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File #: RES PH 21-186    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/4/2021
Title: Approving the application of Anderson Race Management for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on August 21, 2021 at Phalen Park Picnic Pavilion Patio.
Sponsors: Nelsie Yang
Ward: Ward - 6
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Owners List, 5. Notice to Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Anderson Race Management for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on August 21, 2021 at Phalen Park Picnic Pavilion Patio.

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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, Anderson Race Management, represented by Jennifer Williams, Director of Events, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, at no requested sound level limit or specified distance from the sound source at Phalen Park Picnic Pavilion Patio, to present amplified sound; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on August 21, 2021 for the Miles for Melanoma 5K Run/Walk event; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound at Phalen Park Picnic Pavilion Patio; 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 Anderson Race Management, at Phalen Park Picnic Pavilion Patio, subject to the following conditions:

1)  The Variance shall be for the hours from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

2)  All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 85   dBA as measured at 50 feet from all sound sources.

3)  The applicant shall provide personnel and equipment who shall provide continuous sound level monitoring at each sound mix during th...

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