Gallery Church of Manhattan, application to conduct special events in the south plaza of Union Square Park and in Madison Square Park on Monday, March 21, Tuesday, June 14 and Monday, June 27, 2011
WHEREAS, Gallery Church of Manhattan, a not-for-profit organization, has submitted applications to conduct surveys and take photographs of some willing participants in both Union Square Park and Madison Square Park on Monday March 21, Tuesday June 14 and Monday June 27, 2011, from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM; and
WHEREAS, These events would require only a small footprint to accommodate the set-up of a table with some information about the Futures Project, and these tables would be set-up in the south plaza of Union Square Parks and also near the fountain in the north of Madison Square Park; and
WHEREAS, The applicant has had experience in conducting these events, including once in early 2010 in Union Square Park and on three other occasions in the last two years; and
WHEREAS, The surveys and portraits would be used in Gallery Church's "Futures Project" art installment at their Salt Space located at 1160 Broadway at 27th Street; and
WHEREAS, The proposed special events are brief in duration, require only a small footprint, would be free of charge and open to the public, and these are participatory and cultural in nature; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of Gallery Church of Manhattan's applications to conduct their Futures Project events in Union Square Park and in Madison Square Park on Monday March 21, Tuesday June 14 and Monday March 27, 2011, from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 29 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.