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                   ACTION For The Regular City Council Meeting Held
                          Monday, Sept. 27, 1999 At 1:30 p.m.

                                ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - 
PRESENTED TO  SCOTT ZIMMERMAN OF INFORMATION SERVICES.



PUBLIC HEARING LIQUOR LICENSES

 1)            Application of Geemax, Inc. dba "N-Zone" for a special 
               designated license covering an area measuring 63 ½
               feet by 108 feet north of the premises at 728 Q Street on
               October 2, 1999 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-1; JOHNSON DISSENTING; A-79747)


PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCES 
- 2ND READING (ITEM  2 HAD 2ND READING)

 2)  99-111    Vacating the east west alley located between 8th & 
               9th St. from E to D Sts.


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

 3)  99-103    Annexing approx. 340.23 acres of property generally located 
               between Old Cheney Rd. & Pine Lake Rd. west of S. 98th St.
               (In connection w/99-104, 99R-234, 99R-235, 99R-236, 99R-274,
               99R-275) (PASSED, 7-0; #17555)

 4)  99-104    Change of Zone 3168 - App. of Hampton Development
               Services for a change from AG Agricultural to R-3
               Residential on property generally located between Old Cheney
               Rd. & Pine Lake Rd. west of S. 98th St.  (In connection 
               w/99-103, 99R-234, 99R-235, 99R-236, 99R-274, 99R-275) 
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17556)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 5)  99R-234   Comp. Plan Amendment 94-34 - Amending the 1994 Comp. Plan to
               extend the Future Service Limits to the east; convert the 
               area from Phase II to Phase I; & convert the area from 
               Agricultural to Urban Residential, on property generally
               located between Old Cheney Rd. & Pine Lake Rd. west of S.
               98th St.  (In connection w/99-103, 99-104, 99R-235, 99R-236,
               99R-274, 99R-275) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79748)


 6)  99R-235   Special Permit 1762 - App. of Hampton Development Services 
               to develop Vintage Heights 2nd C.U.P. consisting of 392 
               multiple family dwelling units, 170 two-family dwelling 
               units, 24 three-family dwelling units, 15 acreage single
               family dwelling units, & 360 single family lots, on property
               generally located between Old Cheney Rd. & Pine Lake Rd. 
               west of S. 98th St.  (In connection w/99-103, 99-104, 
               99R-234, 99R-236, 99R-274, 99R-275) 
               (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-79749)

 7)  99R-236   Accepting & approving the Pre. Plat of Vintage Heights 2nd 
               Add. on property generally located between Old Cheney Rd. 
               & Pine Lake Rd. west of S. 98th St. & waiving the design 
               standards requiring a low flow liner in Antelope Creek, 
               curb & gutters along S. 98th St. & Pine Lake Rd., & the 
               1,320 block length requirement.  (In connection w/99-103,
               99-104, 99R-234, 99R-235, 99R-274, 99R-275) 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79750)

 8)  99R-274   Approving an Annexation Agrmt. between the City & Hampton
               Development Services with regard to the annexation of 
               approx. 340.23 acres of property generally located
               between Old Cheney Rd. & Pine Lake Rd. west of S. 98th St.
               (In connection w/99-103, 99-104, 99R-234, 99R-235, 99R-236,
               99R-275) (SUB. RESO. ACCEPTED, 7-0; ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79751)

 9)  99R-275   Accepting a donation pursuant to a gifting agreement between
               the City & Pine Lake L.L.C. of 15,000 sq. ft. of real 
               property for a mini public park located south of Old
               Cheney Rd. & east of 84th St.  (In connection w/99-103,
               99-104, 99R-234, 99R-235, 99R-236, 99R-274) 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79752)

10)  99R-269   Approving the 1999-2000 City tax rate of .32387 per $100 of
               assessed valuation.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79753)

11)  99R-270   Special Permit 1798 - Application of S & X Corporation for 
               authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on 
               the premises at 2929 N.W. 12th Street (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79754)

12)  99R-271   Special Permit 1799 - Application of SB Partners for 
               authority to sell alcoholic beverages on the premises
               at 2701 Fletcher Ave. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79755)

13)  99R-272   Waiving the subdivision requirement that sidewalks and street
               trees be installed in the Arnold Heights Replat 4th Addition
               administrative final plat on property generally located at 
               N.W. 48th Street and West Vosler Street. 
               (ACTION DELAYED 1 WEEK TO 10/4/99, 7-0)

14)  99R-273   Accepting the report of new and pending tort claims against
               the City and approving disposition of claims set forth 
               therein for the period of September 1 through 15, 1999. 
               (ADOPTED EXCLUDING CLAIM OF JAMES A. MONEY TO BE CONSIDERED
               ON 10/4/99, 7-0; A-79756)

15)  99R-276   Appointing James E. Main to the StarTran Advisory Board to 
               fill an unexpired term expiring October 20, 2001. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79757)

16)  99R-283   Approving the appointment of Kathleen Sellman as the City/
               County Planning Director.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79758)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

17)  THE FOLLOWING WERE REFERRED TO PLANNING DEPT.:
     Special Permit 1786 - App. of Quin-C Inc, James O. Carveth, to develop
          duplex lots at vacinity of 62nd St. & Frontier Rd.
     Special Permit 1788 - App. of Jeffrey & MaryJo Rood to construct a 
          monopole telecommunications facility at 3000 W. O St.
     Special Permit 1796 - App. of Acme Investments Inc. to construct a 
          monopole telecommunications facility at 3200 NW 12th St.
     Special Permit 1797 - App. of Lincoln Properties Inc to construct a
          telecommunications facility by attaching antennas to the side 
          of an existing water tower & placing an equipment shelter on 
          the ground beneath the water tower at 4300 Industrial Rd.
     Change of Zone HP 67 - App. of Sigma Chapter House to change from R-7
          to R-7 w/landmark designation on property at 616 N. 16th St.
     Change of Zone 3196 - App. of  Planning Director to change from a B-1
          to B-2, R-3 to B-2, & AGR to B-2 at S. Coddington & West Van Dorn.
     Change of Zone 3198 - App. of Quin-C Inc, James O Carveth to change 
          from R-1 to  R-3 at the vacinity of 62nd St. and Frontier Rd.
     Change of Zone 3205 - App. of Henry & Mary Benes from R-2 to II P.U.D,
          I-I to I-I P.U.D., P to R-2 P.U.D., P to I-1  P.U.D., I-1 to 
          R-2 P.U.D. at 722 Hill St.
     Change of Zone 3209 - App. of  Planning Director from H-4 & I-1 to P
          at Salt Valley  Roadway & W. Van Dorn St.
     Change of Zone 3210 - App. of Planning Director from R-3 to AGR at 
          Coddington Ave. & West Van Dorn St.
     Special Permit 277-F - App. of Richard Penn to amend sideyard setback
          from 15' to 10' at Perry Circle, Pine Lake 4th Addition.
     Special Permit 1790 - App. of Robert E. & Betty Frampton for a 
          Community Unit Plan at SW 40th & W. Van Dorn.
     Special Permit 1801 - App. of Robert L. Frerichs for a Class B Liquor
          License at 27th  & Randolph St.
     Special Permit 1802 - App. of Sanitary Improvement Dist. #2 to attach
          9 panel antennas to an existing water tank along w/installation 
          of radio equipment on the ground at 84th & Pine Lake.
     Special Permit 1803 - App. of Lincoln Properties Inc to attach 9 
          antennas to an existing water tank along w/the installation of
          radio equipment on the ground at 4300  Industrial Ave.
     Special Permit 1804 - App. of Hampton Enterprises Inc. to construct 
          a wireless communications antenna site consisting of a monopole
          tower & adjacent equipment cabinets at 70th & Vine St.
     Special Permit 1805 - App. of Water park Owners Assn. to attach 9 pane
          antennas to an existing 125' smokestack along w/the installation 
          of radio equipment inside the existing building at 2901 A St.

18)       Request of Jack Tuma of ESP to amend the Willow Springs P.U.D. 
          to adjust the side yard setback in the R-1 Zoning Dist. from 
          10' to 5'. (REFERRED TO PLANNING DEPT.)


19)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

20)            Clerk's Letter &  Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & 
               Resolutions passed on Sept. 13, 1999. (PLACED ON FILE)

21)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79762)

22)            Setting Interest Rate & Levy the Assessments on Special 
               Assessment Group II of the Board of Equalization of Sept.
               20, 1999.  Accepting report on Board of Equalization to
               City Council on Special Assessments Group II. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79763)

23)            Reports from City Treasurer of Telecommunications Occupation
               Tax due for Aug., 1999:  Winstar, Aliant, Frontier, D & D 
               Comm., Western Union, Phoenix Network, Destia. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

24)            Report from City Treasurer of Franchise Tax for Month of 
               Aug., 1999 from UtiliCorp United. (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING (ITEMS 25 THRU 27 HAD 1ST READING)

25)  99-112    Amending Section 12.08.270 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to
               allow not more that six special liquor permits per year for
               Pershing Auditorium sponsored or co-sponsored events at 
               Pinewood Bowl in Pioneers Park.

26)  99-113    Amending pay schedules of employees whose classifications 
               are assigned to the pay range prefixed by the letter "C" 
               by creating the job classifications of "Associate 
               Engineering Specialist" and "Engineering Specialist" and 
               amending pay schedules of employees whose classifications
               are assigned to the pay range prefixed by the letter "A"
               by adding the job classification of "Senior Engineering 
               Specialist."

27)  99-114    Amending pay schedules of employees whose classifications 
               are assigned to the pay range prefixed by the letter "M" 
               by creating the job classifications of "Associate
               Engineering," "Engineer," and "Senior Engineer."


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

28)  99-108    Change of Zone 3201 - App. of HB II, Inc. for a change from 
               O-3 Office Park to B-5 Planned Regional Business on property
               generally located at 60th St. & Old Cheney Rd. 
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17557)

29)  99-110    Vacating a portion of Morgan St. north of Benton St., 
               generally located west of N. 1st St. & north of Benton St.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17558)

30)  99-97     Renaming Hwy. #77 as "Homestead Expressway" from I-80 to its
               intersection with Hwy. 136 including a portion of S. 12th 
               St. & Salt Valley Rdwy.  (PASSED, 7-0; #17559)


PENDING LIST     (EXTENDED 1 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 Air-
               port 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)  99R-134   Approving a recommendation that the Mayor amend Administra-
               tive Regulation #9 to allow for t he creation & implementa-
               tion of a take-home vehicle program for police officers in
               targeted revitalization strategy areas.  (5/10/99 - Placed
               on Pending)

43)  99-58     Change of Zone 3167 - App. 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)

44)  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)

45)  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.  (7/26/99 - Placed on Pending till 2/1/2000)

46)  99-93     Amending the corporate limits of the City by annexing approx.
               45 acres of property generally located at S. 14th St. &
               Mockingbird Lane North.  (8/23/99 - Placed on Pending for 6
               months)

47)  98-104    Vacating the alley north of W. C St. & west of SW 1st St.
               (9/7/99 - 2nd Sub. Ord. Accepted.  Placed on Pending)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC
HEARING ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1999.APPROVED, 7-0.

48)  99R-277   Approving the Lincoln Ballpark Project Interlocal Agreement
               between the City, University of Nebraska, and the Railroad 
               Transportation Safety District to cooperate in the 
               development of the Ballpark Project including related 
               public and railroad safety improvements.

49)  99R-279   Appointing Sheryl Burbach and Larry Scherer to the 
               Community Forestry Advisory Board for terms expiring 
               August 17, 2002 and August 17, 2001 respectively.

50)  99R-280   Reappointing Larry Rivers to the Community Forestry Advisory
               Board for a 3-year term expiring August 17, 2002.

51)  99R-281   Approving the Appointments of Shawn Fitzgerald, John Carlson,
               Carl Tesch, Francine Blithe, Jeff Schwebke, Lois Haupt & 
               Charles Greene to the Community Development Task Force.  
               Terms to expire 8/31/2002, except for Mr. Greene whose term
               will expire  8/31/2001.

52)  99R-282   Approving the re-appointment of P.C. Meza to the Community 
               Development Task Force.  Term to expire 8/31/2002.


ADJOURNMENT 3:09 A.M.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     Hearing date of Mon., Oct. 11, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. on the App. of 
     Maximum Impact, Inc. dba "Alexandrea" for a Retail Class I Liquor
     License at 1033 "O" St.

19)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS
     
     Petition to Vacate Public Way in East Savannah Circle from the East
     line of South 38th Street east signed by Robert D. Hampton. 
     (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

     Petition to Vacate Public Way in east-west alley adjacent to Lots, 
     1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, & 10 Kinney's O St., Addition, Lot C, Hedges & 
     Vaughn's Sub. & Lot 4, Bryant's Sub. all in Block 10, Kinney's O St.
     Addition Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska signed by Board of 
     Regents of University of Nebraska.  (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

     Report from City Treasurer of City Cash on hand at the close of 
     business Aug. 31, 1999. (PLACED ON FILE)

     Reports from City Treasurer of Telecommunications Occ. Tax due for the
     Month of August, 1999:  Sprint Spectrum, USTEL, Equality, GST Net, 
     Network Billing Systems,  Global Telephone Corp., UniDial, NOS Comm.,
     Stormtel, Inacom, Nextlink Long Distance, Network, RSL COM USA,
     Association Adm..  (PLACED ON FILE)

     Application of St. Teresa's Catholic Church of 735 S. 36th to Conduct 
     a Raffle within the City of Lincoln. 
     (HEARING SET FOR MON., 10/4/99 AT 1:30 P.M., 7-0)

     Setting date of Mon., Oct. 11, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. on the app. of D & D
     Partnership, David K. Martin & Daniel J. Alberts for a Retail Class 
     "IK" Liquor License combined with Liquor Catering License at
     2608 park Blvd. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79759)

     Setting date of Mon., Oct. 11, 1999 at 1:30 p.m on the app. of  D & D
     Partnership, David K. Martin & Daniel J. Alberts for a Retail Class 
     "I" Liquor License at 2602 Park Blvd. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79760)

     Setting date of Mon., Oct. 18, 1999 at 1:30 p.m on the app. of Ogden
     Entertainment, Inc. dba "Pershing Municipal Auditorium" for a Liquor
     Catering License at 226 Centennial Mall South.  
     (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79761)

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