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File #: RES PH 17-226    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/6/2017
Title: Approving the application of Leon Dulak, Midwest Renewable Energy Association, for a sound level variance in order to provide amplified music and the use of a sound system on Friday, September 8; Saturday, September 9; and Sunday, September 10, 2017 during the Energy Fair MN at Harriet Island.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Notice to Property Owners, 5. List of Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Leon Dulak, Midwest Renewable Energy Association, for a sound level variance in order to provide amplified music and the use of a sound system on Friday, September 8; Saturday, September 9; and Sunday, September 10, 2017 during the Energy Fair MN 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, Midwest Renewable Energy Association, represented by Leon Dulak, Site Manager, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, for 90 dBA at no specified distance, to provide amplified music and the use of a sound system for announcements, and musical performances at Harriet Island; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 8, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 9, and from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2017, with a pre-event sound check at 10:00 a.m. each day during the Energy Fair MN at Harriet Island; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance they will not be able to provide the use of a sound system and amplified music at Harriet Island; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections 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 Leon Dulak, Site Manager for the Energy Fair MN at Harriet Island subject to the following conditions:

1) The variance shall be for the ...

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