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       ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
               MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.

                       ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 2006 WAS
      PRESENTED TO JERRY HENKEL FROM THE BUILDING & SAFETY
      DEPARTMENT IN THE CATEGORY OF PRODUCTIVITY.


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            Application of Triple D, LLC dba Dino's Eastside
               Grille for a Class C liquor license at 2901 S.
               84th Street, Suite L.  (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               7-0; A-84281)

 2)            Manager application of Dean Hart for Triple D, LLC
               dba Dino's Eastside Grille at 2901 S. 84th Street,
               Suite L.  (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84282)


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

     NONE

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

     NONE


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


                    - CONSENT AGENDA -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 3)            Informal Petition to create a water district on
               Francis Street between 62nd and Donald Street,
               submitted by James and Karen Francis.
               (REFERRED TO PUBLIC WORKS)


 4)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

 5)            Clerk's Letter & Mayor's Approval of Ordinances &
               Resolutions passed by the City Council on February
               26, 2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

 6)            Lincoln Water & WasteWater System Recapitulation
               of Daily Cash Receipts for February 2007.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

 7)            Report from City Treasurer of franchise tax for
               the month of January 2007 from Aquila.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

 8)            Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunications
               Occupation Tax for the period of Oct.-Dec., 2006:
               CA Affinity, Fast Phones, Digizip.com,
               Telenational, T-Mobile, Reliance, Southwest,
               Netifice, Cause Based Commerce, Accessline, Opul;
               Annual 2006: Talk America, US LEC; December 2006:
               Alltel of NE, TWC Info, Windstream Nebraska #494,
               Windstream Nebraska #150, Windstream of Midwest
               #522, Alltel, Nebraska Technology, Cricket, New
               Cingular, USCOC of Greater Iowa, AT&T of Midwest,
               Amp'd Mobile, LDMI, Business Telecom, IBM Global,
               Teleplus Wireless, Intellicall, IDT, Airnex,
               Mobile ESPN, Global Crossing Bandwidth, Global
               Crossing Telecomm., Broadwing, UCN, ACR Comm.,
               Virgin Mobile USA, Globalstar USA, Onstar, Primus,
               Working Assets, USCOC of NE/KS, XO Comm.,
               McLeodUSA, Whos' Calling, PNG, Verizon Select,
               Qwest, Telecorp, Aircell, Telecomm. Systems of
               Maryland, Broadband Dynamics, Trans Nat'l.,
               Network Billing, Verizon Bell Atlantic, CIMCO,
               NOS, Quantum Shift, KDDI America, Cincinnati Bell,
               TracFone Wireless, VoiceCom, Advanced Tel,
               Earthlink, Andiamo, Norstan, Business Prod.
               Solutions, Guaranteed Phone,; January 2007: D&D,
               Nextel Partners, Sprint Spectrum, Alltel of
               Nebraska, Alltel, TWC Info, MCI WorldCom, Sprint,
               Enhanced, Zone Telecom, Lightyear, GTC, Tri-M,
               360Networks, Globalcom, Acceris, Network Billing,
               BT Americas, NOS, Acceris, Covista, NOSVA, Nextel
               West, SBC, Affinity, ATS Mobile.  (PLACED ON FILE)

 9)  07R-58    Reappointing Patrick O'Donnell to the Nebraska
               Capitol Environs Commission for a three-year term
               expiring January 9, 2010.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84283)

10)  07R-59    Reappointing Mike McNiff to the Examining Board of
               Plumbers for a three-year terms expiring on
               September 24, 2009.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84284)

11)  07R-60    Reappointing Mike McNiff to the Water Conditioning
               Board of Examiners for a three-year term expiring
               on September 24, 2009.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84285)

12)  07R-61    Reappointing Bill Whitmer to the Electrical
               Advisory, Appeals and Examining Board for a three-
               year term expiring August 15, 2009.  (ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-84286)

                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                  - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 13
THRU 17 HAD 1ST READING)

13)  07-34     Authorizing and providing for the issuance of
               sanitary sewer revenue bonds of the City of
               Lincoln in the amount of $21,000,000.

14)  07-35     Amending Section 10.16.010 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to age limits in
               connection with operating a motor vehicle by
               changing age limits to remain consistent with
               state statute.
               Fact Sheet (62K)

15)  07-36     Amending Chapter 8.32.060 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to change the hours of
               operation at the Bluff Road and North 48th
               Street solid waste disposal sites.
               Fact Sheet (55K)

16)  07-37     Change of Zone 07007 - Amending Title 27 of
               the Lincoln Municipal Code to implement
               revisions to the Parking Matrix to correct
               past errors and omissions but not imposing
               new parking requirements.
               Fact Sheet (250K)

17)  07-38     Street and Alley Vacation No. 07001 -
               Vacating the South 84th Street right-of-way
               south of Highway 2, generally located
               southeast of the intersection of South 84th
               Street and Highway 2.
               Fact Sheet (442K)


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

18)  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.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #18894)
               Fact Sheet (58K)

19)  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.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #18895)
               Fact Sheet (18K)

20)  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.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #18896)
               Fact Sheet (220K)

21)  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)
               (PASSED, 7-0; #18897)
               Fact Sheet (39K)

22)  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) (PASSED, 7-0; #18898)
               Fact Sheet (41K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  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)

29)  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)

30)  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)

31)  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)

32)  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, 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 (652K)

33)  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)

34)  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 19, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.:
                                                  (APPROVED, 7-0)

35)  07R-62    Appointing Monica Huapaya to the Lincoln-Lancaster
               Women's Commission to fill an unexpired term
               expiring January 1, 2008.
               Attachment (346K)

36)  07R-63    Appointing Sonja F. Smith to the Lincoln-Lancaster
               Women's Commission for a two-year term expiring
               March 1, 2009.
               Attachment (411K)

37)  07R-67    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of February 16 -
               28, 2007.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (17K)

38)  07R-64    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and County for the widening and reconstruction of
               South Folsom Street from West Denton Road to a
               point 1439 feet south of West Old Cheney Road.
               Fact Sheet (54K)
               Attachment (769K)

39)  07R-65    Approving a Transportation Enhancement Program
               Grant Agreement between the City and State for
               $500,000 of funds for construction of Jamaica
               North Trail Phase II.
               Fact Sheet (85K)
               Attachment (588K)

40)  07R-66    Waiver 07002 - Application of Rebecca Cast to
               waive the sidewalk requirements associated with
               the Martin Heights 3rd Addition on property
               generally located at 4025 and 4045 G Street.
               Fact Sheet (573K)


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 (3/20/07)  PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY
     COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION WHICH IS
     3/26/07.

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 MARCH ARE THE 12TH AND 26TH.


ADJOURNMENT     1:49 P.M.



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