YORK CITY, PA – Just when you thought York City’s food truck debate had concluded, it circled back for another round Wednesday.
For now, nothing has changed about the ordinance the York City Council passed just a few weeks ago to legalize and regulate food trucks on city streets.
But some Central Market vendors are nervous about the potential of added competition during the critical lunch rush on Tuesdays and Thursdays, when the historic market is open until 2 p.m.
“Fifty new food vendors is very threatening to a small city,” said Cindy Steele, the market’s chief operating officer.
In fact, the legislation approved April 7 caps the maximum number of permitted food trucks at 30. But her point remains.
Annette Fisher, owner of Bair’s Fried Chicken in the market, said she does not have a problem with food trucks catering to dinner and weekend crowds.
Those are the times when food trucks could draw more people into the city, Fisher said.
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