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Consents & Variances

Fashion Institute of Technology, application to hold a fall festival on 27th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues, on Sunday, October 5, 2008.

WHEREAS, The applicant, FIT, wants to hold a fall block party on West 27th Street between 7th & 8th Avenues, on Sunday, October 5th 2008; and

WHEREAS, The applicant has been hosting a spring block party for 18 years without complaints; and

WHEREAS, The proposed event would be exactly mimicked on the existing event:

WHEREAS, Should the applicant reapply next year, the application will be denied if residents file complaints or express their opposition to the event; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the block party on West 27th Street between 7th & 8th Avenues on Sunday October 5th 2008 and be it further

RESOLVED, That complaints from residents and neighbors would result in denial of the application in future years.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 1 opposed; 1 abstaining.

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