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          ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                 MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2008 AT 1:30 P.M.

                          ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            Manager application of Richard J. Hurt for Kwik
               Shop Inc. dba Kiwk Shop #618 at 4750 Calvert
               Street, #619 at 2302 Cornhusker Hwy., #632 at 5900
               Fremont Street, #634 at 2940 N. 14th Street, #635
               at 2330 N. 1st Street, #637 at 2710 W Street, #641
               at 2811 N. 48th Street, #642 at 3939 A Street,
               #646 at 3301 Holdrege Street, #650 at 5600
               Holdrege Street, #662 at 2040 S. 56th Street, #663
               at 4400 Cornhusker Hwy., #680 at 1441 N. Cotner
               Blvd., and #681 at 4440 O Street.  (ADOPTED FOR 
               APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84666)

 2)            Manager application of Jeffrey Ball for RT Omaha
               Franchise LLC dba Ruby Tuesday at 2700 North Hill
               Road.  (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-84667)

 3)            Application of Hy-Vee Inc. dba Hy-Vee 5 to expand
               its licensed premises at 7151 Stacy Lane by
               construction of an addition on the west side of
               the existing one story building measuring
               approximately 53 feet by 100 feet.  (ADOPTED FOR 
               APPROVAL, 4-3; COOK, EMERY, SPATZ DISSENTING; A-84668)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 4 
& 5 HAD 2ND READING)

 4)  07-185    Approving a Sublease Agreement between the City
               and Experience Works for providing job training
               and employment services under the Workforce
               Investment Act.
               Fact Sheet (58K)
               Attachment (341K)

 5)  07-186    Change of Zone 07058 - Amending Section 27.63.680
               of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the sale
               of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the
               premises by special permit to allow such sales on
               the premises of a restaurant in the B-1, B-3, H-1,
               H-2, H-3, H-4, I-1, I-2, and I-3 districts subject
               to approval of a special permit and providing
               conditions therefor.
               Fact Sheet (189K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 6)  07R-250   Approving a Memorandum of Understanding between
               the City and Airport Authority to provide an
               overall framework for the operation, installation,
               and abandonment of water and wastewater utilities
               within Lincoln Air Park West.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; 
               A-84669)
               Fact Sheet (79K)
               Attachment (1584K)

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


                           -CONSENT AGENDA-

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 7)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, January 14,
               2008 at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of DJ Salia
               Investment Properties dba DJ Salia for a change of
               location of their existing Class IK liquor license
               from 901 Oak Street to 710 Hill Street.  
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84670)

 8)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, January 28,
               2008 at 5:30 p.m. for the Application of Peking
               Palace Lincoln, Inc. dba Peking Palace for a 
               Class I liquor license located at 8341 O Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84671)

 9)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, January 28,
               2008 at 5:30 p.m. for the Manager Application of
               Matthew Crawford for STL of Nebraska, Inc. dba
               Target Store T-0217 located at 333 N. 48th Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84672)

10)            THE FOLLOWING HAVE BEEN REFERRED TO THE PLANNING 
               DEPARTMENT:               
               Change of Zone No. 07063: App. of Ringneck
               Development, LLC, I-80 West Lincoln Business
               Center Planned Unit Development, for a change of
               zone from AG Agriculture District to I-3 PUD
               Employment Center District and R-3 PUD Residential
               District on property generally located at 
               N.W. 48th Street and Interstate 80.
               Special Permit No. 04044A: App. of Sterling
               Hills II, LLC, for an amendment to the North Creek
               Villas Community Unit Plan to reduce the front
               yard setback from 25 feet to 15 feet abutting
               Fletcher Avenue on property generally located at
               N. 27th Street and Fletcher Avenue.
               Special Permit No. 07054: App. of Phillip
               R. and Diane S. Hynes, to allow an accessory
               building as a dwelling unit for a domestic
               employee on property generally located at 
               S. 112th Street and A Street.


11)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

12)  07R-248   Appointing Margaret Berry to the Urban Design
               Committee for a three-year term expiring 
               February 1, 2010.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84673)
               Fact Sheet (28K)
               Fact Sheet (28K)

13)  07R-249   Reappointing R. J. Lipert, Michael Coon, Martin
               Kasl, Doug Luedtke, Bill Moody, and Bob Siemsen to
               the Fire Sprinkler and Chemical Examining Board
               for three-year terms expiring November 24, 2010.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84674)

14)            Lincoln Water & Wastewater System Recapitulation
               of Daily Cash Receipts for November, 2007.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

15)            Audit Reports of Lincoln Water & Wastewater Systems 
               for Fiscal Year 2006-2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

16)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by the City Council on
               December 10, 2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

17)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by the City Council on
               December 17, 2007. (PLACED ON FILE)

18)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by the City Council on
               December 21, 2007. (PLACED ON FILE)


                          - END CONSENT AGENDA - 

                          - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 19 
THRU 23 HAD 1ST READING)

19)  08-1      Approving two five-year/3,500 hour lease/purchase
               agreements between the City and Merchants Capitol
               Resources, Inc. to provide two 2008 Caterpillar
               articulated frame four-wheel drive loaders for use
               by the Public Works & Utilities Street Maintenance
               Operations in construction, maintenance and snow
               removal projects.
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (1133K)

20)  08-2      Amending Section 2.76.375 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code to clarify the language regarding eligibility
               for Holiday Pay.
               Fact Sheet (50K)

21)  08-3      Amending the pay schedule for a certain employee
               group by creating the classification of Libraries
               System Coordinator.
               Fact Sheet (49K)
               Attachment (91K)

22)  08-4      Amending Section 14.20.020 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to the procedure for
               vacation of public ways to clarify responsibilities 
               and to provide for the expiration of applications 
               for the vacation of a public way.
               Fact Sheet (21K)

23)  08-5      Comp. Plan Conformity 07025 - Declaring
               approximately 43,200 square feet generally located
               at N.W. 52nd Street and West Huntington Ave. as
               surplus property and authorizing the sale thereof.
               Fact Sheet (1803K)


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

24)  07-180    Amending Chapter 19.03 of the LMC (the Fire Code)
               to adopt the 2006 edition of the International
               Fire Code except as provided by specific
               amendments recommended by the Fire Code Task Force
               and Code Study Committee.  (PASSED, 7-0; #19032)
               Fact Sheet (69K)

25)  07-181    Amending Chapter 20.10 of the LMC (the Lincoln
               Residential Building Code) to adopt the 2006
               edition of the International Residential Code
               except as provided by specific amendments
               recommended by the Building Code Task Force and
               Code Study Committee. (PASSED, 7-0; #19033)
               Fact Sheet (66K)

26)  07-182    Amending Chapter 20.08 of the LMC (the Lincoln
               Building Code) to adopt the 2006 edition of the
               International Building Code except as provided by
               specific amendments recommended by the Building
               Code Task Force and Code Study Committee.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #19034)
               Fact Sheet (67K)

27)  07-183    Amending Section 14.24.030 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to the size and location
               of building numbers to reference the International
               Building Code and the International Fire Code.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #19035)
               Fact Sheet (66K)

28)  07-184    Amending Chapter 21.01 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code (Lincoln Housing Code) to make the Housing
               Code compatible with the International Building
               Code and the International Fire Code.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #19036)
               Fact Sheet (69K)


RESOLUTION - ACTION ONLY

29)  07R-247   Approving the assignment of the Franchise
               Agreement for the provision of natural gas
               services to Lincoln between the City and Aquila to
               Black Hills/Nebraska Gas Utility Company, LLC and
               authorizing the Mayor to execute the same on
               behalf of the City. (12/17/07 - Action Delayed
               to 1/7/08) (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84675)
               Attachment (124K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

     NONE


PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

30)  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)

31)  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)

32)  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)

33)  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)

34)  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)
               Fact Sheet (56K)

35)  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)

36)  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)

37)  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)

38)  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, JANUARY 14, 2008, AT 1:30 P.M.
                                                (APPROVED, 7-0)

39)  08R-1     Reappointing Dawn Rockey and Richard Evnen to
               the Lincoln Electric System Administrative
               Board for three-year terms expiring January
               1, 2011.

40)  08R-2     Appointing Patrick Beans to the Lincoln
               Electric System Administrative Board for a
               three-year term expiring January 1, 2011.
               Attachment (45K)

41)  08R-3     Approving a Contract for the operation of a
               Keno type lottery on behalf of the City of
               Lincoln and Lancaster County between the City
               of Lincoln and EHPV Lottery Services LLC, for
               a five-year term commencing March 10, 2008. 
               Fact Sheet (65K)
               Attachment (65K)

42)  08R-4     Re-adopting the 2007 Water System Impact Fee
               Schedule, Water Distribution Impact Fee
               Schedule, Wastewater Impact Fee Schedule,
               Arterial Street Impact Fee Schedule, and
               Neighborhood Park and Trail Impact Fee
               Schedule without any adjustment for inflation
               for 2008.

43)  08R-5     Accepting the report of new and pending
               claims against the City and approving
               disposition of claims set forth for the
               period of December 1 - 31, 2007.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (18K)

44)  08R-6     Approving the appointment of Gregory MacLean
               as the Director of  the Public Works &
               Utilities Department.

45)  08R-7     Reappointing Doug Biggerstaff to the
               Examining Board of Plumbers for a three-year
               term expiring September 4, 2010.

46)  08R-8     Reappointing Doug Biggerstaff to the Water
               Conditioning Board of Examiners for a three-
               year term expiring September 4, 2010.

47)  08R-9     Appointing Carl Eskridge to the Citizen
               Police Advisory Board for a three-year term
               expiring November 17, 2010.
               Attachment (30K)

48)  08R-10    Appointing Jim Elsener to the Citizen Police
               Advisory Board to fill an unexpired term expiring
               November 17, 2008.
               Attachment (22K)

49)  08R-11    Reappointing Jeffrey Jenkins and Joseph Skopp to
               the Air Pollution Control Advisory Board for
               three-year terms expiring November 1, 2010.

50)  08R-12    Reappointing Joel Gajardo and Colette Mast to the
               Multicultural Advisory Committee for three-year
               terms expiring September 18, 2010.

51)  08R-13    Amending the Fiscal Year 2007/08 to 2012/13 Six
               Year Capital Improvement Program to move funding
               to the first year (2007/08) of the CIP,
               identifying funding sources, establish a project
               for the West Haymarket Redevelopment Project area
               and its environs, and establish appropriations for
               that project.
               Fact Sheet (87K)


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     A.M. ON THE WEDNESDAY (1/9/08) PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL 
     CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION 
     WHICH IS 1/14/08.


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     DO SO AT THE OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION. OPEN MICROPHONE 
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ADJOURNMENT    2:47 P.M.


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