The Dickson City Council left the door open for the possibility that a distillery or brewery could one day want to locate in the city. At a special session Monday, the council took no action to opt out of a new state law that allows the manufacturing of alcoholic beverages in any municipality that has approved retail liquor sales and liquor by the drink in referendums. With the new law taking effect July 1, cities have 45 days in which to withdraw from the requirement that automatically allow alcohol manufacturing. Councilman Scott England said he would hate to prohibit the possible location of a distillery or restaurant that makes its own beer from the city. “Let’s say Budweiser wanted to put a distillery here and create, you know, 500 jobs. I do not want to pass anything for my part that is going to limit the amount of industry that we could get here or at a restaurant like a Blackstone Brewery or someone that has a microbrewery like that also brings in jobs and a new place to eat,” England said. City attorney Jerry Smith explained that any such business would be subject to the same permit and zoning restrictions. When no council member made the motion to approve a resolution opting out of the new law, Mayor Don Weiss said the city would remain under its provisions.