Minutes of the February 20, 2007 meeting, excerpted from the website of the Entertainment Commission of the City and County of San Francisco.

City and County of San Francisco
Minutes of the February 20, 2007 Meeting


Chair Shlain turned over the meeting to Commissioner Meko.

a) Rowe, Perrin, dba AT&T Park/Acquire the Fire, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, Loudspeaker Permit, Friday March 9, 2007, 7PM - 10PM and Saturday March 10, 2007 8AM - 10PM.

Bob Davis stated Acquire the Fire would be held at AT&T Park 24 Willie Mays Plaza. He added it was a loudspeaker permit for two days. He added the application was submitted on February 8, 2007. He added the event was the same as last year; the event was a Christian rock group that included band and speeches attendance would be 25,000 yeach day. He added SFPD set up a hot line for noise complaints. He added Vajra Granelli's reports from last year indicated the event was corporative and southern station would assign an officer. He added sound readings were taken prior to the event and staff contacted representatives from Dog Patch and Potrero Hill to alert them the event was taking place. He added a number will be published for the public for noise complaints and would be manned during the performance. He added there was a complaint last year that the sound checks started too early and staff asked that they start the sound checks an hour later.

Sarah Hunt stated she was the director of event production for AT&T Park. She added the even was the same as in the past a combination of human speech and live music. She added Friday's event went from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. with the possibility of music from 8:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. She added they would like to do their sound checks on Friday between 2:00 PM. and 3:00 P.M. She added they advised them to start any musical component after 10:00 A.M. due to complaints last year.

Public comment

No public comment

Commissioner Lorin to approve the permit with the stipulation of no amplification of any kind including test prior to 10:00 A.M. on Saturday Commissioner Meko second the motion.


YES - Commissioner Lorin, Commissioner Joseph Commissioner Alan Commissioner Predand Commissioner Leong and Commissioner Meko

Absent at time of vote: Commissioner Shlain

Posted 2007-03-08