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File #: RES PH 19-180    Version: 1 Name: SLV - Mekong Night Market - PH 6-19-2019
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/19/2019
Title: Approving the application of the Asian Economic Development Association for a sound level variance to present amplified music and performances in the parking lot at 422 University Avenue West, and Western near Sherburne Avenue, on Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, 2019 for the Little Mekong Night Market.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Notice to Owners, 5. Owners List, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of the Asian Economic Development Association for a sound level variance to present amplified music and performances in the parking lot at 422 University Avenue West, and Western near Sherburne Avenue, on Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, 2019 for the Little Mekong 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 and Project 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 no specified distance, in order to present various activities such as amplified music, performances, and announcements in the parking lot at 422 University Avenue West and on Western Avenue near Sherburne Avenue for the Little Mekong Night Market; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance, at a requested sound level limit of 90 (dBA) at no specified distance, for the hours of 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019 with a pre-event sound check at 3:30 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, 2019, with a pre-event sound check at 3:00 p.m.; 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 located in the parking lot at 422 University Avenue West as well as on a second stage on Western Avenue near Sherburne Avenue for the Little Mekong Night Market; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections ha...

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