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File #: RES PH 16-236    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/3/2016
Title: Approving the application of Summer Winter Studios LLC for a sound level variance in order to present a live concert with amplified music on Saturday, August 6, 2016 during the Summer Winter Summer Blowout at Vandalia Tower Plaza, 550 Vandalia Street.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Ward: Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Notice to Property Owners, 5. List of Property Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Summer Winter Studios LLC for a sound level variance in order to present a live concert with amplified music on Saturday, August 6, 2016 during the Summer Winter Summer Blowout at Vandalia Tower Plaza, 550 Vandalia Street.

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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, Summer Winter Studios LLC, represented by Levi Stugelmeyer, Owner, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, at a requested sound level limit of 105 dBA at no specified distance, to present a live concert with amplified music at Vandalia Tower Plaza, 550 Vandalia Street; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance for the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2016, during the Summer Winter Summer Blowout at the Vandalia Tower Plaza, 550 Vandalia Street; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present a live concert with amplified music at the Vandalia Tower Plaza, 550 Vandalia Street; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has reviewed the application and has made recommendations regarding conditions for the variance, which include a reduced dBA; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby grants a variance to Summer Winter Studios LLC, subject to the following conditions:

1)  The variance shall be for the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2016.

2)  All electronically powered equipment used i...

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