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City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees

The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned. The Council’s Committee on Small Business, chaired by Bronx Councilman Mark Gjonaj, will hear on June 27 from local restaurateurs — and potentially from Grubhub reps themselves — how delivery apps’ fees and policies are affecting New York restaurants, he told The Post in an exclusive interview. “We’re trying to figure out ways for small businesses, these mom-and-pop shops, to keep their doors open,” Gjonaj said. “You never expect something like Grubhub to come in an ...