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File #: RES PH 18-4    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/3/2018
Title: Approving the application of the Asian Economic Development Association for a sound level variance for amplified music and performances on Friday, February 2 and Saturday, February 3, 2018 for the Bold North Winter Night Market.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Notice to Owners, 5. List of Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
Title
Approving the application of the Asian Economic Development Association for a sound level variance for amplified music and performances on Friday, February 2 and Saturday, February 3, 2018 for the Bold North Winter Night Market.

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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 Asian Economic Development Association, represented by Evie Mouacheupao, Event Manager, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a sound level variance, at a requested sound level limit of 90 decibels (dBA) at 50 feet, in order to present various activities such as amplified music, performances, and announcements at 290 5th Street East for the Bold North Winter Night Market; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance, at a requested sound level limit of 90 dBA at a distance of 50 feet from the sound source, for the hours of 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, February 2 and Saturday, February 3, 2018, with a pre-event sound check from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for the Bold North Winter Night Market; and

WHEREAS, if the applicant is not granted a variance, applicant will not be able to present various activities such as amplified music, performances and announcements; 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 the Asian Economic Development Association, subject to the following conditions:

1) The variance will be for the Bold North Winter...

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