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Sisa Pakari Cultural Center request to conduct a cultural celebration in Union Square Park

WHEREAS, Community Board Five takes its role in the review of applications for Parks Special Events seriously and requests an opportunity to review the application before a permit is granted by the Parks Department Special Permit Office; and

WHEREAS, Sisa Pakari Cultural Center has submitted an application seeking permission for a special event to be conducted in the South Plaza of Union Square Park on Sunday July 26, 2009 between the hours of 11:30 AM and 3:00 PM; and

WHEREAS, The applicant was invited, yet failed to attend Community Board Five’s Parks Committee meeting on May 4, 2009 to present their proposal for review; and

WHEREAS, Any questions that the committee might have regarding this event could not be addressed; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application by Sisa Pakari Cultural Center to hold a special event in Union Square Park on Sunday July 26, 2009.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.

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