BAKERSFIELD, CA – Both food truck and brick and mortar restaurant owners are still frustrated.
Thursday at a Bakersfield City Council Committee meeting, both voiced concerns when it comes to mobile food vendor ordinances.
The issues were first brought up back in April, but the concerns continue about what these mobile vendors can and can’t do.
The committee heard proposed rules, but no decisions were made.
“We went through all the hoops and every permit and everything we needed to do to be there,” said Chris Gonzalez, owner of the food truck Curbside Kitchen .
One of the main issues brought up was the proximity between a food truck and brick and mortar restaurant
In the city’s proposal, food trucks would have to to be 30 feet away from restaurants, leaving some downtown restaurant owners frustrated.
“It’s not even across from my street,” said Jerry Baranowski, owner of Jerry’s Pizza on Chester avenue.
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