An upstate New York City has denied a permit to imagine the Woodstock 50 festival on a local horse lane, as the application is too late and incomplete.
The organizers can complain about the refusal of approval of the city's planning card within five days, Lawyer Vernon Town Vincent Rossi said Tuesday. Organizers did not respond promptly to comments requests.
One day after the opponents of the three-day festival, the rejection was packed a Vernon Town Board meeting on Monday night, expressing concerns about rural safety and traffic. Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol told the audience that it would be impossible to secure public security at such short notice.
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The Vernon Down racetrack and casino emerged as a possible place for the 1
A festival at Vernon Downs could be up to 65,000 people as opposed to the 150,000 planned for Watkins Glen and it would not be equipped with camping.
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Prior to the approval rejected, Woodstock 50 President Greg Peck announced on Tuesday that the group is working with law enforcement and public security officials to resolve concerns.
"We are convinced that this careful planning and consideration of societal aspects will result in a secure world-class festival," Peck said in a prepared re
The festival has faced other setbacks, including the loss of a financial partner and a production company.
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] Last month, state health officials said they had received a mass collection permit application for the festival. But they said Tuesday that this type of permit was not required as there would be no camping.
The festival still needs to ensure that it meets public health requirements for public collections of over 5,000 people and must obtain permission.
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New York Health Authorities say they rate information submitted by Woodstock 50 in collaboration with local officials.