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          ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2007 AT 1:30 P.M.

   During the month of November there will be 2 Council meetings:
       November 5th at 1:30 p.m. and November 19th at 5:30 p.m.
 Both meetings will have Open Microphone & Register to Speak Sessions.


                         ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


MAYOR BEUTLER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2007 
      WAS PRESENTED TO KIRK DRAKE OF PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES/
      ENGINEERING SERVICES DIVISION IN THE CATEGORIES OF PRODUCTIVITY, 
      CUSTOMER RELATIONS, AND LOSS PREVENTION.


IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE FORMAL COUNCIL MEETING, THE CITY COUNCIL 
WILL CONVENE AS THE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION TO EQUALIZE ASSESSMENTS FOR THE 
DOWNTOWN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, THE CORE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT 
DISTRICT OVERLAY AND THE MAINTENANCE IMPROVEMENT BUSINESS DISTRICT. 
(ASSESSMENTS APPROVED, 7-0)


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

     NONE


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 1  
& 2 HAD 2ND READING)

 1)  07-167    Approving a lease agreement between the City and
               Robert and Janette Fiala for the lease of space
               by the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging for its
               Lincoln Information for the Elderly (LIFE)
               Program at 370 Fifth Street, David City,
               Nebraska.
               Fact Sheet (71K)
               Attachment (89K)

 2)  07-168    Amending Chapter 2.81 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to the Lincoln Living Wage
               Ordinance to add a definition for "nonprofit
               organization" and to exempt nonprofit
               organizations from the application of the
               ordinance.


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 3)  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) (10/22/07 - To have
               P.H. & Action 11/5/07)  (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED 
               AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-84612)
               Fact Sheet (61K)
               Attachment (547K)

 4)  07R-222   Approving an Amendment to the Interlocal
               Agreement between the City of Lincoln and
               Nebraska Game & Parks Commission for operation
               of the archery range located in Helen Boosalis
               Park at 44th and Superior Streets to extend the
               term until March 1, 2031 and to set out certain
               maintenance and improvement responsibilities to
               the archery site.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84613)
               Fact Sheet (94K)
               Attachment (329K)

 5)  07R-223   Comp. Plan Amendment 07001 - Amending the 2030
               Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to
               add the Cardwell Branch Watershed Master Plan to
               the list of sub-area plans in the Plan
               Implementation section and to the list of
               watershed studies in the Utilities section; and
               to amend the Lincoln Area's and Lancaster County
               Future Land Use Maps to show two "Opportunity
               Area", one northeast of the Yankee Hill dam and
               one on either side of S.W. 27th Street, south of
               Ridgewood Blvd., as "Green Space" and
               "Environmental Resources." 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84614)
               Fact Sheet (592K)
               Attachment (1002K)

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


                        -CONSENT AGENDA-


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS - NONE


 6)    MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

               Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions 
               and Ordinances passed by the City Council on 
               October 29, 2007.  (PLACED ON FILE)

               Report from City Treasurer of franchise tax for the 
               month of September 2007 from Aquila. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

               Report from City Treasurer of E911 surcharge for the 
               month of August 2007: TWC Digital Phone LLC; 
               September 2007:  AT&T Comm. of Midwest, 
               Level 3 Comm. LLC, TWC Digital Phone LLC; 
               3rd Quarter 2007: Windstream. (PLACED ON FILE)

               Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunications 
               Occupation Tax for the Quarter July - September 2007: 
               AmeriVision Comm., Helio LLC, Enhanced Comm., Digizip.com, 
               Network US, NECC Telecom, Comtech 21, MegaPath, T-Mobile 
               Central, 800 Response, OPEX Comm., Verizon; August 2007: 
               Cincinnati Bell Any Distance, Earthlink, XO Communications, 
               LDMI Telecomm., Intellicall Operator Services, VoiceCom, 
               TracFone Wireless, Andiamo, Wholesale Carrier Services, 
               Verizon-Bell Atlantic, Global Crossing, Telecorp, 
               Verizon Select, Virgin Mobile, Movida, McLeod USA, 
               Trans National, ACN Comm., Broadwing, Primus, Working 
               Assets Funding Service, Global Crossing Bandwidth, 
               OnStar Corp., Broadband Dynamics, Qwest, VCN Inc., 
               USCOC of Nebraska/Kansas, IBM Global Services-NS Div., 
               KDDI America, Advanced Tel Inc., Global USA, Network 
               Billing Systems, CIMCO Comm., Teleplus Wireless, 
               Business Prod. Solutions, TON Services, Quantum Shift, 
               Guaranteed Phone Service, USCOC of Greater Iowa, 
               New Cingular Wireless, TWC Digital Phone, Cricket, 
               AT&T Comm of Midwest, Nebraska Technology & Telecomm.; 
               September 2007: Verizon, Sprint, Sprint Spectrum, 
               NEXTEL, Alltel Communications of Nebraska, 
               WWC License LLC dba Alltel, D&D Comm., Quantum 
               Shift, Business Telecom, NEXTEL West Corp., 
               GTC Telecom, Lightyear Network Solutions, Enhanced, 
               Tri-M Comm., Globalcom, Zone Telecom, BT Americas, 
               Acceris, SBC Long Distance, First Communications, 
               NOSVA, NOS Comm., 360networks USA, Affinity Network, 
               Shaffer Communications, Covista, Frontier, 
               ATS Mobile Telephone.  (PLACED ON FILE)


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

 7)            Approving the distribution of funds representing
               interest earnings on short-term investments of
               Idle Funds during the month ended September 30,
               2007. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84615)

 8)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions 
               and Ordinances passed by the City Council on 
               October 22, 2007.  (PLACED ON FILE)


                      - END CONSENT AGENDA - 

                      - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 9 
THRU 15 HAD 1ST READING)

 9)  07-169    Change of Zone 07054HP - Application of Gamma
               Phi Beta House Corporation of Gamma Phi Beta
               Sorority, to designate the property at 415 N.
               16th Street as a historic landmark. 
               Fact Sheet (680K)

10)  07-170    Change of Zone 07056 - Application of John and
               Andrea Schleich for a change of zone from AGR
               Agricultural Residential District to R-3
               Residential District on approximately 4.95 acres
               of property generally located at Ashbrook Drive
               and Highway 2. (Related Items: 07-170, 07R-227)
               Fact Sheet (271K)

11)  07R-227   Special Permit 1992A - Application of John and
               Andrea Schleich to amend the Edenton Woods 1st
               Community Unit Plan to allow an additional 33
               dwelling  units and to waive the maximum block
               length and to allow roll-over curbs, on property
               generally located at Ashbrook Drive and Highway
               2.(Related Items: 07-170, 07R-227) (Action
               Date: 12/3/07) 
               Fact Sheet (1070K)

12)  07R-228   Comp. Plan Conformity 06001 - Amending the
               Antelope Valley Redevelopment Plan to add a
               housing project to provide new rental housing
               for low income and low income seriously mentally
               ill people, and new single family homes for low
               and moderate income people, on property
               generally bounded on the west by Hayward Park,
               on the north the Salt Creek channel, on the east
               by N. 10th Street, and on the south by the east-
               west alley north of Claremont Street.
               (Related Items: 07R-228, 07-171, 07-172, 07R-229) 
               (Action Date: 12/3/07) (Request to have Action 
               on 11/19/07) 
               Fact Sheet (1829K)
               Attachment (583K)

13)  07-171    Comp. Plan Conformance 07022 - Declaring
               approximately 6.02 acres of property generally
               located at N. 10th Street and Military Road, as
               surplus property. (Related Items: 07R-228,
               07-171, 07-172, 07R-229) (Request to have
               2nd & 3rd Readings w/Action on 11/19/07)
               Fact Sheet (698K)

14)  07-172    Change of Zone 07055 - Application of Hoppe Inc.
               for a change of zone from P Public Use District
               to R-4 Residential District on approximately
               6.18 acres of property generally located at N.
               10th Street and Military Road. (Related
               Items: 07R-228, 07-171, 07-172, 07R-229)
               (Request to have 2nd & 3rd Readings 
               w/Action on 11/19/07) 
               Fact Sheet (341K)

15)  07R-229   Special Permit 07047 - Application of Hoppe,
               Inc. to develop the 10th and Military Community
               Unit Plan for 61 multi-family units and 10
               single-family attached units, with requested
               waivers of the required screening, reduction in
               parking, reduction in the front yard setback,
               stormwater detention, spacing of local streets
               to major streets, and minimum elevation of
               streets in a floodplain, on approximately 6.18
               acres generally located at N. 10th Street and
               Military Road. (Related Items: 07R-228, 07-171, 
               07-172, 07R-229) (Action Date: 12/3/07)
               (Request to have Action on 11/19/07) 
               Fact Sheet (884K)


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

16)  07-160    Approving a lease agreement between the City and
               Spirits by Beckman for the lease of office space
               by the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging for its
               Lincoln Information for the Elderly (LIFE)
               Program at 708 North Chestnut Street, 
               Wahoo, Nebraska. (PASSED, 7-0; #19012)
               Fact Sheet (68K)
               Attachment (89K)

17)  07-161    Approving a lease agreement between the City and
               The Panama Caf‚ for the lease of space by the
               Lincoln Area Agency on Aging for its ActivAge
               Center Program at 310 Locust Street, Panama,
               Nebraska. (PASSED, 7-0; #19013)
               Fact Sheet (66K)
               Attachment (84K)

18)  07-162    Approving a lease agreement between the City and
               the Polk Senior Center for the lease of office
               space by the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging for
               its Lincoln Information for the Elderly (LIFE)
               Medicaid Waiver Program at 230 North Main
               Street, Polk, Nebraska. (PASSED, 7-0; #19014)
               Fact Sheet (65K)
               Attachment (80K)

19)  07-166    Approving a lease agreement between the City and
               Dittmer & Dittmer of Crete for the lease of
               space by the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging for
               its Lincoln Information for the Elderly (LIFE)
               Program at 1005 E Highway 33, Suite 6, Crete
               Nebraska. (PASSED, 7-0; #19015)
               Fact Sheet (67K)
               Attachment (85K)

20)  07-163    Change of Zone 07053 - Application of Airpark
               Holdings V, LLC for a change of zone from O-3
               Office Park District to H-4 General Commercial
               District on property generally located at the
               southeast corner of South 27th Street and
               Grainger Parkway. (Related Items: 07-163,
               07R-217) (PASSED, 7-0; #19016)
               Fact Sheet (395K)

21)  07R-217   Special Permit 2022B - Application of Airpark
               Holdings V, LLC to expand the existing Pine Lake
               Heights Planned Service Commercial to add
               approximately 44,875 square feet of commercial
               use on property generally located at the
               southeast corner of South 27th Street and
               Grainger Parkway. (Related Items: 07-163,
               07R-217) (Action Date: 11/5/07) (ADOPTED, 7-0; 
               A-84616)
               Fact Sheet (1166K)

22)  07-164    Comp. Plan Conformance 07020 - Declaring
               approximately 6,651 sq. ft., more or less, of
               property generally located at 2730 Dudley
               Street, as surplus. (PASSED, 7-0; #19017)
               Fact Sheet (268K)

23)  07-165    Change of Zone 07050 - Amending Section
               27.71.140 of the LMC to clarify that a lot or
               tract located in the R-1 through R-4 zoning
               districts may only be occupied by a group of two
               or more buildings to be used as a unit for any
               combination of two-family dwellings, multiple-
               family dwellings, or institutional purposes
               under a special permit or planned unit
               development and to further provide that the lot
               or tract must meet the minimum lot requirements
               and conditions in said district for each main
               building or use except as modified by the
               conditions of approval for such use under a
               special permit or planned unit development.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #19018)
               Fact Sheet (19K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

     NONE


PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  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)

29)  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)

30)  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)

31)  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)

32)  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)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2007, AT 5:30 P.M.
                                                  (APPROVED, 7-0)

33)  07R-224   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of October 16 -
               31, 2007.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (16K)

34)  07R-225   Hearing on the Lincoln Electric System Annual
               Budget for 2008. (Action Date: 12/3/07)
               Fact Sheet (54K)

35)  07R-226   Use Permit 04005A - Application of RLM, LLC to
               amend Use Permit No. 04005 to reduce the side
               yard setback from 7.5 feet to 5 feet for Lots 1
               - 17, Block 1, and Lots 1 - 13, Block 2; to
               reduce the rear yard setback from 30 feet to 25
               feet on Lots 1 - 17, Block 1; and to reduce the
               rear yard setback from 30 feet to 20 feet for
               Lots 1 - 13, Block 2, on property generally
               located at N.W. 1st Street and Barons Road.
               Fact Sheet (429K)


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 (10/31/07) PRIOR TO THE 
     NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN
     OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION WHICH IS 11/5/07.


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 NOVEMBER ARE THE 5TH AND THE 19TH.


ADJOURNMENT    2:31 P.M.


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