Weekend Food Truck Roundup Dec 27-29, 2013

Weekend Food Truck Roundup Dec 27-29, 2013

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In our quest to keep our readers up to date with the latest stories relating to the food truck industry has compiled a list of the stories that hit the wire this past weekend from Libertyville, Milwaukee, Ottawa and Cary.

OTW Logo food truck newsDecember 27

Libertyville moves on food truck regulations – LIBERTYVILLE, IL - Libertyville officials are closer to approving regulations for mobile vendors.

Last summer, the Libertyville Village Board considered regulating mobile vendors, such as food trucks, after more of the businesses started popping up in the village. Officials have now drafted a list of proposed regulations, which would include where and when the vendors can do business.

Find the entire article <here>

Milwaukee’s Gouda Girls part of PBS start-up show – MILWAUKEE, WI - Viewers watching the local PBS station Dec. 26 might have caught a Milwaukee food truck in action.

The Gouda Girls, a Milwaukee food truck serving grilled cheese and other sandwiches, was featured on the show “Start Up USA,” which focuses on — you guessed it — start-up businesses.

Find the entire article <here>

December 28

Despite success, no added Ottawa street food carts/trucks expected for 2014 - OTTAWA, CANADA - Despite what most regard as a successful rollout of 17 new food carts and trucks in the nation’s capital earlier this year, Ottawa will not add more in 2014.

In fact, the city does not plan to fill three existing vacant street/sidewalk spots outside the downtown core because, apparently, there’s no interest among food vendors for those less-than-desirable locations.

Find the entire article <here>

December 29

Growth issues top Cary’s agenda in 2014 – CARY, NC - There are no food trucks operating in this town. Cary doesn’t have rules that specifically address food trucks, so the vehicles aren’t allowed to do business here.

But Cary leaders want to change that this year, too.

Find the entire article <here>

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