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City of Lincoln
City Council
Agenda

           ACTION FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                   MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2000 AT 6:30 P.M.


		            ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS
          
 1) Exhibit    App. of Rainmaker Restaurant Corp. dba Lazlo's
      739K     Brewery & Grill for a Class C & Liquor Catering
               License at 5900 Old Cheney Rd.  (7/31/00 - Public
               Hearing & vote cont. to 8/7/00)(ADOPTED FOR
               APPROVAL, 7-0; A-80314)


 2) Exhibit    Man. App. of Scott Boles for Rainmaker Restaurant
  Same as #1   Corp. dba Lazlo's Brewery & Grill at 5900 Old Cheney
               Road.  (7/31/00 - Public Hearing & Vote cont. to
               8/7/00) (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-80315)


 3) Exhibit    App. of P.L.P., LLC. dba Sun Valley Bar & Grill to
      126K     expand their presently licensed premises by the
               addition of an area measuring 55' by 60' to the
               north at 300 W. P St.  (7/31/00 - Public Hearing &
               Vote cont. to 8/7/00) (In connection w/00R-198, S.P.
               #1776A) (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-
               80316)



PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING   (ITEM 4 HAD 2NDREADING)

 4)  00-143    Amending Secs. 8.38.090, 8.40.070, 8.44.070, &
               24.38.070 of the LMC to increase the fees for
               swimming pools, spa facilities, maintaining or using
               water wells within the City limits, & constructing &
               alternating individual sewage systems, & amending
               Sec. 8.44.060 to provide for bi-annual permits for
               water wells within the City.


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 5)  00R-198   Special Permit 1776A - App. of Sun Valley Bar &
               Grill to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages for
               consumption on & off the premises on property
               generally located at 300 W. "P" St.  (7/31/00 -
               Public Hearing & Vote Cont. to 8/7/00) (ADOPTED,
               7-0; A-80317)


 6)  00R-197   Approving the Downtown Lincoln Association
               budget for FY 2000-2001 Management &
               Maintenance Districts.  (7/31/00 - Removed
               from Pending for Public Hearing on 8/7/00)
	       (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80318)

 7)  00R-208   Appointing Gerry Krieser to the Board of Zoning
               Appeals for a term expiring August 24, 2001.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80319)

 8)  00R-209   Reappointing Mike McNiff to the Examining Board of
               Plumbers for a three-year term expiring September 4,
               2003.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80320)

 9)  00R-210   Reappointing Mike McNiff to the Water Conditioning
               Board of Examiners for a three-year term expiring
               September 4, 2003.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80321)

10)  00R-211   Comp. Plan Amendment 94-54B - Amending the 1994
               Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to
               reflect various future improvements to the Lincoln
               Water System and Lincoln Electric System, in
               conjunction with the FY 2000-2006 Capital
               Improvements Program.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80322)

11)  00R-212   Approving the Harvest Project Contract between
               Lancaster County and the Lincoln Area Agency on
               Aging/Lincoln Information for the Elderly for the
               provision of mental health, substance abuse, and
               aging services to elderly residents of Lancaster
               County.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80323

12)            App. of Husker Power Club to conduct a raffle in the
               City of Lincoln.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80324)

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS


13)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

          Setting hearing date of Mon., Aug. 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.
          on the Man. App. of Melissa Davis for Whitehead Oil
          Company dba "U-Stop Convenience Shop" at 942 S 27th St.
          (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80325)
     
          Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax due as
          follows: April, May, & June, 2000: OneStar Long
          Distance; June, 2000: American Farm Bureau,
          Intelicall, GTE Comm., IBM Global, MCI Telecom., Excel
          (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

14)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances &
               Resolutions passed on July 24, 2000.  (PLACED
               ON FILE)

15)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80326)

16)            Approving the Distribution of Funds representing
               interest earnings on Short-term Investments of Idle
               Funds during the Month ended June 30, 2000.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80327)
 
17)            Recapitulation of Daily Cash Receipts for Lincoln
               Water & WasteWater System for July 2000.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

18)            Report from City Treasurer for franchise fees from
               Time Warner Cable for the quarter ending June 30,
               2000.  (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING   (ITEMS 19 THRU 26 HAD 1ST READING)

19)  00-144    Authorizing the transfer of unspent and unencumbered
               appropriations and cash (if any) between certain
               capital improvement projects within several funds
               within Public Works & Utilities and the Parks and
               Recreation Departments.

20)  00-145    Adopting a revised version of the Retirement Plan
               for Unclassified Department Heads to eliminate
               outdated and obsolete language contained in said
               Plan.

21)  00-146    Amending Chapter 5.04 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               by adding a new Section 5.04.165 to add an offense
               for open alcoholic beverage containers in a motor
               vehicle.

22)  00-147    Amending Chapter 10.48 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               relating to Bicycles by repealing Sections 10.48.100
               and 10.48.120 and amending Sections 10.48.250 and
               10.48.280 to remove outdated code provisions
               pertaining to bicycle registration.

23)  00-148    Change of Zone 3256 - Amending Chapter 27.58 of the
               Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Airport
               Environs Noise District to clarify the uses
               permitted in Airport Environs Noise Districts 1 and
               2 and uses permitted on premises located in both
               Districts.

24)  00-149    Change of Zone 3267 - Application of Gardens
               Complex, L.L.C. for a change of zone from H-2
               Highway Business District and R-4 Residential
               District to O-2 Suburban Office District on property
               generally located south of "O" Street between 44th
               and 45th Streets.

25)  00-150    Change of Zone 3270 - Application of the Planning
               Director for a change of zone from "P" Public Use to
               "I" Industrial on property generally located at
               South 6th and "G" Streets.

26)  00-151    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 "P".


RESOLUTIONS - FOR COUNCIL ACTION - HAD PUBLIC HEARING

27)  00R-199   Special Permit 1840 - App. of Angie Muhleisen, on
               behalf of Union Bank, for a parking lot on property
               located at 4717, 4723, & 4731 Hillside St.  
               (PLACED ON PENDING INDEFINITELY, 7-0)


28)  00R-200   Special Permit 1841 - App. of L. W. Hoffman, on
               behalf of Anderson Ford, to display automobiles for
               sale in the front yard & rear yard, with a request
               to waive the landscape requirements on property
               generally located at 29th & Cornhusker Hwy. 
	       (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80328)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

29)  00-130    Amending Chapter 12.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               (LMC) relating to trees & 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 &
               proper growth of the street tree or trees in the
               public right-of-way. 
               (PLACED ON PENDING UNTIL SEPT., 7-0)


30)  00-131    Vacating a portion of 7th St. from the north line of
               "T" St. to the north line of  "U" St. (PASSED,
               7-0; #17702)
	
 
31)  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, & Supt. of
               Water Distribution. (PASSED, 7-0;#17703)


32)  00-133    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups by adjusting the hourly pay range schedule &
               schedules of annual, monthly, biweekly, & hourly pay
               range equivalents for employees of the City whose
               classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed
               by "E", "X", & "M".  (PASSED, 7-0;#17704)


33)  00-140    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups by adjusting the hourly pay range schedule &
               schedules of annual, bi-weekly, & hourly pay range
               equivalents for employees of the City whose
               classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed
               by "A" & "C".  (PASSED, 7-0; #17705)


34)  00-141    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups by adjusting the hourly pay range schedule &
               schedules of annual, bi-weekly, & hourly pay range
               equivalents for employees of the City whose
               classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed
               by "B".  (PASSED, 7-0; #17706)


35)  00-142    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups by adjusting the hourly pay range schedule &
               schedules of annual, bi-weekly, & hourly pay range
               equivalents for employees of the City whose
               classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed
               by "N".  (PASSED, 7-0; #17707)


36)  00-134    Amending Chapter 2.76 of the LMC 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 & the
               employee's rate of pay as the result of such action;
               to simplify language & 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; & to define & expand
               definition of early retirement.  (PASSED, 7-0; #17708)


37)  00-135    Dedicating the N. 33rd St. right-of-way generally
               located north of Superior St.  (PASSED, 7-0; #17709)


38)  00-136    Accepting the offer of North 33rd, L.L.C. to
               dedicate N. 33rd St. right-of-way generally located
               north of Superior St.  (PASSED, 7-0; #17710)


39)  00-137    Accepting the offer of Lancaster County School
               District 001 aka Lincoln Public Schools to dedicate
               N. 33rd St. right-of-way generally located north of
               Superior St.  (PASSED, 7-0; #17711)
 

40)  00-138    Accepting the offer of Dennis R. Schworer to
               dedicate N. 33rd St. right-of-way generally located
               north of Superior St.  (PASSED, 7-0;#17712)


PENDING LIST    (EXTENDED 1 WEEK)

41)  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)

42)  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)

43)  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)

44)  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)

45)  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)

46)  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)

47)  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)

48)  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)

49)  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)

50)  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)

51)  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)

52)  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)

53)  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)

54)  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)

55)  00-106    Creating Sewer Dist. 1174 in Old Dairy Rd. from 27th
               St. west approx. 600'.  (5/30/00 - Placed on
               Pending)

56)  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)

57)  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)

58)  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)

59)  00R-178   Special Permit 1843 - App. 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, & approving a waiver of the design
               standards prohibiting doors from facing residential
               districts within 150 feet, at 2620 Stockwell St. 
               (7/31/00 - To be removed from Pending for Public
               Hearing on 8/14/00)  (REMOVED FROM PENDING FOR
               PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION ON 8/14/00, 7-0)

60)  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)

61)  00R-204   Approving a labor contract between the City & the
               Lincoln City Employees Association.  (REMOVED
               FROM PENDING FOR PUB. HEARING & ACTION ON
               8/14/00, 7-0)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2000:   APPROVED, 7-0.

62)  00R-213   Use Permit No. 64A - Application of Kensington
               Corporation to amend Kensington Office Park
               (formerly Southwest Center) to add a ground sign in
               the front yard setback along Old Cheney Road between
               South 14th and South 16th Streets.

63)  00R-214   Special Permit No. 1553A - Application of Jacob
               North on behalf of Elliott Megdal and Associates to
               expand the Outback Steakhouse for a sidewalk café
               with the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption
               on the premises on property located at 633 North
               48th Street.

64)  00R-215   Special Permit No. 1629B - Application of Duteau
               Chevrolet/Subaru to add a 45 square foot, 6 1/2 foot
               high illuminated ground sign and to replace the
               approved 100 square foot, 45 foot high pole sign
               with a 75 square foot 10 foot high ground sign on
               property located at the southeast corner of South
               27th Street and Porter Ridge Drive.

65)  00R-216   Special Permit No. 1753A - Application of R.C.
               Krueger Development Company to amend the Vavrina
               Meadows Community Unit Plan to increase the total
               number of approved dwelling units from 612 to 648
               and to add an early childhood care facility, with
               associated waiver requests, on property generally
               located at South 14th Street and Vavrina Boulevard.

66)  00R-217   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of claims
               set forth therein for the period of July 16, 2000
               through July 31, 2000.

67)  00R-218   Approving a labor contract between the City of
               Lincoln and the Lincoln Police Union.

68)  00R-219   Appointing Kent C. Thompson to the Lincoln Housing
               Authority Board to fill an unexpired term expiring
               July 1, 2003.


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 (8/9/00) PRIOR TO THE
     NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (8/14/00).

NOTIFICATION - TO ADDRESS COUNCIL ON AUG. 7, 2000

          Danny Walker   Quality of Life
                         Salt Valley Overpass ( Underneath)
                         First & "H" Street


                    PUBLIC HEARING

     One & Six Year Streets & Highway Program.

     2000/2001 Mayor's Recommended Annual Operating Budget &
     Capital Improvement Program FY 2000/2006.


ADJOURNMENT 11:33 P.M.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     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.

     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. 

     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. 

     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.

     Hearing Date of Mon., Aug. 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the App.
     of LCV, Inc. dba Village Market for Retail Class B & Class K
     Liquor Licenses at 3211 S. 13th Street.

     Hearing Date of Mon., Aug. 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the Man.
     App. of Stephanie D. Rezac for Moose Lodge #175 at 4901 N.
     56th Street.

     Hearing Date of Mon., Aug. 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. on the Man.
     App. of Kenneth W. Vaughan for Sydran Food Services III, LP
     dba Chili's Southwest Grill at 6730 S. 27th Street.
     (WITHDRAWN)

     Hearing Date of Mon., Aug. 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m on the Man.
     App. of Crystal J. Buss for Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon at
     200 N. 70th Street.
     


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