Council to vote on marijuana petition Posted in: News The Elgin City Council will consider decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession next month after a citizen-submitted petition proposed such an ordinance.Elgin citizens have submitted a petition proposing to eliminate low-level marijuana enforcement. Under Elgin’s charter, qualified city electors can propose a new law or an amendment to an existing law by creating a petition. This petition has been certified by the city secretary and the city attorney.Two people spoke about the petition during the public comment period of the May 17 meeting. Steve Chamberlain, the chair of the Bastrop County Democratic Party, spoke in support of the ordinance proposed by the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!