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                ACTION From The Regular City Council Meeting Held
                   Monday, November 15, 1999 At 1:30 p.m.

                       ALL PRESENT EXCEPT CAMP.

  NOTE: MON., NOV. 22, 1999 WILL BE THE CITY COUNCIL 6:30 P.M. MEETING

       MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - PAT LOPEZ, HEALTH DEPT.

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR LICENSES

 1)            App. of Blue Heron, Inc. dba Blue Heron Wine Bar & Bistro
               for a Class C liquor license at 5555 S. 48th St., Suite F.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-79853.)

 2)            Man. App. of Douglas Smith for Blue Heron, Inc. dba Blue 
               Heron Wine Bar & Bistro at 5555 S. 48th St., Suite F. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-79854.)


PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCES - 2ND READING - NONE


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 3)  99R-323   Approving the use of public right-of-way by Lynn & Dorene 
               Casey for the reconstruction of a retaining wall along the
               east side of Frost Dr. north of "J" St. for the property 
               located at 3600 "J" St. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79855.)

 4)  99R-330   Resolution of Intent for use of bond proceeds for South 
               Central Recreation Center Bond. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79856.)

 5)  99R-331   Appointing Matt Morrissey to the Examining Board of Plumbers
               for a 3-yr. term expiring Sept. 4, 2002. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79857.)

 6)  99R-334   Accepting the report of new & pending tort claims against 
               the City & approving disposition of claims set forth therein
               for the period of Oct. 16 thru 31, 1999.  
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79858.)

 7)  99R-335   Appointing Susan Holland to the Government Access & 
               Information Committee to fill an unexpired term expiring 
               Jan. 1, 2000. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79859.)

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 8)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomms. Occ. Tax due as 
               follows: Aug. & Sept., 1999: USA Paging LLC; Sept., 1999:
               Aliant Comms. dba Alltel; Oct., 1999: One Call Comms.,
               Network Billing Systems, Western Union Comms. & Operator 
               Comms. (PLACED ON FILE)

               Five Petitions to Vacate Public Way in 49th St. from the 
               south right-of-way of Prescott Ave. to the north right-of-
               way of Lowell Ave. all signed by Nebraska Conference of 
               Seventh Day Adventists. (REFERRED TO LAW)

               Two Petitions to Vacate Public Way in Cooper Ave., from the
               west line of S. 52nd St., west approx. 158' to the west line
               of the north/south alley signed by Union College.
               (REFERRED TO LAW)

               Setting hearing date of Mon., Nov. 29, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. on
               the Request of Point After, Inc. dba Point After for an 
               addition of their licensed premise at 1011 W. Dawes Ave.
               (holder of a Retail Class I Liquor License). 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79860.)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

 9)            Clerk's Letter &  Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & 
               Resolutions passed on Nov. 1, 1999. (PLACED ON FILE)

10)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79861.)

11)            Setting hearing date of Mon., Dec. 6, 1999, at 10:00 a.m. 
               on the Board of Equalization Special Assessment Group III.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79862.)

11a)           Levying the Assessments & Setting the Interest Rate for the 
               Downtown Core & Perimeter Management & Enhancement Dists. & 
               the Downtown Maintenance Dist. from the Board of 
               Equalization of Nov. 8, 1999. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79863.)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING - NONE

RESOLUTIONS - FOR COUNCIL ACTION - HAD PUBLIC HEARING

12)  99R-320   Waiving the design standard conditions for the installation
               of sidewalks & street trees along the south side of W. "O"
               St. & the west side of SW 27th St. in the Admin. Final Plat
               of U.S. Xpress Add..  (11/8/99 - Action delayed to 11/15/99)
               (REMOVED FROM THE AGENDA DUE TO HAVING BEEN ADOPTED ON
               11/8/99, 6-0.)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING
  
13)  99-131    Change of Zone 3211 - App. of McDonald's Corp. to amend 
               §27.69.240 of the LMC to increase the area of menu 
               board signs. (PASSED, 6-0; #17576.)

14)  99-132    Amending the corporate limits of the City by annexing 
               approx. 10 acres of property generally located 1/3 mile 
               south of 84th & Old Cheney Rd. (PASSED, 6-0; #17577.)

15)  99-133    Amending Chapter 9.16 of the LMC by adding a new section 
               numbered 9.16.185 to make it unlawful for any person to 
               intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly spit or expectorate
               upon another person. (PASSED, 6-0; #17578.)

16)  99-134    Amending §2.04.020 of the LMC to prohibit the use of 
               any mobile, portable, or wireless communication device in 
               any meeting of the City Council. 
               (AMENDED, 6-0; PASSED, 6-0; #17579.)


PENDING LIST (EXTENDED ONE WEEK.  SEE ITEM 36.)

17)  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)

18)  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)

19)  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)

20)  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)

21)  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)

22)  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)

23)  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)

24)  99R-134   Approving a recommendation that the Mayor amend Administra-
               tive Regulation #9 to allow for the creation & implementation
               of a take-home vehicle program for police officers in 
               targeted revitalization strategy areas.  (5/10/99 - Placed 
               on Pending)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  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)

29)  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)

30)  99R-289   Comp. Plan Amendment 94-38 - App. of the Planning Director 
               to incorporate the Beal Slough Basin Stormwater Master Plan
               by reference as an approved component of the Comprehensive 
               Plan.  (10/11/99 - Placed on Pending)

31)  99-116    Change of Zone 3208 - App. of the Planning Director to 
               delete the 50' Building Line Dist. along the north side of 
               Pioneers Blvd. abutting Lot 2, Brockemeyer Add., generally 
               located at S. 84th St. & Pioneers Blvd.  (10/18/99 - Placed
               on Pending)

32)  99-120    Vacating the westerly 25' of N. 8th St. lying between P & Q
               Sts. & the south 8' of Q St. adjacent to Lot 1, Candy 
               Factory Subdivision.  (10/25/99 - Placed on Pending)

33)            Man. App. of Jon Mackey for Famous Dave's Ribs-U, Inc. dba
               Famous Dave's at 2750 Pine Lake Rd.  (10/25/99 - Placed on
               Pending for Report)

34)  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. (11/1/99 - Placed on Pending) 

35)  99-126    Vacating portions of "M", "N", & S. 8th Sts. between "M" &
               "N" Sts. on the west side of S. 8th St.  (11/1/99 - Placed
               on Pending)

36)  99R-324   Adopting the Lincoln Electric System Annual Operating & 
               Capital Improvements Budget for calendar year 2000.  
               (11/8/99 - Action delayed to 11/22/99)  
               (REMOVED FROM PENDING TO HAVE ACTION ON 11/22/99, f6-0.)

37)  99-135    Change of Zone 3198 - App. of Quin-C, Inc. for a change from
               R-1 to R-2 Residential on property generally located at S. 
               62nd St. & Old Cheney Rd.  (In connection w/99R-332, 
               99R-333)  (11/8/99 - Pub. Hearing delayed to 11/29/99)

38)  99R-332   Special Permit 1786 - App. of Quin-C, Inc. to develop Black 
               Forest Estates C.U.P. consisting of 88 dwelling units on 
               property generally located at S. 62nd St. & Old Cheney Rd.
               (In connection w/99-135, 99R-333)  (11/8/99 - Pub. Hearing
               delayed to 11/29/99)

39)  99R-333   Accepting & approving the Pre. Plat of Black Forest Estates 
               on property generlly located at S. 62nd St. & Old Cheney Rd.
               including waivers of the requirements for a sidewalk along 
               the west side of Black Forest Dr., a roll-over curb section,
               & a low flow liner.  (In connection w/99-135, 99R-332)  
               (11/8/99 - Pub. Hearing delayed to 11/29/99)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC 
HEARING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1999:(APPROVED, 6-0.)

40)  99R-326   Ordering Construction of Paving Unit 134 in 72nd St. 
               from Havelock Ave. to Morrill Ave.

41)  99R-336   Special Permit 1725A - App. of Chuck Schmidt to amend the 
               Christensen Court C.U.P. to increase the number of dwelling 
               units from 9 to 13 on property generlly located at 37th & L
               Sts.


42)  99R-337   Approving an Agrmt. between Big Red Keno & T & C Lounge for
               the operation of a Keno satellite site at 3245 Cornhusker 
               Hwy.

43)  99R-338   Approving a Conservation Easement Agrmt. between the 
               City & Long View Estates, Inc. to encourage & preserve 
               the wetlands in an area generally located at S.W. 40th
               & W. Van Dorn Sts.

44)  99R-339   Approving a Skywalk Permit & Operating Agrmt. between
               the City & John Q. Hammons Revocable Trust authorizing
               the development & operation of a sky-alk over N. 10th 
               St. & N. 11th St. connecting the Embassy Suites Hotel 
               to the Que Place Garage & to a new public garage on 
               Block 34.


ADJOURNMENT 2:31 P.M.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     Hearing date of Mon., Nov. 22, 1999, at 6:30 p.m. - 99R-326 
     Resolution to provide the authority to construct a Paving Unit 
     on 72nd St. from Havelock Ave. to Morrill Ave.

     Hearing date of Mon., Nov. 22, 1999, at 6:30 p.m. on the Man. 
     App. of Damon Debowey for Misty Edgewood at 5508 S. 56th.

     Joint Public Hearing - Lincoln City Council/State Highway 
     Commission - Mon., Nov. 29, 1999 at 6:30 p.m. regarding East 
     "O" Street Widening Design Project.

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