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File #: RES PH 19-263    Version: 1 Name: SLV - MNUFC - PH 8-20-2019
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/21/2019
Title: Approving the application of Minnesota United FC & Allianz Field for two sound level variances for amplified music on August 27 or August 28, 2019 for the MN United FC US Open Cup Final Game, and on September 3, 2019 for the International Soccer Friendly Event at 400 Snelling Avenue North.
Sponsors: Dai Thao, Mitra Jalali
Ward: Ward - 1, Ward - 4
Attachments: 1. Application - US Open Cup Final, 2. ENS - US Open Cup Final, 3. Map - US Open Cup Final, 4. Application - US Soccer Friendly, 5. ENS - US Soccer Friendly, 6. Map - US Soccer Friendly, 7. Owners List, 8. Notice to Owners, 9. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Minnesota United FC & Allianz Field for two sound level variances for amplified music on August 27 or August 28, 2019 for the MN United FC US Open Cup Final Game, and on September 3, 2019 for the International Soccer Friendly Event at 400 Snelling Avenue North.

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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, MN United FC & Allianz Field, represented by Zacharia Litzelswope, Director of Events and Guest Experiences, has applied for two variances, at a requested sound level limit of 90 decibels (dBA) at no specified distance, to present amplified music within the Street and Beer Garden area at 400 Snelling Avenue N; and

WHEREAS, applicant is seeking a variance for the hours of 4:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27, or Wednesday, August 28, 2019 for the MN United FC US Open Cup Final Game and on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 for the International Soccer Friendly Event at 400 Snelling Avenue N; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified music within the Street and Beer Garden area at 400 Snelling Avenue N; 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 MN United FC & Allianz Field, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variances shall be for the hours of 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 3:30 p.m...

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