Request for Street Cleaning on 32nd Street between Park Avenue and Seventh Avenue.
WHEREAS, The blocks of East and West 32nd Street bounded by Park Avenue on the east and Seventh Avenue on the west are mixed-use streets containing mostly commercial but also some residential buildings, and are highly-trafficked by pedestrians visiting the restaurants and commercial establishments as well as traveling to and from Penn Station; and
WHEREAS, The need for street cleaning, due to the accumulation of trash and garbage in the street, has been demonstrated by residents of the street; and
WHEREAS, The streets are not currently cleaned by the Department of Sanitation, but the streets' residents have advised that the Department that they would be supportive of street-cleaning on a twice-weekly basis; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends that the Department of Sanitation expand street cleaning on the blocks of East and West 32nd Street between Park Avenue and Seventh Avenue, on both the north and south sides of the street; and be it further
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends that the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Transportation coordinate parking regulations on said streets in order to permit street-cleaning during the late night and/or early morning hours.
The above resolution passed with a vote of 40 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstaining.