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         Action From The Regular City Council Meeting To Be Held
                Monday, December 20, 1999 At 1:30 p.m.

NO REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS: MON., DEC. 27, 1999 & MON., JAN. 3, 2000
                  ALL MEMBERS PRESENT.

PUBLIC HEARING LIQUOR LICENSES

 1)            App. of BCRT, Inc. dba Coyote Willy for a SDL covering an 
               area measuring 60' by 105' in the parking lot of the premises
               at 2137 Cornhusker Hwy. on Dec. 31, 1999 from 12:00 noon to
               1:00 a.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-79909.)
 
 2)            App. of K & Z Distributing Co. to delete portions of the 
               licensed premises at 6301 N. 60th St. making the licensed
               description as follows: two story building 39' by 135' 
               excluding storage cooler 12' by 15' at the northwest corner
               of the 1st floor & excluding 39' by 42' to the south on the
               2nd level. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-79910.)

 3)            Man. App. of Brian Tomes for Misty, Inc. dba Misty III at
               6235 Havelock Ave. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-79911.)

 4)            Man. App. of Dana Daniel for Faye-B's Inc. dba South St. 
               Liquor at 1000 South St. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0;
               A-79912.)

PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCES - 2ND READING   
(ITEMS 5 & 6 HAD PUBLIC HEARING.)

 5)  99-141    Vacating the southern 5'6" of Q St. between 11th St. & 50' 
               west of 12th St.  (AMENDED, 7-0.)

 6)  99-142    Vacating the E. Savannah Cir. right-of-way stub east of S. 
               38th St.

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 7)  99R-362   Approving an Agrmt. between the City & Nebraska Dept. of
               Roads to accept $332,000 of Transportation Enhancement Funds
               for construction of the Bison Trail. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79913.)

 8)  99R-363   Appointing Oscar Harriott to the Commission on Human Rights
               for a 3-yr. term expiring Dec. 31, 2002. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79914.)

 9)  99R-364   Reappointing David Temple & Ernesto Castillo, Jr. to the
               Commission on Human Rights for 3-yr. terms expiring Dec. 31,
               2002. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79915.)

10)  99R-365   Appointing Stanley Cooper to the Citizen Police Advisory
               Board for a 3-yr. term expiring Nov. 17, 2002. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79916.)

11)  99R-366   Reappointing Deane Finnegan & Dorothy Anderson to the 
               Citizen Police Advisory Board for 3-yr. terms expiring Nov.
               17, 2002. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79917.)

12)  99R-367   Reappointing Melba Cope, Paige Roberts, Lori Warner, Mary
              Lee Johns, & Stefanie Ortiz-Cidlik to the Lincoln-Lancaster
               Women's Commission for 3-yr. terms expiring Jan. 1, 2003.
               (ADOPTED, 6-1; FORTENBERRY DISSENT-ING; A-79918.)

13)  99R-368   Appointing Marla Payant to the Lincoln-Lancaster Women's
               Commission to fill an unexpired term expiring March 1, 2002.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79919.)

14)  99R-369   Authorizing submittal of a Grant App. by the Parks & 
               Recreation Dept. to the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission for
               Recreational Trails Program for funding to assist with 
               construction of the 1.1 mile Williamsburg/Tierra Trail
               between Williamsburg Park & Tierra Park. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79920.)

15)  99R-372   Authorizing submittal of a Grant App. by the Parks & 
               Recreation Dept. to the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission for
               Land & Water Conservation for funding to assist with the 
               development of a skate park in Van Dorn Park. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79921.)

16)  99R-370   Use Permit 82B - App. of Design Data to decrease the 
               required number of parking stalls from 127 to 82 for an
               office building generally located southeast
               of S. 14th St. & Old Cheney Rd. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79922.)

17)  99R-371   Special Permit 1814 - App. of Lincoln Firefighters Local 
               #644 for authority to sell alcoholic beverages for 
               consumption on the premises at the Firefighters
               Union Reception Hall at 241 Applecreek Rd. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79923.)

18)  99R-373   Assessing the costs incurred by the City since Jan. 1, 1999
               through Dec. 31, 1999, for cutting weeds against various 
               benefitted properties. 
               (PUB. HEARING CONT'D & ACTION DELAYED TO 1/10/2000, 7-0.)

18a)           App. of Nebraska Fertilizer & Ag-Chemical Institute to
               conduct a raffle within the City of Lincoln from Dec. 20,
               1999 thru Jan. 27, 2000. (RULES SUS-PENDED TO HAVE PUB.
               HEARING & ACTION ON THIS DATE, 7-0; ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79924.)

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

19)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

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

21)            Investment of Funds purchased beginning Dec. 3, 1999.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79931.)
               Investment of Funds purchased beginning Dec. 10, 1999.   
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79932.)

22)            Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax due as 
               follows: Oct., 1999: Trans National Comms.; Nov., 1999:
               Operator Comms., Winstar Wireless, & Western Union Comms.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

ORDINANCES - 1ST READING - NONE

RESOLUTIONS - FOR COUNCIL ACTION - HAD PUBLIC HEARING

23)  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/99R-333)  (AMENDMENT AMENDED, 7-0; AMENDED,
               7-0; ADOPTED, 6-1; COOK DISSENTING; A-79933.)

24)  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-ments for a sidewalk
               along the west side of Black Forest Dr., a roll-over curb
               section, & a low flow liner.  (In connection w/99R-332)
               (AMENDMENT AMENDED, 7-0; AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED, 6-1; COOK
               DISSENTING; A-79934.)

25)  99R-359   Accepting the report of the William Siedhoff Claim filed 
               against the City & approving disposition of said claim. 
               (ADOPTED, 5-0; CAMP & FORTENBERRY ABSENT; A-79904A.)

26)  99R-356   Special Permit 1790 - App. of Long View Estates Inc. to 
               develop Long View Estates C.U.P. consisting of 50 dwelling
               units on property generally located at S.W. 40th & W. Van 
               Dorn Sts.  (In connection w/99R-357) (AMENDED, 6-0;
               FORTENBERRY ABSENT; ADOPTED, 4-2; MCROY & SHOECRAFT
               DISSENTING; A-79935.)

27)  99R-357   Accepting & approving the Pre. Plat of Long View Estates on
               property generally located at S.W. 40th & W. Van Dorn Sts. 
               & approving waivers to the requirements of sidewalk, storm
               water detention, landscape screen, street lights, street 
               trees, & block length. (In connection w/99R-356)
               (ADOPTED, 4-2; MCROY & SHOECRAFT DISSENTING; A-79936.)

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING 

28)  99-137    Amending Chapter 27.63 of the LMC to allow off-premises 
               signs within 500' measured in all directions from a sen-
               sitivity zone; & amending Chapter 27.69 to amend the require-
               ments for off-premises signs to require an administrative 
               permit for the installation of an off-premises sign, to 
               provide for the removal of a non-conforming off-premises
               sign in order to obtain the administrative permit, to 
               provide for the automatic expiration of the administrative
               permit, to provide provisions for renewal of the permit, to
               provide spacing requirements between off-premises signs & 
               between off-premises signs & entry corridors, designated
               zoning districts, & designated uses & activities, to provide
               restrictions on light-ing, & to provide for the removal of 
               abandoned off-premises signs. 
               (ACTION DELAYED TO 1/10/2000, 6-0; FORTENBERRY ABSENT.)

29)  99-139    Change of Zone 3214 - Amending §§27.55.020 & 
               27.55.050 of the LMC (Zoning Ordinance) to require that all
               elevations & topographic data for floodplain development 
               permits & preliminary plats be submitted in North American
               Vertical Datum (NAVD) 1988.  (12/13/99 - Sub. Amendment
               Approved) (PASSED, 6-0; FORTENBERRY ABSENT; #17583.)

30)  99-140    Amending §§26.15.015, 26.15.020, & 26.15.040 of 
               the LMC (Land Subdivision Ordinance) to require that all 
               elevations & topographic data for flood-plain development
               permits & preliminary plats be submitted in North American
               Vertical Datum (NAVD) 1988. (PASSED, 6-0; FORTENBERRY
               ABSENT; #17584.)

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)  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)

34)  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)

35)  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)

36)  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)

37)  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)

38)  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)

39)  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)

40)  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)

41)  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)

42)  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)

43)  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)

44)            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)

45)  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) 

46)  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. (12/6/99 - Placed on Pending until Spring of 2000 for
               Cont'd Public Hearing)

47)  99-136    Authorizing widening, reconstruction, & improvement of E.
               "O" St. from 52nd to Wedgewood Dr. & acquisition of 
               necessary right-of-way.  (12/13/99 - Action delayed to 
               1/24/2000)

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC HEARING
ON MONDAY, JAN. 10, 2000.  (APPROVED, 6-0; FORTENBERRY ABSENT.)

48)  99R-374   Vacating Hackberry Ln. between Anthony Ln. & E. Hillcrest 
               Dr., located in the three-mile jurisdiction of the City.

49)  99R-375   Appointing Steve Kiene to the Lincoln Electric System Admin.
               Board for a 3-yr. term expiring Dec. 31, 2002.

50)  99R-376   Appointing June Remington to the Lincoln Electric System 
               Admin. Board for a 3-yr. term expiring Dec. 31, 2002.

51)  99R-377   Appointing Tom Schleich to the Lincoln Electric System 
               Admin. Board for a 3-yr. term expiring Dec. 31, 2002.


ADJOURNMENT 4:26 P.M.

19)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

     Setting hearing date of Mon., Jan. 10, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the App.
     of Wadsworth Old Chicago, Inc. dba Old Chicago for a Retail Class I
     Liquor License at 826 "P" St.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79925.)

     Setting hearing date of Mon., Jan. 10, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the App.
     of KJ & E LLC dba Silver Star Steak & Buffet for a Retail Class I 
     Liquor License at 5555 S. 48th. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79926.)

     Setting hearing date of Mon., Jan. 10, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the Man.
     App. of Danny Lee Bolin for Whitehad Oil Co. dba U Stop Convenience
     Shop at 240 N. 17th. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79927.)

     Setting hearing date of Mon., Jan. 10, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the Man.
     App. of Britany Susanne Carlson for Whitehead, Inc. dba U Stop 
     Convenience Shop at 610 S. 10th.  
     (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79928.)

     Setting hearing date of Mon., Jan. 10, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the Man.
     App. of Kristopher L. Anderson for Pickfair Entertainment Corp. dba
     Big Red Keno Sports Bar & Grill at 955 W. "O" St. (ADOPTED, 7-0;
     A-79929.)

     Setting hearing date of Mon., Jan. 10, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the Man.
     App. of Heather Nicole Stutzman for BVR, Inc. dba Kamikaze's at 1600
     "O" St. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-79930.)

     Petition to Vacate Public Way in the east-west alley from the north 
     line of 5th St. to the south line of 6th St. requested by TMCO Invest-
     ments. (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

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