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            ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                     MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.


                        ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


       MAYOR'S ANNUAL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - BOBBY MILLS, BUS
  	     OPERATOR FOR STARTRAN IN THE CATEGORY OF VALOR.


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

     NONE


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

 1)  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.

 2)  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)

 3)  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)

 4)  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)

 5)  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)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 6)  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. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84287)
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (17K)

 7)  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.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84288)
               Fact Sheet (54K)
               Attachment (769K)

 8)  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. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84289)
               Fact Sheet (85K)
               Attachment (588K)

 9)  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.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84290)
               Fact Sheet (573K)


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

                           - CONSENT AGENDA -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS


10)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

11)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of resolutions
               and ordinances passed by Council on March 5, 2007.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

12)  07R-62    Appointing Monica Huapaya to the Lincoln-Lancaster
               Women's Commission to fill an unexpired term
               expiring January 1, 2008. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84291)
               Attachment (346K)

13)  07R-63    Appointing Sonja F. Smith to the Lincoln-Lancaster
               Women's Commission for a two-year term expiring
               March 1, 2009. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A84292)
               Attachment (411K)

14)  07-40     Request of Public Works to set the Public Hearing
               date of Monday, April 2, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. on the
               formal City Council Agenda the following:
                     To provide authority to create an Alley
                     Repaving District, being the east/west alley,
                     O Street to P Street, 17th to 18th Street and
                     assess the costs therefore against the
                     benefitted properties.

15)  07-41     Request of Public Works to set the Public Hearing
               date of Monday, April 30, 2007, at 5:30 p.m. on
               the formal City Council Agenda the following:
                     To provide authority to create and order
                     constructed under Special Assessment
                     District a water main 6 inch in diameter
                     in South 34th Street, Van Dorn north
                     approximately 300 feet more or less and
                     assess the costs thereof against the
                     benefitted properties.

                           - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                           - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 16 THRU 18 HAD 1ST READING)

16)  07-39     Amending Chapter 10.14 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to Rules of the Road
               by amending Section 10.14.360, Motor Vehicle
               Restraint; Children, by changing use
               requirements for child occupant restraints,
               adding requirements for persons wearing
               occupant protection systems in vehicles
               operated by holders of provisional operator's
               permits or school permits, amending
               exemptions, and modifying penalty provisions,
               in order to remain consistent with state
               statute provisions, and amending Section
               10.14.365, Occupant Protection System; Use
               Required, by deleting obsolete language,
               adding exemptions, and amending language in
               order to remain consistent with state
               statute.
               Fact Sheet (74K)

17)  07-42     Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed
               $300,000,000 Lincoln Electric System Revenue
               and Refunding Bonds. (Request 2nd & 3rd
               Readings on 3/26/07)

18)  07-43     Amending Section 2.38.100 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to provide that the StarTran
               Advisory Board shall have final authority
               after first holding a public hearing to add
               or delete specific trips from regularly
               scheduled line service, adjust schedules, add
               new or adjust existing routes, and authorize
               special promotional fares, and to provide
               when such changes shall go into effect; by
               adding Section 2.38.125 to provide for notice
               of public hearing; and by adding Section
               2.38.127 to provide for appeals from action
               of the StarTran Advisory Board.


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

     NONE


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

19)  07R-36    Special Permit 1989A - Application of Sid Dillon
               Automobile Dealership to modify the Design
               Standards for parking lots to allow 20 ft. candle
               lighting levels in the display areas on property
               generally located at S. 27th St. & Kendra Ln.
               (2/12/07 - Placed on Pending for P.H. & Action
               5/7/07)
               Fact Sheet (1005K)


PENDING LIST (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

20)  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)

21)  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)

22)  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)

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  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)

29)  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,
               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)

30)  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 26, 2007 AT 5:30 P.M.:
					    (APPROVED, 7-0)

31)  07R-68    Appointing Herb Schimek and Arthur Zygielbaum to
               the Cable Advisory Board to fill unexpired three-
               year terms expiring July 1, 2009.
               Attachment (193K)

32)  07R-75    Reappointing Dr. Lisa Peterson, Dr. Debra A.
               Humphrey and Dr. Catherine S. Alley to the
               Lincoln-Lancaster County Board of Health for
               three-year terms expiring April 15, 2010.

33)  07R-69    Approving an Agreement between the City of Lincoln
               and Larry Roots Studio for photographic murals to
               be located on skywalk II over 12th Street.
               Attachment (46K)

34)  07R-70    Approving an Acceptance of Donation Agreement for
               a donation from the Downtown Lincoln Association
               in the amount of $60,200.00 for the funding of the
               Agreement between the City and Larry Roots Studio
               for photographic murals to be located on Skywalk
               II over 12th Street and the future removal of said
               murals.
               Attachment (11K)

35)  07R-71    Amending the Skywalk Permit and Operating
               Agreement Skywalk II 12 Street to provide that
               the City will be responsible to maintain the
               photographic murals to be located on the skywalk
               bridge over 12th Street.
               Attachment (14K)

36)  07R-73    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and County to provide the City with an appropriate
               facility at the County Youth Services Center for
               temporary and pretrial detention of juveniles
               taken into custody by the Lincoln Police
               Department.
               Attachment (223K)

37)  07R-74    Approving a multiple-year Management Contract for
               Downtown Business Improvement Districts between
               the City and the Downtown Lincoln BID Association.
               Attachment (1123K)


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 (3/21/07) 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   2:00 P.M.

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