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File #: Ord 17-64    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/14/2018
Title: Amending Legislative Code Section 293.07, pertaining to noise source limitations, by enacting a new subdivision to exempt certain soccer matches and other activities held in a municipal stadium from noise source limitations.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Attachments: 1. Warns email re ORD 17-64, 2. Kaehler email re ORD 17-64, 3. UPDC noise ordinance exemption recommendation
Related files: RES PH 16-64, RES 15-1539, RES PH 17-323
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
2/21/20181 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/14/20181 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/7/20181 City Council Laid Over to Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/17/20181 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/3/20181 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/20/20171 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video

Title

Amending Legislative Code Section 293.07, pertaining to noise source limitations, by enacting a new subdivision to exempt certain soccer matches and other activities held in a municipal stadium from noise source limitations.

 

Body

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

 

SECTION 1.

 

That Saint Paul Legislative Code Section 293.07 is hereby amended by adding a new section to be codified Leg. Code § 293.07(d)(7) to read follows:

 

Sec. 293.07.  Noise source limitations.

 

. . . .

 

(d) The following noise sources are exempted from the provisions of this section:

 

(7)  a.  The playing and exhibition of any home game or league event within a municipal stadium operated pursuant to a playing and use agreement in effect between the City and a team.

 

b. Other events, activities, and operations conducted in connection with home games, league events, or other sporting events sponsored by a team or the City are also exempt within the municipal stadium or stadium site excluding, however, the following:

 

(1) Musical performances and fireworks displays of any type; and

(2) Any other commercial and entertainment events not related to home games, league events or not sponsored by the City.

 

c. For the purposes of this subdivision, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

 

1.  “team” means the major league soccer team that is a party to a playing and use agreement with the city for the municipal stadium then in effect, a copy of which shall be available for review upon reasonable request in the office of the city clerk.

 

2. “home games” means the team’s MLS’s professional soccer league games scheduled to be played at the stadium, including all pre-season, regular season, playoff, championship home games and any international soccer games in which the team participates or controls.

 

3. “league events,” means any home games and any other league soccer related events scheduled by the team or the MLS professional soccer league to be held in the municipal stadium, including all-star games.

 

4.  “municipal stadium” shall have the meaning as defined under Minn. Stat. § 272.01, Subd.2(b)(1).

 

5.  “stadium site” means the area adjacent to the municipal stadium that the team has possessory rights to use as conveyed by the city.

 

 

SECTION 2.

 

This ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after is passage, approval and publication once in the official newspaper of the City.

 

 

 

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