Local business looks to start new food truck

The owners of G2 Gallery are seeking to alter an existing city ordinance to allow for a mobile food truck to operate downtown.

At the Public Works and Planning Committee meeting Thursday, G2 Gallery co-owner TaNea Graves requested the city consider amending the temporary food licenses ordinance to allow the business to start a mobile food truck, something she said they hope to start in spring.

Interim city counselor Drew Hilpert said the existing ordinance allows for mobile food trucks, but only on private lots that are a minimum of 50,000 square feet, basically eliminating most downtown areas.

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Hilpert said city staff is not opposed to the request, but indicated some concerns, including ....

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