Times Square Alliance application to conduct Broadway Salutes event in Father Duffy Square on Tuesday September 22, 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, Times Square Alliance has submitted an application seeking permission to conduct a special event in Father Duffy Square on Tuesday September 22, 2009 between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM; and
WHEREAS, The proposed special event, known as Broadway Salutes, is an activity that is a part of Back2Broadway Month, a celebration of the new theatre season; and
WHEREAS, Broadway Salutes, a ceremony to honor individuals who have been active in the in the theatre industry for over 25 years is open to the public, is free of charge to all spectators; and
WHEREAS, There will be minimal signage, 400 chairs will be set-up, there is a requirement for amplified sound, and clean-up is expected to be completed by 11:00 PM; and
WHEREAS, Community Board 5 has a strong commitment to supporting and promoting the vitality of the New York City theatre community; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the application by Times Square Alliance to conduct the Broadway Salutes event in Father Duffy Square on Tuesday September 22, 2009.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 1 opposed; 1 abstaining.