Union Square Partnership: Jazz in the Square - application to conduct musical performance series in Union Square Park on Tuesdays from June 12 through August 7, 2012
WHEREAS, Union Square Partnership has submitted an application to conduct their Jazz in the Square annual free lunchtime jazz performance series in the west-side seating area of Union Square Park on Tuesdays from June 12 through August 7, 2012, between the hours of 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM, requiring set-up to begin at 11:30 AM and clean-up to be completed by 2:00 PM; and
WHEREAS, Jazz in the Square events are free of charge and open to the public, and they are anticipated to attract approximately 600 participants; and do not utilize amplified sound; and
WHEREAS, the series is produced in partnership with the Parks Department and The New School, the latter of which provides student performers on a rotating basis who are currently enrolled in The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music's program.
WHEREAS, the Jazz in the Square event series has taken place previously in Union Square Park, with no complaints received by CB5; and
WHEREAS, Union Square Partnership has agreed that when presenting future event applications, that they will clearly state whether or not those events are occurring concurrently with previously approved special events; and
WHEREAS, If there are any material changes in the event from previous years, i.e. signage, set-up, scale, location, and/or ancillary activities, Union Square Partnership has agreed to return and present these changes to Community Board Five; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of Union Square Partnership's application to conduct their Jazz in the Square concert series in Union Square Park on Tuesdays from June 12 through August 7, 2012.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 34 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.