A proclamation honoring San Jacinto city and other code enforcement officers led to a lengthy off-the-agenda San Jacinto City Council discussion via teleconference Tuesday, Oct. 6, of the problems local restaurant owners are having with illegal street food vendors.
The result was a “call to action” made by Councilmember Alonso Ledezma for code enforcement or other health officials to crack down on the proliferation of the unlicensed street food vendors on city streets. Joining in the acknowledgement of the city’s street vendor problems was San Jacinto Mayor Andrew Kotyuk.
“They are told to move, but they just move to another location,” Ledezma said. “I am tired of getting calls from our restaurant owners about the vendors hurting their businesses. These vendors are out of