Shapiro: Filling the void? |

Shapiro: Filling the void?

C. J. Oliver, director of environmental health and sustainability for the city of Aspen, was in charge of bids for two food trucks this summer at the Rio Grande Park.

I often walk past the area and have never once seen the ice cream truck opened by Megan Thomas. Where is the followup with this? It is a shame that others who bid on this space were not given the option.

Carlos Hermandez’s Mexican Fare has had a steady business for more affordable lunches for locals who work at the new City Hall or visitors wanting to enjoy the Rio Grande Trails or John Denver Sanctuary.

It seems to me that the conversations with City Council and attending meetings for a new food court at the old Armory have been placed on the back burner each time the subject is brought up at council meetings.

This issues needs more aggression and maybe it is time for locals to put this on the ballot for a vote.

Susan Shapiro


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