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         ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                 MONDAY, OCTOBER 30,  2006 AT 5:30 P.M.

                        ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

                              

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            Application of B&R Stores, Inc. dba Russ's Market
               #2 for a Class C liquor license at 130 N. 66th
               Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84087)

 2)            Manager application of James C. Kelsey for B&R
               Stores, Inc. dba Russ's Market #2 at 130 N. 66th
               Street.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84088)


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

   NONE


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 3)  06R-205   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of October 1 - 15,
               2006.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84089)
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (17K)

 4)  06R-206   Use Permit 146B - Application of West Gate Bank to
               adjust the sign requirements to allow an
               additional ground sign in excess of the maximum
               area allowed, on property generally located
               northeast of the intersection of Old Cheney Road
               and Highway 2.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84090)
               Fact Sheet (406K)

 5)  06R-207   Approving a schedule of fees the City may charge
               for ambulance service and implementing
               recommendations of the EMS Review Committee.
               (AMENDED #1, 7-0; AMENDED #2, 6-1; COOK DISSENTING; 
               ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-84091)
               Fact Sheet (108K)
               Attachment (7K)

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

                    - CONSENT AGENDA -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 6)            Formal petition for the creation of a Special
               Assessment District for the acquisition, grading,
               paving, storm sewer, sidewalks, ornamental street
               lighting, water line, other utilities and street
               trees to allow the street connection of North
               50th from O Street to R Street to fulfill
               a condition of the Redevelopment Agreement.
               (REFFERED TO PUBLIC WORKS 10/20/06)

 7)            THE FOLLOWING HAVE BEEN REFERRED TO THE PLANNING 
               DEPARTMENT:
               Change of Zone 06071 - App. of Director of
               Parks and Recreation to change from AG to R-3 and
               AG to P Public Use District on property at
               Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street.
               Change of Zone 06072 - App. of Rezac-
               Pickering-Williams, LLC to change from AG to AGR
               on property located at SW 27th Street and
               W Denton Road.
               Special Permit 06062 - App. of E.S.P., Inc.
               for extraction of soil on property located at N.
               56th Street and Waverly Road.
               Special Permit 06067 - App. of Architectural
               Design Associates, P.C. for an approximately 100'
               tall broadcast tower, with request to waive the
               fall zone, on property located at S. 44th
               Street and N Street.
               Special Permit 06068 - App. of Rezac-
               Pickering-Williams, LLC, The Bridges Community
               Unit Plan, for approximately 70 single family
               dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks,
               street trees, street lighting, landscape
               screening, block length, preliminary plat, storm
               water detention, sanitary sewer running opposite
               street grades, rollover curb in lieu of typical
               curb and gutter, front and rear yard setbacks, and
               BTA grading requirements for future roadways, on
               property located at SW 27th Street and W
               Denton Road.

 8)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, November 13,
               2006 at 1:30 p.m. for the App. of B & R Stores,
               Inc. dba Super Saver #17 for a Class C liquor
               license located at 2525 Pine Lake Road.(ADOPTED, 
               7-0; A-84092)


 9)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

10)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Ordinances
               and Resolutions passed by Council on October 16,
               2006.(PLACED ON FILE)

11)            Assessment Resolution  for Board of Equalization 
               for Downtown Business Improvement District to be
               held Monday, November 6, 2006. (ADOPTED, 7-0; 
               A-84093)

12)            Assessment Resolution for Board of Equalization
               for Core Business Improvement District Overlay to
               be held  Monday, November 6, 2006.(ADOPTED, 7-0; 
               A-84094)

13)            Assessment Resolution for Board of Equalization
               for Downtown Maintenance District  to be held
               Monday, November 6, 2006.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84095)
     
                    - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                   -   END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 14 THRU 21 HAD 1ST READING)

14)  06-189    Authorizing and providing for the issuance of not
               to exceed $27,000,000 aggregate principal amount
               of general obligation highway allocation bonds of
               the City of Lincoln, Nebraska.

15)  06-190    Approving a one-year Lease Agreement between the
               City and Spirits by Beckman for the lease of space
               by the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging for its
               Lincoln Information For the Elderly (LIFE) Program
               at 708 N. Chestnut, Wahoo, Nebraska.
               Fact Sheet (48K)
               Attachment (64K)

16)  06-191    Amending Section 2.76.385 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code to revise and clarify that funeral leave is
               allowed for employees attending the funeral of a
               fellow employee.
               Fact Sheet (137K)

17)  06-166    Approving a License Agreement between the City and
               New Cingular Wireless PCS for the placement of
               telecommunications facilities upon City property
               at Van Dorn Park generally located at S. 10th and
               Van Dorn Street.
               Fact Sheet (39K)
               Attachment (1962K)

18)  06-167    Approving a License Agreement between the City and
               New Cingular Wireless PCS for the placement of
               telecommunications facilities upon City property
               at Pioneers Park generally located at 3403 West
               Van Dorn Street.
               Fact Sheet (39K)
               Attachment (1877K)

 19) 06-194    Approving a License Agreement between the City and
               Verizon Wireless for the placement of
               telecommunications facilities upon City property
               at Holmes Lake Park generally located at 3801 S.
               70th Street. Street.
               Fact Sheet (41K)
               Attachment (818K)

20)  06-192    Vacation No. 06006 - Vacating the east-west alley
               between Q and R Streets from 24th Street to 25th
               Street.
               Fact Sheet (201K)

21)  06-193    Change of Zone 06059 - Amending Chapter 27.69 of
               the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to signs by
               amending Section 27.69.020 to add definitions for
               the terms animation, dissolve, fade, NIT and
               scroll and to revise the definitions of the terms
               changeable copy sign, electric changeable copy
               sign, flashing/blinking/pulsating sign, and
               illuminated sign; amending Section 27.69.030 to 
               provide standards for illumination, to prohibit
               signs which display an animated message or
               simulates animation and to provide regulations for
               electronic changeable copy signs; by amending
               Section 27.69.035 to modify provisions regarding
               administrative permits for off-premises signs, to
               require that any two off-premises electronic
               changeable copy signs be 5,000 feet apart measured
               in all directions, to allow existing off-premises
               signs to be converted to electronic changeable
               copy signs provided the sign is located at least
               150 feet from and does not face a residential
               district, cemetery or park, to allow illumination
               of off-premises signs between midnight and 5:00
               a.m. for government initiated emergency
               information announcements, to revise provisions
               regarding removal of existing nonconforming off-
               premises signs in order to install a new off-
               premises sign; by amending Section 27.69.070 to
               allow on-premises signs in the B-4 District to be
               animated or to simulate animation; by repealing
               Section 27.69.270 relating to public service
               information signs in nonresidential districts; and
               amending Section 27.69.330 to allow LED or similar
               technologies to have exposed illumination.
               Fact Sheet (113K)


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

22)  06-184    Approving an Agreement between the City
               and the Firth Community Center for the
               lease of space by the Lincoln Area
               Agency on Aging for its ActivAge Center
               program at 311 Nemaha Street, Firth, NE
               for a period of September 1, 2006
               through August 31, 2007.(PASSED, 7-0; #18836)
               Fact Sheet (43K)
               Attachment (63K)

23) 06-185     Street Name Change No. 06008 - Naming the unnamed
               street entering East Campus as "Dairy Store Drive"
               located north off of Holdrege Street between 37th
               and 38th Streets.(PASSED, 7-0; #18837)
               Fact Sheet (278K)

24) 06-186     Street Name Change No. 06007 - Renaming "Salt
               Creek Road" as "Ox Bow Road" and "Enterprise
               Circle" as "Ox Bow Court" in Landmark Corporate
               Center preliminary and final plats generally
               located at N. 33rd Street and Folkways Boulevard.
               PASSED, 7-0; #18838)
               Fact Sheet (422K)

25) 06-187     Annexation No. 06014 - Amending the Lincoln
               Corporate Limits Map by annexing approximately
               4.67 acres of property generally located at North
               14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. (Related
               Items: 06-187, 06-188, 06R-204)(PASSED, 7-0; #18839)         		   
               Fact Sheet (192K)

26) 06-188     Change of Zone No. 06053 - Application of Hartland
               Homes, Inc. for a change of zone from AG
               Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District
               on property generally located at North 14th Street
               and Pennsylvania Avenue. (Related Items: 06-
               187, 06-188, 06R-204) (PASSED, 7-0; #18840)
               Fact Sheet (262K)

27) 06R-204    Appeal of Hartland Homes Inc. from the conditions
               of the Planning Commission approval of Special
               Permit 5015A, for the development of Hartland's
               Garden Valley Community Unit Plan on property
               generally located northwest of N. 14th Street and
               Pennsylvania Avenue. (Related Items: 06-187,
               06-188, 06R-204) (Action Date: 10/30/06) (AMENDED
               #1, 4-3; COOK, MARVIN, NEWMAN DISSENTING; AMENDED 
               #2, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 6-1; MARVIN DISSENTING;   
               A-84096)
               Fact Sheet (1251K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN - NONE


PENDING LIST  (EXTENDED ONE WEEK

28)  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)

29)  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)

30)  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)

31)  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)

32)  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, NOVEMBER 6,  2006 AT 1:30 P.M.:
						(APPROVED, 7-0)

33)  06R-208   Application of Ohana, LLC to use the
               public right-of-way for construction of
               a new facade and ramp on property at
               1442 O Street.
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (227K)

34)  06R-209   Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement
               between the City and the Nebraska Department of
               Roads to ensure  that federal funding may be used
               for the construction of the Antelope Valley
               Channel Phase II R to Y Project.
               Fact Sheet (61K)
               Attachment (485K)

35)  06R-210   Approving the Northwest Corridors Redevelopment
               Plan generally along Sun Valley Boulevard from
               West O Street to Cornhusker Highway, along
               Cornhusker Highway from I-180 to N.W. 12th Street,
               along N.W. 12th Street from Cornhusker Highway to
               Highlands Boulevard, Highlands Boulevard from N.W
               12th Street to N.W. 1st Street and West Superior
               Street from N.W. 1st Street to I-180.
               Fact Sheet (226K)
               Attachment (5606K)

36)  06R-211   Reappointing David Fikar, Sitaram Jaswal, and Lori
               Lopez Urdiales to the Lincoln Commission on Human
               Rights for three-year terms expiring December 31,
               2009.

37)  06R-212   Appointing Joe Tidball to the Parks and Recreation
               Advisory Board for an unexpired three-year term
               expiring April 27, 2007.
               Attachment (21K)

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     WEDNESDAY (10/25/06)  PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL
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     AGENDA, AND NOT PLANNED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA, MAY DO
     SO AT THE OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION. OPEN MICROPHONE
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