Article 28

ARTICLE 28

(Special Stabilization Fund for Substance Abuse Efforts)

To see if the Town will vote, pursuant to General Laws Chapter 40, Section 5B,  to dedicate, without further appropriation, one hundred percent (100%) of any community impact fee paid to the Town by a marijuana dispensary and/or a marijuana retail establishment, pursuant to a host community agreement, to the Special Stabilization Fund for Substance Abuse Efforts established pursuant to Article 30 of the 2018 Annual Town Meeting; said dedication to be in addition to fifty percent (50%) of the local option marijuana sales tax that was dedicated pursuant to the prior vote under Article 30 of the 2018 Annual Town Meeting; or to take any further action relative thereto.

 

(Select Board)

FINANCE COMMITTEE MOTION:  Moved that pursuant to General Laws Chapter 40, Section 5B, without further appropriation, one hundred percent (100%) of any community impact fee paid to the Town by a marijuana dispensary and/or a marijuana retail establishment, pursuant to a host community agreement, be dedicated to the Special Stabilization Fund for Substance Abuse Efforts established pursuant to Article 30 of the 2018 Annual Town Meeting; said dedication to be in addition to fifty percent (50%) of the local option marijuana sales tax that was dedicated pursuant to the prior vote under Article 30 of the 2018 Annual Town Meeting; or to take any further action relative thereto.

 

Quantum of vote required for passage of the motion is 2/3.