Calaveras County Supervisors Vote Down Refunding Cannabis Growers

Calaveras County Supervisors Vote Down Refunding Cannabis Growers

The move would have authorized the county to refund growers who paid $5,000 and in some cases $10,000 in registration fees.

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October 11, 2018
Calaveras Enterprise
Grower/Agriculture News State by State: California

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted down an item to refund cannabis growers Tuesday.

 

The item required a four-fifths vote from the Board to transfer $940,000 in cannabis grower registration fees leftover from the Medical Commercial Cannabis Program from a contingency funds account to an appropriation funds account. This would have authorized the county to refund growers who paid $5,000 and in some cases $10,000 (for those who paid for renewal) in registration fees.

 

“I would like to see an independent accounting of costs associated with the Urgency Ordinance so we can have a complete view before the Board would consider this matter on its merits,” said District 4 Supervisor Dennis Mills, in opposition to the transfer.

 

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