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  Agenda Item # 12.a.       
Meeting Date: 11/06/2017  
Re:    Request for Waiver of Distance for a food truck ("Taqueria Tierra Caliente") at 1710 Okeechobee Rd.
Submitted For: Linda Cox

SUBJECT:
Approve a request for waiver of distance from Sec. 9-111(b)(1) submitted by Roman Cardenas to operate a food truck ("Taqueria Tierra Caliente") at 1710 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce.
SUMMARY:
On September 15, 2014, the City Commission approved Ordinance 14-019 establishing regulations for lunch trucks, hot dog carts, ice cream and other forms of mobile food establishments identified in Chapter 9 of the Code of Ordinances.

An application has been made by Roman Cardenas for a food truck ("Taqueria Tierra Caliente") to operate at 1710 Okeechobee Road. During review, the application was denied by the Planning staff as not meeting the criteria within the regulations for Chapter 9 Article IV - Vendors, Solicitors and Canvassers (attached). The item is relief from the distance criteria presented in the ordinance. Section 9-97 allows for sites to petition for a public hearing by the City Commission to grant a waiver from the distance requirement, similar to the waiver of distance for alcoholic beverage license.
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the waiver of distance request for the Taqueria Tierra Caliente food truck to be located at 1710 Okeechobee Road.
ALTERNATIVES:
Deny or approve with conditions. 
RESPONSIBLE STAFF:
Miriam Garcia, Deputy City Clerk
COORDINATED WITH:
Linda Cox, City Clerk

Fiscal Impact
OTHER INFORMATION:
No fiscal impact.
Attachments
Proof of Publication
Staff Report
Application Packet
11.08.2017 Approval Letter

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Form Review
Inbox Reviewed By Date
City Manager Nick Mimms 10/31/2017 03:25 PM
Form Started By: Miriam Garcia Started On: 10/11/2017 03:54 PM
Final Approval Date: 10/31/2017

    

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