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File #: 0227X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/19/2018 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 7/23/2018 Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: To Recognize and Honor The Columbus Food Truck Festival on their Eighth Annual Festival.
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Recognize and Honor The Columbus Food Truck Festival on their Eighth Annual Festival.

 

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WHEREAS, The Columbus Food Truck festival has been happening annually for the last eight years and has become a staple of the many festivals that we have here in Columbus as well as a premier Downtown festival; and

 

WHEREAS, Chas Kaplan and Mike Gallicchio, owners of the festival, are local businessmen and have been residents of the City of Columbus for most of their lives; and

 

WHEREAS, The Food Truck Festival supports around 100 local businesses and restaurants each year, as well as local hotels and bars; and

 

WHEREAS, With around 40,000 people in attendance each year the Columbus Food Truck Festival promotes local tourism, bringing in people from all across the region to the city ; and

 

WHEREAS, The Festival has helped raise over $40,000 for local charities over the last seven years; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby congratulate the Columbus Food Truck Festival on its eighth annual festival and recognize the contribution that this event provides to the City.