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       ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                    MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.


                        ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


        MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE  - MARCH, 2007 RECIPIENT IS
	     PADMANABHARAJU (RAJU) KAKARLAPUDI, PUBLIC HEALTH
     	      EPIDEMIOLOGIST, IN THE CATEGORY OF PRODUCTIVITY.


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            Application of LMM, Inc. dba Libations and Grand
               Room for a Class C liquor license at 317 S. 11th
               Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,7-0; A-84316)

 2)            Manager application of Harlan R. Musil for LMM,
               Inc. dba Libations and Grand Room at 317 S. 11th
               Street.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84317)

 3)            Application of K-Sara Enterprises, Inc. dba Kevin
               Meier Imports for a Class C liquor license at 3540
               Village Drive, Suite 200.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               7-0; A-84318)

 4)            Manager application of Kevin R. Meier for K-Sara
               Enterprises, Inc. dba Kevin Meier Imports at 3540
               Village Drive, Suite 200.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               7-0; A-84319)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 5 THRU 7 HAD 2ND READING)

 5)  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, 2007.
               Fact Sheet (69K)
               Attachment (84K)

 6)  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)

 7)  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)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 8)  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. (ADOPTED, 6-1; MARVIN DISSENTING;
               A-84320)
               Fact Sheet (66K)
               Attachment (24K)

 9)  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. (ADOPTED, 7-0;
	         A-84321)
               Fact Sheet (104K)
               Attachment (65K)

10)  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.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84322)
               Attachment (104K)

11)  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.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84323)
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (342K)

12)  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. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84324)
               Fact Sheet (61K)
               Attachment (175K)

13)  07R-85    Approving appropriations in the amount of
               $31,000.00 from the operation of Keno lottery
               funds for various human services.ADOPTED, 7-0;
		   A-84325)
               Attachment (77K)

14)  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. (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS
               AMENDED, 7-0; A-84326)
               Fact Sheet (13K)

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 April 23, 2007 at 1:30
               p.m. for the Manager Application of Rachel Rickley
               for Super Target Liquor of Nebraska, Inc. dba
               Target Store T-0217 located at 333 N.48th Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84327)

16)            Setting the Hearing Date of April 23, 2007 at 1:30
               p.m. for the Manager Application of Lucas R.
               Proffitt for Hardage Hotels I, LLC dba Chase Suite
               Hotel located at 200 S. 68th Place. (ADOPTED,
	         7-0; A-84328)


17)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

18)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by Council on March  26,
               2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

19)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by Council on April 2, 2007.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

20)            Report from City Treasurer of Franchise Tax for
               the month of February, 2007 from Aquila. (PLACED
	         ON FILE)

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

22)            Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunication
               Occupation Tax for the month of July, 2006 -
               Sept. 2006: Amp'd Mobile; November,
               2006: Amp'd Mobile, Inc.; January,
               2007: Cricket, New Cingular, AT&T of
               Midwest, Windstream of Midwest, Windstream Nebraska,
               USCOC of Greater Iowa, Nebraska Technology, XO
               Communications, Telephone Wireless, Business
               Products, CIMCO, Global Crossing, Verizon-Bell
               Atlantic, Verizon Select, Advanced Tel, Inc.,
               Cincinnati Bell, VoiceCom, Guaranteed Phone
               Service, Norstan Network, Telecorp, Global
               Crossing, Telecomm. of Maryland, Intellicall
               Operator, Qwest, GlobalStar USA, Broadband
               Dynamics, Broadwing, Working Assets, USCOC of
               NE/KS, Virgin Mobile USA, ACN, Primus, Trans
               Nat'l, Andiamo, McLeodUSA, OnStar, UCN, Quantum
               Shift, KDDI America, IBM Global, Earthlink,
               TracFone, LDMI, Amp'd Mobile; February,
               2007; NPCR dba Nextel, Alltel of Nebraska,
               Alltel, Sprint Spectrum, Windstream of Midwest,
               Windstream Nebraska, TWC Info Services, Sprint,
               MCI WorldCom, Network Billing Systems, GTC
               Telecom, Enhanced, Lightyear, Tri-M, Zone,
               Cincinnati Bell, Acceris, Nextel West, GlobalCom,
               BT Americas, SBC Long Distance, Acceris Management
               & Acquistion, 360Networks, NOS, NOSVA, Covista,
               Affinity Network, ATS Mobile. (PLACED ON FILE)

23)  07-41     Request of the Public Works Department 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 6-inch water main in South 34th Street from
                    Van Dorn Street north approximately 300 feet
                    and assess the costs thereof against the
                    benefitted property.(APPROVED, 7-0)

                      - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                      - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEM 24 HAD 1ST READING)

24)   07-58    Change of Zone 07010  Application of Steve M.
               Champoux for a change of zone from AG Agricultural
               District to AGR Agricultural Residential District on
               property generally located at 134th and A Streets.
               Fact Sheet (1439K)


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

25)  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.(PASSED, 7-0;
               #18907)
               Fact Sheet (55K)
               Attachment (15145K)

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) (4/2/07-Amended)
		   (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84329)
               Attachment (492K)

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) (PASSED,
               7-0; #18908)
               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)(PASSED, 7-0; #18909)
               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)(PASSED,
               7-0; #18910)
               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)(PASSED,
               7-0; #18911)
               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. (PASSED, 7-0; #18912)
               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.(PASSED, 7-0;
               #18913)
               Fact Sheet (119K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

33)  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)

34)  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)

35)  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)

36)  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)

37)  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)

38)  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)

39)  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)(WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4552)
               Fact Sheet (5490K)

40)  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)

41)  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)

42)  07-12     Change of Zone 06077 - Application of Firethorn
               Investment for a change of zone from AGR
	       Agricultural Residential District to R-1
               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)

43)  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)(WITHDRAWN,
	         7-0; #38-4553)
               Fact Sheet (222K)

44)  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)

45)  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. (4/2/07 - Placed
               on Pending, No Date Certain) (Request to Withdraw)
               (WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4554)
               Fact Sheet (56K)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.:
						(APPROVED, 7-0)

46)  07R-87    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of March 16 - 31,
               2007.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (21K)

47)  07R-88    Approving the appropriation of appropriate City
               funds for a multi-year Joint Antelope Valley
               (JAVA) Project, Antelope Valley Phase 2 Project
               Channel Wall.
               Fact Sheet (62K)

48)  07R-89    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and Lincoln Public Schools to provide for the
               funding of a City library at the new Arnold
               Elementary School with Keno Funds   Libraries on
               property generally located at N.W. 48th Street and
               West Cuming Street.
               Attachment (11K)

49)  07R-90    Approving a Lease and Development Agreement
               between the City and Lincoln Public Schools to
               provide for the construction, operation and
               maintenance of a City library at the new Arnold
               Elementary School generally located at N.W. 48th
               Street and West Cuming Street.
               Attachment (808K)


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     A.M. ON THE WEDNESDAY (4/4/07)  PRIOR TO THE NEXT
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     SESSION WHICH IS 4/9/07.


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     SO AT THE OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION. OPEN MICROPHONE
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