Farmersville has three dispensaries, Woodlake has two and Lindsay has one. Woodlake has additionally issued 5 permits for cultivators and producers and two permits for distributors, who ship wherever between Fresno and Bakersfield together with Visalia. Woodlake’s tax on leisure marijuana generates between $600,000 and $700,000 per yr. Beneath its voter authorized tax measure, Woodlake should spend the funds on parks and recreation, public security and avenue enhancements. Since 2017, Woodlake has used the cash to make enhancements to each metropolis park, buy a police automobile, set up downtown avenue lights and sidewalks and to restore roads.
Farmersville’s marijuana tax generates about $1.5 million per yr and its income will be spent on any common fund merchandise. Town is planning on utilizing the cash to fund over $1 million in tasks within the 2022-23 fiscal yr together with accessible sidewalks, changing two police autos, growing new taking part in fields and including bleachers to its sports activities park.
“Right here’s some alternative to generate some further funds for the town and be per all our neighbors,” Collins mentioned.
No date has been set for the dialogue to seem on a future assembly agenda.