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File #: RES PH 21-249    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/15/2021
Title: Approving the application of Twin Cities in Motion for nine sound level variances in order to present amplified sound for announcements, speakers and music on October 2 and 3, 2021 during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon at the State Capitol Complex, and on Sunday October 3, 2021 for eight locations from Mississippi River Boulevard and Marshall east along Summit Avenue to Selby Avenue and State Capitol.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application (Summit Ave), 2. Application (State Capitol, 3. ENS, 4. ENS, 5. Map - Hamline Ave N. to Syndicate St., 6. Map Chatsworth St N. to N. Milton St., 7. Map Cretin to Wilder Ave, 8. Map Lexington Pkwy to Oxford St. N, 9. Map Mississippi River Blvd - Eustis to Marshall Ave., 10. Map Moore St. to Howell St. N., 11. Map Nina St. to Selby Ave, 12. Map State Capitol finish line, 13. Owners list Chatsworth to N Milton St, 14. Owners list Cretin Ave to Wilder St, 15. Owners list Hamline Ave to Syndicate St, 16. Owners list Howell and Moore, 17. Owners list Lexington Pkwy to Oxford St. N, 18. Owners list Mississippi Blvd to Marshall Ave, 19. Owners list Nina St. to Selby Ave, 20. Owners list Saratoga St. to Pascal St., 21. Owners list State Capitol, 22. 1 - On Mississippi River Blvd - from Eustis St to Marshall Ave.Notice to Owners, 23. 2 - On Summit Ave from Cretin Ave to Cleveland Ave.Notice to Owners, 24. 3 - On Summit Ave from Moore St to Howell St.Notice to Owners, 25. 4 - On Summit Ave. from Chatsworth St. to Milton St.Notice to Owners, 26. 5 - On Summit Ave. from Hamline Ave to Syndicate St.Notice to Owners, 27. 6 - On Summit Ave. from Lexington Pkwy to Oxford St.Notice to Owners, 28. 7 - On Summit Ave. from Saratoga St. to Pascal St.Notice to Owners, 29. 8 - On Summit Ave from Nina St. to Selby Ave.Notice to Owners, 30. State Capitol Area.Notice to Owners, 31. Letter to Applicant, 32. Jim Kennelly email in opposition.pdf, 33. Susan Rose email in support.pdf, 34. RLh PH 21-249 - Susan Rose, 35. RES PH 21-249 - Jim Kennelly
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Approving the application of Twin Cities in Motion for nine sound level variances in order to present amplified sound for announcements, speakers and music on October 2 and 3, 2021 during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon at the State Capitol Complex, and on Sunday October 3, 2021 for eight locations from Mississippi River Boulevard and Marshall east along Summit Avenue to Selby Avenue and State Capitol.

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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 Eli Asch, Race Director, has applied 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 for Saturday, October 2, 2021 and Sunday, October 3, 2021; other Non-State Capitol sites for Sunday, October 3, 2021, including 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. until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2021, and 7:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at the State Capitol Complex, with pre-event sound checks from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.; fo...

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