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File #: RES PH 22-214    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/10/2022
Title: Approving the applications of the Minnesota United FC for sound level variance applications in order to present amplified sound on August 27 and September 3, 2022, within the Street and the Beer Garden Area at Allianz Field - 400 Snelling Avenue North.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Owners' list, 5. Notice to Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
Title
Approving the applications of the Minnesota United FC for sound level variance applications in order to present amplified sound on August 27 and September 3, 2022, within the Street and the Beer Garden Area at 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, 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 and for the Minnesota United FC v FC DALLAS games at Allianz Field - 400 Snelling Ave. N.; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours of 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a pre-event sound check at 11:00 a.m. on Saturdays, August 27 for the MNUFC v Houston Dynamo game, and on September 3, 2022 for the MNUFC v FC DALLAS 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 Ave; 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 two variances to the Minnesota United FC, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variances shall be for the hours of 12:00 p....

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