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Union Square Partnership, application to hold film festival in Union square Park

WHEREAS, The Union Square Partnership has applied for a permit to hold a film festival in Union Square Park; and

WHEREAS, The movies will be screened on Sunday, September 25, 2005; and

WHEREAS, The time will be limited to 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.; and

WHEREAS, Overall attendance is anticipated to be 500; and

WHEREAS, A quiet generator will be used to provide power; and

WHEREAS, Cleanup will end before midnight and setup will not begin before 10am; and

WHEREAS, Sound volume is not expected to exceed normal conditions in the area; and

WHEREAS, Sponsorship information will be limited to onscreen stills between films; and

WHEREAS, The movies are pre-screened for general adult audiences; and

WHEREAS, The applicant for the past six years held a festival with no major complaints; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Community Board Five recommends approval of the film festival as submitted.

The above resolution passed with a vote of 26 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.

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