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          ACTION For The Regular City Council Meeting Held
                Monday, July 26, 1999 At 1:30 p.m.


PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCES -
 2ND READING (ITEMS 1 THRU 4 HAD 2ND READING; SEE ITEM 4)

1)   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.

 2)  99-77     Annexing approx. 20 acres of property generally located 
               southwest of N. 27th St. & Interstate 80.

 3)  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.

 4)  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.  (In connection w/99R-193) 
               (WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4308)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS 

 5)  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. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79607)

 6)  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. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79608)

 7)  99R-192   Ordering Improvement Dist. 182 constructed in 23rd St. from
               Fletcher Ave. north 429'.  (Item to be withdrawn - had been
               voted on previously)  (WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4309)

 8)  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.  (In 
               connection w/99-85) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79609)

 9)  99R-194   Approving the placement of artwork on public property at the 
               southwest corner of 12th & Q Sts. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-1; MCROY DISSENTING; A-79610)

10)  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 of 539 N. 27th St. for future development.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79611)

11)  99R-196   Appointing Ross Hecht to the Fire & Police Pension Advisory 
               Committee to fill an unexpired term expiring October 1, 2002.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79612)

12)            App. of the Lincoln Children's Museum to conduct a raffle
               within the City of Lincoln from Aug. 2 through Sept. 28, 
               1999. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79613)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
   
13)            Request the One and Six Year Streets and Highways Program
               Public Hearing be Mon., Aug. 9, 1999, at 6:30 p.m. (Public
               Works) (HEARING DATE SET FOR MON., AUG. 9, 1999 AT 
               6:30 P.M., 7-0)
 
14)            Petition to vacate Public Way in the north-south alley 
               between 49th & 50th Streets from St. Paul Ave. to Madison
               Ave. signed by Linda Carlson Schmidt, Chairman of the Board
               of Trustees of First United Methodist Church. 
               (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)


15)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

16)            Clerk's Letter &  Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & 
               Resolutions passed on July 12, 1999. (PLACED ON FILE)

17)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79615)

18)            Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax due as 
               follows: April, 1999: Long Distance Int'l., Excel;
               May, 1999: Long Distance Int'l.; June, 1999: 
               Long Distance Int'l., Sprint Spectrum, Business Telecom., 
               Winstar Wireless; July, 1999: Nebraska Lincoln 
               Business. (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING    (ITEMS 19 THRU 23 HAD 1ST
READING)

19)  99-87     Adopting pay schedules & schedules of pay ranges for 
               employees of the City of Lincoln, Nebraska whose 
               classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed by the
               letters "E", "X", & "M".

20)  99-88     Vacating Hill St. between the Van Dorn Bypass to Park Blvd.
               on the south side of Van Dorn.

21)  99-89     Change of Zone 3188 - App. of Jeffrey J. Fredrick for a 
               change from R-4 Residential to B-3 Commercial on property
               generally located on the northeast corner of N. 27th & 
               Starr Sts.

22)  99-90     Change of Zone 3191 - App. of Richard Svoboda for a change 
               from B-3 Commercial to R-5 Residential/R-C Residential 
               Conservation Dist. on property generally located at 17th 
               & Sumner Sts.

23)  99-91     Amending Chapter 4.16 of the LMC relating to the Community 
               Health Endowment to provide for nominations by the Mayor & 
               City Council to the Board of Trustees with appointments 
               being made by the City Council & extending the original 
               Board appointments by one year.


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

24)  99-76     Annexing approx. 40.4 acres of property generally 
               located at NW 56th St. & W. Leighton Ave. 
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17530)

25)  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. (PASSED, 7-0; #17531)

26)  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. (PLACED ON PENDING TO 2/1/2000, 7-0)

27)  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)
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17532)

28)  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 connection w/99-83)
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17533)

29)  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)
               (WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4310)

30)  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) (REFERRED BACK TO PLANNING, 7-0)


PENDING LIST     (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

31)  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)

32)  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)

33)  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)

34)  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)

35)  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)

36)  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)

37)  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)

38)  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)

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)  99-104    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)

43)  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)

44)  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)

45)  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)

46)  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)

47)  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)

48)  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.
               (7/19/99 - Placed on Pending - Had 1st Reading)

49)  99-71     Change of Zone 3185 - App. of the First Assembly of God 
               Church for a change of zone from R-2 Residential to O-3 
               Office Park on property generally located at the southeast 
               corner of 56th & "R" Sts. (7/19/99 - Placed on Pending until
               8/9/99 for vote)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY,  AUG. 2, 1999:  APPROVED, 7-0

50)  99R-197   Accepting the report of new & pending tort claims against 
               the City & approving disposition of claims set fort therein
               for the period of July 1 thru July 15, 1999.

51)  99R-198   Special Permit 1780 - App. of John Jacox for authority to 
               sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises 
               at 8401 W. "O" St.

52)  99R-199   Special Permit 1782 - App. of D&D Enterprises for authority 
               to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises 
               at 2602 & 2608 Park Blvd.

53)  99R-200   Waiving the subdivision requirement for minimum lot depth of
               120' for residential lots abutting a major street on property
               generally located on the east side of S. 56th St. at Spruce
               St.

54)  99R-201   Waiving the design standard condition for the installation
               of sidewalks along the south side of Royal Ct., just east 
               of S. 27th St., generally known as 2727 Royal
               Ct., in the Admin. Final Plat. of Sysel-Pallesen Add.

55)  99R-202   Combined Use Permit/Special Permit 11D - App. of Silver 
               Offices, Inc. & Krueger Development Co., to amend South 
               Pointe Pavilions to add an early childhood care facility & 
               reduce the front yard setback in the office area northeast
               of 32nd & Pine Lake Rd.

56)  99R-203   Approving the Appointment of Scott Frogge to the City 
               Personnel Board for a Five-year term expiring June 22, 2004.

ADJOURNMENT 2:37 P.M.

UPCOMING HEARINGS

     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.

     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.

     Public Hearing - 99/2000 Mayor's recommended annual operating Budget &
     Capital Improvement Program FY 1999-2005 - Mon., Aug. 9, 1999, at 
     6:30 p.m.

15)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS
     
     Setting hearing date of Mon., Aug. 9, 1999 at 6:30 p.m. on the Man. 
     App. of Ronald R. Simpson for Grisanti, Inc. dba "Grisanti's" at 6820
     "O". (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79614)

     Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax due as follows: 
     June, 1999: Aliant, Claricom Networks, Frontier Comm., Equality,
     Assoc. Adm., Long Distance of Michigan, Incomnet, Global Telephone, 
     Incom, Stormtel, Affinity Network, GST Net, Glyphics, NOSVA, LDM 
     Systems, NOS Comm., UniDial, RSL Com USA, UStel, Touch 1 Comm., GTC 
     Telecom, Network, Western Union, Global Com, Worldtel.  
     (PLACED ON FILE)

     Report from City Treasurer of 911 Surcharge remittance for quarter 
     ending June 30, 1999 for quarter ending June 30, 1999 from Aliant Comm.
     (PLACED ON FILE)

     THE FOLLOWING WERE REFERRED TO PLANNING DEPT.:
     App. of Vichol Chinsomboon for a beer & wine permit for sit in 
     restaurant, Great Scott's  Food Court, at 3111 N.W. 12th St.

     Report from City Treasurer of Cash on hand at the close of business
     June 30, 1999.  (PLACED ON FILE)

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