SOUTH BELOIT (WREX)—South Beloit city council members unanimously voted to pass a unique use permit for a cannabis dispensary in the city.
This is a essential function that will let the developer, DYN Industrial Holdings LLC, to construct the dispensary.
The cannabis dispensary is projected to be along I-90 and Ranger drive close to the Wisconsin and Illinois border.
The Mayor of South Beloit, Ted Rehl, mentioned the dispensary brings financial development to the city.
“At the minimum, it could be in the variety from 600 to 900 thousand dollars for the city,” mentioned Rehl
The mayor mentioned South Beloit is the ideal location for the dispensary.
“When it is purely company, then you have to appear at place and South Beloit is the excellent place,” mentioned Rehl.
But not everybody is excited for the new company.
Beloit Wisconsin Chief of Police David Zibolski told WREX 13 a dispensary could grow to be a gateway to illegal activity.
“One of the most significant troubles is that people in Illinois not realizing that after you cross the stateline, that is illegal conduct. Or men and women in Wisconsin recognizing that going more than and buying it and bringing it back is illegal conduct,” mentioned Zibolski.
The mayor of South Beloit agrees men and women in each states should really stick to the law.
The city will now function on an agreement with the developer.
In a preceding council meeting, the developer mentioned the dispensary is anticipated to be up and operating in February of 2020.