Lexington Food Truck Pilot Program Extended
That was good news to Andrew Suthers.
Suthers is one of the owners of Gastro Gnomes, a food truck that opened Monday night. The purchase and outfitting of the truck cost more than $100,000. Permits and fees cost more than $1,000, he said.
“I will definitely take advantage of the program,” Suthers said after Tuesday’s 9-0 vote.
The full council has to vote on the extension. That is expected to happen in coming weeks.
After several months of debate, the Urban County Council in June approved a six-month pilot program allowing food trucks in six downtown zones. At the time, the council agreed to review the program at the end of the six-month trial period. The council voted in December to extend the program until March, allowing it to review the program in February and see whether there were any complaints.
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