Food truck proposals get hearing at City Council
New Orleans City Council president Stacy Head presented her proposed food truck legislation to the council's Economic Development Committee this afternoon, but she will revise the measures to "to accommodate the loudest voices" in opposition before a vote in the full council.
New Orleans Food Truck Coalition attorney Andrew Legrand, who presented alongside coalition president Rachel Billow of the food truck La Cocinita, said one of its main opponents is the Louisiana Restaurant Association, which Legrand said is running a "fear-based campaign" about health and safety while it's more afraid of possible competition from mobile vendors.? [ Read more ]
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