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File #: RES PH 22-196    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/27/2022
Title: Approving the application of the Minnesota United FC/Allianz Field for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on August 9 and 10, 2022 outside of Allianz Field - 400 Snelling Avenue North.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS combo, 3. Map, 4. Owners' list, 5. Notice to Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
Title
Approving the application of the Minnesota United FC/Allianz Field for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on August 9 and 10, 2022 outside of Allianz Field - 400 Snelling Avenue North.
Body
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, Minnesota United FC/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 sound level limit of 95 dBA at no specified distance, to present amplified sound for the MLS Skills Challenge (August 9, 2022), MLS All Star Game (August 10, 2022), and MLS Hospitality (August 10, 2022) events outside of Allianz Field - 400 Snelling Ave. N.; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a pre-event sound check at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9 and Wednesday, August 10, 2022 and the hours 9:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. with a pre-event sound check at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 for the MLS Skills Challenge, MLS All Star Game, and MLS Hospitality events; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound outside of Allianz Field-400 Snelling Ave; 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 the Minnesota United FC/Allianz Field, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Vari...

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