Street Solicitations

At a Regular Meeting of the Common Council of the City of Plattsburgh, New York held March 12, 2009 the following resolution was introduced:
By: Councilor Valintine; Second: Councilor Carpenter

RESOLVED that all previous resolutions regarding Street Solicitations; Street Drives, Coin Drives, etc. (hereinafter: Street Solicitations) are hereby set aside; and further:

RESOLVED that the following conditions, rules, and process apply from this date forward:

1. Street Solicitations are permitted at the following locations only;
U.S. Avenue - Elizabeth Street
Beekman Street - Cornelia Street
Margaret Street at Sailly Avenue and Boynton Avenue

2. Street Solicitations may be conducted on Saturdays only and shall be limited to two (2) per month throughout the period May 
through September. Consideration will be given to requests from registered non-profit/not-for-profit associations or organizations on a first-come, first-served basis. No organization may request more than one street solicitation date within a 
calendar year.

3. No "rain dates" may be reserved and no dates will be assigned which would result in street solicitations occurring on 
consecutive Saturdays.

4. Participants must be sixteen years of age or older and must carry, wear, or display materials, signs, or badges, etc. identifying  their organization. Organizations shall request, pick up, and return an appropriate number of "safety cones" from the Public
Works Department for placement between the lanes, 2 per street, approaching the intersections so as to adequately warn 
motorists to the activity occurring.

5. Street solicitations shall be permitted only between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

6. An organization must apply on the form provided by the City Clerk at least four (4) weeks in advance of the requested date and will be given a copy of this resolution and a sketch of the permitted intersections and locations.

7. Organization must submit an appropriate certificate of insurance in accordance with the City's existing requirements for "Users of Facilities".

Dates will be confirmed only upon receipt of the required insurance certificate, and after notice to the Police Department and
Common Council by the City Clerk.

On Roll Call: all affirmative CARRIED 

DATES AVAILABLE FOR 2018:
May 5 May 19
June 2 June 16
July 14 July 28
August 11 August 25
September 15 September 29

NOTE: Applications will not be accepted until February 1. Please be sure to complete the event application, Hosting a Community Event.