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        ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
               MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.

                       ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            Application of Playmakers, Inc. dba
               Playmakers Sports Bar & Grill for a
               Class C liquor license at 640 W.
               Prospector.  (ADOPTED FOR DENIAL, 6-1;
               SVOBODA DISSENTING; A-84310)

 2)            Manager application of Ryan W. French for
               Playmakers, Inc. dba Playmakers Sports Bar
               & Grill at 640 W. Prospector.  (ADOPTED FOR
               DENIAL, 6-1; SVOBODA DISSENTING; A-84311)

PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 3
THRU 11 HAD 2ND READING, SEE ITEMS 4 & 5)

 3)  07-40     Creating Alley Repaving District #48 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)

 4)  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.  (PLACED ON PENDING, NO
               DATE CERTAIN, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (56K)

 5)  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) (WAIVED RULES, 7-0;
               AMENDED, 7-0; ACTION ON 4/9/07, 7-0)
               Attachment (113K)

 6)  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)

 7)  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)

 8)  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)

 9)  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)

10)  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)

11)  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)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

12)  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.  (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84312)
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (24K)

13)  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.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84313)
               Attachment (796K)

14)  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. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84314)

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


                    - CONSENT AGENDA -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

15)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, April 16, 2007
               at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of State Theatre,
               Inc. dba State Theatre for a Class I liquor
               license located at 1415 O Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84315)

16)            THE FOLLOWING HAVE BEEN REFERRED TO THE
               PLANNING DEPARTMENT:
               Change of Zone No. 07013 - Req. by the
               Director of Building and Safety to amend Section
               27.71.210 of the Lincoln Municipal Code,
               "Enlargement and Alteration of Lots", to add
               language relative to yards for adjusted lots.
               Change of Zone No. 07016 - App. of David
               Titterington, from R-2 Residential District to H-2
               Highway Business District, on property generally
               located at N. 48th St. and Orchard St.
               Change of Zone No. 07017 - App. of Olsson
               Associates, from R-3 Residential District to B-1
               Local Business District, on property generally
               located at 98th St. and O St.
               Special Permit No. 07007 - App. of Jeff
               Downing on behalf of Zion Church, for the
               expansion of a nonconforming use on property
               generally located at S. 8th St. and D St.
               Special Permit No. 07008 - App. of Casey's
               Retail Company dba Casey's General Store, for
               expansion of a nonconforming use on property
               generally located at N. Cotner Boulevard and
               Leighton Avenue.


17)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS - NONE


                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                  - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 18
THRU 20 HAD 1ST READING)

18)  07-51     Approving an Agreement between the City
               and the Asian Community & Cultural
               Center for the lease of space by the
               Lincoln Area Agency on Aging for its
               ActivAge Center program at 2615 O
               Street, for a period of March 1, 2007
               through September 30, 2008 2007.
               Fact Sheet (69K)
               Attachment (84K)

19)  07-52     Approving a contract between the City and
               Downtown Lincoln Association to operate and
               regulate a mid-week public market in the area
               located at 12th Street from Q to R Street and
               R Street from 12th to 13th Streets from June 5,
               2007 through June 26, 2007.
               Fact Sheet (80K)
               Attachment (256K)

20)  07-53     Approving a contract between the City and
               Lincoln Haymarket Development Corp. to
               operate and regulate a Saturday public market
               in the Haymarket area, 7th Street from P to Q
               Streets and P Street from 7th to 8th Streets
               from May 5, 2007 through October 13, 2007 and
               on 8th Street from P to Q Street from June
               16, 2007 through August 11, 2007.
               Fact Sheet (81K)
               Attachment (365K)


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

21)  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.  (PASSED, 7-0; #18905)
               Fact Sheet (74K)

22)  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.  (AMENDED, 7-0;
               PASSED, 7-0; #18906)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

23)  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)

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)

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, APRIL 9, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.:
                                                 (APPROVED, 7-0)

35)  07R-80    Approving a lease agreement between the American
               Red Cross and the City of Lincoln for the Lincoln-
               Lancaster County Health Department to lease space
               for the Hazardous Materials Vehicle for a three
               year term.
               Fact Sheet (66K)
               Attachment (24K)

36)  07R-81    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and Lincoln Public Schools for joint funding of an
               indoor air quality project at Calvert Elementary
               School/Calvert Recreation Center.
               Fact Sheet (104K)
               Attachment (65K)

37)  07R-82    Approving an amendment to Resolution A-84097,
               which granted the use of public right-of-way to
               Ohana LLC for construction of a new facade and
               accessible ramp at 1442 O Street, to limit the
               permission to occupy the public right-of-way to
               the actual dates of construction commencing on
               May 1, 2007.
               Attachment (104K)

38)  07R-83    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and Lancaster County regarding the paving of
               Yankee Hill Road from S. 40th Street to S. 56th
               Street and approving the use of Highway Allocation
               Bonds in an amount of $200,000.00 for the project.
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (342K)

39)  07R-84    Approving an Agreement between the City and the
               Lincoln-Lancaster County Railroad Transportation
               Safety District for funding of railroad crossing
               improvements to establish a Quiet Zone for
               Burlington Northern Santa Fe track crossings at
               70th Street, 44th Street, Adams Street, and 33rd
               Street.
               Fact Sheet (61K)
               Attachment (175K)

40)  07R-85    Approving appropriations in the amount of
               $31,000.00 from the operation of Keno lottery
               funds for various human services.
               Attachment (77K)

41)  07R-86    Approving the hiring of an auditor in the Finance
               Department of the City of Lincoln to identify
               areas of savings to the city in the preparation of
               the 2007-2008 budget.
               Fact Sheet (13K)


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     AGENDA, SHOULD NOTIFY THE CITY CLERK IN WRITING BY 10:00
     A.M. ON THE WEDNESDAY (4/4/07) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL
     CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION
     WHICH IS 4/9/07.


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     AGENDA, AND NOT PLANNED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA, MAY DO
     SO AT THE OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION. OPEN MICROPHONE
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