On April 24, 2019, the Select Board established a Cannabis Control Committee. The Committee is a public body and Open Meeting and Conflict of Interest Laws apply.
The committee charge is:
To research and develop amendments to zoning bylaws to allow for small-scale craft cultivation by September 2020
Recommend appropriate stipulations (within allowable CCC regulations and requirements) as to: Energy efficiency, odor control, security, delivery, public health, public education, and nuisance issues
Potential review of licensing matters, local cannabis industry issues and trends
Review and recommendation as to number and proximity of licenses proposed for the allowable categories
Meet with licensees as to local issues and trends
Review of other municipal rules, regulations, requirements
Jason Bridges, Select Board Representative
1 Planning Board member
1 Board of Health member
4 Nantucket residents (some of whom who have experience with one or more of the following areas: planning, zoning, agriculture, law, medical marijuana, recreational marijuana, hydroponics, business). They must be year-round residents and able to attend meetings on a regular basis.
For more information on the Marijuana Establishments Legalization process, visit our Digital Archives.