Jack Youssef says the city lags behind others in allowing food trucks, proposes opening up bylaw
“Government shouldn’t be playing favorites between businesses, and it shouldn’t be playing favorites and discriminating against people trying to pursue the American dream,”
The Des Moines City Council wants all food trucks to operate under the same regulations.
Cambridge may soon allow food trucks in the city on more than just a temporary basis.
City says 96 percent surveyed favor ‘mobile units’ on city streets
The Carthage City Council on Tuesday approved motions to allow food trucks to operate in Central Park one Friday each month, and advanced on first reading an ordinance to regulate food truck operations there and in other areas of the city.
Ridgefield is seeking opinions from residents and business owners about the affect food trucks and vendors have on downtown.
The Cedar Rapids City Council approved the first reading of a mobile food vendor ordinance with a unanimous vote late Tuesday afternoon. Under the new ordinance, food vendors would need licenses and could not operate trucks between 2:30 and 6:30 in the mornings.
Experts say food trucks face unique challenges in order to comply with sanitation standards.