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                   ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING  HELD
                        MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2002, AT 1:30 P.M.

                      ALL MEMBERS PRESENT, EXCEPT CAMP & FRIENDT
                              
                       MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR AUGUST, 2002
                       Presented to Michael Wright, Robert Borer,
                      Jeremy Hosek and Guy Jones of the Lincoln Fire 
                           Department for the month of August, 
                              in the category of Valor.
                                
                            PUBLIC HEARING - COMMENTS WELCOME
                        2002 - LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT BLOCK GRANT  
                        Presentation by Police Chief Tom Casady
                                
PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS 

1)   Exhibit   Application of Corey Fletcher dba "Mahoney golf Course"
       160K    for a special designated liquor license covering the
               entire golf course including driving range, parking
               lots, and all fenced-in areas at Mahoney Golf Course at
               7900 Adams Street on September 21, 2002 from 8:00 a.m.
               to 6:00 p.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 4-1, SVOBODA
               DISSENTING; A-81676)

2)   Exhibit   Application of Empyrean Brewing Company for a special
       1M      designated liquor license in 7th Street from Q to P
               Streets and P Street from 7th to 8th Streets on
               September 20, 2002 from 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and on
               September 21, 2002 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 5-0; A-81677)

3)   Exhibit   Application of Valentino's of Lincoln, Inc. dba
       634K    "Valentino's" for an addition of an area to the north
               of their presently licensed premises located at 2701 S.
               70th Street, for a total area of approximately 122 feet
               by 136 feet. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 5-0; A-81678)

4)   Exhibit   Application of Irie Inc. dba "Doc's Place" for a Class
       5.3M    "C" and Catering liquor license at 140 N. 8th Street,
               Suite 150. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 5-0; A-81679)

5)   see item  Manager application of Troy James Falk for Irie Inc. dba "Doc's
        #4     Place" at 140 N. 8th Street, Suite 150.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 5-0; A-81680)


PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING - NONE

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

6)   02R-192   Amending an Amendment to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment
               Plan for Lincoln Mall Redevelopment Project for street scape
               and infrastructure improvements in an area generally extending
               along Lincoln Mall from S. 10th Street to S. 14th Street. 
               (In Connection w/02R-193) Fact Sheet (825K) (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81681)

7)   02R-193   Approving a Redevelopment Agreement between the
               City and NEBCO, Inc. to fund public improvements
               within the Lincoln Mall Project Area generally
               located along Lincoln Mall between 10th and 14th
               Streets. (In connection w/02R-192)
               (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81682)

8)   02R-188   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth therein for the period of August
               1 - 15, 2002.  Fact Sheet (28K), Fact Sheet (5K)
               (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81683)

9)   02R-189   Approving appropriations in the amount of $39,950
               from the operation of Keno lottery funds for
               various human services. Fact Sheet (271K) (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81684)

10)  02R-190   Appointing John Ludden to the Lincoln Area Agency
               on Aging Advisory Council for a three-year term
               expiring July 1, 2005.  Fact Sheet (71K) (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81685)

11)  02R-191   Appointing Colette Mast to the Community Development 
               Task Force for a three-year term to expire August 31, 
               2005.  Fact Sheet (150K)(ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81686)

12)  02R-194   Appointing Jeff Kirkpatrick, Lynda Anderson, and
               James O'Hanlon to the Lincoln Library Board for
               terms commencing on September 1, 2002 and expiring
               on August 31, 2006, August 31, 2009, and August
               31, 2004, respectively.  Fact Sheet (34K)(ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81687)

                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

13)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, September 16,
               2002 at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of St.
               Joseph Catholic Church & School to conduct a
               lottery within the City of Lincoln from October 1
               through November 30, 2002. (APPROVED, 5-0)

14)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, September 16,
               2002 at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of St. Teresa's 
               Catholic Church to conduct a lottery within the City of 
               Lincoln from October 1 through November 10, 2002.    
               (APPLICANT REQUESTED CHANGE OF START DATE TO 9/29/02;
               APPROVED, 5-0)

15)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, September 16,
               2002 at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of St. Patrick's 
               School to conduct a raffle within the City of Lincoln 
               from September 17 through November 22, 2002. (APPROVED, 5-0)

16)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, September 23,
               2002 at 1:30 p.m. for the application of Robert &
               Susan Ihrig dba Bob's Gridiron Grille & Pigskin
               Pub for a Class I liquor license located at 4200
               South 27th Street. (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81688)

17)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, September 23,
               2002 at 1:30 p.m. for the application of Chase
               Enterprises, Inc. dba Silver Spoke Saloon for a
               Class D-1 liquor license located at 1400 Saltillo
               Road. (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81689)

18)            The following were referred to the Planning Dept.:
               Change of Zone No. 3375 - Application of Carol J.
               Sjulin, David H. Sjulin, and Kathryn Sjulin-
               Lonowski to change the zoning from R-1/AGR to O-3
               property located at the NE corner of Old Cheney
               Rd. and Highway 2.

               Use Permit 146 - Application of Carol J. Sjulin,
               David H. Sjulin, and Kathryn Sjulin-Lonowski to
               permit 60,000 sq. ft. of office and financial on
               property located at the NE corner of Old Cheney
               Rd. and Highway 2.

               Special Permit 1986 - Application of TJK
               Investments, Inc. to construct a parking lot in
               residential zoning district on property located at
               28th and Vine Street.


19)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Investment of Funds for August 26 through August 30, 2002. 
               (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81691)

               Setting the hearing date of Monday, September 23,
               2002 at 1:30 p.m. for the application of Levy
               Premium Foodservice Ltd. dba Levy Restaurants for
               a deletion to premise consisting of south parking
               lot approx. 50' x 200', located at Haymarket Park,
               403 Line Drive Circle. (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81690)

               Report of Lincoln Water & WasteWater System
	       Recapitulation of Daily Cash Receipts for August, 2002.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS 

20)            Investment of Funds for August 19 through August 23, 2002.
               (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81692)

21)            Approving the distribution of funds representing interest
               earnings on short-term investments of Idle Funds for the
               month ended July 31, 2002. (ADOPTED, 5-0; A-81693)

22)            Request of Public Works to set the Hearing Date of
               Monday, September 30, 2002 at 5:30 p.m. and place
               on the formal City Council Agenda the following:
               (APPROVED, 5-0)
               02R-198   To provide authority to create a Paving
                         Unit in Saunders Avenue, 12th to 14th Streets
                         in order to bring said street up to current 
                         design standards with 33' wide paving.

23)            Quarterly Financial Report from LES for April - June, 2002. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

24)            Report from City Treasurer of Cash on Hand at the
               close of business July 31, 2002. (PLACED ON FILE)

25)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances &
               Resolutions passed by Council on August 19,  2002.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

26)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances &
               Resolutions passed by Council on August 26, 2002.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

27)            Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunication
               Occ. Tax for the month of Jan. through Mar., 2002:
               Zenex Long Distance, Inc., Fast Phones of
               Nebraska, Corp.; for the month of April through
               June, 2002: Matrix Telecom, Fast Phones of
               Nebraska, Corp.; for the month of July, 2002:
               Nextel West Corp., USA Paging LLC, Comdata
               Telecommunications, Inc., RSL Com USA, Inc.,
               Globalcom, Inc., Glyphics Communications, Inc.,
               Tri-M Communications, Inc., Nosva Limited
               Partnership, NOS Communications, Inc. GTC Telecom,
               Inc., Lightyear Communications, Inc., Zone
               Telecom, Inc., LDMI Telecommunications, Inc.,
               Association Administrators, Inc., Affinity
               Network, Inc., Onstar Corporation, ATT Wireless
               PCS, LLC, ATS Mobile Telephone Co., Inc., Working
               Assets Funding Service, Inc., Telco Development
               Group De Inc., ACN Communications Services, Inc.,
               Intellical Operator Services, Trans National
               Communications Int'l., Inc., Qwest Communications,
               Corp., Teligent Services, Inc., Global Crossing
               Telecommunications, Inc., AT&T Communications of
               Midwest, Excel Telecommunications, Inc., Primus
               Telecommunications, Inc., Broadwing
               Telecommunications, Touch America, Inc., Big
               Planet, Inc., XO Long Distance Services, Inc.,
               Tracfone Wireless, WorldXchange Corp., and
               Operator Communications, Inc. (PLACED ON FILE)

28)            Report of Franchise Tax for the month of July,
               2002 from Aquila. (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING - (ITEMS 29 - 33 HAD 1ST READING - SEE ITEM #29)

29)  02-126    Approving a multi-year lease between the City of
               Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department and
               Nebraska Wesleyan University for the improvement
               of and use of the baseball field located in Woods
               Park. (MOTION TO HAVE 2ND READING ON 9/30/02,
               APPROVED, 5-0)

30)  02-132    Vacating the north-south alley from the south line
               of M Street to the north line of the east-west
               alley in block 83, Original Plat of Lincoln,
               generally located west of S. 7th Street between L
               and M Streets. Fact Sheet (303K)

31)  02-133    Amending the Corporate limits of the City by
               annexing approximately 35.3 acres of property
               generally located at U.S. Highway 77, S.W. 12th
               Street and W. South Street. (In connection
               w/02-134, 02-135)(Request 2nd & 3rd readings 9/16/02)
               Fact Sheet (303K)

32)  02-134    Approving the acquisition of approximately 30.84
               acres of property in order for the Nebraska
               Housing Resource, Inc.  to develop affordable
               housing on property generally located at U.S.
               Highway 77 and W. South Street.(In connection
               w/02-133,02-135) (Request 2nd & 3rd Readings 9/16/02)
               Fact Sheet (339K)

33)  02-135    Declaring approximately 30.84 acres of property
               generally located at U.S. Highway 77 and W. South
               Street, as surplus and authorizing the sale
               thereof.(In connection w/02-133, 02-134)
               (Request 2nd & 3rd Readings 9/16/02)
               Fact Sheet (352K)

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING & RESOLUTIONS FOR ACTION ONLY

34)  02-131    Change of Zone 74HP - Application of Cindy Loope
               for a landmark designation for the East Campus
               Neighborhood Landmark District generally located
               between Holdrege Street on the north, Idylwild
               Drive on the west, Apple Street on the south and
               N. 40th Street on the east. Fact Sheet (1.1M)
               (PASSED, 5-0; #18063)

35)  Exhibit   Application of Crawdad's Inc. dba Holmes Golf
      731K     Course for a special designated license to cover
               the entire golf course and parking lot at 3701 S.
               70th Street on the 26th day of September, 2002, from 
               8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (8/26/02 - Carried over due 
               to 3-3 tie vote) (Request by applicant to withdraw)
               (WITHDRAWN, 5-0; #38-4413)


PENDING LIST     (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

36)  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)

37)  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)

38)  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)

39)  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)

40)  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)

41)  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)

42)  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)

43)  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)

44)  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) 

45)  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)

46)  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)

47)  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 is brought forward)

48)  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)
               (4/15/02 - Pending Indefinitely w/P.H. when Bill brought forward)

49)  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) 

50)  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 SEPTEMBER 16, 2002, 1:30 P.M.:(APPROVED, 5-0)

51)  02R-195   Approving an Agreement between the City
               and Lincoln Housing Authority for the
               joint development and maintenance of a
               mini-park in the Arnold Heights Neighborhood 
               and approving the name as "Eagles View Park"
               on property generally located at W. Knight 
               Street and N.W. 52nd Street. Fact Sheet (57K), Agreement (236K)

52)  02R-196   Approving an Agreement between the City Aging
               Services and the Seniors Foundation for a three-
               year term for the Foundation's assistance with
               fund-raising, services and support for the various
               multi-purpose senior centers and Aging programs. Fact Sheet (109K)

53)  02R-197   Waiving design standards for street trees in two
               lots in McNeese Addition on property generally
               located at S. 25th Street and Sumner Street. Fact Sheet (288K)

54)  02R-199   Approving a Letter Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln Police Department and Hanigan Bjorkman
               Ecklund for assistance in evaluating evidence
               handling policies and procedures for a three year
               term. Fact Sheet (67K)

55)  02R-200   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 (30K)


Please note: During the open microphone & registered section of the agenda,
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 (9/11/02) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (9/16/02).


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 - 2:50 P.M.

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