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      ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
               MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2003, AT 1:30 P.M.

	            ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

                ANNUAL MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
   Presented to Richard Slama & Ron Eriksen, Jr., Dept. of Health
    & Honorable Mention to Russell Murray of PW&U Water Division
                                

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS - NONE

PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING (ITEM 1 HAD 2nd READING)

1)   03-45          Change of Zone 3395 - App. of Martin Luther
                    Homes Nebraska Housing for a change from B-1
                    Local Business to R-5 Residential on property
                    generally located at N. 63rd and Y St.
                    Fact Sheet (525K)
          

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

2)   03R-66	  Reappointing Dr. Hena Roy, Ed Schneider, Tony
                    Messineo, & Larry Hudkins to the Lincoln-
                    Lancaster County Board of Health for three-
                    year terms expiring April 15, 2006. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82001)
										
3)   03R-67         Appointing Jose Soto & Bruce Baker to the
                    Community Development Task Force to fill
                    unexpired terms expiring Aug. 31, 2004 & Aug.
                    31, 2003, respectively. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82002)
                    Applications (159K)
										
4)   03R-68         Appointing Janet C. Lu to the Lincoln-
                    Lancaster Women's Commission for a two-year
                    term expiring March 1, 2005. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82003)
                    Application (128K)
										
5)   03R-69         Ordering Water Dist. 1190 constructed in N.W.
                    6th St. from W. Dawes to W. Saunders. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82004)
                    Fact Sheet (54K)
										
6)   03R-70         Approving an Interlocal Agreement with the
                    Railroad Transportation Safety Dist. for funding
                    of Phase 1 of the Antelope Valley Project. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82005)
                    Fact Sheet (60K) Exhibit (71K)
										
7)   03R-71         Special Permit 1423F - App. of D & M
                    Development L.L.C. to amend HiMark Estates
                    Community Unit Plan to identify certain lots
                    as duplex lots with zero setback on all lot
                    lines, at the east end of Augusta Dr. generally
                    located at S. 84th St. & Old Cheney Rd. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82006)
                    Fact Sheet (279K)
										
8)   03R-73         Approving an Agreement with Lower Platte S.
                    Natural Resource District to maintain the
                    City's Wetland Mitigation Bank. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82007) Fact Sheet (59K)
                    Attachment (135K)

9)   03R-74         Approving a Golf  License Agreement between
                    the City & Timothy L. Rowland for professional
                    golf services at Pioneers Golf Course & Clubhouse
                    for a period from February 16, 2003 through April 
                    30, 2006. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82008) Fact Sheet (44K) Exhibit (33K)
                    Agreement (341K

10)  03R-75         Approving a Golf  License Agreement between
                    the City & Denis M. Vontz for professional
                    golf services at Highlands Golf Course &
                    Clubhouse for a period from February 16, 2003
                    through April 30, 2006. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82009)Fact Sheet (55K) Exhibit (45K)
                    Agreement (370K)

11)  Resolution     Application of Sesostris Shrine at 1717
                    Yolande Ave. to conduct a raffle within the
                    City of Lincoln from April 21, 2003 through
                    July 19, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82010) Application (127K)

                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

12)                 Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 7,
                    2003 @ 1:30 p.m. for Manager Application of
                    Scott A. Schlatter for HyVee, Inc. DBA Hy-Vee
                    #5 located at 7151 Stacy Lane. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82011)

13)                 The following items have been referred to the
                    Planning Dept.:
                    Change of Zone 3392 - App. of Aspen Builders,
                         Inc. for a change from AGR to R-3 to
                         develop residential lots on property
                         located at West "A" Street and N.W. 27th
                         Street.   
                    Change of Zone 3401 - App. of City of
                         Lincoln, Catholic Bishop of Lincoln, and
                         B & J Partnership for a change from R-6
                         to B-3 for the redevelopment of a half
                         block for an adult residential treatment
                         program and administrative offices on
                         property located at 2645 P Street, 2601
                         P Street and 135 N. 27th Street.  
                    Special Permit 384E - App. of Tabitha, Inc.
                         to allow construction of a new
                         Rehabilitation Center for both in-
                         patients and out-patients and to add 14
                         new private nursing beds on the third
                         floor on property located at 4720
                         Randolph Street.
                    Special Permit 2006 - App. of Steven Huggenburger
                         to build a new addition to existing property 
			 located at 2400 S. 120th Street, Walton, NE. 
			 (Note: Within 3-mile limit)

14)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

		    Investment of Funds for March 17, through March 21, 2003.
                    (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82012)

                    Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 7, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. 
                    for the application of St. Thomas Aquinas Church to conduct a 
                    lottery in the City of Lincoln for the period of June 1, 2003 - 
                    August 31, 2003 and five raffles from Oct. 1, 2003 to Oct. 31; 
                    Nov. 1 - Nov. 30; Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2003; Jan. 1 - Jan. 31; and 
                    Feb. 1 - Feb. 28,  2004. (APPROVED, 7-0)	

		    Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunications Occupation Taxes
                    for February, 2003: Guaranteed Phone Service and ATT Wireless PCS 
                    LLC. (PLACED ON FILE) 

		    Report from City Treasurer of Franchise Tax for February, 2003 
                    from Aquila. (PLACED ON FILE)

		    Formal Paving Petition for Paving District No. 2625 from North 
                    57th Street from Fremont to Hartley Streets, submitted by Roland 
                    and Anna Rowland. (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)

		    Clerk's Letter and Mayor's approval or ordinances & resolutions 
                    passed by Council on March 17, 2003. (PLACED ON FILE)

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

15)                 Investment of Funds for March 10 through March 14, 2003.
                    (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82013)
               
16)                 Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunications
                    Occupation Taxes for January, 2003:  Working Assets
                    Funding Service, Inc.; Cricket Communications, Inc.; 
                    February, 2003: TeleCorp Communications, Inc.;
                    VARTEC Telecom; NPCR, Inc.; USA Paging, LLC; and
                    OCMC, Inc. (PLACED ON FILE)

ORDINANCES - 1st READING (ITEMS 17 - 24 HAD 1st READING)

17)  03-41          Creating Paving Dist. 2626 in W. South St.,
                    S.W. 23rd St. to S.W. 27th St., S.W. 27th St.
                    from W. South St. to W. A St. & assessing the
                    costs thereof against the benefitted
                    property.

18)  03-42          Creating Re-paving Dist. 156 in S.
                    Coddington Ave., W. O St. south approx. 1200
                    feet & assessing the costs thereof against
                    the benefitted property.

19)  03-43          Creating Grading Dist. 151 in the east/west
                    alley, N. 69th to N. 70th Sts., X St. to Y
                    St., & assessing the costs thereof against
                    the benefitted property.

20)  03-44          Creating Graveling Dist. 340 in the
                    east/west alley, N. 69th to N. 70th St., X
                    St. to Y St., & assessing the costs thereof
                    against the benefitted property.

21)  03-46          Renaming S. 30th St. between O'Hanlon Dr. &
                    Grainger Parkway as "Laytonjohn Lane."
                    Fact Sheet (50K)
										
22)  03-47          Approving a three-year/5,000 hour lease
                    agreement between the City & Elgin Sweeper
                    Company to provide a four-wheeled street
                    sweeper for sweeping of residential &
                    arterial streets.
                    Fact Sheet (56K) Attachment (438K)
										
23)  03-48          Amending Chapter 9.24 of the Lincoln
                    Municipal Code to provide that it shall be
                    unlawful for any person convicted of
                    violating specified state and local theft
                    offenses twice within ten years to pawn or
                    sell any property to a pawnbroker or second-
                    hand jewelry dealer within the City of
                    Lincoln.

24)  03-49          Amending Chapter 9.36 of the Lincoln
                    Municipal Code relating to weapons to make it
                    unlawful for any person to possess a firearm
                    within the corporate limits or on any
                    property of the City of Lincoln outside the
                    corporate limits when that person has been
                    convicted of violating specified state and
                    local offenses within ten years; to make it
                    unlawful for any person to keep a firearm in
                    an unattended motor vehicle; and to provide a
                    definition for the term "firearm".

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING FOR ACTION ONLY 

25)  03-40          Adopting the supplements to the Lincoln
                    Municipal Code dated June 2002 & December
                    2002 as part of the official Lincoln
                    Municipal Code. (PASSED, 7-0; #18151)

REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION & ACTION

26)  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) (3/17/03 - LOST AS AMENDED, 3-4; 
                    COOK, MCROY, SENG, WERNER DISSENTING) (MOTION TO 
                    RECONSIDER, 7-0; MOTION TO HAVE P.H. & ACTION IN 
                    THREE WEEKS ON 4/14/03, 7-0)
                    Fact Sheet (10K), Attachment (25K)

PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN - NONE 

PENDING LIST        (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

27)  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)

28)  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)

29)  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)
										
30)  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)
										
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) Fact Sheet (699K)

33)  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)

34)  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)

35)  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)

36)  03-21          Amending the corporate limits of the City by
                    annexing approx. 39.9 acres of property
                    generally located northwest of the
                    intersection of S. 84th St. & Hwy. 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)  (3/10/03 - Action
                    Delayed to 3/17/03) (3/17/03 - Placed on
                    Pending) Fact Sheet (257K) Substitute (28K)

37)  03-22          Change of Zone 3373 - App. of Pine Lake
                    Development, L.L.C. for a change from AGR
                    Agricultural Residential to R-3 Residential &
                    O-3 Office Park on property generally located
                    northwest of the intersection of S. 84th St.
                    & Highway 2. (In connection w/03-21, 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)  (3/10/03 - Action Delayed to
                    3/17/03) (3/17/03 - Placed on Pending)
                    Fact Sheet (298K)
										
38)  03R-26         Accepting & approving the preliminary plat of
                    Pine Lake Plaza for nine residential lots, 12
                    lots for office/commercial & three outlots,
                    with waivers to the required intersection
                    platforms, non-radial or perpendicular side
                    lot lines, reconstruction of Pine Lake Rd. to
                    urban section, turning lane depth, sewer
                    system running opposite street grades &
                    deeper than standards, sidewalks, maximum
                    block length, & pedestrian way easement, on
                    property generally located northwest of the
                    intersection of S. 84th St. & Hwy. 2.  (In
                    connection w/03-21, 03-22, 03R-26, 03R-
                    27)  (2/3/03 - 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)  (3/10/03 - Action
                    Delayed to 3/17/03) (3/17/03 - Placed on
                    Pending) Fact Sheet (814K)

39)  03R-27         Use Permit 145 - App. of Pine Lake
                    Development L.L.C. to develop 192,900 sq. ft.
                    of office & commercial floor space, with a
                    waiver of minimum yard requirements, on
                    property generally located northwest of the
                    intersection of S. 84th St. & Hwy. 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)  (3/17/03 - Action
                    Delayed to 3/17/03)  (3/17/03 - Placed on
                    Pending) Fact Sheet (737K)

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE 
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MARCH 31, 2003, 5:30 P.M.:                      (APPROVED, 7-0)            

40)  03R-72         Accepting the report of new & pending claims
                    against the City & approving disposition of
                    claims set forth therein for the period of
                    March 1 - 15, 2003. Fact Sheet (7K), Attachment (37K)

41)  03R-76         Reappointing Dennis Biggerstaff to the
                    Heating, Ventilating & Cooling Examiners
                    Board for a three-year term expiring April 4,
                    2006.

42)  03R-77         Appointing Norman H. Agena to the Government
                    Access & Information Committee to fill an
                    unexpired term expiring January 1, 2004.

43)   03R-85	  A resolution in support of placing a high 
                    priority on maintaining adequate funding for 
                    the University of Nebraska. (MOTION TO WAIVE
                    COUNCIL RULES TO ADD THIS ITEM TO THE AGENDA 
                    AND HAVE PUBLIC HEARING NEXT WEEK, 7-0)


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     CURRENT AGENDA, OR NOT SCHEDULED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE
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     WEDNESDAY (3/26/03) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY
     COUNCIL MEETING (4/7/03).

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