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          ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
               MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2003, AT 1:30 P.M.

                ALL MEMBERS PRESENT, EXCEPT WERNER

  NOTE: CITY  COUNCIL  MEETINGS  SCHEDULE  FOR  APRIL, 2003
                  APRIL 21, 2003 - 5:30 P.M.
                  APRIL 28, 2003 - 1:30 P.M.

                 MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
      presented to Brock Wagner of the Lincoln Police Dept.
          in the categories of Safety and Productivity.                           

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)  Application    Application of Viviana Grassi-Larsen dba "Sur
                   Tango Bar & Cafe" for an upgrade of a Class "I"
                   liquor license to Class "C" at 1228 P Street. 
                   (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-82037)

2)  Application    Application of JAN-AL Inc. dba "Simply Paradise
                   Social Hall" for a Class "I" liquor license at
                   3235 North 35th Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-82038)

3)  Application    Manager application of Janet L. Crosby for JAN-AL
                   Inc. dba "Simply Paradise Social Hall" at 3235
                   North 35th Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-82039)

PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING (ITEMS 4 & % HAD 2ND READING)

4)   03-55     Vacating the north-south alley from the north line
               of vacated Hatch Street running northwesterly
               between Lot 18, Block 33, Wrington Addition, and
               Lot 146 I.T., in the Southeast Quarter of Section
               35, Township 10 North, Range 6 East, generally
               located at 7th and vacated Hatch Streets.
               Fact Sheet (284K)
							 
5)   03-56     Vacating West M Street from the west line of South
               Coddington Avenue to its termination,
               approximately 300 feet west of the west line of
               South Coddington Avenue. Fact Sheet (219K)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

6)   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)
               (3/24/03 - To have Public Hearing & Action on 
               4/14/03) Fact Sheet (10K), Attachment (25K)
               (MOTION TO DELAY ONE WEEK, 3-3, CAMP, FRIENDT, & SVOBODA
               DISSENTING; MOTION TO ADOPT, 3-3, COOK, MCROY, & SENG DISSENTING;
               DUE TO TIE VOTE WILL CARRY OVER FOR ACTION ONLY TO 4/21/03)

7)   03R-88    Amending the University Place Redevelopment Plan
               to provide for the acquisition of blighted and
               substandard commercial/industrial properties for
               the purpose of redevelopment, including Green's
               Furnace and Plumbing Company building and property
               in the vicinity of 48th and Madison Ave. 
               Fact Sheet (324K) (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82040)

8)   03R-89    Approving a waiver of the Land Subdivision
               Ordinance requirements for the installation of
               street trees, street lights, sidewalks, paving and
               floodplain requirements in the Jacobson Addition
               Administrative Final Plat on property generally
               located at South 7th and N Streets. Fact Sheet (211K)
	       (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82041)

9)   03R-90    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth therein for the period of March 
               16 - 31, 2003. Fact Sheet (7K) Exhibit
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82042)

10)  03R-91    Declaring the official intent of the City to
               reimburse certain expenses in connection with the
               Lincoln Mall Redevelopment Project from the
               proceeds of the City of Lincoln, Nebraska Lincoln
               Mall Redevelopment Project Tax Allocation Bonds.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82043)
               
11)  03R-92    Declaring the official intent of the City to
               reimburse certain expenses in connection with the
               Entertainment Center/Old Federal Building
               Redevelopment Project from the proceeds of the
               City of Lincoln, Nebraska Entertainment Center/Old
               Federal Building Redevelopment Project Tax
               Allocation Bonds. (MOTION TO AMEND, 6-0; ADOPTED AS 
               AMENDED, 6-0; A-82044)
     
                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

12)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 28, 2003 
               @ 1:30 p.m. for the manager application of Joshua
               J. Deery for Lonestar Steakhouse & Saloon
               of Nebraska, Inc. dba Lone Star Steakhouse &
               Saloon, located at 200 N.70th St. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82045)

13)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 28, 2003
               @ 1:30 p.m. for the manager application of Gerri
               A. Anderson for Fontenelle Oil Co. dba Holiday
               Stationstore #117, located at 2200 N. 48th St.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82046)

14)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Informal petition for creation of a Paving District on Morgan
	       Street from West Benton, north approximately 350 ft. submitted
               by Mike Poe. (REFERRED TO PUBLIC WORKS)

               Report of City Treasurer of Monthly Cash Report fro the month
               of April, 2003. (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

15)            Investment of Funds from March 31 through April 4, 2003.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82047)

16)            Report of City Treasurer of Telecommunications
               Occupation Tax for the fourth quarter of 2002:
               AmeriVision Communications, Inc.; amended -
               AmeriVision Communications, Inc.; for the month of
               February, 2003: Alyon Technologies, Inc.; IBM
               Global Services - NS Div.; Star Number, Inc.;
               United Systems Access Telecom; Quantum Shift
               Communications; Intellicall Operator Services;
               Bell Atlantic Communications; Nebraska Technology
               & Telecommunications, Inc.; for the month of
               March, 2003:  ATS Mobile Telephone Co., Inc.  
               (PLACED ON FILE)

ORDINANCES - 1st READING (ITEMS 17 - 22 HAD 1ST READING)

17)  03-57     Vacating R Street from the east line of 9th
               Street to the west line of 10th Street. 
               Fact Sheet (203K)

18)  03-58     Declaring approximately 0.3 acres of the
               Highlands South Park property located at W.
               Katleman Drive and N.W. Fairway Drive, as
               surplus and authorizing the sale thereof.
               Fact Sheet (266K)
							 
19)  03-61     Amending Chapter 12.20 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to expand the types of
               landscape plantings allowed within the
               sidewalk space in public right-of-way areas.

20)  03-59     Amending Chapter 14.80 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to Sidewalk
               Construction by amending Section 14.80.010 to
               designate permitted uses of the space between
               the lot line and curb (sidewalk space) and
               adding a new section numbered 14.80.015 to
               provide for the use of decorative gravel or
               rock mulch in the sidewalk space.

21)  03-60     Approving a multi-year contract between the
               City and the Nebraska Department of
               Environmental Quality for the planning,
               consulting, engineering, design, and
               construction activities and costs associated
               with the Water Quality Rehabilitation Project
               at Holmes Lake. Fact Sheet (63K) Attachment (609K)

22)  03-62     Amending various chapters of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to change references to "Fire
               Department" to "Fire and Rescue Department".

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

23)  03-50     Approving a contract between the City and the
               Lincoln Haymarket Development Corp. to
               operate and regulate a Saturday public market
               in the Haymarket area from May 3, 2003,
               through October 25, 2003. (PASSED, 6-0; #18159)
               Fact Sheet (53K) Attachments (339K)
							 
24)  03-51     Approving a contract between the City and the
               Downtown Lincoln Association to operate and
               regulate a Tuesday Open-Air Market in the
               area of 12th Street from Q to R Streets and R
               Street from 12th to 13th Streets from June 3,
               2003 through June 24, 2003. (PASSED, 6-0; #18160)
               Fact Sheet (55K) Attachments (300K)
							 
25)  03-52     Change of Zone 3397 - Application of the Near
               South Neighborhood Association for a change
               of zone from R-4 Residential to R-2
               Residential on property generally located at
               S. 24th Street to S. 26th Street, from South
               Street to Sumner Street, consisting of
               approximately nine blocks in the Franklin
               Heights Local Landmark District. (PASSED, 6-0; #18161)
               Fact Sheet (670K)
							 
26)  03-53     Amending Title 6 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to Animals to set minimum
               penalties for violations of rabies
               vaccination requirements for dogs; to
               increase license fees for dogs; to increase
               registration fees for dangerous and
               potentially dangerous dogs; to set minimum
               penalties for violations of rabies
               vaccination requirements for cats; and to
               increase license fees for cats. (PASSED, 6-0; #18162)

27)  03-54     Amending Chapter 10.16 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to change the penalty
               provisions for second offense DWI and by
               adding a new section relating to restrictions
               on motor vehicles owned by persons convicted
               of a second violation of LMC Section
               10.16.030 or 10.16.040. Fact Sheet (8K)
               (PASSED, 6-0; #18163)

PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN - NONE

PENDING LIST (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

28)  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)
							 
29)  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)

30)  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)
							 
31)  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)

32)  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)

33)  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)

34)  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)
							 
35)  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)
							 
36)  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)
							 
37)  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)

38)  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)
							 
39)  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)

40)  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 APRIL 21, 2003, 5:30 P.M.:          (APPROVED, 6-0)     

41)  03R-93    Reappointing James McKee, Jerry L. Berggren,
               and Tim Francis to the Historic Preservation
               Commission for three-year terms expiring
               April 15, 2006.

42)  03R-94    Reappointing Matt Morrissey, Roger Kreifels,
               Doug Biggerstaff, Mike McNiff, and Mike Berry
               to the Gas Piping Exam Board for a three-year
               term expiring April 1, 2006.

43)  03R-95    Appointing Kevin Brown to the Multicultural
               Advisory Committee to fill an unexpired term
               expiring September 18, 2005.

44)  03R-96    Appointing Jolanda Junge and Leon Caldwell,
               Ph.D. to the Parks and Recreation Advisory
               Board for terms expiring April 27, 2005 and
               April 27, 2006, respectively. Application (125K)

45)  03R-97    Approving a modification of the Land
               Subdivision Ordinance in the final plat of
               Pine Lake Heights South 7th Addition to allow
               a delay in the construction of a portion of
               Grainger Parkway, generally located northwest
               of the intersection of South 40th Street and
               Yankee Hill Road, until the abutting property
               is final platted. Fact Sheet

46)  03R-98    Approving a process and criteria for review
               and approval of enhanced landscaping and/or
               streetscape improvements in public right-of-
               way areas.

47)  03R-99    Adopting the changes in the Access Rules that
               have been proposed by the Cable Television
               Advisory Board. Fact Sheet 
               Attachment 1 Attachment 2

48)  03R-100   Authorizing the Mayor to execute a multi-year
               contract when funding comes from more than
               one fiscal year C.I.P. budget for the Holmes
               Lake Restoration project.


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     CURRENT AGENDA, OR NOT SCHEDULED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE
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     WEDNESDAY (4/16/03) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY
     COUNCIL MEETING (4/21/03).


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