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File #: RES PH 21-171    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/28/2021
Title: Approving the application of the Minnesota United FC for two sound level variance applications in order to present amplified sound on August 7 and 14, 2021 within the street and the beer garden area at Allianz Field - 400 Snelling Avenue North.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. Application - MNUFC v Houston Dynamo, 2. Application - MNUFC v LA Galaxy, 3. ENS - MNUFC v Houston Dynamo, 4. ENS - MNUFC v LA Galaxy, 5. Map - MNUFC v Houston Dynamo, 6. Map - MNUFC v LA Galaxy, 7. Owners List, 8. Notice to Owners, 9. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of the Minnesota United FC for two sound level variance applications in order to present amplified sound on August 7 and 14, 2021 within the street and the beer garden area at Allianz Field - 400 Snelling Avenue North.

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WHEREAS, Chapter 293 of the 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, Minnesota United FC, represented by Zacharia Litzelswope, Director, Events and Guest Experience, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for two variances, for a sound level limit of 95 dBA at no specified distance, to present amplified sound within the street and Beer Garden area for the Minnesota United FC v Houston Dynamo FC game and for the Minnesota United FC v LA Galaxy game at Allianz Field - 400 Snelling Avenue. N.; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a pre-event sound check at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2021 for their MNUFC v Houston Dynamo FC game and for the hours of 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2021 for the MNUFC v LA Galaxy game; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound within the street and Beer Garden area outside of Allianz Field-400 Snelling Avenue; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has reviewed the applications and have made recommendations regarding conditions for the variances. Now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby grants a variance to the Minnesota United FC, subject to the foll...

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