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File #: RES PH 19-318    Version: 1 Name: SLV - Medtronic-Twin Cities Marathon - PH 9-11-2019
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/11/2019
Title: Approving the revised application of Twin Cities in Motion for nine sound level variances for amplified sound at the State Capitol Complex and eight other locations from Mississippi River Boulevard and Marshall, east along Summit Avenue to Selby Avenue and State Capitol, on October 5 and 6, 2019 during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.
Sponsors: Dai Thao, Rebecca Noecker, Mitra Jalali Nelson
Ward: Ward - 1, Ward - 2, Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. ENS - State Capital, 4. Map - Mississippi River Blvd - from Eustis St. to Marshall Ave, 5. Map - Summit Ave from Cretin Ave to Cleveland Ave, 6. Map - Summit Ave from Moore St to Howell St, 7. Map - Summit Ave. from Chatsworth St. to Milton St., 8. Map - Summit Ave. from Hamline Ave to Syndicate St., 9. Map - Summit Ave. from Lexington Pkwy to Oxford St., 10. Map - Summit Ave. from Saratoga St. to Pascal St, 11. Map - Summit Ave from Nina St. to Selby Ave., 12. Map - State Capital, 13. Notice to Owners - Mississippi River Blvd - from Eustis St. to Marshall Ave, 14. Notice to Owners - Summit Ave from Cretin Ave to Cleveland Ave, 15. Notice to Owners - Summit Ave from Moore St to Howell St., 16. Notice to Owners - Summit Ave. from Chatsworth St. to Milton St., 17. Notice to Owners - Summit Ave. from Hamline Ave to Syndicate St., 18. Notice to Owners - Summit Ave. from Lexington Pkwy to Oxford St., 19. Notice to Owners - Summit Ave. from Saratoga St. to Pascal St, 20. Notice to Owners - Summit Ave from Nina St. to Selby Ave., 21. Notice to Owners - State Capital, 22. Owners List - Mississippi River Blvd - from Eustis St. to Marshall Ave, 23. Owners List - Summit Ave from Cretin Ave to Cleveland Ave, 24. Owners List - Summit Ave from Moore St to Howell St., 25. Owners List - Summit Ave. from Chatsworth St. to Milton St., 26. Owners List - Summit Ave. from Hamline Ave to Syndicate St., 27. Owners List - Summit Ave. from Lexington Pkwy to Oxford St., 28. Owners List - Summit Ave. from Saratoga St. to Pascal St, 29. Owners List - Summit Ave from Nina St. to Selby Ave., 30. Owners List - State Capital, 31. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the revised application of Twin Cities in Motion for nine sound level variances for amplified sound at the State Capitol Complex and eight other locations from Mississippi River Boulevard and Marshall, east along Summit Avenue to Selby Avenue and State Capitol, on October 5 and 6, 2019 during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.

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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, Twin Cities in Motion, represented by Colleen Josephs, Sr. Race Operations Coordinator, has submitted a revised application for nine (9) variances to present amplified sound for announcements, speakers and music at a requested sound level of up to 85 decibels (dBA) at no specified distance at multiple locations: 75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, of the State Capitol Complex; Mississippi River Boulevard and Eustis Street-Marshall Avenue; Summit Avenue and Cretin-Cleveland Avenues; Summit Avenue and Moore Street-Howell Street; Summit Avenue and Saratoga Street North-Pascal Street; Summit Avenue and Hamline Avenue-Syndicate Street; Summit Avenue and Lexington Avenue-Oxford Street; Summit Avenue and Chatsworth Street-Milton Street; and Summit Avenue and Nina Street-Selby Avenue; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance for the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check from 6:30 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019, and from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with a pre-event sound check from 7:15 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at the State Capitol Complex, and from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., with a pre-event sound check from 7:15 a.m. until ...

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