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               ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                           MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2003, AT 1:30 P.M.

                              ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)  Exhibit   Application of Leo Scherer dba "Sky Lounge" for a
               Class "C" liquor license at 3200 N.W. 12th Street. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-81957)
          

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

 2)   03-34    Authorizing an Agreement between the
               City and Ridge Development Co. and
               Southview Inc. for an exchange of three
               City owned residential lots (Lots 16,
               17, and 18, Olympic Heights 1st
               Addition) for a one-acre outlot (Outlot
               "A", Block 5, Highlands West 1st Addition). 
               Exhibit

 3)   03-35    Amending Section 12.08.070 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to change the regular hours
               parks are open to the public from 6:00 a.m.
               to midnight, to 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and
               establishing hours of operation for Pioneers
               Park and for commuter/recreation trails.

 4)   03-36    Change of Zone 3386 - Application of Gary and
               Carolyn Christensen and Delisi Brothers, Inc.
               for a change of zone from H-3 Highway
               Commercial to I-1 Industrial on property
               generally located southwest of S. Coddington
               Ave. and W. O Street.(In connection w/03R-50)
               Fact Sheet (197K)
               (CON'T. PUBLIC HEARING TO 3/10/03, 7-0)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 5)   03R-21   Approving an Agreement between the City,
               County, and United Way for the Implementation
               of the Community Based Human Needs Assessment
               in connection with the University of Nebraska
               Public Policy Center.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81958)

 6)   03R-44   Appointing Rob D. Hackwith to the Cable Advisory
               Board to fill an unexpired term expiring July 1,
               2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81959)

 7)   03R-45   Approving a resolution directing the submission of
               a proposed general obligation bond issue, not more
               than ten million dollars, for extension of
               improvements to the City's storm sewer and
               drainage system at the May 6, 2003,  City general
               election.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81960)

 8)   03R-46   Ordering Sidewalk Improvement District 94
               constructed in the area bounded on the north by
               Fletcher Ave., on the east by 84th Street, on the
               south by Yankee Hill Road, and on the west by N.W.
               27th Street. Fact Sheet (56K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81961)

 9)   03R-47   Authorizing Nader Sepahpur dba Osoburrito to
               occupy a portion of the public right-of-way at
               1451 O Street for use as a sidewalk caf‚. 
               (CON'T. PUBLIC HEARING & DELAYED ACTION TO 
               3/10/03, 7-0)

10)  03R-48    Authorizing the acquisition of right-of-way for
               improvements in Holdrege Street, east of 84th
               Street in connection with the development of
               Morning Glory Estates. Fact Sheet (60K)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81962)

11)  03R-49    Approving Moose Loyal Order 175 at 4901 N. 56th
               Street as a Keno satellite site. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81963)

12)  03R-50    Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of G
               & C Addition for 15 lots and 1 outlot, with
               waivers of the required street frontage, street
               paving, curb and gutter, sidewalks, street trees,
               and turnaround at dead-end streets, on property
               generally located southwest of S. Coddington Ave.
               and W. O Street.(In connection w/03-36)
               (CON'T. PUBLIC HEARING & DELAYED ACTION TO 
               3/10/03, 7-0)

13)  03R-51    Special Permit 1968 - Application of the Carol C.
               Ketelhut Irrevocable Trust to develop Pioneer
               Ridge Community Unit Plan consisting of 7 single
               family acreages on property generally located at
               S. 112th Street and Pioneer Blvd.(In connection
               w/03R-52) Fact Sheet (417K)
                (CON'T. PUBLIC HEARING& DELAYED ACTION TO 
               3/10/03, 7-0)

14)  03R-52    Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Pioneer Ridge consisting of 7 lots and 3 outlots,
               with waivers of the required street trees, street
               lighting, landscape screens, sidewalks and block
               length, on property generally located at S. 112th
               Street and Pioneers Blvd.(In connection w/03R-51)
               Fact Sheet (718K)
               (CON'T. PUBLIC HEARING & DELAYED ACTION TO 3/10/03, 7-0)

15)  03R-53    Special Permit 1971 - Application of Valcom
               Wireless Corp. to install a 143' wireless
               communications facility with five carriers, with
               waivers of the fall zone and landscaping, on
               property generally located southwest of the
               intersection of Havelock Ave. and Cornhusker Hwy.
               Fact Sheet (462K)
               (CON'T. PUBLIC HEARING & DELAY ACTION TO 3/10/03,
               5-2; CAMP, SVOBODA DISSENTING)
							 
16)  03R-54    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth therein for the period of
               February 1 - 15, 2003. Exhibit Fact Sheet (7K)
               (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0;A-81964)

17)  03R-55    Approving the Broom Factory Redevelopment
               Agreement between the City and B&J Partnership for
               the redevelopment of property generally located at
               1025 and 1017 N. 27th Street. (AMENDED, EXHIBIT "D",
               7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-81965)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES 3RD READING 

18)  03-32     Amending Section 4.24.070 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to the powers and
               duties of the Lincoln Electric System
               Administrative Board to authorize the Lincoln
               Electric System to provide telecommunications
               services. (2/24/03 - Public Hearing &
               Action Continued  to 3/3/03) Exhibit
               (ADOPTED, 5-2; CAMP, SVOBODA DISSENTING; #18138)


                     - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS 

19)            Setting the Hearing Date of March 17, 2003 for
               Man. App. of Mark Johnson for Vincenzo's Inc. dba
               Vincenzo's Ristorante at 808 P Street #100. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; CAMP, CONFLICT OF INTEREST;
               A-81966)


20)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Ordinances
               and Resolutions passed by Council on February 24, 2003.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

               Approving the distribution of funds representing
               interest earnings on short-term investments of Idle
               Funds during the month ended January 2003. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81967)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

21)            Report from City Treasurer of Cash on Hand at the
               close of business January 31, 2003.(PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING (ITEMS 22 THRU 24 HAD 1ST READINGS)

22)  03-37     Approving a transfer of unspent and
               unencumbered appropriations and cash between
               certain capital improvements projects within
               the Water Construction Fund and Street
               Construction Fund within the Public Works &
               Utilities Department. Fact Sheet (58K)

23)  03-38     Amending Chapter 8.32 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to establish an occupation tax
               of $7.00 per ton on refuse and special waste
               collected within the City and $7.00 per ton
               occupation tax on refuse and special waste
               collected outside the corporate limits of the
               City and within Lancaster County that is
               deposited in the City's sanitary landfill. 
               Fact Sheet (60K)

24)  03-39     Change of Zone 3393 - Application of B&J
               Partnership for a change of zone from I-1
               Industrial District to B-3 Commercial
               District on property generally located at
               1019 North 27th Street. Fact Sheet (219K)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING & RESOLUTIONS FOR ACTION ONLY 

25)  03-27      Creating Paving District No. 2625 in North
                57th Street between Fremont Street and
                Hartley Street and assessing the costs
                thereof against the benefitted properties.
                Fact Sheet (6K)
                (AMENDED, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0; #18139)
		
26)  03-28      Creating Water District No. 1190 in N.W. 6th
                Street from West Dawes to West Saunders and
                assessing the costs thereof against the
                benefitted properties. Fact Sheet (5K)
                (PASSED, 7-0; #18140)

27)  03-29      Amending Chapter 8.46 of the Lincoln
                Municipal Code to change the cutting height
                for vegetation from six inches to twelve inches.
                (LOST, 0-7; #38-4438)

28)  03-30      Approving a Sublease Agreement between the
                City and WORKNET/Career Design, Inc. 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. Exhibit
                (PASSED, 7-0; #18141)

29)  03-31      Change of Zone 3381 - Application of Susan
                and Donald Brouse, Thomas Folsom and National
                Bank of Commerce Trust and Savings
                Association for a change of zone from AG
                Agricultural to R-3 Residential, R-4
                Residential, P Public Use, H-4 General
                Commercial and O-3 Office Park on property
                generally located southwest of the
                intersection of S. 27th Street and Porter
                Ridge Road. (In connection w/03R-38, 03R-
                39, 03R-40, 03R-41) Fact Sheet (708K)
                (PASSED, 7-0; #18142)
								
30)  03R-38     Special Permit 1988 - Application of Susan and
                Donald Brouse, Thomas Folsom, and National Bank of
                Commerce Trust and Savings Association to develop
                Tamarin Ridge Community Unit Plan consisting of
                441 dwelling units, with waivers of the required
                maximum height, to defer review and approval of
                site plans, ground signs, and landscape plans to
                the time of building permits, on property
                generally located southwest of the intersection of
                South 27th Street and Porter Ridge Road.(In
                connection w/03-31, 03R-39, 03R-40, 03R-41)
                (2/24/03 - Delayed action to 3/3/03) Fact Sheet (583K)
                (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81968)

31)  03R-39     Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
                Tamarin Ridge consisting of approximately 78 lots
                and 2 outlots, on property generally located
                southwest of the intersection of South 27th Street
                and Porter Ridge Road.(In connection w/03-31,
                03R-38, 03R-40, 03R-41)(2/24/03 - Delayed
                action to 3/3/03) Fact Sheet (542K)
                (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81969)

32)  03R-40     Special Permit 1989 - Application of Susan and
                Donald Brouse, Thomas Folsom and National Bank of
                Commerce Trust and Savings Association to allow
                approximately 115,000 sq. ft. of office/commercial
                space, including an automobile dealership, with
                waivers to the front, side and rear yard setbacks
                and to defer review and approval of site plans,
                ground signs and required landscape plans until
                the time of building permits, on property
                generally located southwest of the intersection of
                South 27th Street and Porter Ridge Road.(In
                connection w/>03-31, 03R-38, 03R-39, 03R-41)
                (2/24/03 - Delayed action to 3/3/03) 
                Fact Sheet (487K)
                (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81970)

33)  03R-41     Use Permit 147 - Application of Susan and Donald
                Brouse, Thomas Folsom and National Bank of
                Commerce Trust and Savings Association to develop
                26,500 sq. ft. of office space, including a drive-
                thru bank facility, and to defer review and
                approval of site plans, ground signs and required
                landscape plans until the time of building
                permits, on property generally located southwest
                of the intersection of South 27th Street and
                Porter Ridge Road.(In connection w/03-31, 
                03R-38, 03R-39,03R-40) (2/24/03 - Delayed action to
                3/3/03) Fact Sheet (479K)
                (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81971)

34)  03-33      Amending Section 5.04.066(c) of the Lincoln
                Municipal Code to allow special designated
                licenses (SDLs) for golf-related events at
                the four 18-hole City golf courses and
                authorizing the City Clerk to approve such
                special designated licenses. (PASSED, 6-1; 
                SVOBODA DISSENTING; #18143)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN 

35)  03-23      Amending the corporate limits of the City by
                annexing approximately 7.1 acres of property
                generally located at South 91st Street and
                Pine Lake Road. (In connection w/03-24,
                03R-33, 03R-34)(2/03/03 - P.H.
                con't w/Action to 2/10/03) (2/10/03 - Public
                Hearing & Action Delayed 2 wks. to 2/24/03)
                (2/24/03 - Delay Action 2 weeks to 3/10/03) 
                Fact Sheet (24K)

36)  03-21      Amending the corporate limits of the City by
                annexing approximately 39.9 acres of property
                generally located northwest of the
                intersection of South 84th Street and Highway
                2.(In connection w/03-22, 03R-25, 03R-26,
                03R-27) (2/03/03 - P.H. con't. w/3rd
                reading on 2/10/03). (2/10/03 - Public
                Hearing & Action Delayed 2 wks. to 2/24/03)
                (2/24/03 - Delay Action 2 weeks to 3/10/03)
                Fact Sheet (257K)
								
37)  03-22      Change of Zone 3373 - Application of Pine
                Lake Development, L.L.C. for a change of zone
                from AGR Agricultural Residential to R-3
                Residential and O-3 Office Park on property
                generally located northwest of the
                intersection of South 84th Street and Highway
                2.(In connection w/03-21, 03R-25, 03R-26,
                03R-27) (2/03/02 - P.H. con't w/3rd
                reading on 2/10/03).(2/10/03 - Public
                Hearing & Action Delayed 2 wks. to
                2/24/03) (2/24/03 - Delay Action 2
                weeks to 3/10/03) Fact Sheet (298K)
								
38)  03R-25    Approving an Annexation Agreement between Pine
               Lake Development L.L.C., Stanley L. Portsche and
               Grace A. Portsche, Mid-American Union Conference
               Association of Seventh Day Adventists, and the
               City of Lincoln outlining certain conditions and
               understandings with regards to the annexation of
               approximately 41 acres of property generally
               located west of 84th Street and north of Highway
               2. (In connection w/03-21, 03-22, 03R-26, 03R-
               27) (2/03/03 - P.H. con't w/Action to 2/10/03)
               (2/10/03 - Public Hearing & Action Delayed 2
               wks. to 2/24/03) (2/24/03 - Delay Action 2
               weeks to 3/10/03) Fact Sheet (10K), Attachment (25K)

39)  03R-26    Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Pine Lake Plaza for nine residential lots, 12 lots
               for office/commercial and three outlots, with
               waivers to the required intersection platforms,
               non-radial or perpendicular side lot lines,
               reconstruction of Pine Lake Road to urban section,
               turning lane depth, sewer system running opposite
               street grades and deeper than standards,
               sidewalks, maximum block length, and pedestrian
               way easement, on property generally located
               northwest of the intersection of South 84th Street
               and Highway 2. (In connection w/03-21, 03-22,
               03R-26, 03R-27) (P.H. con't w/Action to
               2/10/03) (2/10/03 - Public Hearing & Action
               Delayed 2 wks. to 2/24/03)(2/24/03 - Delay
               Action 2 weeks to 3/10/03) Fact Sheet (814K)

40)  03R-27    Use Permit 145 - Application of Pine Lake
               Development L.L.C. to develop 192,900 square feet
               of office and commercial floor space, with a
               waiver of minimum yard requirements, on property
               generally located northwest of the intersection of
               South 84th Street and Highway 2.(In connection
               w/03-21, 03-22, 03R-25, 03R-26) (2/03/03 -
               P.H. con't w/Action to 2/10/03) (2/10/03 - Public
               Hearing & Action Delayed 2 wks. to 2/24/03)
               (2/24/03 - Delay Action 2 weeks to 3/10/03)
               Fact Sheet (737K)


PENDING LIST (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

41)  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)

42)  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)

43)  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)

44)  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)

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 -Placed on Pending until policy recommendation
               from Urban Development) Fact Sheet (699K)

47)  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)

48)  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)

49)  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 MARCH 10, 2003, 1:30 P.M.: (APPROVED, 7-0)    

50)  03R-56   Authorizing the Mayor to execute a multi-year
              contract when funding comes from more than one
              fiscal year C.I.P. budget for Salt Creek Bridge
              replacement, water main and sewer construction at
              West A Street (State Project BR-STPC-5220(2) CN
              12668; City Project 701541). Fact Sheet (63K)

51)  03R-57   Amending Resolution No. A-79667 to reduce the
              landfill tipping fee for refuse and special wastes
              charged at the Bluff Road Landfill from $17.00 per
              ton to $10.00 per ton; to reduce the cubic yard
              fees in the same proportion and to change minimum
              fees charged at the Bluff Road Landfill, as a
              result of implementing an occupation tax to fund
              the City's various integrated solid waste
              programs. Fact Sheet (61K)

52)  03R-58   Special Permit No. 2000 - Application of Janet
              Crosby for authority to sell alcoholic beverages
              for consumption on the premise, including a
              request to waive the parking lot paving
              requirements, on property generally located at
              3235 North 35th Street. Fact Sheet (369K)

53)  03R-59   Special Permit No. 2001 - Application of FB
              Northstar, L.L.C. for authority to sell alcoholic
              beverages for consumption off the premises on
              property generally located east of the
              intersection of North 33rd Street and North 33rd
              Circle. Fact Sheet (227K)

54)  03R-60   Authorizing approval of a redevelopment agreement
              under the Nebraska Community Development Law for a
              downtown entertainment center on a portion of the
              City block from 11th to 12th and O to P Streets;
              authorizing acquisition of the necessary property
              for the Project, including condemnation if
              necessary; and approving a transfer of funds for
              the re-alignment of 12th Street from O to N
              Streets from Downtown Redevelopment Fund 425 to
              Street Construction Fund Project No. 541002.
              Fact Sheet (12K)

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