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    ACTION OF THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
              MONDAY, MAY 19, 2008 AT 1:30 P.M.
                                 
         THERE WILL BE NO COUNCIL MEETING THE WEEK OF 
             MAY 26TH DUE TO THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

             ALL MEMBERS PRESENT EXCEPT CAMP

        ELECTION OF COUNCIL CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR  - ROBIN ESCHLIMAN
              ELECTED CHAIR.  DOUG EMERY ELECTED VICE CHAIR.

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-112   Appointing Michelle Penn to the Urban Design
               Committee for a three-year term expiring
               February 1, 2011. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84859)
               Attachment (26K)

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


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS


 3)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 4)            Application of Swig LLC dba Billy Browns for a
               Class I liquor license at 1422 O Street.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84860)

 5)            Manager application of Brett A. Richardson for
               Swig LLC dba Billy Browns at 1422 O Street.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84861)

 6)            Application of Magnolia Restaurant Inc. dba
               Magnolia Restaurant to expand its presently
               licensed premises by the addition of an L-shaped
               sidewalk caf‚ measuring approximately 11 feet by
               60 feet to the south and east at 301 N. 8th
               Street.(DELAYED TWO WEEKS TO 6/2/08 W/CONT.
               PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION, 6-0)

 7)            Application of Aqua Matic Inc. dba Roc's Stop &
               Shop for a Class D liquor license at 2700 South
               Street.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84862)

 8)            Manager application of Larry E. Semin for Aqua
               Matic Inc. dba Roc's Stop & Shop at 2700 South
               Street.(ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-84863)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 9 THRU 11 HAD 2ND READING.  SEE ITEMS 9 & 10)

 9)  08-58     Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed
               $625,000 of general obligation tax
               anticipation notes to the City of Lincoln.
               (Related Items: 08-58, 08R-107)
               (Request 2nd & 3rd Readings on 5/19/08)
               (WITHDRAWN, 6-0; #38-4571)

10)  08R-107   Approving a Pledge Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln and the UNF Charitable Gift Fund to
               provide funding to the City for preliminary
               design, engineering and feasibility studies
               related to the Arena project and related
               amenities. (Related Items: 08-58, 08R-107)
               Attachment (350K)
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84864)

11)  08-59     Accepting Willow Springs Homeowners
               Association's offer to dedicate the right-
               of-way for Lucile Drive at Pioneers Blvd.
               Attachment (97K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

12)  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) (4/14/08 -
               Con't P.H. w/Action to 4/28/08) (4/28/08 -
               Con't. P.H. w/Action to 5/19/08)
               Fact Sheet (862K)
               Motion To Amend 1 (6K)
               (PLACED ON PENDING W/NO DATE CERTAIN, 6-0)

13)  08R-109   Authorizing the Mayor and Finance Director to
               appropriate City funds for the multi-year Joint
               Antelope Valley Project No. 780110, Antelope
               Valley J Street Bridge. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84865)
               Fact Sheet (61K)

14)  08R-110   Approving a four-year contract between the City
               and VonBusch and Sons Refuse to collect
               recyclables deposited at the City sponsored
               recycling drop-off sites in the City and County
               and transport them to a material recovery
               facility.(ADOPTED, 6-0; A-84866)
               Fact Sheet (64K)
               Attachment (704K)

15)  08R-111   Resolution approving and adopting a proposed
               amendment to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment
               Plan for the establishment of Phase V of the
               12th Street Revitalization Area (Gallup
               Redevelopment Project) at N. 11th and P Street.
               (ADOPTED, 5-0; ESCHLIMAN ABSTAINED; A-84867)
               Fact Sheet (2438K)
               Attachment (875K)

                   - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 16 THRU 18 HAD 1ST READING)

16)  08-60     Change of Zone 08016 - Amending Title 27 of
               the Lincoln Municipal Code, the Zoning
               Code, by amending Section 27.63.170
               relating to special permits for parking
               lots to allow the City Council to adjust
               the location of signs and parking under a
               special permit; amending Section 27.67.030
               relating to general parking conditions to
               allow parking in the front yard under a
               special permit for parking lots pursuant to
               Section 27.63.170; and amending Section
               27.69.030 relating to general sign
               provisions to allow signs in the front yard
               if authorized under the conditions of
               approval of the special permitted use found
               in Chapter 27.63; and repealing Sections
               27.63.170, 27.67.030, and 27.69.030 of the
               Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto
               existing. (Related Items: 08-60, 08R-119)
               Fact Sheet (157K)

17)  08R-119   Special Permit 08018 - Application of First
               Plymouth Congregational Church to allow a
               parking lot in a residential zoning district; to
               waive the minimum 15 foot site penetration; to
               allow parking in the front yard along S. 21st
               Street and F Street; and to allow for a sign in
               the front yard, on property generally located at
               S. 21st Street and F Street. (Related Items:
               08-60, 08R-119)  (Action Date:6/9/08)
               Fact Sheet (593K)

18)  08-61     Amending Title 2 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to Officers, Departments and
               Personnel of the City of Lincoln by
               amending Section 2.02.020 to add the
               "Library Department" and the "Library
               Director" to the list of departments and
               directors under the supervision of the
               Mayor; by adding a new Section 2.02.085 to
               provide the Library Director shall have
               charge and supervision of the Library
               Department and to set forth the duties of
               the Library Director; by creating a new
               Chapter 2.25 entitled "Library Department"
               by adding a new Section 2.25.010 to
               establish the name of the department; by
               adding a new Section 2.25.020 to establish
               a process for the hiring and removal of the
               Library Director; by adding a new Section
               2.25.030 to establish job duties of the
               Library Director; and by adding a new
               Section 2.25.040 to establish a procedure
               for performance reviews of the Library
               Director; by amending Section 2.76.070 to
               remove the Library Director position from
               classified service; and repealing Sections
               2.02.020 and 2.76.070 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code as hitherto existing. 
               Fact Sheet (92K)


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

19)  08-43     Amending Chapter 8.46 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to Weed Abatement
               by amending Sections 8.46.010 and 8.46.020
               to raise the height of weeds or worthless
               vegetation that must be cut from six inches
               to twelve inches above the ground; and
               repealing Sections 8.46.010 and 8.46.020 as
               hitherto existing. (4/14/08 - P.H./2nd
               Reading delayed 4 wks. to 5/12/08)
               (LOST, 0-6; #38-4572)
               Fact Sheet (21K)

20)  08-54     Approving the Platte River Well Field Farm
               Lease between the City (Owner) and Dennis
               M. Thomas (Tenant) for the lease of
               approximately 240 acres around the City of
               Lincoln Ashland Wellhead Water Operations
               in Ashland, Nebraska for a one-year term
               from June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009.
               (PASSED, 6-0; #19087)
               Fact Sheet (56K)               
	       Attachment (360K)

21)  08-55     Comp. Plan Conformity 08005 - Declaring
               approximately 19.37 acres of property
               generally located at N. 56th Street and
               Bluff Road as surplus and authorizing the
               sale thereof to the Nebraska Game and Parks
               Commission.(PASSED, 6-0; #19088)
               Fact Sheet (189K)

22)  08-56     Change of Zone 08015 - Application of the
               University of Nebraska Foundation for a
               change of zone from I-2 Industrial Park
               District to O-3 Office Park District on
               property generally located at N.W. 7th
               Street and Highland Blvd. (Related
               Items: 08-56, 08-57)(PASSED, 6-0; #19089)
               Fact Sheet (248K)

23)  08-57     Change of Zone 2938C - Application of the
               University of Nebraska Foundation to expand
               the area of the University of Nebraska
               Technology Park Special Sign District by
               approximately 12 acres on property
               generally located at N.W. 1st Street and W.
               Highland Blvd. (Related Items: 08-56,
               08-57)(PASSED, 6-0; #19090)
               Fact Sheet (421K)


RESOLUTION FOR ACTION ONLY

24)  08R-104   Approving a Redevelopment Agreement between the
               City and Capitol Cold LLC relating to the
               construction of storage buildings for commercial
               use within the West O Street Redevelopment Plan
               for public improvements including landscaping
               and new sidewalks abutting the project area
               generally located at 301 S.W. 32nd Street.
               (5/12/08 - Action Only Delayed 1 wk. to
               5/19/08)(DELAYED TO 6/16/08 FOR ACTION ONLY, 5-1;
               SPATZ DISSENTING)
               Fact Sheet (83K)
               Attachment (44K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

     NONE


PENDING LIST	(EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

25)  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)

26)  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)

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)  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, JUNE 2, 2008, AT 1:30 P.M.
					(APPROVED, 6-0)

29)  08R-117   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of May 1 - 15,
               2008.
               Fact Sheet (14K)
               Attachment (19K)

30)  08R-95    To provide authority to approve the Annual
               Pollutant Load Estimation for Dry Weather Flows
               from Storm Drain Discharge by the University of
               Nebraska-Lincoln Civil Engineering Department
               for evaluation of historic pollutant loads and
               of proposed monitoring locations for a period of
               May 12, 2008 through December 31, 2008.
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (469K)

31)  08R-113   Appointing Georgia Glass to the Lincoln Housing
               Authority Board to fill an unexpired term
               expiring July 1, 2008.
               Attachment (26K)

32)  08R-114   Reappointing Rodrigo Cantarero to the Lincoln-
               Lancaster County Board of Health for a three
               year term expiring April 15, 2011.

33)  08R-115   Reappointing Ken Svoboda to the Lincoln-
               Lancaster County Board of Health for a one-year
               term expiring April 15, 2009.

34)  08R-116   Reappointing Robert Ripley and Bruce Helwig to
               the Historic Preservation Commission for three-
               year terms expiring April 15, 2011.

35)  08R-121   Appointing Dan G. Petersen to the Veterans
               Memorial Garden Advisory Council for a three-
               year term expiring November 1, 2010.
               Attachment (27K)

36)  08R-122   Appointing John Faz to the Veterans Memorial
               Garden Advisory Council to fill an unexpired
               term expiring November 1, 2009.
               Attachment (32K)

37)  08R-118   Amending Resolution No. A-84818 to correct the
               amount of the reported settlement of the claim
               of Arshad Mehmood in the amount of $1,398.10 to
               $1,378.10.
               Fact Sheet (32K)

38)  08R-120   Comprehensive Plan Conformance 08008 --
               Approving and adopting the proposed Van Dorn
               Redevelopment Plan on property generally bounded
               by Hill Street to just north of Pioneers
               Boulevard and between S. 7th Street to S. 10th
               Street.
               Fact Sheet (494K)
               Attachment (2017K)


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Section of the agenda, individuals are allowed a total of 5
minutes to speak whether registered or not regardless of
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      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 (6/4/08)  PRIOR
      TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN OPEN
      MICROPHONE SESSION WHICH IS 6/9/08.

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 DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE ARE THE
      9TH AND THE 23RD.


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