BRICKELL HOMEOWNERS SAY 'NO' TO ULTRA ON VIRGINIA KEY

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The Brickell Homeowners Association, which represents tens of thousands of residents in Miami, is speaking out against the City of Miami’s plan to move Ultra to Virginia Key. The association is urging all concerned neighbors to attend the City of Miami Commission Meeting taking place on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. to oppose a City of Miami Resolution approving the Ultra Music Festival at Virginia Key. The meeting will take place at Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive in Coconut Grove.

Here is the resolution:

The following Resolution has been duly adopted by Brickell Homeowners Association on November 8, 2018:

WHEREAS Brickell Homeowners Association (BHA) was founded 29 years ago to

represent people living and working in the community including some 75,000 residents

from the Miami River to the Rickenbacker Causeway and on Brickell Key; and

WHEREAS Brickell Homeowners Association has long advocated for quality of

life for all Miamians; and

WHEREAS, the City of Miami is considering entering into an agreement with the

Event Entertainment Group, Inc. to stage their Ultra Music Festival on Virginia Beach

beginning in March 2019; and

WHEREAS, this event attracts nearly 200,000 festival goers which will bring

untenable traffic congestion on the only artery to Virginia Beach, Rickenbacker

Causeway, which will undoubtedly back up onto Brickell Avenue; and

WHEREAS, the noise level from electronic dance music and the Ultra Music

Festival is infamous among those residents in neighboring condominiums and

apartment at its former location; and

WHEREAS, noise and loud music traveling over Biscayne Bay and up condo

corridors from the key has been severely disruptive in the past for Brickell homeowners

and will certainly be for all the neighborhoods along the Bay from Coconut Grove to

Upper East Side; and

WHEREAS, Virginia Beach is home to an environmentally sensitive habitat that

could be damaged and destroyed by hundreds of thousands of festival-goers;

THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Brickell Homeowners Association of the City

of Miami, Florida, to urge:

The City of Miami not enter into an agreement with Event Entertainment

Group for the Ultra Music Festival to be held on Virginia Beach.