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       ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
             MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2007 AT 5:30 P.M.

                      ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            Application of P.L.P., LLC dba Sun Valley Bar &
               Grill to expand its presently licensed premises at
               300 W. P Street by an addition of a beer garden on
               the south side of the premises measuring
               approximately 21 feet by 39 feet. (ADOPTED FOR
               APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84254)

 2)            Application of Bugeater Investments Inc. dba
               Cliff's Lounge for a change of location of their
               existing Class C liquor license from 140 N. 12th
               Street to 1321 1323 O Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               7-0; A-84255)

PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 3
THRU 7 HAD 2ND READING; SEE ITEMS 4 AND 5)

 3)  07-27     Authorizing and providing for the issuance of
               a North 56th Street and Arbor Road
               Redevelopment Plan Sub-Project Area A Tax
               Allocation Bond, Series 2007 in a total
               principal amount not to exceed $975,000.

 4)  07R-48    Approving the City of Lincoln Redevelopment
               Agreement (Verizon Wireless Project) between the
               City and MDG Lincoln LP for development of
               approximately 13.5 acres of property in University
               of Nebraska Technology Park for construction of a
               commercial building and improvements by Verizon
               Wireless, generally located at N.W. 1st Street and
               Highlands Blvd. (Related Items 07R-48, 07-28)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84256)
               Attachment (1668K)

 5)  07-28     Authorizing and providing for the issuance of
               a Verizon Wireless Tax Allocation Bond,
               Series 2007 in a total principal amount not
               to exceed $2,265,000. (Related Items 07R-48,
               07-28) (Request 2nd & 3rd Readings 2/26/07)
               (RULES SUSPENDED TO HAVE 3RD READING & ACTION
               ON THIS DATE, 7-0; PASSED, 7-0; #18886)

 6)  07R-45    Approving the Salt Creek 100-year Floodprone Areas
               and revised Floodway as the best available
               information for local flood regulation purposes.
               (Related Items: 07R-45, 07-26) (Action Date:
               3/5/07)
               Fact Sheet (114K)
               Attachment (404K)

 7)  07-26     Change of Zone 07001 - Amending Chapter 27.52
               of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to
               Flood Regulations for Existing Urban Area by
               amending Section 27.52.020 to add definitions
               for 100-Year Flood Elevation, Development
               Area, Fill, Flood Storage Area or Salt Creek
               Flood Storage Area, Percentage of Allowable
               Fill, and Single-Family Residential Building,
               and by adding a new Section 27.52.035 to
               adopt standards for development within the
               Salt Creek Flood Storage Areas. (Related
               Items: 07R-45, 07-26)
               Fact Sheet (1590K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 8)  07R-41C   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of January 16 -
               31, 2007. (2/12/07 - Claim of Beth Hollon to
               have P.H. & Action 2/26/07) (ADOPTED, 4-3; COOK,
               ESCHLIMAN, MCROY DISSENTING;  A-84257)
               Attachment (71K)

 9)  07R-46    Directing the submission of a proposed general
               obligation bond issue for construction of
               improvements to the City's storm sewer and
               drainage system at the May 1, 2007 City general
               election. (PUBLIC HEARING CON'T W/ACTION
               ON 3/5/07, 7-0)

10)  07R-44    Approving an interlocal agreement between the City
               and the Lower Platte South Natural Resources
               District  outlining the responsibilities for the
               acquisition of the necessary right-of-way for the
               Stevens Creek Supplemental Box Culvert
               Project/Stream Stability Project/Fletcher Avenue
               Improvement Project. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84258)
               Fact Sheet (56K)
               Attachment (190K)

11)  07R-47    Expressing support of the National Council on
               Interpreting Health Care in its development of
               standards of practice for language interpreters in
               health care. (ADOPTED, 5-2; CAMP, SVOBODA DISSENTING;
               A-84259)

12)  07R-49    Approving a Lincoln Electric System 5.5 percent
               surcharge on electric rates to be effective with
               billing statements rendered on and after March 1,
               2007. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84260)
               Fact Sheet (43K)
               Attachment (40K)

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

                    - CONSENT AGENDA -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

13)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, March 12, 2007
               at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of Triple D, LLC
               dba Dino's Eastside Grille for a Class C liquor
               license located at 2901 S. 84th Street, Suite L.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84261)

14)            THE FOLLOWING HAVE BEEN REFERRED TO THE
               PLANNING DEPARTMENT:
               Change of Zone No. 07007 - Req. by the
               Director of Planning to amend, repeal, correct,
               reorganize and delete various Sections of Title 27
               of the Lincoln Municipal Code.
               Special Permit No. 07003 - App. of Dan
               Lesoing for the authority to sell alcoholic
               beverages for consumption on the premises, on
               property generally located at N. 9th Street
               and Oak Street.


15)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

16)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by the City Council on
               February 12, 2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

17)            Report from City Treasurer of City Cash on hand at
               the close of business January 31, 2007.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

18)            Lincoln Water & Wastewater System Recapitulation
               of Daily Cash Receipts for January, 2007.
               (PLACED ON FILE)


                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                  - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 19
THRU 23 HAD 1ST READING)

19)  07-29     Repealing Ordinance No. 18841 creating
               Paving/Re-Paving District No. 01 in North
               50th Street between O and R Streets, due to
               the lack of majority petition.
               Fact Sheet (58K)

20)  07-30     Change of Zone 07004 - Amending Section
               27.69.220 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to
               revise regulations for complex or subdivision
               area identification signs.
               Fact Sheet (18K)

21)  07-31     Change of Zone 07003 - Application of the
               Planning Director for a change of zone from
               AG Agricultural District to H-4 General
               Commercial District on property generally
               located N. 84th Street and Havelock Avenue.
               Fact Sheet (220K)

22)  07-33     Misc. 06012 - Amending Title 26 of the
               Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Land
               Subdivision Ordinance by amending Section
               26.11.032 to delete the filing deadline
               before a preliminary plat may be scheduled on
               the Planning Commission agenda; and by
               amending Sections 26.11.037, 26.11.060 and
               26.31.010 to provide that all applications
               which have been placed on pending by the
               subdivider shall automatically expire one
               year thereafter unless the subdivider
               requests the application be removed from
               pending prior to the expiration date.
               (Related Items: 07-33, 07-32)
               Fact Sheet (39K)

23)  07-32     Change of Zone 06062 - Amending Title 27 of
               the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Zoning
               by amending Sections 27.27.080, 27.28.090,
               27.31.100, 27.37.070, and  27.51.100 relating
               to the O-3 Office Park District, R-T
               Residential Transition District, B-2 Planned
               Neighborhood Business District, B-5 Planned
               Regional Business District, I-3 Employment
               Center District, respectively;  amending
               Section 27.60.040 relating to Planned Unit
               Developments; amending Section 27.63.020
               relating to Special Permits; amending Section
               27.65.030 relating to Community Unit Plans;
               and amending Section 27.81.040 relating to
               amendments to the Zoning Code; to provide
               that all applications which have been placed
               on pending by the applicant shall
               automatically expire one year thereafter
               unless the applicant requests the application
               be removed from pending prior to the
               expiration date. (Related Items: 07-33,
               07-32)
               Fact Sheet (41K)


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(SEE ITEM #25)

24)  07-24     Authorizing and providing for the issuance of
               small issue tax allocation bonds.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #18887)

25)  07-25     Authorizing the execution and delivery of a
               Lease-Purchase Agreement with Union Bank &
               Trust Company, Lincoln, Nebraska, in an
               amount not to exceed $6,000,000 for the
               acquisition by the City of street lighting
               equipment. (ACTION DELAYED 1 WEEK TO 3/5/07, 7-0)

26)  07R-40    Approving the Development and Conditional Zoning
               Agreement between the City and Steven Harms
               relating to the change of zone from AG
               Agricultural District to I-1 Industrial District,
               generally located at N. 84th Street and Cornhusker
               Highway. (Related Items: 07R-40, 07-20) (Action
               Date: 2/26/07) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84262)
               Attachment (139K)

27)  07-20     Change of Zone 06083 - Application of Steven
               Harms for a change of zone from AG
               Agricultural District to I-1 Industrial
               District on property generally located at N.
               84th Street and Cornhusker Highway.
               (Related Items: 07R-40, 07-20)(PASSED, 7-0;
               #18888)
               Fact Sheet (898K)

28)  07-21     Adopting the supplements to the Lincoln
               Municipal Code dated June, 2006 and December,
               2006 as part of the official Lincoln
               Municipal Code. (PASSED, 7-0; #18889)
               Fact Sheet (27K)

29)  07-22     Approving an Agreement between the City and
               the Hickman Presbyterian Church for the lease
               of space by the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging
               for its ActivAge Center program at 300 E
               Street, Hickman, for a period of September 1,
               2006 through August 31, 2007.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #18890)
               Fact Sheet (54K)
               Attachment (111K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

30)  07R-36    Special Permit No. 1989A - Application of Sid
               Dillon Automobile Dealership to modify the Design
               Standards for parking lots to allow 20 foot candle
               lighting levels in the display areas on property
               generally located at S. 27th Street and Kendra
               Lane. (2/12/07 - Placed on Pending for
               P.H. & Action 5/7/07)
               Fact Sheet (1005K)


PENDING LIST     (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

31)  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)

32)  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)

33)  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 (676K)
               Attachment (394K)

34)  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)

35)  06-209    Approving a transfer of appropriations and cash
     Part B    (where appropriate) between projects within several
               funds within the Public Works & Utilities Department
               and to designate street projects for Highway
               Allocation Funds for Fiscal Year 2006 - 2007.
               (1/8/07 - Project #902269, placed on pending,
               no date certain; all other projects approved)
               Fact Sheet (14K)

36)  07R-18    Waiver 06009 - Application of Geico Development to
               waive the Design Standards and Subdivision
               Ordinance requirements for stormwater associated
               with Use Permit No. 04008 on property generally
               located at S.W. 17th Street and West A Street.
               (Request to place on Pending)
               (1/22/07 - Placed on Pending)
               Fact Sheet (5490K)

37)  07R-25    Approving the Agreement regarding the annexation
               of Firethorn between Firethorn Investment,
               Firethorn Golf Company LLC, Firethorn Utility
               Service Co., and the City of Lincoln, relating to
               the annexation of approximately 303.66 acres of
               property generally located northeast of the
               intersection of S. 84th Street and Pioneers Blvd.
               (Related Items: 07R-25, 07-11, 07-12, 07-13,
               07R-20) (Action Date: 2/5/07) (1/22/07 - Placed on
               Pending to Introduce: 2/5/07; P.H. 2/12/07; Action
               Date: 2/26/07) (1/29/07 - Placed on Pending, No
               Date Certain)
               Attachment (40K)

38)  07-11     Annexation 06020 - Amending the Lincoln
               Corporate Limits Map by annexing
               approximately 303.66 acres of property
               generally located northeast of the
               intersection of S. 84th Street and Pioneers
               Blvd. (Related Items: 07R-25, 07-11, 07-12,
               07-13, 07R-20) (1/22/07 - Placed on
               Pending to Introduce: 2/5/07; P.H. 2/12/07;
               Action Date: 2/26/07) (1/22/07 - Placed on
               Pending to Introduce: 2/5/07; P.H. 2/12/07;
               Action Date: 2/26/07) (1/29/07 - Placed on
               Pending, No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (1007K)

39)  07-12     Change of Zone 06077 - Application of
               Firethorn Investment for a change of zone
               from AGR Agricultural Residential District to
               R-1 Residential District on property
               generally located northeast of the
               intersection of S. 84th Street and Pioneers
               Blvd. (Related Items: 07R-25, 07-11, 7-12,
               07-13, 07R-20) (1/22/07 - Placed on
               Pending to Introduce: 2/5/07; P.H. 2/12/07;
               Action Date: 2/26/07) (1/22/07 - Placed on
               Pending to Introduce: 2/5/07; P.H. 2/12/07;
               Action Date: 2/26/07) (1/29/07 - Placed on
               Pending, No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (652K)

40)  07-13     Street Name Change 06010 - Renaming Montello
               Road generally located between S. 84th Street
               and S. 91st Street as Firethorn Lane.
               (Related Items: 07R-25, 07-11, 07-12, 07-13,
               07R-20) (1/22/07 - Placed on Pending to
               Introduce: 2/5/07; P.H. 2/12/07; Action Date:
               2/26/07) (1/29/07 - Placed on Pending, No
               Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (222K)

41)  07R-20    Special Permit 872F - Application of Firethorn
               Investment to expand the boundaries of the
               Firethorn Community Unit Plan to add 95 single
               family lots and to allow up to 545 dwelling units
               on property generally located northeast of the
               intersection of S. 84th Street and Pioneers Blvd.
               (Related Items: 07R-25, 07-11, 07-12, 07-13,
               07R-20) (Action Date: 2/5/07) (1/22/07 - Placed on
               Pending to Introduce: 2/5/07; P.H. 2/12/07; Action
               Date: 2/26/07) (1/29/07 - Placed on Pending, No
               Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (1235K)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.:
                                                (APPROVED, 7-0)

42)  07R-50    Reappointing Thomas Saddler and Mary Anne Wells to
               the Urban Design Committee for three-year terms
               expiring February 1, 2010.

43)  07R-51    Reappointing Janice Driesbach, Karen Hand, Robert
               Ripley, and Joe Tidball to the Parks and
               Recreation Advisory Board for three-year terms
               expiring April 27, 2010.

44)  07R-52    Reappointing Russ Bayer to the Emergency Medical
               Services, Inc. Board of Directors for a three-year
               term expiring March 28, 2010.

45)  07R-53    Reappointing Christi Chaves to the Emergency
               Medical Services, Inc. Board of Directors for a
               three-year term expiring March 28, 2010.

46)  07R-54    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of February 1 -
               15, 2007.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (18K)

47)  07R-55    Directing the Cable Television Advisory Board to
               conduct a performance evaluation of Time Warner
               Cable pursuant to the City's cable television
               franchise agreement.

48)  07R-56    Approving the City's application for grant
               assistance from the Safe Routes to School Program
               to replace "WALK/DON'T WALK" pedestrian signal
               indications with "Countdown" pedestrian
               indications throughout the City at specified
               locations.

49)  07R-57    Directing submittal to the qualified electors of
               the City a proposed Charter amendment amending
               Article IV, Section 12 and Article VII, Section 2
               of the Charter relating to the duties of the Mayor
               and the powers and duties of the purchasing
               division, respectively, to provide contracts up to
               $50,000.00 may be approved by the Mayor and
               contracts greater than $50,000.00 must be formally
               bid, and to replace outdated language.
               Fact Sheet (24K)


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.


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     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 (2/21/07) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL
     MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION WHICH IS 2/26/07.


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 FEBRUARY ARE THE 12TH AND 26TH.


ADJOURNMENT     8:15 P.M.



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