New York Japanese American Lions Club Charities, Inc., application to hold a block party on 41st Street, between Madison and 5th Avenues, on Sunday, October 3, 2010.
WHEREAS, The applicant wants to organize a block party on Sunday October 3rd 2010; and
WHEREAS, The proposed event would have 5000 expected visitors throughout the day; and
WHEREAS, The proposed event would have 10 food vendors (alcohol would be served by 1 vendor), and a variety of vendors, amplified sound, portable generators, a stage and a tent; and
WHEREAS, Community Board 5 is unfairly burdened with street closures for street activity permits, parades, film permits and such, and is opposed to street closures for any new block party or street festival; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the block party for New York Japanese American Lions Club Charities, Inc, on 41st Street, between Madison and 5th Avenues, on Sunday, October 3rd 2010.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 26 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.