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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Public Hearing Notice: Draft Ordinance on a total ban on the use of plastic single-use bags.

The City Council of the City of Belfast, at its meeting of Tuesday, August 15, 2017, beginning at 7:00 pm or as soon as practical thereafter, in the Council Chambers of Belfast City Hall, shall conduct a public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the City Code of Ordinances, Chapter 14 Businesses, Article VII, Section 351-357. The amendments the Council will consider at its meeting of August 15th involve a total ban on the use of plastic single-use carryout shopping bags.

The public is invited to attend the August 15th public hearing and to offer comment. Comment also can be submitted in writing or via email by the date of the hearing. Written comment should be sent to Joseph Slocum, City Manager, City of Belfast, 131 Church St, Belfast, ME, 04915, and email comment to citymanager@cityofbelfast.org. The proposed amendments can be inspected at the City Manager office in Belfast City Hall between the hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday, and on the City website; cityofbelfast.org. Questions regarding the Ordinance amendments should be directed to Joseph Slocum, City Manager, at 338-3370 x 10, or at citymanager@cityofbelfast.org.

Draft Ordinance on a total ban on the use of plastic single-use carryout shopping bags.