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        ACTION From The Regular City Council Meeting Held
               Monday, July 19, 1999 At 1:30 p.m.

               ALL MEMBERS PRESENT.
PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            App. of the Partnership of Green & Glass, dba Kerry O'Ryan's 
               French Quarter, for a Class I Liquor License at 700 "O" St. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-79600.)

 2)            App. of Ogden Entertainment dba Pershing Auditorium for a 
               special designated license covering an area on "N" St. from 
               16th St. to 14th St., Centennial Mall from "O" St. to "M" 
               St., & the area north & west surrounding the grounds of 
               Pershing Auditorium, on Aug. 12, 1999 from 4:00 p.m. to 
               11:59 p.m., Aug. 13, 1999 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.,
               Aug. 14, 1999 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., & Aug. 15, 1999 
               from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-79601.)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING  (ITEMS 3 THRU 7 HAD PUBLIC HEARING.)

 3)  99-76     Annexing approx. 40.4 acres of property generally located at
               NW 56th St. & W. Leighton Ave.

 4)  99-80     Change of Zone 3186 - Amending §§27.21.020, 
               27.23.020, & 27.24.020 of the LMC to remove "Boarding &
               Lodging Houses" as permitted uses in the R-6, R-7, & R-8 
               residential zoning districts. 

 5)  99-82     Change of Zone 3187 - Amending Chapter 27.69 of the LMC to 
               amend the sign ordinance to require 800' between off-premise
               signs. 

 6)  99-83     Change of Zone 3189 - App. of Bottlers, L.L.C. for a change 
               from I-1 Industrial to H-3 Hwy. Commercial on property 
               generally located at 643 S. 25th St.  
               (In connection w/99-84)

 7)  99-84     Change of Zone 3192 - App. of the Interim Planning Director 
               for a change from I-1 Industrial to P Public Use on property
               generally located one-half block south of "J" St. & west of 
               S. 25th St.  (In connnection w/99-83)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS 

 8)  99R-189   Special Permit 1179 - App. of Concord Neighborhood Corp. for 
               authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the
               premises at 3951 N. 27th St.  
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79602.)

 9)            App. of St. John's Church to conduct a lottery within the 
               City of Lincoln from July 19, 1999 thru Sept. 19, 1999. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79603.)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

10)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

11)            Clerk's Letter &  Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & 
               Resolutions passed on July 6, 1999. (PLACED ON FILE)

12)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79606.)

13)            99/2000 Mayor's Recommended Annual Operating Budget & Capital
               Improvement Program FY1999-2005. (PLACED ON FILE)
               (HEARING DATE SET FOR MON., AUG. 9, 1999, AT 6:30 P.M., 7-0.)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING    (ITEMS 14 THRU 18 HAD 1ST READING.)

14)  99-75     Annexing approx. 29.4 acres of property consisting of three 
               lots & the City water tower & LES substation generally 
               located at S. 56th St. & Union Hill Rd.

15)  99-77     Annexing approx. 20 acres of property generally located 
               southwest of N. 27th St. & Interstate 80.

16)  99-78     Annexing approx. 31 acres of property generally located in 
               the Waterbrook Subdivision, including the LES substation, 
               in the vicinity of N. 33rd St. & Folkways Blvd.

17)  99-85     Authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of 
               $750,000.00 from Proj. 700900 Phase 8 Lateral Expansion & 
               Proj. 569112 Site Maintenance to Proj. 700354 Screening Berm 
               Construction, within the Landfill Revenue Fund, for the 
               purpose of expanding the screening at the Bluff Road 
               Landfill.

18)  99-86     Approving the issuance & sale of not to exceed $2,000,000 of 
               existing parking revenue bonds to finance the Market Place 
               Parking Garage & authorizing the Finance Director to 
               prescribe terms & provisions for the issuance & repayment
               of the bonds & notes & establishing related funds & 
               accounts.  (HAD 1ST READING; PLACED ON PENDING UNTIL BOND
               RATING COMES FORTH, 7-0.)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

19)  99-71     Change of Zone 3185 - App. of the First Assembly of God 
               Church for a change from R-2 Residential to O-3 Office Park 
               on property generally located at the southeast corner of 56th
               & "R" Sts.  (7/12/99 - Held over to 7/19/99 due to lack of 
               majority vote) (PLACED ON PENDING FOR 3 WEEKS TO 8/9/99 FOR
               ACTION ONLY, 7-0.)

20)  99-67     Amending §9.36.020 of the LMC to make it unlawful for 
               any person to sell, loan, or furnish any ammunition or 
               components thereof to any minor.  (7/12/99 - Action delayed 
               1 week to 7/19/99) (AMENDED, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0; #17529.)

21)  99-79     Change of Zone 3177 - Amending §27.63.390 of the LMC to 
               eliminate all conditions of the special permit for hotels & 
               motels relating to density, room size, & facilities in each 
               room in the O-3 Office Park Dist.; & §§27.69.044 &
               27.69.060 to add off-premise signs in the O-3 Office Park 
               Dist. & B-5 Planned Regional Business Dist. for motels & 
               hotels.  (In connection w/99R-186)  (ACTION DELAYED FOR 1
               WEEK TO 7/26/99, 7-0.)

22)  99R-186   Combined Use Permit/Special Permit 14 - App. of David 
               Thompson to construct & operate a 90-unit hotel in an O-3 
               Office Park Dist., to modify the sign regulations in the O-3 
               Office Park Dist. to increase the size of the two wall signs;
               & to adjust the front yard along Old Cheney Rd, to permit an
               off-premise pole sign for the hotel, on property generally 
               located at 60th & Old Cheney Rd.  (In connection w/99-79)
               (7/12/99 - Action delayed to 7/19/99) 
               (ACTION DELAYED FOR 1 WEEK TO 7/26/99, 7-0.)


PENDING LIST (EXTENDED ONE WEEK.  SEE ITEM 31.)

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  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)

29)  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)

30)  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)

31)  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) 
               (REMOVED FROM PENDING & REFERRED BACK TO PLANNING COMMISSION,
                7-0.)

32)  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)

33)  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)

34)  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)

35)  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)

36)  99R-134   Approving a recommendation that the Mayor amend 
               Administrative Regulation #9 to allow for t he creation & 
               implementation of a take-home vehicle program for police 
               officers in targeted revitalization strategy areas.  
               (5/10/99 - Placed on Pending)

37)  99-58     Change of Zone 3167 - A.P.. of College View 7th Day Adventist
               Church for a change from R-4 & R-6 Residential to B-3 
               Commercial on property generally located at S. 49th St. & 
               Lowell Ave.  (6/1/99 - Placed on Pending)

38)  99R-152   Authorizing acquisition of property contiguous with other 
               city of Lincoln property in Sarpy County east of the Platte
               River. (6/28/99 - Action delayed for 3 weeks w/Pub. Hearing
               on 7/19/99)  (7/12/99 - To remain on Pending indefinitely)

39)  99R-176   Accepting & approving the Pre. Plat of Horizon Business 
               Center generally located at S. 14th St. & Pine Lake Rd. 
               (In connection w/99R-177) (7/12/99 - Action delayed to 
               8/30/99)

40)  99R-177   Use Permit 117 - App. of South Industrial Park L.L.C., 
               Security Mutual Life Insurance Co., Lincoln Public Schools, 
               & Gary Pickering & John Rallis to develop 529,500 sq. ft. of
               industrial, office, & retail uses on property generally
               located at S. 14th St. & Pine Lake Rd.  (In connection 
               w/99R-176)  (7/12/99 - Action delayed to 8/30/99)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC HEARING
ON MONDAY,  JULY 26, 1999: (APPROVED, 7-0.)

41)  99R-190   Approving an Agrmt. between the City & KPMG L.L.P. for audit
               services for all City funds except Lincoln Electric System,
               Lincoln Water System, & Lincoln Wastewater System for the 
               fiscal years ending Aug. 31,1999, 2000, 2001, & 2002.

42)  99R-191   Approving an Agrmt. between the City & KPMG L.L.P. for audit
               services to the City of Lincoln Water & Wastewater Systems
               for fiscal years ending Aug. 31, 1999, 2000, 2001, & 2002. 

43)  99R-192   Ordering Improvement Dist. 182 constructed in 23rd St. from 
               Fletcher Ave. north 429'.

44)  99R-193   Approving a contract between the City & the lowest
               responsible bidder to be announced July 21, 1999 for 
               Leachate Collection & Treatment Facilities, & the 
               Bluff Road Phase 8 Lateral Expansion & Screening Berm Proj.


45)  99R-194   Approving the placement of artwork on public property at the
               southwest corner of 12th & Q Sts.

46)  99R-195   Authorizing the expenditure by the Urban Development Dept. 
               of up to $130,000 from the Advance Acquisition Fund 
               (Unallocated Account) to the Advance Land Acquisition Fund 
               for project costs related to acquisition or moving of 501 N.
               27th St. & acquisition/demolition of 539 N. 27th St. for 
               future development.

47)  99R-196   Appointing Ross Hecht to the Fire & Police Pension Advisory 
               Committee to fill an unexpired term expiring October 1, 2002.


ADJOURNMENT  2:40 P.M.

10)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS
     
     Setting hearing date of Mon., Aug. 2, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. on the Man. 
     App. of Lawrence Burtchaell II for Columbus Lincoln Hotel Prop LC dba
     Holiday Inn at 141 N. 9th.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79604.)

     Setting hearing date of Mon., Aug. 2, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. on the App. of
     BCRT, Inc. dba Coyote Willy for a Retail Class C Liquor License at 
     2137A Cornhusker Hwy. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79605.)

     Petition to Vacate Public Way in the east-west alley adjacent to Lots 
     14, 18, 19 &the north-south alley adjacent to Lots 15, 16, 17, & 18 
     all in Folsom's Add. signed by Robert Waechter. 
     (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

     UNL-Microbiologist Report of water tested for the month of June, 1999.
     (PLACED ON FILE)

     App. of Lincoln Children's Museum to conduct a raffle in the City from
     Aug. 2, 1999 to Sept. 28, 1999. (HEARING DATE SET FOR JULY 26, 1999
     AT 1:30 P.M., 7-0.)

     THE FOLLOWING WERE REFERRED TO THE PLANNING DEPT.:
     Use Permit 120 - App. of David & Olivia Harrison to practice 
      chiropractic medicine on property at 8030 O St.  
     Use Permit 122 - App. of Homestead Presbytery of the Presbyterian 
      Church to construct a church & associated parking on property 
      generally located at NW 1st St. & W. Barons Rd.
     Change of Zone 67HP - App. of Sigma Chapter House for a change from
      R-7 to R-2 w/Landmark Designation on property locate at 616 N. 16th
      St.
     Change of Zone 3178 - App. of Ridge Place, Ltd., Southview Inc. & 
      Ridge Development Co. for a change from AG, R-4 & R-3 to R-3, B-2,
      O-3, R-3 & R-4 on property generally located at 27th to 33rd & Yankee
      Hill Rd.
     Special Permit 1787 - App. of Titan Towers to install a multiple-use 
      communications tower on property generally located at Sun Valley Blvd.
      & MoPac.
     Special Permit 1788 - App. of Divine Tower Internat'l Corp. to 
      construct a monopole telecommunications facility on property 
      generally located at W. O St. & Interstate 80.
     Special Permit 1789 - App. of Divine Tower Internat'l Corp. for a 
      telecommunications antenna facility to be located on the rooftop of 
      Centennial Hall on the Nebraska Wesleyan University campus on 
      property generally located at 53rd & Madison.

10)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS (cont'd)

     Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax due as follows: 
     April, May, & June, 1999:  Zenex Long Distance; May, 
     1999: Trans National Comms., Atcall, Inc., Comdata Telecom Svcs., 
     Frontier Comms., LCI Internat'l, Eclipse Telecomms., Telegroup, Calls 
     For Less, & IBM Global Services; June, 1999:  One Call
     Comms., & Operator Comms. (PLACED ON FILE)

     Two Petitions to Vacate Public Way in the abandoned alleyway from 
     alley between Q & R Sts. curving south to Q St., the portion that
     abutts our property signed by Jerome & Connie Kucera and Mary 
     Gillespie. (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

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