Spring Valley businesses concerned about out-of-town vendorConcern about an out-of-town vendor was heard by the Spring Valley Village Board Wednesday.
By: Sari Gordon, Pierce County Herald
SPRING VALLEY—Concern about an out-of-town vendor was heard by the Spring Valley Village Board Wednesday.
Representatives from AJ's Cafe and Red Sky Cafe asked the board to consider denying future permits for the Panda Catering Truck from Hayward. The business owners said the loss of business to the out-of-town vendor was significant.
Kirsten Schilling of Red Sky said she now offered Asian menu items and faster lunch service, but the loss in revenue was a threat to her ability to contribute to the local economy.
“We're a small community,” said Schilling, “We really rely on our community.”
The board agreed to review the existing ordinances for any reasonable prohibitions or causes to deny permits. It was noted the food truck operators did not apply for an April permit.
Trustees Rich O'Connell and Mary Ducklow voiced their opinions supporting local business is essential. Trustee Andy Vorlicek concurred, but noted any changes should be made for all vendors across-the-board.
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