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                ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                   MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.

                     ALL MEMBERS PRESENT EXCEPT EMERY

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

1)             Application of Carmela's Bistro and Wine Bar LLC
               dba Carmela's Bistro and Wine Bar for a Class C
               liquor license at 4141 Pioneer Woods Drive,
               Suite 110. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84578)

2)             Manager application of Marci Ranae Davison for
               Carmela's Bistro and Wine Bar LLC dba Carmela's
               Bistro and Wine Bar at 4141 Pioneer Woods Drive,
               Suite 110. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84579)

3)             Application of GJR, LLC dba Randy's Grill &
               Chill for the additional of a liquor catering
               license to its Class C liquor license at 4947
               Holdrege Street.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0;
               A-84580)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 4 THRU 8 HAD 2ND READING)

4)   07R-206   Approving the 9th to 10th Streets,
               south of South Street Development and
               Conditional Zoning Agreement between the City
               and Red Cloud Development relating to the
               redevelopment of property generally located at
               9th and South Streets for commercial and retail
               uses. (Related Items: 07R-206, 07-156, 07-157) 
               (Action Date: 10/22/07) 
               Attachment (208K)

5)   07-156    Change of Zone 07027 - Application of RJJ&T, LLC
               and Red Cloud Development for a change of zone
               from R-4 Residential District to B-3 Commercial
               District on property generally located south of
               South Street between 9th and 10th Streets.
               (Related Items: 07R-206, 07-156, 07-157)
               Fact Sheet (1131K)

6)   07-157    Vacation 07003 - Vacating the east-west alley
               and a portion of the north-south alley between
               9th Street and 10th Street south of South Street. 
               (Related Items: 07R-206, 07-156, 07-157)
               Fact Sheet (1020K)

7)   07-158    Amending Section 6.08.060 License Fee to
               increase fees for licensing dogs effective
               January 1, 2008.
               Fact Sheet (119K)

8)   07-159    Amending Section 6.12.120 License Fee to
               increase fees for licensing cats effective
               January 1, 2008.
               Fact Sheet (120K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

9)   07R-207   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of August 16 -
               31, 2007. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84581)
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (18K)

10)  07R-205   Special Permit 07004 - Appeal of Mike and Kitra
               Deger to the conditional approval of the request
               of Verizon Wireless to construct a 158' tall
               monopole for personal wireless facilities on
               property generally located at 140th and O
               Streets.(ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84582)
               Fact Sheet (1305K)

11)  07R-208   Approving an Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln and the Nebraska Department of Health
               and Human Services for the 2007-2009 Minority
               Health Initiative Project.(ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84583)
               Fact Sheet (63K)
               Attachment (339K)


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


                        CONSENT AGENDA


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

12)            THE FOLLOWING WERE REFERRED TO THE PLANNING 
               DEPARTMENT:
               Change of Zone 07054HP - App. of Gamma Phi
               Beta Building Association to designate a
               historic landmark known as Gamma Phi Beta
               Sorority house on property located at 415 N.
               16th Street.
               Change of Zone 07055 - App. of Hoppe, Inc.
               from P Public Use District to R-4 Residential
               District on property located at 1635 N.
               10th Street and Military Road.
               Change of Zone 07056 - App. of John and
               Andrea Schleich from AGR to R-3 on property
               located at Ashbrook Drive and Northshore Drive.
               Special Permit 1989B - App. of Thomas L.
               Folsom, Susan Brouse and Don Brouse for Planned
               Service Commercial on property located at S.
               27th Street and Kendra Lane.
               Special Permit 1992A - App. of John and
               Andrea Schleich for an amendment to the Edenton
               Woods Community Unit Plan to add approximately
               33 dwelling units with requests to waive block
               length and to rollover curves on property
               located at Ashbrook Drive & Northshore Drive.
               Special Permit 07047 - App. of Hoppe, Inc.
               for approximately 73 dwelling units, with
               requests to waive screening along the limits of
               community unit plan, reduction in parking,
               reduce front yard setback, stormwater detention,
               spacing of local streets to major streets and
               minimum elevation of streets in a floodplain on
               property located at 1635 North 10th Street and
               Military Road.

13)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, October 29,
               2007 at 5:30 p.m. for the Application of L & M
               Foods, Inc. dba Sam & Louie's for a Class I
               liquor license located at 1501 Pine Lake Road,
               Ste. 9 & 10.(ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84584)


14)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


               Clerk's Letter and Mayors Approval of Ordinances
               and Resolutions passed by Council on October 8, 2007.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

               Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, October 29, 2007 
               at 5:30 p.m. for Application of Crabby Bill's Seafood Shack,
               Inc. dba Crabby Bill's Seafood Shack for a sidewalk café
               approximately 20' x 18' located at 803 Q Street. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84585)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

15)            Clerks Letter and Mayor's Approval of Ordinances
               and Resolutions passed by Council on October 1,
               2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

16)            Lincoln Water & WasteWater System recapitulation
               of daily cash receipts for September 2007. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

17)            Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunications
               Occupation Tax for the month of March 2006 thru
               Sept. 2007: Association Administrators, Inc.;
               January 2007 thru June 2007: Matrix Telecom.;
               Jun 2007: UCN, Inc.; July 2007: Telecorp Comm.,
               Broadband Dynamics, Verizon-Verizon Select,
               Flying J Comm., Cimco, IBM Global, Business
               Products Solutions, Teleplus Wireless, Quantum
               Shift, KDDI America, USCOC of Nebraska/Kansas,
               ACN Comm., Intellical Operator, Global Star USA,
               Network Billing, Movioc, Broadwing, OnStar,
               Qwest, Verizon-Bell Atalntic, UCN, Primus,
               Working Assets, Virgin Mobile USA, Global
               Crossing, McLeod USA, Trans National, Guaranteed
               Phone, Cincinnati Bell Any Distance, Andiamo, XO
               Comm., Voice Com, Global Crossing Bandwidth,
               TracFone, LDMI, Advanced Tel, EarthLink, AT&T
               Comm. of Midwest, New Cingular, USCOC of Greater
               Iowa, Cricket; August 2007: ATS Mobile, Covista,
               NOS, Frontier Comm. of America, Affinity
               Network, BT Americas, Business Telecom., Alltel
               Comm. of Nebraska, Windstream Nebraska, Norstan
               Network, Nextel West, Lightyear Network, GTC,
               Enhanced, Globalcom, Zone Telecom, Tri-M,
               Acceris, SBC Long Distance, First Comm.,
               360networks, NOSVA, Sprint Spectrum, Sprint
               Comm. Company, One Verizon Way, Alltel, D&D,
               Nextel, Windstream Systems of the Midwest. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

18)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, November 5,
               2007, at 1:30 p.m. for the Board of Equalization
               to equalize the assessments on  the Downtown
               Business Improvement District, Downtown
               Maintenance District & Core Business Improvement
               District Overlay. (APPROVED, 6-0)

                      - END CONSENT AGENDA -

                      - END PUBLIC HEARING -


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

     NONE


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

     NONE


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

19)  07R-200   Appeal by Dan Marvin of the StarTran
               Advisory Board action approving the Transit
               Development Plan (TDP) and the near-term
               route changes that are part of the TDP.
               (10/1/07 - Action Delayed to 10/29/07)
               Fact Sheet (58K)
               Attachment (861K)


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 St. 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 St. and Havelock
               Ave. 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 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)

24)  06-209    Approving a transfer of appropriations and cash
               (where appropriate) between projects within 
     Part B    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)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  07R-185   Approving a Cooperative Agreement between the
               Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
               (NDEQ) and the City of Lincoln regarding State
               of Nebraska grant funding from the Stormwater
               Management Plan Program.  (9/24/07 - Placed
               on Pending, No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (61K)
               Attachment (167K)

29)  07-139    Change of Zone 07045 - Application of Realty
               Trust Group for a change of zone from R-3
               Residential Planned Unit Development to B-2
               Planned Neighborhood Business District on
               approximately 5.87 acres generally located 
               at S. 84th Street and Old Cheney Road. 
               (9/17/07 - Action Delayed 1 wk. to 9/24/07) 
               (9/24/07 - Placed on Pending, No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (399K)

30)  07-142    Change of Zone 07046 - Amending Title 27 of the
               Lincoln Municipal Code relating to zoning by
               adding a new Section 27.03.525 to define
               restaurant; amending Sections 27.27.025,
               27.29.030, 27.33.030, 27.41.030, 27.43.030,
               27.49.030, 27.51.040 and adding new sections
               numbered 27.39.025, 27.45.025, and 27.47.025 to
               allow and establish conditions for the sale of
               alcoholic beverages for consumption on the
               premises of a restaurant as a permitted
               conditional use in the O-3, B-1, B-3, H-2, H-3,
               I-2, I-3, H-1, H-4, and I-1 districts,
               respectively; by amending Sections 27.29.040,
               27.33.040, 27.39.030, 27.41.040, 27.43.040,
               27.45.030, 27.47.030, 27.49.040, 27.51.050, and
               27.63.680 to allow the sale of alcoholic
               beverages for consumption on any premises not
               meeting the requirements for the sale of
               alcoholic beverages for consumption on the
               premises of a restaurant as a conditional
               permitted use in the B-1, B-3, H-1, H-2, H-4, I-
               1, I-2 and I-3 districts as special permitted
               use; by amending Section 27.27.030 to delete the
               sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises
               in restaurants as a special permitted use in the
               O-3 district; by amending Section 27.67.040 to
               add special parking requirements for bars,
               coffee shops and similar uses formerly
               classified as a restaurant; and by amending
               Figure 27.67.040 to add bars, coffee shops, and
               similar uses to the list of uses which have
               special parking requirements. (Action Delayed
               1 wk. to 9/24/07) (9/24/07 - Referred back to
               Planning Dept.)
               Fact Sheet (40K)


 WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2007, AT 1:30 P.M.
							(APPROVED, 6-0)

31)   07R-209   Authorizing the Mayor to execute a multi-year
                a multi-year contract per City Ordinance when
                when funding appropriations comes from more
                than one fiscal year CIP for the water project
                that provides for construction of the Greenwood to
                Lincoln Transmission Main for the Lincoln Water
                System.
               Fact Sheet (59K)

32)  07R-210   Amending the City's resolution on local
               government miscellaneous expenditures regarding
               the Mayor's Award of Excellence, including
               changes to the eligibility definition, the
               website address, the nomination procedure and
               nomination criteria, and clarification of team
               winners for monthly and annual awards.
               Fact Sheet (52K)

33)  07R-212   Reappointing Michael Donnelly to the Police and
               Fire Pension Plan Investment Board for a five-
               year term expiring September 1, 2012.

34)  07R-213   Reappointing Brennan Miller to the Parks and
               Recreation Advisory Board for a one-year term
               expiring June 1, 2008.

35)  07R-214   Appointing Barbara J. Walkowiak to the Parks and
               Recreation Advisory board for a one-year term
               expiring June 1, 2008.

36)  07R-215   Approving the appointment of David Landis as the
               Urban Development Director.

37)  07R-216   Approving the appointment of Niles Ford as the
               Director of the Fire and Rescue
               Department.


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 (10/24/07) PRIOR TO THE 
NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION 
WHICH IS 10/29/07.


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 OCTOBER ARE THE 8TH 
AND THE 29TH.


ADJOURNMENT	2:55 P.M.





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