CASA DO BRASIL APPLICATION FOR A STREET FESTIVAL ON WEST 43RD STREET BET. 5TH AND 6TH AVENUES, ON SUNDAY, JUNE 23RD.
At the regularly scheduled monthly meeting of Community Board Five on Thursday, February 14, 2013, the Board passed the following resolution by a vote of 32 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining:
WHEREAS, Casa Do Brasil seeks a permit to hold a single block event on 43rd Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues on Sunday June 23rd, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The applicant seeks this permit as part of the celebration of Brasil's heritage and an outreach to those who may be in need or interested in participating with Casa Do Brasil; and
WHEREAS, The proposed event would have staging and amplified sound; and
WHEREAS, The event would have as many as 80 diverse cultural food and informational vendors as well as merchandise vendors; and
WHEREAS, The event is to be held from 10:00am to 4:00 p.m., with set up beginning no earlier than 8:00 a.m. and breakdown completed no later than 6:00 p.m.; and
WHEREAS, The applicant has agreed to have their own sanitation team in addition to their contacting the SDNY; and
WHEREAS, The organizers have agreed to ensure that the required 15 ft of emergency vehicle passage will be maintained at all times; and
WHEREAS, The organizers have agreed to maintain compliance with all SAPO regulations on street fairs; therefore be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application by Casa Do Brasil for a street festival on west 43rd Street bet. 5th and 6th Avenues, on Sunday, June 23rd.