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File #: RES PH 16-275    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/7/2016
Title: Approving the application of Michael Keuler, Event Coordinator for Color Vibe, for a sound level variance in order to present announcements and music on Saturday, October 15, 2016 for the Color Vibe 5K Event at Harriet Island.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Notice to Property Owners, 5. List of Property Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
Title
Approving the application of Michael Keuler, Event Coordinator for Color Vibe, for a sound level variance in order to present announcements and music on Saturday, October 15, 2016 for the Color Vibe 5K Event at Harriet Island.

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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, Color Vibe, Color Vibe 5K Event, represented by Michael Keuler, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance to present announcements and music at Harriet Island; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance, at a requested sound level limit of 90 dBA at 75 feet, for the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with a pre-event sound check from 7:00 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. on October 15, 2016 during the Color Vibe 5K Event; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified music at Harriet Island; and

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby grants a variance to Color Vibe, Michael Keuler, Color Vibe 5K Event, subject to the following conditions:

1) The variance shall be for the hours of 7:00 a.m.to 11:00 a.m. on October 15, 2016.

2) All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 90 dBA as measured at 75 feet from the sound source.

3) The applicant shall provide personnel and equipment who shall provide continuous sound level monitoring at each sound mix during the hours of the variance.

4) All electronically powered equipment, PA systems, loudspeakers or similar devices shall be turned off no later than 11:00 a.m. on the event date.
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