APPLICATION FROM MCKINNEY FOR “ELECTRONIC PRODUCT LAUNCH,” A COMMERCIAL EVENT IN HERALD SQUARE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
At the regularly scheduled monthly meeting of Community Board Five on Thursday, January 16, 2014, the following resolution passed with a unanimous vote of 27 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining:
WHEREAS, McKinney ("Applicant") has submitted an application to hold "Electronic Product Launch," a commercial event in Herald Square on Monday, February 24, 2014; and
WHEREAS, Applicant failed to adequately submit information about the event, including the identity of the commercial sponsors; and
WHEREAS, Applicant was requested to appear at CB5's Parks Committee meeting on January 6, 2014 to present their application for review, yet failed to attend; and
WHEREAS, CB5 takes its role in the review of applications for special events in our parks seriously and substantively reviews the applications in order to provide input to the Parks Department; and
WHEREAS, Because of the failure by the Applicant to participate in this review process, CB5 and the public in general was denied the opportunity to learn about this event, ask questions, and provide input, resulting in the Committee's automatic denial pursuant to Community Board Five policy; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends denial of the application from McKinney for "Electronic Product Launch," a commercial event in Herald Square on Monday, February 24, 2014.