Street Permit Application (Altered) - Application for street fair by Midtown North and Midtown South explorers Clubs
WHEREAS, Community Board Five has received street activity applications for Midtown North Explorers Club, block party 45th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues, on Sunday, April 17; and Midtown South Precinct Explorers Club, block party 33rd Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues, on Saturday, April 23; and
WHEREAS, Community Board Five acknowledges the great contributions these organizations have made to New York City and CB5; and
WHEREAS, Community Board Five recognizes the significant negative impact a high number of street fair and street closures have on a neighborhood and the board is actively trying to reduce the number of street festivals in highly saturated areas; and
WHEREAS, Both organizations have agreed to combine their events into one event, utilizing 45th street between 5th Avenue and Broadway on Sunday April 17th; and
WHEREAS, Community Board Five recognizes the efforts of the applicants, Mardi Gras Festivals, and the community; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the above-mentioned applications with the condition that these proposed street fairs are altered and combined on 45th street between 5th Avenue and Broadway on Sunday April 17th.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 28 in favor; 0 opposed; 2 abstaining.