Bridgewater Discusses Pot Laws, Sets Public Hearing

The Town of Bridgewater Board met last week to discuss new business and host a public hearing for the proposed marijuana legislation.


The Town of Bridgewater's sales tax take from marijuana was initially reported as 1 percent from Oneida County before being later corrected to 3 percent, or $1.50 for every $50.


The acreage allowance for both greenhouse growth and open field growth is 6 acres.


The regular business meeting began with the September minutes approval.


Destiny Davis explained the site plan changes and renovations approved for Stewart's by the end of the month. The Planning Board met on the 19th. The formal hours for master plan and zoning committee should satisfy training requirements.


Jerry Beigh reported main leaks were repaired and water usage is down.


Pat Baron sent his Codes report. The application from Stewart's was approved.


Steps were installed on a Cottage Street residence to reach compliance. One building permit fee has yet to be paid.


The permit for methane recovery expired. The property has requested a new six-month permit. One property is removing vehicles. Surveys are expected before Nov. 8.


Bernie Szarek reported he'll be on roadwork with weather permitting. He's working on his credit hours and plans to schedule a test in Syracuse.


Town of Bridgewater Supervisor Dale DeKing asked Szarek about his…



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