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File #: RES PH 19-166    Version: 1 Name: SLV - Market & Music - PH 6-5-2019
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/5/2019
Title: Approving the application of Securian Financial for a sound level variance to present amplified music for Market & Music Wednesdays from June 19 through September 25, 2019 at Securian Financial, 400 Robert Street North.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Notice to Owners, 5. Owners List, 6. Letter to Applicant, 7. Simonson email
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Approving the application of Securian Financial for a sound level variance to present amplified music for Market & Music Wednesdays from June 19 through September 25, 2019 at Securian Financial, 400 Robert Street North.

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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, Securian Financial, represented by Sarah Reinitz, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, at a requested level of 80 dBA, at no specified distance, to present amplified music from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m., every Wednesday beginning June 19 through September 25, 2019 at 400 Robert Street North; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present the amplified music at 400 Robert Street North; 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 Securian Financial subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance will be for amplified music for the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m., every Wednesday beginning June 19 to September 25, 2019.

2) All electronically powered equipment, PA systems, loudspeakers or similar devices used in conjunction with the music concert events must not exceed 80 dBA, as measured at 50 feet from the noise source.

3) The applicant shall provide per...

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