
Main Street power lines
The city of Banks plans to conduct a feasibility study to provide the Banks City Council with a cost analysis for removing utility poles on Main Street and submerging those power lines underground.
Recalls, resignations, elections: Numerous positions are open in local government
Recalls, resignations, elections and open positions mean that local governments are trying to fill a number of open spots, including seats on the city council, the fire board, and several boards and commissions. Elections for four city positions will be held in November The city of Banks has begun to[Read More…]
Another vacancy opens on Banks City Council
The Banks City Council now has two vacancies after former councilor Mike Rainey recently stepped down and Erica Harold-Heine announced her resignation in early May. Banks Mayor Stephanie Jones said Rainey told her he “just doesn’t have the time with his new business to devote to it.” Harold-Heine told the[Read More…]
Watch Banks Mayor Stephanie Jones’ May 5 ‘State of the City’ address online
The annual State of the City address by Banks Mayor Stephanie Jones was held Thursday, May 5 at Banks Fire District 13 headquarters. There, Jones acknowledged the volunteers and staff that make the city tick and highlighted some of the work that happened in the last 12 months in the[Read More…]
Banks City Councilor Erica Harold-Heine resigns
Banks City Councilor Erica Harold-Heine resigned from the Banks City Council Wednesday, May 4 over what she described as bullying from fellow councilor Pete Edison and a lack of leadership from Mayor Stephanie Jones in addressing the issue. Jones and Edison denied her claims.