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       ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
               MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2003, AT 1:30 P.M.                              

                   ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

NOTE: THE COUNCIL MEETING OF AUGUST 11, 2003 WILL BE HELD AT 5:30 P.M.

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS 

1)             App. of Katch LLC dba Luckie's Lounge & Restaurant
               at Ramada Inn for a Class C liquor license at 1101
               W. Bond. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82241)

2)             Manager App. of Kathleen A. Hogge for Katch LLC
               dba Luckie's Lounge & Restaurant at Ramada Inn at
               1101 W. Bond. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82242)

3)             App. of JTM Inc. dba Grapevine/City Spirits for a
               Class C liquor license at 2620 Stockwell. (ADOPTED 
               FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82243)

4)             Manager App. of Travis P. Langford for JTM Inc.
               dba Grapevine/City Spirits at 2620 Stockwell. (ADOPTED 
               FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82244)

PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2nd READING & FINANCE PACKAGE RESOLUTIONS (ITEMS 5-21 HAD PUBLIC HEARING)       

5)   03-109    Change of Zone 3407 - Application of Mike Moser
               for a change of zone from R-2 Residential District
               to R-3 Residential District on property generally
               located southwest of the intersection of
               Cherrywood Drive and Sycamore Drive. (In
               connection w/03R-197)
               Fact Sheet (887K)
							 
6)   03-110    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges
	       for employees whose classifications are assigned
               to pay ranges prefixed by the letter N.
               Fact Sheet (138K)
							 
7)   03-111    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges
               for employees whose classifications are assigned
               to pay ranges prefixed by the letter X.
               Fact Sheet (138K)
							 
8)   03-112    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges
               for employees whose classifications are assigned
               to pay ranges prefixed by the letter B.
               Fact Sheet (47K)
							 
9)   03-113    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges
               for employees whose classifications are assigned
               to pay ranges prefixed by the letter A and C.
               Fact Sheet (138K)
							 
10)  03-114    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges
               for employees whose classifications are assigned
               to pay ranges prefixed by the letter E.
               Fact Sheet (47K)
							 
11)  03-115    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges
               for employees whose classifications are assigned
               to pay ranges prefixed by the letter F.
               Fact Sheet (46K)
							 
12)  03-116    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges
               for employees whose classifications are assigned
               to pay ranges prefixed by the letter M.
               Fact Sheet (47K)
							 
13)  03-117    Adopting pay schedules and schedules of pay ranges
               for employees whose classifications are assigned
               to pay ranges prefixed by the letter P.
               Fact Sheet (138K)
							 
14)  03-118    Amending Chapter 2.76 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to the Personnel System by amending
               Section 2.76.153, Compensation, Merit Pay Plan,
               Shift Differential; Section 2.76.200 Compensation
               Plan, Temporary Assignment in a Higher
               Classification; Section 2.76.380 Sick Leave With
               Pay; and Section 2.76.475, Grievance Procedure, to
               reflect negotiated changes and changes applicable
               to employees not represented by a bargaining unit.
               Fact Sheet (47K)
							 
15)  03-119    Amending Chapter 3.20 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to the Street Improvement Vehicle
               Tax to amend the definition of "construction" to
               include street designing; to allow funding for
               design and right-of-way acquisition; and to
               increase the fee schedule for the street
               improvement vehicle tax. (Public Hearing to be
               held on 8/4/03 and 8/11/03)

16)  03-120    Amending the Lincoln Municipal Code to create a
               new Chapter 3.26 to levy an occupation tax on
               retailers of motor vehicle fuel at a rate of 5
               cents per gallon of motor vehicle fuel.(Public
               hearing to be held on 8/4/03 and 8/11/03)
               Motion to Amend 1 (6K)
               Motion to Amend 2 (6K)
							 
17)  03R-208   Approving a resolution directing the submission of
               a proposed general obligation bond issue for
               acquisition and construction of improvements to
               the City's streets and avenues, including
               sidewalks and trails at a Special Election.
               (Public Hearing to be held on 8/4/03 and
               8/11/03)

18)  03R-209   Approving a new schedule for water use charges and
               approving the issuance of additional revenue bonds
               for the Capital Improvements Program FY 2003-
               04.(Public Hearing to be held on 8/4/03 and
               8/11/03)
               Fact Sheet (64K)
							 
19)  03R-210   Approving a new schedule for wastewater use
               charges and approving the issuance of additional
               revenue bonds for the Capital Improvements Program
               FY 2003-04.(Public Hearing to be held on 8/4/03
               and 8/11/03)
               Fact Sheet (59K)
							 
20)  03R-211   Approving an increase in the monthly rate for the
               911 Surcharge from 50 cents to $1.00 per line.
               (Public Hearing to be held on 8/4/03 and
               8/11/03)
               Fact Sheet (83K)
               Attachment (22K)
							 
21) 03-123     Approving a Sublease Agreement between the City
               and the State of Nebraska DAS/State Building
               Division on behalf of Vocational Rehabilitation
               Services, Department of Education for a sublease
               of space at 1010 N St. to provide job training and
               employment services under the Workforce Investment
               Act.


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCE - 3rd READING
     
22)  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. (MOTION TO AMEND,
               LOST, 2-5, CAMP & SVOBODA ASSENTING; PASSED, 7-0; #18214)
               Fact Sheet (56K)
							 

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

23)            Application of Special Olympics Nebraska, 8801 F
               Street to conduct a raffle within the City of
               Lincoln from Sept. 1 through Nov. 29, 2003.   
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82245)
               Attachment (155K)
							 
24)            Application of American Red Cross - Lancaster
               County Chapter, 220 Oakcreek Dr., to conduct a
               raffle within the City of Lincoln from Aug. 11
               through Sept. 13, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82246)           
               Attachment (114K)
							 
25)  03R-197   Special Permit 2017 - Application of Mike Moser to
               develop Maple Village Community Unit Plan for 36
               attached single-family dwelling units and one
               single-family unit, with waivers to eliminate the
               preliminary plat process; to allow the Director of
               Planning to approve administrative final plats in
               accordance with the approved community unit plan;
               to allow the Director of Planning to approve
               administrative final plats that include public
               streets and private roadways; to waive the
               required rear yard setbacks, front yard setbacks,
               average lot width, lot area, centerline curve
               radius, and private roadway width, on property
               generally located southwest of the intersection of
               Cherrywood Drive and Sycamore Drive. (In
               connection w/03-109) (ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 8/11/03, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (1,162K)
							 
26)  03R-198   Use Permit 123A - Application of Landstar, L.L.C.
               to amend Landmark Corporate Center to reduce the
               rear yard setback from 20' to 17' on the North
               Half of Lot 2, Block 1, Landmark Corporate Center,
               on property generally located at North 33rd
               Street, north of Folkways Boulevard. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82247)
               Fact Sheet (828K)
							 
27)  03R-199   Approving the 2003-2004 Management and Maintenance
               BID Budgets and Program of Work for the Downtown
               Lincoln Association Program for the period of
               September 1, 2003 to August 31, 2004. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82248)
               Fact Sheet (40K)
               Attachment (415K)
							 
28)  03R-200   Approving a labor contract between the City and
               the Amalgamated Transit Union effective August 14,
               2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82249)
               Fact Sheet (46K)
               Fact Sheet 2 (151K)
							 
29)  03R-201   Approving a labor contract between the City and
               the Lincoln City Employees Association to be
               effective August 14, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82250)
               Fact Sheet (138K)
               Fact Sheet 2 (80K)
							 
30)  03R-202   Approving a labor contract between the City and
               the Lincoln Police Union effective August 14, 2003.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82251)
               Fact Sheet (138K)
               Fact Sheet 2 (110K)
							 
31)  03R-203   Authorizing Reynold McMeen dba Misty's Steakhouse
               and Brewery to occupy a portion of the public
               right-of-way at 200 North 11th Street for use as a
               sidewalk cafe. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82252)
     
32)  03R-204   Approving the application of the University of
               Nebraska-Lincoln for use of the public
               right-of-way for the installation of an 4"
               electric conduit under North 14th Street between Q
               and R Streets. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82253)
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (662K)
     
33)  03R-205   Approving an Agreement between the City and the
               Nebraska Department of Roads for Project No. 
               S-66-6(1006) for the construction of a 48" and 36"
               waterline relocation in Ashland at Highway 6 and
               Highway 63. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82254)
               Fact Sheet (60K)
               Attachment (565K)
							 
34)  03R-206   Approving an Agreement between the City and the
               Nebraska Department of Roads for Project No. STPC-
               5242(4) in the Antelope Valley Military Road and
               Bridge Project to be eligible to receive Federal
               Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82255)
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (1.35MB)
							 
35)  03R-207   Approving an Agreement between the City and the
               Nebraska Department of Roads for Project No. STPC-
               5242(3) in the Antelope Valley Y Street Bridge and
               Roadway Project to be eligible to receive Federal
               Funds. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82256) 
               Fact Sheet (62K) 
               Attachment (804K)
							 
36)  03R-212   Amending the 2002-03 Capital Improvement Budget to
               include the construction of the Highway 2
               Connector Trail from 56th Street and Highway 2 to
               Highway 2 and Old Cheney Road. 


                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

37)            Setting the hearing date of Mon., Aug. 18, 2003 @
               1:30 p.m. for the App. of Salem FB, LLC dba Fast
               Break #2 for a Class B liquor license located at
               2200 North 48th Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82258)


38)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS 

39)            Investment of funds for the week of July 14
               through July 18, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82259)
     
40)            Investment of funds for the week of July 21
               through July 25, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82260)
     
41)            Report of City Treasurer of Telecommunication
               Occupation Tax for the month of June, 2003:  MCI
               WorldCom Network Service, Inc.; Birch Telecom Inc.
               and Subsidiaries; Excel Telecommunications, Inc.;
               Telco Development Group De Inc.; Sprint
               Communication Company Limited Partnership; Norstan
               Network Services, Inc.; OCMC, Inc.; Sprint
               Spectrum, L.P.; WWC License LLC; and Nextel West
               Corp. (PLACED ON FILE)


ORDINANCES - 1st READING (ITEMS 42-45 HAD 1ST READING)

42)  03-124    Approving a transfer of unspent and unencumbered
               appropriations between capital improvement
               projects within the Sanitary Sewer Construction
               Fund, Water Construction Fund, Landfill Revenue
               Fund, Street Construction Fund, Vehicle Tax Fund,
               Storm Sewer Bond Issue Fund, Parking Revenue Fund,
               and Parking Lot Revolving Fund with the Public
               Works & Utilities Department, and the Golf Fund,
               General Fund, and Donations Fund within the Parks
               Department.
               Fact Sheet (54K)

43)  03-125    Change of Zone 3415 - App. of the Planning
               Director to amend Title 27 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to eliminate a combined use permit
               and special permit in the O-3, R-T, B-2, and B-5
               zoning districts; to eliminate a pre-application
               fee for personal wireless facility applications;
               and to increase application fees.
               Fact Sheet (207K)
							 
44)  03-126    App. of the Planning Director to amend Title 26 of
               the Lincoln Municipal Code to amend subdivision
               process procedures including repeal of
               administrative final plats; granting the Planning
               Director authority to approve final plats;
               clarifying who may appeal Planning Commission
               action on a preliminary plat; eliminating City
               Council review of preliminary plats; allowing the
               Planning Director to approve final plats without a
               preliminary plat under certain conditions;
               modifying the provisions regarding action on a
               final plat; modifying the provisions regarding
               filing the final plat with the Register of Deeds;
               modifying the provisions regarding survey errors
               and corrected plats; modifying the provisions
               regarding data required on preliminary plats and
               final plats; and to add fees and increase fees for
               filing applications under the Land Subdivision
               Ordinance.
               Fact Sheet (285K)
							 
45)  03-127    App. of the Planning Director to amend Title 14 of
               the Lincoln Municipal Code to amend the procedure
               for vacation of public ways and establish a filing
               fee.
               Fact Sheet (234K)

							 
ORDINANCES - 3RD READING  

46)  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. (PASSED, 4-3, COOK, NEWMAN
               AND WERNER DISSENTING; #18215)
               Fact Sheet (493K)
               Attachment (15K)
							 

PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

47)  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)
							 
48)  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. (7/21/03- Pending;Con't P.H. & Action on
               9/8/03)


PENDING LIST     (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

49)  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)
							 
50)  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)
							 
51)  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)
							 
52)  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)
							 
53)  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)
							 
54)  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)
							 
55)  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)
							 
56)  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)
							 
57)  02R-261   Comp. Plan Amendment 02001.B - Application of
               Realty Trust Group toamend 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)
							 
58)  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)

59)  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)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC
HEARING ON MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 2003 AT 5:30 P.M.:     (APPROVED, 7-0)

60)  03R-213   Approving a multi-year contract with funding from
               more than one fiscal CIP budget year for the 14th
               St. widening from Old Cheney to 1/4 mile north of
               Pine Lake Rd., City Project No. 701306.
               Fact Sheet (63K)
							 
61)  03R-214   Special Permit 2028 - App. of Mettlen, Inc. dba
               Jax for authority to sell alcoholic beverage for
               consumption on the premises on property generally
               located at 2711 S. 48th St.
               Fact Sheet (259K)
							 
62)  03R-215   Authorizing the Planning Department to collect a
               fee for amendment requests to the City/County
               Comprehensive Plan.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
							 

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of the agenda, individuals are allowed a total of 5 minutes to
speak whether registered or not regardless of number of
topics.


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     WEDNESDAY (8/6/03) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL
     MEETING (8/11/03). 

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          AGENDA, AND NOT PLANNED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA,
          MAY DO SO AT THIS TIME.


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