Union Square Partnership/Sephora application to hold an event on the North Plaza
WHEREAS, Sephora, a retail cosmetic company which is opening a new store on Park Avenue South, has applied to the Parks Department for a permit to hold an event on the North Plaza of Union Square Park on Thursday, June 23, 2005, between 3:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.; and
WHEREAS, The applicant is holding this event in support of the Union Square Partnership; and
WHEREAS, The applicant has agreed to have minimal signage and that no services or merchandise will be sold; and
WHEREAS, The applicant will include a tent dedicated to disseminating information regarding the renovation of the North End of Union Square Park; and
WHEREAS, The applicant has agreed that its support for the Union Square Partnership will appear on all written material, and there will be no access to the retail website at the event; and
WHEREAS, The music, provided by the applicant without charge, will start at 5:00 p.m. so as not to disturb the workplaces surrounding the park and will not include a DJ or stage; and
WHEREAS, The applicant has agreed that only half of the North Plaza will be used; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the application by Sephora to hold an event on the North Plaza of Union Square Park on June 23, 2005 due to the unique circumstances described above.
The above resolution passed with a vote of 16 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.