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Presentation of Bryant Park’s events Season– presenting its yearly events programming from October 2007 to August 2008

WHEREAS, Bryant Park Corporation came to Community Board Five to present its program and event plans for the October '07' through August 08 season, and

WHEREAS, The events presented consisted of a reasoned balance of public, private, corporate, large and small scale events, and includes the skating rink, the carrousel, the reading room, and the Good Morning America series (see attached programming schedule); and

WHEREAS, Bryant Park Corporation made every effort to inform the board of its plans in extensive detail; and

WHEREAS, Bryant Park Corporation has agreed to return to the Parks Committee and Community Board 5 and present any additional events to be schedules at the Park; and

WHEREAS, Bryant Park Conservancy demonstrated good faith in attempting to accommodate the expressed concerns of Community Board Five pertaining to the scale, scope, and character especially pertaining to the balance of public versus private events, and therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the Bryant Park Conservancy's proposed '07-'08 Season Calendar of Events.

The above resolution recommending approval by a vote of 28 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstention.

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