Times Square Alliance application to secure the area of Father Duffy Square for the viewing of the Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday November 26, 2009
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, Times Square Alliance has submitted an application seeking permission to conduct a special event in Father Duffy Square on Thursday November 26, 2009 between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM, with setup commencing at 7:00 AM and cleanup ending by 2:00 PM; and
WHEREAS, The purpose of the application for this special event is to secure the area of Father Duffy Square to enable viewing of the Thanksgiving Day Parade; and
WHEREAS, The proposed event is free of charge to all spectators, does not involve the sale of food or merchandise, does not seem to have a commercial intent; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the application by Times Square Alliance to secure the area of Father Duffy Square for the viewing of the Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday November 26, 2009
The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 1 opposed; 1 abstaining.