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               ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                         MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.

                              ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


                            MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)             Application of Bhutanese Food, Inc. dba The Oven
               East for a Class C liquor license at 4101 Pioneer
               Woods Drive, #110.  (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0;
               A-84473)		    

2)             Manager application of Sonam Chhoden for Bhutanese
               Food, Inc. dba The Oven East at 4101 Pioneer Woods
               Drive, #110.  (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0;
               A-84474)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 3 THRU 7 HAD 2ND READING)

3)   07-122    Change of Zone 07018   Application of Hampton
               Enterprises for a change of zone from AG
               Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District,
               for a Planned Unit Development District
               designation of said property and for approval of a
               development plan for approximately 78 dwelling
               units and approximately 258,000 square feet of
               office and commercial space in the underlying R-3
               zoned area, on property generally located at S.
               84th and Glynoaks Drive.
               Fact Sheet (1535K)

 4)  07-123    Amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               relating to the Zoning Code by adding a new
               section 27.03.555 to define the term "social
               hall"; by amending Sections 27.29.030, 27.31.040,
               27.33.030, 27.37.025, 27.41.030, 27.43.030, and
               27.45.025 to allow social halls as permitted
               conditional uses in the B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5, H-2,
               H-3, and H-4 zoning districts, respectively, and
               to establish conditions therefor.
               Fact Sheet (796K)

 5)  07-124    Approving a Sublease Agreement between the City
               and Goodwill Industries for providing job training
               and employment services under the Workforce
               Investment Act.
               Fact Sheet (47K)
               Attachment (218K)

 6)  07-125    Approving a transfer of appropriations and cash
               (where appropriate) between projects within
               several funds within the Public Works & Utilities
               Department.
               Fact Sheet (54K)

 7)  07-126    Approving a transfer of funds within the Parks &
               Recreation Department Capital Improvement Program.
               Fact Sheet (89K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

8)   07R-141   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of July 16 - 31,
               2007. ( ADOPTED, 7-0;  A-84475)
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (16K)

9)   07R-143   Authorizing the Mayor to execute a multi-year
               contract per City Ordinance when funding
               appropriations comes from more than one fiscal
               year CIP for the Joint Antelope Valley (JAVA)
               Project No. 780104, Antelope Valley O Street
               Bridge and Roadway. ( DELAYED ONE WEEK W/ACTION
               ONLY, 5-2; EMERY, MARVIN DISSENTING.)
               Fact Sheet (61K)

10)  07R-144   Authorizing the Mayor to execute a multi-year
               contract per City Ordinance when funding
               appropriations comes from more than one fiscal
               year CIP for the Antelope Valley Phase 1 "East
               Leg" of Big "X", City Project 780107.
               (DELAYED ONE WEEK W/ACTION ONLY, 6-1;
               EMERY DISSENTING.)
               Fact Sheet (62K)

11)  07R-145   Approving the use of public right-of-way by Ohana,
               LLC for the installation of a concrete stoop in
               the alley on the north side of the building at
               1442 O Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84476)
               Fact Sheet (56K)
               Attachment (228K)

12)  07R-146   Approving amendments to the Antelope Valley
               Redevelopment Plan by adding four potential new
               projects located in the areas of north side of O
               Street, 25th to 26th Streets; north side of Y
               street, 21st to 22nd Streets; 1546 N. 14th Street;
               and 10th Street from the viaduct north of
               Charleston Street to Military Road.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84477)
               Fact Sheet (741K)

13)  07R-147   Comp. Plan Conformity No. 07015 - Approving
               amendments to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment
               Plan for the establishment of the Sawmill
               Redevelopment Project Area, Phase One of the North
               Haymarket Arts and Humanities Center Block, which
               provides for the redevelopment of an existing
               building into a modern, mixed-use, office/retail
               building on property generally located in the
               northwest quadrant of Block 21 located between 8th
               and 9th Streets and R and S Streets.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84478)
               Fact Sheet (601K)
               Attachment (348K)


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

                        CONSENT AGENDA


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

14)            Setting the Hearing date of Monday, August 27,
               2007 at 5:30 p.m. for the Application of Lincoln
               Holdings LTD dba Marz Bar for a Class C liquor
               license located at 1140 O Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-84479)

15)            Setting the Hearing date of Monday, August 27,
               2007 at 5:30 p.m. for Application of GSCS, Inc.
               dba Pit Crew for a Class C liquor license located
               at 3223 Cornhusker Highway. (ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-84480)

16)            Setting the Hearing date of Monday, August 27,
               2007 at 5:30 p.m. for Application of Deva, Inc.
               dba Grisanti's for a Class I liquor license
               located at 6820 O Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-84481)


17)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

18)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by Council on July 30, 2007. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

19)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by Council on August 6,
               2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

20)            Approving the distribution of funds representing
               interest earnings on short-term investments of
               Idle Funds during the month ended June 30, 2007. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84481)

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

                      - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                      - END PUBLIC HEARING -



ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 22 THRU 26 HAD 1ST READING)

22)  07-127    Change of Zone 07038 - Application of Ron Biloff
               on behalf of Harriett Biloff for a change of zone
               from R-4 Residential District to O-2 Suburban
               Office District on property generally located
               southeast of the intersection of S. 47th Street
               and Lowell Ave.
               Fact Sheet (277K)

23)  07-128    Change of Zone 07040HP - Application of Havelock
               Business Association for a landmark district
               designation for the Havelock Avenue Landmark
               District on properties from 6024 Havelock Avenue
               to 6262 Havelock Avenue and from 6033 Havelock
               Avenue to 6245 Havelock Avenue.
               Fact Sheet (1672K)

24)  07-129    Amending Title 8 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               relating to Health and Sanitation by amending
               Section 8.06.145 to increase the fee for open
               burning permits; amending Section 8.08.060 to
               increase permit fees for body art establishments;
               amending Section 8.08.090 to increase the late fee
               for body art establishment permits; amending
               Section 8.08.150 to increase the initial permit
               fee for a body art practitioner; amending Section
               8.08.350 to increase the fee for reinstatement of
               a suspended permit for body art establishments or
               practitioners; amending Section 8.12.035 to
               increase the initial and renewal permit fees for
               small family child care homes; amending Section
               8.14.037 to increase the fees related to child
               care programs; amending Section 8.20.150 to
               increase food establishment permit fees; amending
               Section 8.20.160 to increase late fees for food
               establishment permits; amending Section 8.20.170
               to increase the fee for reinstating a suspended
               food establishment permit; amending Section
               8.24.150 to increase the permit fee for variances
               to the noise control ordinance; amending Section
               8.38.090 to increase the permit fee for Class A or
               Class B swimming pools; amending Section 8.40.070
               to increase the permit fee for space facilities;
               and amending Section 8.44.070 to increase the
               permit fees relating to water wells.
               Fact Sheet (96K)

25)  07-130    Amending Chapter 5.41 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to Salvaging, Recycling and
               Composting Operations by amending Section 5.41.050
               to increase permit fees; amending Section 5.41.060
               to increase the occupation tax for salvage
               operations and commercial composing operations;
               and amending Section 5.41.070 to increase the
               occupation tax late fee.
               Fact Sheet (91K)

26)  07-131    Amending Title 24 of the Lincoln Municipal Code,
               Plumbing and Sewers, by amending Section 24.38.070
               to increase permit fees relating to on-site
               wastewater treatment systems; and amending Section
               24.42.110 to increase the fee for evaluation and
               review of Property Transfer Inspector reports and
               any necessary site visits by the Health Director. 
               Fact Sheet (93K)


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

     NONE


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

     NONE


PENDING LIST	EXTENDED ONE WEEK

27)  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)

28)  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 St. and Havelock Ave. (Related
               Items: 05R-301, 05R-302)  (12/19/05 - Placed on
               Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (676K)

29)  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 St. and Havelock Ave. as
               commercial. (Related Items: 05R-301, 05R-302)
               (12/19/05 - Placed on Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (676K)
               Attachment (394K)

30)  05-188    Change of Zone 3413 - Application of Landon's
               Neighborhood Assoc. for a change of zone from R-4
               Residential to R-2 Residential on property
               generally located at N. 24th and Superior Streets.
               (12/19/05 -Placed on Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (1465K)

31)  06-209    Approving a transfer of appropriations and cash
               (where appropriate)between projects within several
     Part B    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)

32)  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. (5/7/07 - Placed on
               Pending, No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (13K)

33)  07-97     Change of Zone 07022 - Application of Hoppe
               Partners Ltd. for a change of zone from R-6
               Residential District to B-4 Lincoln Center
               Business District on property generally
               located at the southeast corner of S.
               19th and L Streets. (Request to place on
               Pending) (6/25/07 - Placed on Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (638K)

34)  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) (Request to
               Delay Action w/con't. P.H. to 7/23/07)
               (5/14/07 - Action Delayed w/con't. P.H. to
               7/23/07) (Request to Place on Pending - No
               Date Certain) (7/23/07 - Placed on Pending -
               No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (1439K)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL, THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2007, AT 1:30 P.M.:
						(APPROVED 7-0)

35)  07R-148   Adopting the 2007/08 City of Lincoln Annual
               Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program
               for FY 2007/08 - 2012/13.
               Attachment (1214K)

36)  07R-149   Approving the appointment of Leirion Gaylor Baird
               to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning
               Commission for a six-year term expiring 
               September 18, 2013.
               Attachment (222K)

37)  07R-150   Approving the appointment of Wendy J. Francis to
               the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission
               for a six-year term expiring August 31, 2013.
               Attachment (190K)

38)  07R-151   Approving the appointment of Robert R. Moline to
               the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission
               for a six-year term expiring August 31, 2013.
               Attachment (163K)

39)  07R-152   Approving a new schedule for water use charges and
               approving the issuance of additional revenue bonds
               for the Capital Improvements Program Fiscal Year
               2007-2008 through Fiscal Year 2012-2013.
               Fact Sheet (64K)

40)  07R-153   Approving a new schedule for wastewater use
               charges and approving the issuance of additional
               revenue bonds for the Capital Improvements Program
               Fiscal Year 2007-2008 through Fiscal Year
               2012-2013.
               Fact Sheet (60K)

41)  07R-155   Amending the Lincoln Lancaster County Air
               Pollution Control Program Regulations and
               Standards  by amending Article 1, Section 6, to
               increase the fees for asbestos project
               notifications and by amending Article 2, Section 30, 
               to increase the charge for engineering reviews
               of air pollution control construction permits.
               Fact Sheet (104K)
               Attachment (109K)

42)  07R-156   Amending the Lincoln Lancaster County Air
               Pollution Control Program Regulations and
               Standards to increase the fees for special waste
               permits.
               Fact Sheet (99K)

43)  07R-157   Application of Hamilton College - Lincoln to use
               the public right-of-way to install an overhead 
               fiber optic line across the alley between
               properties at 1821 K Street and 1800 J Street.
               Attachment (290K)


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.


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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 (8/8/07)  PRIOR TO THE NEXT
     FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE
     SESSION WHICH IS 8/13/07.


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 AUGUST ARE THE 13TH AND THE 27TH.


ADJOURNMENT  3:21 P .M.

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