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File #: RES PH 19-235    Version: 1 Name: SLV - MN Half Marathon - PH 7-24-2019
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/24/2019
Title: Approving the application of Podium Sports Marketing for sound level variances to present announcements and music for the Minnesota Half Marathon on Saturday, August 3, 2019 on Shepard Road, between Eagle Parkway and Ontario Street, and at Upper Landing Park.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map - Shepard Rd & Ontario St., 4. Map - Upper Landing, 5. Notice to Owners - Combined, 6. Owners List - Combined, 7. Letter to Applicant
Title
Approving the application of Podium Sports Marketing for sound level variances to present announcements and music for the Minnesota Half Marathon on Saturday, August 3, 2019 on Shepard Road, between Eagle Parkway and Ontario Street, and at Upper Landing Park.

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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, Podium Sports Marketing, represented by Mike Cofrin, President, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance at a requested sound level limit of 85 dBA at no specified distance, from 6:45 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., with a pre-event sound check at 6:30 a.m., and 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. with a pre-event sound check at 7:00 a.m., to present announcements and music for the Start of the event, at Shepard Road and Eagle Parkway, and amplified music and announcements at the Finish of the event, at the far east end of Upper Landing Park at Shepard Road west of Ontario Street, for the Minnesota Half Marathon on Saturday, August 3, 2019; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present announcements and music at the start of the event (Shepard Road at Eagle Parkway) and amplified music and announcements at the finish line (Upper Landing Park-Shepard Road west of Ontario Street) for the Minnesota Half Marathon; 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 sound level variance to Podium Sports Ma...

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