“We would have to consult our board if the police requirement stays [when the full council votes on the proposal], but it would be very difficult for us to afford that,” [Heather] Porreca [Attleboro Farmers Market Manager] said.
She said the market costs $3,850 per year to operate and brings in $4,200. There is no room in the budget for an officer. Vendors pay $10 to be part of the market. She said raising that fee would cause vendors to choose other options.
Excerpt from Attleboro-Seekonk Patch
If the proposal approved Tuesday is passed by the full council next week, the market’s board of directors would decide the next step, Porreca said.
[Eddie] Porreca [vendor coordinator] is hoping for changes in the plan, which bans market patrons from parking in the North Main lot and details how vendors must position themselves.
Excerpt from The Sun Chronicle