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                    ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                         MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2003 AT 1:30 P.M.

                          ALL MEMBERS PRESENT, EXCEPT MCROY

                           NO MEETING ON NOVEMBER 10, 2003
                        NOVEMBER 17, 2003 MEETING AT 5:30 P.M.
                        NOVEMBER 24, 2003 MEETING AT 1:30 P. M.


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)             Manager application of Marlys K. Young for Eating
               Establishments Holding Company Inc. dba Flatwater
               Grill/Runza Restaurant at 210 N. 14th Street.
               (10/6/03 - Con't. Public Hearing & Action to
               10/13/03) (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-82387)

2)             Manager application of Marlys K. Young for Eating
               Establishments Holding Company Inc. dba Flatwater
               Grill/Lincoln Station at 201 N. 7th Street, Suite
               100.(10/6/03 - Con't. Public Hearing & Action
               to 10/13/03) (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL; 6-0; A-82388)
               
3)             Manager application of Jeff E. Erks for Gateway
               Bowl Corp. dba Gateway Bowl at 333 N. Cotner. (ADOPTED FOR 
	       APPROVAL; 6-0; A-82389)
     
4)             Application of Salem FB, LLC dba Fast Break
               Northwoods for a Class B liquor license at 8350
               Northwoods Drive. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-82390)

5)             Manager application of Douglas B. Morris for Salem
               FB, LLC dba Fast Break Northwoods at 8350
               Northwoods Drive. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-82391)

               
PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING (ITEMS 6 & 7 HAD PUBLIC HEARING)

6)   03-152    Amending Section 26.33.020 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to include a maximum unit fee of
               $2,000 for applications for final plats.
               Fact Sheet (17K)
							 
7)   03-153    Vacating the south 155' of S.W. 32nd Street,
               generally located between West O Street and the
               BNSF Railroad lines south of West O Street.
               Fact Sheet (248K)
							 

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

8)   03R-276   Reappointing Kent Thompson to the Lincoln Housing
               Authority Board for a five-year term expiring July
               1, 2008. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82392)

9)   03R-277   Reappointing Gary Hejl and Rich Wiese to the
               Community Forestry Advisory Board for a three-year
               term expiring August 17, 2006. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82393)

10)  03R-278   Appointing William W. Lester to the Community
               Health Endowment Board of Trustees for a thee-year
               term expiring September 1, 2006. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82394)
               Attachment (131K)
							 
11)  03R-279   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the city and approving disposition of
               claims set forth therein for the period of
               September 16 - 30, 2003. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82395)
               Attachment (26K)
               Fact Sheet (14K)
							 
12)  03R-280   Approving the 2003-04 Work Plan for the Stormwater
               Interlocal Agreement between the City and the
               Lower Platte South NRD for addressing stormwater
               quality and quantity issues in the City. (ADOPTED, 6-0,
               A-82396)
               Attachment (301K)
               Fact Sheet (56K)
							 
13)  03R-281   Special Permit 634D - Application of F. Pace Woods
               II to amend the Skyline Rolling Hills Community
               Unit Plan to revise the lot layout to accommodate
               wider rights-of-way for roundabouts and boulevards
               with medians, including waivers to allow a
               roundabout longitudinal grade from 3% to 5%, to
               allow a splitter island approaching a roundabout,
               and to allow driveway access off a roundabout, on
               property generally located at South 21st Street
               and Ridgeline Drive. (AMENDED, 4-2, CAMP & SVOBODA 
               DISSENTING; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 6-0; A-82397)
               Fact Sheet (378K)
							 
14)  03R-282   Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Old Mill Village consisting of 115 residential
               lots and one outlot, including waiver requests to
               allow street grades greater than 3% at an
               intersection approach, to allow sanitary sewer
               grades opposite street grades, to allow double
               frontage lots, to allow block length to exceed the
               maximum length without a pedestrian easement, and
               waiver of improvements to urban standards, on
               property generally located at S.W. 12th Street and
               W. South Street. (MOTION TO AMEND #1 ADOPTED, 6-0;
               MOTION TO AMEND #2 FAILED, 3-3, CAMP, FRIENDT, SVOBODA
               DISSENTING; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 6-0; A-82398)
               Fact Sheet (465K)
							 
15)  03R-283   Approving an application by the Parks and
               Recreation Department to the Nebraska Game and
               Parks Commission for financial assistance from the
               Land and Water Conservation Grant Funds for
               replacement of the public playground in Mahoney
               Park. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-82399)
               Fact Sheet (73K)
							 
 
                          - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS 

16)             Formal Petitions for Ornamental Lighting District 286
                at 27th Street to 20th Street, Van Dorn Street to High
                Street submitted by JoLynn & Jeffrey Bomberger, Daryl &
                Genie L. Bahm, Brenda & Michael Naber, Patricia C.
                Meisenholder, Aimee Poor, Jerome S. & Karen K.
                Linderman. (PLACED ON FILE 10/6/03 - REFERRED TO P.W.
                10/6/03)


17)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

		Setting the hearing date of Monday, October 27, 2003 at 5:30 p.m.
		for the reconsideration of the application of Overstreet, Inc.
		dba T's Stop & Shop for a Class B liquor license located at 1301 
		North 27th Street. (WITHDRAWN BY APPLICANT)

		Setting the hearing date of Monday, October 27, 2003 at 5:30 p.m.
		for the application of Harris-Fraley VFW Harris-Fraley VFW Post 131
		for a Class C liquor license located at 5721 Johanna Road. 
                (ADOPTED, 5-0, WERNER & MCROY ABSENT; A-82400)

		Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of ordinances and resolutions
		passed by Council on October 6, 2003. (PLACED ON FILE)

		Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunications Occupation Tax for the
		month of August, 2003:  Alyon Technologies, Inc.; quantum Shift Communications; 
		T-Netix Telecom Services, Inc.; Ciera Network Systems, Inc.; Trac Fone Wireless,
		Inc.; Teligent Services, Inc.; Star Number, Inc.; IBM Global Services-NS Div.;
		United Systems Access Telecom; Alltel Systems of the Midwest, Inc.; Alltel 
		Communications of Nebraska, Inc.; and Alltel Nebraska, Inc.; for the month of 
		September, 2003:  ATS Mobile Telephone Co., Inc. (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS - NONE

ORDINANCES - 1st READING (ITEMS 18-21 HAD 1ST READING)

18)  03-155    Vacating Potter Street between 26th and 27th
               Streets.
               Fact Sheet (415K)
							 
19)  03-156    Amending the Lincoln Corporate Limits Map by
               annexing approximately 468.49 acres of property
               generally located at West Van Dorn Street and
               South Folsom Street.
               Fact Sheet (1638K)
							 
20)  03-157    Vacating the public right-of-way surrounding the
               new theater complex generally located from 11th to
               12th Streets, between P and O Streets, and portion
               of the east-west alley in the same block, and
               retaining title in the City of Lincoln for
               purposes of conveying a redevelopment easement in
               connection with the downtown theater property.
               Fact Sheet (534K)
							 
21)  03-158    Approving a 15-year Lease Agreement
               between the City and Lincoln Midget
               Football for the use of park property
               west of Sherman Field for a football
               field complex.
               Attachment (256K)
               Fact Sheet (40K)
							 

ORDINANCES - 3RD READING - NONE

PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

22)  03-151    Change of Zone 3418 - Application of Kenneth and
               Rosemary Franks for a change of zone from R-4
               Residential District to H-2 Highway Business
               District on property generally located east of N.
               48th Street on Orchard Street. (9/29/03 - P.H.
               Delayed to 10/27/03)
               Fact Sheet
							 
23)  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.
               (8/25/03 - Public Hearing Con't. To 1/12/04)
               Fact Sheet (974K)
               Attachment (31K)
							 

PENDING LIST  (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

24)  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)
							 
25)  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)
							 
26)  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)
							 
27)  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)
							 
28)  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)
							 
29)  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)
							 
30)  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)
							 
31)  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)
							 
32)  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)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2003 AT 1:30 P.M.:         (APPROVED, 7-0)
                                                      
33)  03R-284   Approving a Pharmaceutical Cache Agreement between
               the City for Metropolitan Medical Response System
               (MMRS) and McKesson Corporation and Ken's Pharmacy
               to allow the Lincoln Lancaster County Health
               Department to maintain a stockpile of antibiotics
               for use in an emergency.
               Attachment (194K)
               Fact Sheet (39K)
	 
34)  03R-286   Reappointing W. Cecil Steward to the Lincoln-
               Lancaster County Planning Commission for a six-
               year term expiring August 24, 2009.

35)  03R-287   Appointing Jennifer J.  Brinkman and Lynn
               Sunderman to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning
               Commission for six-year terms expiring August 24,
               2009.

36)  03R-288   Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and County for the Harvest Project Contract to
               provide treatment for mental health, substance
               abuse, and aging service to elderly residents of
               Lancaster County.
               Attachment (407K)
               Fact Sheet (41K)
							 
37)  03R-289   Special Permit 2032 - Application of THN, L.L.C.
               for authority to sell alcoholic beverages for
               consumption off the premises on property generally
               located at 2535 O Street.
               Fact Sheet (298K)
							 
38)  03R-290   Special Permit 2033 - Application of THN, L.L.C.
               for authority to sell alcoholic beverages for
               consumption on the premises of Cafe de Mai and
               Season Banquet Hall on property generally located
               at 2535 O Street. 
               Fact Sheet (300K)
							 
39)  03R-291   Special Permit 1939B - Application of Nebraska
               Heart Hospital L.L.C. to revise the parking lot
               layout, to add parking spaces, and to add 33,500
               square feet of medical office space, of the
               Nebraska Heart Hospital special permit, including
               a waiver of the maximum building height from 35'
               to 44' in the R-3 Residential District, on
               property generally located southeast of the
               intersection of S. 91st Street and Heritage Lakes
               Drive.
               Fact Sheet (1.2MB)
							 
40)  03R-292   Special Permit 1960 - Application of Olsson
               Associates on behalf of the property owners to
               develop Grandview Heights Community Unit Plan
               consisting of 52 dwelling units, with a waiver to
               eliminate the recreation component, on property
               generally located on the northwest corner of N.
               14th Street and Superior Street. (In connection
               w/03R-293)
               Fact Sheet (1MB)
							 
41)  03R-293   Accepting and approving the preliminary plat of
               Grandview Heights to develop 52 lots including
               waivers of the required side lines at right angles
               to the street or radial, sanitary sewers to follow
               the horizontal alignment of the roadway, street
               light intervals to allow 55' spacing, sidewalks on
               both sides of streets, street paving to allow
               rural road cross section and ditches, location of
               water and sanitary sewer mains in relation to
               centerline, storm water, sanitary sewer transfer,
               block lengths that exceed 1320', pedestrian access
               in block lengths greater than 1000 feet, maximum
               length of dead end streets and cul-de-sacs, urban
               street tangent lengths, lot depth to width ratio,
               street trees, intersection platforms, and double
               frontage lots, on property generally located on
               the northwest corner of N. 14th Street and
               Superior Street. (In connection w/03R-292)
               Fact Sheet (1MB)
							 
42)  03R-294   Approving the appointment of Don W. Taute as
               Personnel Director effective October 20, 2003.


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     WEDNESDAY (10/15/03) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY
     COUNCIL MEETING (10/20/03).

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     SO AT THIS TIME.


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