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        ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                    MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2001 AT 1:30 P.M.
                        ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING - LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS 

1)   Exhibit   Application of Levy Restaurants at Haymarket Park for a 
      626K     Class "I" liquor license at 999 North 6th Street.
	       Management Agreement (765K) Exhibits (177K)
	       (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-80754)

2)  same as    Manager Application of Rodney G. Rossman for Levy 
      #1       Restaurants at Haymarket Park at 999 North 6th Street.
	       (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-80755)              
 
PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCES - 2ND READING (ITEMS 3 THRU 9 HAD PUBLIC HEARING)

3)   01-13     Declaring approximately .91 acres of property generally 
               located in Lot 2, Fairview Cemetery 1st Addition, generally
               located near N. 84th Street and Adams Street, as surplus 
               and authorizing the sale thereof.
 	       Planning Department:Fact Sheet (858K)

4)   01-47     Amending Chapter 6.04 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating
               to Animal Control Regulations Generally to amend 
               definitions; to increase impoundment fees; to make it 
               unlawful to own animal hybrids; to provide restrictions
               relating  to activities of pet shops; amending cruelty to 
               animals to provide a separate section relating to animal
               neglect; to provide exceptions to violations; amending 
               provisions regarding selling or giving away animals; and
               to provide additional penalties for violations.
  	       Law Department:Fact Sheet (14K)

5)   01-42     Amending Chapter 6.04 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating
               to Animal Control Regulations Generally to allow the 
               Director of the Health Department to impound unusual 
               animals; to provide permit provisions for animal exhibits
               or rides; to make it unlawful to provide for unusual 
               carnivorous mammals to be restrained by the public for
               entertainment purposes; and to provide an appeal process 
               for denied, non-renewed  and revoked animal exhibit or 
               ride permits.
    	       Law Department:Fact Sheet (14K)

6)   01-43     Amending Chapter 6.12 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating
               to Cats to add a definition for "cat hobby kennel" and 
               amending the definition of "kennel; to provide the word
               "Lincoln" be engraved on all cat tags; to provide that all
               money received by the Director under Chapter 6.12 shall be 
               credited to the Animal Control Fund; to make it unlawful for
               cats that are not spayed or neutered to run at large; to 
               repeal the current provisions relating to cats running at
               large while in heat; to delete references to sections being
               repealed; to make it unlawful to maintain a cat kennel; to 
               provide exceptions to having a cat kennel; to create a 
               permit process to obtain a cat hobby kennel; to provide
               restrictions relating to a cat hobby kennel; to repeal the
               current provisions relating to hobby kennel or cattery 
               permits; and to increase the minimum fine for first offense
               violations of Chapter 6.12 from $25 to $35.
	       Law Department:Fact Sheet (15K)

7)   01-44     Amending Chapter 6.08 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating
               to Dogs to add a definition for "dog hobby kennel" and to
               amend the definition of "kennel"; to provide the word 
               "Lincoln" be die-stamped on dog tags; to provide that 
               owners of dogs shall dispose of waste material accumulating
               from their dogs at least once every five days; to include
               dog hobby kennel permit holders as exceptions to dog kennel
               prohibition; to create an exception to having a dog kennel
               for persons on land that is annexed by the City; to require
               permits for dog hobby kennels; to provide restrictions 
               relating to dog hobby kennels; to provide that money 
               received pursuant to Chapter 6.08 shall be credited to the
               Animal Control fund; and to increase the minimum fine for 
               first offense violations of Chapter 6.08 from $25.00 to
               $35.00.
   	       Law Department:Fact Sheet (15K)

8)   01-45     Change of Zone 3263 - Application of Pioneer Woods, L.L.C.
               for a change of zone from B-1 Local Business and R-3 
               Residential to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business on 
               property generally located at the northeast corner of 70th
               and Pioneers Blvd. 
     	       Planning Department:Fact Sheet (780K)

9)   01-46     Approving a Redevelopment Agrmt. between the City & TJK 
               Investments, Inc. for the redevelopment of the west side
               of N. 27th St. between S & T Sts.  to be known as "Sterling
               Village" Office/Retail Site.
               Planning Department: Redevelopment Agreement (903K)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

10)  01R-62    Approving an Agreement between the City, Lincoln
               Electric System, and St. Elizabeth Health System and
               its subsidiaries, for employee workers' compensation
               injuries and miscellaneous medical and other
               services for a three-year term.
               Planning Department: Factsheet (88K)  Agreement (303K)
	       (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80756)

11)  01R-63    Approving an Agreement between the City and the
               State Dept. of Roads for the funding of a project to
               reconstruct the intersection of 33rd and Sheridan
               Boulevard as a "roundabout."
               Public Works & Utilities Department: Factsheet (26K)
	       Agreement (368K) 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80757)

12)  01R-64    Approving an Agreement between the City and the State Dept.
               of Roads for the funding of a project to analyze the 
               alignment of Highway U.S. 6 (Sun Valley Boulevard) from
               West "O" Street north to Cornhusker Highway.
               Public Works & Utilities Department: Factsheet (27K)
	       Agreement (39K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80758)

13)  01R-65    Approving an Agreement between Big Red Keno and GJR,
               L.L.C. dba "Randy's Grill & Chill" for the operation
               of a Keno satellite site at 4947 Holdrege Street.
	       (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80759)

14)  01R-67    Accepting the report of new and pending claims against
               the city and approving disposition of claims set forth
               therein for the period of March 1-15, 2001.
               Law Department: Factsheet (5K)
	       (AMENDED, 7-0; TO DELETE LINES #10, 11, 13, and 18; 
	       CLAIMS DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 4-9-01; A-80760; 7-0)

15)  01R-68    Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Pioneer Woods for 8 commercial lots and 2 outlots,
               and waivers of the required stormwater detention, an
               increase in the 15' depth of sanitary sewer, and an
               increase of the street approach platforms to 3%, on
               property generally located at the northeast corner
               of 70th and Pioneers Blvd.
               Planning Department: Factsheet (1.6M)
               (ACTION DELAYED FOR ONE WEEK TO 4-9-01; 7-0)

16)  01R-69    Use Permit 130 - Application of Pioneer Woods, L.L.C. to
               develop 142,000 sq. ft. of commercial/retail/restaurant 
               space and to waive the standard 50' front yard to allow 
               free-standing pad site ground signs in the front yard on
               property generally located at the northeast corner of 70th
               and Pioneers Blvd.
               Planning Department: Factsheet (1.7M)
	       (ACTION DELAYED FOR ONE WEEK TO 4-9-01; 7-0)

17)  01R-70    Appointing Rifka Keilson to the Community Development Task 
               Force to fill an unexpired term expiring August 31, 2002. 
                    (ADOPTED; 7-0; A-80761)

18)  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) (3/12/01 - Removed from
               Pending for Action on 3/19/01) (3/19/01 - Action delayed
               one week w/Public Hearing reopened on 3/26/01) (3/26/02 -
               Delayed one week w/Public Hearing reopened on  4/2/01)
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (121K)
   	       Arials (1.3M)   Photographs (3.8M)   Qwest (1.9M)
	       (SPECIAL PERMIT APPROVED AS AMENDED / APPEAL DENIED; 6-1; 
	       SHOECRAFT DISSENTING; A-80762)

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

19)            Petition to Vacate Public Way A portion of South 16th Street
               bounded on the South by Lake Street, on the North by the 
	       previously vacated 16th Street currently owned by BryanLGH
	       Medical Center, on the West by Lot 12, Goulds Subdivision of
	       Lot 5 in the Southwest Quarter of Section 36, Township 10 
	       North, Range 6 East of the 6th P.M., and on the East by Lot 4
	       and a portion of Lot 5, Johnsons Addition, all located in 
	       Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska submitted by Bryan LGH
	       Med Ctr.  (REFERRED TO LAW)

20)            Petition to Vacate Public Way A portion of Right-of-way 
               stub adjacent to the South Line of Lot 1, H.J.B. Industrial
               Park and the South Line of Lot 3, 48th and Superior Addition
               submitted by Harley J. Bair. (REFERRED TO LAW)
          

21)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Setting hearing date of Monday, April 16, 2001 at 1:30 p.m.
               on the Man. App. of Ronald Sommers for B & R Stores Inc. Dba
               Super Saver III at 5440 S. 56th St. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80763)

               Setting hearing date of Monday, April 16, 2001 at 1:30 p.m.
               on the application of Lincoln P Street Catering Co. dba
	       Embassy Suites Hotel for outdoor liquor catering events on
	       May 4, 11, and 18, 2001 at 1040 P Street. 
	       (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80764)

               Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax for the
	       month of February 2001: Network Billing Systems, L.L.C.,
	       Affinity Network, Inc., AT&T Communications of the Midwest,
	       Inc., Sprint Communication Company Limited Partnership, 
	       Airtime SMR, Inc., and Aliant Cellular Inc., dba Alltel.
	       (PLACED ON FILE)

               Petition to Vacate Public Way of a Right-of-Way Stub
	       Adjacent to the South Line of Lot 1, H.J.B. Industrial
	       Park and the South Line of Lot 3, 48th & Superior
	       Addition. (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)
     
REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

22)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances &
	       Resolutions passed on Mar. 19, 2001.
	       (PLACED ON FILE)

23)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80765)

               Approving distribution of funds representing interest
	       earning on short-term investments of IDLE FUNDS for the
	       month ended February 28, 2001.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80766)

ORDINANCES - 1ST READING (ITEMS 24 THRU 35 HAD 1ST READING, SEE ITEM #33)

24)  01-48     Approving a contract between the City and the
               Lincoln Haymarket Development Corp. to operate
               and regulate a Saturday public market in the
               Haymarket area from May 5, 2001, through
               October 27, 2001.
	       Urban Development Department: Fact Sheet  (30k)
	       Attachments  (327k)

25)  01-49     Approving a contract between the City and the
               Downtown Lincoln Association to operate and
               regulate a mid-week public market in the
               Marketplace area at 12th Street from Q to R
               Street and R Street from 12th to 13th Streets
               from May 15, 2001, through July 31, 2001.
	       Urban Development Department: Fact Sheet  (30k)
	       Attachments  (473k)

26)  01-50     Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed
      not      $1,600,000 of the City's Q, O, P, R/North
   available   Haymarket Redevelopment Project Tax Allocation
   this week   and Refunding Bonds.


27)  01-51     Amending Section 9.44.040 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to fireworks to provide
               for the assessment of a late fee on all
               applications for a license as a fireworks
               retailer postmarked or received by the Chief of
               the Bureau of Fire Prevention after June 23, to
               increase the license fee to $75.00, to amend
               the provision regarding issuance of a license,
               and repealing Section 9.44.085 relating to the
               sale and use of fireworks from December 30,
               1999 to January 1, 2000.
	       Building & Safety Department: Fact Sheet  (16K)

28)  01-52     Change of Zone 3134B - Application of Christian
               Retirement Homes, Inc. d/b/a Eastmont Towers,
               to add and operate a six bed health care
               facility in the Willow Springs Final Planned
               Unit Development on property generally located
               at South 78th Street and Pioneers Blvd.
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet  (1.4M) Attachment  (7K)

29)  01-53     Change of Zone 3307 - Amending Section 27.69.044 of the
               Lincoln Municipal Code relating to permitted signs in 
               the O-1, O-2, and O-3 zoning districts to adjust the
               permitted sign regulations in the O-3 Office Park 
               District to better reflect a transitional district.
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet  (360K)

30)  01-54     Change of Zone 3310 - Designating the Haymarket Park Sign
               District as an overlay special sign district for the 
               Lincoln Baseball Stadium on property generally located at
               North 6th Street and Charleston Street, between I-180 and
               Sun Valley Boulevard.
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet  (104K) Exhibits  (1M)

31)  01-55     Change of Zone 3311 - Application of the
               Director of the Parks & Recreation Department
               for a change from P Public Use District to O-3
               Office Park District on property generally
               located 450 feet west of Ridgeview Drive, on
               the north side of Pioneers Blvd.
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet  (476K)

32)  01-56     Vacating a portion of the South 16th Street
               right-of-way, a portion of the South 19th
               Street right-of-way and Southpark Road.
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet  (1.2M)

33)  01-57     Declaring portions of the Highlands South Park
      not      as surplus property, generally located at N.W.
   available   Fairway Drive and W. Harvest Drive.
    on-line    (FIRST READING DELAYED FOR ONE WEEK; 7-0)
	       

34)  01-58     Change of Zone 3258 - Application of Aspen
               Builders, Inc. for a Change of Zone from AGR
               Agricultural Residential to R-3 Residential on
               property generally located at S.W. 27th Street
               and West A Street. (In connection w/01-59 & 01R-73)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet  (632K)

35)  01-59     Change of Zone 3303 - Application of Aspen Builders, Inc.
               for a Change of Zone from AGR Agricultural Residential to
               R-3 Residential on property generally located at S.W. 27th
               Street and West "A" Street. (In connection w/01-58 & 01R-73)
	       Planning Department: Fact Sheet  (581K)
 
ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

36)  01-39     Vacating the south 40' of X St. adjacent to Lot
               1, Block 6, North Lincoln Add., generally
               located at N. 9th & X Sts.
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (1.1M)
	       (ACTION DELAYED FOR TWO WEEKS TO 4-16-01; 7-0)

37)  01-40     Vacating the public right-of-way adjacent to
               the west side of Stadium Dr. from the south
               line of U St. to the north line of Lot 4, Block
               10, North Lincoln Add., & vacating U St. from
               the east line of 10th St. to a point 12 feet
               east of the west line of Stadium Dr.
               Planning Department: Fact Sheet (1.5M)
	       (PASSED, 7-0; #17816 )

Pending List, Items 38 - 66

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