Councilman Andy King drafting legislation to allow for more oversight of food vendors

Residents say that the trucks are too close to their homes and it is affecting the everyday quality of their life. (4/16/14)

THE BRONX - Co-op City residents and businesses are fighting against food trucks in the area.

Residents say that the trucks are too close to their homes and it is affecting the everyday quality of their life.

Business owners say they understand that everyone needs to make a living, but the food vendors are parking their trucks just feet away from their businesses.

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Councilman Andy King is in the process of drafting legislation that will allow for more oversight of the vendors

King also says he wants the vendors to go before community boards in the communities that they want to serve.

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