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File #: RES PH 22-35    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/2/2022
Title: Approving the application of the Meefy Beat dba Shamrock’s Irish Nook for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 995 7th St 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, 7. RES PH 22-35 - Cristina Calderon and Mark Kjellman 3-2-22
Title
Approving the application of the Meefy Beat dba Shamrock’s Irish Nook for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 995 7th St 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, Meefy Beat dba Shamrock’s Irish Nook, represented by Michael Runyon, Owner, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, for a sound level limit of 120 dBA at no specified distance, to present amplified sound for a St. Paul St. Patrick’s Day event on March 17, 2022, outside of Shamrock’s Grill and Pub - 995 7th St West in a fully enclosed tent; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2022, for a St. Paul St. Patrick’s Day event; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound outside of Shamrock’s Grill and Pub - 995 7th St West 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 Meefy Beat dba Shamrock’s Irish Nook, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2022, for a St. Paul St. Patrick’s Day event.

2) All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 90 dBA as measured at 50 feet from all sound sour...

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