NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a package of bills that will reduce the fines restaurant owners pay for minor health infractions.
As 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported, Gusto Ristorante e Bar Americano, at 60 Greenwich Ave., is a family-run restaurant. The manager said the fines for violations have really hurt the restaurant’s budget in the past, and reducing the fines is what he wanted to hear.READ MORE: Decades Later, New York City Wins Fight To Get More State Education Funding -- $600 Million Annually For Next 3 Years
“We’ve received fines for up to $2,000, up to $3,000,” he said. “This will be a great change for us.”