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File #: RES PH 22-235    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/24/2022
Title: Approving the application of University of St. Thomas, Margaret Cahill, Campus Life for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on September 4, 2022 at 2115 Summit Ave - O’Shaughnessy Stadium.
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Ward: Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS#1, 3. Map, 4. Owner's list, 5. Notice to Owner, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of University of St. Thomas, Margaret Cahill, Campus Life for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on September 4, 2022 at 2115 Summit Ave - O’Shaughnessy Stadium.

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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, University of St. Thomas, Margaret Cahill, Campus Life, represented by Margaret Cahill, Director of Campus Life, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, for a requested sound level limit of 92 dBA measured at 50 ft from the sound source, to present amplified sound at 2115 Summit Avenue, University of Saint Thomas, O’Shaughnessy Stadium; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. with a pre-event sound check at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 4, 2022 for The Great Tommie Get-Together; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound at 2115 Summit Avenue, University of Saint Thomas, O’Shaughnessy Stadium; 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 University of St. Thomas, Margaret Cahill, Campus Life, subject to the following conditions:

1)  The Variance shall be for the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. with a pre-event sound check at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 4, 2022.

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

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