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      ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
               MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.

                    ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            Application of State Theatre Inc. dba State
               Theatre for a Class I liquor license at
               1415 O Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0;
               A-84330)

 2)            Manager application of David McNeil for State
               Theatre Inc. dba State Theatre at 1415 O Street.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, A-84331)


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

 3)  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. (Request
               of applicant to continue P.H. to 5/7/07)((2ND
               READING & PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED TO 5/7/07 WITH
               ACTION ON 5/14/07, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (1439K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 4)  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. (AMENDED #1, 7-0; AMENDED #2, 7-0; ADOPTED
               AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-84332)
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (21K)

 5)  07R-88    Approving the appropriation of city funds for a
               multi-year Joint Antelope Valley (JAVA) Project,
               Antelope Valley Phase 2 Project - Channel Wall.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84333)
               Fact Sheet (62K)

 6)  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.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84334)
               Attachment (11K)

 7)  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.(AMENDED, 7-0;
               ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-84335) 
               Attachment (808K)


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

                    - CONSENT AGENDA -


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 8)            THE FOLLOWING HAVE BEEN REFERRED TO THE PLANNING
               DEPT.:
	         Change of Zone No. 07015 - Req. by the
               Director of Public Works & Utilities, amending
               Section 27.81.010 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               relating to General Regulations of the Zoning
               Code.
               Change of Zone No. 07019 - App. of
               CollegeView SDA Church, from R-4 Residential
               District to R-6 Residential District on property
               generally located at S. 49th Street and
               Lowell Avenue.
               Change of Zone No. 07020 - App. of Casey's
               Retail Company, from R-2 Residential District to
               B-1 Local Business District on property generally
               located at N. 70th Street and Havelock Avenue.
               Special Permit No. 07010 - App. of Casey's
               Retail Company, for expansion of a nonconforming
               use on property generally located at N. 70th
               Street and Havelock Avenue.

 9)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, May 7, 2007 at
               1:30 p.m. for the Application of Van Eiser, LLC
               dba Venue for a liquor catering license at 4111
               Pioneer Woods Drive.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84336)

10)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, May 7, 2007 at
               1:30 p.m. for the Application of 55 Degrees, Inc.
               dba Bread & Cup for a Class I liquor license at
               801 S Street.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84337)

11)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, May 7, 2007 at
               1:30 p.m. for the Manager Application of Tina
               Krings for Casey's Retail Company dba the
               following Casey's General Stores:  #1934 located
               at 550 W. Cornhusker Hwy; #2720 located at 1001 S.
               13th Street; #2723 located at 1140 N. 48th Street;
               #2724 located at 3003 N. 70th Street; #2729 located
               at 5500 Superior; and #2745 located at 2243 N.
               Cotner. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84338)
               Boulevard.


12)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

13)            2006 Annual Report of City Law Department dated
               April 1, 2007. (PLACED ON FILE)


                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                  - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 14 & 15 HAD 1ST READING)

14)  07-64     Approving a five-year lease/purchase
               agreement between the City and Municipal
               Services Group, Inc. for the lease of golf
               course maintenance equipment. (Request
               2nd & 3rd Readings on 4/23/07)
               Fact Sheet (99K)
               Attachment (658K)

15)  07-65     Change of Zone 07011 - Application of Trinity
               United Methodist Church to designate Trinity
               Methodist Episcopal Church at 1345 South 16th
               Street as a historic landmark.
               Fact Sheet (711K)


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

16)  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.(PASSED, 7-0; #18914)
               Fact Sheet (69K)
               Attachment (84K)

17)  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.(PASSED, 7-0;
               #18915)
               Fact Sheet (80K)
               Attachment (256K)

18)  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.(PASSED,
               7-0; #18916)
               Fact Sheet (81K)
               Attachment (365K)


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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  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 23, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.:

               NONE


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     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 IN WRITING BY 10:00
     A.M. ON THE WEDNESDAY (4/24/07)  PRIOR TO THE NEXT
     FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE
     SESSION WHICH IS 4/30/07.


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 APRIL ARE THE 9TH AND 30TH.


ADJOURNMENT	2:20 P.M.


ANNOUNCEMENTS:
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May are the 7th & 21st.

New Mayor & New Council Member & Re-elected Council Member
Swearing In Ceremony will be held on May 14th.

May 21st is scheduled as a 5:30 p.m. meeting.


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