Lawsuit puts hold on Niwot dispensary
August 11, 2016
After Boulder County commissioners approved a marijuana retail location in Niwot on June 30, a group of 16 people have filed suit asking a judge to overturn the approval.
Colorado law allows citizens to ask for judicial review on actions of local governments.
Niwot resident Steve Romano, one of the plaintiffs against the county, said that the county did not follow standard procedure when they granted approval.
“Our stance is that Boulder County commissioners did not follow the comprehensive plan and the land use code,” Romano said. “There’s nothing personal here. It’s just the...