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File #: RES PH 19-162    Version: 1 Name: Degree of Honor Building Skyway Hours
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/5/2019
Title: Approving the application submitted by Tom Dillon of Madison Equities for an exception to the general hours of operation for pedestrian skyway bridges #33, #43, and #46, which serve the Degree of Honor Building, during construction and asbestos abatement.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. Notice of Council Hearing, 2. 325 Cedar St - Degree of Honor 2019-4-19 Skyway Hours Exception App, 3. 2019-04-26-SGAC_notes, 4. FW Skyway Governance Advisory Committee Meets Friday April 26th (Agenda Attached), 5. Chapter 140- Skyway Conduct, 6. SGAC email re RES PH 19-162, 7. SGAC email 2 re RES PH 19-162
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Approving the application submitted by Tom Dillon of Madison Equities for an exception to the general hours of operation for pedestrian skyway bridges #33, #43, and #46, which serve the Degree of Honor Building, during construction and asbestos abatement.

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WHEREAS, Tom Dillon of Madison Equities applied for an exception to the general hours of operation for pedestrian skyways #33, #43 and #46 which serve the Degree of Honor Building during construction and asbestos abatement; and

WHEREAS, the Degree of Honor Building is connected to the Press House Apartments Building formerly referred to as the Pioneer Press Building, the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront and the Capital City Ramp by pedestrian skyways #33, #43 and #46; and

WHEREAS, the Degree of Honor Building is located at 325 Cedar Street, the Pioneer Press House Apartments Building is located at 345 Cedar Street, the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront is located at 11 E Kellogg Boulevard, and the Capital City Ramp is located at 50 E.4th Street; and

WHEREAS, the applicant requests that the hours of operation for pedestrian skyway bridges #33, #43 and #46 which connect the Press House Apartments Building, the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront, and the Capital City Ramp be reduced to zero from the date that this resolution takes effect through March 31, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the application details rationale for the closure including economic hardship, safety of the general public, safety of the workers on site, difficult logistics for construction and abatement, and mandated safety practices by MN Department of Health and OSHA; and

WHEREAS, the Skyway Governance Advisory Committee considered this application and on April 17, 2019 and is recommending the request to extend the skyway hours exception be approved through August 31, 2019; and

WHEREAS, the Building Official has reviewed the request to extend the skyway hours exception at 325 Cedar St and believes it is necess...

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