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          ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                MONDAY, JULY 7, 2003, AT 1:30 P.M.

                      ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

 Note: Council Meeting of Monday, July 28th will be at 1:30 P.M.
                                
                                
        STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS - MAYOR COLEEN J. SENG                             

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)                  Application of Zoo Limited, Inc. dba Zoo Bar for a
	            special designated liquor license to cover an area 
                    generally located at N Street, 13th to 14th Streets
                    and the Sharp Building parking lot at 14th and N Streets
                    on July 11, 2003 from 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and on 
                    July 12, 2003 from noon to 1:00 a.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82183)

2)                  Application of Heidelberg South, Inc. dba
                    Heidelberg's South for a Class C liquor license at
                    1601 Normandy Court. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82184)

3)                  Manager Application of Lawrence L. Lind for
                    Heidelberg South, Inc. dba Heidelberg's South at
                    1601 Normandy Court. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82185)


PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING  (ITEMS 4-6 HAD 2nd READING)   

4)   03-95          Renaming "K-Mart Drive" located east off of
                    North 27th Street near Cornhusker Highway as
                    "Knox Street".
                    Fact Sheet (635K)
										
5)   03-96          Approving a five year/5,000 hour lease
                    agreement with a buy-out option between the
                    City and Caterpillar Financial Services to
                    provide a 90-horse power class backhoe loader
                    for use by the Public Works & Utilities Water
                    Division in construction and maintenance
                    projects.
                    Fact Sheet (57K)
                    Attachment (201K)
										
6)   03-97          Approving a five year/5,000 hour lease
                    agreement with a buy-out option between the
                    City and Caterpillar Financial Services to
                    provide a 90-horse power class backhoe loader
                    for use by the Public Works & Utilities Wastewater/Solid
                    Waste Division in construction and maintenance projects.
                    Fact Sheet (57K)
                    Attachment (198K)
										

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS
 
7)   03R-176        Special Permit 2014 - Application of Regal
                    Building Systems, Inc. to develop Northview Villas
                    Community Unit Plan for 61 multi-family dwelling
                    units in 7 structures, on property generally
                    located at North 24th Street between Dodge and
                    Superior Streets. (LOST, 2-5, CAMP & SVOBODA ASSENTING; #38-4445)
                    Fact Sheet (922K)
										
8)   03R-177        Special Permit 2005 - Application of Hartland
                    Homes Inc. to develop Betty's Haven Community Unit
                    Plan for 23 dwelling units, with waivers of the
                    required lot width, lot area, lot depth to width
                    ratio, the requirement to submit a preliminary
                    plat, and that final plats accepting the
                    dedication of public streets and private roadways
                    be reviewed by the Planning Commission, on
                    property generally located at W. South Street and
                    S. Coddington Ave. (ADOPTED, 5-2, COOK & MCROY DISSENTING; A-82186)      
                    Fact Sheet (722K)
										

                  - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

9)                  Setting the hearing date of Monday, July 14, 2003
                    at 1:30 p.m. for App. of Carlos O'Kelly's, Inc.
                    dba Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe for a Class I
                    liquor license located at 3130 Pine Lake Rd.
		    (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82187)

10)                 Setting the hearing date of Monday, July 21, 2003
                    at 1:30 p.m. for Manager App. of Scott C. Gwartney
                    for Brinker Restaurant Corporation dba Romano's
                    Macaroni Grill located at 6800 S. 27th Street.
		    (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82188)

11)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

                    Report of City Treasurer for Telecommunications Occupation
                    Tax for the month of May, 2003: United Systems Access Telecom;
                    Intellicall Operator Services; Alltel Communications of Nebraska, 
                    Inc.; Alltel Systems of the Midwest, Inc.; Alltel Nebraska, Inc.; 
                    Bell Atlantic Communications, Inc.; Primus Telecommunications, 
                    Inc.; Qwest Communications, Corp.; ACN Communications Services, 
                    Inc.; Touch America; Verizon Select Services, Inc.; AT&T Comm. 
                    Of Midwest; Trans National Comm. International; Working Assets 
                    Funding Service; OnStar Corporation; Global Crossing 
                    Telecommunications, Inc.; Cricket Communications, Inc.; Virgin 
                    Mobile USA; Broadwing Telecommunications; and Nebraska Technology 
                    & Telecommunications, Inc. (PLACED ON FILE)

		    Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions and Ordinances
                    passed by Council on June 30, 2003. (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

12)                 Investment of Funds from June 23 thru June 27, 2003.
                    (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82189)

13)                 Approving the distribution of funds representing
                    interest earned on short term investments of Idle Funds 
                    during the month ended May, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82190)

14)                 Report of City Treasurer for Telecommunications
                    Occupation Tax for the month of May, 2003: Sprint
                    Communication Company Limited Partnership; McLeod
                    USA Telecommunications Services, Inc.; Norstan
                    Network Services, Inc.; MCI WorldCom Network
                    Service, Inc.; D & D Communications, Inc.; Network
                    Billing Systems, LLC; and Sprint Spectrum, L.P.  
                    (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1st READING (ITEMS 15 - 19 HAD 1st READING)

15)  03-98          Amending Chapter 14.36 of the Lincoln
                    Municipal Code relating to housemoving to
                    only require a building permit for
                    housemoving within the city limits, to modify
                    registration fee provisions, to increase the
                    liability insurance, to increase the permit
                    fee, to eliminate certain other fees, to
                    modify permit conditions of approval, to
                    modify provisions requiring moved structures
                    to comply with the building code, to require
                    a demolition permit, and removal of debris
                    from the premises.
                    Fact Sheet (56K)
							
16)  03-99          Renaming W. Garfield Place generally located
                    at S.W. 26th Street and W. Garfield Place as
                    W. Garfield Street.
                    Fact Sheet (620K)
										
17)  03-100         Adopting the Corporate Limits Map dated July 1,
                    2003 as the established and fixed boundaries of
                    the corporate limits of the City of Lincoln,
                    Lancaster County, Nebraska.
                    Fact Sheet (18K)
                    Attachment (27K)
										
18)  03-101         Amending the Lincoln Corporate Limits Map by
                    annexing approximately 160 acres of property
                    generally located northwest of the intersection of
                    South 84th Street and Pine Lake Road.
                    Fact Sheet (608K)
										
19)  03-102         Declaring approximately 33.55 acres of property
                    generally located northwest of the intersection of
                    South 84th Street and Pine Lake Road as surplus
                    and authorizing the sale thereof.
                    Fact Sheet (794K)
										

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

20)  03-93          Creating Alley Paving District No. 362A in the
                    east/west alley from 48th Streets between Lowell
                    and Meredeth and assessing the costs thereof 
                    against the benefitted properties. (PASSED, 7-0; #18202)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN     (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

21)  03R-131        Approving an Agreement between the City and the
                    Nebraska Department of Roads for City Project No.
                    546007 for the proposed funding of a roundabout at
                    the intersection of S. 40th Street and Sheridan
                    Blvd. (6/2/03 - Public Hearing Con't. & Action
                    delayed to 7/14/03)
                    Fact Sheet (60K)
                    Agreement (387K)
										
PENDING LIST     (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

22)  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)
										
23)  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)
										
24)  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)
										
25)  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)
										
26)  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)
										
27)  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)
										
28)  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)
										
29)  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)

30)  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)
										
31)  03-65          Amending Chapter 4.62 of the Lincoln
                    Municipal Code to establish a Police and Fire
                    Pension Plan Board of Trustees to provide
                    oversight and direction with regard to the
                    investment of the assets of the Police and
                    Fire Pension Plans. (5/05/03 - Placed on
                    Pending)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC
     HEARING ON MONDAY, JULY 14, 2003 AT 1:30 P.M.:       (APPROVED, 7-0, SEE ITEMS #33)

32)  03R-180        Accepting the report of new and pending claims
                    against the city and approving disposition of
                    claims set forth therein for the period of June
                    16, to 30, 2003.
                    Fact Sheet (14K)
                    Attachment (31K)
										
33)  03R-181        Approving a waiver of subdivision requirements for
                    the installation of sanitary sewers in 1st Street,
                    water mains in 1st Street, storm sewers in 1st and
                    2nd Streets, street paving in 1st and 2nd Streets,
                    street trees, and sidewalks along 1st and 2nd
                    Streets, within the People's City Mission
                    Administrative Final Plat generally located at
                    North 2nd and R Streets. (PLACED ON PENDING UNTIL 
                    VACATION ORDINANCE COMES FORWARD, 7-0)
                    Fact Sheet (894K)

34)  03R-182        Adopting changes to the Lincoln Lancaster County
                    Air Pollution Program Regulations and Standards to
                    update current regulations including changes in
                    State of Nebraska EPA air quality requirements; to
                    require registration of emergency electric
                    generators operated in commercial, industrial, and
                    institutional facilities; to allow the use of
                    emergency electrical generators in nonemergency
                    situations; and creating a streamlined
                    construction permit process for emergency
                    electrical generators who participate in a special
                    power purchase program established by the local
                    utility.
                    Attachment (271K)
										
35)  03R-183        Approving Heidelberg's South at 1601 Normandy
                    Court as a Keno satellite site.


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION  WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2003 AT 5:30 P.M.:  (APPROVED, 7-0)
     
36)  03R-178       Comp. Plan Amendment 03016 - Application of the
                   planning Director on behalf of Dwaine Rogge to
                   amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County
                   Comprehensive Plan to change a portion of property
                   designated "Environmental Resources" to
                   "Industrial" between Salt Creek and Arbor Road,
                   west of North 70th St.
                   Fact Sheet (333K)
									 
                             
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