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Newsstand application # 13335111, SEC Park Ave and 33rd Street

WHEREAS, The applicant seeks a permit to install and operate a newsstand on SEC of Park Avenue and 33rd Street; and

WHEREAS, The applicant failed to appear at a regularly scheduled meeting and failed to address questions and concerns CB5 had about the application; and

WHEREAS, The proposed site falls within the CB5 moratorium on new street furniture on Park Avenue; and

WHEREAS, The area is already adequately served by the existing newsstand directly across the street at the NEC of Park and 33rd, area news boxes, and other local vendors in the Park Avenue corridor; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application to install a newsstand on SEC of Park Avenue and 33rd Street.

The above resolution passed  by a vote of 32 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.

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