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Altered Street Permit Applications - Application for Street fair by 14th street-Union Square LDC

WHEREAS, Community Board Five has received street activity applications for 14th Street-Union Square LDC, on Park Avenue South, between 17th and 23rd Streets, on Saturday, July 9

WHEREAS, Community Board Five acknowledges the great contributions this organization has made to New York City and CB5,

WHEREAS, in order to be fair and impartial, Community Board Five adheres to the policy of not judging street fair applications on the merits of the organization but on facts such as business address of organization and impact on the community,

WHEREAS, Community Board Five recognizes the significant negative impact that the closure of Park Avenue South would have on the surrounding community; and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five requests that 14th Street-Union Square LDC moves the festival from Park Avenue South to Broadway between 17th and 23rd Streets on Saturday July 9th; and

WHEREAS, the applicant has agreed to the afore mentioned change of venue; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the above-mentioned applications unless the proposed street fair is relocated to Broadway between 17th and 23rd Streets on Saturday July 9th.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 28 in favor; 0 opposed; 2 abstaining.

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