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File #: RES PH 22-162    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/22/2022
Title: Approving the application of Latvian Song and Dance Festival for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on June 30, 2022 at 200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd - Harriet Island Regional Park Wigington Pavilion.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Owner's list, 5. Notice to Owner, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Latvian Song and Dance Festival for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on June 30, 2022 at 200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd - Harriet Island Regional Park Wigington Pavilion.

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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, Latvian Song and Dance Festival, represented by Baiba Olinger, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, for 100 dBA at no specific distance, to present amplified sound for the Latvian Song and Dance Festival Mississippi River Shindig at 200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd - Harriet Island Regional Park outside of Wigington Pavilion; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours of 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on June 30, 2022 for a Latvian Song and Dance Festival Mississippi River Shindig event; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound at 200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd - Harriet Island Regional Park outside of Wigington Pavilion.; 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 Latvian Song and Dance Festival, subject to the following conditions:

1)  The Variance shall be for the hours of 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2022 for the Latvian Song and Dance Festival Mississippi River Shindig event.

2)  All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the e...

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