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                     ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                             MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2003 AT 1:30 P.M.


                                      ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS - NONE



PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING (ITEM 1 HAD 2ND READING; SEE ITEM #1)

 1) 03-187    Authorizing and providing for the issuance of
              highway allocation fund pledge bonds of the
              City of Lincoln, Nebraska in an amount not to
              exceed $35,000,000.   (CONTINUED PUBLIC
              HEARING TO 1/5/04, 7-0)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

2)   03R-334   Approving an Agreement between the Lincoln
               Lancaster County Health Department and Lincoln
               Medical Education Foundation to provide medical
               consultation services and department clinical
               medical service for a three-year term.
               Fact Sheet (590K)
               (PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION CON'T. TO 1/5/04, 7-0)

                      - END OF PUBLIC HEARING -



CONSENT AGENDA:

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS - NONE

3)   MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

              Clerk's Letter and Mayor's approval of ordinances and
              resolutions passed by the Council on December 15, 2003.
                (PLACED ON FILE)

  	      Report of City Treasurer of City cash on hand at the
              close of business November 30, 2003. (PLACED ON FILE)

	      Lincoln Housing Authority 2003 Annual Report.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

	      Investment of Funds of the week of December 8 thru
              December 19, 2003. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-82519) 



REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS



                    - END CONSENT AGENDA -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING - NONE




ORDINANCES - 3RD READING

4)   03-181    Declaring approximately 5 acres of property
               generally located adjacent to the Highlands Golf
               Course at N.W. 12th Street, north of W. Highlands
               Boulevard, as surplus. (In connection w/03-
               182)
               Fact Sheet (245K)
	       (DELAYED ACTION TO 1/5/04, 7-0)

5)   03-182    Change of Zone 3425 - Application of the Director
               of Parks and Recreation for a change of zone from
               P Public Use to O-3 Office Park, on property
               generally located adjacent to the Highlands Golf
               Course at N.W. 12th Street, north of W. Highlands
               Boulevard. (In connection w/03-181)
               Fact Sheet (231K)
	       (DELAYED ACTION TO 1/5/04, 7-0)

6)   03-185    Change of Zone 3427 - Amending Section 27.69.090
               of the Lincoln Municipal Code to allow Community
               Playhouses as an additional use permitted for the
               same sign package as Schools and Churches.
               Fact Sheet (228K)
               (DELAYED ACTION TO 1/5/04, 7-0)

7)   03-186    Change of Zone 3426 - Application of Lambert
               Investments #2 for a change of zone from H-1
               Interstate Commercial District to H-3 Highway
               Commercial District on property generally located
               at N.W. 12th and W. Bond Streets.
               Fact Sheet (234K)
               (DELAYED ACTION TO 1/5/04, 7-0)


RESOLUTIONS & ORDINANCE VETOED BY THE MAYOR FOR COUNCIL
   CONSIDERATION

8)   03R-334   Special Permit 2002 - App. of Quin-C, Inc. for
               authority to sell alcoholic beverages for
               consumption off the premises on property generally
               located at 4801 Randolph St.(12/8/03 - Tie Vote
               - Action Delayed to 12/15/03) (12/15/03 -
               (Adopted, 4-3; Cook, Newman, Werner Dissenting;
               A-82516)
               Fact Sheet (590K)
               (OVERRIDE OF MAYOR'S VETO PASSED, 5-2;
                COOK, NEWMAN DISSENTING; A-82516)

9)   03R-335   Special Permit 2039 - App. of Mesal Enterprises
               for authority to sell alcoholic beverages for
               consumption off the premises on property generally
               located at 5240 S. 48th St. (12/8/03 - Tie Vote
               - Action Delayed to 12/15/03) (12/15/03 -
               (Adopted, 4-3; Cook, Newman, Werner Dissenting;
               A-82516) 
               Fact Sheet (857K)
	       (OVERRIDE OF MAYOR'S VETO PASSED, 5-2;
               COOK, NEWMAN DISSENTING; A-82517) 

10)  03-176S3  Amending Title 8 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               relating to Health and Sanitation by creating a
               new Chapter 8.48 entitled the Lincoln Smokefree
               Air Act to set forth the title and purpose of the
               Chapter, to set forth general provisions regarding
               definitions used in the Chapter, to provide
               definitions for words used in the Chapter, to
               provide exceptions to the provisions of the
               chapter; to require the posting of signs, to
               provide for the enforcement of the provisions of
               the chapter, to provide penalties for violations
               of the chapter, to provide for severability of the
               chapter, and providing that this ordinance shall
               become effective 18 months after City Council
               approval.(Public Hearings 11/3/03 and
               11/17/03)  (11/24/03 - Action delayed 1 week
               to 12/1/03) (Description/"Blurb" modified to reflect
               Motions to Amend Adopted at 11/24/03 Council Meeting)
               (12/1/03 - Action delayed 1 week to
               12/8/03)(Descripton/"Blurb" modified to reflect
               motions to amend adopted at 12/1/03 Council Meeting)
               (12/8/03 - Action Delayed to 12/15/03)
               (Description/"Blurb" modified to reflect Motions
               to Amend Adopted at 12/08/03 Council Meeting)-
               (12/15/03 - Amendment #29 Adopted, 7-0; Amendment #31
               Adopted, 7-0; Passed, 5-2; Svoboda, Werner
               Dissenting; #18285)
               (OVERRIDE OF MAYOR'S VETO PASSED, 5-2;
               SVOBODA, WERNER DISSENTING; #18285)
               To see final, complete version of ordinance
               go to City Clerk Document Management Search page
               and fill in Document Number 18285.
               Then click on the linked 18285 number to
               view a tif image of the ordinance.


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

11)  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)

12)  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)

13)  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)

14)  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)

15)  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)

16)  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)

17)  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)

18)  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)

19)  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)

20)  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)

21)            Appeal Denial of Request for Categorical Exemption
               from Impact Fees Submitted by Peter Katt on Behalf
               of Mary Jo Livingston and Mount Olive Evangelical
               Church.  (9/15/03 - Approved Hearing Date of
               10/6/03 at 1:30 P.m , 7-0. 9/22/03 - Re-set
               hearing date to 10/20/03 (Applicant has
               requested to place on Pending)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2004 AT 1:30 P.M.:

     NONE

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     WEDNESDAY (12/31/03) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY
     COUNCIL MEETING (1/5/04).


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




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