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File #: RES PH 19-251    Version: 1 Name: SLV - SPACC Summer Block Party - PH 8-14-2019
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/14/2019
Title: Approving the application of Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce for a sound level variance to present amplified music on Saturday, August 17, 2019 in the parking lot at 166 Larpenteur Avenue, and 1675, 1665 and 1657 Rice Street for their Summer Block Party.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Ward - 5
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Notice to Owners, 5. Owners List, 6. Letter to Applicant
Title
Approving the application of Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce for a sound level variance to present amplified music on Saturday, August 17, 2019 in the parking lot at 166 Larpenteur Avenue, and 1675, 1665 and 1657 Rice Street for their Summer Block Party.

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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, Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, represented by Kim O’Brien, Director, has applied for a variance, with a sound level request of 100 dBA at no specified distance, to present live and amplified music in the parking lot of the Strip Mall; and;

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance for the hours of 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 17, 2019 in the Strip Mall parking lot of 166 Larpenteur Ave., 1675, 1665 and 1657 Rice St. for the Summer Block Party; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present announcements and amplified music in the parking lot of 166 Larpenteur Ave., 1675, 1665 and 1657 Rice St; 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 Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

2) All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 90 dBA a...

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