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File #: RES PH 20-53    Version: 1 Name: SLV - McGovern's - St Patrick's Day - PH 2-26-2020
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/26/2020
Title: Approving the application of Patrick McGovern’s for a sound level variance for amplified music for a St. Patrick’s Day 2020 Event in an enclosed tent on March 17, 2020 at 225 7th Street West.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Owners List, 5. Notice to Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
Title
Approving the application of Patrick McGovern’s for a sound level variance for amplified music for a St. Patrick’s Day 2020 Event in an enclosed tent on March 17, 2020 at 225 7th Street West.

Body
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, Patrick McGovern’s, represented by Eric Wold, General Manager, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, at a requested sound level limit of 100 dBA at no specified distance, to present amplified music in an enclosed tent, in the parking lot at 225 7th Street West; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 12:00 p.m. to (12:00 a.m.) midnight, with a pre-event sound check at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified music at 225 7th Street West; 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 Patrick McGovern’s, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in the fully enclosed tent, in the parking lot at 225 7th Street West.

2) All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 95 dBA as measured at 50 feet from all sound sources outside of the fully enclosed tents from 12:00 p.m. u...

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