Is Murfreesboro becoming the USSR? I think there are more pressing matters, such as radioactive waste and traffic
Vendors need to be licensed, show proper liability, pay a reasonable fee to vend if more than 1 day a week. End of story! that would eliminate all the fly by night and illegal ones.
I hope that the folks in authority will not eliminate the home town atmosphere that we still have some of. All the small vendors that provide good ribs, chicken, burgers, shirts, hats, and many other items are providing a service. I don't believe that any large business has declared bankruptcy because of the small business / neighborhood vendor.
There are ice cream trucks all over town.