Commission Seeks Feedback on Food Truck Regulations
Posted on 02/19/2021

Calling all Newcastle-ites! The City needs your feedback. The volunteer Planning Commission is considering legislation to regulate food trucks in our community. Essentially, what are your thoughts on food trucks?

How do mobile food vendors fit in with the character of the City? Where would you want to see food trucks (neighborhoods, special events, parks, block parties, etc.)? Did you attend our summer food truck series? Is this something the community would like to see continue? How can the City create food truck regulations that still keep brick-and-mortar businesses as the primary focus of retail in our community?

The Planning Commission wants your feedback on everything food trucks! They're hosting a virtual meeting on Wednesday, February 24, at 6 p.m. and they'd love to hear your comments. See below to learn how to attend the meeting and share your thoughts. View the meeting agenda packet here.



— Residents can watch and listen to the meeting online by using any web-enabled device to access this link. Zoom will walk you through the setup. If you log-in through the Zoom app, it will ask for your name and email address. If you join the meeting from your browser, you will only be asked to submit your name. Passcode is 566637.



— You can also join the meeting by telephone. Call 1-253-215-8782 and input the Meeting ID 817 5946 8183 to listen. At that time, you will be prompted to enter a unique participant ID. This will not apply to the general public, so press # to skip. 



— Persons wishing to comment during the meeting should contact the City Clerk at [email protected] by 4 p.m. Wednesday, to register to speak and receive further instructions. Participants will be placed on mute until any public comment periods, at which point those who have signed up will be given a chance to speak.

— You can also submit your comments ahead of time in writing. Email your remarks to [email protected] by 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

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