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       ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
               MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2003, AT 1:30 P.M.


      MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE for the month of February,
      2003 to Thurman Hoskins, Jr. of the Health Dept. in the
                   category of Customer Relations 

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)  Exhibit         Application of Gas 'N Shop Inc. dba "Gas 'N Shop"
                    for a Class "B" liquor license at 4335 N. 70th Street. 
                    (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0, WERNER ABSENT; A-81972)

2)  Exhibit         Manager application of Connie L. Hynek for Gas 'N
                    Shop Inc. dba "Gas 'N Shop" at 4335 N. 70th Street. 
                    (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0, WERNER ABSENT; A-81973)

3)  Exhibit         Application of Gas 'N Shop Inc. dba "Gas 'N Shop"
                    for a Class "B" liquor license at 2243 N. Cotner Blvd. 
                    (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-1, WERNER DISSENTING; A-81974)

4)  Exhibit         Manager application of Connie L. Hynek for Gas 'N
                    Shop Inc. dba "Gas 'N Shop" at 2243 N. Cotner Blvd. 
                    (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-1, WERNER DISSENTING; A-81975)

5)  Exhibit         Application of Yankee Hill Development L.L.C. dba
                    Yankee Hill Country Club for a Class C with catering liquor 
                    license at 7600 San Mateo Lane. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0;
                    A-81976)

6)  Exhibit         Manager application of Bryan Allen Cederburg for
                    Yankee Hill Development L.L.C. dba Yankee Hill Country 
                    Club at 7600 San Mateo Lane. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 
                    7-0; A-81977)

7)  Exhibit         Application of Alfredo Barrera dba "Ay Chihuahua 
                    for a Class "C" liquor license at 2050 Cornhusker Highway. 
                    (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL; 7-0; A-81978)
          

PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING (ITEMS 8-10 HAD 2nd READING)

8)   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)

9)   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)

10)  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)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

11)  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 cafe. (3-3-03 - Con't. Public Hearing & 
                    Action to 3/10/03) (AMENDED, 4-3, COOK, FRIENDT & 
                    SENG DISSENTING; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-81979)

12)  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. (3/03/03 - Con't 
                    Public Hearing & Action to 3/10/03) Fact Sheet (462K)
                    (AMENDED, 6-1, SVOBODA DISSENTING; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-81980)

13)  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) CN12668; City Project 
                    701541).  Fact Sheet (63K) 
                    (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81981)

14)  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)
                    (ACTION DELAYED FOR ONE WEEK TO 3-17-03, 7-0)

15)  03R-58         Special Permit No. 2000 - Application of Janet Crosby for
                    authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the
                    premises, including a request to waive the parking lot paving
                    requirements, on property generally located at 3235 North 35th
                    Street.  Fact Sheet (369K)
                    (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-81982)

16)  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) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81983)

17)  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 Construc-
                    tion Fund Project No. 541002. Fact Sheet (12K) Attachment 1 (208K) Attachment 2 (1.9M)
		    (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81984)

PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES 3RD READING & RESOLUTIONS

18)  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)(3/3/03 - Con't. Public Hearing
                    & Action to 3/10/03) Fact Sheet (197K)
                    (PASSED, 7-0; #18144)

19)  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)(3/3/03 - Con't. Public Hearing & Action to 3/10/03)
                    (AMENDED, 6-2, COOK & SENG DISSENTING, ADOPTED, AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-81985)

20)  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)
                    (3/3/03- Con't. Public Hearing & Action to 3/10/03) Fact Sheet (752K)
                    (P.H. & ACTION DELAYED FOR ONE WEEK TO 3/17/03, 6-0, WERNER ABSENT)

21)  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)
                    (3/3/03- Con't. Public Hearing & Action to 3/10/03)
                    Fact Sheet (718K)
                    (P.H. & ACTION DELAYED FOR ONE WEEK TO 3-17-03, 6-0, WERNER ABSENT)
										
                           - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS 

22)                 The following items have been referred to the Planning Dept.:

                    Change of Zone No. 3396 - Application of Design Associates, 
                        representing Boyce Construction, Inc. for a change of 
                        zone from R-2 to R-4 to construct 32 dwelling units on
                        property located along the west side of 70th Street 
                        north of Adams Street.             
                    Change of Zone No. 3397 - Application of Near South
                        Neighborhood Assn. for a change of zone from R-4
                        to R-2 to modify the residential aspects of the 
                        Franklin Heights Landmark District located at 
                        South 27th and South Streets.
                    Pre-Existing Special Permit No. 20C - Application
                        of NEBCO, Inc. to replace existing concrete batch 
                        facility to height of 85', exceeding the allowable
                        height of 75', on property located at 63rd &
                        Cornhusker Hwy.
                    Special Permit No. 2003 - Application of Design
                        Associates, representing Boyce Construction, Inc.
                        to construct 32 dwelling units on property
                        located along the west side of 70th Street north
                        of Adams Street.

23)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

		    Report of Lincoln Water & WasteWater Recapitulation of 
		    Daily Cash Receipts for the month of February, 2003. 
		    (PLACED ON FILE)

                    Report of City of Lincoln Comprehensive Annual 
                    Financial Report for the FY Ending August 31, 2002. 
                    (PLACED ON FILE)

		    Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunications Occupation 
                    Taxes for the month of January, 2003:  Shaffer Communications,
                    Inc., Alyon Technologies, Inc., IBM Global Services-NS Dic., 
                    Star Number, Inc., United Systems Access Telecom, Quantum 
                    Shift Communications, Bell Atlantic Communications; for the 
                    month of February, 2003:  ATS Mobile Telephone Co., Inc. 
                    (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

24)                 Investment of Funds for February 24 through February 28, 2003.
                    (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-81986)

25)                 Request of Public Works to set a public hearing
                    date of Monday, March 31, 2003 at 5:30 p.m. and place 
                    on the formal City Council Agenda the following:     
		    (APPROVED, 7-0)

                    03-41  To provide authority to pave West
                           South Street, SW 23rd to SW 27th Streets; 
                           and SW 27th Street from West South Street
                           to West A Streets and assess the cost
                           thereof against the benefitted property.

                    03-42  To provide authority to create a re-
                           paving district, being South Coddington
                           Avenue, West O south approximately 1200
                           feet more or less and assess the cost
                           thereof against the benefitted property.
          
                    03-43  To provide authority to grade an open
                           alley, being the east/west alley, North 69th
                           to North 70th Streets, X to Y Streets and 
                           assess the cost thereof against the benefitted 
                           properties.
     
                    03-44  To provide authority to gravel an open alley,
                           being the east/west alley, North 69th to North
                           70th Streets, X & Y Streets and assess the cost 
                           thereof against the benefitted properties.

26)                 Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunications
                    Occupation Taxes for the month of January, 2003: Qwest 
                    Communications, Corp., Alltel Systems of the Midwest, Inc.,
                    Alltel Nebraska, Inc., McLeod USA Telecommunications Services, 
                    Inc., ACN Communication Services, Inc., OnStar Corporation,
                    TracFone Wireless, Inc., Virgin Mobile, USA, Global 
                    Crossing Telecommunications, Inc., AT&T Comm. Of Midwest, 
                    Intellicall Operator Services, Primus Telecommunications, 
                    Inc., Broadwing Telecommunications, Trans National Communica-
                    tions Int'l., Inc., Nebraska Technology & Telecommunications, 
                    Inc., MCI WorldCom Network Service, Inc., Guaranteed Phone 
                    Service, Sprint Spectrum, L.P., Sprint Communication Company
                    Limited Partnership, NOSVA Limited Partnership, Affinity 
                    Network, Inc., Big Planet, Inc., I-LINK Communications, 
                    Inc., Touch America, XO Long Distance Services, Inc., 
                    Teligent Services, Inc., and Alltel Communications of 
                    Nebraska, Inc. (PLACED ONE FILE) 

ORDINANCES - 1ST READING  (ITEM 27 HAD 1ST READING)

27)  03-40          Adopting the supplements to the Lincoln
                    Municipal Code dated June 2002 and December 2002 as 
                    part of the official Lincoln Municipal Code.

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING & RESOLUTIONS FOR ACTION ONLY 

28)  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) Substitute (33K)
                    (SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE PASSED, 7-0; #18145)
										
29)  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)
	            (ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 3/17/03, 5-2, FRIENDT & 
                    SVOBODA DISSENTING)
										
30)  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)
                    (ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 3/17/03, 5-2, FRIENDT & 
                    SVOBODA DISSENTING)
										
31)  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)
                    (ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 3/17/03, 5-2, FRIENDT & 
                    SVOBODA DISSENTING)

32)  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)
                    (ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 3/17/03, 5-2, FRIENDT & 
                    SVOBODA DISSENTING)

33)  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)
                    (ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 3/17/03, 5-2, FRIENDT & 
                    SVOBODA DISSENTING)
 
34)  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 (PASSED, 7-0; #18146)
										
35)  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.
                    (PASSED, 7-0; #18147)

PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN - NONE 

PENDING LIST     (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

36)  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)

37)  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)

38)  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)

39)  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)

40)  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)
  
41)  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)

42)  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)

43)  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)

44)  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 17, 2003, 1:30 P.M.:                (APPROVED, 7-0)    

45)  03R-62         Accepting the report of new and pending claims
                    against the City and approving disposition of
                    claims set forth therein for the period of
                    February 16 - 28, 2003. Fact Sheet (7K) Attachment (37K)

46)  03R-63         Authorizing the filing of applications with the
                    United States Department of Transportation for
                    financial assistance during Fiscal Year 2003-2004
                    (September 1, 2003 - August 31, 2004). Fact Sheet (58K)

47)  03R-64         Ordering Paving District No. 2624 constructed in
                    the frontage road which parallels Highway 77 north
                    from Holland Road south approximately 1,375 feet.
                    Fact Sheet (55K)

48)  03R-65         Approving an Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement
                    between the City and County for a Local Air
                    Pollution Control Program for assessing fees for
                    carbon monoxide emissions to create fees for the
                    administration of variances and a fee payment
                    schedule; to amend definitions; and to change the
                    fee structure of construction permits to a per-
                    hour basis.

49)  03R-61         Approving the appointment of Dr. Christopher Kent to 
                    the Emergency Medical Services Board for a three-year
                    term to expire March 28, 2006.


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     CURRENT AGENDA, OR NOT SCHEDULED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE
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     WEDNESDAY (3/12/03) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY
     COUNCIL MEETING (3/17/03).

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     AGENDA, AND NOT PLANNED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA, MAY DO
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