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Madison Square Conservancy, Event Application.

WHEREAS, Community Board Five has expressed on going concern with the size, scope and frequency of several commercial events conducted by the Madison Square Park Conservancy ("Conservancy") over the past year; and

WHEREAS,  In an effort to address these concerns the Conservancy has agreed with the Community Board Five Parks Committee to provide a comprehensive list of Conservancy sponsored events in the beginning of January of each year; and

WHEREAS, The Conservancy has submitted event plans with generally the same genre of events, same frequency and form as 2006, with one notable exception to be addressed below; and

WHEREAS, The Conservancy uses best efforts to work with the local community, Community Board and other concerned stake holder to address issues which arise during the programs presented throughout the year; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the 2007 Public Program Agenda submitted by the Conservancy with the following exceptions, caveats and requests:

The above resolution passed with a vote of 36 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.

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