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File #: RES PH 19-152    Version: 1 Name: SLV - Mississippi Market - PH 6-5-2019
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/5/2019
Title: Approving the application of Mississippi Market Natural Food Co-Op for a sound level variance to present amplified music on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the parking lot of 1500 7th Street West for the Mississippi Market 40th Anniversary Block Party.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Notice to Owners, 5. Owners List, 6. Letter to Applicant
Title
Approving the application of Mississippi Market Natural Food Co-Op for a sound level variance to present amplified music on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the parking lot of 1500 7th Street West for the Mississippi Market 40th Anniversary Block Party.

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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, Mississippi Market, represented by Katie Marty, Community and Event Coordinator, has applied for a variance, with a sound level request of 85 to 90 dBA at 50 feet, to present amplified music in the parking lot of 1500 7th St. W.; and;

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance for the hours of 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the parking lot of 1500 7th St. W. for the Mississippi Market 40th Anniversary Block Party; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present announcements and amplified music in the parking lot of 1500 7th St. W.; 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 Mississippi Market, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

2) All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 85 dBA as measured 50 feet from sound source.
3) The applicant shall provide personnel and equipm...

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