The Flatiron BID and Department Of Transportation plans and designs for two food and beverage kiosks on the Flatiron pedestrian plazas, north and south
WHEREAS, The Flatiron BID is proposing to have two new food Kiosks installed in the pedestrian plazas North of and adjacent to the Flatiron Building; and
WHEREAS, The Kiosk on the north plaza between 23rd and 24th streets would be operated and maintained by the owners of Ilili restaurant; and
WHEREAS, This kiosk would serve a selection of Mediterranean sandwiches, juices, and teas; and
WHEREAS, The kiosk on the south plaza, adjacent to the Flatiron Building, between 22nd and 23rd Streets would be operated and maintained by the owners of Benvenuto Café; and
WHEREAS, This kiosk would serve fresh baked goods, coffees, teas, smoothies, and a selection of international papers; and
WHEREAS, Both Kiosks would be open year round, weather permitting; and
WHEREAS, Both Kiosk owners would be responsible for cleanup in and around their respective Kiosk areas; and
WHEREAS, The Flatiron BID would continue to oversee the maintenance, cleanup, and beautification of these plazas; and
WHEREAS, The Flatiron BID was not obliged to come before the board, but did so to elicit comments and feedback on the proposed kiosks; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five approves of the two new food Kiosks installed in the pedestrian plazas North of and adjacent to the Flatiron Building. and be it further
RESOLVED, that Community Board Five appreciates its role in reviewing pedestrian plazas sub-concession agreements and would like to continue to be included in the review process as these agreements are renewed.
The above resolution passed with a vote of 34 in favor, 2 opposed, 1 abstention.