The Epoch Times, application to hold a street festival on Sunday, July 2, on Lexington Avenue, between 54th and 53rd Streets.
WHEREAS, The Epoch Times has filed an application to hold a street festival on Sunday, July 2nd on Lexington Avenue, between 54th and 53rd Streets; and
WHEREAS, The Epoch Times is a new applicant; and
WHEREAS, This area is already host to a number of street fairs, and Community Board Five would like to see new applicants for street fairs be directed to more suitable and less often used locations; and
WHEREAS, Community Board Five is concerned about traffic in this area, and these problems multiply when this major thoroughfare is closed; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application by The Epoch Times to hold a street festival at the above location, and urges the Street Activity Permit Office to work with the applicant to find a more suitable and less used location.
The above resolution passed with a vote of 20 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.