A lot of decisions have to be made for the community every year. Some are reoccurring, logistical, fairly straightforward, and don't require exhaustive consideration or debate. Some examples, payment for bills have to be authorized. Appointments for commission vacancies have to be approved. Old, worn out equipment and vehicles have to be replaced. How much salt do we stockpile for the coming winter months? Day-to-day types of decisions that have to be made in order to function well and efficiently. Existing policy and practice guide these decisions, and for the most part, make exhaustive debate unnecessary. Every now and then, however, an issue crops up that does require special consideration because it is consequential, new, and involves a policy decision. The State of Illinois handed one to us recently. Signed into law on June 25, 2019, the Cannabis Regulation...(click here to read the full article)!