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381 Park Avenue South at 27th Street, Sarabeth's PAS LLC dba Sarabeth's, application for a new unenclosed sidewalk café with 23 tables and 46 seats

At the regularly scheduled monthly meeting of Community Board Five on Thursday, May 14, 2015, the Board passed the following resolution by a vote of 37 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.

WHEREAS, The applicant, Sarabeth's PAS LLC, dba Sarabeth's, is re-applying for an unenclosed sidewalk café with 23 tables and 46 seats; and

WHEREAS, The proposed sidewalk café would be located completely on 27th Street and therefore does not raise concerns about additional sidewalk cafes on Park Avenue South; and

WHEREAS, The application is compliant with DCA regulations; and

WHEREAS, The closing hours (tables and chairs folded, locked and/or put away) would be by 11:00pm every night; and

WHEREAS, The applicant will have no amplified sound at the café; and

WHEREAS, This particular Sarabeth's location has ample interior space for patrons waiting to be seated at the café as to alleviate any additional congestion on the street; and

WHEREAS, No comment or objection was raised by members of the public, nor have they received any complaints during the past two years of operation; therefore be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application by Sarabeth's for a revocable consent for an unenclosed sidewalk café at 381 Park Avenue South at 27th Street.

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