Newsstand application # 1377818, SEC 42nd Street and Broadway
WHEREAS, The applicant seeks a permit to install and operate a newsstand on SEC 42nd Street and Broadway; 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; and
WHEREAS, The proposed site is heavily congested with pedestrian traffic; and
WHEREAS, The proposed newsstand would negatively impact pedestrian traffic by creating further congestion; and
WHEREAS, Further impediment to pedestrian flow might cause people to walk out into the street, thus creating an unsafe condition; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application to install a newsstand on SEC 42nd Street and Broadway.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 32 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.