SPRINGFIELD, IL – Some local food truck owners are saying they don’t believe the city is welcoming them downtown, and a city email shows a downtown food truck festival didn’t happen last weekend in part because of the city’s current policy.
One food truck vendor said there do need to be regulations in place for food trucks. The owners do pay sales taxes to Springfield when set up in the capital city.
But with Springfield’s current rules, Randy Twyford, who owns Twyford BBQ & Catering, said you’re not going to see any food trucks lining the streets.
Springfield draws huge crowds for food truck events, such as Bites on the Boulevard or the food truck festival on the state fairgrounds.
But you walk downtown where are the food trucks?
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