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


                       ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)             Application of Metro Diversified Inc. dba The
               Office Gentlemen's Club for a Class C liquor
               license at 640 W. Prospector, Suite 2.(ADOPTED
               FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84293)

2)             Manager application of Brent Zywiec for Metro
               Diversified Inc. dba The Office Gentlemen's Club
               at 640 W. Prospector, Suite 2.(ADOPTED FOR
               APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84294)

3)             Application of Lincoln Holdings Ltd. dba Oso
               Burrito for a Class I liquor license at 2840 S.
               70th Street.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84295)

4)             Manager application of Bradley G. Whiteley for
               Lincoln Holdings Ltd. dba Oso Burrito at 2840 S.
               70th Street.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84296)

5)             Application of Star City Hockey dba Lincoln Stars
               for a Class I liquor license at 1800 State Fair
               Park Drive.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84297)

6)             Manager application of James R. Pflug for Star
               City Hockey dba Lincoln Stars at 1800 State Fair
               Park Drive. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84298)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 7 THRU 9 HAD 2ND READING; SEE ITEM 8)

7)   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)

8)   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) (WAIVED THE RULES TO HAVE 2ND
               AND 3RD READING THIS DATE, 7-0; AMENDED, 7-0;
               PASSED AS AMENDED, 7-0; #18899)

9)   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.


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

10)  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.
               (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-84299)
               Attachment (46K)

11)  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.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84300)
               Attachment (11K)

12)  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.(AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS
               AMENDED, 7-0; A-84301)
               Attachment (14K)

13)  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.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84302)
               Attachment (223K)

14)  07R-74    Approving a multiple-year Management Contract for
               Downtown Business Improvement Districts between
               the City and the Downtown Lincoln BID Association.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84303)
               Attachment (1543K)

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

                    - CONSENT AGENDA -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

15)            THE FOLLOWING HAVE BEEN REFERRED TO THE PLANNING
               DEPT.:
               Change of Zone 07011 - App. of Historic
               Preservation Commission for Trinity United
               Methodist Church of Lincoln for landmark
               designation of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church
               at 1345 S. 16th Street.
               Special Permit 07005 - App. of Yankee Hill
               Townhomes, LLC, Yankee Hill Townhomes C.U.P., for
               approximately 164 dwelling units with requests to
               waive minimum lot width, minimum lot area, front,
               rear and side yard setbacks, lots without frontage
               to a public street or private roadway, and
               sanitary sewer running against street grade on
               property at S. 84th Street and Yankee
               Hill Road.
               Special Permit 07006 - App. of The Hub, for a
               non-profit educational institution, on property at
               S. 11th Street and E Street.

16)            Setting the Hearing Date of April 9, 2007 at 1:30
               p.m. for Application of LMM, Inc. dba Libations
               and Grand Room for a Class C liquor license
               located at 317 S. 11th Street.(ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-84304)


17)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

18)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of ordinances
               and resolutions passed by Council on March 12,
               2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

19)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of ordinances
               and resolutions passed by Council on March 19,
               2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

20)            Report from City Treasurer of Cash on Hand at the
               close of business on February 28, 2007. (PLACED
	         ON FILE)

21)            Approving the distribution of funds representing
               interest earning on short-term investments of Idle
               Funds during the month ended February 28, 2007. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84307)

22)  07R-68    Appointing Herb Schimek and Arthur Zygielbaum to
               the Cable Advisory Board to fill unexpired three-
               year terms expiring July 1, 2009.(ADOPTED, 7-0;
	         A-84308)
               Attachment (193K)

23)  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.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84309)

                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                  - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 24 THRU 32 HAD 1ST READING)

24)  07-40     Creating an Alley Repaving District in the east/west
               alley of O to P Streets, 17th to 18th Streets and
               assessing the costs thereof against the benefitted
               properties.
               Fact Sheet (55K)
               Attachment (15145K)

25)  07-44     Amending Sections 10.12.030 and 10.14.220 of
               the Lincoln Municipal Code to add a definition
               for Red Arrow and to prohibit right-hand turns
               by vehicles facing a steady red turn arrow.
               Fact Sheet (56K)

26)  07R-79    Approving the Woodlands at Yankee Hill Conditional
               Annexation and Zoning Agreement between Carl and
               Vickie Schmidt, SAP-SE LLC, Midwest Net Lease
               Investors SE LLC, and Calruby LLC, and the City of
               Lincoln, relating to the annexation of
               approximately 194 acres of property generally
               located on the east side of 70th Street south of
               Yankee Hill Road. (Related Items:  07R-
               79, 07-45, 07-46) (Action Date: 4/9/07)
               Attachment (113K)

27)  07-45     Annexation 05015 - Amending the Lincoln
               Corporate Limits Map by annexing approximately
               245 acres of property generally located southeast of
               the intersection of S.70th Street and Yankee Hill
               Road. (Related Items:  07R-79, 07-45, 07-46)
               Fact Sheet (666K)

28)  07-46     Change of Zone 05068 - Application of Carl Schmidt,
               Midwest Net Lease Investors, and SAP-SE, LLC for a
               change of zone from AG Agricultural District to R-3
               Residential District for a planned unit development
               and approving a development plan for approximately
               500 dwelling units and approximately 324,000 square
               feet of commercial and office area over the
               underlying R-3 zoning district, on property
               generally located southeast of the intersection of
               S. 70th Street and Yankee Hill Road. (Related
               Items:  07R-79, 07-45, 07-46)
               Fact Sheet (1110K)

29)  07-47     Annexation 07001 - Amending the Lincoln Corporate
               Limits Map by annexing approximately 118 acres of
               property generally located at North 98th and O
               Streets. (Related Items: 07-47, 07-48)
               Fact Sheet (428K)

30)  07-48     Change of Zone 07002 - Application of Waterford
               Estates, LLC, for a change of zone from B-2 Planned
               Neighborhood Business District to B-1 Local Business
               District and from AG Agricultural District to B-2
               Planned Neighborhood Business District, R-3
               Residential District and R-4 Residential District,
               on property generally located at North 98th and O
               Streets. (Related Items: 07-47, 07-48)
               Fact Sheet (370K)

31)  07-49     Change of Zone 07008 - Application of Premium
               Protein Products, LLC, for a change of zone
               from I-2 Industrial Park District to B-1 Local
               Business District on property generally located at
               the southeast corner of N.W. 48th Street and W.
               Adams Street.
               Fact Sheet (179K)

32)  07-50     Change of Zone 07009 - Application of the Planning
               Director for a change of zone from P Public Use
               District to R-1 Residential District on property
               generally located at Sundance Drive and Campfire
               Circle.
               Fact Sheet (119K)


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

33)  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.(PASSED, 7-0; #18900)

34)  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.(PASSED,
	         7-0; #18901)
               Fact Sheet (62K)

35)  07-36     Amending Section  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.(PASSED, 7-0; #18902)
               Fact Sheet (55K)

36)  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.
               (AMENDED, 7-0; PASSED AS AMENDED, 7-0; #18903)
               Fact Sheet (250K)

37)  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.(PASSED, 7-0;
	         #18904)
               Fact Sheet (442K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

38)  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)

39)  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)

40)  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)

41)  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)

42)  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)

43)  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)

44)  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)

45)  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)

46)  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)

47)  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)

48)  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)

49)  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, APRIL 2, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.:
						(APPROVED, 7-0)

50)  07R-76    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of March 1 - 15,
               2007.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (24K)

51)  07R-77    Approving conveyance of a permanent conservation
               easement to preserve the restored native prairie
               from Larry and Peggy Kletcher to the Wachiska
               Audubon Society over an area approximately 25.48
               acres generally located at S. 105th and A Streets.
               Attachment (796K)

52)  07R-78    Approving an amendment to Resolution No. A-84134
               which granted the use of public right-of-way to
               R Street Lofts LLC for construction of courtyards
               and canopied entryways at the southeast corner of
               7th and R Streets, to limit the permission to
               occupy the public right-of-way to the actual dates
               of construction being February 15, 2007 to
               September 30, 2007.



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   6:45 P.M.




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