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File #: RES PH 19-245    Version: 1 Name: SLV - Team Ortho-Women Rock MN - PH 8-7-2019
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/7/2019
Title: Approving the application of Team Ortho Foundation for a sound level variance for amplified sound during the Women Rock Race events on Saturday, August 24, 2019 on Shepard Road between Eagle Street and Washington Street, and at Upper Landing Park.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application - Shepard Road, 2. Application - Upper Landing Park, 3. ENS, 4. Map - Shepard Road, 5. Map - Upper Landing Park, 6. Notice to Owners - Shepard Road, 7. Notice to Owners - Upper Landing Park, 8. Owners List - Shepard Road, 9. Owners List - Upper Landing Park, 10. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Team Ortho Foundation for a sound level variance for amplified sound during the Women Rock Race events on Saturday, August 24, 2019 on Shepard Road between Eagle Street and Washington 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, Team Ortho Foundation, represented by Marlene Earll, Associate Director, has applied for a variance, for 90 dBA at no more than 50 feet from noise source, to present announcements and a DJ with amplified sound on Shepard Road, between Eagle Street and Washington Street, and at Upper Landing Park for the Women Rock Race events; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance for Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 7:45 a.m. on Shepard Road, between Eagle Street and Washington Street, and at Upper Landing Park, and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance, applicant will not be able to present amplified sound for the Women Rock Race events; 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 Team Ortho Foundation subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance will be for the Women Rock MN 2019 Race events in order to present announcements and a DJ with amplified sound on Shepard Road, between Eagle Street and Washington Street, and at Upper Landing Park on August 24, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until...

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