Lead Dog Marketing's application to conduct a special event near Madison Square Park on Sunday May 1, 2011, in association with a charity walk benefitting the March of Dimes.
WHEREAS, Lead Dog Marketing has proposed a March of Dimes Walk, on Madison Avenue from East 23rd Street through East 26th Street, contiguous to the eastern border of Madison Square Park, on Sunday May 1, 2011, from 8:00 AM until 12:00 noon; and
WHEREAS, Set up for the proposed event would begin at 3:00 AM; and
WHEREAS, The event would not be conducted inside Madison Square Park, but would be conducted just adjacent to the park, on a closed portion of Madison Avenue; and
WHEREAS, The event would be the conclusion of a walk begun elsewhere, and participants would be given water and refreshments; and
WHEREAS, March of Dimes literature would be distributed to observers and participants; and
WHEREAS, There would be a small stage erected on Madison Avenue for use by March of Dimes speakers, and this would require the use of amplified sound; and
WHEREAS, There would not be large corporate sponsor signage; and
WHEREAS, Since this would be the conclusion of the walk, participants are expected to quickly disperse after receiving refreshments; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of Lead Dog Marketing's application to conduct a special event near Madison Square Park on Sunday May 1, 2011, from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM in association with a charity walk benefitting the March of Dimes.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 25 in favor; 3 opposed; 1 abstaining.