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           ACTION OF THE REGULAR  CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                     MONDAY, JULY 23, 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 Mousetrap Inc. dba "Brass Rail" for a
       96K     liquor catering license at 1436 O Street.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-80980)

 2)  Exhibit   Application of Denis M. Vonz for a special
       161K    designated liquor license to covering the entire
               Pioneers Golf Course at 3403 West Van Dorn Street on
               August 13, 2001 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-1; SVOBODA DISSENTING;
               A-80981)

 3)  Exhibit   Application of SMG dba Pershing Auditorium for a
       196K    special designated license to cover an area on N
               Street from 16th to 14th Street, Centennial Mall
               from M Street to O Street, and 4' of the north side
               of M Street adjacent to Pershing Auditorium on
               August 9, 2001 from 4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m., August
               10 and 11, 2001, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., and
               August 12, 2001 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-80982)
          

PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING (ITEMS 4 THRU 8 HAD 2ND READING; SEE ITEMS 6, 7, & 8)

 4)  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)

 5)  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)

 6)  01-113    Authorizing the issuance and sale of Lincoln
      not      Electric System Revenue Bonds. (WAIVED THE RULES
   available   TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0;
    on-line    #17879)

 7)  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. (WAIVED THE RULES TO HAVE
               2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0;PASSED, 7-0; #17880)

 8)  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. (WAIVED THE
               RULES TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0;
               #17881)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS & ORDINANCES FOR ACTION

  9)  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, 01R-145) 
	       (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80983) Fact Sheet

10)  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)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80984) Fact Sheet

11)  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. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80985)
	       Fact Sheet

12)  01R-180   Ordering Paving District 2621 constructed in 7th
               Street from O to N Streets.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80986)
	       Fact Sheet

13)  01R-181   Appointing Maria Medrano-Nehls to the Lincoln-
               Lancaster Women's Commission to fill an unexpired
               term expiring March 1, 2002. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80987)
	       Fact Sheet

14)  01R-182   Appointing Lauren Ellingson and Vu Chu to the
               Lincoln Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for one-
               year terms expiring June 30, 2002. (ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-80988) Fact Sheet

15)  01R-183   Reappointing Dan Pudenz and Don Schroeder to the
               Electrical Advisory, Appeals and Examining
               Board for three-year terms expiring August 15, 2004.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80989)

16)  01R-184   Approving the StarTran Rate Schedule for an increase
               of Student Fare from 50 cents to $1.00 and the
               Student Ticket Book from $10.00 to $20.00. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80990) Fact Sheet

17)  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) (ACTION DELAYED 1 WEEK TO 7/30/01)
	       Fact Sheet (491K), Fact Sheet continue (202K)

18)  01R-187   Authorizing the acquisition of Block 101, Original
               Plat, by negotiation or by condemnation.
               (ADOPTED, 6-1; SVOBODA DISSENTING; A-80991)

19)  01-98     Amending the corporate limits of the City by
               annexing approx. 4.4 acres of property
               generally located north of S. 14th St. & Yankee
               Hill Rd. (In connection w/01R-144 & 01R-145)
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17885)  Fact Sheet (1.1M)

                     - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

20)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, August 13, 2001
               at 1:30 p.m. for App. of  Bugeater Investments, Inc.
               dba "The Watering Hole" for an addition to premise
               approx. 22' x 150' at 1321 O Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-80992)

21)            App. of Special Olympics Nebraska to conduct a
               raffle within the City Limits.  (Need motion to set
               hearing date for Mon., Aug. 13, 2001 at 1:30 p.m.) 
               (APPROVED, 7-0)

               
22)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Reports from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax
               for the month of April, 2001: Lincoln Celtelco; May,
               2001: Lincoln Celtelco; April thru June, 2001:
               Matrix, Opex, Netifice, Zenex; June, 2001: Touch
               America, Primus, Vartec, Network Billing, Trans
               Nat'l, Atlas, LCI Int'l.,Lincoln Celtel Co.,
               Teligent, Qwest, TracFone. (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

23)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances
               & Resolutions passed on July 16, 2001. 
               (CARRIED OVER TO MEETING OF 7/30/01)

24)            Investment of Funds for July 9 - 13, 2001. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-80993)

25)            Report from City Treasurer of cash on hand at the
               close of business June 29, 2001. (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING    (ITEMS 26 THRU 28 HAD 1ST READING)

26)  01-116    Change of Zone 3313 - Application of North Creek
               L.L.C. for a change of zone from R-3 Residential to
               H-3 Highway Commercial on property generally located
               at North 27th Street and Whitehead Drive. (In
               connection w/01R-192) Fact Sheet (673K)

27)  01-117    Amending the corporate limits of the City by
               annexing approximately 53.67 acres of property
               generally located at the northeast corner of North
               84th and Holdrege Streets. (In connection w/01-
               118, 01R-191, 01R-194, 01R-195, 01R-196)
	       Fact Sheet (743K)

28)  01-118    Change of Zone 3255 - Application of Holdrege
               Investors, L.L.C. and University Park Congregation
               of Jehovah's Witnesses for a change of zone from AG
               Agricultural to R-3 Residential, R-4 Residential, B-2
               Planned Neighborhood Business, and O-3 Office Park
               on property generally located at the northeast
               corner of North 84th and Holdrege Streets. (In
               connection w/01-117, 01R-191, 01R-194, 01R-195, 01R-196)
	       Fact Sheet (920K)

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING 

29)  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. (PASSED, 7-0; #17882)
	       Fact Sheet (2.8M)

30)  01-109    Approving a Consent to Sublease Agreement with
               Alltel to allow Qwest Wireless to co-locate on the
               Alltel tower in Antelope Park. (7/16/01 -
               Amended) (PASSED, 7-0; #17883)
	       Consent to Sublease (18K)
	       Motion to Amend & Consent to Sublease (24K)

31)  01-110    Approving a Consent to Sublease Agreement with
               American Tower Corp. to allow American Tower to
               sublease the Alltel premises in Antelope Park. 
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17884)
	       Fact Sheet (5K), Alltel (56K)

PENDING LIST (EXTENDED 1 WEEK)

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) 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)  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)
               (7/16/01 - Placed on Pending)

 
WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC
  HEARING ON JULY 30, 2001:   (APPROVED, 7-0)

48)  01R-185   Special Permit 286-I - Application of St. Elizabeth
               Regional Medical Center to expand the hospital
               facility by renovating and remodeling the existing
               hospital facility; constructing a new medical office
               building and parking structure; and reconfiguring
               the surface parking lots, driveways, and landscape
               materials, with a modification of the signage
               requirements, on property generally located at 70th
               and L Streets. Fact Sheet, (484K) Fact Sheet Continued, (449K)

49)  01R-188   Reappointing Doug Biggerstaff to the Examining Board of
               Plumbers for a three-year term expiring September 4, 2004.

50)  01R-189   Reappointing Doug Biggerstaff to the Water Conditioning 
	       Board of Examiners for a three-year expiring 
	       September 4, 2004.

51)  01R-190   Appointing Orville Jones to the Lincoln Housing Authority
	       Board for a five-year term expiring July 1, 2006.

52)  01R-192   Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               North Creek Commercial Center for ten commercial
               lots and a waiver of the block length on property
               generally located at North 27th Street and Whitehead
               Drive. (In connection w/01-116)
	       Fact Sheet, (972K)

53)  01R-193   Waiving the design standards to extend the time for
               installation of sidewalks, street trees, and
               landscape screen between Russwood Parkway and Trail
               Ridge Road, and along Trail Ridge Court and the
               south side of Trail Ridge Road, located in the
               Russwood Park 1st Addition, generally located at
               North 84th and Vine Streets. Fact Sheet, (752K)

54)  01R-191   Approving an Annexation Agreement between the City
               and Holdrege Investors, L.L.C. outlining certain
               conditions and understandings with regards to the
               annexation of approximately 53.67 acres of property
               generally located at 84th and Holdrege Streets.
               (In connection w/01-117, 01-118, 01R-194, 01R-
               195, 01R-196) 

55)  01R-194   Special Permit 1839 - Application of Holdrege
               Investors, L.L.C. and the University Park
               Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses to develop
               Morning Glory Estates Community Unit Plan for 269
               dwelling units on property generally located at the
               northeast corner of North 84th and Holdrege
               Streets.(In connection w/01-117, 01-118, 01R-191,
               01R-195, 01R-196) Fact Sheet, (1.5M)

56)  01R-195   Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Morning Glory Estates for 54 residential lots, 12
               commercial lots and two outlots with waivers of a
               Use Permit within the preliminary plat, street
               projection, sidewalks, double frontage lots, lot
               depth of less than 120', a pedestrian connection,
               depth and slope of sanitary sewers, intersection
               approaches, and signs in the front yard; on property
               generally located at North 84th and Holdrege
               Streets. (In connection w/01-117, 01-118, 01R-191,
               01R-194, 01R-196) Fact Sheet, (1.4M)

57)  01R-196   Use Permit 128 - Application of Holdrege Investors,
               L.L.C. and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's
               Witnesses to develop 153,000 sq. ft of office and
               commercial space, on property generally located at
               North 84th and Holdrege Streets. (In connection
               w/01-117, 01-118. 01R-191, 01R-194, 01R-195)
	       Fact Sheet, (1.4M)

58)  01R-197   Approving the Agreement for Automated Meter Reading
               System between the City and Mountain States Pipe and
               Supply for automated meter reading equipment and
               services for Lincoln Water System. Fact Sheet, (20K)

59)  01R-198   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of claims
               set forth therein for the period of July 1 - 15,
               2001. Fact Sheet, (5K) Attachment, (27K)

60)  01R-199   Approving the Budget and Program of Work for
               Downtown Lincoln Association's FY 2001-2002
               Management and Maintenance Districts.
	       Fact Sheet, (244K)

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 (7/25//01) PRIOR TO THE NEXT
  FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (7/30/01).


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 2:40 P.M.
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