SHERWOOD — The fate of a proposed solar farm on this village’s environs isn’t the only big topic here these days.
While the firm Lightsource bp awaits approval from the Ohio Siting Board for its proposed solar field proposal north and east of town, Sherwood also is awaiting a state decision on a medical marijuana dispensary within the village limits.
According to Mayor Jack Stantz, two companies have applied with the state for permission to establish such a facility in Sherwood. A dispensary would be permitted to sell medical marijuana products to those in possession of the proper card allowing treatment of a particular medical condition.
“There are a couple that have applied, and right now we’re just kind of waiting,” said Stantz.
A proposed location for the facility reportedly is a business strip area on Harrison Street (U.S. 127) on the town’s north side where at least one building is unoccupied. An attempt Wednesday to one business property owner in that area about the matter was unsuccessful.
Sherwood Village Council set the stage for a dispensary to locate in the town years ago after passing a resolution allowing the possibility that one could locate within the town’s boundaries. Ohio allows a small number