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File #: RES PH 16-279    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/7/2016
Title: Approving the application of Catholic Schools Center of Excellence (CSCOE), All School Mass, for a sound level variance to present a Mass with worship music and amplified music playing after the Mass with use of a public address system outdoors on Thursday, September 22, 2016, with a pre-event sound check on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at CHS Field, 360 Broadway Street.
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, 7. Huke email
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Approving the application of Catholic Schools Center of Excellence (CSCOE), All School Mass, for a sound level variance to present a Mass with worship music and amplified music playing after the Mass with use of a public address system outdoors on Thursday, September 22, 2016, with a pre-event sound check on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at CHS Field, 360 Broadway 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, the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence, represented by Gail Dorn, CSCOE and Diana Brasch, Event Director, who have been designated as the responsible persons on the application, have applied for a variance, at a requested sound level limit of 100 dBA at no specified distance, to present a Mass with worship music and amplified music playing after the Mass with use of a public address system at CHS Field, 360 Broadway Street; and

WHEREAS, applicants are seeking a variance for the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2016, with a pre-event sound check from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 to present amplified music and use of a public address system outdoors, for a Mass with worship music and amplified music playing after the Mass during this Event; and

WHEREAS, if applicants are not granted a variance applicants will not be able to present outdoor amplified music with use of a public address system outdoors at CHS Field, 360 Broadway Street; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has reviewed the application and has made recommendations regarding conditions for the variance; now, theref...

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