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Consents & Variances

Union Square Hospitality Group

WHEREAS, Union Square Hospitality Group has applied for:

WHEREAS, The applicant remains aware of the continuing concerns of the residential community about noise, litter, property damage, and security as they relate to the use of Madison Square Park for large-scale special events; and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five is aware of the problems caused by the unparalleled number of additional events of street activities in the Madison Square area; and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five recommends that the applicant continue to hold the event on 26th Street, to the 2 blocks, between 5th and Park Avenues on the north end of Madison Square Park; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application by Union Square Hospitality Group a Street Activity and Parks Special Event permit.

The above resolution passed with a vote of 15 in favor, 8 opposed, 2 abstentions.

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