Vote Tracker: Northampton City Council on Adult Signage, Location of Adult Enterprises (November 2006)

The minutes from the Northampton City Council meeting of November 2 have recently been released. They describe the final vote over three adult-use ordinances. We provide these minutes here for your convenience.

Northampton City Council – Minutes of Meeting – November 2, 2006 (PDF)

Approved: An ordinance to regulate the adult content of signage

In favor: Michael Bardsley, James Dostal, Paul Spector, Marilyn Richards, David Narkewicz, David Murphy, Marianne LaBarge

Opposed: Raymond LaBarge, Maureen Carney

Absent: None


Approved: An ordinance to require that establishments with porn viewing booths locate in Northampton’s Highway Business District and be at least 500 feet away from homes, schools, houses of worship, and certain other features.

In favor: Michael Bardsley, James Dostal, Marilyn Richards, David Narkewicz, David Murphy, Marianne LaBarge

Opposed: Raymond LaBarge, Paul Spector, Maureen Carney

Absent: None


Approved: An ordinance to require that large adult enterprises (over 1,000 square feet of adult material on display) must locate in Northampton’s Highway Business District and be at least 500 feet away from homes, schools, houses of worship, and certain other features.

In favor: Michael Bardsley, James Dostal, Marilyn Richards, David Narkewicz, David Murphy, Marianne LaBarge

Opposed: Raymond LaBarge, Paul Spector, Maureen Carney

Absent: None

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