Palestine Action Union Square East – application to hold demonstration in Union Square Park
WHEREAS, The Palestine Action Union has applied for special events permit for rallies in the southeast triangle of Union Square Park on Saturdays from January to March, 2009; and
WHEREAS, The applicant has held these demonstrations in Union Square Park for many years without complaints, leaving the southeast triangle liter-free and undamaged, were non-confrontational in style, and did not exceed thirty participants; and
WHEREAS, The demonstrations are held from 3 pm to 6 pm, requiring no set-up or clean-up time; therefore be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of special event permits for the Palestine Action Union to hold demonstrations in the southeast triangle of Union Square Park on Saturdays from January to March, 2009.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 29 in favor; 0 opposed; 2 abstaining.