RESOLUTION NO. 7862
A RESOLUTION introduced by Councilmember Clark Duffy, granting Washburn
University an exception to the provisions of City of Topeka
Code Section 54-148 concerning noise prohibitions.
WHEREAS, City of Topeka Code Section 54-148 makes it unlawful for
any person to make, continue or cause to made or continued any loud,
unnecessary or unusual noise or any noise which either annoys, disturbs, injures
or endangers the comfort, repose, health or safety or others within the limits of
the city; and
WHEREAS, City of Topeka Code Section 54-148 authorizes the City
Council to grant exceptions to the prohibitions of this code section upon request
and a showing that the proposed activity does not offend the spirit of the findings
of City of Topeka Code Section 54-146; and
WHEREAS, Washburn University has requested that it be granted an
exception to the provisions of City of Topeka Code Section 54-148 for the
purposes, dates and times described herein, and
WHEREAS, upon review of the application of Washburn University, the
Council of the City of Topeka does hereby find that the requested activity does
not offend the spirit of the findings of City of Topeka Code Section 54-146.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of
Topeka that Washburn University is hereby granted an exception from the
provisions of City of Topeka Code Section 54-148 for amplified sound at the
National Talk Like a Pirate Day event located at 1700 SW College Avenue during
the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on September 19, 2006.
The event will be held on the grounds just outside the east doors of the
ADOPTED and APPROVED by the City Council September 12, 2006.
William W. Bunten, Mayor