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                ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                      MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2002, AT 1:30 P.M.

                       ALL MEMBERS PRESENT, EXCEPT MCROY

                          MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
    for the month of September is William Hershberger of the Fire Department
                     in the category of Customer Relations.
                                
PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS - NONE
        
PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING (ITEMS 1-6 HAD 2nd READING - SEE ITEMS 1, 2 & 4) 

1)   02-141    Approving an exchange of land between the City dba Lincoln Electric
               System and B&J Partners in conjunction with the Public Building
               Commission parking garage. (Request of Law Dept. to continue p.h.
               w/2nd & 3rd readings on 10/21/02) (10/14/02 - Voted to have 3rd 
               reading & action 10/21/02). (PASSED, 6-0; #18072)

2)   02-153    Amending Section 4.24.070 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to
               the specific powers and duties of the Lincoln Electric System
               Administrative Board to specify that the rate-making authority
               reserved to the Lincoln City Council relates to retail electric
               rates only.(Request of LES to have 2nd & 3rd Reading 10/21/02)
               (MOTION TO WAIVE COUNCIL RULES, LOST, 0-6) 

3)   02-152    Vacating the north 18' of Glade Street from South 48th Street east
               124.2 feet.  Fact Sheet (255K)

4)   02-154    Change of Zone 71HP - Application of the Historic Preservation
               Commission to designate the Sophy Teeters Nurses' Home located at
               Bryan LGH West at 1650 Lake Street, as a landmark.
               (Request to continue p.h. to 10/28/02 and Action on 11/4/02)
               Fact Sheet (539K) (MOTION TO CON'T. P.H. TO 10/28/02 & 
               ACTION ON 11/4/02, 6-0)

5)   02-155    Change of Zone 76HP - Application of the Sigma Phi Epsilon
               Foundation of Nebraska to designate the Sigma Phi Epsilon House
               at 601 North 16th Street, as a landmark. Fact Sheet (554K)

6)   02-156    Change of Zone 3378 - Application of the Near South Neighborhood
               Association for a change of zone from R-5 Residential and R-6
               Residential to R-2 Residential on property located in the "Mount
               Emerald" area of the Near South Neighborhood generally located at
               South 18th Street to South 21st and 22nd Streets, from A to F
               Streets. Fact Sheet (1.5M)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

7) Resolution  Application of Parish of the North American Martyrs at 931 West
      7K       Harvest Drive to conduct a raffle within the City of Lincoln from
               October 21 through November 23, 2002.  Attachment (104K)
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-81768)

8)   02R-232   Adopting the changes in the Access Rules that have been proposed
               by the Cable Television Advisory Board. (10/14/02 - Delay Public
               Hearing & Action to 10/21/02)  Fact Sheet (825K)
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-81769)

9)   02R-235   Adopting the LES "Rate Schedules, Service Regulations and Cost
               Analysis Summary for Rates effective April 1, 2003."
               Fact Sheet (50K) (ADOPTED, 5-1, CAMP DISSENTING; A-81770)

10)  02R-236   Authorizing submittal of a grant application to the Nebraska
               Game and Parks Commission for Recreational Trails Program funding 
               to assist with construction of the 56th and Highway 2 Connector 
               Trail, and two connections to the Edgewood/K-Mart shopping area
               and business park. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-81771)

11)  02R-237   Waiving design standards for sidewalks and street lights on the east
               side of S.W. 27th Street, and waiving the paving of S.W. 27th Street
               within Aspin Ridge 1st Addition generally located at S.W. 27th 
               Street and West "A" Street.  Fact Sheet (325K)
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-81772)

12)  02R-238   Accepting and approving the acquisition of a conservation easement
               over approximately 4.09 acres of delineated wetlands, generally
               located northeast of the intersection of I-80 and Oak Creek.
               Fact Sheet (638K) (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-81773)

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING AND PUBLIC HEARING

13)  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) (Public Hearing con't
               with action on 10/14/02) (Request of Parks Dept. to delay P.H. & 
               Action to 10/21/02) Lease (188K) Letter of Understanding (298K),
               Exhibit A (4K), Exhibit B (465K), Exhibit C (40K), 
               Lease with Changes (269K), Final Lease (246K), Exhibit A (9K)
               (MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE LEASE AGREEMENT, 6-0; ORDINANCE PASSED, 5-1,
               COOK DISSENTING; #18073)

                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

14)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, November 4, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. 
               for the Man. App. of Mitchell A. Phelps for Levy Premium Food-
               service LTD dba Levy Restaurants at Haymarket Park located at
               403 Line Drive Circle. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-81775)

15)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Investment of funds for Oct. 7 thru Oct. 11, 2002 (ADOPTED, 
               6-0; A-81775)

               Affidavit of Mailing for Board of Equalization meeting for Downtown 
               Business Improvement District, Core Business Improvement District  
               Overlay & Downtown Maintenance District to be held on Monday, 
               November 4, 2002, 1:30 p.m. (PLACED ON FILE)

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS - NONE

ORDINANCES - 1ST READING (ITEM 16 HAD 1ST READING) 

16)  02-157    Amending Title 6 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to animals
      not      by adding a new Chapter 6.02 relating to Animal Control Definitions
   available   which consolidates the definitions previously found in Chapters
    on-line    6.04, 6.08, 6.10 and 6.12 and revises the definition of revised
               definitions for  "hobby kennel" or "catteries," "kennel," and
               "fowls," and adds new definitions for "animal rescue organization,"
               "animal shelter," "foster homes," "rooster," "commercial boarding
               kennel," "commercial breeding kennel," "dog kennel," "indoor
               housing facility," "multi-dog household," "multi-cat household,"
               "outdoor housing facility," and "written consent"; and; by amending
               Chapter 6.04 relating to animal control regulations in general to
               prohibit roosters within the City of Lincoln, to regulate animal
               rescue organizations, and to modify permit fee provisions; by
               amending Chapter 6.08 relating to dogs to set minimum penalty
               amounts for repetitive violations of licensing requirements, to
               increase licensing fees for dogs, to require disposal of dog feces
               or manure in a sanitary manner, to permit and regulate multi-dog
               households, to permit and regulate commercial breeding kennels, and
               to exempt commercial breeding kennels and multi-dog households from
               the prohibition of maintaining a dog kennel; by amending Chapter
               6.10 relating to dangerous dogs to allow the use of microchips for
               marking such dogs and to set minimum penalties; by amending 6.12
               relating to cats to set minimum penalties for repetitive violations
               of licensing requirements, to place a limit on the number of cats
               a person may own without a multi-cat household, cattery or hobby
               kennel permit, to increase license fees for cats, to increase
               license fees for catteries and hobby kennels, to permit and regulate
               multi-cat households, to allow current cat owners or those who are
               subsequently annexed into the City who own more than 15 cats to
               retain all their cats until death or transfer of ownership of the
               cat; in order to implement the recommendations of the Animal 
               Control Board.

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