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                  ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                      MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2002, AT 5:30 P.M.

                                 ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)   Exhibit   Application of Dan Williams dba "Highlands Golf Course" for a 
       193K    special designated license to cover the entire golf course and
               parking lot at 5501 N.W. 12th Street on October 14, 2002 from 
               8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 4-3, CAMP, FRIENDT
               & SVOBODA DISSENTING; A-81721)
          
2)   Exhibit   Manager application of Roy G. Dickson for Corporate Golf Marketing 
       161K    dba "Yankee Hill Country Club" at 7600 San Mateo Lane. 
               Attachment (17K) (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-81722)

3)   Exhibit   Manager application of Kevin Lanning for Whitehead Oil Company dba
       192K    U-Stop Convenience Shop" at 1421 Centerpark Road. (ADOPTED FOR 
               APPROVAL, 7-0; A-81723)
     

PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING (ITEMS 4 & 5 HAD 2ND READING - SEE ITEM #4)

4)   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. (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) (P.H. CON'T. W/ACTION ON 10/14/02, 7-0)

5)   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)
	       

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

6)   02R-198   Creating Paving Unit No. 137 in Saunders Ave., 12th Street to
               14th Street.  Fact Sheet (6K) (SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION LOST, 3-4,
               CAMP, FRIENDT, MCROY, SVOBODA DISSENTING; MAIN RESOLUTION LOST,
               0-7; #38-4414)

7)   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 install-
               ation of private chilled water lines for the Nebraska State
               Historical Museum located at Centennial Mall and P Street.
               Fact Sheet (6K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81724)

8)   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.
               Attachment A (107K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81725)

9)   02R-207   Approving a schedule for water use charges to increase revenues
               for the Lincoln Water System. Fact Sheet (6K) (PLACED ON PENDING
               TO HAVE P.H. THE SAME TIME AS IMPACT FEES P.H., 6-1, FRIENDT
               DISSENTING)

10)  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. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81726)

11)  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) (MOTION TO DELETE WAIVER OF TREES, 7-0;
               ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 6-1, WERNER DISSENTING; A-81727)

12)  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. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81728)

13)  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)(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81729)

14)  02R-212   Reappointing Jeffrey Schwebke, Lois Haupt, Don Post, and appointing 
               Glenn Friendt to the Community Development Task Force for three-
               year terms expiring August 31, 2005. (SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION 
               ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-81730)

15)  02R-213   Appointing Dr. D'Andra Orey to the Charter Revision Commission
               for a four-year term expiring July 15, 2006. Fact Sheet (28K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81731)

16)  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)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81732)


                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS - NONE


17)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

                Setting the hearing date of Monday, October 14, 2002 at 1:30 p.m.
                for the Manager Application of Wayne L. Venter for the Lancaster 
                Councty Agricultural Society dba Lancaster Event Center located
                at 4100 N. 84th Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81733)

                Setting the hearing date of Monday, October 14, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. 
                for the Application of BJT, Inc. dba The Office for a Class I
                liquor license located at 1211 "O" St. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81734)

                Setting the hearing date of Monday, October 7, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. 
                for the Application of Pius X High School Booster Club to conduct
                a lottery within the City of Lincoln beginning Feb. 3, 2003 to 
                May 3, 2003. (ADOPTED, 6-0, WERNER ABSENT; A-81735)

                Petition to Vacate the north-south alley running from L Street 
                north halfway to M Street between South 7th and South 8th Street 
                submitted by Peter Katt, Attorney for BFP Ltd. (REFERRED TO 
                LAW DEPT.)

                Petition to Vacate teh east-west alley lying south of Lots 1,2,3, 
                4,5 & p6, & that portion of the north-south alley lying between 
                Lots 11, 12 & 13 on the west and Lots 24, 25 & 26 on the east in
                Halters Sub (Sec 14, T10N, R6E). (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

                Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & Resolutions
                passed by Council on September 23, 2002. (PLACED ON FILE)

                Report from City Treasurer of Cash on Hand at the close of business
                September 27, 2002. (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS 

18)            Investment of Funds for Sept. 16 through Sept. 20, 2002. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81733)

19)            Reports from City Treasurer of Telecommunications Occ. Tax for the 
               month of February, 2002: Merchant Wired; for the month of August, 
               2002: NPCR, Inc., D&D Communications, Inc., ATS Mobile Telephone
               Co., Operator Communications, Inc., VARTEC, Touch America, Inc.,
               Primus Telecommunications, Inc., Broadwing Telecommunications, 
               Teligent Services, Inc., Global Crossing Tele-communications, Inc.,
               ACN Communications Services, Inc., Working Assets Funding Service,
               Inc., Qwest Communications, Inc., Onstar Corporation, AT&T Communi-
               cations of Midwest, XO Long Distance Services, Inc., Tracfone 
               Wireless, Inc., Intellical Operator Services, Western Union Communi-
               cations, Inc., Affinity Network, Inc., NOSVA Limited Partnership,
               NOS Communications, Inc., RSL COM USA, Inc., Trans National 
               Communications, Int'l., Inc., Tri-M Communications, Inc., ATT
               Wireless PCS, LLC, ATT Wireless Services, I-LINK Communications,
               Inc., Association Administrators, Inc., LDMI Telecommunications, 
               Inc., Zone Telecom, Inc., COMDATA Telecommunications Services, Inc., 
               GTC Telecom, Inc., Lightyear Communications, Inc., and Nextel West
               Corp. (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING (ITEM 20 HAD 1ST READING) 

20)  02-139    Vacating Nighthawk Road west of N.W. 6th Street within Fallbrook
               Addition, generally located north of Fallbrook Blvd. and west of 
               N.W. 6th Street. Fact Sheet (351K)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

21)  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)
	       (PASSED, 7-0; #18069)


PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

22)  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)

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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 - Recon-
               sidered & placed on Pending)  Fact Sheet (26K), Attachment (93K)

28)  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)

29)  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)

30)  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) 

31)  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)

32)  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)

33)  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)

34)  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)

35)  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)

36)  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)

37)  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. (9/9/02 - To have 2nd Reading on 9/30/02)
               Letter of Understanding (298K), Exhibit A (4K), Exhibit B (465K),
               Exhibit C (40K)

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE 
   PUBLIC HEARING ON OCTOBER 7, 2002, 1:30 P.M.:                (APPROVED, 7-0)

Special Public Hearing to be held 10/7/02 at 1:30 P.M. on 02R-215

38)  02R-215   Approving the 2002-2003 City tax rate of .31452 per $100 of
               assessed valuation.

39)  02R-216   Use Permit 143 - Application of Thistle Glenn Investments, L.L.C.
               to develop 5,500 sq. ft. of veterinary clinic space and 6,000 sq.
               ft. of office/retail, and a modification of the sign requirements,
               on property generally located south of Pioneers Blvd. east of
               Pioneer Wood Drive and Stacy Lane.  Fact Sheet (444K)

40)  02R-217   Approving waivers of design standards for sidewalks on the west 
               side of S. 70th Street adjacent to Lots 1 and 2, Hickory Crest 4th
               Addition, and for the sidewalk within the pedestrian easement
               between Lots 1 and 2, Hickory Crest 4th Addition from King's Court
               to S. 70th Street.  Fact Sheet (1M)

41)  02R-218   Vacating the west 18 feet of Madison Street south of A Street, aka 
               S. 117th Street, Walton, Lancaster County, within the three-mile
               jurisdiction of the City. Fact Sheet (332K)


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regardless of number of topics.


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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 (10/2/02) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING 
(10/7/02).


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SCHEDULED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA, MAY DO SO AT THIS TIME.


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