Times Square Alliance application to conduct a Turkish Cultural Festival in Father Duffy Square on Monday September 28, 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 Monday September 28, 2009 between 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM with setup commencing at 9:00 AM and cleanup ending by 9:00 PM; and
WHEREAS, As exhibited in the applicants site plan, the event will require set-up of a 10’-0” X 20’-0” X 2’-0” stage, and four 10’-0” X 10’-0” tents; and
WHEREAS, The proposed event is free of charge to all spectators, will include dance performances, non-amplified music, and display of Turkish crafts, and there will be no sale of merchandise; and
WHEREAS, There will be minimal signage, the event does not have a commercial intent, and is similar in nature to other small scale cultural festivals of which Community Board Five has been supportive; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the application by Times Square Alliance to conduct the Turkish Cultural Festival in Father Duffy Square on Monday September 28, 2009
The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 1 opposed; 1 abstaining.