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                ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                      MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2002, AT 1:30 P.M.

                             ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS
          
1)   Exhibit   Application of Robert and Susan Ihrig dba "Bob's Gridiron Grille
       2.5M     & Pigskin Pub" for a Class "I" liquor license at 4200 S. 27th
               Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-81710)

2)   Exhibit   Application of Chace Enterprises Inc. dba "Silver Spoke Saloon"
       1.8M    for a Class D1 liquor license at 1400 Saltillo Road.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-81711)

3)             Manager application of Teri L. Ernisse for Chace Enterprises Inc.
               dba "Silver Spoke Saloon" at 1400 Saltillo Road.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-81712)

4)   Exhibit   Application of Levy Premium Foodservice Ltd. dba "Levy Restaurants
      682K     at Haymarket Park" to delete approximately 50' by 200' in the
               south parking lot from the presently licensed premises at 403
               Line Drive Circle. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-81713)


PUBLIC HEARING 
RDINANCES - 2nd READING       (ITEMS 5 & 6 HAD 2ND READING, SEE ITEM 6)

5)   02-136    Approving a Sublease Agreement between the City and Lincoln Action
               Program for a sublease of space at the One Stop Center, 1010 N
               St., to provide job training and employment services under the
               Workforce Investment Act. Fact Sheet (53K), Attachment A (144K)

6)   02-137    Authorizing and providing for the issuance of not to exceed
      not      $180,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Lincoln Electric
   available   System Revenue and Refunding Bonds, amending certain provisions
    on-line    of the Note Ordinance, and related matters. (Request 2nd & 3rd
               reading on 9/23/02).  (RULES SUSPENDED TO HAVE 2nd & 3rd READING ON 
               THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0; #18067)  


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

7)   02R-201   Reappointing Jon Carlson, Carl Tesch, and Francene Blythe to the
               Community Development Task Force for three-year terms expiring 
               August 31, 2005. (Substitute)   (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81714)

8)   02R-202   Reappointing Phyllis Bovee and Barb McCabe to the Lincoln Area
               Agency on Aging Advisory Council for three-year terms expiring
               July 1, 2005. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81715)

9)   02R-203   Reappointing Richard Noel to the Electrical Advisory Appeals and
               Examining Board for a three-year term expiring August 15, 2005.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81716)

10)  02R-204   Waiving the subdivision requirement for the installation of
               street trees and sidewalk on S. 58th St. within Cherrywood Estates
               1st Add. Admin. Final Plat generally located at S. 58th St. and 
               Pioneers Blvd. (Substitute) Fact Sheet (219K) (ADOPTED, 5-2,
                COOK & WERNER DISSENTING; A-81717)

                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

11)            Re-setting the hearing date of Monday, October 7, 2002 at 1:30 p.m.
               for application of Janeane M. & Robert F. Glenn dba Park Terrace
               Banquet Hall for a Class I liquor license, located at 1501 Center 
               Park Rd., #200. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81718)

12)            The following were referred to the Planning Dept.
               Change of Zone 71HP - Application of Historic Preservation
               Commission for Bryan/LGH Medical Center to change the zoning
               district map from R-4 to R-4 with landmark designation on
               property generally located at 1650 Lake Street. 

               Change of Zone 76 - Application of Sigma Phi Epsilon Foundation
               of Nebraska to change the zoning district map from R-7 & P to
               P & R-7 with landmark designation on property generally located
               at 601 N. 16th St. 

               Change of Zone 3376 - Application of Ron McMahan to change a zone
               from R-2 to H-3 to build a 30' x 60' shop for furniture restoration
               on property generally located at NW 14th St. and West "O" St. 
               
               Change of Zone 3378 - Application of Near South Neighborhood
               Association to change a zone from R-6 & R-5 to R-2 on property
               generally bounded by "A" St. to "E" St. and 18th St. to 22nd
               St. (Mount Emerald Addition District)

               Special Permit 1982 - Application of Brian D. Carstens on behalf
               of Carol A. Anderson to develop AG/C.U.P. for a 4 single family
               dwellings on 3 acre lots and 3 outlots on property generally
               located at North 40th St. and Bluff Rd. 

               Special Permit 1987 - Application of Capitol Sign Co. to place a
               sign exceeding the maximum height limit on property generally
               located at 1st & "O" St. 
               

13)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

              Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & Resolutions 
              passed by Council on September 16, 2002. (PLACED ON FILE)

              Setting the hearing date of Monday, October 7, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. for
              the application of Speakeasy, Inc. dba J.R.'s Down Under for a Class
              C liquor license, located at 3233  S. 13th St. (ADOPTED, 7-0;
              A-81719)

			
REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS 

14)            Investment of Funds for Sept. 9 through Sept. 13, 2002. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81720)

ORDINANCES - 1ST READING          (ITEM 15 HAD 1ST READING) 

15)  02-138    Renaming the stub street running east from Tallgrass Parkway from
               "Nighthawk Road" to "Blue Sage Boulevard", generally located at
               Highway 34 and Fallbrook Boulevard. Fact Sheet (650K)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

16)  02-132    Vacating the north-south alley from the south line of M St. to the
               north line of the east-west alley in block 83, Original Plat of
               Lincoln, generally located west of S. 7th St. between L and M Sts.
               Fact Sheet (303K)  (PASSED, 7-0; #18068)

PENDING LIST      (EXTENDED 1 WEEK)

17)  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)

18)  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)

19)  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. (4/2/01 - 
              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)

20)  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; Pub.
              Hearing Cont'd.) Fact Sheet (997K), Photo's (618K), Photo's (664K),
               Drawings (2.2M), Photo's (1.4M)

21)  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 Pub. Hearing &
              Action on 10/15/01) (10/15/01 - Pub. Hearing & Action Delayed 2 
              weeks to 10/29/01) (10/29/01 - Placed on pending indefinitely)
              Fact Sheet (16K)

22)  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)

23)  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 - To remain on Pending)
              Fact Sheet (4K)

24)  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)

25)  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)  

26)  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)

27)  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 - Placed on Pending until policy recommendation
              from Urban Development)

28)  02-39    Establishing a retirement incentive program for City employees who
              meet certain age & service criteria. (In connection w/02R-63)
              (3/25/02 - Pub. Hearing 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)

29)  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 - Pub. Hearing delayed to 
              4/15/02) (4/15/02 - Placed on Pending Indefinitely w/Pub. Hearing 
              when Bill brought forward)

30)   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) 

32)  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)

33)  02-126   Approving a multi-year lease between the City of Lincoln Parks and
              Recreation Department and Nebraska Wesleyan University for th
              improvement of and use of the baseball field located in Woods Park.
              (9/9/02 - To have 2nd Reading on 9/30/02) Lease (188K)
              Letter of Understanding (298K), Exhibit A (4K), Exhibit B (465K),
              Exhibit C (40K)

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

33)  02R-198   Creating Paving Unit No. _____ in Saunders Ave., 12th Street to
               14th Street. Fact Sheet (6K)

34)  02R-205   Authorizing the use of the public right-of-way across P Street 
               and east along the north side of P Street to 16th Street for 
               installation of private chilled water lines for the Nebraska State
               Historical Museum located at Centennial Mall and P
               Street. Fact Sheet (6K)

35)  02R-206   Approving the 2002-03 Work Plan for the Stormwater Interlocal 
               Agreement between the city and the Lower Platte South NRD for
               addressing stormwater quality and quantity issues in the City.
               Fact Sheet (7K), Attachment A (107K)

36)  02R-207   Approving a schedule for water use charges to increase revenues
               for the Lincoln Water System. Fact Sheet (6K)

37)  02R-208   Assessing premise clearance costs associated with the clearing of
               public nuisances to the following benefitted properties: 621 N. 
               70th, 2442 Vine St., 417 S. 56th St., 621 N. 70th St., 1616 N. 24th
               St., 1340 Plum St., 1529 S. 24th St., 2032 U St.,  1340 Plum St.,
               1032 Lake St., 1315 S. 8th St.

38)  02R-209   Special Permit 1985 - Application of Alonzo and Marijane Athey to
               allow the reconstruction and expansion of a non-conforming use, 
               on property generally located at 9400 Yankee Hill Road.
               Fact Sheet (1M)

39)  02R-210   Approving the application of the Parks and Recreation Department
               for a grant application to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
               for the completion of trails and related bridges in the Holmes
               Lake Park improvement project.

40)  02R-211   Accepting the report of new and pending claims against the City
               and approving disposition of claims set forth therein for the
               period of September 1 - 15, 2002. Fact Sheet (5K)

41)  02R-212   Reappointing Jeffrey Schwebke, Lois Haupt, Don Post, and Jonathan
               Cook Glenn Friendt to the Community Development Task Force
               for three-year terms expiring August 31, 2005.

42)  02R-213   Appointing Dr. D'Andra Orey to the Charter Revision Commission for
               a four-year term expiring July 15, 2006. Fact Sheet (28K)

43)  02R-214   Approving an Agreement between the City and the Nebraska Department
               of Roads for Project No. F-77-2(1021) US Highway 77 - Capitol
               Parkway West Interchange. Fact Sheet (4K), Fact Sheet (213K)


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 (9/25/02) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING 
(9/30/02).


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   3:00 P.M.

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