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                  ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                             MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2002, AT 5:30 P.M. 

                               ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS - NONE 



PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING (ITEMS 1 THRU 8 HAD 2ND READING; SEE ITEMS 2 & 4)

 1)   02-29         Creating Ornamental Lighting District  No. 285 in 
                    Lakeside Drive from approximately Surfside Drive to West S
                    Street. Fact Sheet (26K)

 2)  02-30          Creating Sewer District No. 1177 in Old Cheney Road from 
                    approximately 62nd Street east to approximately Pheasant Run
                    Lane. Fact Sheet (25K)
                    (PUBLIC HEARING CONT'D & TO HAVE 3RD READING ON 4/8/02, 7-0)

 3)  02-32          Creating the University Place Business Improvement District 
                    along N. 48th Street from Colby Street on the south to the 
                    half-block north of Adams Street on the north; and
                    along St. Paul Ave. from N. 47th Street to N. 50th Street.

 4)  02-33          Amending Section 10.48.110 of the Lincoln Municipal Code 
                    relating to bicycles to require lights on the front and rear
                    of bicycles operated on the streets of Lincoln between
                    one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise.
                    Motion to Amendment
                    (PLACED ON PENDING, 7-0)

 5)  02-34          Amending Section 26.11.039 of the Lincoln Municipal Code 
                    to provide an additional method to guarantee installation of
                    improvements within a final plat. Fact Sheet (14K) 

 6)  02-35          Change of Zone 3350 - Amending Title 27 of the Lincoln
                    Municipal Code (the Zoning Ordinance) regarding the storage
                    of vehicles for sale and resale in the H-2 Highway Business
                    District and H-3 Highway Commercial District as a permitted
                    conditional use; and to delete the storage of vehicles for
                    sale and resale on any portion of a lot where parking is 
                    permitted as a special permitted use in the B-3 Commercial 
                    District, H-2Highway Business District, H-3 Highway
                    Business District and I-2 Industrial District.
                    Fact Sheet (661K) Attachment (601K), Attachment (677K)

 7)  02-36          Change of Zone 3297 - Application of Ridge Development 
                    Company for a change of zone from R-4 Residential, B-2 
                    Planned Neighborhood Business and O-3 Office Park to R-3
                    Residential District on property generally located between 
                    S. 27th Street and S. 40th Street, north of Yankee Hill Road.
                    (In connection w/02-37, 02R-12, 02R-56, 02R-57)
                    Fact Sheet (1M)

 8)  02-37          Change of Zone 3298 - Application of Ridge
                    Development Company for a change of zone from
                    R-3 Residential to R-4 Residential, B-2
                    Planned Neighborhood Business and O-3 Office
                    Park, on property generally located between
                    S. 27th Street and S. 40th Street, north of
                    Yankee Hill Road. (In connection w/02-36,
                    02R-12, 02R-56, 02R-57)
     


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

 9)  02-31          Vacating a 5' x 30'6" portion of North 7th
                    Street adjacent to the south 37' of Lot 9,
                    Block 32, Original Plat of Lincoln, generally
                    located at N. 7th and P Streets. (3/18/02
                    - Public Hearing Cont'd. w/3rd Reading)
                    Fact Sheet (699K)
                   (ACTION DELAYED 2 WEEKS TO 4/8/02, 4-3; FRIENDT, MCROY, 
                    SVOBODA DISSENTING)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

10)  02R-49    Ordering Water Dist. 1186 constructed in
               Marlborough Rd. from the existing hydrant south
               approx. 700' within Stevens Ridge Estates.
               Fact Sheet (24K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81407)

11)  02R-50    Approving an Agrmt. between the City & the
               Nebraska Dept. of Roads to reconstruct Old Cheney
               Rd. to a four-lane Urban Roadway from Nebraska
               Highway 2 to 70th St. (Project No. STPAA-5202(7)).
               Fact Sheet (26K), Agreement (324K), Map (273K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81408)

12)  02R-51    Approving an Agrmt. between the City & Marsh Inc.
               for a health insurance request for proposal to
               include preparation, specifications, interviews,
               analysis, & evaluation, for the time period of
               March 2002 through December 31, 2002.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81409)
              
13)  02R-52    Approving a revised schedule for sewer fees &
               service charges for the Lincoln Wastewater System.
               Substitution Resolution (8K) Fact Sheet (25K) 
               (SUBSTITUTE RESO. ACCEPTED, 7-0; ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81411)

14)  02R-53    Approving a revised schedule for water fees &
               service charges for the Lincoln Water System.
               Substitution Resolution (8K) Fact Sheet (26K)
               (SUBSTITUTE RESO. ACCEPTED, 7-0; ADOPTED, 7-0;A-81410)

15)  02R-55    Approving a waiver of design standards for the
               paving & storm sewer box in Seward Ave., a 60'
               turnaround in N. 67th St., & sidewalks & street
               trees within the Simonds Subdivision
               Administrative Final Plat generally located at
               67th St. & Seward Ave.  Fact Sheet (711K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81412)

16)  02R-12    Approving the Pine Lake Heights South Agrmt. for
               the Installation of Off-Site Transportation
               Improvements between the City & Ridge Development
               & Southview Inc. for the design, construction, &
               allocation of costs relating to the street
               improvements of Use Permit 134 & Preliminary Plat
               No. 00029 on property generally located between
               27th St. & S. 40th St., north of Yankee Hill
               Rd. (In connection w/02-36, 02-37, 02R-56, 
               02R-57) Fact Sheet (26K)
                (In connection w/02-36, 02-37, 02R-56, 02R-57) 
               (ACTION DELAYED 1 WEEK TO 4/1/02, 7-0)

17)  02R-56    Accepting & approving the Pre. Plat of Pine Lake
               Heights South 4th Add. for 204 lots & 12 outlots,
               with waivers of the required curb & gutters along
               S. 27th St., S. 40th St., & Yankee Hill Rd.; the
               depth of sanitary sewer; transfer of sewage from
               one district to another; double frontage lots;
               block length; & pedestrian easement; on property
               generally located between S. 27th St. & S. 40th
               St., north of Yankee Hill Rd. (In connection
               w/02-36, 02-37, 02R-12, 02R-56, 02R-57)
               Fact Sheet (909K)
               (ACTION DELAYED 1 WEEK TO 4/1/02, 7-0)

18)  02R-57    Use Permit 134 - App. of Ridge Development Co. to
               develop 316,450 sq. ft. of office & commercial
               space, with a waiver of the setback between the B-
               2 & O-3 Dists., on property generally between S.
               27th St. & S. 40th St., north of Yankee Hill
               Rd. (In connection w/02-36, 02-37, 02R-12, 
               02R-56, 02R-57) Fact Sheet (850K)
               (ACTION DELAYED 1 WEEK TO 4/1/02, 7-0)

                      - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

19)            THE FOLLOWING WERE REFERRED TO THE PLANNING DEPT.:
               Change of Zone No. 3359 - App. of Pinnacle Bank to
                    change from O-2 to O-3 at 1710, 1730 and
                    1776 South 70th Street (Northeast corner
                    of 70th & Lincolnshire Road).
               Change of Zone No. 3360 - App. of Herbert Jr. &
                    Katie Reese from B-6 to O-2 at 4903 Lowell
                    Avenue.
               Change of Zone No. 3361 - App. of Hartland Homes
                    Inc. from AGR to R-3 at S.W. 27th
                    St. & W. South St.
               Pre-existing Use Permit #9S - App. of Douglas
                    Theatre Co. to increase the number of seats
                    in Edgewood 3 Theaters from 832 seats to 1288
                    seats at 56th & Highway 2.
               Combined Special Permit/Use Permit No. 19 - App.
                    of Pinnacle Bank to operate an O-3 Office Park
                    under Chapter 27.27 of the LMC at 1710, 1730
                    & 1776 S. 70th St.
               Special Permit No. 1774-A - App. of Lyle L. Loth
                    to amend the rear yard setback on Lot 4
                    from 15 feet to 5 feet at Old Cheney Road &
                    South 7th St.
               Special Permit No. 1951 - App. of Hartland Homes
                    Inc to develop a community unit plan as per
                    Chapter 27.65 at S.W. 27th St. &
                    South St.
               Special Permit No. 1952 - App. of Kent Seacrest,
                    Seacrest & Kalkowski, to develop single
                    family lots & possible church at S.
                    70th & Old Cheney.
               Special Permit No. 1961 - App. of Chris Hansen to
                    be able to temporarily store machinery,
                    equipment & materials for use by Fence
                    Company in accordance w/27.07.040 at Yankee
                    Hill Rd. & Coral Dr.
               Special Permit No. 1962 - App. of MMG Properties
                    of a Convenience Store at 1120 South
                    Coddington.
               Special Permit No. 1963 - App. of Salem Oil Co. to
                    obtain off-sale beer license at 3100 NW
                    12th Street.
               Special Permit No. 1964 - App. of Richard K.
                    Bollerup for Nova Sports to conduct a private
                    dance/gymnastic school pursuant to L.M.C.
                    Sec. 27.63.075 at 4001 S. 8th Street.
               
20)            App. of Sesostris Shrine, 1717 Yolande Ave. to
               conduct a raffle within the City of Lincoln from
               April 1 to June 30, 2002.  (Need motion to set
               hearing date of 4/1/02 at 1:30 p.m.)
               (APPROVED, 7-0)


21)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Informal Petition to create an assessment district
               for street paving & public water service along SW
               35th St. from West O Street extending south submitted
               by NDS, Inc., Jeff Mellen & Larry Coffey. (REFERRED
               TO PUBLIC WORKS)

               THE FOLLOWING WERE REFERRED TO PLANNING DEPT.:
               Special Permit No. Pre-Existing SP23E - App. of
                    Nebraska Wesleyan University to allow for the
                    future construction of Student Housing, a
                    Campus Center/Library Complex & a new Control
                    Utility Plant at North 50th & Huntington St.

               Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Resolutions &
               Ordinances passed on March 18, 2002. (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

22)            Investment of Funds for March 11, 2002 through
               March 15, 2002. Feb. Cash Report, Feb. Collateral
                (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81413)

23)            Report from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax
               for the month of Oct. - Dec., 2001: Zenex Long
               Distance; February, 2002: Primus, Teligent, Global
               Crossing, Working Assets, Qwest, Broadwing, AT&T
               Comm. of Midwest, Cellular One, Operator Comm. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING  (ITEMS 24 & 25 HAD 1ST READING; SEE ITEM 25)
 
24)  02-38     Vacating the Ashbrook Dr. cul-de-sac to allow
               for continuation of the street south in
               conjunction with the plat for Parker's
               Landing Addition, generally located ½
               mile east of S. 70th St. & ½ mile south
               of Old Cheney. Fact Sheet (787K)

25)  02-39     Establishing a retirement incentive program
               for City employees who meet certain age &
               service criteria. (In connection w/02R-63)
               (Request 2nd & 3rd Reading w/Emergency Clause on 4/1/02)
               (PUBLIC HEARING DELAYED TO 4/15/02, 6-1; WERNER DISSENTING)
               Fact Sheet (53K)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING (See Public Hearing - Ordinances - 3RD READING
    

PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED 1 WEEK; SEE ITEMS 30, 31, 32, 40 &  42)

26)  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) Fact Sheet (1.4M)

27)  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)
               Fact Sheet (949K)

28)  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) Fact Sheet (1.1M)

29)  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; P. H. Con't.)
               Fact Sheet (997K), Photo's (618K),
               Photo's (664K), Drawings (2.2M), Photo's (1.4M)
                           
30)  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) 
               (INDEFINITELY POSTPONED, 7-0;   #38-4397)

31)  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)
               (INDEFINITELY POSTPONED, 7-0; #38-4398)

32)  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)
               (INDEFINITELY POSTPONED, 7-0; #38-4399)

33)  00-177    Vacating a portion of N. 60th St. from
               Seward Ave. south 142 ft. (10/16/00 - Placed on
               Pending) (10/8/01 - To have P. H. & action
               10/15/01) (10/15/01 - Delayed 2 weeks to 10/29/01)
               (10/29/01- Placed on pending indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (16K)

34)  01-150    Creating paving District 2623 in N.W.
               27th Street from approximately West O
               Street north to the Interstate bridge and
               assessing the cost thereof against the benefitted
               property. (11/19/01 - Reconsidered & placed on
               pending) Fact Sheet (26K), Attachment (93K)

35)  01-151    Creating Water District 1183 in N.W. 27th Street
               from approximately West O Street north to the
               Interstate bridge and assessing a portion of the
               cost thereof against the benefitted property.
               (11/19/01 - Reconsidered and placed on
               pending) Fact Sheet (27K), Attachment (74K)

36)  01-182    Amending Chapter 5.36 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to Peddlers by adding a new section
               to prohibit use by peddlers of any truck over 21
               feet in length in any residential zoning district,
               except for the purpose of delivery goods.
               (12/17/01 - Placed on Pending until 1/14/02)
               (1/7/02 - Remain on Pending)
               Fact Sheet (4K)

37)  02-22     Amending Chapter 2.65 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to the Police and
               Fire Pension Plan - Plan "B" to provide for a
               one-time increase to Police and Fire Pension
               Retirees and Deferred Annuitant Retirees
               scheduled to receive a monthly pension
               payment. (2/25/02 - Placed on Pending)

38)  02-23     Amending Chapter 2.66 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to the Police and
               Fire Pension Plan - Plan "C" to provide for a
               one-time increase to Police and Fire Pension
               Retirees and Deferred Annuitant Retirees
               scheduled to receive a future monthly pension
               payment. (2/25/02 - Placed on Pending) 

39)  02R-20    Directing submittal to the qualified electors of
               the city a proposed Charter amendment to Article
               IV, Section 7, to allow the council, by ordinance,
               to change the compensation of council members and
               to provide that no increase in compensation shall
               become effective during the council term in which
               voted.(2/25/02 - Placed on pending
               indefinitely.)  Fact Sheet (4K)

40)  Exhibit   Manager application of Tricia Rodriquez for CEC
               Entertainment, Inc. dba "Chuck E. Cheese's" at 221
               N. 66th Street. (3/11/02 - Placed on 
               pending for 3 weeks to 4/1/02) (REMOVED FROM
               PENDING FOR ACTION ON 4/1/02, 7-0)

41)   not      Manager application of Jason E. Hoffman for Prensa
    available  Latina Inc. dba "El Puente" at 815 O Street.
               (3/18/02 - Placed on Pending w/Public Hearing
               cont'd. until 4/8/02)

42)            Accepting the report of new & pending claims
               against the City & approving disposition of claims
               set forth therein for the period of February 16 -
               28, 2002. (3/18/02 - Action on claims of
               William Labrum & Heidi Burklund delayed for 2
               weeks to 4/1/02) (REMOVED FROM PENDING FOR PUBLIC
               HEARING & ACTION ON 4/1/02, 7-0)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC 
       HEARING ON APRIL 1,2002:        (APPROVED, 7-0; SEE ITEM 48)

43)  02R-58    Amending the Joint Funding Agreement for Bank
               Filtration Project between the City of Lincoln &
               the United States Geological Survey to amend the
               project & adjust the funding contributions of the
               parties. Fact Sheet (26K)

44)  02R-59    Approving an Agreement between the City & the
               Nebraska Department of Roads for Railroad Crossing
               Removal & Reconstruction in 4th St. between J St.
               & Saltillo Rd. Fact Sheet (25K)

45)  02R-60    Special Permit 1833A - App. of M & S Construction
               to amend the Ashley Heights Community Unit Plan to
               add two dwelling units, revise the grading plan,
               relocate the park, & reconfigure a portion of the
               lots on property generally located at N.W. 48th
               St. & W. Huntington Ave. Fact Sheet (966K)

46)  02R-61    Special Permit 1423E - App. of HiMark Development
               & D & M Development to amend the HiMark Estates
               Community Unit Plan to adjust the side & rear yard
               setbacks on one lot on Merion Circle generally
               located near 98th & Old Cheney Rd. Fact Sheet (782K)

47)  02R-62    Accepting the report of new & pending claims
               against the City & approving disposition of claims
               set forth therein for the period of March 1 - 15, 2002.
               Fact Sheet (5K),  Exhibit A (32K)

48)  02R-63    Approving a transfer of appropriations
               from existing reappropriations for
               budgets in various departments for the
               funding of the retirement incentive
               program as set forth in Bill No. 02-39.
               (In connection w/02-39)
               (PUBLIC HEARING DELAYED TO 4/15/02, 6-1; WERNER DISSENTING)

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 (3/27/02) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY
     COUNCIL MEETING (4/1/02).

     Michael Phipps, re: Court Case of Kane vs. Officer Rose.  (CAME 
     BEFORE COUNCIL, BUT NOT ALLOWED TO SPEAK ON THE CASE WHICH IS IN 
     THE FEDERAL COURTS)

     Dennis Lorance re: Handicap Parking Metered Spaces. (DID NOT APPEAR
     BEFORE COUNCIL)
                    

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   10:17 P.M.

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