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                 ACTION FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                        MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2001 AT 1:30 P.M.

                               ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - (FEB. - SGT. DONALD SCHEINOST,
        SGT. THOMAS HAMM, OFFICERS MATTHEW FRANKEN, CHRISTOPHER CHAMPOUX, 
        MICHAEL BARRY, SHANE ALESCH, & MATTHEW BRODD OF THE LINCOLN POLICE
        DEPT. FOR VALOR)

 

PUBLIC HEARING - LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS - NONE

 
PUBLIC HEARING   
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING  (ITEMS 1 THROUGH 12 HAD 2ND READING)

 1)  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) (In connection w/01-55) (4/2/01 - Remove from
               Pending w/Public Hearing on 4/9/01)
	       Fact Sheet (709K)

 2)  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. (In connection
               w/01-14)
	       Fact Sheet (476K)

 3)  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.
	       Fact Sheet (30K),  Attachment (327K)

 4)  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.
	       Fact Sheet (30K) Attachment (473K)

 5)  01-50     Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed
               $1,600,000 of the City's Q, O, P, R/North
               Haymarket Redevelopment Project Tax Allocation
               and Refunding Bonds.

 6)  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.
	       Fact Sheet (16K)

 7)  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.
	       Fact Sheet (1.4M)

 8)  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.
	       Fact Sheet (360K)

 9)  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.
	       Fact Sheet (107K)

10)  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..
	       Fact Sheet (1.2M)

11)  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)
	       Fact Sheet (632K)

12)  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)
	       Fact Sheet (581K)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

13)  01R-71    Approving an agreement between the City and the
               State of Nebraska Department of Roads for
               maintenance/rehabilitation work completed by City
               contract on a portion of Nebraska Highway 2.
	       Fact Sheet (27K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80767)

14)  01R-72    Appointing Eugene Carroll and Tom Wanser to the
               Board of Zoning Appeals for five-year terms expiring
               February 1, 2006.
	       Attachment (230K)
	       (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80768)

15)  01R-73    Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Aspen Ridge and waiving block length, minimum lot
               depth, and pedestrian way easement, on property
               generally located at S.W. 27th Street and West A
               Street.  (In connection w/01-58, 01-59) 
	       Fact Sheet (1M)
	       (ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 4/16/01, 7-0)

16)  01R-74    Special Permit 1881 - Application of Hoegemeyer-
               Palmer Construction for 12 dwelling units, one
               acreage lot, and one outlot on property generally
               located at Peregrine Court and Talon Road. (In
               connection W/01R-75)
	       Fact Sheet (2.5M)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0;A-80769)

17)  01R-75    Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Eagle View and waiving sidewalks on one side of a
               private roadway and the lot depth-to-width ratio, on
               property generally located at Peregrine Court and
               Talon Road. (In connection W/01R-74)
	       Fact Sheet (2.3M)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80770)

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

18)            THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WERE REFERRED TO PLANNING DEPT.:
               Change of Zone 3318 - App. of Ward F. Hoppe from H-3
                    to 1-1 on property at 35th &
                    Cornhusker.
               Change of Zone 3319 - App. of Richard & Ann Hudson
                    from AG to AGR on property at 112 & Van Dorn.
               Special Permit 1386B - App. of Richard & Ann Hudson
                    to add a one acreage lot at 112th & Van
                    Dorn.
               Special Permit 1909 - App. of Leonard G. Stolzer for
                    temporary storage of construction equipment &
                    material at 5400 S. Folsom.

19)            Setting Hearing Date of April 23, 2001 at 1:30 p.m.
               on the application of Denis N. Vontz dba "Pioneers
               Golf Course" for an addition to premises at 3404 W.
               Van Dorn. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80771)

               Setting Hearing Date of April 16, 2001 at 1:30 p.m.
               on App of Twisted Steele, Inc. dba "Lazzari's" for a
               Class C Liquor License upgrading from Class J &
               adding a portion of Iguana's License at 1430-1434
               "O" Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80772)

20)            Setting Hearing Date of April 16, 2001 at 1:30 p.m.
               on Man. Application of Matthew S. Vrzal for Twisted
               Steele, Inc. dba Lassari's at 1430-1434 O St.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80773)


21)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Setting hearing date of Monday, April 23, 2001 at
               1:30 p.m. on the Man. App. of Kirk J. Scholten for
               Expo, Inc. dba Iguana's Pub & Grill at 1426 O
               Street.   (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80774)

               Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax
               for the month of February 2001: Lincoln Celtelco.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

               Petition to Vacate Public Way a portion of Right of
               Way Stub Adjacent to the South &  West  Line of Lot
               3,48th & Superior Addition and the South &
               East line of Lot 2 H.J.B. Industrial Park
               1st Addition submitted by Donald W.
               Linscott, LPR Partnership. (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

22)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances &
               Resolutions passed on Mar. 26, 2001. (PLACED ON FILE)

23)            Investment of Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80775)

24)            Lincoln Water & WasteWater System Recapitulation of
               Daily Cash Receipts for March 2001 (PLACED ON FILE).

25)            Reports of Telecomm. Occ. Tax for the month of May &
               June, 2000: Nebraska Radio Telephone Systems;
               February, 2001: Aliant, Coast Int'l., GTC,
               Broadwing, Global Crossing, IBM Global, Intellicall,
               Network Billing, Affinity Network, AT&T, Sprint
               Comm., Airtime SMR, Aliant Cellular.  (PLACED ON
               FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING   (ITEMS 26 THRU 30 HAD 1ST READING)

26)  01-57     Declaring portions of the Highlands South Park
               as surplus property, generally located at N.W.
               Fairway Drive and W. Harvest Drive. (4/2/01 -
               1st Reading delayed one week)
	       Fact Sheet (1.4M)

27)  01-60     Amending the corporate limits of the City by
               annexing approximately 135.27 acres of property
               generally located at N.W. 48th Street and West
               Adams Street. (In connection w/01-61, 01R-77,
               01R-78, 01R-79, 01R-82)
	       Fact Sheet (753K)

28)  01-61     Change of Zone 3248 - Application of M & S
               Construction for a change of zone from I-2
               Industrial to H-4 General Commercial, B-2
               Planned Neighborhood Business and R-3
               Residential on property generally located at
               N.W. 48th Street and West Adams Street. (In
               connection w/01-60, 01R-77, 01R-78, 01R-79, 01R-82)
	       Fact Sheet (1.1M)

29)  01-62     Amending the corporate limits of the City by
               annexing approximately 110 acres of property
               generally located at Fletcher Avenue and
               Telluride Drive.(In connection w/01-63, 01R-80,
               01R-81)
	       Fact Sheet (704K)

30)  01-63     Change of Zone 3260 - Application of North
               Creek L.L.C. for a change of zone from AG
               Agricultural to R-3 Residential, H-3 Highway
               Commercial, and H-4 General Commercial, and
               from R-3 Residential to H-4 General Commercial
               and H-3 Highway Commercial on property
               generally located at Fletcher Avenue and
               Telluride Drive. (In connection w/01-62, 01R-80,
               01R-81)
 	       Fact Sheet (1.7M) 

RESOLUTIONS - FOR COUNCIL ACTION-HAD PUBLIC HEARING

31)   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.  (4/2/01 - Amended to delete
               and delay action on 4 claims for 1 week,
               remainder of claims report adopted.)
	       Fact Sheet (5K)
	       (HAHN CLAIM ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 4-3; SHOECRAFT, COOK,
               FORTENBERRY DISSENTING; REMAINING CLAIMS ADOPTED,
               7-0; A-80776)

32)  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 increrase of
               the street approach platforms to 3%, on property
               generally located at the northeast corner of 70th and
               Pioneers Blvd.  (In connection w/01R-69, 01-45).
	       Fact Sheet (1.6M)  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80777)

33)  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. (In connection w/01R-68, 01-45)
	       Fact Sheet (1.7M)
               (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-80778)

34)  01R-60    Reappointing Randy Boldt to the EMS, Inc. Board of
               Directors for a three-year term expiring March 28,
               2004. (3/26/01 - Action Delayed for two weeks to
               4/9/01) (ADOPTED, 6-1; CAMP DISSENTING; A-80779)

35)  01R-61    Appointing Rev. Lauren Ekdahl to the EMS, Inc. Board
               of Directors for a three-year term expiring March
               28, 2004. (3/26/01 - Action Delayed for two weeks to
               4/9/01) (LOST, 3-4; COOK, MCROY, SENG ASSENTING;
               #38-4357)

36)  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. (3/12/01 - 
               Action delayed one week to 3/19/01) (3/19/01 - Action
               delayed one week to 3/26/01) (3/26/01 - Action delayed
               for two weeks to 4/9/01)
	       Fact Sheet (892K)
	       (WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4358)

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