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Evantage Event Production, application for art installation in Union Square south plaza

WHEREAS, Evantage Event Production has applied for a special events permit to produce a temporary art installation in a tent in Union Square Park on the south plaza; and

WHEREAS, The proposed event is a commercial promotional event marketing Aveeno Lotions which would occupy the south plaza for a total of five days from January 21-25, 2007; and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five has is already on record expressing its concern regarding increases in congestion and commercial activity in its parks; and

WHEREAS, The event is clearly one with a commercial purpose; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application by Evantage Event Production to produce a promotional art installation on the south plaza of Union Square Park from January 21-25, 2007.

The above resolution passed with a vote of 31 in favor, 5 opposed, 1 abstention.  

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