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File #: RES PH 21-213    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/25/2021
Title: Approving the application of Stone Saloon, SBC dba Waldmann for a sound level variance in order to present live amplified sound on September 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26, 2021 at 445 Smith Avenue North.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Owners list, 5. Notice to Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant, 7. ORD PH 21-213 - Brandon Flesher
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Approving the application of Stone Saloon, SBC dba Waldmann for a sound level variance in order to present live amplified sound on September 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26, 2021 at 445 Smith Avenue North.

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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, Stone Saloon, SBC dba Waldmann, represented Tom Schroeder, President/CEO, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, for a requested sound level limit of 85 dBA at no specified distance, to present amplified sound at 445 Smith Ave N.; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. on September 17, 18 and 24, 25, 2021 and 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm on September 19 and 26, 2021with a pre-event sound check from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for the Waldmann Oktoberfest; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound at 445 Smith Ave N.; 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 Stone Saloon, SBC dba Waldmann, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. on September 17, 18, 24, 25, 2021 and 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm on September 19 and 26, 2021with a pre-event sound check from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

2) All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 85 dBA at 50 feet from the so...

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