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Street Permit Applications - altered: Meretz/Israeli Civil Rights Education Fund, on Lexington Avenue, between 34th and 42nd Streets on Saturday, June 4

WHEREAS, Community Board Five has passed a resolution requiring that all sponsoring organizations of street fairs be indigenous to Community Board Five; and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five has further defined that requirement as "having a physical street address within Community Board Five"; and

WHEREAS, Over the past several years, SAPO has used best efforts to relocated street fairs so that events take place within the board where the sponsoring entity holds its business address; and

WHEREAS, The sponsors for the above-mentioned applications are not located within Community Board Five, but are located in neighboring Community Board Four; and

WHEREAS, The applicant has agreed to move their street fair to 6th Avenue between 23rd and 31st Streets; and

WHEREAS, The new proposed location is adjacent to both CB4 and CB5; and

WHEREAS, This location is in the same neighborhood as the applicant's street address; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends DENIAL of this application UNLESS it is moved to 6th Avenue between 23rd and 31st streets on Saturday June 4, 2011.

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

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