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                   ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                           MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2002, AT 1:30 P.M.

      NOTE: THE 5:30 P.M. MEETING FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST WILL BE AUGUST 12TH

                                  ALL MEMBERS PRESENT 

                            
PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS 

1)   Exhibit   Manager application of Robert I. Bardell for II Inc. dba "Villager
       932K    Motel" at 5200 O Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; WERNER ABSENT;
               A-81628)

2)   Exhibit   Manager application of Matthew T. Johnson for Whitehead Oil Company
       875K    dba "U-Stop Convenience Shop" at 8231 O Street.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               7-0; A-81629)

3)   Exhibit   Manager application of Steven E. Williams for Hinky Dinky Lincoln
       911K    #9 dba "Sun Mart #738 at 2145 S. 17th Street.  (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               7-0; A-81630)

4)   Exhibit   Application of Pho-Suha Inc. dba "Pho-Suha" for a Class J liquor
       3M      license at 1819 O Street.  (PLACED ON PENDING FOR 2 WEEKS TO
               8/19/02, 6-1; SVOBODA DISSENTING)

5)  see item   Manager application of Irfan Osmanovic for Pho-Suha Inc. dba
               "Pho-Suha at 1819 O Street. (PLACED ON PENDING FOR 2 WEEKS TO 
               8/19/02, 6-1; SVOBODA DISSENTING)


PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING (ITEMS 6 THRU 15 HAD 2ND READING; SEE ITEMS 7 THRU 15)

6)   02-115    Amending Section 17.10.110 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to
               water connection fees to provide for a connection fee reimbursement
               to a party who has constructed a city water main pursuant to the
               executive order process authorized by Section 26.11.038.

7)  02-116     Amending Ordinance 17897 relating to the pay schedules of employees
               whose classifications are assigned to the pay range which is 
               prefixed by the letter "A" by creating the job classifications
               of "Community Center Supervisor", Neighborhood Center Supervisor", 
               and "Athletics Supervisor", and relating to the pay schedules
               of employees whose classifications are assigned to the pay range 
               which is prefixed by the letter "C" by creating the job classifi-
               cation of "Assistant Center Supervisor". (Request 2nd & 3rd Reading
               on 8/5/02)  Fact Sheet (48K), Community Center Supervisor (7K),
               Neighborhood Center Supervisor (6K), Athletics Supervisor(8K),
               Assistant Center Supervisor (7K) (MOVED TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING 
               THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0; #18045)

8)  02-117     Amending Section 2.76.135, Compensation Plan, Merit Pay Plan
               Established; Section 2.76.200, Compensation Plan, Temporary
               Assignment in a Higher Classification; and 2.76.380, Sick Leave 
               with Pay, of the Lincoln Municipal Code to reflect negotiated
               changes and changes applicable to employees not represented by a 
               bargaining unit. (Request 2nd & 3rd Reading on 8/5/02)
               Fact Sheet (47K) (MOVED TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0; 
               PASSED, 7-0; #18046)

9)  02-118     Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges for employees
               whose classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed by the
               letters "A" and "C". (Request 2nd & 3rd Reading on 8/5/02)
               Fact Sheet (47K) (MOVED TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE,
               7-0; PASSED, 7-0; #18047)

10)  02-119    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges for employees
               whose classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed by the
               letter "E". (Request 2nd & 3rd Reading on 8/5/02) Fact Sheet (47K)
               (MOVED TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0;PASSED, 7-0;
               #18048)

11)  02-120    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges for employees
               whose classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed by the
               letter "F". (Request 2nd & 3rd Reading on 8/5/02) Fact Sheet (46K)
               (MOVED TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0;
               #18049)

12)  02-121    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges for employees 
               whose classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed by the 
               letter "M". (Request 2nd & 3rd Reading on 8/5/02) Fact Sheet (47K)
               (MOVED TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0;
               #18050)

13)  02-122    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges for employees 
               whose classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed by the
               letters "N". (Request 2nd & 3rd Reading on 8/5/02) Fact Sheet (47K)
               (MOVED TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0;
               #18051)

14)  02-123    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges for employees
               whose classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed by the
               letter "P". (Request 2nd & 3rd Reading on 8/5/02) Fact Sheet (46K),
               (MOVED TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0;
               #18052)

15)  02-124    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges for employees
               whose classifications are assigned to pay ranges prefixed by the
               letters "X". (Request 2nd & 3rd Reading on 8/5/02) Fact Sheet (47K),
               (MOVED TO HAVE 2ND & 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0; 
               #18053)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

16)  02R-155    Ordering Re-paving District No. 155 constructed in West Charleston,
                1st Street west. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81631)

17)  02R-156    Approving the appointment of Marvin Krout as Planning Director
                effective September 3, 2002. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81632)

18)  02R-157    Approving a schedule of maximum fees the City may charge for
                ambulance service. Fact Sheet (113K) (ADOPTED, 6-1; CAMP
                DISSENTING; A-81633)

19)  02R-158    Approving the 2002-2003 Maintenance and Management BID Budgets and
                Program of Work for the Downtown Lincoln Association Program for
                the period of September 1, 2002 to August 31, 2003. Fact Sheet
                (211K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81634)

20)  02R-159    Accepting a donation of 14.3 acres of property located southeast
                of 98th and Adams Streets along Stevens Creek for use as a park
                and approving the park name of "Burnsite Park." (Request of 
                Parks Dept. to delay p.h. & action 1 week to 8/12/02) (PUBLIC 
                HEARING & ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 7/12/02, 7-0)

PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED
ORDINANCES 3RD READINGS & RESOLUTIONS FOR ACTION

21)  02-110     Amending the Corporate limits of the City by annexing approximately
                113.05 acres of property generally located at the southeast corner
                of North 84th and Adams Streets. (In connection w/02-111, 02R-147,
                02R-148)(7/22/02 - P.H. & Action delayed 1 wk to 7/29/02)(7/29/02 -
                P.H. & Action delayed 1 wk to 8/5/02), (PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION
                DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 7/12/02, 7-0)

22)  02-111     Change of Zone 3355 - Application of Prairie Homes Builders, Inc.
                for a change of zone from AG Agricultural District to R-3 
                Residential District on property generally located at the southeast
                corner of North 84th and Adams Streets. (In connection 2/02-110, 
                02R-147, 02R-148) (7/22/02 - P.H. & Action delayed 1 wk to 7/29/02) 
                (7/29/02 - P.H. & Action delayed 1 wk to 8/5/02)(PUBLIC HEARING & 
                ACTION DELAYED TWO WEEKS TO 8/19/02, 7-0)

23)  02R-147    Special Permit 1959 - Application of Prairie Homes Builders, Inc.
                to develop Prairie Village Community unit Plan consisting of 174
                single family and 300 multi-family dwelling units, with a wavier
                of the building height, on property generally located at the south-
                east corner of North 84th and Adams Streets. (In connection
                w/02R-148, 02R-154,  02-110, 02-111) (7/22/02 - P.H. & Action
                delayed 1 wk to 7/29/02)(7/29/02 - P.H. & Action delayed 1 wk to
                8/5/02)(PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION DELAYED TWO WEEKS TO 8/19/02, 7-0).

24)  02R-148    Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of Prairie Village
                Addition for 179 lots, with waivers of non-radial lot lines, sewer 
                depth and double frontage lots on property generally located at
                the southeast corner of North 84th and Adams Streets. (In 
                connection w/02R-147, 02R-154, 02-110, 02-111) (7/22/02 - P.H. 
                & Action delayed 1 wk to 7/29/02) (7/29/02 - P.H. & Action 
                delayed 1 wk to 8/5/02) (PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION DELAYED TWO WEEKS 
                TO 8/19/02, 7-0)

25)  02R-154   Approving the Prairie Village Conditional Annexation and Zoning 
       not     Agreement between the City and Prairie Homes Builders, Inc.
    available  relating to the annexation of approximately 113.05 acres of
    this week  property generally located at the southeast corner of North 
               84th and Adams Street.  (In connection w/02-110, 02-111, 02R-147,
               02R-148) (7/2/9/02 - P.H. & Action delayed 1 wk to 8/5/02) 
               (PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION DELAYED TWO WEEKS TO 8/19/02, 7-0)

                                   - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
               
26)            Formal Ornamental Lighting Petition for Ornamental Lighting
               District No. 286 at 27th Street to 20th Street & Van Dorn
               Street to High Street submitted by Mary Hewitt & Gary A. Jones. 
               (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)


27)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

                Report from City Treasurer of Telecomm. Occ. Tax for the month of
                April, 2002 to June 2002: PNG; June, 2002: Cricket, Nextel West
                Corp., Coast Int'l., Nebraska Technology & Telecomm., Shaffer,
                Alltel Systems of the Midwest, Alltel Nebraska, Trans Nat'l.,
                Sprint, Norstan Network, United Systems Access Telecom., Sprint 
                Spectrum, McLeod USA.  (PLACED ON FILE)

                Report of City Treasurer of franchise fee from Time Warner Cable 
                for the quarter ending June 30, 2002.  (PLACED ON FILE)

                THE FOLLOWING WERE REFERRED TO PLANNING DEPT.:
                 Special Permit 1983 - App. of L.T.R. Inc., dba L.T.R. Vehicle 
                   Sales & Salvage, 8000 Fletcher,  to obtain a license as a motor
                   vehicle & trailer wrecker & salvage dealer's license.


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS 

28)            Investment of Funds for July 22 through 26, 2002.
               ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81635)

29)            Report from City Treasurer of Cash on Hand at the close of business
               June 30, 2002. (PLACE ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING ITEMS 30 THRU 32 HAD 1ST READING; SEE ITEM 31)

30)  02-125    Approving the transfer of appropriations between certain capital
               improvement projects within the Water Construction Fund, Sanitary
               Sewer Construction Fund, Landfill Revenue Fund, 1997 Storm Sewer
               Bond Issue Fund, Street Construction Fund, Vehicle Tax Fund, Parking 
               Lot Revolving Fund, and Parking Facilities Construction Fund.

31)  02-126    Approving a multi-year lease between the City of Lincoln Parks
     to be     and Recreation Department and Nebraska Wesleyan University for
   withdrawn   the improvement of and use of the baseball field located in Woods
               Park.   WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4408)

32)  02-127    Change of Zone 75HP - Application of Joel and Kathy Sartore for a 
               landmark designation for the Hichcock House at 2733 Sheridan
               Boulevard. (In connection w/02R-161) Fact Sheet (458K)

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

33)  02-113    Approving a Sublease Agreement between the City and the State of 
               Nebraska DAS/State Building Division on behalf of Vocational  
               Rehabilitation Services for providing job training and employment 
               services under the Workforce Investment Act. Fact Sheet (53K),
               Attachment A (153K) PASSED, 7-0; 318054)

PENDING LIST (EXTENDED 1 WEEK)

34)  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)

35)  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)

36)  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)

37)  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. Cont'd.)  Fact Sheet (997K), Photo's (618K),
               Photo's (664K), Drawings (2.2M), Photo's (1.4M)

38)  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)

39)  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)

40)  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)

41)  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) 

42)  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)

43)  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) 

44)  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)

45)  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)(4/15/02-Pending Indefinitely, w/P.H. & 2nd
               Reading when Bill brought forward)

46)  02R-63    Approving a transfer of appropriations from existing re-appropri-
               ations 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)
               (4/15/02 - Pending Indefinitely w/P.H. when Bill brought forward)

47)  02-58    Creating Improvement District No. 183 in S.W. 8th Street from West
               C Street to Hanneman Drive and assessing the cost thereof to the
               benefitted properties. (5/20/02 - Placed on Pending)

48)  02-114    Amending Chapter 2.54 of the Lincoln Municipal Code by adding a 
               new section entitled "Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees
               and Elected Officials" to supplement the existing conflicts of
               interest regulations. (7/29/02 - Placed on pending until a committee
               is formed) Fact Sheet (4K)

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC
        HEARING ON AUGUST 12, 2002, 5:30 P.M.:  (APPROVED, 7-0) 

49)  02R-160   Appointing Margaret Stine to the City Personnel Board for a five-
               year term expiring June 22, 2007.

50)  02R-161   Special Permit 1981 - Application of Joel and Kathy Sartore to use
               a portion of the garage of the proposed landmark Hitchcock House
               as an apartment for an employee or employees engaged in the upkeep
               of the premises.(In connection w/02-127) Fact Sheet (731K)

51)  02R-162   Accepting the report of new and pending claims against the City 
               and approving disposition of claims set forth therein for the 
               period of July 16 - 31, 2002. Fact Sheet (5K), Exhibit A (26K)


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individuals are allowed a total of 5 minutes to speak whether registered or not
regardless of number of topics.


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 (8/7/02) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (8/12/02).


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.

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