Bricka Bracka’s application to conduct a special event in Union Square Park on Friday August 14, 2009
WHEREAS, Community Board Five takes its role in the review of applications for Parks Special Events seriously and requests an opportunity to review the application before a permit is granted by the Parks Department Special Permit Office; and
WHEREAS, Bricka Bracka has submitted an application seeking permission to conduct a special event in the South Plaza of Union Square Park on Friday August 14, 2009 between the hours of 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM; and
WHEREAS, The event consists of a performance artist who will be painting on canvas and on jeans, while recorded music plays in the background; and
WHEREAS, As there is a requirement for amplified sound, the applicant is expected to obtain the necessary permits; and
WHEREAS, The proposed event is free of charge to all participants, and there will be no sale of merchandise or food; and
WHEREAS, Although the proposed event is scheduled for a Green Market day, the activities do not require a large amount of space, duration is brief and may offer some public benefit; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board 5 recommends approval of the application by Bricka Bracka to conduct a special event in Union Square Park on Friday August 14, 2009.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 35 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.