Notice of Public Hearing

Posted On: February 18, 2020

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MINNESOTA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER UPDATES TO THE OTTER TAIL COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH REGULATION ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF COMMERCIAL TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER 21 ORDINANCE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County Board of Commissioners (the “Board”) of Otter Tail County, Minnesota (the “County”), will hold a public hearing at a meeting of the Board beginning at 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, to be held in the Board Room at the Government Services Center, 515 W Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, according to MN state statute 145A.05 and 375.51, to consider updates to the Otter Tail County Public Health Regulation on the Distribution of Commercial Tobacco Products to Person Under 21 ordinance.

The purpose of these updates is to align the purchase age for commercial tobacco products in Otter Tail County to age 21 pursuant to federal rule change that was effective December 20, 2019. In addition, updates will add procedural language to the violations section and to whom penalties apply to for failed compliance checks.

A copy of the ordinance and the proposed updates is available for inspection at the Otter Tail County Public Health Office located in the Government Services Center at 560 Fir Ave W, Fergus Falls, Minnesota during normal business hours Monday through Friday. A copy can also be obtained on the County’s Website at https://ottertailcountymn.us/ or by calling 218 998-8320.

All interested persons may appear at the public hearing and present their views orally or in writing. Anyone needing reasonable accommodations, or an interpreter should contact the County Administrator’s office at the Government Services Center, telephone (218) 998-8060.

/s/ Wayne Stein, County Auditor-Treasurer

Publication Date: Daily Journal – Friday, February 21, 2020 and Friday, March 13, 2020

Publication Date: Weekly Newspapers – Publish the week of March 8, 2020

 

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