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                 ACTION FROM THE REGULAR  CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                       MONDAY, JULY 16, 2001, AT 1:30 P.M.

                               ALL MEMBERS PRESENT
***NOTE***
The City Council Meeting of July 30th & August 6th will be held at 5:30 p.m.
                                  
PUBLIC HEARING - LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)   Exhibit   Application of The Blue Cactus, Inc. dba "The Blue
       541K    Cactus" for a Class "I" liquor license at 5555 S.
               48th Street, Suite F. Lease Agreement (1.1M)
	       (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-80965)

2)   Exhibit   Manager application of Robert G. Furman for The Blue
        79K    Cactus, Inc. dba "The Blue Cactus" at 5555 S. 48th Street,
               Suite F. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-80966)

3)   Exhibit   Application of Mousetrap Inc. dba "Brass Rail" for a
       96K     liquor catering license at 1436 O Street.(MOTION TO
               DELAY 1 WEEK TO 7/23/01; 7-0)

4)   Exhibit   Application of Russ's Market #2 for a special
       259K    designated license to cover an area approximately
               170 feet by 60 feet at 130 N. 66th Street on July
               26, 2001 from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (ADOPTED
               FOR DENIAL, 7-0; A-80967)

5)   Exhibit   Application of Russ's Market #2 for a special
       259K    designated license to cover an area approximately
               170 feet by 60 feet at 130 N. 66th Street on July
               28, 2001 from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (ADOPTED
               FOR DENIAL, 7-0; A-80968)

PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING  ITEMS 6 - 8 HAD PUBLIC HEARING, NOTE ITEM #7

6)   01-108    Change of Zone HP70 - App. of Rho Chapter House
               Corp. Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity for a landmark
               designation for the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority House
               at 1545 S Street. 01-108 (2.8M)

7)   01-109    Approving a Consent to Sublease Agreement with
               Alltel to allow Qwest Wireless to co-locate on the
               Alltel tower in Antelope Park.  Consent to Sublease (18K)
	       Motion to Amend & Consent to Sublease (24K)
	       (AMENDED, 7-0)

8)   01-110    Approving a Consent to Sublease Agreement with
               American Tower Corp. to allow American Tower to
               sublease the Alltel premises in Antelope Park.
	       Fact Sheet (5K), Alltel (56K)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS & ORDINANCES FOR ACTION

9)   01R-172   Reappointing Jim Johnson, H. Kirk Langer, Jr., and
               Bryan Rickertsen to the Cable Advisory Board for
               three-year terms expiring July 1, 2004. (ADOPTED,
               7-0; A-80969) 

10)  01R-173   Appointing Richard Noble to the Cable Advisory Board
               for a three-year term expiring July 1, 2004.
               Factsheet (80K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80970)

11)  01R-174   Appointing Bonnie Armstrong, Greg Kallos, and Marcia
               Malone to the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging Advisory
               Council for three-year terms expiring July 1, 2004.
	       Armstrong (50K), Kallos (39K), Malone (126K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80971)

12)  01R-175   Approving an Agreement between Big Red Keno and
               Penalty Box Pub for the operation of a Keno satellite 
               site at 5551 S. 48th Street. 
	       Factsheet (45K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80972)

13)  01R-176   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of claims
               set forth therein for the period of June 16-31, 2001. 
	       Fact Sheet (5K), Claims (20K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80973)

14)  01R-177   Special Permit 1918 - Application of Mike Olderbak
               to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages for
               consumption off the premises at 338 N. 27th Street.
	       Fact Sheet (2.4M)
               (AMENDED; 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 4-3; A-80974)

15)  01R-178   Special Permit 692K - Application of Tabitha, Inc.
               to amend the Tabitha New Community community unit
               plan to permit the conversion of 28 elderly or
               retirement dwelling units to assisted living
               facilities on property located at Sea Mountain Road
               and Folkways Blvd. Fact Sheet (58K) 
	       (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80975)

16)  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) (6/4/01 - Removed from 
               Pending for Public Hearing & Action  on 6/25/01) (6/25/01 -
               Delayed action to 7/2/01)(6/25/01 - Placed on pending for 
               3 weeks to 7/16/01) (REMOVED FROM PENDING TO HAVE PUBLIC 
               HEARING & ACTION ON 7/16/01) (APPROVED SUBSTITUTE
               ORDINANCE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0; #17876)
	       Factsheet (2M)

17)  00-209    Vacating a portion of Pine Lake Rd. from the west
               line of Lazy Acres Subdivi-sion 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) (6/4/01  -Removed from Pending for Public
               Hearing & Action on 6/25/01)(6/25/01 - Delayed action 
               to 7/2/01)(6/25/01 - Placed on pending for 3 wks to 7/16/01)
               (REMOVED FROM PENDING TO HAVE PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION
               ON 7/16/01) (PASSED, 7-0, #17877)
	       Factsheet (16K)

18)  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) (6/4/01
               - Removed from Pending for Public Hearing & Action on
               6/25/01)(6/25/01 - Delayed action to 7/2/01)(6/25/01 - 
               Placed on pending for 3 wks to 7/16/01) (REMOVED FROM 
               PENDING TO HAVE PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION ON 7/16/01)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0, A-80976)
	       Factsheet (1.7M)

19)  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)
               (6/4/01 - Removed from Pending for Public Hearing
               & Action on 6/25/01) (6/25/01 - Delayed action to
               7/2/01)(6/25/01 - Placed on pending for 3 wks to
               7/16/01) (REMOVED FROM PENDING TO HAVE PUBLIC 
               HEARING & ACTION ON 7/16/01) (ADOPTED, 7-0, A-80977)
	       Factsheet (1.8M)

                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

20)            Informal Petition for sanitary sewer district at
               Northeast corner of NW 40th & "O" Streets, requested
               by Boyd Batterman. (REFERRED TO PUBLIC WORKS)

21)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax
               for the month of June, 2001: Business Telecom, Inc.;
               Operator Communications, Inc.; and One Call
               Communications, Inc. (PLACED ON FILE)

               Report of UNL Microbiologist for water testing the
               month of June, 2001. (PLACED ON FILE) 

               Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances &
               Resolutions passed on July 9, 2001. (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

22)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances
               & Resolutions passed on July 2, 2001. (PLACED ON FILE)

23)            Investment of Funds for July 2 - 6, 2001. 
	       (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80978) 


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING ITEMS 24-28 HAD 1st READING

24)  01-111    Change of Zone 3326 - Application of Thomasbrook
               Properties for a change of zone from R-3 Residential
               to R-4 Residential on property generally located at
               60th and Normal Blvd. (In connection w/01R-186)
	       Fact Sheet (525K)

25)  01-112    Amending Chapters 5.34 and 5.42 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to Pawnbrokers and
               Secondhand Jewelry and Watch Dealers to require
               pawnbroker forms to be typewritten or machine
               printed and to require recording of specific
               identifying marks; to add pawnbroker employee to
               those required to submit daily reports to the Chief
               of Police; to require secondhand jewelry and watch
               dealer forms to be typewritten or machine printed;
               to change "record of transactions" to "form for each
               transaction"; to extend the time of retention of
               secondhand jewelry or secondhand watches purchased
               by a dealer from 72 hours to 14 days; and to make
               requirements for purchasing secondhand jewelry
               consistent with requirements for pawning goods.
	       Fact Sheet (39K)

26)  01-113    Authorizing the issuance and sale of Lincoln
      not      Electric System Revenue Bonds.
   available
    on-line

27)  01-114    Authorizing the issuance of Lincoln Electric System
      not      Revenue Bonds, Series 2001 in the aggregate
   available   principal amount of not to exceed $175,000,000 and
    on-line    Taxable Lincoln Electric System Notes, Series 2001
               in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed
               $45,000,000.

28)  01-115    Amending Ordinance Nos. 16564, 16792, 16800, and
      not      17681 relating to the issuance of Lincoln Electric
   available   system Revenue Commercial Paper Notes providing for
    on-line    the relative priority of such notes and the issuance
               of taxable Commercial Paper Notes. 


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

29)  01-107    Change of Zone 3238 - Application of Olsson Associates 
               for a change of zone from AGR Agricultural Residential 
               to R-1 Residential on property generally located south 
               and west of S. 70th Street and Old Cheney Road. (In 
               connection w/01R-171 (PASSED, 7-0 #17878)
	       Fact Sheet (923K)

30)  01R-171   Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of Hawkswood 
               Estates for 27 lots and waivers for street lighting inter-
               vals, roadway approach grades, sidewalks, curb & gutter,
               location of water and sewer mains, storm water requirements, 
               transfer of sanitary sewer basins, block lengths, and
               length of permanent dead end streets, on property generally 
               located south and west of South 70th Street and Old Cheney 
               Road. (In connection W/01-107) (7/9/01 - Delay action 1 
               week to 7/16/01)(ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-80979)

31)  01-106    Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $3,750,000
               aggregate principal amount of the City's Golf Course
               Revenue Refunding Bonds. (With Emergency Clause)
               (PLACED ON PENDING INDEFINITELY, 7-0)


PENDING LIST EXTENDED ONE WEEK, SEE ITEM #47

32)  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) Factsheet pt1 (1.5M) Memos (1M)

33)  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) Factsheet (16K)

34)  00-177    Vacating a portion of N. 60th St. from Seward Ave.
               south 142 ft.  (10/16/00 - Placed on Pending) Factsheet (16K)

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) Factsheet (987K)

36)  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.  (2/26/01 - 
               Placed on Pending) (Can be acted on separately from
               above Wilderness park items) Factsheet (987K)

37)  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) 

38)  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) Factsheet (1.4M)

39)  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) (3/5/01 - 
               Placed on Pending)  Factsheet (949K)

40)  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. 
               (Action delayed for two weeks to 4/16/01) (4/16/01 - Placed
               on pending for 3 months 7/16/01) (7/9/01 - To remain on
               pending).

41)  01R-83    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the city and approving disposition of claims
               set forth therein for the period of March 16 - 31,
               2001.  (4/16/01 - Action delayed for one week to
               4/23/01) (4/23/01 - Adopted, 7-0; Reconsidered, 7-0;
               Placed on Pending until Annexation Agrmt. comes
               forward) Fact Sheet (5K)

42)  01-66     Change of Zone 3315 - App. of Phil and Mary Durst for a 
               change from R-4 Residential to I-1 Industrial on property 
               generally located at South 1st and L Streets. (4/23/01 - 
               Placed on Pending; Public Hearing Con't.)
	       Fact Sheet (997K), Auction Site Photos (618K)
               Auction Site Photos (664K), LMC 27.60 & Signatures (2.2M)
               Auction Site Photos (1.4M)

43)  01-75     Amending Section 17.10.080 of the Lincoln Municipal Code 
               to allow individual meters in a multi-dwelling complex. 
               (5/7/01 - Pending 8-10 weeks & to form committee)

44)  01R-100   Authorizing the City to charge individually
               metered multi-dwelling units for water use
               charges. (In connection w/01-75, 01R-101)
               (4/30/01 - Action delayed to 5/7/01) (5/7/01 -
               Pending 8-10 weeks & to form committee)

45)  01R-101   Authorizing the City to charge individually metered
               multi-dwelling units for sanitary use charges. (In
               connection w/01-75, 01R-100) (4/30/01 - Action
               delayed to 5/7/01) (5/7/01 - Pending 8-10 weeks & to
               form committee) 

46)  01-96     Renaming Charles Ave. as Hanneman Dr. beginning
               at the north approach of the intersection of
               Trimble Dr. & W. "C" St. & extending north &
               east through the Muff 2nd Add. Preliminary
               Plat. (6/18/01 - Placed on Pending until Pre
               Plat of Muff 2nd Addition comes forward)

47)  99-93     Amending the corporate limits of the City by annexing 
  Substitute   approx. 4.4 acres of property generally located north of 
               S. 14th St. & Yankee Hill Rd. (In connection w/01R-144 
               & 01R-145) (6/25/01 - Public hearing delayed to 
               7/9/01) (7/9/01 - Action delayed for two weeks 
               to 7/23/01) (MOTION TO HAVE ACTION & PUBLIC 
               HEARING ON 7/23/01, 7-0)

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
PUBLIC HEARING ON JULY 23, 2001: (APPROVED, 7-0)

48)  01R-144   Approving an Annexation Agreement between the City &
               Gretchen Zwetzig, Trustee of the David W. Flemming
               Revocable Trust outlining certain conditions &
               understandings with regards to the annexation of
               property generally located at 8101 South 14th Street. 
               (In connection w/01-98, O1R-145) (7/9/01 - Public
               hearing delayed to 7/23/01 & to remain on Introduction 
               List) Fact Sheet

49)  01R-145   Approving an Annexation Agreement between the City &
               Alan Schroeder outlining certain conditions &
               understandings with regards to the annexation of
               property generally located at 8201 South 14th Street. 
               (In connection w/01-98, 01R-144) (7/9/01 - Public 
               Hearing delayed to 7/23/01 & to remain on Introduction 
               List) Fact Sheet

50)  01R-179   Approving a University Place Business Area from N.
               48th Street from Colby Street to the mini-parks
               north of Adams Street and the appointment of a
               Business Improvement Board. Fact Sheet

51)  01R-180   Ordering Paving District 2621 constructed in 7th
               Street from O to N Streets. Fact Sheet

52)  01R-181   Appointing Maria Medrano-Nehls to the Lincoln-
               Lancaster Women's Commission to fill an unexpired
               term expiring March 1, 2002. Fact Sheet

53)  01R-182   Appointing Lauren Ellingson and Vu Chu to the
               Lincoln Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for one-
               year terms expiring June 30, 2002.   Fact Sheet

54)  01R-183   Reappointing Dan Pudenz and Don Schroeder to the
               Electrical Advisory, Appeals and Examining Board for
               three-year terms expiring August 15, 2004.

55)  01R-184   Approving the StarTran Rate Schedule for an increase
               of Student Fare from 50¢ to $1.00 and the
               Student Ticket Book from $10.00 to $20.00.
	       Fact Sheet

56)  01R-186   Special Permit 572E - Application of Thomasbrook
               Properties to amend the Thomasbrook Apartments
               Community Unit Plan to decrease the land area of the
               community unit plan on property generally located at
               60th and Normal Blvd. (In connection w/01-111)
	       Fact Sheet (491K), Fact Sheet continue (202K)

57)  01R-187   Authorizing the acquisition of Block 101, Original
               Plat, by negotiation or by condemnation.

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. ON THE WEDNESDAY (7/18//01) PRIOR TO THE NEXT
  FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (7/23/01).

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 - 5:15 P.M.
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