A cannabis merchant visited Savoy Town Hall. Officials hesitated, and the public records battle began

A cannabis merchant visited Savoy Town Hall. Officials hesitated, and the public records battle began

Author: Larry Parnass

SAVOY — From the start, communication between a would-be cannabis entrepreneur and Savoy’s top elected officials was frosty.

Sean Sheridan appeared before the Select Board on Aug. 24 hoping to walk away with a signed host community agreement for a cultivation project. The meeting’s minutes show officials first wanted “to see what the residents want within the town around cannabis, grow and sell, prior to signing a HCA.”

“Once it was clear we wanted zoning bylaws and town input … Sean collected his documents and left abruptly,” the minutes say.

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