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Application by Community USA II, LLC for an unenclosed sidewalk cafe at 411 Park Avenue South featuring 6 tables and 12 chairs

At the regularly scheduled monthly Community Board Five meeting on Thursday, July 11, 2019, the
following resolution passed with a vote of 36 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining:

WHEREAS, Community USA II, LLC (“Applicant”) is applying for a new unenclosed sidewalk café (the
“Café”) license at 411 Park Avenue South; and

WHEREAS, In May 2019, Community Board Five entered into an affidavit with the Applicant for an onpremises
liquor license for the Applicant’s interior space; and

WHEREAS, The Café will consist of 6 tables and 12 chairs, with each table being a “two-top”; and

WHEREAS, The sidewalk in question has a width of 15’ and the Café footprint meets all of the
requirements for unobstructed pedestrian traffic according to DCA regulations; and

WHEREAS, Due diligence by Community Board Five, upon review of the application, noted that existing
foot traffic does not pose a congestion concern; and

WHEREAS, Public notices were posted at the Applicant’s location and the Applicant presented the
application at the public hearing, and the sole concerns and objections that were raised related to the
operation by previous operators; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application for a new unenclosed
sidewalk café at 411 Park Avenue South featuring 6 tables and 12 chairs.

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