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                ACTION from the Regular City Council Meeting Held
                        Monday, May 15, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.

                            ALL MEMBERS PRESENT.

PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCES - 2ND READING
    (ITEMS 1 THRU 7 HAD PUBLIC HEARING.)

 1)  00-90     Approving a contract between the City, Lincoln Haymarket
               Development Corp., & Downtown Lincoln Assoc. to operate &
               regulate a  mid-week public market in the Marketplace area
               at 12th St. from Q to R St. & R St. from 12th to 13th Sts.

 2)  00-92     Amending the pay schedules of employees whose classifications
               are assigned to the pay range prefixed by the letter "M" by
               changing the title of "City Auditor" to "City Controller."

 3)  00-93     Amending the pay schedules of employees whose classifications
               are assigned to the pay range prefixed by the letter "A" by
               deleting the titles of "Engineering Technician III" &
               "Engineering Technician IV."

 4)  00-94     Amending the pay schedules of employees whose classifications
               are assigned to the pay range prefixed by the letter "N" by
               creating the classifications of "Radio System Lead Tech-
               nician" & Utility Plant Mechanic II" & by deleting the 
               classifications of "Engineering Technician I," "Utility
               Worker,"  "Assistant Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator,"
               & "Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I."

 5)  00-95     Amending the pay schedules of employees whose classifications
               are assigned to the pay range prefixed by the letters "A" &
               "C" by changing the titles from "Engineering Technician II"
               to "Engineering Technician," from "Civil Engineer I" to 
               "Civil Engineer," from "Communications Systems Maintenance
               Supervisor" to "Radio System supervisor," from "Wastewater
               Treatment Plant Operator II" to "Wastewater Treatment Plant
               Operator," to change the class code of "Utilities Service
               Supervisor from Class Code "5335" to "1142."

 6)  00-96     Amending the pay schedules of employees whose classifications
               are assigned to the pay range prefixed by the letter "N" by
               changing the Class Title from "Utility Plant Mechanic" to
               "Utility Plant Mechanic I."

 7)  00-97     Authorizing the issuance of up to but not to exceed
               $3,500,000 City of Lincoln, Nebraska Municipal Infrastructure
               Redevelopment Fund Bonds, Series 2000. (RULES SUSPENDED TO
               HAVE 3RD READING ON THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0; #17667.)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 8)            App. of People's City Mission Foundation at 110 Q St. to
               conduct a raffle within the City of Lincoln through August
               19, 2000. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80179.)

 9)            Assessment Resolutions for Special Assessment Group I, Board
               of Equalization Meeting, May 22, 2000, at 10:00 a.m.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0.)

10)  00R-140   Approving or denying a requested transfer of the cable
               television franchise from a subsidiary of Time Warner Inc.
               to AOL Time Warner Inc.  (PLACED ON PENDING, 7-0.)

11)  00R-142   Approving the License Agrmt. between the City & PGA
               Professional Denis M. Vontz for golf professional/managers
               at Pioneers Golf Course for a 3-yr. period from June 1, 2000
               through April 30, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80180.)

12)  00R-143   Accepting the report of new & pending claims against the
               City & approving disposition of claims set forth therein for
               the period of April 16 through 30, 2000. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80181.)

13)  00R-144   Appointing Roger Kreifels & Mike Barry to the Gas Piping
               Exam Board for 3-yr. terms expiring April 1, 2003. (ADOPTED,
               7-0; A-80182.)

14)  00R-145   Reappointing Matt Morrissey, Doug Biggerstaff, & Mike
               McNiff to the Gas Piping Exam Board for 3-yr. terms expiring
               April 1, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80183.)

15)  00R-146   Appointing Gina C. Dunning as the Director of the Lincoln
               Area Agency on Aging. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80184.)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

16)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

17)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & Resolutions
               passed on May 1,  2000. (PLACED ON FILE)

18)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80186.)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING   (ITEMS 19 THRU 25 HAD 1ST READING.)

19)  00-98     Amending the corporate limits of the City by annexing approx.
               251.6 acres of property generally located at N. 84th St. &
               Havelock Ave. (In connection w/00R-151)

20)  00-99     Change of Zone 3251 - Amending Secs. 27.58.010 & 27.58.020
               of the Lincoln Municipal Code (LMC)  to amend the reference
               from "Comprehensive Plan figure 21" to "Official Zoning Map
               of the City of Lincoln."

21)  00-100    Amending Title 5 of the LMC by adding a new Chapter 5.17
               pertaining to telecommunications providers using the City's
               rights-of-way to establish definitions, standards, & permit
               fees for the use of rights-of-way; to provide for insurance,
               bonding, & construction standards for telecommunications
               facilities located in rights-of-way; to establish procedures
               for reviews of decisions regarding telecommunications 
               facilities; & to provide for enforcement of this ordinance.

22)  00-101    Adopting a revised Employee's Retirement Plan to eliminate
               outdated, obsolete language; to change provisions regarding
               employee contributions; to provide for pre-tax contributions;
               to change the vesting schedule; to eliminate provisions 
               relating to forfeitures of City contributions; to change 
               provisions regarding re-participation in the retirement plan
               after a break in service with the City; & to change 
               provisions relating to early retirement.  
              (PLACED ON PENDING UNTIL 6/5/00, 5-2; COOK & SENG DISSENTING.)

23)  00-102    Amending Chapter 2.62 of the LMC relating to the Police &
               Fire Pension Plan - Plan "A" by amending Section 2.62.020 to
               provide for a definition of "DROP", the Deferred Retirement
               Option Plan, for the Police & Fire Pension Plan "A"; & adding
               a new section numbered 2.62.045 to establish the requirements
               for participation by Police & Fire Pension Plan "A" members
               in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan.

24)  00-103    Amending Chapter 2.65 of the LMC relating to the Police &
               Fire Pension Plan - Plan "B" by amending Section 2.65.020 to
               provide for a definition of "DROP", the Deferred Retirement
               Option Plan for the Police & Fire Pension Plan "B"; & adding
               a new section numbered 2.65.045 to establish the requirements
               for participation by Police & Fire Pension Plan "B" members
               in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan.

25)  00-104    Amending Chapter 2.66 of the LMC relating to the Police &
               Fire Pension Plan - Plan "C" by amending Section 2.66.020 to
               provide for a definition of "DROP", the Deferred Retirement
               Option Plan for the Police & Fire Pension Plan "C"; & adding
               a new section numbered 2.66.045 to establish the requirements
               for participation by Police & Fire Pension Plan "C" members
               in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan.


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

26)  00-87     Change of Zone 3241 - App. of Pearle Finigan for a change
               from AG Agricultural to AGR Agricultural Residential on
               property generally located at the southwest corner of 84th
               St. & Waverly Rd. (PLACED ON PENDING FOR 2 WEEKS TO 5/30/00,
               7-0.)

27)  00-88     Change of Zone 3250 - App. of the Planning Director to amend
               Chapter 27.71 of the LMC to add a section to the zoning
               ordinance to make possible a use permit upon a premises
               which does not meet the minimum district acreage requirement
               of the O-3 Office Park, B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business,
               B-5 Planned Regional Business or I-3 Employment Center Dists.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17668.)

28)  00-89     Change of Zone 68HP - App. of the Lincoln Woman's Club
               for a landmark designation for the Woman's Club clubhouse at
               407 S. 14th St. (PASSED, 7-0; #17669.)

29)  00-91     Amending Title 2 of the LMC relating to the Fire Dept.
               to delete references to the Bureau of Fire Prevention;
               relating to the duties & responsibilities of the Fire Chief
               to delete the responsibility to inquire into the cause of 
               all fires which may occur in the City, to keep records there-
               of, & repealing the section regarding the investigation of
               fires in the City. (PASSED, 7-0; #17670.)

30)  00-76     Creating Paving Dist. 2617 in 73rd St. from Cuming to
               Thurston Sts.  (5/1/00 - Passed, 7-0; #17661.)  (5/8/00 - 
               Reconsidered) (AMENDED, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0; #17661.)


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)  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)

33)  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)

34)  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)

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

38)  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)

39)  00-35     Amending Section 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)

40)  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. 
               (3/13/00 - To remain on Pending)


41)  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)

42)  00-65     Change of Zone 3196 - App. of the Interim Planning Director
               for a change from B-1 Local Business & R-3 Residential to
               B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business & from R-3 Residential to
               AGR Agricultural Residential, on property generally located
               at S. Coddington Ave. & W. Van Dorn St.  (In connection 
               w/00-67)  (4/17/00 - Placed on Pending)

43)  00-67     Change of Zone 3247 - App. of the Interim Planning Director
               for a change from AGR Agricultural Residential & R-3 
               Residential to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business, on property
               generally located on the southwest corner of S. Coddington
               Ave. & W. Van Dorn St.  (In connection w/00-65)
               (4/17/00 - Placed on Pending)

44)  00-72     Change of Zone 3245 - App. of Manette Kidney for a change
               from AG Agricultural to O-2 Suburban Office on property
               generally located at S. 84th St. & Old Cheney Rd.  (4/24/00
               - Reconsidered & Placed on Pending)

45)  00R-126   Approving & supporting the Report & Recommendations of
               the Lancaster County Medical Society contained in the
               document entitled "Independent Medical  Oversight for
               Pre-Hospital Medical Care" which recommends an emergency &
               non-emergency medical system for the City.  (4/24/00 -
               Placed on Pending until a Provider is picked)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, MAY 22, 2000: (APPROVED, 7-0.)

46)  00R-147   Ordering Water Dist. 1179 constructed in Plum St., from
               Gillespie to approx. 350 feet east.

47)  00R-148   Ordering Water Dist. 1180 constructed in 33rd St. from
               Superior St. north to approx. Meridian Dr.

48)  00R-149   Waiving the design standard conditions for the installation
               of sidewalks for the Admin. Final Plat of Evan's Subdivision
               on property generally located on the west side of S. 38th
               St., north of Sewell St.

49)  00R-150   Approving the Corporate License Agrmt. between the City &
               Novell, Inc. for the purchase of Novell licenses from an
               approved partner.

50)  00R-151   Approving an Annexation Agrmt. between the City, Lancaster
               County Agricultural Society, Inc., & the Board of Regents of
               the University of Nebraska outlining certain conditions &
               understandings with regards to the annexation of approx.
               251.6 acres of land generally located at N. 84th St. & 
               Havelock Ave.  (In connection w/00-98)

51)  00R-152   Approving an Agrmt. between the City & the State Department
               of Roads to reconstruct Vine St. from Mahoney Dr. to 59th
               St. under the designation of Project Number STPP-5240(2).


ANY PERSON DESIRING TO HAVE THEIR NAME & SUBJECT MATTER LISTED ON THE
     FORMAL AGENDA PERTAINING TO MATTERS NOT ON THE CURRENT AGENDA, OR
     NOT SCHEDULED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA, SHOULD NOTIFY THE CITY
     CLERK BY 10:00 A..M. THE WEDNESDAY (5/17/00) PRIOR TO THE NEXT
     FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (5/22/00).


ANYONE WISHING TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL ON A MATTER NOT ON THIS
     AGENDA, OR NOT SCHEDULED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA, MAY
     DO SO AT THIS TIME.


ADJOURNMENT   2:40 P.M.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     Hearing date of Mon., May 22, 2000, at 10:00 a.m. on the Board of
     Equalization Special Assessment Group I.

     Hearing date of Mon., May 22, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the request of
     O'Fourteen, Inc. dba Woody's Pub for an addition of their licensed
     premise at 101 N. 14th St.

     Hearing date of Mon., May 22, 1000 at 1:30 p.m. on the request of
     Indian Food Associates of Nebraska, Inc. dba The Oven for an addition
     of their license premise at 201 N. 8th St.

16)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

     Setting Hearing Date of Tues., May 30, 2000 at 6:30 p.m. on the App.
     of Aquamatic, Inc. dba U-Stop Convenience Shop for a Retail Class B
     Liquor License at 2700 South St.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80185.)

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

     Five Petitions to Vacate Public Way in W. Pine Lake Rd. abutting Lazy
     Acres Subdivision submitted by Charles & Louise Kiner, Emily Harris,
     Dianne Reznicek, Melva Plouzek, & Joan Kiple. (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

     Petition to Vacate Public Way in Field & Holmes Sub., Block 2, Lots 1
     thru 4 submitted by Guadalupe & Helen Delgado. (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

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

     Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax due as follows: 
     March, 2000: Calls for Less, GE Capital Comms.; April, 2000: Operator
     Comms., One Call Comms. (PLACED ON PENDING)

     City Treasurer's Monthly City Cash Report at the close of business
     April 30, 2000. (PLACED ON FILE)

     App. of St. Thomas Aquinas Church/Newman Center to conduct a raffle &
     a lottery within the City of Lincoln. (HEARING DATE SET FOR MON.,
     MAY 22, 2000, 7-0.)

     THE FOLLOWING APPLICATIONS WERE REFERRED TO THE PLANNING DEPT.:
     Change of Zone 3256 - App. of Planning Director for a text change 
       amendment to LMC Sec. 27.58.070.
     Change of Zone 3258 - App. of Planning Director for a change from P to
       I-1 on property at N. 6th & BNRR.
     Use Permit 129 - App. of R. C. Krueger Development to develop & 
       construct a commercial area in the B-2 Zoning Dist. at S. 14th &
       Vavrina Blvd.
     Special Permit 1838 - App. of Irvin Cidlik to expand the DAV Lounge at
       3901 N. 70th.
     Special Permit 1840 - App. of Angie Muhleisen to build a parking lot
       at 47th & Hillside.
     Special Permit 1841 - App. of Donald Spilker to waive the setback 
       requirement to store vehicles for sale or re-sale in the front yard
       at 2900 Cornhusker Hwy.


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