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      ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
            MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2008 AT 1:30 P.M.

       THERE WILL BE NO COUNCIL MEETING THE WEEK OF
    JANUARY 21ST IN OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

                    ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


         MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR DECEMBER 2007 IS
 LARRY BRATT AND GREGORY SIMS OF THE LINCOLN POLICE DEPARTMENT
               IN THE CATEGORY OF PRODUCTIVITY.


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 1)            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 FOR APPROVAL,
               7-0; A-84676)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 2 THRU 6 HAD 2ND READING)

 2)  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)

 3)  08-2      Amending Section 2.76.375 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to clarify the language
               regarding eligibility for Holiday Pay.
               Fact Sheet (50K)

 4)  08-3      Amending the pay schedule for a certain
               employee group by creating the
               classification of Libraries System
               Coordinator.
               Fact Sheet (49K)
               Attachment (91K)

 5)  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)

 6)  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)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 7)  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. (ADOPTED, 5-2; COOK & ESCHLIMAN 
               DISSENTING; A-84677)
               Fact Sheet (65K)
               Attachment (65K)

 8)  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.(AMENDED #1, 7-0;
               ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 5-2; COOK & MARVIN 
               DISSENTING; A-84678)

 9)  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.(ADOPTED,
               7-0; A-84679)
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (18K)

10)  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.
               (AMENDED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-84680)
               Fact Sheet (87K)


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

                      -CONSENT AGENDA-


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

11)            Informal Petition to create a paving district
               for the alley that runs north to south, between
               33rd Street and 34th Street, from D Street North
               to F Street submitted by August Ponstingl. 
               (REFERRED TO PUBLIC WORKS DEPT.)

12)            Setting the Hearing date of Mon., February 4,
               2008 at 1:30 p.m. for Application of Smith
               Enterprises, Inc. dba Jackpot Convenience Store
               for a Class D liquor license located at 501 West
               A Street.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84681)

13)            Setting the Hearing date of Mon., February 4,
               2008 at 1:30 p.m. for Manager Application of
               Diana Nasseff for Mission 3 LLC dba U-Stop
               Convenience Shop located at 110 West O Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84682)

14)            Setting the Hearing date of Mon., January 28,
               2008 at 5:30 p.m. for Application of Black
               Cadillac, Inc. dba Libations, Too for a Class C
               liquor license located at 5310 S. 56th Street, Ste. 1.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84683)


15)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

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

17)            Report from City Treasurer of Franchise tax for
               the month of November, 2007 from Aquila. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

18)            Report from City Treasurer of Emergency 911
               Surcharges for the month of November, 2007: TWC
               Digital Phone LLC, Level 3 Comm. LLC, Level 3
               Comm., LLC, AT&T Comm. of Midwest, Comtel Telcom
               Assets.  (PLACED ON FILE)

19)            Report from City Treasurer of telecommunications
               Occupation Tax for the month of October,
               2007: Nebraska Tech. & Telecomm., Windstream
               Nebraska, Flying J, Alltel, Alltel Comm. of NE,
               TWC Digital Phone, USCOC of Greater Iowa,
               Windstream Systems of the Midwest, Cricket, 
               AT&T Comm. of Midwest, New Cingular Wireless
               PCS, CIMCO, Business Prod. Solutions, TCG Omaha,
               OnStar, McLeodUSA, Telecorp, LDMI, IBM Global,
               Quantum Shift, KDDI America, Guaranteed Phone
               Service, Primus, Working Assets Funding Service,
               USCOC of NE/KS, Qwest, Verizon-Bell Atlantic,
               Broadwing, Verizon Select, Virgin Mobile USA,
               Wholesale Carrier Services, VCN, Global Crossing
               Bandwidth, Movida, Tans National, Global
               Crossing, GlobalStar USA, ACN, TracFone, XO
               Comm., Advanced Tel, Broadband Dynamics,
               Earthlink, VoiceCom, Intelicall Operator,
               Cincinnati Bell Any Distance, Norstan Network,
               Network Billing, Teleplus Wireless; November,
               2007:  D&D&, Alltel Comm. of Nebraska,
               Alltel, Nextel Partners, Sprint Spectrum,
               Sprint, Verizon, Windstream Systems of the
               Midwest, Windstream Nebraska, Lightyear Network
               Solutions, Globalcom, GTC Telecom, Enhanced, 
               Tri-M, Zone Telecom, Acceris, Business Telecom,
               Long Distance, NOSVA, NOS, Network Billing
               Systems, First Comm., Nextel West,
               360networks(USA), ATS Mobile, Covista, BT
               Americas, Compliance Solutions.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

20)  08R-1     Reappointing Dawn Rockey and Richard Evnen
               to the Lincoln Electric System
               Administrative Board for three-year terms
               expiring January 1, 2011. (ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-84684)

21)  08R-2     Appointing Patrick Beans to the Lincoln
               Electric System Administrative Board for a
               three-year term expiring January 1, 2011.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84685)
               Attachment (45K)

22)  08R-6     Approving the appointment of Gregory
               MacLean as the Director of  the Public
               Works & Utilities Department.(ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-84686)

23)  08R-7     Reappointing Doug Biggerstaff to the
               Examining Board of Plumbers for a three-
               year term expiring September 4, 2010.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84687)

24)  08R-8     Reappointing Doug Biggerstaff to the Water
               Conditioning Board of Examiners for a
               three-year term expiring September 4, 2010.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84688)

25)  08R-9     Appointing Carl Eskridge to the Citizen
               Police Advisory Board for a three-year term
               expiring November 17, 2010.(ADOPTED, 7-0; 
               A-84689)
               Attachment (30K)

26)  08R-10    Appointing Jim Elsener to the Citizen Police
               Advisory Board to fill an unexpired term
               expiring November 17, 2008.(ADOPTED, 7-0;
               A-84690)
               Attachment (22K)

27)  08R-11    Reappointing Jeffrey Jenkins and Joseph Skopp to
               the Air Pollution Control Advisory Board for
               three-year terms expiring November 1, 2010.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84691) 

28)  08R-12    Reappointing Joel Gajardo and Colette Mast to
               the Multicultural Advisory Committee for three-
               year terms expiring September 18, 2010.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84692)

                      - END CONSENT AGENDA - 

                      - END PUBLIC HEARING -


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

     NONE



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

29)  07-185    Approving a Sublease Agreement between the City
               and Experience Works for providing job training
               and employment services under the Workforce
               Investment Act.(PASSED, 7-0; #19037)
               Fact Sheet (58K)
               Attachment (341K)

30)  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.(AMENDED #1A, 6-1; CAMP DISSENTING;
               AMENDED #2, 7-0; AMENDED #4, 7-0; PASSED AS AMENDED,
               5-2; COOK & ESCHLIMAN DISSENTING; #19038)
               Fact Sheet (189K)
               Motion To Amend 1 (6K)
               Motion To Amend 2 (6K)
               Motion To Amend 3 (7K)
               Motion To Amend 4 (7K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

     NONE 


PENDING LIST	(EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

31)  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)

32)  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)

33)  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)

34)  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)

35)  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)
               Fact Sheet (56K)

36)  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)

37)  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)

38)  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)

39)  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 28, 2008, AT 5:30 P.M.
						(APPROVED, 7-0)

40) 08R-14     Appointing Olga Kanne to the Multicultural 
               Advisory Committee for a three-year term expiring 
               September 18, 2010.
               Attachment (38K)

41)  08R-15    Appointing Dennis Meyer and Brian Pillard to the
               Government Access and Information Committee for
               terms to continue until their successors are
               appointed and qualified.
               Attachment (42K)

42)  08R-16    Reappointing Larry Anderson to the Government
               Access and Information Committee for a two-year
               term expiring January 1, 2010.

43)  08R-17    Reappointing Dan Nolte, Maura Kelly Tolzin,
               Michelle Zuhlke, and Diane Gonzolas to the
               Government Access and Information Committee for
               terms to continue until their successors are
               appointed and qualified.

44)  08R-18    Appointing Brent Hoffman to the Government
               Access and Information Committee for a two-year
               term expiring January 1, 2010.
               Attachment (23K)

45)  08R-19    Appointing Arthel (Gene) Crump and Hazell
               Rodriguez to the Lincoln Commission on Human
               Rights for three-year terms expiring December
               31, 2010.
               Attachment (54K)

46)  08R-20    Approving an Easement Agreement for
               Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge, Trails and Related
               Improvements, Signage and Maintenance in the
               Vicinity of the Huntington/Leighton Street
               Bridge between the City and the Board of Regents
               of the University of Nebraska to allow the
               University of Nebraska to install and construct
               the pedestrian bridge and to perform snow
               removal on the bridge and provides for the city
               to accept, own, and operate the pedestrian
               bridge as part of the City Trails Network.
               Fact Sheet (58K)
               Attachment (1716K)

47)  08R-21    Assigning the 6.15 acre substation site
               generally located at W. Fletcher and N.W. 48th
               Street to LES and designating the same as the
               site of an LES substation and approving the
               access and utility easement for electric lines
               and/or underground electric facilities executed
               by the Airport Authority in favor of LES on
               December 28, 2007.
               Attachment (59K)

48)  08R-22    Amending Resolution No. A-70031 adopted on April
               15, 1985 to waive the requirement that
               subdivision of the property be accomplished by
               the City's formal platting procedures when a
               street is needed within the area of the proposed
               lots in order to allow for the administrative
               subdivision of property generally located at
               Shamrock Road and S. 70th Street.
               Attachment (435K)

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 (1/23/08) PRIOR TO THE NEXT 
     FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE 
     SESSION WHICH IS 1/28/08.


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 JANUARY ARE THE 14TH AND THE 28TH.


ADJOURNMENT	7:05 P.M.




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