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

                                 ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

   There will be NO Council Meetings the week of December 23rd and December 30th.
                                
                                
                            MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
         presented to Ken Challquist & Joe Woods of the PW/U Star Tran Dept. 
                      in the category of Customer Relations.
                                
                                
PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS 

1)   Exhibit   Application of Connot Enterprises, Inc. dba "Jack Pot" for a 
       1.8M    Class D liquor license at 501 West A Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               7-0; A-81846)

2)   Exhibit   Manager application of William E. Connot for Connot Enterprises,
       429K    Inc. dba "Jack Pot" at 501 West A Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               7-0; A-81847)

PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING - ITEM 3 HAD 2nd READING

3)   02-187    Approving a Sublease Agreement between the City and Dynamic
               Educational Systems, Inc. representing Job Corps for a sublease
               of space at the One Stop Center, 1010 N Street, to provide job
               training and employment services under the Workforce Investment
               Act. Fact Sheet (140K), Attachment (142K)
               

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

4)   02R-291   Establishing the annual salary of the Mayor for the years 2003, 
               2004, 2005, and 2006. (MOTION TO AMEND, FAILED, 3-4, CAMP, COOK, 
               FRIENDT, MCROY DISSENTING; ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81848)

5)   02R-292   Appointing Kelly "K.B." Turner, Ph.D. to the Citizen Police
               Advisory Board for a three-year term expiring November 17,
               2005.  Fact Sheet (108K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81849)

                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS 

6)             Setting the hearing date of Monday, December 16, 2002 at 1:30 P.M. 
               for the application of Nebraska Agri-Business Association to
               conduct a raffle in the City of Lincoln for the period of 
               December 18, 2002 to January 30, 2003. (APPROVED, 7-0)

7)             Petition to Vacate the public way  West M Street from Coddington
               Avenue to its termination approx. 300' to the west, Lots 7
               through 12, Block 3, Manchester Heights Addition and Lots 3 and
               4, Block 1, Ford Van Lines Addition, submitted by Gary & Carolyn
               Christensen. (Referred to Law Dept.)

8)             76 Formal Ornamental Lighting Petitions for Ornamental Lighting 
               District #286 from 27th Street to 20th Street, Van Dorn Street
               to High Street, submitted by:  Barbara Sahling, Eric Arnold &
               Linda Price, Debra Sharp, W. Douglas & Caroline S. Knight, Charles
               McBride, Michael & Laura Duggan, Matthew & Melenda Easley, May Ann
               Williams, James & Mary Lynn Schaffer, John & Ardeth Stuertz,
               Margaret Miller, Mary Carper, Douglas Carper, Steven & Michalene
               Sorensen, Susan Tallman, Carl Bouges, Susan Maly - Hergenrader,
               James R. Crook, Peter Beeson, Eleanor Wilson, James & Laura
               Cummings, Gregory & Laura Manning, John Neal, William & Debra
               Grauer, Kristi Hetland, James Harrington, Catherine Harrington,
               Vicki Warner, Michael Hoffman & Amy Spiegel, Adam Muir, Dennis
               & Susan Hershberger, Robert Bartle, Barbara Bartle, Robert Knoll,
               Joseph & Lorene Adamson, Harry & Ann Tolly, Todd & Wendy Johnson,
               Bergmeyer Investments, L.L.C., Robert & Barbara Markley, Virginia
               McGuire, Winston & Millie Crabb, Florence Haskins, Robert & Beverly
               Routh, Larry & Mary Schultz, Travis & Karla Jensen, Lance & Kathryn
               Rice, Howard & Natalie Parker, Sue Arbuthnot, David Reifschneider
               & Cindy Cammack, Dennis & Nancy Stuckey, Trent & Jessica Sidders,
               Chad & Amy Vyhlidal, Kristian & Mary Rutford, William & Marsha
               Glover, R. J. & Mary Susan Windle, Philip Goddard & Shannon Horner,
               Genee & Daryl Bahm, Brad Kim Nelson, Cecilia Ruley, Rick & JoEllen 
               Frey, Mollie Baldwin, David & Kendra Hiebe, Rosemary Torraco,
               Richard Torraco, Frances, Beechner, Audie Wise, Suzanne Wise,
               Kathy Magruder, Donald & Cathy Linscott, Steven & Janis Thelen,
               Frances Linch, JaNeane Dodson, Roger Dodson, William & Shalon 
               Dughs, Christine Marvin and Anne Senkbeil. (Referred to Law Dept.)

9)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunication Tax for the month of 
               October, 2002:  USA Paging LLC, ALYON Technologies, Inc., IBM Global
               Services-NS Div., Quantum Shift Communications and Bell Atlantic 
               Communications. (Placed on file)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS 

10)            Investment of Funds for November 25 through November 27, 2002. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81850)

11)            Accepting the Assessment Resolutions for Special Assessment Group
               I, Board of Equalization Meeting to be held Dec. 16, 2002, at 
               10:00 A.M. (Requires a motion) (APPROVED, 7-0)

12)            Report of Lincoln Water & WasteWater System Recapitulation of 
               Daily Cash Receipts for the month of November, 2002. (Placed 
               on file)

13)            Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunication Tax for the months
               of July, August & September, 2002: OCMC, Inc.; for the month
               of October, 2002: Sprint Communication Company Limited Partnership, 
               Sprint Spectrum, L.P., Shaffer Communications, Inc., Norstan Network 
               Services, Inc., United Systems Access Telecom, Inc., McLeod USA
               Telecommunications Services, MCI WorldCom Network Service, Inc.,
               TransNational Communications International, Cellular One, OCMC,
               Inc., Nebraska Technology & Telecommunications, Inc., Network
               Billing Systems, L.L.C., Zone Telecom, Inc., I-LINK Communications,
               Inc., LDMI Telecommunications, Inc., Association Administrators,
               Inc., Big Planet, Inc., Telco Development Group De Inc., Alltel 
               Nebraska, Inc., Alltel Systems of the Midwest, Inc., Alltel
               Communications of Nebraska, Inc.; for the month of November, 
               2002: D & D Communications, Inc. (Placed on file)

ORDINANCES - 1ST READING - NONE


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING & RESOLUTION FOR ACTION ONLY

14)   02-173   Creating Alley Paving District No. 363  from 26th Street to 27th
               Street between Q and R Streets, and assessing the cost thereof
               against the benefitted property. (12/2/02 - Held over 1 week 
               due to tie vote) (LOST, 3-4, CAMP, FRIENDT, SVOBODA ASSENTING; 
               #38-4425)

15)   02-186   Amending Section 9.36.080 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to allow
               the Lincoln Airport Authority to designate flight patterns that
               are in need of control of the bird population for the protection
               of the public health, safety, and welfare; and to allow City
               recognized homeowner associations to use nonlethal means to help 
               reduce the bird populations within the flight patterns.
               Fact Sheet (11K) (PASSED, 7-0; #18110)

16)  02R-287   Approving a 48-month cost-per-copy master rental agreement
               between the City and Alternative Business Systems, Inc. for 
               centrally managed photocopiers. (12/2/02 - Delay action 1 wk to
               12/9/02)  Fact Sheet (140K), Fact Sheet (355K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81851)

PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN (SEE ITEM 17)

17)  02R-290   Establishing a committee to determine the criteria for an
               independent evaluation for future fire protection and emergency
               medical services and to recommend a consultant. (11/25/02 -
               Placed on Pending to have further discussion in two weeks on
               12/9/02) (WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4426)

18)  02-160    Amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (Zoning Ordinance)
               to add a new Section 27.82.010 to provide a title, authority and
               applicability; to add a new Section 27.82.020 to provide
               legislative findings and purpose; to add a new Section 27.82.030
               to provide intent; to add a new Section 27.82.040 to provide
               definitions; to add a new Section 27.82.050 to provide for
               imposition of impact fees; to add a new Section 27.82.060 to
               provide exemptions from impact fees; to add a new Section
               27.82.070 to provide for the creation of an impact fee fund and
               impact fee accounts; to add a new Section 27.82.080 to provide
               for refunds of impact fees paid; to add a new Section 27.82.090
               to provide for post-ordinance developer agreements regarding
               Impact Fee Facilities; to add a new Section 27.82.100 to provide
               for developer reimbursement for pre-ordinance participation in
               financing or constructing Impact Fee Facilities; and to add a
               new Section 27.82.110 to provide for miscellaneous provisions. 
               (In connection w/02-161, 02R-247) (Housing Authority -Motion
               to Amend) (11/18/02 - Motion to Delay to 12/9/02, Failed, 3-4, 
               Cook, McRoy & Werner Assenting, Placed on Pending with No Date
               Certain, 4-3; Cook, Seng, & Werner Dissenting) (12/2/02 - To 
               have Action 12/16/02)) Fact Sheet (1.3M), Exhibit A (1.2M),
               Exhibit B pt1, Exhibit B pt2 (1.9M)

19)  02-161    Amending Title 26 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (Land Subdivision
               Ordinance) to amend Section 26.23.040 to modify the reference to the
               Comprehensive Plan and to increase the minimum right-of-way width
               for bikeways from a 14-foot easement to a 20-foot easement; and to
               amend Section 26.23.160 to require a dedication of land or payment
               of an impact fee for neighborhood parks and trails.
               (In connection w/02-160, 02R-247) (11/18/02 - Motion to
               Delay to 12/9/02, Failed, 3-4, Cook, McRoy & Werner Assenting,
               Placed on Pending with No Date Certain, 4-3; Cook, Seng, & Werner
               Dissenting) (12/2/02 - To have Action 12/16/02)
               Fact Sheet (107K)

20)  02R-247   Adopting the Water System Impact Fee, Water Distribution Impact Fee,
               Wastewater Impact Fee, Arterial Street Impact Fee, and Neighborhood 
               Park and Trail Impact Fee Schedules to be used todetermine the
               amount of each required impact fee pursuant to the requirement of
               the Impact Fee Ordinance. (In connection w/02-160, 02-161) 
               (Planning Dept - Motion to Amend) (11/18/02 - Motion to Delay to
               12/9/02, Failed, 3-4, Cook, McRoy & Werner Assenting, Placed on
               Pending with No Date Certain, 4-3; Cook, Seng, & Werner Dissenting)
               (12/2/02 - To have Action 12/16/02)   Fact Sheet (11K),
               Impact Fee Schedule (37K), Motion to Amend (113K)

21)  02R-244   Special Permit 1976 - Application of Willard Giebenrath to develop
               View Pointe North Community Unit Plan for 14 single family acreage
               lots on property generally located at N. 70th Street and Waverly
               Road. (In connection w/02R-245) (Delayed 3 wks to 11/18/02
               with con't public hearing)(11/18/02 - P.H. & Action Delayed to 
               11/25/02)(11/25/02 - Substitute Resolution Adopted, 7-0; Con't
               P.H. & Action Adopted, 7-0; Con't P.H. & Action for one week to
               12/2/02) (12/02/02 - Placed on pending to 1/13/03 w/ continued
               public hearing)

22)  02R-245   Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of View Pointe North
               for 14 lots and 5 outlots with waivers of the required street
               trees, street lighting, landscape screens, sidewalks, cul-de-sac
               length, storm water detention and block length, on property
               generally located at N. 70th Street and  Waverly Road. (In 
               connection w/02R-244) (10/28/02 - Delayed 3 wks to 11/18/02
               with con't public hearing) (11/18/02 - P.H. & Action Delayed to
               11/25/02)(11/25/02 - Substitute Resolution Adopted, 7-0; Con't
               P.H. & Action for one week to 12/2/02) (12/2/03 - Placed on
               pending to 1/13/03 w/continued public hearing)

PENDING LIST    (EXTENDED ONE WEEK, SEE ITEMS 27, 29, 30, 36)

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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) (REMOVED FROM PENDING FOR ACTION ON 1/6/03, 7-0)

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) (WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4427) 

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) (WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4428) 

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 recommend-
               ation 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-appropria-
               tions 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)  02-114    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)

36)            Application of BJT, L.L.C. dba "The Office" for a Class I liquor
               license at 1211 O Street. (10/21/02 - Motion to Reconsider/Withdraw
               application on 10/28/02) (10/28/02 - Placed on pending until
               manager application comes forward) (P.H. & ACTION ON 12/16/02)

37)  02R-259   Comp. Plan Amendment 02001.A - Application of Realty Trust Group to
               amend the 2025 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to
               change the designation from Agriculture to Urban Residential
               and Commercial uses, on property generally located at the northeast
               corner of 84th and Van Dorn Streets. (11/18/02-Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (241K)

38)  02R-261   Comp. Plan Amendment 02001.B - Application of Realty Trust Group to
               amend the 2025 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to change
               the designation from Agriculture to Urban Residential and Commercial
               uses, on property generally located at the southeast corner of 84th
               and South Streets. (11/18/02 - Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (100K)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE 
  PUBLIC HEARING ON DECEMBER 16, 2002, 1:30 P.M.:                (APPROVED, 7-0)  

39)  02R-293   Reappointing June Remington and Tom Schleich to the Lincoln 
               Electric System Administrative Board for a three-year term
               expiring December 31, 2005.

40)  02R-294   Reappointing Nicole Simon to the Lincoln-Lancaster Women's
               Commission for a two-year term expiring January 1, 2005.

41)  02R-296   Reappointing Glenn Friendt to the District Energy Corporation
               for a two-year term expiring December 31, 2004.

42)  02R-295   Accepting the report of new and pending claims against the City
               and approving disposition of claims set forth therein for the
               period of November 16 - 30, 2002. Fact Sheet (8K), Exhibit A (21K)

43)  02R-297   Assessing the costs incurred for cutting weeds against the
               various benefitted properties for the period of January 1
               through December 31, 2002. Fact Sheet (51K)


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 (12/11/02) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING (12/16/02).

ANYONE WISHING TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL ON A MATTER NOT ON THIS
AGENDA, AND NOT PLANNED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA, MAY DO SO
AT THIS TIME.


ADJOURNMENT - 3:07 P.M.


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