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             ACTION FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                    MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2001 AT 1:30 P.M.

                            ALL PRESENT EXCEPT CAMP.


PUBLIC HEARING - LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS 

 1)  Exhibit   Application of Lancaster County Agricultural Society
       509K    Inc. for a Class C Liquor License at 4100 N.
               84th St. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL W/DIAGRAM
               EXCLUDING AN OUTDOOR AREA, 6-0; A-80724)

 2)  same as   Man. Application of Leon Ervin Meyer for the
       #1      Lancaster County Agricultural Society, Inc. at 4100
               N. 84th St. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0;
               A-80725)

 3)  Exhibit   Application of Speakeasy, Inc. dba Speakeasy for a
       535K    Class C Liquor License at 3233 ½ S.
               13th St. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 5-1;
               MCROY DISSENTING; A-80726)

 4)  same as   Man. Application of Brent B. Shore for Speakeasy
       #3      Inc. dba Speakeasy at 3233 ½ S. 13th
               St. (ADOPTED FOR DENIAL, 5-1; SHOECRAFT
               DISSENTING; A-80727)

 5)  Exhibit   Application Wadsworth Old Chicago Inc. dba
       628K    Old Chicago for a Class I Liquor License
               at 2918 Pine Lake Rd. (South Pointe
               Pavillions) (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0;A-80728)

 6)  same as   Man. Application of Jeff Lynn Daley for Wadworth Old
       #5      Chicago Inc. dba Old Chicago at 2918 Pine Lake Rd.
               (South Pointe Pavillions) (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               6-0; A-80729)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING (ITEMS 7 THRU 8 HAD 2ND READING; SEE ITEM 8)

 7)  01-37     Amending Section 26.19.031 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to add language requiring the
               name & number of the preliminary plat upon
               which the final plat is based to be shown on
               the final plat.
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (152K)

 8) 01-38      Approving the establishment of a
               decommissioning fund to allow LES to designate
               & account for the costs associated with
               decommissioning generation plants & electrical
               facilities. (ON 3RD READING)
               Kline Williams: Fact Sheet (26K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 9)  01R-50    Appeal of Heartland Insurance Pool, Inc. from the
               Planning Commission denial of Special Permit 1896
               for authority to operate a salvage yard on property
               generally located at N. 1st & Charleston Sts.
               (ACTION DELAYED FOR ONE WEEK TO 3/19/01, 6-0)
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (892K)

10)  01R-52    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City & approving disposition of claims
               set forth therein for the period of Feb. 16 - 28,
               2001.  (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80730)
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (22K)	Attachment (28K)

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

11)            THE FOLLOWING WERE REFERRED TO THE PLANNING DEPT.:
               Change of Zone 3307 - App. of Planning Director for
                    a text amendment to LMC 27.69.044 permitted
                    signs for O-3.
               Change of Zone 3310 - App. of Owner Group to create
                    a "Haymarket Park Sign District" .
               Special Permit 1165B - App. of Ray Lineweber to
                    include Lot 5 on Special Permit 1165A with a
                    fence on property at 1301 N Street.
               Special Permit 1902 - App. of God Shepherd Lutheran
                    Church to exceed the maximum 35' height, per
                    Section 27.63.220,  for the church steeple to
                    be approx. 60' above grade at the sanctuary
                    area.
               Special Permit 1903 - App. of Qwest Wireless for a
                    light pole replacement with cellular antennaes
                    attached to the top at 3700 Sheridan Blvd.


12)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Setting hearing date of Mon., March 26, 2001 AT 5:30
               p.m. on the App. of Expo, Inc. dba "Iguana's Pub &
               Grill" for a request to delete an area approx. 140'
               x 23' to the east at 1426-1530 "O" Street.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80731)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

13)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances &
               Resolutions passed on Mar. 5, 2001. (PLACED ON
               FILE)

14)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-80732)

14a)           Report of Water & WasteWater System Recapitulation
               of Daily Cash Receipts for February 2001. (PLACED
               ON FILE)

15)            Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax
               for the month of January, 2001 as follows: Global
               Crossing, IBM Global, WorldCom, Coast Int'l.,
               Broadwing, Intellicall, Western Wireless, Lincoln
               Celtelco. (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING - NONE


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

16)  01-28     Approving a transfer of appropriations within
               the Capital Improvement Program for various
               Parks & Recreations Dept. projects. (PASSED,
               6-0; #17805)
               Parks & Recreation Department: Attachment (64K)

17)  01-29     Amending Section 2.76.202 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to allow the Personnel Director
               authority to approve retroactive pay for up to
               six months to correct the difference in pay the
               employee should have received. (PASSED, 6-0; #17806)
               Personnel Department: Fact Sheet (13K)

18)  01-30     Amending Ordinance 17705 relating to the pay
               schedules of employees whose classifications
               are assigned to the pay range which is prefixed
               by the letter "A" by creating the job
               classifications of "Systems Software
               Integrator," "EMS Inservice Educator," "Park
               Planner I," & "Park Planner II."   (PASSED, 6-0; #17807)
               Personnel Department: Fact Sheet (15K)
               Systems Software Integrator, EMS Inservice Educator,
	       Park Planner I, Park Planner II

19)  01-31      Amending Ordinance 17704 relating to the pay
               schedules of employees whose classifications
               are assigned to the pay range which is prefixed
               by the letter "M" by creating the job
               classifications of "Facilities Maintenance
               Coordinator" & "Golf Manager." (PASSED, 6-0;
               #17808)
               Personnel Department: Fact Sheet (13K)
               Facilities Maintenance Coordinator, Golf Manager

20)  01-32     Change of Zone 3302 - App. of Rolf Shasteen for
               a change from R-2 Resi-dential to O-2 Suburban
               Office on property generally located at 857 S.
               48th St., between F & Randolph Sts. (PASSED,
               6-0; #17809)
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (425K)

21)  01-33     Renaming Double Tree Blvd. as "Whispering Wind
               Blvd." generally located in the Wilderness
               Ridge Add. located south of Yankee Hill Rd.,
               west off of S. 27th St. (PASSED, 6-0;#17810)
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (337K)

22)  01-34     Vacating the east 5' of S. 2nd St. from the
               south side of F St. to the north side of the
               alley. (PASSED, 6-0;#17811)
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (579K)

23)  01-35     Amending Section 2.76.395 to allow for
               employees whose pay range is prefixed by the
               letter "M" to utilize vacation during the first
               six months of employment. (PASSED, 6-0;#17812)
               Law Department: Fact Sheet (4K)

24)  01-38     Approving the establishment of a
               decommissioning fund to allow LES to designate
               & account for the costs associated with
               decommissioning generation plants & electrical
               facilities. (PASSED, 6-0; #17813)
               Kline Williams: Fact Sheet (26K)

PENDING LIST (EXTENDED ONE WEEK; SEE ITEMS 34, 43, & 48)

25)  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)
               Planning Department: Substitute Ordinance (63K)

26)  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)

27)  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)
               Planning Department: Factsheet pt1 (1.5M)
	       Factsheet pt2 (1M)

28)  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) (2/26/01 -
               Motion to Indefinitely Postpone died due to
               lack of Second; remain on Pending)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (662K)

29)  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)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (1M)

30)  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)   (2/26/01 - Motion to Indefinitely
               Postpone Lost, 1-5; remain on Pending)
	       Planning Department: Factsheet (40K)

31)  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: Factsheet (16K)

32)  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 property
               generally located at S. 84th St. & Old Cheney Rd.
               (10/2/00 - Placed on Pending)  (2/26/01 - Motion to
               Indefinitely Postpone Lost, 1-5; remain on Pending)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (47K)

33)  00-177    Vacating a portion of N. 60th St. from Seward Ave.
               south 142 ft.  (10/16/00 - Placed on Pending)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (16K)

34)  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) (REMOVED FROM
               PENDING & INDEFINITELY POSTPONED, 6-0; #38-4356)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (18K)

35)  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: Factsheet (987K)

36)  00R-271   Resolution A-80486 - Use Permit 131 - App. of Krein
               Real Estate, Inc. to construct 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: Factsheet (52K)

37)  00R-308   Accepting & approving the Pre. Plat of Wilderness
               Park Estates including waivers for curb & gutters,
               sidewalks, stormwater detention, & street trees, on
               property generally located west of S. 14th St. &
               Mockingbird Lane.  (In connection w/99-93, 00R-309,
               00-209)  (11/27/00 - Action delayed until 1/8/01)
               (12/18/00 - To remain on Pending w/no definite date)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (1.8M)

38)  00R-309   Special Permit 1832 - App. of George & Kathy
               Mechling to develop Wilderness Park Estates C.U.P.
               consisting of 19 dwelling units on property
               generally located at S. 14th St. & Mockingbird Lane.
               (In connection w/99-93, 00R-308, 00-209)  (11/20/00
               - Action delayed until 1/8/01) (12/18/00 - To remain
               on Pending w/no definite date)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (1.7M)

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.   (In connection w/00R-308, 00R-
               309, 00-209) (11/27/00 - Action delayed until
               1/8/01)  (12/18/00 - To remain on Pending w/no
               definite date)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (2M)

40)  00-209    Vacating a portion of Pine Lake Rd. from the west
               line of Lazy Acres Subdivision west to the railroad
               right-of-way, generally located west of S. 14th St.
               & Pine Lake Rd.  (In connection w/00R-308, 00R-309,
               99-93)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (16K)

41)  01-22     Vacating Pine Lake Rd. from the west line of
               Lazy Acres Subdivision east to the west line of
               Lot 6 I.T., generally located west of S. 14th
               St. & Pine Lake Rd.
               Planning Department: Factsheet (967K)

42)  00-219    Vacating a portion of Dairy Dr. from the west line
               of S. 14th St. to a point approx. 1,328' west,
               generally located off S. 14th St. south of
               Centerpark Rd. (12/18/00 - Placed on Pending)
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (942K)

43)  01R-44    Appeal of Arlon E. & Corrine D. Bartels, Dale &
               Jenine M. Meiner, Deanna Mumgaard, Mary Mumgaard,
               David Watts, Drennen Watts, M. Laimons Iesalnieks, &
               Larry & Denise Maack, from the Planning Commission
               approval of Special Permit 1892 authorizing Qwest
               Wireless L.L.C. to construct a 123' tall personal
               wireless facility with associated ground equipment &
               a waiver of the fall zone requirement on property
               generally located at N. 7th St. & Fletcher Ave.
               (2/26/01 - Placed on Pending for 2 weeks to 3/12/01)
               (3/5/01 - To remain on Pending until 3/19/01)
               (REMOVED FROM PENDING FOR ACTION ON 3/19/01, 6-0)
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (121K)
	       Arials (1.3M)   Photographs (3.8M)   Qwest (1.9M)

44)  01-14     Declaring approx. 2.04 acres of property
               generally located on the north side of Pioneers
               Blvd., west of Ridgeview Drive, as surplus &
               authorizing the sale thereof. (2/26/01 - Placed on Pending)
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (709K)

45)  01-20     Creating Alley Paving Dist. 360 in the
               north/south alley between Worthington Ave. &
               20th St., from South St. north approx. 300'.
               (3/5/01 - Placed on Pending)
               Public Works & Utilities Department: Fact Sheet (83K)

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) (3/5/01 - Placed on Pending)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (1.4M)

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 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) (3/5/01 - Placed on Pending)
               Planning Department: Factsheet (949K)

48)   01R-51   Adopting a Supplemental Budget for LES amending the
               2001 LES Operating & Capital Budget.  (3/5/00 -
               Placed on Pending until 3/19/01) (REMOVED FROM
               PENDING TO HAVE PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION ON 3/19/01,
               6-0)
               Lincoln Electric System: Fact Sheet (260K)

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2001:  (APPROVED, 6-0.)

49)  01R-53     Approving an amendment to the Ameritas Investment
               Corp. Agreement for the provision of financial
               consulting services to the City to authorize the
               Contractor to act as a placement agent or
               underwriter for certain financial transactions.
                Planning Department: Factsheet (39K) Attachment (949K)

50)  01R-54     Special Permit 1899 - Application of the C.D.H.
               Investors to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages
               for consumption on the premises on property
               generally located at 4947 Holdrege Street.
                Planning Department: Factsheet (718K)

51)  01R-55     Use Permit 136 - Application of Jerry Joyce to
               construct a 51,122 sq. ft. office building, with
               waivers to the required front and side yard to allow
               parking therein, and a waiver of the parking lot
               screening design standards, on property generally
               located at 8035 O Street.
               Planning Department: Factsheet (643K)


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 (3/14/01) PRIOR TO
  THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (3/19/01).

   Casey Callahan Police Dept. harassment of cab drivers on Saturday
   nights in downtown.

       (Mr. Callahan did not appear before the City Council as
	requested)

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  3:32 p.m.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     Hearing date of Mon., March 19, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. on the App.
     of Pastime Pub, Inc. dba Pastime Pub for a Retail C Liquor
     License at 5601 NW 1st St.

     Hearing date of Mon., March 26, 2001 at 5:30 p.m. on the App.
     of GJR LLC dba Randy's Grill & Chill for a Retail Class C
     Liquor License at 4947 Holdrege.

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