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

                       ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

     NONE


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 1 
THRU 7 HAD 2ND READING, SEE ITEM #2)

1)   07-41     Creating Water District No. 1197 for
               the purpose of constructing a 6-inch diameter
               water main in S. 34th Street from Van Dorn
               Street north approximately 300 feet and
               assessing the cost thereof against the
               benefitted properties.
               Fact Sheet (56K)
               Attachment (555K)

2)   07-66     Amending Chapter 14.70 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to Excavations by
               amending Section 14.70.010 to authorize
               conditions to be placed in excavation permits
               that are for the public interest, and adding
               a new section numbered 14.70.015 to set forth
               specific conditions and requirements to be
               placed on excavation permits that are
               reasonably necessary for the public interest.
               (PUBLIC HEARING CON'T TO 5/21/07, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (15K)

3)   07-67     Declaring approximately 0.07 acres generally
               located at S. 44th Street and Calvert Street
               as surplus property.
               Fact Sheet (121K)

4)   07-68     Declaring approximately 0.7 acres generally
               located at S. 39th Street and Van Dorn Street
               as surplus property.
               Fact Sheet (134K)

5)   07-69     Change of Zone 07013 - Amending Title 27 of
               the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Zoning
               by amending Section 27.71.210, Enlargement
               and Alteration of Lots, to clarify language
               that conflicts with other provisions of the
               zoning regulations.
               Fact Sheet (142K)

6)   07-70     Change of Zone 07016 - Application of David
               Titterington for a change of zone from R-2
               Residential District to H-2 Highway Business
               District, on property generally located at N.
               49th Street and Orchard Street.
               Fact Sheet (276K)

7)   07-71     Change of Zone 07017 - Application of
               Waterford Estates, LLC, for a change of zone
               from R-3 Residential District to B-1 Local
               Business District on property generally
               located northeast of N. 98th Street and O
               Street.
               Fact Sheet (295K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

8)   07R-87C   Claim of Alan and Roseann Christensen from the
               report of claims against the City for the period
               of March 16-31, 2007. (4/16/07 - Held over for
               further review) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84341)
               Attachment (21K)

9)   07R-91    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of April 1 - 15,
               2007. (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-84342)
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (21K)

10)  07R-92    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between  the
               City and the Lower Platte South Natural Resources
               District for cost sharing of the construction of a
               drainage culvert at N.W. 70th Street between West
               Adams and West Superior Streets. (ADOPTED, 7-0; 
               A-84343)
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (150K)

11)  07R-93    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               and Lancaster County for a widening and paving
               project in Fletcher Avenue from N. 1st Street to
               565 feet east of N. 7th Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0; 
               A-84344)
               Fact Sheet (57K)
               Attachment (1329K)


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

                    - CONSENT AGENDA -

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

12)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, May 14, 2007
               at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of CaNaKa, Inc.
               dba The Restaurant featuring The Other Room for a
               Class C liquor license located at 500 West Gate
               Blvd.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84345)

13)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, May 14, 2007
               at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of Yong Son dba
               O Yummy for a Class C liquor license located at
               5571 S. 48th Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84346)


14)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

15)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               & Ordinances passed by the City Council on April
               16, 2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

16)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               & Ordinances passed by the City Council on April
               23, 2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

17)            Report from City Treasurer of Cash On Hand at the
               close of business March 31, 2007. (PLACED ON FILE) 


                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                  - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 18 
& 19 HAD 1ST READING)

18)  07-72     Amending the pay schedule of employees whose
               classification is assigned to the pay range
               which is prefixed by the letter M by changing
               the pay range for the job classification of
               "Internal Auditor."
               Fact Sheet (48K)

19)  07-73     Amending Title 20 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code, the Building Code, by adding a new
               Chapter 20.02, entitled Neglected Building
               Registration, to require registration of
               neglected, deteriorated and/or abandoned
               buildings, to require the filing of plans
               for restoration or demolition of abandoned
               buildings, and to establish penalties for
               violations thereof.
               Fact Sheet (13K)


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

20)  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. 
               (PASSED, 7-0; #18918)
               Fact Sheet (711K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

21)  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)


22)  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)
               (4/16/07 - 2ND Reading & P.H. Con't.
               to 5/7/07 w/ Action 5/14/07)
               Fact Sheet (1439K)


PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  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)

29)  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)

30)  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)

31)  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, MAY 7, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.:
                                                 (APPROVED, 7-0)

32)  07R-94    Approving a Conservation Easement Agreement
               between Roger and Eldonna Schwisow and
               Detweiler Investments and the City of
               Lincoln over approximately 5.12 acres in
               Northbank Junction 1st Addition and 10.15
               acres over Lot 22 I.T. located in the
               Northeast Quarter of Section 32, Township
               11 North, Range 7 East, generally located
               at N. 56th Street and Alvo Road, to preserve
               the flood storage capacity on the properties.
               Attachment (500K)

33)  07R-95    Appointing Marvona Tavlin to the Keno Advisory
               Board to fill an unexpired three-year term and to
               a full three-year term expiring July 1, 2010.
               Attachment (119K)

34)  07R-98    Reappointing Jeff Steffensmeier to the Keno
               Advisory Board for a three-year term expiring
               July 1, 2010.
               Attachment (36K)

35)  07R-96    Appointing Mary Herres and Jerrod Jaeger to the
               Cable Advisory Board to fill unexpired three-year
               terms expiring July 1, 2009 and July 1, 2007,
               respectively, and appointing Jerrod Jaeger to a
               full three-year term expiring July 1, 2010.
               Attachment (55K)

36)  07R-97    Reappointing Stuart Long and Jim Johnson to the
               Cable Advisory Board for three-year terms expiring
               July 1, 2010.
               Attachment (36K)


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 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    6:53 P.M.


ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Open Microphone and Register to Speak Sessions for the month of
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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