Landings Restaurant gets OK for food truck for off-season

By Stephen Betts | Nov 08, 2018
Photo by: Stephen Betts The lunch wagon would be located on the property where the Landings Restaurant is located.

Rockland — The operators of the Landings Restaurant got the city approval to have a mobile lunch wagon at the waterfront property during the off-season.

Kate and Mike Miller had submitted an application to the Rockland Code Enforcement Office for the truck to be parked in the Landings parking lot off Commercial Street from November through mid-March.

The Rockland Planning Board approved the application at its Oct. 30 meeting,

The truck would serve soups and a variety of grilled cheese sandwiches from Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to Kate Miller.

One last step is for the City Council to amend the zoning ordinance to exempt a temporary truck under 250 square feet from the design standards required of new buildings in the Tillson Avenue area. Preliminary approval of the zone change came Oct. 10 and the formal public hearing and final vote of the Council is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 14.

The Millers, their family and friends attended the Monday night, Oct. 1, meeting of the City Council to ask for the change to the zoning law.

"Who doesn't like hot soup and sandwiches in the winter?" Mike Miller asked the council at its Monday night meeting.

Comments (4)
Posted by: Ria Biley | Nov 08, 2018 15:34

Way to go, Kate and Mike! Happy to hear this. There are a lot of people working in your neck of the woods who would surely support your off-season efforts (as would I)!


Posted by: Roslyn Marcopulos | Oct 03, 2018 11:39

This is a great idea- a "quick stop" for some good quality comfort food- I would definitely pick up something on my way to class 2x a week.




Posted by: Stephen K Carroll | Oct 03, 2018 08:21

Well first of all Kendall they won't be selling any art there so the council will probally not approve it and even if they did you couldn't sit in your car enjoying your soup with the heater running.  So come to the meeting on Oct. 10th and voice your support for Kate & Mike.  They are good folks and deserve an opportunity to run a soup wagon.  This council has spent way too much time at the Common Ground Fair.

Posted by: Kendall Merriam | Oct 02, 2018 19:11

Sounds like something Rockland would love in the coldest months of the year.

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