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St. Francis Food Pantry Block Party, on West 33rd Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues, on Saturday, November 13.

WHEREAS, The applicant wants to organize a block party on Saturday, November 13th 2010, and

WHEREAS, Set up would start at 8am, and break down would be completed by 7pm, and

WHEREAS, The proposed event would have 1000 expected visitors throughout the day, and

WHEREAS, The proposed event would have 8 food vendors, and 50 to 60 vendors, portable generators, and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five is unfairly burdened with street closures for street activity permits, parades, film permits and other such events, 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 St. Francis Food Pantries & Shelters, application to hold a block party on West 33rd Street between 6th & 7th Avenues, November 13th, 2010.

The above resolution passed  by a vote of 42 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.

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