Request for street sweeping on the south side of 16th b/t Union Sq and Irving.
WHEREAS, The block of East 16th Street bounded by Union Square East and Irving Place is a mixed-use street containing both residential and commercial buildings; and
WHEREAS, The need for street cleaning, due to the accumulation of trash and garbage in the street and on the sidewalks, has been demonstrated by residents of the street;
WHEREAS, Although the north side of said street is currently cleaned by the Department of Sanitation, the south side of the street is not; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends that the NYC Department of Sanitation, in cooperation with the NYC Department of Transportation so that the appropriate and necessary street signage is in place to permit doing so, expand street cleaning on the block of East 16th Street between Union Square East and Irving Place from solely the north side to include both the north and south sides of the street; and be it further
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends that the Department of Sanitation inspect the block of East 16th Street between Union Square East and Irving Place and contact the business and property owners located thereon in order to better enforce all applicable regulations regarding the cleaning of sidewalks on said bloc.
The above resolution passed with a vote of 32 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstaining.