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                  ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                        MONDAY, JULY 21, 2003, AT 1:30 P.M.

                                 ALL MEMBERS PRESENT
  
Note: The Council Meeting of Monday, July 28th will be at 1:30 P.M.
                                

                              
PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS 

1)             Application of Geemax, Inc. dba N-Zone for a
               special designated license covering an area
               measuring 42 feet by 50 feet at 728 ½ Q
               Street on August 30, September 6, 13, October 4,
               18, 25, and November 15, 2003 from 8:00 a.m. to
               1:00 a.m. (AMENDED, 5-2, COOK & WERNER DISSENTING; 
               ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82217)

2)             Application of Pershing Center for a special
               designated license to cover an area on N Street
               from 16th to the middle of the block between 15th
               and 14th Streets, Centennial Mall from O Street to
               M Street, on August 14, 15, 16, and 17, 2003 from
               11:00 a.m. to 11.59 p.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0;
               A-82218)

3)             Application of Updowntowners Inc. for a special
               designated license to cover an area measuring
               approximately 450' by 90' north/south and 450' by
               90' east/west in 12th Street M/N-O St., and N St.
               11th/12th-13th Street, on July 24, 2003 from 6:00
               p.m. to 1:00 a.m., July 25, 2003 from 11:00 a.m.
               to 1:00 a.m., and July 26, 2003 from 12:00 p.m. to
               1:00 a.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82219)

4)             Manager Application of Scott C. Gwartney for
               Brinker Restaurant Corp. dba Romano's Macaroni
               Grill at 6800 South 27th Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 
               7-0; A-82220)
 
PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING (ITEMS 5 - 8 HAD 2nd READING, SEE ITEM #5)       

5)   03-103    Amending Chapter 10.26 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code to reflect the changes to the Transportation
               Plan of the Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive
               Plan. (PLACED ON PENDING, DATE CERTAIN & CON'T P.H.
               AND ACTION on 9/8/03, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (70K)
							 
6)   03-104    Approving a Sublease Agreement between the City
               and Nebraska DAS/State Building Division on behalf
               of Nebraska Workforce Development, Department of
               Labor 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.

7)   03-105    Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed
               $1,250,000.00 City of Lincoln, Nebraska Lincoln
               Mall Redevelopment Project Tax Allocation Bonds.

8)   03-106    Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed
               $5,500,000.00 City of Lincoln, Nebraska
               Entertainment Center/Old Federal Building
               Redevelopment Project Tax Allocation Bonds.

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

9)   03R-184   Authorizing Monica McClenahan dba Dish to occupy a
               portion of the public right-of-way at 1100 O
               Street for use as a sidewalk cafe. (P.H. CON'T. 
               W/ACTION IN ONE WEEK on 7/28/03, 7-0)

10)  03R-185   Special Permit 2021 - Application of Truax Homes
               to operate an early childhood center for 100
               children in an R-T Transition district, with a
               waiver to the requirement that facilities with 31
               or more children have frontage on an arterial
               street, on property generally located at South
               56th Street and Waltz Road. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82221)
               Fact Sheet (461K)
							 
11)  03R-186   Declaring an area generally bounded by C Street on
               the south, 17th Street on the west, the Burlington
               Northern Railroad on the north, and 28th Street on
               the east and also including an area generally
               bounded by the Burlington Railroad on the south,
               Interstate 180 on the west, Salt Creek on the
               north, and 14th Street on the east (the Antelope
               Valley Project Area), as blighted and substandard.
               Fact Sheet (644K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82222)
							 
12)  03R-187   Appointing Dan Marvin to the Lincoln-Lancaster
               County Planning Commission to fill an unexpired
               six-year term expiring August 24, 2005.
               Attachment (133K) (ADOPTED, 6-1, FRIENDT DISSENTING; A-82223)
							 
13)  03R-189   Approving an Annexation Agreement between the City
               of Lincoln, Pine Lake Association, and Sanitary
               and Improvement District No. 2 outlining certain
               conditions and understandings with regards to the
               annexation of approximately 160 acres of property
               generally located northwest of the intersection of
               South 84th Street and Pine Lake Road.
               Attachment (89K) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82224)

                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

14)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, August 4, 2003
               for the App. of Katch, LLC dba Luckie's Lounge &
               Restaurant at Ramada Inn for a Class "C" liquor
               license located at 1101 W. Bond Street. (ADOPTED,
	       7-0; A-82225)

15)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, August 4, 2003
               for the App. of JTM, Inc. dba Grapevine/City
               Spirits for a Class"C" liquor license located at
               2620 Stockwell. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82226)


16)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Investment of funds for the week of July 7 thru July 11, 2003.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82227)

	       Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Ordinances & Resolutions 
               passed by Council on July 14, 2003. (PLACED ON FILE)

               Report of City Treasurer of Monthly City Cash Report for
               the Month of June, 2003. (PLACED ON FILE)

               Report of City Treasurer for Telecommunications Occupation 
               Tax for the month of June, 2003: VARTEC; NPCR Inc.; Touch 1 
               Communications, Inc.; ATS Mobile Telephone Co., Inc.; for 
               months of April - June, 2003:  Aliant; Claricom Networks, LLC;
               and Matrix Telecom, Inc. (PLACED ON FILE)

               Formal Paving Petition District No. 362-A for the east/west 
	       alley, 48th  to 49th Street, Lowell to Meredeth Streets, submitted
               by Glenn Yurth. (REFERRED TO LAW DEPT.)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

17)            Investment of Funds for the week of June 30
               through July 3, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82228)


ORDINANCES - 1st READING (ITEMS 18 & 19 HAD 1st READING)

18)  03-107    Change of Zone 3406 - Application of Jerry and
               Janet Joyce for a PUD to expand the parking area
               for existing office buildings and change of zone
               from R-2 Residential to O-3 Office Park, with
               waivers to the required minimum lot area, rear
               yard setback, parking in the front and side yards,
               and parking lot screening, on property generally
               located at 81st and O Streets.
               Fact Sheet (493K)
               Atttachment (16K)

19)  03-108    Amending Ordinance No. 17366 for the widening,
               reconstruction and improvements in S. 70th Street
               from LaSalle Street to Nebraska Highway 2; South
               84th Street from Oakdale Ave. to 1500 feet south
               of Nebraska Highway 2; Pioneers Blvd. from South
               70th Street to South 84th Street; Old Cheney Road
               from Nebraska Highway 2 to South 88th Street; and
               Pine Lake Road from South 84th Street to South
               98th Street; to reflect changes in traffic volumes
               and in the Comprehensive Plan goals.
               Fact Sheet (56K)
							 

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING  

20)  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. (PASSED, 7-0; #18206)
               Fact Sheet (56K)
							 
21)  03-99     Renaming W. Garfield Place generally located
               at S.W. 26th Street and W. Garfield Place as W.
               Garfield Street. (PASSED, 7-0; #18207)
               Fact Sheet (620K)
							 
22)  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. (PASSED, 7-0; #18208)
               Fact Sheet (18K)
               Attachment (27K)
							 
23)  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. (PASSED, 6-0, NEWMAN ABSTAINING;
               #18209)
               Fact Sheet (608K)
							 
24)  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. (PASSED, 6-0, NEWMAN ABSTAINING;
               #18210)
               Fact Sheet (794K)
							 

RECONSIDERATION REQUESTED BY PLANNING DEPARTMENT:

25)  03R-172   Comp. Plan Amendment 03017 - Application of Jim
               Burden to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County
               Comprehensive Plan to include a presentation of a
               universal transportation service known as Personal
               Rapid Transit or PRT.(County Commissioners voted
               to deny 7/15/03) (RECONSIDERED, 7-0; AMENDED 5-2, CAMP & 
               COOK DISSENTING; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 6-1, COOK DISSENTING; 
               A-82213)
               Fact Sheet (1.3MB)

PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN  (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

26)  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.
               (7/14/03 - Claim of Emery D. Norval 
               placed on Pending w/con't. Public Hearing
               & Action 7/28/03)
               Fact Sheet (14K)
               Attachment (31K)
							 
27)  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 Street (7/14/03 - Pending;
               con't P.H. & Action on 8/18/03)
               Fact Sheet (333K)

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)  03-65     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. (05/05/03 - Placed on
               Pending)

38)  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. (7/07/03 - Pending;
               to have public hearing w/vacation Ordinance)
               Fact Sheet (895K)
							 

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC
     HEARING ON MONDAY, JULY 28, 2003 AT 1:30 P.M.:      (APPROVED, 7-0)

39)  03R-179   Approving a License Agreement between the City and
               the Cornhusker Council of the Boy Scouts of
               America to erect lighted holiday displays in
               Mahoney Park from the third Friday in November
               until the first Sunday in January each year for a
               period of ten years.

40)  03R-190   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth therein for the period of July 1
               - 15, 2003.
               Fact Sheet (15K)
               Attachment (31K)

41)  03R-191   Approving Addendum I to the 911 ANI/ALI Database
               License Agreement for Selective Router Enhanced
               911 Service for the addition of Selective Routing
               service which automatically routes a 911 call to
               the public service answering point responsible for
               that location's public safety.

42)  03R-192   Approving the 2003-04 BMP and Dry Weather Storm
               Drainage Assessment by UNL - Civil Engineering
               Department to monitor urban water quality.
               Fact Sheet (57K)
							 
43)  03R-193   Approving an agreement between the City and the
               Airport Authority outlining construction and
               maintenance responsibilities for the Water Main
               Construction project (Project No. 701652)
               generally located in N.W. 47th Street, Mathis to
               Superior Streets.
               Fact Sheet (58K)
							 
44)  03R-194   Approving an Agreement between the City and BKD,
               LLP  for Auditing Services for the Fiscal Years
               ending August 31, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 for
               Lincoln Water and Wastewater Systems.
               Fact Sheet (55K)
               Attachment (306K)
							 
45)  03R-196   Approving an Agreement between the City and BKD,
               LLP for Auditing  Services to City of Lincoln for
               the Fiscal Years ending August 31, 2003, 2004, 
               2005, and 2006.
               Attachment (354 K)							 

46)  03R-195   Pre-Existing Special Permit No. 29A - Application
               of Duane Hartman Investments, Inc. for authority
               to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off
               the premises on property generally located at S.
               Folsom and W. Prospector Court.
               Fact Sheet (738K)
							 
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     ON THE FORMAL AGENDA PERTAINING TO MATTERS NOT ON THE
     CURRENT AGENDA, OR NOT SCHEDULED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE
     AGENDA, SHOULD NOTIFY THE CITY CLERK BY 10:00 A.M. ON THE
     WEDNESDAY (7/23/03) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY
     COUNCIL MEETING (7/28/03).

 
ANYONE WISHING TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL ON A MATTER NOT ON THIS 
     AGENDA, AND NOT PLANNED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA,
     MAY DO SO AT THIS TIME.


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