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	      ACTION FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                      MONDAY, JULY 24, 2000 AT 1:30 P.M.

    NOTE: NEXT REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING, MON., JULY 31, 2000, 
	AT 6:30 P.M.


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)  Exhibit   Man. App. of Donald V. Cary III for Corporate Golf
       124K    Marketing, Inc. dba HiMark Golf Course/Bunker's
               Sportsbar & Grill at 8901 Augusta Dr.  
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-80279)

 2)  Exhibit   App. of Marblz Corp. dba Road House Bar &
       151K    Grille/Centerpark Banquet Hall for a Retail Class I
               Liquor License at 1501 Centerpark Rd.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-80280)

 3)  Exhibit   Manager application of Linda Kay Anderson for Marblz
       679K    Corp. dba "Road House Bar & Grille/Centerpark
               Banquet Hall" at 1501 Center Park Road, Suites 200
               and 300.  (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-80281)
     
               
 4) Exhibit    Man. App. of Timothy B. Weixelman for Hinky Dinky
      190K     Lincoln #9 LLC dba "Sun Mart #738" at 2145 S.
               17th St.  (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-80282)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING (ITEM 5 HAD 2ND READING)

 5)  00-129    Renaming Applecreek Road as "Victory Lane" generally
               located west off of Sun Valley Blvd., north of West
               "P" Street. 


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 6)  00R-186   Authorizing the Human Services Director to submit a
               grant application for the Juvenile Accountability
               Funds in the amount of $299,416. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80283)


  7)  00R-188  Reappointing Charles Van Rossum and Jeff Chambers to
               the Cable Advisory Board for three-year terms
               expiring July 1, 2003. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80284)


  8)  00R-190  Appointing Jonathan Cook to the Parks and Recreation
               Advisory Board for a three-year term expiring April
               17, 2003. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80285)

  9)  00R-191  Approving an agreement between the City and
               Cornhusker Place to provide protective custody
               services.  (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80286)


 10  PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

              Formal Paving Petition for Alley Re-Paving Dist. 047 of
              east/west alley, 4th to Centennial Mall, "P" to
              "Q" signed by The eating Establishment 14th & P Inc.
	      (REFERRED TO PUBLIC WORKS)

11)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

12)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances &
               Resolutions passed on July 10, 2000.  (PLACED ON FILE)


13)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80292)


14)            Report from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax
               reports for the June 2000: Utilicorp, Claricom,
               Zenex, Lincoln Celtelco, Mataarix, Winstar Wireless. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING  
   (ITEMS 15 THRU 27 HAD 1ST READING.  SEE ITEM 27)

15)  00-130    Amending Chapter 12.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               relating to trees and shrubbery by adding a new
               section numbered 12.20.025 to provide for the
               planting of street trees on private property
               pursuant to an easement agreement if there is
               insufficient land available for the planting and
               proper growth of the street tree or trees in the
               public right-of-way.

16)  00-131    Vacating a portion of 7th Street from the north line
               of "T" Street to the north line of  "U" Street.

17)  00-132    Amending the pay schedule for certain employee
               groups by changing the pay ranges from A-16 to M-04
               for the classifications of Sanitary Engineer, Supt.
               of Solid Waste Operations, Supt. of Water Pollution
               Control Facilities, Supt. of Wastewater Collection,
               Supt. of Water Production & Treatment, and Supt. of
               Water Distribution.


18)  00-133    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups by adjusting the hourly pay range schedule
               and schedules of annual, monthly, biweekly, and
               hourly pay range equivalents for employees of the
               City whose classifications are assigned to pay
               ranges prefixed by "E", "X", and "M".

19)  00-140    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups by adjusting the hourly pay range schedule
               and schedules of annual, bi-weekly, and hourly pay
               range equivalents for employees of the City whose
               classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed
               by "A" and "C".

20)  00-141    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups by adjusting the hourly pay range schedule
               and schedules of annual, bi-weekly, and hourly pay
               range equivalents for employees of the City whose
               classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed
               by "B".

21)  00-142    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups by adjusting the hourly pay range schedule
               and schedules of annual, bi-weekly, and hourly pay
               range equivalents for employees of the City whose
               classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed
               by "N".
     
22)  00-134    Amending Chapter 2.76 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               to make reallocation to a classification with a
               higher pay range conform with a promotion as to rate
               of pay following such action; to differentiate
               between increases received at the completion of
               original probation by employees in given pay ranges;
               to differentiate between a voluntary demotion and
               the employee's rate of pay as the result of such
               action; to simplify language and reflect negotiated
               changes with respect to sick leave with pay; to
               allow employees in pay range "X" to accrue vacation
               the first six months of employment; and to define
               and expand definition of early retirement. 

23)  00-135    Dedicating the North 33rd Street right-of-way
               generally located north of Superior Street.

24)  00-136    Accepting the offer of North 33rd, L.L.C. to
               dedicate North 33rd Street right-of-way generally
               located north of Superior Street.

25)  00-137    Accepting the offer of Lancaster County School
               District 001 aka Lincoln Public Schools to dedicate
               North 33rd Street right-of-way generally located
               north of Superior Street.

26)  00-138    Accepting the offer of Dennis R. Schworer to
               dedicate North 33rd Street right-of-way generally
               located north of Superior Street.

27)  00-139    Approving a lease of property generally located at
               14th and Military Road from the State of Nebraska
               for 60 years to construct a telecommunications tower
               for the 911 Center.  (SUSPENDED RULES TO HAVE 2ND &
	       3RD READING ON 7/31/00, 6-0)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

28)  00-128    Amending Chapter 27.58 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               to change the title & references to "Airport
               Environs Noise District", & amend the reference from
               Comprehensive Plan Figure 21 to read "Airport
               Environs Noise District Map."  (PASSED, 6-0; #17699)


PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED ONE WEEK; SEE ITEM 49)

29)  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)

30)  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)

31)  97-122    Amending Sec. 5.04.060 of the LMC to prohibit
               issuance of special desig-nated  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)

32)  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)

33)  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)

34)  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)

35)  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)

36)  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)

37)  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)

38)  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)

39)  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)

40)  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)

41)  00-72     Change of Zone 3245 - App. of Manette Kidney
               for a change from AG 3gricultural to O-2
               Suburban Office on property generally located
               at S. 84th St. & Old Cheney Rd.  (4/24/00 -
               Reconsidered & Placed on Pending)

42)  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)

43)  00-106    Creating Sewer Dist. 1174 in Old Dairy Rd. from 27th
               St. west approx. 600'.  (5/30/00 - Placed on
               Pending)

44)  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.  (6/12/00 - Placed on
               Pending)


45)  00-115    Amending Section 8.08.020 to provide an exception to
               the requirement of a certificate of public
               convenience & necessity for government providers of
               service; amending Section 8.08.090 to provide
               enforceable response time verification. (7/3/00 -
               Placed on Pending)

46)  00-116    Amending Section 2.20.010 to provide that the Fire
               Chief have care & control of all equipment &
               management of the emergency medical services
               program; adding a new section numbered 2.20.015 to
               provide that emer-gency medical services & ambulance
               transport be assigned to the Fire Dept. (7/3/00 -
               Placed on Pending)

47)  00R-178   Special Permit 1843 - Application of Lora Belle M.
               Hanson for authority to sell alcoholic beverages for
               consumption on the premises, approving a waiver of
               the design standards requiring a minimum separation
               distance of 100 feet from a residential district or
               residential use, and approving a waiver of the
               design standards prohibiting doors from facing
               residential districts within 150 feet, at 2620
               Stockwell Street.  (7/3/00 - Placed on Pending.)

48) 00R-182    RE: Special Permit No. 1165A - To show cause why
               said Special Permit should not be revoked for failure
               to comply with the conditions of the Special Permit
               (1301 "H"). (7/17/00 - Placed on Pending)

49)  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. (REMOVED
               FROM PENDING FOR PUB. HEARING ON 7/31/00, 6-0)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, JULY 31, 2000: APPROVED, 6-0.


50)  00R-189   Appointing the following to the Cable Advisory
               Board: William Morris and Deb Scherer for three-year
               terms to expire July 1, 2003, Pat Taft for a term
               expiring July 1, 2002, and Bryan Rickertsen to
               fulfill an unexpired term through July 1, 2001.

51)  00R-192   Accepting the report of new and pending tort claims
               against the City and approving disposition of claims
               set forth therein for the period of July 1 through
               July 15, 2000.

52)  00R-193   Appointing Brian Kitten, Randy Mutchie, Matt Smith,
               and Edith Zumwalt to the Food Advisory Committee for
               terms expiring May 1, 2002, May 1, 2004, May 1,
               2001, and May 1, 2004, respectively.


53)  00R-194   Approving an exception to the City of Lincoln
               Guidelines and Regulations for Driveway Design and
               Location by allowing a deletion of one vehicle
               storage per ATM lane located at 1241 "N" Street.

54)  00R-195   Approving the use of public right-of-way by Sprint
               Communications Company for the installation of fiber
               optic cable in Charleston Street from North 6th
               Street to Sun Valley Blvd.

55)  00R-196   Directing submittal to the qualified electors of the
               City a proposed Charter amendment to Article IX,
               Section 24 to permit idle funds of the City to be
               invested in certificates of deposit, time deposits,
               and in any securities in which the state investment
               officer is authorized to invest pursuant to the
               Nebraska Capital Expansion Act and the Nebraska
               State Funds Investment Act.

56)  00R-197   Approving the Downtown Lincoln Association budget
               for FY 2000-2001 Management and Maintenance
               Districts.  (DELAYED PUBLIC HEARING TO 8/7/00, 6-0)

57)  00R-198   Special Permit 1776A - Application of Sun Valley Bar
               and Grill to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages
               for consumption on and off the premises on property
               generally located at 300 West "P" Street.

58)  00R-199   Special Permit 1840 - Application of Angie Muhleisen
               for a parking lot on property located at 4717, 4723,
               and 4731 Hillside Street.

59)  00R-200   Special Permit 1841 - Application of L. W. Hoffman
               to display automobiles for sale in the front yard
               and rear yard, with a request to waive the landscape
               requirements on property generally located at 29th
               and Cornhusker Highway.

60)  00R-201   Special Permit 1852 - Application of Village Market
               to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages for
               consumption off the premises on property generally
               located at 3211 South 13th Street.

61)  00R-202   Use Permit 126A - Application Ridge Development
               Company, Southview, Inc., and the Large Partnership,
               Ltd., to reduce the setback on Lot 4 from 40 feet to
               30 feet and to increase the height allowed on Lot 4
               from 35 feet to 45 feet in the Wilderness Woods
               Office Park on property generally located southeast
               of South 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road.

62)  00R-203   Approving a labor contract between the City and the
               National Association of Government Employees.

63)  00R-204   Approving a labor contract between the City and the
               Lincoln City Employees Association.

64)  00R-205   Approving a labor contract between the City and the
               Amalgamated Transit Union.

65)  00R-206   Reappointing Coleen Seng to the Public Building
               Commission for a 4-year term expiring August 1,
               2004.

66)  00R-207   Reappointing Coleen Seng, Jon Camp, and Jonathan
               Cook to the Railroad Transportation Safety District
               for terms expiring August 31, 2001.


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 (7/26/00) PRIOR TO THE
     NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (7/31/00).


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 2:02 P.M.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     Hearing date of Mon., July 31, 2000 at 6:30 p.m. on the App.
     of Denis M. Vontz  dba Pioneers Golf Course for a Retail Class
     A Liquor License at 3403 W. Van Dorn St.

     Hearing date of Mon., July 31, 2000 at 6:30 p.m. on the App.
     of Rainmaker Restaurant Corp. dba Lazlo's Brewery & Grill for
     a Retail Class C Liquor License & Liquor Catering License at
     5900 Old Cheney Rd.


MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2000 AT 6:30 P.M. ON 2000/2001 MAYOR'S
        RECOMMENDED ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET & CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT
        PROGRAM FY 2000-2006, THE ONE & SIX YEAR STREETS & HIGHWAYS
        PROGRAM. 


11)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

     Setting Hearing Date of Mon., July 31, 2000 at 6:30 p.m. on
     the request of PLP, L.L.C. dba "Sun Valley Bar & Grill" for an
     addition of their licensed premise at 300 West "P" St.  
     (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80287)

     Setting Hearing Date of Aug., 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the
     app. of Nebraska Entertainment LLC dba "Fox & Hound" for a
     Retail Class "I" Liquor License at 201 N. 8th St.
     (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80288)

     Setting Hearing Date of Aug. 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the
     request of DAV Robert Flansburg Chapter #7 for an addition of
     their licensed premise at 3901 N. 70th St. 
     (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80289)

     Setting Hearing Date of Aug. 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the
     request of HyVee, Inc. dba "HyVee Food Store #2" for an
     addition of their licensed premise at 2343 N. 48th St. 
     (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80290)

     Setting Hearing Date of Mon., Aug 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the
     Man. App. of Ngawang Rinchen for "The Oven" at 201 N.
     8th St. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80291)

     Report from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax reports for
     June, 2000: D& D Comm., LCI Int'l., Phoenix Network, Viatel
     Services, Primus, AmeriVision, Atlas, Opex, Trans Nat'l,
     Cincinnati Bell, Topp Telecom. (PLACED ON FILE)

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