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File #: RES PH 19-313    Version: 1 Name: SLV - Selby Avenue Jazz Festival - PH 9-11-2019
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/11/2019
Title: Approving the application of Selby Avenue Jazz Festival for a sound level variance for amplified sound for the Selby Avenue Jazz Festival on September 14, 2019 at 934 Selby Avenue.
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 Selby Avenue Jazz Festival for a sound level variance for amplified sound for the Selby Avenue Jazz Festival on September 14, 2019 at 934 Selby Avenue.

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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, Selby Avenue Jazz Festival, represented by Mychael Wright, Executive Director, has applied for a variance at no specified sound level limit or distance from the sound source, to provide amplified music and the use of a sound system at 934 Selby Ave.; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance from 11:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2019, with a pre-event sound check at 10:00 a.m. during the Selby Avenue Jazz Festival; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance they will not be able to provide the use of a sound system and amplified music at 934 Selby Ave.; 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 Mychael Wright, Executive Director, for the Selby Avenue Jazz Festival at 934 Selby Ave. subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2019, with a pre-event sound check at 10:00 a.m.

2) All electronically powered equipment, PA systems, loudspeakers, or similar devices used in conjunction with the event must not exceed 90 dBA at 50 feet from the sound source.

3) The applicant will provide personnel and equipment to provide c...

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