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REPORT TO:Finance and CorporateServices Committee <br />DATE OF MEETING:June 10, 2019 <br />SUBMITTED BY:Gloria MacNeil, Director of By-law Enforcement, 519-741-2200, <br />ext. 7952 <br />PREPARED BY: Gloria MacNeil, Director of By-law Enforcement, 519-741-2200, <br />ext. 7952 <br />WARD (S) INVOLVED: Ward 6 <br />DATE OF REPORT:May 17, 2019 <br />REPORT NO.: CSD-19-018 <br />SUBJECT: NOISE EXEMPTION - HOLY TRINITY SERBIAN CHURCH – 700 <br />FISCHER HALLMAN ROAD – JUNE 15 AND 16, 2019 <br />___________________________________________________________________ <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />That an exemption to Chapter 450 (Noise) of the City of Kitchener Municipal Code be <br />granted to the Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church at 700 Fischer Hallman Road, for <br />their annual Food Festival and Bull Roast to be held on June15and June 16, 2019, <br />between the hours of 11AM and 11 PM. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />In 2018, the Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church at 700 Fischer Hallman Road combined their <br />annual Serbian Food Festival and Bull Roast into one event, they are planning to do the same <br />this year and it will take place over the same weekend in June.As in past years, they are <br />requesting a noise exemption. <br />REPORT: <br />The Serbian Food Festival and Bull Roast areannualfestivals that have taken placefor the last <br />several years. The event included traditional Serbian music, dance and food. Both festivals are <br />being combined into one weekend again this year and the event will be held outdoors in June. <br />Staffreport that no complaints were received during the Serbian Food Festival/Bull Roast last <br />year. Over the last few years, there have been minimal complaints however in the event of a <br />complaint, organizers have workedwith staff to address anyconcerns raised. <br />Church representatives have workedto address concerns around noise that were raised by <br />residents in the past. For the past fouryears, the representatives have been distributing a <br />communications piece in the adjacent residential neighbourhood, to advise of the event and will <br />do so again this year. It is their desire to engage the neighbourhood to participate in the festivals. <br />3 - 1 <br />