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                ACTION from the Regular City Council Meeting Held
                      Monday, March 13, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.

                 ALL MEMBERS PRESENT.

MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - JAN., 2000: CHET MCPHERSON, AGING; &
FEB., 2000: PATRICK HOWELL, LPD.

PUBLIC HEARING LIQUOR LICENSES

 1)       App. of Demetrios & Kimbe Meares dba Yia Yia's Pizza Club 1427 to
          delete an area approx. 25' by 150' to the west from its presently
          licensed premises at 142327 "O" St. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80066.)


PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCES - 2ND READING 
  (ITEMS 2 & 3 HAD 1ST READING. SEE ITEM 2.)

 2)  00-37     Approving the transfer of appropriations in the amt. of
               $6,600,000 $5,300,000 within the Wastewater Construction
               Fund from Capital Improvement Proj. Theresa St. Plant
               Treatment Expansion & Northeast Treatment Plant Expansion to
               Salt Valley Relief Sewer Improvements to complete the Salt
               Valley Relief Sewer Improvements project as one total
               project. (SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE ACCEPTED, 7- 0.)

 3)  00-58     Amending Chapter 12.08 of the LMC to provide that the
               Director of Parks & Recreation may authorize a temporary
               extension of park hours; allowing the operation of vehicles
               during public gatherings in parks; to provide that the
               Director of Parks & Recreation may authorize commercial
               activity within a park; to grant a license for the use of
               Pinewood Bowl or any athletic field, swimming pool or
               similar recreational facility; amending the insurance amount
               requirements for such licenses; & to provide that the
               Director of Parks & Recreation may grant concessions upon
               park property.

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 4)  00R-71    Approving revisions to the N. 27th St. Redevelopment Plan to
               specify project elements, including paving the alley, access,
               utility relocation, landscaping, paving, platting, & closure
               of an alley, for an area on the west side of N. 27th St.
               between "S" & "T" Sts. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80067.)

 5)  00R-72    Accepting the report of new & pending tort claims against
               the City & approving disposition of claims set forth therein
               for the period of Feb. 16 thru 29, 2000. (ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-80068.)

 6)  00R-73    Approving an Interlocal Agrmt. between the City, UNL Board
               of Regents & the Lower Platte South Natural Resources Dist.
               to create the Joint Antelope Valley Authority to coordinate,
               implement, & administer the various phases of the public 
               project. (ADOPTED, 5-2; JOHNSON & SHOECRAFT DISSENTING;
               A-80069.)

 7)  00R-74    Appointing Mary Beck & Pamela Carmichael to the Lincoln-
               Lancaster Women's Commission for terms expiring Jan. 1, 2001
               & March 1, 2003, respectively. (WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38- 4329.)

 8)  00R-75    Reappointing Neal Westphal to the Emergency Medical Services
               Committee for a 3-yr. term expiring March 28, 2003.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80070.)

 9)  00R-76    Repealing Resolution A-66767, adopted by the City Council on
               March 24, 1980, which created the Energy Commission.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80071.)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

10)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

11)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & Resolutions
               passed on Feb. 28,  2000. (PLACED ON FILE)

12)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80074.)

13)            Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax due for
               the month of Jan., 2000: IBM Global Services, Broadwing
               Telecomms., Global Crossing Telecomms., MCI Telecomms., LCI
               International, Calls for Less, Trans National Comms., &
               Excel Telecomms. (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING (ITEMS 14 THRU 16 HAD 1ST READING.)

14)  00-59     Accepting & approving a Lease Agrmt. between the City & B &
               J Partnership, Ltd. for space at 2606 Park Blvd. for a 5 yr.
               term expiring Jan. 31, 2005 for use by the Lincoln Fire 
               Dept. for the FEMA Urban Search & Rescue Task Force Program.

15)  00-60     Approving a redevelopment agreement between the City,
               Village Development, & DOT, Inc. for the development of the
               27th & Vine St. area.

16)  00-61     Vacating the southern 6 inches of "Q" St. between 11th &
               12th St. adjacent to the previously vacated area in Lot 1,
               Que Place Add.

RECONSIDERATION - RESOLUTION - COUNCIL ACTION ONLY

17)            Resolution A-80040 - Approving appropriations in the amt. of 
               $5,000 from the Operation of Keno Lottery to Nebraska AIDS
               Proj. - Lincoln.  (Reconsidered on 3/6/00, other appropria-
               tions adopted on 2/28/00) (APPROPRIATION FUNDING LOST, 3-4;
               MCROY, SENG & COOK ASSENTING.)

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING 

18)  00-32     Change of Zone 3224 - Amending Title 27 of the LMC to add a
               new Sec. 27.71.095 to permit light wells & egress windows in
               required yards.  (AMENDED, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0; #17634.)

19)  00-54     Amending Secs. 2.76.150 & 2.76.160 of the LMC to remove the
               requirement that pay increases for exceptional service be
               approved by the Mayor & to provide that the Director of
               Personnel approve such pay increases with annual reports
               sent to the Mayor. (PASSED, 7-0; #17635.)

20)  00-55     Amending Sec. 3 of Ord. 17394 relating to the pay schedules
               of employees whose classifications are assigned to the pay
               range prefixed by the letter "C" by creating the job classi-
               fication of "Environmental Laboratory Specialist II";
               changing the job classification title of "Environmental
               Technician Supervisor" to "Environmental Specialist III";
               changing the job classification title of "Utility Plant
               Equipment Supervisor" to "Facility Maintenance Supervisor";
               & changing the class code & title of "5318 Environmental
               Laboratory Technician" to "5290 Environmental Laboratory
               Specialist I". (PASSED, 7-0; #17636.)

21)  00-56     Amending Sec. 5 of Ord. 17394 relating to the pay schedules
               of employees whose classifications are assigned to the pay
               range which is prefixed by the letter "N" by creating the
               job classifications of "Maintenance Operator" & Maintenance
               Operator II"; changing the job classification title of
               "Environmental Technician I" to "Environmental Specialist I";
               & changing the job classification title of "Environmental
               Technician II" to "Environmental Specialist II."
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17637.)

22)  00-57     Authorizing the issuance of small tax allocation bonds in
               multiple series.  (PASSED, 7-0; #17638.)

PENDING LIST (EXTENDED ONE WEEK.  SEE ITEM 38.)

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  97-122    Amending Sec. 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)

27)  97-66     Change of Zone 3023 - App. of the Planning Director for a
               change from B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business to R-5 Resi-
               dential on property generally located at 7401 Pioneers Blvd.
               (11/1/99 - Placed on Pending) 

28)  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)

29)  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)

30)  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)

31)  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)

32)  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)

33)  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)

34)  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)

35)  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)

36)  00R-4     Amending the City's resolution on local government miscel-
               laneous expenditures to clarify language; to provide for
               travel approval by department directors & instituting a
               requirement for directors to submit a semi-annual report
               regarding travel authorizations; to provide that teams are
               eligible for the Mayor's Award of Excellence; & to eliminate
               references to the City's wellness program.  (1/18/00 -
               Placed on Pending)

37)  00-35     Amending Sec. 9.16.230 of the LMC to define "nudity", to
               make it unlawful for a person to appear in any public place
               in a state of nudity, & providing exceptions thereto.
               (2/22/00 - Placed on Pending until a Supreme Court Case
               Decision)

38)  00R-64    Special Permit 1423C - App. of Dru, Guy, & David Lammle to
               amend the Himark Estates C.u.P. to add land, increase the
               assigned number of dwelling units from 240 to 300 multi-
               family dwelling units, & to approve the site plan for the
               multiple family area, on property generally located at
               the northeast corner of S. 84th St. & Old Cheney Rd.
               (2/28/00 - Public Hearing cont. to 3/20/00) 
               (TO REMAIN ON PENDING, 7-0.)

39)  00-31     Amending Chapter 5.38 of the LMC to include condominiums for
               the purpose of ensuring compliance with the minimum housing
               standards. (3/6/00 - Placed on Pending)

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC 
HEARING ON MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2000.  (APPROVED, 7-0.)

40)  00R-78    Accepting & approving the Pre. Plat of Meints Add. including
               a waiver of the requirement that the centerline grade of
               streets within the floodplain be not more than one foot
               below the fifty year frequency flood elevation, on
               property generally located at 23rd & Cornhusker Hwy.

41)  00R-79    Renewing the Golf License Agreement with PGA Professional
               Dale Hardy at Ager Junior Golf Course for a 2-yr. period
               expiring 12/1/02.

42)  00R-80    Renewing the Golf License Agreement with PGA Professional
               Dan Williams at Highlands Golf Course for a 3-yr. period
               expiring May 1, 2003.

43)  00R-81    Renewing the Golf License Agrmt. with PGA Professional John
               O. Craw at Holmes Golf Course for a 3-yr. period expiring
               May 1, 2003.

44)  00R-82    Authorizing Nader Sepahur dba Yia Yia's to occupy a portion
               of the public right-of-way at 1423 "O" St. for use as a 
               sidewalk café.

45)  00R-83    Authorizing Concord Hospitality dba Applebee's to occupy a
               portion of the public right-of-way at 1133 "Q" St. for use
               as a sidewalk café.

46)  00R-84    Appointing Mary Beck & Pamela Carmichael to the Lincoln-
               Lancaster Women's Commission for terms expiring 1/01/2001
               & 1/01/2003 respectively.

47)  00R-85    Reappointing Gail Anderson to the Lincoln-Lancaster Women's
               Commission for a term expiring 3/01/2003.

48)  00R-86    Approving a Conservation Easement Agreement between the City
               & High Pointe Inc. to protect the existing wetlands in an
               area generally located at N. 27th St. & Wild Cat Dr.


ADJOURNMENT 3:58 P.M.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     Mon., March 27, 2000 at 6:30 p.m.  - Resolution to provide authority
     to order Paving Dist. 2616 constructed being 72nd St., Havelock to
     Morrill Ave.  

10)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

     Setting hearing date of Mon., March, 27, 2000 at 6:30 p.m. on the Man.
     App. of Homer Riley for Point After, Inc. dba Point After at 1011 W.
     Dawes Ave. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80072.)

     Setting hearing date of Mon., March, 27, 2000 at 6:30 p.m. on the App.
     of Lee's, Inc. dba Lee's Restaurant for a Retail Class C Liquor 
     License at 1940 W. Van Dorn. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80073.)

     Petition to Vacate Public Way in H St. from the east line of 5th St.
     to the west line of 6th St. submitted by TMCO Investments. 
     (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

     Petition to Vacate Public Way in H St. from S. 6th St. west to R.R. &
     vacated H St. submitted by Business Properties Ltd. 
     (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

     UNL Microbiologist Report of water tested for the month of February,
     2000. (PLACED ON FILE)

     Lincoln Water & Wastewater System Recapitulation of Daily Cash Receipts
     for the month of Feb., 2000. (PLACED ON FILE)

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