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Federation of Turkish American Association, Inc. – application to hold a folk dance

WHEREAS, Federation of Turkish American Associations, Inc. has applied for a special event permit to hold Folk Dance Performance in Bryant Park on Wednesday, May 18, 2005; and

WHEREAS, Set-up would begin at 9:00 am, the event itself will run from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and clean up will conclude by 3:30 p.m.; and

WHEREAS, The event would be held in the area near the fountain on the west side of the park; and

WHEREAS, The applicant has informed the Committee that no fees will be charged and no food or merchandise will be sold; and

WHEREAS, Approximately 400 spectators are anticipated throughout the day; and

WHEREAS, The applicant is using amplified sound, understands the concerns of the community regarding the use of amplified sound and has agreed to obtain and abide by the terms a sound permit from the New York Police Department; and

WHEREAS, the applicant has agreed to leave the park cleaner than it was found; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of a special events permit for Federation of Turkish American Associations, Inc. to hold a Folk Dance performance in Bryant Park. 

The above resolution passed with a vote of 22 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.  

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