Montgomery business owner’s dreams to open ice cream trailer turns into nightmare

MONTGOMERY, Texas (KTRK) — A man attempting to open an ice cream trailer in the historic district of Montgomery said city leadership has taken back their approval to open and operate his business.

Over the last year, Bill Clevenger has purchased land and a trailer. He had it wrapped, had inspections done and got permits for Texas Twist and Shakes, which he hoped to open in the next few weeks.

“I’ve jumped through every hoop,” Clevenger said. “I’ve done everything they wanted me to do. I’m approved. I’ve done it all.”

Clevenger wanted to open the ice cream trailer in the historic district because of its walkability. So far, he said people in the community have been reaching out to him excited about the ice cream shop opening. He’s even had nonprofits contact him for partnerships.

Even before he opened his place, he allowed Wilderlove Coffee to open their trailer on his property, which started serving customers about two weeks ago.

This week, Clevenger said…

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