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City of Lincoln
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          ACTION FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                   MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2000 AT 1:30 P.M.


                               ALL PRESENT


        MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE (OCT. - LINDA FLAHERTY &
             CHARLENE WHISBEY,  911 DISPATCHERS )


PUBLIC HEARING - LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)  Exhibit   App. of Lincoln P Street Catering Co., Inc. dba
       517K    Embassy Suites for an addition to premise at 1040 P
               Street.  (PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK
               TO 11/27/00, 7-0)

 2)  Exhibit   Manager application of Yvonne C. Jones for Whitehead
       181K    Oil Company dba "U-Stop Convenience Shop" at 3244
               Cornhusker Highway.  (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0;
               A-80539)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING (ITEMS 3 THRU 6 HAD 2NDREADING; SEE ITEM 5)

 3)  00-205    Change of Zone 3204 - Application of Planning
               Director for a change of zone from P Public Use to
               R-3 Residential and from R-3 Residential to P Public
               Use on property generally located at North 84th and
               Holdrege Streets.
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (15K)

 4)  00-206    Change of Zone 3287 - Application of Lincoln Land &
               Mortgage Company for a  change of zone from R-3
               Residential to R-1 Residential on property generally
               located at South 73rd Street and Thomasbrook Lane.
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (15K)

 5)  00-207    Vacating a portion of South 16th Street in near
               Vavrina Boulevard located in Vavrina Meadows .
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (16K)
               (SUSPENDED THE RULES TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READINGS, 7-0; PASSED,
	       7-0; #17766)

 6)  00-209    Vacating a portion of Pine Lake Road from the west
               line of Lazy Acres Subdivision west to the railroad
               right-of-way, generally located west of South 14th
               Street and Pine Lake Road.  (In connection w/00R-
               308, 00R-309, 99-93)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (16K)

PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

 7)  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.   (In connection w/00R-308, 00R-309, 00-209)
	       (ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 11/27/00, 7-0)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 8)  00R-301   Amending the 1994 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comp.
               Plan to adopt the Boulevard concept for Public Way
               Corridors & to incorporate the Lincoln Fringe Area
               Primary Public Way Corridor Study by reference. 
	       (ACCEPTED AMENDMENT #6, 7-0; ADOPTED, 6-1;
               JOHNSON DISSENTING; A-80540)

 9)  00R-307a  Appointing Lois Cockerham to the Food Advisory
               Committee for a four-year term expiring May 1, 2004.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80541)

10)  00R-308   Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Wilderness Park Estates including waivers for curb &
               gutters, sidewalks, stormwater detention, and street
               trees, on property generally located west of South
               14th Street and Mockingbird Lane.  (In connection
               w/99-93, 00R-309, 00-209)  (ACTION DELAYED ONE
               WEEK TO 11/27/00, 7-0)

11)  00R-309   Special Permit 1832 - Application of George and
               Kathy Mechling to develop Wilderness Park Estates
               Community Unit Plan consisting of 19 dwelling units
               on property generally located at South 14th Street
               and Mockingbird Lane.  (In connection w/99-93, 00R-
               308, 00-209)  (ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 11/27/00, 7-0)

12)  00R-310   Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Stevens Creek Ridge Addition, including waivers for
               sidewalks, street lights, landscape screens, street
               trees, and block length, on property generally
               located at North 134th and Holdrege Streets. (In
               connection w/00R-311) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80542)

13)  00R-311   Special Permit 1870 - Application of Gerry and
               Dianne Krieser to develop Stevens Creek Ridge
               Community Unit Plan consisting of five single family
               dwelling units on property generally located at
               North 134th and Holdrege Streets.  (In connection
               w/00R-310)  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80543)

14)            Setting the interest rate on Special Assessment
               Group II; Report on Board of Equalization to City
               Council on Special Assessments.  (APPROVED, 7-0)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

15)            Informal Petition to create a paving unit  for North
               73rd Street between Cuming & Thurston
               submitted by Sheryl Teslow.  (REFERRED TO PUBLIC WORKS)

16)            The following are to be referred to Planning Dept.:
               Change of Zone 3213 - App. of St. Elizabeth
                    Community Health Center from R-3 to B-2 & O-3 a
                    portion of Lots 7 & 8, Ridge Place 3rd
                    Addition at 77th & Pioneers.
               Change of Zone 3291 - App. of St. Elizabeth Regional
                    Medical Center from  B-2 to O-3 at S.
                    27th Street & Southridge Rd.
               Change of Zone 3293 - App. of Krein Real Estate,
                    Inc. from R-1/R-2 to R-T at S. 56th ST.
                    & Waltz Rd.
               Special Permit No. 1830A - App. of Richard Speidell
                    for a waiver to reduce the private roadway
                    width to 3 residences from 20' to 16' at 4811
                    Mandarin Circle.
               Special Permit No. 1886 - App. of Anthony J. &
                    Janice A. Ross to operate a club as defined in
                    Sec. 27.03.160 of the Lincoln Municipal Code at
                    6401 Pine Lake Rd.
               Special Permit No. 1887 - App. of West Point, LLC to
                    develop a Planned Service Commercial
                    Development at N.W. 40th & West O
                    Street.
               Combined Use Permit/Special Permit No. 17 - App. of
                    Stockwell Properties, L.L.C. to construct a
                    mixed-use commercial center at 13th &
                    Stockwell Street.

17)            Setting Hearing Date of Dec. 4, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.
               for the Man. App. of Thomas O. Rost for Columbus
               Lincoln Hotel Properties, L.L.C. dba Holiday Inn
               Lincoln Downtown located at 141 N. 9th St.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80545)

18)            Setting Hearing Date of Dec. 4, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.
               for J.J. Kat, Inc. dba Brewsky's Food & Spirits for
               an addition to their license premise of an area
               approx. 20' x 30' to the N.W. at 2840 S.
               70th St.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80546)

19)            Setting Hearing Date of Dec. 4, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.
               for Wilderness Ridge LLC, dba Wilderness Ridge Golf
               Course  for a Class "C" Liquor License at 1800 Box
               Canyon Circle.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80547)

20)            Setting Hearing Date of Dec. 4, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.
               for the Man. App. of James Bert White for Wilderness
               Ridge LLC dba Wilderness Ridge Golf Course at 1800
               Box Canyon Circle.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80548)

21)            Setting Hearing Date of Dec. 11, 2000 at 1:30 p.m.
               for SMG Food & Beverage LLC dba SMG Pershing
               Municipal Auditorium  for a Class "C" Liquor License
               with Catering at 226 Centennial Mall South.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80549)

22)            Setting Hearing Date of Dec. 11,  2000 at 1:30 p.m.
               for the Man. App. of Douglas J. Kuhnel for SMG Food
               & Beverage LLC dba SMG Pershing Municipal Auditorium
               at 226 Centennial Mall South.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80550)


23)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


              Setting Hearing date of 12/11/00 at 1:30 p.m. for App. of
              Lighthouse Properties LLP dba "Beacon Hill" at 5353 N.
              27th St. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80551)

              Setting Hearing date of 12/11/00 at 1:30 p.m. for the Man.
              App. of Carole Louise Regan for Lighthouse Properties LLP dba
              "Beacon Hill" at 5353 N. 27th St.(ADOPTED, 7-0;A-80552)
          
              Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunications Occupation
              Tax due for the month of Sept., 2000: Affinity Corp.
	      (PLACED ON FILE)

              App. of Nebraska Fertilizer & Ag-Chemical Institute to conduct
              a raffle within the City of Lincoln. (HEARING DATE SET FOR
              12/04/00 AT 1:30 P.M., APPROVED, 7-0)

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

24)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances &
               Resolutions passed on Nov. 6, 2000.  (PLACED ON FILE)

25)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80553)

26)            Lincoln Electric System's quarterly financial report
               for the period Jan. 1, 2000 through Sept. 30, 2000.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

27)            Report of UNL Microbiologist for water testing for
               the month of October, 2000.  (PLACED ON FILE)

28)            Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunications
               Occupation Tax due for the month of Aug., 2000:
               Network Int'l; Oct. 2000: Nextel West, Big Planet,
               One Call, Operator Comm.  (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING  (ITEMS 29 THRU 38 HAD 1STREADING)

29)  00-192    Creating Water District No. _____ in Gladstone
               Street from 35th to 36th Streets and in 36th Street
               from Gladstone to Hartley Streets.

30)  00-193    Creating Paving District No. _____ in Gladstone
               Street from 35th to 36th Streets and in 36th Street
               from Gladstone to Hartley Streets.

31)  00-194    Creating Paving District No. _____ in N.W. 10th
               Street from West Dawes to West Belmont Streets.

32)  00-195    Creating Alley Paving District No. _____ in the
               east/west alley between 47th and 48th Streets from
               Lowell Avenue to Prescott Avenue.

33)  00-210    Approving an Agreement between the City and Western
               Wireless for the construction and operation of a PCS
               Antenna for a communications facility on the 911
               tower on property generally located at 14th and
               Military Road.

34)  00-211    Vacating West Nance Street from N.W. 10th Street
               west to the Cornhusker Highway/I-80 right-of-way.
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (15K)

35)  00-212    Amending the corporate limits of the City by annexing
               approximately 135.7 acres of property generally 
               located at N.W. 48th Street and W. Adams Street.
               (In connection w/00-213, 00R-317, 00R-318, 00R-319)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (46K)

36)  00-213    Change of Zone 3248 - Application of M&S
               Construction and the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce for
               a change of zone from I-2 Industrial to H-4 General
               Commercial, B-2 Planned Neighborhood, and R-3
               Residential, on property generally located at N.W.
               48th Street and W. Adams Street.  (In connection
               w/00-212, 00R-317, 00R-318, 00R-319)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (42K)

37)  00-214    Amending the corporate limits of the City by
               annexing approximately 37 acres of property
               generally located south of Highway 2 between South
               70th Street and Pine Lake Road.  (In connection
               w/00-215, 00R-320)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (89K)

38)  00-215    Change of Zone 3282 - Application of Livingston
               Investment, Inc. for a change of zone from AGR
               Agricultural Residential to B-2 Planned Neighborhood
               Business on property generally located southeast of
               70th and Highway 2.  (In connection w/00-214, 00R-320)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (103K)

RESOLUTION - FOR COUNCIL ACTION - HAD PUBLIC HEARING

39)  00R-302   Adopting the Lincoln Electric System Annual
               Operating & Capital Improvements Budget for calendar
               year 2001. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80554)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING - NONE


PENDING LIST  (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

40)  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)

41)  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)

42)  97-122    Amending Sec. 5.04.060 of the LMC to prohibit
               issuance of SDL's for sale of liquor to the general
               public in the downtown area on home football game
               days.  (8/25/97 - Amended; Placed on Pending)

43)  97-142    Change of Zone 3076 - App. of Dustrol,  Inc. for a
               change from AG Agricul-tural 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)

44)  99R-134   Approving a recommendation that the Mayor amend
               Administrative Regula-tion #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)

45)  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)

46)  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)

47)  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 Neigh-borhood 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)

48)  00-72     Change of Zone 3245 - App. of Manette Kidney
               for a change from AG Agri-cultural to O-2
               Suburban Office on property generally located
               at S. 84th St. & Old Cheney Rd.  (4/24/00 -
               Reconsidered & Placed on Pending)

49)  00R-182   RE: Special Permit 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)

50)  00-159    Change of Zone 3206 - App. of Realty Trust Group for
               a change from AGR Agricultural Residential to B-1
               Local Business Dist. on property generally located
               at S. 70th St. & Pine Lake Rd.  (9/18/00 - Placed on
               Pending)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (40K)

51)  00-169    Vacating the north/south alley from Seward Ave.
               north to the east/west alley in Block 95, Havelock
               Add., generally located between N. 62nd & N. 63rd
               Sts. (9/25/00 - Placed on Pending)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (16K)

52)  00-160    Ord. 17727 - Change of Zone 3207 - App. of Realty
               Trust Group for a change from AG Agricultural to B-2
               Planned Neighborhood Business Dist. on pro-perty
               generally located at S. 84th St. & Old Cheney Rd. 
               (10/2/00 - Placed on Pending)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (47K)

53)  00-181    Change of Zone 3283 - Amending Title 27 of the LMC
               to permit Adult Care Centers by special permit in
               the R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, & R-5 Dists.   (In connec-
               tion w/00R-279)  (10/16/00 - Placed on Pending)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (42K)

54)  00R-279   Special Permit 1851A - App. of Tabitha, Inc. &
               Tabitha Housing Corp., to operate a combined early
               childhood care facility & adult care center for a
               maxi-mum of 42 children & 20 adults, with a maximum
               of 9 employees, & waiving the required access to an
               arterial street on property generally located at
               48th & J Sts.  (In connection w/00-181)  (10/16/00 -
               Placed on Pending)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (36K)

55)  00-177    Vacating a portion of N. 60th St. from Seward Ave.
               south 142 ft.  (10/16/00 - Placed on Pending)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (16K)

56)  00-199    Vacating N. 40th St. from the John Dietrich Trail
               north to the terminus of N. 40th St., generally
               located at the north end of 40th St., north of Adams
               St.  (11/6/00 - Placed on Pending)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (18K)

57)  00-200    Vacating W. N St. from the west line of S.
               Coddington to a point approx. 300' west thereof.
               (11/6/00 - Placed on Pending)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (14K)

58)  00R-271   Resolution A-80486 - Use Permit 131 - App. of Krein
               Real Estate, Inc. to con-struct seven 5,000 sq. ft.,
               one-story, office/medical buildings & associated
               parking, with requests to reduce the private roadway
               width of Waltz Rd. & to waive sidewalks along one
               side of the private roadways, on property generally
               located at S. 56th St., 1/4 mile south of Old Cheney
               Rd.  (In connection w/00R-272, 00-173) (10/16/00 -
               Reconsidered, 6-0; Action delayed 2 weeks to
               10/30/00, 6-0) (10/23/00 - Public Hearing & Action
               11/6/00) (11/6/00 - Placed on Pending)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (52K)

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2000:  APPROVED, 7-0.

59)  00R-296   Ordering construction of sidewalks at various
               locations throughout the City generally bounded by
               S.W. 27th & West O on the west, 27th & Whitehead
               Drive on the north, 80th & Leighton on the east, and
               40th & Eagle Ridge Road on the south.
	       Public Works & Utilities Department: Fact Sheet (24K)

60)  00R-312   Reappointing Martin Ramirez to the Multicultural
               Advisory Committee for a three-year term expiring
               September 18, 2003.

61)  00R-312(a) Appointing Charles Greene to the Multicultural
               Advisory Committee to fill an unexpired term
               expiring September 18, 2002.

62)  00R-313   Approving an amendment to the Keno operator contract
               with Lincoln Keno, Inc. to change the 45-day
               requirement for commencement of the keno lottery
               operation to 120 days.

63)  00R-315   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of claims
               set forth therein for the period of November 1 - 15, 2000.
	       Law Department: Fact Sheet (21K)  Exhibit (47K)

64)  00R-316   Approving a Golf License Agreement between the City
               and Cory Fletcher for professional golf services at
               Mahoney Golf Course and Clubhouse for a period from
               December 1, 2000 through April 30, 2003.

65)  00R-317   Comp. Plan Amendment 94-52 - Amending the 1994
               Lincoln Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to
               change Figure 16, Lincoln's Land Use Plan, from
               Industrial to Commercial and from Industrial to
               Residential on property generally located at N.W.
               48th Street and W. Adams Street.  (In connection
               w/00-212, 00-213, 00R-318, 00R-319)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (33K)

66)  00R-318   Special Permit No. 1833 - Application of M&S
               Construction and the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce to
               develop Ashley Heights Community Unit Plan consisting
               of 289 dwelling units on property generally 
               located at N.W. 48th Street and W. Adams Street.
               (In connection w/00-212, 00-213, 00R-317, 00R-319)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (46K)

67)  00R-319   Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Ashley Heights for four outlots and two commercial
               lots, with waivers to block length, pedestrian
               easement, roadway platform approaches, and the
               submittal of a use permit at the time of preliminary
               plat, on property generally located at N.W. 48th
               Street and W. Adams Street.  (In connection w/00-
               212, 00-213, 00R-317, 00R-318)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (47K)

68)  00R-320   Use Permit No. 132 - Application of Livingston
               Investment, Inc. to develop 267,812 square feet of
               space to include retail, office buildings, banks and 
               financial companies, restaurants, dry cleaners, on
               and off sale of alcoholic beverages, and a waiver of
               the sign regulations to permit a sign at the south
               entrance to the site, on property generally located
               southeast of 70th Street and Highway 2.  (In
               connection w/00-214, 00-215)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet (105K)

69)  00R-321   Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and Lancaster County Cooperative Extension Service
               for Solid Waste Education Services.
	       Law Department: Fact Sheet (4K)

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 (11/22/00) PRIOR TO THE
     NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (11/27/00).


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.


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