Church of Scientology, on 46th Street, bet. Broadway and 8th Avenues, Sunday, June 27
WHEREAS, Community Board Five has received the following applications for street festivals:
WHEREAS, Church of Scientology has applied for a permit to conduct a block party, on 46th Street, bet. Broadway and 8th Avenues, Sunday, June 27, and
WHEREAS, Church of Scientology is headquartered on that block, and
WHEREAS, Church of Scientology has held this event for 7 years, and
WHEREAS, Two theaters, the Lunt-Fontanne and the Richard Rodgers, are located on this block, as well as the exit doors for the Imperial Theater, and
WHEREAS, in 2009, opposition against street fairs on West 46th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue on matinee days was voiced by the theaters, and
WHEREAS, Community Board 5 encourages applicant and businesses located on the block to engage in dialogue to find solutions, and mitigate the negative impact these events have on their surroundings, therefore be it,
RESOLVED, that Community Board Five recommends approval of the Church of Scientology block party this year with the understanding that in 2011, the event will be approved only if a letter of no objection is provided by all theaters located on the block.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 35 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.