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          ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2006 AT 5:30 P.M.


            There will be No City Council Meeting the Week
               of November 27th - Thanksgiving Holiday

                    ALL MEMBERS PRESENT EXCEPT CAMP


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            Manager application of Clark D. Dawson for Summit
               Properties, LLC dba Sidelines Deli at 1000
               Saunders Ave. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84117)

 2)            Application of James Harman dba Cheapest Damn
               Cigarettes for a Class B liquor license at 4821
               Cornhusker Highway. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84118)

 3)            Application of Center Stage & Salon, Spa &
               Tanning, Inc. for a Class C liquor license at 4001
               Pioneer Woods Drive. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84119)

 4)            Manager application of Percy L. Upton for Center
               Stage & Salon, Spa & Tanning, Inc. at 4001 Pioneer
               Woods Drive. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84120)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)(ITEMS 5 
THRU 11 HAD 2ND READING)

 5)  06-199    Vacation No. 06003 - Vacating the east 14
               feet of 1st Street between the north and
               south lines of R Street, vacating R Street
               between 1st Street and 2nd Street, and
               vacating the west 25 feet of 2nd Street
               between the south line of the north 14 feet
               of vacated Q Street and the north line of R
               Street. (Related Items: 06-199, 06R-223)
               Fact Sheet (399K)

 6)  06R-223   Approving a Conservation Easement Agreement
               between the City and the Peoples City Mission
               Home, Inc. to accept a permanent conservation
               easement to preserve the flood storage capacity on
               property generally located at 1st and Q Streets.
               (Related Items: 06-199, 06R-223) (Action Date:
               12/4/06)
               Attachment (236K)

 7)  06-200    Change of Zone 06066 - Application of Woods Park
               Neighborhood Association for a change of zone from
               R-4 Residential District to R-2 Residential
               District on property generally located between
               27th and 33rd Streets, from N to A Streets; from
               R-5 Residential District to R-4 Residential
               District on property generally located between
               27th and 31st Streets, from N to O Streets; and
               from R-6 Residential District to R-4 Residential
               District on property generally located from H to N
               Streets on both sides of 27th Street and the east
               side of 26th Street.
               Fact Sheet (1303K)

 8)  06-201    Change of Zone 06067 - Application of Outfield
               Park LLC for a change of zone from H-3 Highway
               Commercial District to R-3 Residential District on
               property generally located at West Charleston
               Street and N. 1st Street, and Sun Valley Blvd. and
               Line Drive.
               Fact Sheet (149K)

 9)  06-202    Amending Chapter 9.16 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to Offenses Against Public Decency
               by adding new sections to define marijuana, to
               define paraphernalia, to make it an infraction to
               possess paraphernalia for the purpose of
               manufacturing, inhaling, or ingesting marijuana or
               toxic compounds, and to make it unlawful to
               possess one ounce or less of marijuana and to
               prescribe penalties for violations.
               Fact Sheet (61K)

10)  06-203    Amending Section 1.24.010 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to general penalties for violations
               of the LMC by adding penalties for infraction
               violations and specifying subsections for
               misdemeanor penalties and infraction penalties.
               Fact Sheet (50K)

11)  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.
               (11/6/06 - P.H. con't to 11/20/06 w/Action on
               12/4/06)
               Fact Sheet (113K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

12)  06R-220   Hearing on the Lincoln Electric System Annual
               Budget for 2007. (Action Date: 12/4/06)
               Fact Sheet (47K)               

13)  06R-222   Approving a Cooperative Agreement between the
               Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
               (NDEQ) and the City of Lincoln regarding State of
               Nebraska grant funding from the Stormwater
               Management Plan Program. (PUBLIC HEARING CON'T 
               W/ACTION ON 12/4/06, 6-0)
               Fact Sheet (61K)
               Attachment (317K)


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

                    - CONSENT AGENDA -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

14)            Setting the hearing date of December 11, 2006 for
               the Manager Application of Marissa Brown for CEC
               Entertainment, Inc. dba Chuck E. Cheese's located
               at 221 N. 66th Street. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84121)

15)            Setting the hearing date of December 11, 2006 for
               the Manager Application of Tamela K. Skrdlant for
               I.I., Inc. dba Villager Motel located at 5200 O
               Street. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84122)


16)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Setting a hearing date of Monday, December 11, 2006 
               at 10:00 a.m. for Public Works' Board of Equalization 
               for Sidewalk District No. 94. (APPROVED, 6-0)

               Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions 
               and Ordinances passed by Council on November 13, 2006.  
               (PLACED ON FILE) 


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

17)  06R-217   Reappointing Martin Ramirez and Modesta Putla to
               the Mayor's Multicultural Advisory Committee for
               three-year terms expiring September 18, 2009. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84123)

18)  06R-218   Reappointing Candice Batton and Gil Trevizo to the
               Citizen Police Advisory Board for three-year terms
               to expire November 17, 2009. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84124)

19)  06R-219   Reappointing Gerry Krieser to the Board of Zoning
               Appeals for a five-year term expiring August 24,
               2011. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84125)

20)  06R-221   Reappointing Peter Woolman as a student
               representative to the Parks and Recreation
               Advisory Board for a one-year term expiring
               October 1, 2007. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84126)


                    - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                   -   END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)(ITEMS 21 
& 22 HAD 1ST READING)

21)  06-205    Authorizing the execution and delivery of a 
               (1) Trust Indenture, (2) a Lease Agreement, 
               (3) a Deed of Trust, Construction Security Agreement 
               and Assignment of Rents and Leases, and (4) a Tax
               Compliance Agreement in connection with the
               issuance of $3,500,000 aggregate principal amount
               of the City's Industrial Development Revenue Bond
               (Nebraska School Activities Association Project)
               Series 2006.

22)  06-204    Change of Zone 06063 - Application of North 47
               Group, LLC for a change of zone from AG
               Agricultural to R-3 Residential and B-2 Planned
               Neighborhood Business on property generally
               located at N. 84th Street and Adams Street; for a
               Planned Unit Development District designation of
               said property; and for approval of a development
               plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning
               Ordinance and Land Subdivision Ordinance to allow
               approximately 74 residential dwelling units and
               140,000 square feet of commercial floor area.
               Fact Sheet (3105K)


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

23)  06-196    Change of Zone 06069 - Application of Hidden
               Valley Estates LLC for a change of zone from AG
               Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural
               Residential District on property generally located
               south of S. 112th Street and Pine Lake Road.
               (PASSED, 6-0; #18849)
               Fact Sheet (513K)

24)  06-197    Change of Zone 06068 - Application of Michael
               Raasch for a change of zone from R-8 Residential
               District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business District,
               on property generally located at the northwest
               corner of S. 18th Street and M Street.
               (PASSED, 6-0; #18850)
               Fact Sheet (267K)

25)  06-198    Approving a lease agreement between the City of
               Lincoln, Urban Development Department dba One Stop
               Employment Solutions and Security National
               Properties Funding, LLC for lease of office space
               located at 1010 N Street, Suite 150 for the time
               period January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2016.
               (PASSED, 6-0; #18851)
               Attachment (57K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN - NONE


PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  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)
               Fact Sheet (56K)
               Attachment (394K)

29)  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)

30)  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, DECEMBER 4, 2006 AT 1:30 P.M.:
                                                   (APPROVED, 6-0)

31)  06R-224   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of November 1 -
               15, 2006.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (19K)

32)  06R-225   Application of R Street Lofts, LLC, to use the
               public right-of-way for construction of courtyards
               and canopied entryways at the southeast corner of
               7th and R Streets.
               Fact Sheet (57K)
               Attachment (135K)

Please note: During the Open Microphone & Registered Section
of the agenda, individuals are allowed a total of 5 minutes to
speak whether registered or not regardless of number of topics.
The Open Microphone and Registered Section is available on the
2nd & Last Monday of each month.



ANY PERSON DESIRING TO HAVE THEIR NAME & SUBJECT MATTER LISTED
     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 (11/29/06) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL
     MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION WHICH IS 12/4/06.


ANYONE WISHING TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL ON A MATTER NOT ON THIS
     AGENDA, AND NOT PLANNED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA, MAY DO
     SO AT THE OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION. OPEN MICROPHONE
     SESSIONS FOR NOVEMBER ARE THE 6TH AND 20TH.


ADJOURNMENT    7:41 P.M.


ANNOUNCEMENTS:
      Open microphone sessions for December are the 4th and the 18th.


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