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             ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING TO BE  HELD
                      MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2002, AT 1:30 P.M.


                             ALL MEMBERS PRESENT
	

          MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 2002
          to Randy Winch of the Public Works/Utilities - Street
              Maintenance Division in the safety category.


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)   Exhibit   Application of Jason T. Kuhr dba "Main Street Café,"
      340K     for a Class "I" liquor license at 1325 O  Street.


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING & RESOLUTION
     (ITEMS 4 - 6 HAD PUBLIC HEARING - SEE ITEMS 2 & 3)

2)   02-39     Establishing a retirement incentive program for
               City employees who meet certain age & service
               criteria. (In connection w/02R-63 ) (3/25/02 -
               P.H. delayed to 4/15/02) (Request 2nd & 3rd
               Reading w/Emergency Clause) (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               7-0; A-81442 ) (PLACED ON PENDING INDEFINITELY, W/P.H.
               & 2ND READING WHEN BILL BROUGHT FORWARD, 7-0)
               
3)   02R-63    Approving a transfer of appropriations from
               existing re-appropriations 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) (3/25/02 - P.H. delayed
               to 4/15/02)  (PLACED ON PENDING INDEFINITELY, W/P.H.  
               WHEN BILL BROUGHT FORWARD, 7-0) 

4)   02-47     Vacating the east-west alley adjacent to Lot 63,
               Capital Heights Addition to University Place,
               generally located east of N. 51st Street one block
               south of Y Street. Fact Sheet (713K)

5)   02-48     Amending Chapter 1.20 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code, the Uniform Inspections Code, by adding a
               new section numbered 1.20.060 to make it unlawful
               to refuse to permit an inspection authorized by an
               inspection warrant.

6)   02-49     Approving a five-year lease between the City and
               Nebraska National Bank for the lease of golf
               course maintenance equipment.  Fact Sheet (53K)
               Agreement (130K)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCE 3RD READING

7)   02-30     Creating Sewer District No. 1177 in Old
               Cheney Road from approximately 62nd Street east to
               approximately Pheasant Run Lane. (3/25/02 -
               P.H. con't. w/action 4/8/02) (4/8/02 - Delay 1 wk,
               P.H. con't. to 4/15/02) Fact Sheet (25K)
               (DELAYED W/P.H. ONE WEEK TO 4/22/02)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

8)   02R-70    Special Permit 1939A - Application of the American
               Heart Institute to revise the site layout and
               adjust the boundary of Special Permit No. 1939 for
               an 80 bed hospital and 30,000 square foot medical
               office building, on property generally located at
               S. 98th Street and Pine Lake Road. Fact Sheet (505K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81443)

9)   02R-71    Approving an Agreement between the City and State
               for roadway construction of 84th Street from Kathy
               Lane to Cheney Ridge Road. Fact Sheet (27K)
               Agreement (225K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81444)

10)  02R-72    Approving an Agreement between the City and State
               for repairing the existing concrete roadway and
               resurfacing State Connecting Link L-55X between
               Cornhusker Highway and the eastbound ramps of
               Interstate 80. Fact Sheet (27K), Agreement (133K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81445)

11)  02R-73    Approving an Agreement between the City and State
               for construction of a median divided 4-lane
               concrete roadway in the 84th Street corridor,
               between Cheney Ridge Road and Amber Hill Road.
               Fact Sheet (27K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81446)

12)  02R-74    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, 2002. Fact Sheet (5K), Exhibit A (34K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81447)

13)  02R-82    Endorsing the Lincoln-Lancaster County Substance
               Abuse Action Plan as the official program defining
               the goals and strategies for prevention,
               treatment, and criminal justice relating to
               substance abuse in the City and County.(Request
               to waive rules to have p.h. & action 4/15/02)
               (COUNCIL RULES WAIVED TO HAVE PUBLIC HEARING
               AND ACTION ON THIS DATE, 7-0; ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81448)

                  - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS - NONE


14)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


               Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Resolution &
               Ordinances passed on April 8, 2002. (PLACED ON FILE)
     
               Setting hearing date of Monday, April 29, 2002 at
               5:30 P.M. for the Mgr. App. of David L. West for
               Fontenelle Oil Co. dba Holiday Stationstore #117
               located at 2200 N. 48th Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0, A-81449)

               Report of UNL Microbiologist for the water tested
               in the month of March, 2002. (PLACED ON FILE)

               Report from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax
               for the month of January, 2002: Tri-M
               Communications, Inc.; for the month of February,
               2002: MCI WorldCom Network Services, Inc., Coast
               International, Inc., IBM Global Services-NS Div.,
               Network Billing Systems, L.L.C., Intellicall
               Operator Services, Bell Atlantic Communications,
               Guaranteed Phone Service, Nebraska Technology &
               Telecommunications, Inc., McLeod USA
               Telecommunications Services, Inc., Trans National
               Communications International, Inc., Glyphics
               Communications, Inc., Alltel Systems of the
               Midwest, Inc., Alltel Nebraska, Inc., Alltel
               Communications of Nebraska, Inc., Glyphics
               Communications, Inc. (amended), Sprint Spectrum,
               L.P., and Sprint Communication Company Limited
               Partnership. (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS - NONE


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING    (ITEMS 15 & 16 HAD 1ST READING)

15)  02-50     Amending Chapter 10.16 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code to delete existing language relating to
               suspended licenses; adding a new section relating
               to operation of a motor vehicle when an operator's
               privilege has been suspended or revoked by a court
               pursuant to law or by the Director of the State
               Department of Motor Vehicles; and adding a new
               section relating to operation of a motor vehicle
               when an operator's privilege has been suspended
               but is otherwise capable of being reinstated.
               Fact Sheet (745K)

16)  02-51     Change of Zone 3360 - Application of Herb and
               Katie Reese for a change of zone from R-4
               Residential to O-2 Suburban Office on property
               generally located at S. 49th Street and Lowell
               Ave.  Fact Sheet (745K)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING 

17)  02-41     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 4, 2002, through October 26, 2002.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17983)

18)  02-42     Change of Zone 3358 - Application of Robert
               Stephens for a change of zone from H-4 General
               Commercial to R-2 Residential and I-1 Industrial
               on property generally located north and east of
               the intersection of S.W. 6th and West "A" Streets.
               Fact Sheet (626K)  (PASSED, 7-0; #17984)

19)  02-43     Change of Zone 3351 - Application of Jake Von
               Busch for a change of zone from H-4 General
               Commercial to I-1 Industrial on property generally
               located north and east of the intersection of S.W.
               5th Street and West B Street. Fact Sheet (639K)
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17985)

20)  02-44     Vacating the east-west alley between N. 18th and
               N. 19th Street from O to P Streets, in Block 29,
               Kinney's O Street Addition.(Substitute
               ordinance submitted) Fact Sheet (687K)
               (SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE ACCEPTED, 7-0; PASSED, #17986)

21)  02-45     Amending Section 5.04.100 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code to make the ordinance consistent with
               Nebraska State statute by making it illegal for a
               minor to consume alcoholic liquor. Fact Sheet (5K)
               (PASSED, 7-0; #17987)

22)  02-46     Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed
 not available $7,500,000 General Obligation Storm Sewer and
    on-line    Drainage System Bonds, Series 2002 (with
               emergency clause).  (PASSED, 7-0; #17988)


PENDING LIST     (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  01-150    Creating paving District 2623 in N.W. 27th Street from approxi-
               mately 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)

29)  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)

30)  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)

31)  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)

32)  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)

36)  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 councl
               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)

37)  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. (3/25/02 -
               Pending) Motion to Amendment

35)  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) (3/25/02- Action delayed to
               4/8/02) (In connection W/02R-64) (4/8/02-Pending until policy
               recommendation from Urban Development) Fact Sheet (699K)

36)  02R-69    Waiving design standards for street paving, sidewalks, storm
               sewer and street trees on S. Coddington Ave. south of West M
               Street. (4/8/02 - Delayed 2 weeks to 4/22/02) Fact Sheet (704K)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC
HEARING ON APRIL 22, 2002:        (APPROVED, 7-0)

37)  02R-75    Approving the annual plan pursuant to the
               Interlocal Agreement between the City and
               Lancaster County to provide for weed control and
               weed abatement within the City.


38)  02R-76    Approving an Agreement between the City and the
               Nebraska Department of Roads for the Design,
               Operation, and Maintenance of the South Lincoln
               Beltway. Fact Sheet (26K), Agreement (216K)

39)  02R-77    Approving a waiver of the Design Standards to
               waive the dedicated pedestrian way easement on
               Lots 8 and 9, Block 2, Vintage Heights 7th
               Addition and on Lots 9 and 10, Block 2, Vintage
               Heights 6th Addition, on property generally
               located south of Benziger Drive and Blackstone
               Road. Fact Sheet (770K)

40)  02R-78    Special Permit 1962 - Application of MMG
               Properties to permit the sale of alcoholic
               beverages for consumption off the premises, on
               property generally located northeast of the
               intersection of S. Coddington Ave. and Capitol
               Parkway West. Fact Sheet (723K)

41)  02R-79    Special Permit 1963 - Application of Salem Oil
               Company to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages
               for consumption off the premises, on property
               generally located northeast of the intersection of
               N.W. 12th Street and W. Adams Street. Fact Sheet (738K)

42)  02R-80    Approving a three-year advertising contract
               between the City and D & D Distributor for
               advertising rights on the electronic message
               systems at Pershing Auditorium at 15th and N
               Streets.

43)  02R-81    Approving a three-year advertising contract
               between the City and Alltel Communications, Inc.
               for advertising rights on the electronic message
               systems at Pershing Auditorium at 15th and N
               Streets.

44)  02R-83    Special Permit 1774A - Amending the Wilderness
               Estates 3rd Addition Community Unit Plan to reduce
               the rear yard setback on one lot, on property
               generally located at South 7th Street and
               Glenridge Road. Fact Sheet (855K)

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 (4/17/02) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY
     COUNCIL MEETING (4/22/02).

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    2:25 P.M.

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