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         AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING TO BE HELD
                  MONDAY, AUGUST 28,  2006 AT 5:30 P.M.

              THERE WILL BE NO COUNCIL MEETING THE WEEK OF 
                    SEPTEMBER 4, 2006, DUE TO THE HOLIDAY
  

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)             Application of Sifu, Inc. dba 2020 Convenience Stop for a Class D
               liquor license at 2020 O Street. (8/21/06 -
               P.H. & Action delayed to 8/28/06)

2)             Manager application of Sinh V. Chau for Sifu, Inc.
               dba 2020 Convenience Stop at 2020 O Street.
               (8/21/06 - P.H. & Action delayed to
               8/28/06)

3)             Application of Roboco, Inc. dba Wasabi to add a
               catering license to their Class C liquor license
               at 239 N. 14th Street.

4)             Application of Blue Orchid, LLC dba Blue Orchid to
               expand its presently licensed premises by the
               addition of a sidewalk caf‚ measuring
               approximately 33 feet by 16 feet to the south.


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)

5)   06-143    Approving a License Agreement between the City and
               Alltel for the placement of a telecommunications
               tower and facilities to be located on City
               property at Van Dorn Park at 9th and Van Dorn
               Streets.
               Fact Sheet (44K)
               Attachment (687K)

6)   06-145    Amending Title 8 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               relating to Health and Sanitation by creating a
               new Chapter 8.52, Graffiti Abatement Act, to set
               forth the title, purpose and definitions, to
               prohibit the act of placing graffiti on any public
               or private building, to prohibit the failure to
               remove graffiti, defining graffiti as a public
               nuisance and providing for notice and abatement
               procedures, to provide the means and conditions
               for appealing a notice and order to abate
               graffiti, and to provide for the enforcement and
               penalties for violations.
               Fact Sheet (13K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

7)   06-86     Authorizing execution and delivery of the
               Development Agreement between the City and
               various owners for the development of
               approximately 726 acres of property generally
               located at S. 84th Street and Rokeby Road and
               for the issuance of bonds for the
               installation of infrastructure to serve the
               area. (Related Items: 06-86, 06R-110)
               (6/12/06 - Public Hearing & 2nd
               Reading cont'd to 7/10/06) (7/10/06 - P.H. &
               2nd Reading con't. to 7/24/06)
               (7/24/06 - P.H. & 2nd Reading con't. to 8/28/06)
               Attachment (27K)

8)   06R-110   Comp. Plan Amendment 06002 - Amending the 2025
               Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to (a)
               amend the 2025 Future Service Limit to add land
               west of 98th Street from Yankee Hill Road to one-
               half mile south of Rokeby Road; (b) amend the
               Urban Growth tier and associated maps in the same
               area from Tier I, Priority B, to Tier I, Priority
               A, and land from Tier II to a mix of Tier I,
               Priority A and B; and (c) to change the land use
               in the area being added to the Future Service
               Limit from Agricultural to Urban Residential.
               (Related Items: 06-86, 06R-110) (Action Date:
               6/19/06) (6/12/06 - Public Hearing & 2nd
               Reading cont'd to 7/10/06) (7/10/06 - P.H. con't.
               to 7/24/06) (7/24/06 - P.H. con't. to 8/28/06)
               Fact Sheet (570K)

9)   06R-160   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of August 1 - 15,
               2006.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (19K)

10)  06R-161   Approving the 2006 - 07 Work Plan for the
               Interlocal Agreement on Stormwater Management
               between the City and Lower Platte South Natural
               Resources District regarding stormwater quality
               and quantity issues.
               Fact Sheet (57K)
               Attachment (178K)

11)  06R-162   Approving the name of Martin Prairie for the 467
               acres of recently acquired prairie land west of
               Pioneers Park.
               Fact Sheet (53K)


Anyone wishing to address an item on the Consent Agenda may
do so at this time

                    - CONSENT AGENDA -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

12)            Setting the Hearing date of Monday, Sept. 11, 2006
               at 1:30 p.m. for Application of B & R, Inc. dba
               Super Saver #9 for a Class C liquor license
               located at 2662 Cornhusker Highway.

13)            Setting the Hearing date of Monday, Sept. 11, 2006
               at 1:30 p.m. for Application of Down the Hatch,
               Inc. dba Down the Hatch for a Class I liquor
               license located at 5601 NW 1st Street.


14)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

15)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by Council on August 14,
               2006. (Placed on file)

16)            Report of City Treasurer of Cash on Hand at the
               close of business on July 31, 2006. (Placed on
               file)

17)  06R-163   Reappointing William Lester to the Community
               Health Endowment Board of Trustees for a three-
               year term expiring September 1, 2009.

18)  06R-164   Appointing Alison Larson, Maria Lintel Prendes,
               and Lois Baldwin to the Community Health Endowment
               Board of Trustees for three-year terms expiring
               September 1, 2009.
               Attachment (163K)

19)  06R-165   Appointing Joyce Ebmeier to the EMS, Inc. Board of
               Directors to fill an unexpired three-year term
               expiring March 28, 2008.
               Attachment (25K)

20)  06R-166   Appointing Christi Chaves to the EMS, Inc. Board
               of Directors to fill an unexpired three-year term
               expiring March 28, 2007.
               Attachment (30K)

21)            Setting a hearing date of Monday, September 18,
               2006,  at 10:00 a.m. for Public Works' Board of
               Equalization Special Assessment  Group II.

22)            Request of Public Works to set a Public Hearing
               date of Monday, September 25, 2006, at 5:30 p.m.
               and place on the formal City Council Agenda the
               following:
     06-153         To provide authority to create and order
                    constructed a water main 6-inch in diameter
                    along NW 19th Street between West Q
                    and West S Street and assess the costs
                    thereof against the benefitted properties.

     06-154         To provide authority to create and order
                    constructed a sanitary sewer 8-inch in
                    diameter along South 15th
                    Street, between Mulberry and Plum Street
                    and assess the costs thereof against the
                    benefitted property.

     06-155         To provide authority to create and order
                    constructed a water main 6-inch in diameter
                    along Orchard Street, North 67th to
                    North 68th Streets and assess the
                    costs thereof against the benefitted
                    property.

                    - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                   -   END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)

23)  06-146    Approving a five-year/3,500 hour lease/purchase
               agreement between the City and Merchants Capitol
               Resources, Inc. to provide a 90-horse power class
               backhoe loader for use by the Public Works &
               Utilities Water Division in construction and
               maintenance projects.
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (921K)

24)  06-147    Amending Chapter 8.06 Air Pollution, Chapter 8.20
               Lincoln Food Code, 8.24 Noise Control Ordinance,
               Chapter 8.38 Public Swimming Pools, 8.40 Spa
               Facilities, and 8.44 Water Wells of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to increase permit fees for the
               Health Department.
               Fact Sheet (67K)

25)  06-148    Amending Chapter 24.38  of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code, Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems, to
               increase fees for various on-site wastewater
               treatment system permits. (septic tanks and/or
               lagoons)
               Fact Sheet (24K)

26)  06-149    Misc. 06011 - Amending Section 26.23.160 of the
               Lincoln Municipal Code Land Subdivision Ordinance
               to clarify that when neighborhood park land is
               dedicated, the developer shall be reimbursed with
               Neighborhood Park and Trail Impact Fees.
               Fact Sheet (24K)

27)  06-150    Street Name Change 06004 - Renaming that portion
               of Capitol Beach Boulevard located south of O
               Street as S.W. Capitol Beach Boulevard.
               Fact Sheet (135K)

28)  06-151    Annexation 06013 - Amending the Lincoln Corporate
               Limits Map by annexing approximately .4 acres of
               property generally located northeast of the
               intersection of Old Cheney Road and South 96th
               Place. (Related Items: 06-151, 06-152)
               Fact Sheet (242K)

29)  06-152    Change of Zone 06047 - Application of the property
               owners for a change of zone from AG Agricultural
               District to R-3 Residential District, on property
               generally located northeast of the intersection of
               Old Cheney Road and South 96th Place. (Related
               Items: 06-151, 06-152)
               Fact Sheet (250K)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)

30)  06-142    Authorizing a lease agreement between the City
               (Lessee) and the Airport Authority (Lessor) for
               land and a fire station for a period of 31 years
               with an additional term of 30 years; rent to be
               paid in accordance with the terms of the
               Interlocal Agreement. (Related Items: 06-142,
               06R-157)
               Fact Sheet (45K)
               Attachment (1331K)

31)  06R-157   Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and the Airport Authority authorizing the Airport
               Authority to build a fire station and associated
               facilities on land totaling approximately 42,400
               square feet, to lease such property to the City
               through a long term lease agreement, and setting
               the rent based on the final cost of the
               building(s) not to exceed $7,389 per month.
               (Related Items: 06-142, 06R-157) (Action
               Date: 8/28/06)
               Fact Sheet (47K)
               Attachment (23K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

32)  06-137    Amending Title 5 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to Licenses and
               Regulations by amending or repealing
               sections within Chapter 5.41, Salvaging,
               Recycling and Composting Operations, to
               delete provisions relating to salvaging
               operations and to make Chapter 5.41
               apply only to recycling and composting
               operations; adding a new Chapter 5.43
               entitled Salvage Dealers and Salvage
               Collectors to establish and relocate
               provisions dealing with salvaging
               operations previously found in Chapter
               5.41. (8/14/06 - P.H. & Action con't.
               to 9/11/06)
               Fact Sheet (8K)


PENDING LIST

33)  02-114    Amending Chapter 2.54 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code by adding a new  section entitled "Standards
               of Ethical Conduct for Employees & Elected
               Officials" to supplement the existing conflicts of
               interest regulations. (7/29/02 - Placed on
               Pending until a committee is formed)
               Fact Sheet (3K)

34)  04-188    Annexation 03001 - Amending the Lincoln Corporate
               Limits Map by annexing approx. 214 acres of
               property generally located at N. 56th St. & Arbor
               Rd. (In connection 04R-273, 04-189, 04R-272)
               (10/11/04 - Placed on Pending Indefinitely)

35)  04R-273   Approving the North Bank Junction Annexation &
               Zoning Agreement between the City and Roger &
               Eldonna Schwisow and Hartland Homes, Inc. relating
               to the annexation of approx. 214 acres on property
               generally located at N. 56th St. & Arbor Rd.
               (In connection w/04-188, 04-189, 04R-272)
               (10/11/04 - Placed on Pending Indefinitely)
               Attachment (527K)

36)  04-189    Change of Zone 3398 - Application of Hartland
               Homes, Inc., Rodger & Eldonna Schwisow for a
               change from AG Agricultural to R-3 Residential for
               approx. 123 acres & H-4 General Commercial for
               approx. 21 acres on property generally located at
               N. 56th St. & Arbor Rd. (In connection w/04-
               188, 04R-273, 04R-272) (10/11/04 - Placed on
               Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (217K)

37)  04R-272   Special Permit 2004 - Application of Hartland
               Homes, Inc., Rodger & Eldonna Schwisow to develop
               125,000 sq. ft. of planned service commercial
               floor area, with variances to the rear & side yard
               setback requirements on property located at N.
               56th St. & Arbor Rd. (In connection w/04-188,
               04R-273, 04R-189, 04R-272) (10/11/04 - Placed on
               Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (535K)

38)  05R-301   Comp. Plan Amendment No. 05011 - Amending the 2025
               Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan by
               changing approximately 14 acres of Public/Semi-
               Public and Green Space to Commercial use, on
               property generally located at the southeast corner
               of N. 84th Street and Havelock Ave.
               (Related Items: 05R-301, 05R-302)(12/19/05 -
               Placed on Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (676K)

39)  05R-302   Approving a memorandum of Understanding between
               the City and the Lancaster County Agricultural
               Society associated with the Society's request for
               a comprehensive plan amendment designating
               approximately 14.4 acres generally located on the
               southeast corner of 84th Street and
               Havelock Avenue as commercial. (Related Items:
               05R-301, 05R-302) (12/19/05 - Placed on Pending 
               Indefinitely)

40)  05-188    Change of Zone 3413 - Application of Landon's
               Neighborhood Association for a change of zone from
               R-4 Residential to R-2 Residential on property
               generally located at North 24th and Superior
               Streets. (12/19/05 - Placed on Pending
               Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (1465K)

41)  06-16     Repealing Chapter 14.44 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to Obstructions on
               Corner Lots as the requirements set forth in
               Chapter 14.44 would be more appropriately
               addressed in the City of Lincoln Design
               Standards.(2/27/06 - Placed on Pending for
               8 wks to 4/24/06 (Action only) ) (4/17/06 -
               Moved to Pending List, No Date Certain) 
               Fact Sheet (14K)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2006 AT 1:30 P.M.:
     

42)  06R-167   Appointing Scott Young and Laurie Thomas Lee to
               the Cable Advisory Board for three-year terms
               expiring July 1, 2009.
               Attachment (57K)

43)  06R-168   Adopting fees for special waste disposal permits
               for the purpose of administering, operating, and
               enforcing the special waste permit provisions of
               Chapter 8.32 of the Lincoln Municipal Code.
               Fact Sheet (64K)
               Attachment (14K)

44)  06R-169   Amending the Lincoln-Lancaster County Air
               Pollution Control Regulations and Standards to
               update the regulations in conformance with United
               States Environmental Protection Agency and the
               Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.
               Fact Sheet (53K)
               Attachment (257K)

45)  06R-170   Approving enhanced landscaping in select locations
               along the O Street, 45th to 52nd Street project
               limits, to identify source of funds for
               establishment of landscape plantings and other
               features, and their ongoing maintenance.
               Fact Sheet (4350K)
               Attachment (538K)

46)  06R-171   Approving an Agreement between the City and the
               State of Nebraska Department of Roads, for State
               funds for the O Street, 45th to 52nd Street
               Roadway Reconstruction project.
               Fact Sheet (60K)
               Attachment (154K)

47)  06R-172   Approving an Agreement between the City and the
               State of Nebraska Department of Roads regarding
               right-of-way acquisition by Dept. of Roads for the
               South Beltway and the acquisition of conservation
               easements by the City and the Lower Platte South
               NRD within the floodplain and floodprone areas
               abutting the South Beltway right-of-way.
               Fact Sheet (61K)
               Attachment (82K)

48)  06R-173   Approving an Agreement between the City and County
               to provide the City with an appropriate facility
               at the County Youth Assessment Center for
               temporary detention of juveniles taken into
               custody by the Lincoln Police Department.
               Fact Sheet (21K)
               Attachment (179K)

49)  06R-174   Approving an Occupational Health Clinic and
               Ancillary Services Contract between the City, LES
               and St. Elizabeth Health System for employee
               workers' compensation injuries and miscellaneous
               medical and other services for a three-year term.
               Fact Sheet (22K)
               Attachment (675K)

50)  06R-175   Authorizing and supporting the Parks & Recreation
               Department's submittal of a grant application to
               the Transportation Enhancement Program of the
               State of Nebraska Department of Roads to fund the
               construction of the Jamaica North Trail   Phase II
               for approximately 2.25 miles from 4th and Calvert
               to 4th and J Streets.
               Fact Sheet (61K)

51)  06R-176   Authorizing and supporting the Parks & Recreation
               Department's submittal of a grant application to
               the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for a
               Recreation Trails Program Grant for construction
               of a connector trail to its Bison Trail and Van
               Dorn Park/Highway 2 Trail.
               Fact Sheet (62K)


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     AGENDA, SHOULD NOTIFY THE CITY CLERK BY 10:00 A.M. ON THE
     WEDNESDAY (8/23/06)  PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL
     MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION WHICH IS 8/28//06.



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