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File #: RES PH 17-276    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/20/2017
Title: Approving the application of Twin Cities in Motion for nine sound level variances in order to present amplified sound for announcements, speakers and music on Saturday, September 30, 2017 and Sunday, October 1, 2017 during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Event 2017 at the following locations: State Capitol Complex, 75 Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; and eight other locations from Mississippi River Boulevard and Marshall Avenue east along Summit Avenue to Selby Avenue.
Sponsors: Russ Stark, Dai Thao, Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 1, Ward - 2, Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Map, 3. ENS-Union Park District Council, 4. ENS-Summit University Planning District, 5. ENS-CapitolRiver Council, 6. Capitol Complex.Notice to Owners, 7. Capitol Complex.List of Owners, 8. MRB & Marshall.Notice to Owners, 9. MRB & Marshall.List of Owners, 10. Summit & Cretin-Cleveland.Notice to Owners, 11. Summit & Cretin-Cleveland.List of Owners, 12. Summit & Prior-Howell.Notice to Owners, 13. Summit & Prior-Howell.List of Owners, 14. Summit & Saratoga-Fry.Notice to Owners, 15. Summit & Saratoga-Fry.List of Owners, 16. Summit & Hamline-Syndicate.Notice to Owners, 17. Summit & Hamline-Syndicate.List of Owners, 18. Summit & Lexington-Oxford.Notice to Owners, 19. Summit & Lexington-Oxford.List of Owners, 20. Summit & Dale-St Albans.Notice to Owners, 21. Summit & Dale-St Ablan.List of Owners, 22. Summit & Selby-Virginia.Notice to Owners, 23. Summit & Selby-Virginia.List of Owners, 24. TC Marathon.Letter to Applicant, 25. TC Marathon SLV public comment, 26. Sound Level Variance - Twin Cities Marathon, 27. Sound Level Variance TC Marathon Summit Ave and Dale, 28. Hill email re TC Marathon Letter, 29. Comment re SLV Twin Cities Marathon
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Approving the application of Twin Cities in Motion for nine sound level variances in order to present amplified sound for announcements, speakers and music on Saturday, September 30, 2017 and Sunday, October 1, 2017 during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Event 2017 at the following locations: State Capitol Complex, 75 Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; and eight other locations from Mississippi River Boulevard and Marshall Avenue east along Summit Avenue to Selby Avenue.

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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, Twin Cities in Motion, represented by Elizabeth Vincenty, Race Director, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for nine (9) variances to present amplified sound for announcements, speakers and music at a requested sound level of 55 dBA to 65 dBA at multiple locations: 75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, of the State Capitol Complex; Mississippi River Boulevard and Marshall Avenue; Summit Avenue and Cretin-Cleveland Avenues; Summit Avenue and Prior Avenue North-Howell Street; Summit Avenue and Saratoga Street North-Fry Street North; Summit Avenue and Hamline Avenue-Syndicate Street; Summit Avenue and Lexington Avenue-Oxford Street; Summit Avenue and Dale Street- St. Albans Street; and Summit Avenue and Selby Avenue-Virginia Street; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance for the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check from 6:30 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2017, and from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with a pre-event sound check from 6:30 a.m. until...

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