Under terms of the contract, Union Twist will pay the city a community impact fee of 3 percent of its future gross sales. The money is meant to offset the costs the city incurs for hosting the business.
FRAMINGHAM — The first retail marijuana shop approved in Framingham will pay the city $50,000 upfront and 3 percent of its future sales revenue under an agreement signed by Mayor Yvonne Spicer last week.
Union Twist, which plans to open at 630 Worcester Road (Rte. 9), signed a host community agreement with Spicer on May 3.
While the pact still needs approval from the state Cannabis Control Commission, the business cleared a key hurdle in state licensing by reaching a deal with the city, which is evaluating applications from a range of prospective marijuana establishments.
Union Twist plans to sell both medical and recreational cannabis products, though its initial agreement…