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File #: RES PH 21-241    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/8/2021
Title: Approving the application of Allianz Field for a sound level variance in order to present live amplified sound for the Washburn Games outside of Allianz Field on September 26, 2021 at 400 Snelling Ave. N.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Owners list, 5. Notice to Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Allianz Field for a sound level variance in order to present live amplified sound for the Washburn Games outside of Allianz Field on September 26, 2021 at 400 Snelling Ave. N.

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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, Allianz Field, represented by Zacharia Litzelswope, Director, Events and Guest Experience, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, for a requested sound level limit of 95 dBA at no specified distance, to present amplified sound on the West and East sides of Asbury and Pascal Streets, on Shields Avenue and area outside of the Brew Hall at 400 Snelling Ave N. - Allianz Field; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 26, 2021 with a pre-event sound check at 12:00 p.m. for the Washburn Games at Allianz Field; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound on the West and East sides of Asbury and Pascal Streets, on Shields Avenue and area outside of the Brew Hall at 400 Snelling Ave N. - Allianz Field; 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 Allianz Field, subject to the following conditions:

1)  The Variance shall be for the hours from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 26, 2021 with a pre-event sound check at 12:0...

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