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File #: RES PH 18-291    Version: 1 Name: SLV Lake Monster Bash PH - 10-3-18
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/3/2018
Title: Approving the application of GetKnit Events for a sound level variance to present live, amplified music on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 550 Vandalia Street during the Lake Monster Bash event.
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Ward: Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. Lake Monster Bash.ENS #1, 2. Map, 3. Notice to Owners, 4. List of Owners, 5. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of GetKnit Events for a sound level variance to present live, amplified music on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 550 Vandalia Street during the Lake Monster Bash event.

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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, GetKnit Events, represented by Nicholas Blake, President, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance to present live, amplified music at 550 Vandalia Street; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance, at a requested sound level limit of 95 decibels at 100 feet from the sound source, for the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2018, with a pre-event sound check from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 550 Vandalia Street, during the Lake Monster Bash event; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present live, amplified music at 550 Vandalia Street; 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 GetKnit Events, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2018, with a pre-event sound check from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018.

2) All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 90 dBA as measured 50 feet from sound source.
3) The applican...

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