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Food truck vendors, who represent a growing trend in the city's active culinary scene, are trying to change a 25-year-old rule against them operating downtown.
The fee for a vendor's license is increasing from $150 a year to $300. That's down from the first proposed increase that would have cost vendors a whopping $850 a year.
With a little help from the city, Mike Stenke told Raleigh City Council members, food trucks can bring a new element to the Raleigh food scene.
Channel 3 News has learned that city council could soon be considering legislation that would designate new food truck parking zones in downtown Cleveland.
Denver, Colorado, like many places in the US, is seeing the increase in mobile vending. This increase has led to some push back from traditional brick and mortar establishments as well as hot dog vendors concerned about increased street food competition.
Several City Council members say they want to expand a city ordinance that passed last year to allow for more vendors downtown as well as in neighborhoods in other parts of the city, including Cedar-Riverside, the U of M campus and perhaps Uptown.
Alex Amra, owner of Tobacco Road Sports Cafe, said he didn't like the idea of having trucks parked outside his Glenwood Avenue sports bar.
Koretz introduced a bill that would prohibit food truck vendors from parking at meters.
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