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File #: RES PH 12-238    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/15/2012
Title: Approving the application of the Public Works Department for a sound level variance in order to operate general construction/demolition equipment and domestic power tools at the Lexington Avenue overpass between Burgess Street and Pierce Butler Route on August 30 & 31 and September 3, 4 & 5, 2012.
Sponsors: Melvin Carter III
Attachments: 1. Lex Bridge Construct SLV Application.pdf, 2. Lex Bridge Construct ENS.pdf, 3. Lex Bridge Construct Applicant Notification.pdf, 4. Lex Bridge Construct District Council 6 Notification Letter.pdf, 5. Lex Bridge Construct Map.pdf, 6. Lex Bridge Construct Property Owner List.pdf, 7. Lex Bridge Construct Property Owner Example.pdf
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Approving the application of the Public Works Department for a sound level variance in order to operate general construction/demolition equipment and domestic power tools at the Lexington Avenue overpass between Burgess Street and Pierce Butler Route on August 30 & 31 and September 3, 4 & 5, 2012.

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WHEREAS, Chapter 293 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code was enacted to regulate the subject of noise in the City of Saint Paul; and

WHEREAS, §293.09 provides for the granting of variances from the sound level limitations contained in §293.07, upon a finding by the City Council that full compliance with Chapter 293 would constitute an unreasonable hardship on the applicant, other persons or on the community; and

WHEREAS, City of Saint Paul, Public Works, represented by Glenn Pagel, Project Manager, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance to operate general construction/demolition equipment and domestic power tools at the Lexington Avenue overpass between Burgess Street and Pierce Butler Route on August 30 & 31 and September 3, 4 & 5, 2012; and

WHEREAS, in order to meet required completion dates and to minimize disruption to businesses, the public and adjoining property owners, the applicant is seeking a variance from August 30 & 31 and September 3, 4 & 5, 2012 at the Lexington Avenue overpass between Burgess Street and Pierce Butler Route; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance, it will not be able to operate general construction/demolition equipment and domestic power tools to do the needed repair work on the Lexington Avenue overpass; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI) has reviewed the application and has made recommendations regarding conditions for the variance; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby grants a variance to the City of Saint Paul, Public Works, subject to the following conditions:

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