MMG Mardiks, in partnership with the Madison Sq Park Conservancy
WHEREAS, MMG Mardiks, in partnership with The Madison Square Park Conservancy has applied for a special event permit to host a Colorado Tourism event in Madison Square Park on Friday, April 11, 2007 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and
WHEREAS, The event will involve numerous free and interactive events for the public, including unamplified acoustic live musical performances, free food and cooking demonstrations, virtual skiing, golf, massage, a live bird exhibit, virtual mountain biking, virtual white water rafting and other activities, none branded to any commercial entity, and all designed to represent recreation in all four seasons in Colorado; and
WHEREAS, The proposed exhibition will require a Thursday setup; and
WHEREAS, The applicant has agreed to limit or eliminate any and all signage indicating corporate sponsorship and to allow the Community Board, through the Parks Committee, to approve such signage; and
WHEREAS, This is intended to be a one time event; and
WHEREAS, Applicant will not be selling any merchandise, and will supply security and personnel to clean up, will obtain liability waivers from all participants in its activities, is making a substantial contribution to the Madison Square Park Conservancy and has shown an attitude of cooperation and compromise with Community Board 5 and its requirements; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of this event application by MMG Mardiks, in partnership with The Madison Square Park Conservancy, for a special event permit to host a Colorado Tourism event in Madison Square Park on Friday, April 11, 2008, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 25 in favor; 8 opposed; 1 abstaining.