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                  ACTION From The Regular City Council Meeting Held
                Monday, November 22, 1999 At 6:30 p.m.

                   ALL MEMBERS PRESENT EXCEPTSHOECRAFT.

NOTE:  MON., NOV. 29, 1999, REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING BEGINS AT 1:30P.M.

SPECIAL JOINT PUBLIC HEARING - LINCOLN CITY COUNCIL/STATE HIGHWAY 
COMMISSION - EAST "O" ST. WIDENING DESIGN PROJ. - MON., NOV. 29, 1999 AT 
6:30 P.M.


PUBLIC HEARING LIQUOR LICENSES

 1)  Man. App. of Damon Debowey for Misty, Inc. dba Misty Edgewood at 5508
     S. 56th, Suite 5, Bldg. D. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-79864.)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING - NONE


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 2)  99R-326   Ordering Construction of Paving Unit 134 in 72nd St. from
               Havelock Ave. to Morrill Ave. (AMENDED, 5-1; CAMP
               DISSENTING; ACTION DEFERRED 1 WEEK TO 11/29/99 DUE TO TIE
               VOTE, 3-3.)

 3)  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 generally located at 37th & 
               L Sts. (ADOPTED, 5-1; FORTENBERRY DISSENTING; A-79865.)

 4)  99R-337   Approving an Agrmt. between Big Red Keno & T & C Lounge for
               the operation of a Keno satellite site at 3245 Cornhusker 
               Hwy. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79866.)

 5)  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.
               (PUB. HEARING CONT'D FOR 2 WEEKS TO 12/6/99, 6-0.)

 6)  99R-339   Approving a Skywalk Permit & Operating Agrmt. between the 
               City & John Q. Hammons Revocable Trust authorizing the 
               development & operation of a sky-walk 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.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79867.)

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 7)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

 8)            Clerk's Letter &  Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & 
               Resolutions passed on Nov. 8, 1999. (PLACED ON FILE)

 9)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79871.)

10)            Affidavit of Mailing for Board of Equalization Special
               Assessment Group III of Mon., Dec. 6, 1999, at 10:00 a.m.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

11)            Report from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax due for the
               month of Oct., 1999 from Winstar Wireless, Inc., Phoenix 
               Network, Inc., & D & D Communications, Inc. (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING (ITEM 12 HAD 1ST READING.)

12)  99-136    Authorizing widening, reconstruction, & improvement of E.
               "O" St. from 52nd to Wedgewood Dr. & acquisition of 
               necessary right-of-way.

RESOLUTION - HAD PUBLIC HEARING - FOR COUNCIL ACTION

13)  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) 
               (AMENDED, 6-0; ADOPTED, 6-0; A-79872.)

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING - NONE


PENDING LIST (EXTENDED ONE WEEK.  SEE ITEMS 33, 34, & 35.)

14)  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)

15)  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)

16)  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)

17)  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)

18)  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)

19)  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)

20)  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)

21)  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.  
               (5/10/99 - Placed on Pending)

22)  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)

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  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)

29)  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)

30)            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)

31)  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) 

32)  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)

33)  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) 
               (REMOVED FROM PENDING TO HAVE PUB. HEARING ON 11/29/99, 6-0.)

34)  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) 
               (REMOVED FROM PENDING TO HAVE PUB. HEARING ON 11/29/99, 6-0.)

35)  99R-333   Accepting & approving the Pre. Plat of Black Forest Estates
               on property generally located at S. 62nd St. & Old Cheney 
               Rd. including waivers of the require-ents 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) 
              (REMOVED FROM PENDING TO HAVE PUB. HEARING ON 11/29/99, 6-0.)

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC 
HEARING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1999. (APPROVED, 6-0.)

36)  99R-341   Approving a 3-yr. contract between the City & the Lincoln 
               Journal Star for the publishing of public notices & 
               advertisements on behalf of the City.
 
37)  99R-342   Appointing John Lorenzen & J. Matthew Morrissey to the Water
               Conditioning Board of Examiners for 3-yr. terms expiring 
               Sept. 4, 2002.

38)  99R-343   Appointing Gerald Schleich to the Lincoln Housing Authority 
               Board to fill an unexpired term expiring July 1, 2003.

39)  99R-344   Approving an Amendment to the Contract between the City, 
               Lancaster County, & River Oaks Communications to extend 
               consulting services related to telecommunications & personal
               wireless services & approved City funding of $12,000 plus
               expenses.

40)  99R-345   Accepting the report of new & pending tort claims against 
               the City & approving disposition of claims set forth therein
               for the period of Nov. 1 through 15, 1999.

41)  99R-346   Accepting & approving the Pre. Plat of Timber Valley on 
               property generally located at S.W. 31st & W. "A" Sts. & 
               approving waivers of the subdivision ordinance for curb &
               gutter in W. "A" St., block length in Block 3, & a low
               flow liner in Outlot A.

ADJOURNMENT 9:11 P.M.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     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.

 7)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

     Setting hearing date of Mon., Dec. 6, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. on the App. of
     B & R Stores, Inc. dba Super Saver III at 5460 S. 56th St., Russ's
     Market at 2840 S. 70th, & Russ's Market at 4400 S. 33rd Ct. for Liquor
     Catering Licenses. (ADOPTED, 5-0; CAMP ABSENT; A-79868.)

     Setting hearing date of Mon., Dec. 6, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. on the App. of
     Robert L. Frerichs dba Tobacco Store for a Retail Class B Liquor 
     License at 2633 Randolph. (ADOPTED, 5-0; CAMP ABSENT; A-79869.)

     Setting hearing date of Mon., Dec. 6, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. on the App. of
     Kmart Corp. dba Big Kmart #7553 for a Retail Class B & K Liquor 
     License at 5601 S. 59th St. (ADOPTED, 5-0; CAMP ABSENT; A-79870.)
     
     THE FOLLOWING WERE REFERRED TO THE PLANNING DEPT.:
     Special Permit 1512D - App. of Lincoln North Creek LLC to amend the 
       CUP at Sea Mountain Rd. & Folkways Blvd.
     Special Permit 1805A - App. of Divine Tower to construct a telecomms.
       facility by colocating on an existing building with Sprint at 2901 
       A St. 
     Special Permit 1814 - App. of Lincoln Firefighters Local #644 
       Reception Hall LLC to sell alcohol on property at 241 Applecreek Rd.
     Special Permit 1815 - App. of Richard Gray to expand their home at 
       1845 Van Dorn St.
     Special Permit 1816 - App. of Chadd Construction for extraction of 
       soil to prepare the site for future development at NW 40th & W. Vine.
     Change of Zone 3215 - App. of Gregg Kunz for a change from B-1 ro RT
       on property at  2425 Sumner.

     Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomms. Occ. Tax due as follows: 
     Aug. thru Oct., 1999: Opex Comms.; Oct., 1999: McLeodUSA Telecomms., 
     INACOM Comms., Network Internat'l, UniDial Comms., Glyphics Comms.,
     NOS Comms., Stormtel Inc., Business Telecom, INCOMNET Comms. Corp.,
     NOSVA Ltd., Association Administrations, Affinity Network, NEXTLINK
     Long Distance Services, Global Telephone Corp., Long Distance of 
     Michigan, RSL Coms USA, LDM Systems, Worldtel Services, GTC Telecom, 
     Equality Inc., Globalcom Inc., GST Net Inc., Tri-M Comms., Primus 
     Telecomms., Destia Comms., & ATS Mobile Telephone. (PLACED ON FILE)

     Report from City Treasurer of City Cash on hand at the close of 
     business on Oct. 29, 1999. (PLACED ON FILE)

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