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      ACTION for the Regular City Council Meeting Held
              Monday, May 22, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.


ELECTION OF CHAIRPERSON - JERRY SHOECRAFT

ELECTION OF VICE CHAIRPERSON - JEFF FORTENBERRY

NOTE: NEXT CITY COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE TUES., MAY 30, 2000 AT 6:30P.M.


PUBLIC HEARING LIQUOR LICENSES

 1)   Exhibit  App. of O'Fourteen Inc. dba Woody's Pub to expand
       437K    its existing liquor license by adding an L-shaped
               area approx. 62' by 50' to the west of the presently
               licensed premises at 101 N. 14th St. #6.(ADOPTED FOR
               APPROVAL, 6-1; MCROY DISSENTING;A-80187) 
          
 2)   Exhibit  App. of Indian Food Associates of Nebraska, Inc. dba
       819K    The Oven for an addition of their license premise at
               201 N. 8th St. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-80188)
               

               
PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCES - 2ND READING
    (ITEMS 3 THRU 8 HAD 2ND READING)

 3)  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)

 4)  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."  (DELAY 2ND READING & PUBLIC HEARING
               TO 5/30/00, 7-0)

 5)  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.

  6) 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.

 7)  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.

 8)  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.

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 9)            App. of St. Thomas Aquinas Church/Newman Center to conduct a
               raffle & a lottery within the City of Lincoln. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80189)

10)  00R-147   Ordering Water Dist. 1179 constructed in Plum St., from
               Gillespie to approx. 350' east. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80190)

11)  00R-148   Ordering Water Dist. 1180 constructed in 33rd St. from
               Superior St. north to approx. Meridian Dr. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80191)

12)  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. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80192)

13)  00R-150   Approving the Corporate License Agrmt. between the City &
               Novell, Inc. for the purchase of Novell licenses from an
               approved partner. (PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK
               TO 5/30/00, 7-0)

14)  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) 
               (ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 5/30/00)

15)  00R-152   Approving an Agrmt. between the City & the State of Nebraska
               Dept. of Roads to reconstruct Vine St. from Mahoney Dr. to
               59th St. under the designation of Project Number STPP-5240(2).
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80193)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

16)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

     Five formal Petitions for Paving with Waiver of Damages for creation
     of a paving district for North 33rd Street from 27th Street to Superior
     Street submitted by Lincoln Public Schools, Superior Pointe Partners,
     Dennis R. Schworer, L.L.C., North Thirty-Third L.L.C., Northridge 
     Height Partners, & Home Realty Inc.
     (REFERRED TO PLANNING)

     Report from City Treasurer for franchise tax for the month of April,
     2000 from UtiliCorp United. (PLACED ON FILE)

     Setting Hearing date of Mon., June 5, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the
     application of Irie, Inc. dba "Doc's Place" or a liquor catering
     license at 140 N. 8th St. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80194)

     Setting Hearing date of Mon., June 5, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the request
     of Ben Lobo dba "Zapata Mexican Restaurant - Cantina" for an addition
     of their licensed premise at 815 "O" St (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80195).

     Setting Hearing date of Mon., June 5, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the
     application of Risky, Inc. dba "Risky's Sports Bar & Grill" for a
     Retail Class "C" Liquor License at 4680 Leighton Ave.
     (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80196)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

17)       Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & Resolutions
          passed on May 8,  2000. (PLACED  ON FILE)

18)       Applications and Request for Information Received by the City
          Clerk's Office on Fri., Apr. 28, 2000 for Certificate of Public
          Convenience and Necessity to Operate an Ambulance Service Within
          the City of Lincoln:
 
          1)   Platte County Ambulance Co. - (No Provision for 911)

          1)   City of Lincoln Fire Dept. for Primary 911 Emergency Service
               with American Medical Response as backup.
          2)   American Medical Response with Lincoln Fire Dept. for backup
               911
          3)   City of Lincoln Fire Dept. for Primary 911 Emergency Service
               with American Medical Response with Lincoln Fire Dept. for
               backup 911.

               1)   Eastern Ambulance Service, Inc. - Lincoln dba Rural/
                    Metro Medical Services - Application for Certificate of
                    Public Convenience and Necessity Pursuant to L.M.C.
                    Chapter 8.08.
               2)   Eastern Ambulance Service, Inc. - Lincoln dba Rural/
                    Metro Medical Service - EMS Application.

         Need motion to set Public Hearing date on the above applications
         before Lincoln City Council at the Mon., June 26, 2000, City 
         Council meeting which begins at 5:30 p.m. (APPROVED, 7-0)

19)      Investment of Funds.   (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80197)

20)      Report from City Treasurer of Telecommun. Occ. Tax due as follows:
         March, 2000: Aliant Cellular dba Alltel.
         (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING  (ITEMS 21 THRU 25 HAD 1ST READING)

21)  00-105    Amending Ordinance 16792 to increase the aggregate principal
               amount of Electric System Revenue Commercial Paper Notes
               outstanding from time to time to $125,000,000.

22)  00-106    Creating Sewer Dist. No. 1174 in Old Dairy Rd. from
               27th St. west approx. 600'.

23)  00-107    Approving the Lincoln Building Skywalk Proj. between the
               City & Lincoln Investment Group for the construction of a
               skywalk between the Lincoln Building & the Lincoln Downtown
               Senior Center.

24)  00-108    Amending Ordinance 17597 passed Jan. 24, 2000 to correct an
               error in the legal description prescribing & defining the
               corporate limits of the City of Lincoln.

25)  00-109    Amending Ordinance 17598 passed Jan. 24, 2000 to correct an
               error in the legal description of the boundaries of the AG
               Agricultural Dist. & the R-3 Residential Dist. generally
               located north of Hwy. 34, south of Alvo Rd. & west of N.
               1st St.

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

26)  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.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17671)

27)  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."
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17672)

28)  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." (PASSED, 7-0; #17673)

29)  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 Techni-
               cian" & Utility Plant Mechanic II" & by deleting the classi-
               fications of "Engineering Technician I," "Utility Worker,"
               "Assistant Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator," & "Waste-
               water Treatment Plant Operator I." (PASSED, 7-0; #17674)

30)  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." 
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17675)

31)  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." (PASSED, 7-0; #17676)


PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

32)  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)

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 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)

35)  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) 
               (REMOVED FROM PENDING FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON 5/30/00
               AND ACTION ON 6/5/00, 7-0)

36)  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)

37)  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)

38)  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)

39)  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)

40)  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)

41)  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)

42)  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)

43)  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)

44)  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)

45)  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)

46)  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)

47)  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. (5/15/00 - Placed on
               Pending for 2 weeks to 5/30/00) 
               (REMOVED FROM PENDING FOR ACTION ON 5/30/00)

48)  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 pro-
               visions relating to early retirement.  (5/15/00 - Placed on
               Pending until 6/5/00 w/Public Hearing)

49)  00R-140   Approving or denying a requested transfer of the cable tele-
               vision franchise from a subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. to 
               AOL Time Warner Inc. 5/15/00 - Placed on Pending - scheduled
               for Public Hearing when removed from Pending)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2000: (APPROVED, 7-0)

50)  00R-153   Accepting the report of new & pending tort claims against 
               the City & approving disposition of claims set forth therein
               for the period of May 1 - 15, 2000.

51)  00R-154   Approving an Agrmt. between the City & South Industrial
               Park, L.L.C., The Security Mutual Life Insurance Co. of
               Nebraska, John Rallis, & Gary Pickering for the installation
               of off-site transportation improvements in Horizon Business
               Center generally located at S. 14th St. & Mockingbird Ln.


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 (5/24/00) PRIOR TO THE NEXT
     FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (5/30/00).


NOTIFICATION - TO ADDRESS COUNCIL ON MAY 22, 2000.

          Charles Knaus            Airplanes flying over City


ADJOURNMENT 2:53 P.M.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     
     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.

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