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               ACTION From The Regular City Council Meeting Held
                       Monday, May 10, 1999 At 1:30 p.m.
                                  
                      ALL PRESENT EXCEPT JOHNSON.

MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - PRESENTED TO OFFICER JAMES HEWIT, LPD.

LINCOLN HOMEBUILDERS ASSOC. - PRESENTED TO LINDA WILSON, CURT DONALDSON,
                              MAYOR DALE YOUNG & ROSS HECHT.

PUBLIC HEARING LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            App. of RT Omaha Franchise, L.L.C. dba Ruby Tuesday for a 
               Class I liquor license at 247 N. 8th St. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-79459.)

 2)            Man. App. of Douglas B. Daize for RT Omaha Franchise, L.L.C. 
               dba Ruby Tuesday at 247 N. 8th St. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-79460.)

 3)            App. of El Matador Lounge Inc. for a Class C liquor license 
               at 1620 Cornhusker Hwy. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-79461.)

 4)            Man. App. of Dennis E. Kodad for El Matador Lounge Inc. at 
               1620 Cornhusker Hwy. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-79462.)

 5)            App. of P.L.P. Limited Liability Co., dba Sun Valley Bar & 
               Grill for an approx. 10' by 25' addition to their licensed 
               premises at 200 W. P St.  (PLACED ON PENDING UNTIL THE 
               SPECIAL PERMIT COMES FORWARD, 6-0.)


PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCES - 2ND READING
(ITEMS 6 THRU 8 HAD PUBLIC HEARING.)

 6)  99-51     Change of Zone 3173 - Amending Chapter 27.07 of the LMC to
               add language to the AG Agricultural Dist. to permit 
               "roadside stands" as a conditional use on undersized lots.

 7)  99-52     Vacating "U" St. from vacated 14th St. to approx. 120' west
               of 16th St.

 8)  99-53     Vacating portions of W. "M" St., W. "L" St., & S.W. 25th St.,
               generally located south & east of S.W. 25th & W. "O" Sts.


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS 

 9)  99R-125   Accepting the proposal of donation by the Lincoln Tennis 
               Assoc. for the construction of 3 tennis courts with two 
               bleacher pads to be located in Woods Park at 33rd & J Sts.
               (5/3/99 - Public Hearing cont'd to 5/10/99)
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79463.)

10)  99R-115   Special Permit 1763 - App. of Jack & Mary Herbert for sand, 
               gravel, & soil excavation on property location north & west 
               of the corner of 70th & Arbor Rd. (Appeal of Jack Herbert 
               from Planning Commission denial).  (5/3/99 - Public
               Hearing cont'd to 5/10/99) 
               (AMENDED, 6-0; ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79464.)

11)  99R-122   Ordering Improvement Dist. 182 constructed in 23rd St. from 
               Fletcher Ave. north 429'.  (5/3/99 - Public Hearing cont'd 
               to 5/10/99) (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79465.)

12)  99R-128   Authorizing the Dept. of Public Works & Utilities to acquire 
               the necessary rights-of-way & easements to proceed with 
               construction of a sanitary sewer through Lots 93 & 111 I.T. 
               in the Southwest Quarter of Section 16, Township 9 North, 
               Range 7 East. (PUBLIC HEARING CONT'D & ACTION DELAYED 1
               WEEK TO 5/17/99, 6-0.)

13)  99R-129   Approving an Interlocal Agrmt. between the City, the Lower 
               Platte South Natural Resources Dist., & Lancaster County to
               establish an integrated geographic information (GIS) network
               between the three entities. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79466.)

14)  99R-130   Waiving the design standards requiring sidewalks along south
               1st St. for the S & S Subdivision Admin. Final Plat on 
               property generally located on the east side of S. 1st St., 
               south of Garfield St. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79467.)

15)  99R-131   Waiving the design standards requiring sidewalks & street 
               paving for the S & S Subdivision 1st Add. Admin. Final Plat
               on property generally located on the east side of S. 1st St.,
               south of Garfield St. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79468.)

16)  99R-132   Comp. Plan Amend. 94-30-11 - Amending Figures 29, 31, 32, & 
               Table 10, to increase the number of lanes & right-of-way 
               width in E. "O" St. between 52nd St. & Wedgewood Dr. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79469.)

17)  99R-133   Endorsing the concept of a skate park facility at Van Dorn 
               Park generally located at 10th & Van Dorn Sts. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79470.)

18)  99R-134   Approving a recommendation that the Mayor amend 
               Administrative Regulation #9 to allow for the creation & 
               implementation of a take-home vehicle program for police 
               officers in targeted revitalization strategy areas.
               (PLACED ON PENDING UNTIL 6/14/99, 6-0.)

19)  99R-135   Appointing Betsy Palmer to the Lincoln-Lancaster County 
               Board of Health to fill an unexpired term expiring April 15,
               2000. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79471.)

20)  99R-136   Reappointing Cindy Johnson, Larry Hudkins, & Rodrigo 
               Cantarero to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Board of Health 
               for three-year terms expiring April 15, 2002. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79472.)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

21)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

22)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & 
               Resolutions passed on April 26, 1999.  (PLACED ON FILE)

23)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79474.)

24)            Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomms. Occ. Tax due as 
               follows: Jan-March, 1999: OneStar Long Dstance, PNG
               Telecomms.; March, 1999:  Air-ime SMR, Transnational
               Comms., USN Communications Long Distance, AT&T Comms. of the
               Midwest, MCI Telecomms. Corp., Calls for Less, GE Capital 
               Comms., Qwest Comms. Corp., LCI International Telecom Corp.,
               Eclipse Telecomms., Smartalk Teleservices, IBM Global 
               Services, Frontier Comms., GTE Comms. Corp., Working Assets
               Funding Service, McLeod USA Telecomms., Affinity Corp., & 
               Comdata Telecom. (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING  (ITEMS 25 & 26 HAD 1ST READING.)

25)  99-54     Annexing approx. 75.09 acres of property generally located at
               N. 33rd St. & Folkways Blvd. (In connection w/99-55, 99R-139)

26)  99-55     Change of Zone 3080 - App. of Superior Pointe Partners for a
               change from I-1 Industrial, B-2 Planned Neighborhood 
               Business, R-3 Residential, & AG Agricultural to I-3 
               Employment Center on property generally located at N. 33rd
               St. & Folkways Blvd.  (In connection w/99-54, 99R-139)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

27)  99-44     Change of Zone 2938A - App. of the University of Nebraska 
               Foundation to amend the special sign district of the 
               University of Nebraska Technology Park for a unique sign 
               design & arrangement on property generally located on the
               south side of Highlands Blvd. between NW 1st St. & NW
               12th St., & on the east side of NW 1st St. on both sides
               of Highland Cir. (PASSED, 6-0; #17504.)

28)  99-48     Renaming W. Park Ct. as "W. B Ct." located on the north side 
               of W. "A" St. at approx. SW 15th St. (PASSED, 6-0; #17505.)

PENDING LIST (EXTENDED ONE WEEK.)

29)  94R-361   Ordering Construction of Paving Unit 123 in N St. between 
               1st & 2nd Sts. (12/19/94 - Placed on Pending)

30)  95-128    Change of Zone 2912 - App. of Don Fauth for a change from AG 
               to AGR on property generally located ½ mi. west of 
               Coddington at SW 27th St. & Old Cheney Rd. (10/14/96 - 
               Placed on Pending)

31)  97-6      Vacating that portion of 11th St. lying between the north 
               R-O-W line of Y St. & the northwesterly line of Burlington
               Northern R.R. R-O-W in the NE¼ of Sec. 23, T10N, R6E.
               (2/3/97 - Placed on Pending until receipt of money)

32)  97-66     Change of Zone 3023 - App. of the Planning Director for a 
               change from B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business to R-5 
               Residential on property generally located at 7401 Pioneers 
               Blvd. (6/9/97-Placed on Pending)

33)  98-52     Declaring city-owned property legally described as the 
               Remaining Portion of Lots 226-229, Ridgeview Add., except 
               the north 10' of said lots, generally located at N. 5th & 
               Adams St., as surplus & authorizing the sale thereof. 
               (4/6/98 - Placed on Pending)

34)  97-122    Amending §5.04.060 of the LMC to prohibit issuance of 
               special designated  licenses for sale of liquor to the 
               general public in the downtown area on home football game 
               days.   (8/25/97 - Amended; Placed on Pending)

35)  97-142    Change of Zone 3076 - App. of Dustrol, Inc. for a change 
               from AG Agricultural to H-4 General Commercial on property
               generally located on the south side of Arbor Rd., west of 
               N. 56th St. (9/22/97 - Placed on Pending)

36)  98-153    Change of Zone 3141 - App. of Randy Rohlmeier for a change 
               from R-2 Residential to I-1 Industrial, on property generally
               located at the southwest corner of N. 33rd St. & Leighton 
               Ave.  (9/21/98 - Placed on Pending)

37)  98R-370   Approving an exception to the Guidelines & Regulations for 
               Driveway Design & Location requirements of vehicle stacking
               for Lincoln Federal Savings at 70th & "O" Sts.  (11/23/98 -
               Placed on Pending for 30 days)

38)  99-10     Change of Zone 3129 - App. of Lincoln Federal Savings Bank 
               for a change from R-3 Residential to O-3 Office Park on 
               property generally located at 77th St. & Pioneers Blvd. 
               (2/22/99 - Placed on Pending)

39)  99-23     Creating Water Dist. 1178 in W. Adams St. from NW 53rd St. 
               to NW 56th St. & in NW 56th St. from W. Adams St. south 
               approx. 550' to the south line of Airport Heights 1st Add.
               (In connection w/99-24) (4/5/99 - Placed on Pending)

40)  99-24     Creating Sewer Dist. 1172 from a point located 150' southwest
               of W. Kingsley & NW Michael Sts. to the south line of Airport
               Heights 1st Add. located 175' west of NW 56th St.  (In 
               connection w/99-23) (4/5/99 - Placed on Pending)

41)  98-193    Amending the corporate limits of the City by annexing one
               lot & a portion of another lot generally located NW 56th 
               & W. Adams Sts. (In connection w/99-24) (4/5/99 - Placed 
               on Pending)

42)  99-43     Approving increases in the Health Dept. Food Handler Permit 
               fees up to $10 & Food Establishment Annual Renewal Fees from
               $135 to $170. (4/26/99 - Public Hearing Delayed to 6/1/99)

43)  99-49     Change of Zone 2531AA - App. of Hampton Development Services 
               to amend the Williamsburg Village Final P.U.D. to permit 125
               dwelling units for elderly people, 60 dwelling units for 
               assisted living, & a waiver of the height limit from 35' to 
               42', on property generally located at S. 40th St. & Pine 
               Lake Rd.  (In connection w/99-50) (4/26/99 - Public Hearing
               Delayed to 6/1/99)

44)  99-50     Vacating all of Williamsburg Village 17th Add. except for 
               the 40th St. right-of-way generally located at S. 40th St.
               & Pine Lake Rd.  (In connection w/99-49) (4/26/99 - Public
               Hearing Delayed to 6/1/99)

45)  99-104    Vacating the alley immediately north of W. C St. & West of 
               SW 1st St. & a portion of the alley immediately south of W.
               B St. between SW 1st & S. 1st St.  
               (4/26/99 - Placed on Pending)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC 
HEARING ON MONDAY, MAY 17, 1999: (APPROVED, 6-0.)

46)  99R-137   Appointing Denis Donohoe & Rich Claussen to the Cable 
               Advisory Board to fill unexpired terms expiring July 1, 2001
               & July 1, 2000 respectively.

47)  99R-138   Appointing Linda Willard & Kenee Fox to the Human Rights 
               Commission to fill unexpired terms expiring Dec. 31, 2001.

48)  99R-139   Accepting & approving the Pre. Plat of Superior Pointe 
               Employment Center on property generally located at N. 33rd 
               St. & Folkways Blvd.  (In connection w/99-54, 99-55)

49)  99R-140   Accepting the report of new & pending tort claims against 
               the City & approving disposition of claims set forth therein
               for the period of April 16 through April 30, 1999.

ADJOURNMENT 3:00 P.M.

UPCOMING HEARINGS

 Setting Hearing Date of Mon., May 17, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. for the following:
     App. of Charlie's Seafood Grill, Inc. dba Charlie's Seafood Grill for 
        a Retail Class I Liquor License at 3940 Village Dr.
     App. of Sotos, Inc. dba Bongo for a Retail Class I Liquor License at 
        815 "O" St. App. of Ron Pushcar dba Coconut Bay for a Retail Class
        C/K Liquor License at 421 S. 9th.

21)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

     Setting hearing date of Mon., May 24, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. on the App. of 
     Maria Guadalupe Rico dba Rico's Mexican Restaurant for a Retail Class 
     J Liquor License at 6112 Havelock Ave.  (Due to the Transfer of the 
     Class J Liquor License from 304 W. 13th St., Grand Island, Nebraska)
     (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79473.)

     Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax due as follows: 
     March, 1999 from  Lincoln Celtelco and April, 1999 
     from One Call Comms.  (PLACED ON FILE)

     Lincoln Water & Wastewater System Recapitulation of Daily Cash Receipts 
     for month of April, 1999. (PLACED ON FILE)

     THE FOLLOWING APPLICATIONS WERE REFERRED TO PLANNING DEPT.:
     Special Permit 1770 - App. of James Petrzilka to add an addition to 
        the rear of the house at 6200 Judson St. 
     Special Permit 1771 - App. of Land Construction, Inc. for extraction 
        of sand, gravel & soil at  84th & ½ mile south of Havelock.
     Special Permit 1772 - App. of Jeffrey & Jeffrey for expansion of non-
        conforming use at 3110 S. 47th St.
     Special Permit 1692A - App. of Gary Bredehoft to develop single family 
        homes & duplex unit & a golf course at S. 27th & Yankee Hill Rd.
     Combined Use Permit/Special Permit 14 - App. HBII, Inc. to construct & 
        operate a hotel in an O-3 Office Park Dist. at 60th & Old Cheney Rd.
     Use Permit 117 - App. of Gary Bredehoft for retail & school use on 
        property at S. 14th & Pine Lake Rd.

     Informal Request for a San. Sewer Dist. to serve the southerly portion 
     of Northview Add. signed by J.D. Burt of Design Assocs. 
     (REFERRED TO PUBLIC WORKS.)

     Informal Request for a Paving Dist. to pave the north-south alley from 
     Madison Ave. to St. Paul Ave. between 49th & 50th Sts. signed by First 
     United Methodist Church.  (REFERRED TO PUBLIC WORKS.)

     Request for reconsideration of denial of claim by Jose Lovato. 
     (REQUEST DENIED, 6-0.)

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