City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
191742
Work Completed
Nov 22, 2011 7:00 PM

25.B That the City Clerk investigate whether mobile food vendors are prohibited from operating at specific locations, and if so, to provide a list of locations to the Committee on Licenses and Permits.

Information

Department:Licenses and Permits CommitteeSponsors:Ward Two Alderman Maryann M. Heuston
Category:OrderFunctions:Order

Body

That the City Clerk investigate whether mobile food vendors are prohibited from operating at specific locations, and if so, to provide a list of locations to the Committee on Licenses and Permits.

 

Meeting History

Jul 14, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED
Sep 7, 2011 6:00 PM  Licenses and Permits Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Long provided a list of state owned locations which require approval from the state to operate on and a list of locations where operation is prohibited. The committee is attempting to restrict hawker/peddler access to certain areas and asked Mr. Long to examine how other communities are dealing with this matter.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Nov 16, 2011 6:30 PM  Licenses and Permits Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Long provided information on mobile food vendors and explained that the Board of Aldermen may reasonably impose conditions on their operations. Mr. Long suggested that the best way to regulate these vendors would be by city ordinance.

Alderman Heuston's motion that the City Solicitor draft an ordinance regulating mobile food vendors, was approved.

RESULT:WORK COMPLETED
Nov 22, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED