City Council Members Split Over Delivery Fee Cap

A potential ordinance that would limit the fees third-party delivery services can charge restaurants narrowly survived being voted down after a heated discussion between City Council members.
The fee cap, which would allow Grubhub, DoorDash and similar apps to charge no more than 20% of orders in fees, faced unexpected opposition on Tuesday after Mayor Bob Frutos voted against a motion to introduce the ordinance for future consideration. Frutos previously voted in favor of an unsuccessful attempt to approve a similar emergency ordinance, but this week joined Councilman Sharon Springer in opposing it.

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