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

                  ALL MEMBERS PRESENT EXCEPT CAMP


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


                           PUBLIC HEARING

                         - CONSENT AGENDA -


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

1)   08R-85    Appointing Francis Moul to the Community Forestry
               Advisory Board for a three-year term expiring 
               August 17, 2010. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84803)
               Attachment (70K)

2)             Request of Public Works to set a Public
               Hearing date of Monday, April 28,  2008, at
               5:30 p.m. and place on the formal City
               Council Agenda the following:
               08-42     To provide authority to create and
                         construct an 8-inch sanitary sewer
                         along the south side of L Street at
                         approximately South 37th Street and 
                         assess the costs thereof against the 
                         benefitted properties.
                         (APPROVED, 6-0)

 3)            Affidavit of Mailing for Board of Equalization 
               for  North 27th Street Maintenance Improvement 
               District. (PLACED ON FILE)

 4)            Affidavit of Mailing for Board of Equalization
               for University Place Maintenance Business
               Improvement District. (PLACED ON FILE)

 5)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of
               Ordinances & Resolutions passed by Council on
               March 24, 2008.  (PLACED ON FILE)

 6)            Report from City Treasurer of Cash on Hand at
               the close of business February 29, 2008. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

 7)            Lincoln Water & Wastewater System Recapitulation
               of Daily Cash Receipts for March 2008. (PLACED
               ON FILE)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 8)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, April 21,
               2008 at 1:30 p.m. for Application of Luedtke-
               Thorson Investments, Inc. dba Suite 1 Pub &
               Pizza for a Class C liquor license located at
               311 N. 8th Street. ((ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84804)

 9)            Setting Hearing Date of Monday, April 21, 2008
               at 1:30 p.m. for Application of U.R. Rockin,
               Inc. dba The Rock of Lincoln for a Class C
               liquor license located at 2137 Cornhusker
               Highway.(ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84805)


10)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

                        - END CONSENT AGENDA -


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

11)            Application of RFox Inc. dba F.O.X. Neighborhood
               Grill & Bar for a Class I liquor license at 1245
               Libra Drive, Suite 110. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL,
               6-0; A-84806)

12)            Manager application of Donald J. Arena for RFox
               Inc. dba F.O.X. Neighborhood Grill & Bar at 1245
               Libra Drive, Suite 110.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 
               6-0; A-84807)

13)            Application of Garage Sports Bar & Grill Inc.
               dba Garage Sports Bar & Grill for the addition
               of a beer garden area measuring approximately 14
               ft. by 64 ft. to the west of the licensed
               premises at 5551 S. 48th Street.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84808)
 
14)            Application of Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC dba
               Texas Roadhouse for a Class IK liquor license at
               6301 Apples Way.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84809)

15)            Manager application of Jacob Corton for Texas
               Roadhouse Holdings LLC dba Texas Roadhouse at
               6301 Apples Way.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84810)  


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 16 THRU 18 HAD 2ND READING)

16)  08-34     Approving a contract between the City and
               Lincoln Haymarket Development Corp. to
               operate and regulate a Saturday public
               market in the Haymarket area, 7th Street
               from P to Q Streets and P Street from 7th
               to 8th Streets from May 3, 2008 through
               October 11, 2008 and on 8th Street from P
               to Q Street from June 14, 2008 through
               August 9, 2008.
               Fact Sheet (81K)
               Attachment (608K)

17)  08-35     Approving a contract between the City and
               Downtown Lincoln Association to operate and
               regulate a mid-week Jazz in June public
               market in the area located at 12th Street
               from Q to R Street and R Street from 12th
               to 13th Streets from June 3, 2008 through
               June 24, 2008.
               Fact Sheet (80K)
               Attachment (260K)

18)  08-36     Amending Title 28 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to Stormwater Quality and
               Erosion and Sediment Control by creating a
               new Chapter 28.02, Regulations for Illicit
               Discharges.
               Fact Sheet (117K)
               Attachment (55K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

19)  08R-84    Adopting fees to cover the expenses of
               conducting National Pollutant Discharge
               Elimination System ( NPDES)  stormwater permit
               compliance inspections at regulated industrial
               facilities by Health Department staff.
               (DELAYED ACTION FOR ONE WEEK TO 4/14/08 IN 
               ORDER TO HAVE ACTION WITH BILL NO. 08-36, 6-0) 
               Fact Sheet (111K)


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

20)  08-26     Change of Zone 3312 - Application of Ridge 
               Development Company for a change of zone from 
               R-3 Residential District to B-2 Planned 
               Neighborhood Business District on property 
               generally located at N. 14th Street and Fletcher 
               Ave. (Related Items 08-26, 08R-71) (Action 
               Date: 3/24/08) (3/17/08 - P.H. & Action con't. 
               to 4/7/08)(PASSED, 5-0; MARVIN ABSTAINED; #19066)
               Fact Sheet (563K)

21)  08R-71    Use Permit 135 - Application of Ridge Development 
               to develop approximately 198,825 sq. ft. of retail 
               floor area, with waivers to reduce the front yard 
               setbacks and internal yard setbacks, on property 
               generally located at N. 14th Street and Fletcher 
               Ave. (Related Items 08-26, 08R-71) (Action 
               Date: 3/24/08)(3/17/08 - P.H. & Action con't. to
               4/7/08)(AMENDED, 6-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 5-0; MARVIN
               ABSTAINED; A-84811)
               Fact Sheet (799K)

                        - END PUBLIC HEARING -


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

22)  08-37     Amending Chapter 2.54 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to conflicts of
               interest of officers and employees to
               declare the policy of the Chapter; to
               revise the definition of immediate family;
               to adopt standards for ethical conduct of
               officers and employees, including general
               principals relating to financial interests,
               use of information, status, or property for
               private gain, and contracting with the
               City; to require candidates for office to
               disclose existing or pending contractual
               relationships with the City; to declare
               interests in contracts by revising
               language, posting of information on
               websites, to require additional information
               on disclosures, to extend bid deadlines,
               and to require Council approval of such
               contracts. (3/31/08 - Con't on 1st Reading; 
               to have P.H. 4/14/08)(1ST READING TO BE CONTINUED
               TO 4/14/08, 6-0)

23)  08-38     Annexation No. 08002 - Amending the Lincoln
               Corporate Limits Map by annexing approximately
               64 acres of property generally located at Cornhusker
               Highway and Fletcher Avenue.
               Fact Sheet (406K)
               Attachment (59K)

24)  08-39     Miscellaneous No. 08004 - Amending Title
               26 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating
               to subdivisions by amending Section
               26.11.060 to modify when an application for
               a final plat shall automatically expire and
               become null and void; amending Section
               26.15.020 to delete the requirement that an
               aerial photograph from the Lancaster County
               soil survey maps designating soil types and
               an explanation on how (1) the engineering
               properties,  and (2) the physical chemical
               and water properties of the soil will
               affect the proposed development to be
               included with the preliminary plat and
               further deleting the requirement for a
               certification from a geotechnical engineer
               that the soil data suppled is still
               appropriate if the grading plan shows more
               than a five-foot cut on a significant part
               of the area or a large number of basements
               are anticipated.
               Fact Sheet (52K)

25)  08-40    Approving the sale of City owned properties
              located at 1747, 1801, 1803, and 1807 North
              24th Street and 429 B Street to
              NeighborWorks-Lincoln and Affordable
              Housing Initiative.
              Fact Sheet (82K)

26)  08-41    Approving a lease agreement between the
              City and Slick Graphix 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 (72K)
              Attachment (98K)


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

27)  08-17    Change of Zone 08003 - Application of
              Olderbak Enterprises North, LLC for a
              change of zone from O-2 Suburban Office
              District to B-3 Commercial District on
              property generally located northwest of the
              intersection of S. 48th and Meredeth
              Street. (Related Items: 08-17, 08R-65)
              (Action Date: 3/10/08) (3/3/08 - P.H.
              con't. 4 weeks to 3/31/08) (Action Date:
              4/7/08)(ACTION DELAYED FOR ONE WEEK TO 4/14/08, 6-0)
              Fact Sheet (847K)

28)  08R-65    Special Permit 08007 - Appeal of Keith
               Sackschewsky to the Planning Commission's
               conditional approval of the application of
               Olderbak Enterprises North LLC to expand a
               nonconforming use to increase the area where the
               sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption off
               the premises is allowed, on property generally
               located northwest of the intersection of S. 48th
               Street and Meredeth Street. (Related Items:
               08-17, 08R-65) (Action Date: 3/10/08)
               (3/3/08 - P.H. con't. 4 weeks to 3/31/08)
               (Action Date: 4/7/08)(ACTION DELAYED FOR ONE WEEK
               TO 4/14/08, 6-0)
               Fact Sheet (1054K)

29)  08-32     Declaring approximately 58,520 square feet
               of the Cornhusker Convention Center at S.
               3th Street and M Street as surplus property.
               (PASSED, 6-0; #19067)
               Fact Sheet (216K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

30)  08R-82    Special Permit 08015 - Application of Roger
               Schwisow for authority to allow mining/extraction 
               of soil of agricultural zoned property located 
               northwest of the intersection of N.W. 56th Street 
               and West O Street. (3/31/08 - Con't P.H. w/Action 
               on 4/14/08)
               Fact Sheet (862K)
               Motion To Amend 1 (6K)


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)  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)  07-58     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)

37)  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. (1/28/08 -
               Action Delayed 2 wks to 2/11/08) (2/11/08 -
               Placed on Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (1803K)


 WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
    PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2008, AT 1:30 P.M.
					(APPROVED, 7-0)

38)  08R-86    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of March 16 -
               31, 2008.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (18K)

39)  08R-87    Approving the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement
               between the City and Lower Platte South NRD,
               Nebraska Dept. of Correctional Services and
               Nebraska Emergency Management Agency for the
               Flood Control Project at South 14th Street and
               Highway 2 along Beal Slough.
               Fact Sheet (61K)
               Attachment (617K)

40)  08R-88    Use Permit 137A - Application of Pioneer
               Woods/Normandy Court Association to amend Use
               Permit No. 137 to reduce the existing front yard
               setback from 20 feet to 8.5 feet in front of Lot
               3 along S. 16th Street, and to add eight parking
               stalls, on property generally located at S. 16th
               Street and Normandy Court.
               Fact Sheet (248K)

                                             
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     FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN OPEN MICROPHONE 
     SESSION WHICH IS 4/14/08.


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     AGENDA, AND NOT PLANNED TO APPEAR ON A FUTURE AGENDA, MAY
     DO SO AT THE OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION. OPEN MICROPHONE 
     SESSIONS FOR APRIL ARE THE 14TH AND THE 28ST.


ADJOURNMENT	2:03 P.M.


ANNOUNCEMENTS:
April  2008 City Council Meeting Dates and Times:
    April 7  -  1:30 p.m      April 14 - 1:30 p.m. (open microphone)
    April 21 - 1:30 p.m.      April 28 - 5:30 p.m. (open microphone)



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