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         ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
              MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2003, AT 1:30 P.M.

                     ALL MEMBERS PRESENT
                              
NOTE: There will be no Council Meeting the week of September 1st.
                              
                  MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
for the month of July, 2003 awarded to John Donahue of the Police Dept.
                in the category of productivity

                             
PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)             Application of Famous Dave's for a special designated 
               license to cover an area measuring approximately 258.7 
               feet by 149.5 feet in the Governor's Mansion yard located
               at 1425 H Street on the 30th day of August, 2003 from 
               10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82266)

2)             Application of Salem FB, LLC d/b/a Fast Break #2 for a 
               Class B Liquor License at 2200 North 48th Street. (ADOPTED 
               FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82267)

3)             Manager application of Peggy C. Roeder for Salem FB, LLC
               d/b/a Fast Break #2 at 2200 North 48th Street. (ADOPTED FOR 
               APPROVAL, 7-0; A-82268)


PUBLIC HEARING 
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING (ITEMS 4 & 5 HAD 2nd READING)

4)  03-128     Repealing Ordinance 18016 which created Alley
               Paving District 362, being the north/south
               alley, between 54th St. to 56th Sts., from
               Cleveland to Adams Streets.
               Fact Sheet (58K)
							 
5)   03-129    Approving a § 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
               to be administered by Nationwide Retirement
               Solutions.
               Fact Sheet (38K)
               Attachment (573K)

							 
PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

6)   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) (ACTION DELAYED & CON'T. P.H. FOR 3 WEEKS 
               TO 9/8/03, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (333K)
							 
7)   03R-216   Approving the Administration Agreement between the
               City of Lincoln and Nationwide Retirement
               Solutions for administration of a 457 Deferred 
               Compensation Plan. (ACTION DELAYED FOR ONE WEEK TO 
               8/25/03, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (39K)
               Attachment (376K)
							 
8)   03R-217   Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               EDM Business and Industrial Park for 31 lots for
               commercial and industrial development on property
               generally located south of the intersection of
               S.W. 32nd St. and W. O St. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82269)
               Fact Sheet (568K)
							 
9)   03R-218   Special Permit 421D - App. of Frank and Joan Rall
               to amend the Carriage Hill 4th Community Unit Plan
               to retain the existing single family dwelling and
               to allow the construction of four two-family
               structures, with requests to waive sidewalk,
               street tree and landscape screening design
               standards, on property generally located at 81st
               and A Sts. (ACTION DELAYED & CON'T P.H. FOR 1 WEEK 
               TO 8/25/03, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (544K)
							 
10)  03R-219   Combined Pre-Existing Use Permit/Special Permit
               10A - App. of Flowerview Associates to reduce
               setbacks due to the right-of-way acquisition along
               O St. and N. 66th St. (ACTION DELAYED & CON'T P.H. FOR 
               1 WEEK TO 8/25/03, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (424K)
							 
11)  03R-220   Pre-Existing Use Permit 3AB - App. of Westfield
               Shoppingtown, to amend the sign package on
               property generally located at 6100 O St. to
               replace and move wall signs, interior directional
               signs and perimeter signs. (ADOPTED, 6-0, NEWMAN 
               ABSTAINING; A-82270)
               Fact Sheet (732K)
							 
12)  03R-221   Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and Waverly Public Schools to allow the Health
               Department staff to provide nursing consultation
               services during the 2003-2004 school year. (ADOPTED, 
               7-0; A-82271)
               Fact Sheet (41K)
               Attachment (111K)

13)  03R-223   Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and Malcom Public Schools to allow the Health
               Department staff to provide nursing consultation
               services during the 2003-2004 school year. (ADOPTED, 
               7-0; A-82272)
               Fact Sheet (42K)
               Attachment (118K)
							 
14)  03R-222   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the city and approving disposition of
               claims set forth therein for the period of July 16
               to 31, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82273)
               Fact Sheet (14K)
               Exhibit (31K)
							 
                 - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS 

15)            Petition to Vacate Public Way S.W. 12th Street South 
               from Lake Street, submitted by Nebraska Housing Resource.
               (Referred to Law Dept.)
 
16)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, August 25, 2003 @ 1:30 p.m. 
               for the app. of Blessed Sacrament Church to conduct a
               lottery within the City of Lincoln from Sept. 6 to Oct. 12, 2003.
	       (APPROVED, 7-0)

17)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

	       Investment of funds for the week of August 4 through August 8, 2003.
	       (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82274)

               Setting the hearing date of Monday, August 25, 2003 @ 1:30 p.m. for the
	       app. of United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County to conduct a raffle
	       within the City of Lincoln from Sept. 12 to Dec. 18, 2003.
	       (APPROVED, 7-0)
		
	       Report of City Treasurer of Telecommunications Occupation Tax for the
	       second quarter of 2003: PNG Telecommunications, Inc.; Fast Phones of
	       Nebraska, Corp.; Alltel Nebraska, Inc.; for the month of June, 2003:  
               McLeod USA Telecommunications Services, Inc.; Alltel Systems of the 
               Midwest, Inc.; Alltel Nebraska Inc.;  Alltel Communications of Nebraska, 
               Inc.; for the month of July, 2003:  D & D Communications, Inc.; and 
               ATS Mobile Telephone Co., Inc. (PLACED ON FILE)

               The following are to be referred to Planning Dept:
	       Special Permit 634D - App. of Engineering Design Consultants representing 
		    F. Pace Woods II, to revise streets to non-standard cross sections
                    with landscaped medians and outlots for signage, on property located 
                    at So. 21st	and Winding Ridge Road.
	       Special Permit 671B - App. of Michael E. And Coleen S. Winter to amend 
                    special permit 671 to include Lot 12 of Block 2, Wassung Park North 
                    Addition in	the list of lots with 5' side yard setbacks, on property
                    located at 3931 and 3923 North 8th St.
	       Special Permit 1423G - App. of HiMark Development Inc. & D & M Development,
                    LLC to amend the CUP to add 20 Single Family units in the area east
                    of 90th Street, north of Old Cheney Road.
		

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS 

18)            Report of UNL Microbiologists for water testing
               for the month of July, 2003. (Placed on file)
     

ORDINANCES - 1st READING (ITEMS 19-22 HAD 1st READING, SEE ITEM 21)

19)  03-130    Amending the Lincoln Corporate Limits Map by
               annexing approximately 186.7 acres of property
               generally located east of South 84th Street
               between Old Cheney Road and Pine Lake Road.
               Fact Sheet (974K)
               Attachment (31K)
							 
20)  03-131    Change of Zone 3412 - Application of Antelope Park
               Neighborhood Association for a change of zone from
               R-4 Residential to R-2 Residential on approximately 
               14 blocks generally located between South 27th Street
               and the Rock Island Trail, from South Street to A Street.
               Fact Sheet (932K)
               Attachment (221K)
							 
21)  03-132    Change of Zone 3385 - Application of Vic and
               Kathleen Hannan for a change of zone from AGR
               Agricultural Residential to R-1 Residential on
               property generally located northeast of the
               intersection of South 66th Street and Pine Lake
               Road. (03R-229, 03R-230) (REQUEST FOR 2nd & 3rd 
               READING ON 8/25/03
               Fact Sheet (770K)
							 
22)  03-133    Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed
               $180,000,000 City of Lincoln, Nebraska Lincoln
               Electric System Revenue and Refunding Bonds, Third
               Series 2003. (Request 2nd & 3rd Readings on 8/25/03)
							 

RESOLUTION - ACTION ONLY

23)  03R-215   Authorizing the Planning Department to collect a
               fee for amendment requests to the City/County
               Comprehensive Plan. (8/11/03 - Action Delayed 1
               week to 8/18/03) (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; 
               A-82275)
               Comprehensive Plan.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Memorandum (21K)
     

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING 
& FINANCE PACKAGE RESOLUTIONS FOR ACTION

24)  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)
               (8/11/03 - Action Delayed 1 wk to 8/18/03)
	       (AMENDED, 6-1, WERNER DISSENTING; PASSED AS AMENDED, 
               4-3, COOK, NEWMAN, WERNER DISSENTING; #18227)

25)  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)  (8/11/03 - Action
               Delayed 1 wk to 8/18/03) (LOST, 0-7; #38-4449)
               Motion to Amend NO. 1 (6K)
               Motion to Amend NO. 2 (6K)
               Motion to Amend NO. 3 (5K)
               Motion to Amend NO. 4 (8K)
               Motion to Amend NO. 5 (7K)
               Motion to Amend NO. 6 (7K)
							 
26)  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) (8/11/03 - Action Delayed 1
               wk to 8/18/03) (LOST, 0-7; #38-4450)
               Motion to Amend NO. 1 (5K)
               Motion to Amend NO. 2 (8K)
							 
27)  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)
               (8/11/03 - Action Delayed 1 wk to 8/18/03) (ADOPTED, 4-3,
               COOK, NEWMAN, WERNER DISSENTING; A-82276)
               Fact Sheet (64K)
							 
28)  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) (8/11/03 - Action Delayed 1 wk to 8/18/03)
               (ADOPTED, 4-3, COOK, NEWMAN, WERNER DISSENTING; A-82277)
               Fact Sheet (59K)
							 
29)  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) 
               (8/11/03 - Action Delayed 1 wk to 8/18/03)
               (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-82278)
               Fact Sheet (83K)
               Attachment (22K)
							 
30)  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. (PASSED, 7-0; #18228)
               Fact Sheet (54K)
							 
31)  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. (AMENDED, 7-0; 
	       PASSED AS AMENDED, 7-0; #18229)
               Fact Sheet (207K)
               Memorandum (21K)
							 
32)  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. (AMENDED, 7-0; PASSED AS AMENDED, 7-0; 
               #18230)
               Fact Sheet (285K)
               Memorandum (21K)
							 
33)  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. (PASSED, 7-0; #18231)
               Fact Sheet (234K)
               Memorandum (21K)
							 

PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

34)  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 - SEE ITEMS 43 & 45)

35)  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)
							 
36)  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)
							 
37)  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)
							 
38)  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)
							 
39)  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)
							 
40)  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)
							 
41)  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)
							 
42)  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)
							 
43)  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) (REQUEST TO WITHDRAW,
               6-0, WERNE ABSENT, #38-4451)
               Fact Sheet (100K)
							 
44)  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)

45)  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) (REMOVE FROM PENDING FOR P.H. ON 9/8/03, 7-0)

WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE PUBLIC
     HEARING ON MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2003 AT 1:30 P.M.:    (APPROVED, 7-0 SEE
     ITEMS 51 & 52)

46)  03R-224   Appointing Marlene Cupp to the Lincoln Library
               Board of Trustees for a 7-year term expiring
               August 31, 2010.

47)  03R-225   Authorizing the use of public right-of-way by the
               University of Nebraska Center for Great Plains
               Studies to permanently place a 7-foot sculpture in
               the public right-of-way on the east side of the
               Great Plains Center at 12th and Q Street.
               Attachment (626K)

48)  03R-226   Authorizing Gordon Gilmore d/b/a Chipotle Mexican
               Grill to occupy a portion of the public
               right-of-way at 232 North 13th Street for use as a
               sidewalk cafe.
               Fact Sheet (50K)
               Attachment 1 (202K)
               Attachment 2 (26K)
               Attachment 3 (6K)
							 
49)  03R-227   Approving a waiver of subdivision requirements for
               a public water distribution system and minimum
               right-of-way width on property generally located
               at Stockwell Street and South Folsom Street in
               Braun Addition.
               Fact Sheet (886K)
							 
50)  03R-228   Approving a waiver of subdivision requirements for
               a public water distribution system and sanitary
               sewer on property generally located at Old Cheney
               Road and Hickory Crest Road in Beck & Oldfather
               Addition.
               Fact Sheet (806K)
							 
51)  03R-229   Approving a waiver of subdivision requirements for
               street trees and sidewalks along Pine Lake Road
               within Hannan Addition generally located at South
               66th Street and Pine Lake Road. (In connection
               w/03R-230, 03-132) (REQUEST TO HAVE 2nd & 3RD READING
               ON 8/25/03)
               Fact Sheet (791K)
							 
52)  03R-230   Approving the final plat of Hannan Addition
               consisting of two lots for residential development
               and releasing the relinquishment of access to Pine
               Lake Road on property generally located northeast
               of the intersection of South 66th Street and Pine
               Lake Road. (In connection w/03R-229, 03-132) (REQUEST
               TO HAVE 2nd & 3RD READING ON 8/25/03)
               Fact Sheet (824K)
							 
53)  03R-231   Approving the Real Estate Sales Agreement between
               the Public Building Commission and Woods Brothers
               Realtors for the acquisition of property located
               at 805 H Street.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
							 
54)  03R-232   Declaring the official intent of the City to
               reimburse certain expenses in connection with the
               acquisition and construction of improvements to
               the City's solid waste management and disposal
               system from the proceeds of the City of Lincoln,
               Nebraska Solid Waste Management Revenue Bonds.

55)	       Adopting the 2003-2004 Annual Operating Budget &
               Capital Improvement Program FY 2003/04 - 2008/09.


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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 (8/20/03) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY
     COUNCIL MEETING (8/25/03).


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

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