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File #: RES PH 22-232    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/24/2022
Title: Approving the application of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Inc. for a sound level variance in order to present live amplified sound on September 22, 2022 at 200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd. - Harriet Island Regional Park.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Owners list, 5. Notice to Owner, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Inc. for a sound level variance in order to present live amplified sound on September 22, 2022 at 200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd. - Harriet Island Regional Park.

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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, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Inc., represented by Kortney Hamm, Executive Director, Upper Plains, 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 50 ft, to present amplified sound at 200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd. - Harriet Island Regional Park; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on September 22, 2022 for the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night 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; 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 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Inc., subject to the following conditions:

1)  The Variance shall be for the hours from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2022.

2)  All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 85   dBA as measured at 50 feet from all sound sources.

3)  The applicant shall provide personnel and equipmen...

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