The Madison Square Park Post Parade Events
WHEREAS, The above applicants seek to hold post-parade events in Madison Square Park and on certain streets surrounding the park, causing the closure of Madison Avenue between 23rd and 26th streets; 23rd, 24th, and 25th streets between Park and Madison Avenues; and 26th Street between Park and 5th Avenues; and
WHEREAS, These events have been held for many years; and
WHEREAS, Organizers for each of these events have worked with SAPO, members of Community Board Five and the Madison Square Park Conservancy to attempt to alleviate any past issues; and
WHEREAS, Each organizer has signed a Statement of Compliance acknowledging their understanding and acceptance of the Policy on Madison Square Park Events, CB5's newly adopted requirements for holding such events in and around Madison Square Park; and
WHEREAS, Each organizer has provided a detailed plan and layout of their event; including sanitation, security, and post-event clean-up; and
WHEREAS, Each organizer has agreed to notify the residential buildings surrounding the park one week prior to their event; and
WHEREAS, Each organizer has agreed to meet with representatives of Community Board Five and the Madison Square Park Conservancy on-site two weeks prior to their respective event to work out operational details and anticipate any concerns; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the 2012 post-parade events in and around Madison Square Park for Sikh Cultural Society, Philippine Independence Day Council Inc., Pakistan Day Festival, Muslim Foundation of America, and Federation of Indian Association.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.