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File #: RES PH 22-34    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/2/2022
Title: Approving the application of the Patrick McGovern’s Pub for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on Saturday, March 12, 2022, and Thursday, March 17, 2022, at 225 7th St W.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
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 the Patrick McGovern’s Pub for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on Saturday, March 12, 2022, and Thursday, March 17, 2022, at 225 7th St W.

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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, Patrick McGovern’s Pub, represented by Eric Wold, General Manager, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, for a sound level limit of 100 dBA at no specified distance, to present amplified sound for a Lucky Palooza & St. Patrick’s Day events on March 12, 2022 and March 17, 2022, outside of 225 7th St W - Patrick McGovern’s Pub in a fully enclosed tent; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 2:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2022 and Thursday, March 17, 2022, for a Lucky Palooza & St. Patrick’s Day events; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound outside of 225 7th St W - Patrick McGovern’s Pub in a fully enclosed tent; 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 the Patrick McGovern’s Pub, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours from 2:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2022 for a Lucky Palooza event, and from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2022, for a St. Patrick’s Day event.
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