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        ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                  MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2008 AT 1:30 P.M.
 
                      ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


             THERE WILL BE NO COUNCIL MEETING THE WEEK OF 
                   JUNE 30TH DUE TO THE JULY 4TH HOLIDAY

          MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR MAY - MARK MCCAUGHERTY,
      UTILITY PLANT MECHANIC II OF THE ASHLAND WATER PRODUCTION PLANT/PUBLIC
               WORKS & UTILITIES IN THE CATEGORY OF LOSS PREVENTION.

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)            Resolution approving the City of Lincoln's
               Investment Activity Report from the City
               Treasurer for the First Quarter, Fiscal Year
               2007-08. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84900)

 2)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of
               Resolutions and Ordinances passed by the City
               Council on May 19, 2008.  (PLACED ON FILE)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
               

 3)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS


                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 4)            Application of Rojo's Goods Inc. dba Rojo's
               Goods for a Class D liquor license at 824 P
               Street, Suite 100. (DELAYED W/CONTINUED
               PUBLIC HEARING FOR ONE WEEK TO 6/23/08, 7-0)

 5)            Manager application of Christy E. McMahan for
               Rojo's Goods Inc. dba Rojo's Goods at 824 P
               Street, Suite 100. (DELAYED W/CONTINUED PUBLIC 
               HEARING FOR ONE WEEK TO 6/23/08, 7-0)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 6 THRU 8 HAD 2ND READING.)

 6)  08-67     Vacation No. 06010 - Vacating Sunny Slope
               Road east of Avon Lane.
               Motion To Amend 1 (7K)
               Fact Sheet (350K)

 7)  08-70     Approving a lease agreement between the
               City and Dittmer & Dittmer of Crete,
               Nebraska, for the lease of office 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 for a term of May 1, 2008
               through May 31, 2009.
               Fact Sheet (75K)
               Attachment (89K)

 8)  08-71     Approving a lease agreement between the
               City and Mueller/Bigert Rentals for the
               lease of office space by the Lincoln Area
               Agency on Aging for its Lincoln Information
               for the Elderly (LIFE) Program at 137 N.
               8th Street, Geneva, Nebraska, for a term
               July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. 
               Fact Sheet (75K)
               Attachment (89K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 9)  08R-108   Approving a transfer of appropriations in the
               amount of $200,049 from the Contingency Fund to
               the Fire and Rescue Administration Account to
               fund the roof replacement at Fire Station #1 at
               18th and Q Streets. (6/9/08 - P.H. con't. to
               6/16/08)(ADOPTED, 6-1; CAMP DISSENTING; A-84901)
               Fact Sheet (82K)

10)  08R-139   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of May 16 - 31,
               2008. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84902)
               Fact Sheet (14K)
               Attachment (21K)

11)  08R-140   Approving the City of Lincoln Redevelopment
               Agreement (Washington Square) between the City
               and Washington Square LLC relating to the
               redevelopment of property generally located at
               1531 S. 19th Street and 1541 S. 19th Street for
               construction of 16 single family dwellings for
               owner occupancy.(AMENDED #1, 4-3; COOK, MARVIN,
               SPATZ DISSENTING; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 6-1; CAMP
               DISSENTING; A-84903)
               Attachment (673K)

                   - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 12 THRU 14 HAD 1ST READING)

12)  08-72     Amending Section 9.16.145 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to possession of
               one ounce or less of marijuana to revise
               the penalties for such offense to conform
               to those enumerated by Neb. Rev.
               Stat. § 28-415(13), as amended,
               effective July 18, 2008, and repealing
               Section 9.16.145 as hitherto existing.
               Fact Sheet (15K)

13)  08-73     Change of Zone No. 08022HP - Application of
               Danja Pegram Siders, on behalf of Aginvest
               LLC, to designate the Dr. Slattery House at
               5230 North 14th Street as a historic
               landmark.
               Fact Sheet (1287K)

14)  08-74     Amending Section 21.48.030 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to penalties for
               violations of the Lincoln Housing Code to
               increase the fine for first offenses from
               $25.00 to $200.00, for second offenses from
               $50.00 to $250.00, and for third offenses
               and each offense thereafter from $100.00 to
               $300.00, and repealing Section 21.48.030 as
               hitherto existing.
               Fact Sheet (15K)


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

15)  08-62     Amending Rule 3-3 "Vote of a Member
               Mandatory; Exception" of the Rules of
               Council Decorum to add language relating to
               Council members abstaining from voting on a
               pending question. (AMEND #1, 6-1; SVOBODA
               DISSENTING; PASSED AS AMENDED, 6-1; SVOBODA
               DISSENTING; #19094)
               Fact Sheet (13K)

16)  08-65     Change of Zone 08018 - Application of Gamma
               Phi Beta Building Association and the
               Planning Director for a change of zone from
               O-2 Suburban Office District to R-7
               Residential District and P Public Use
               District on property generally located at
               N. 16th Street between R and S Streets.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #19095)
               Fact Sheet (132K)

17)  08-66     Change of Zone 08020 - Application of
               Veyance Technologies, Inc. for a change of
               zone from R-4 Residential District to I-1
               Industrial District on property generally
               located at N. 56th Street and Ballard Ave.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #19096)
               Fact Sheet (132K)


RESOLUTIONS - ACTION ONLY

18)  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)(5/19/08 - Action Delayed to
               6/16/08)(LOST, 0-7; #38-4573)
               Fact Sheet (83K)
               Attachment (44K)

19)  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.
               (6/2/08 - Action Delayed to 6/16/08)
               (AMENDED #2, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 4-3;
               CAMP, ESCHLIMAN, SVOBODA DISSENTING; A-84904)
               Fact Sheet (494K)
               Attachment (2017K)
               Motion To Amend 1 (7K)
               Motion To Amend 2 (7K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

20)  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) (5/19/08-
               Placed on Pending, No Date Certain) (6/9/08 -
               Removed from Pending to have P.H. on 7/708)
               Fact Sheet (862K)
               Motion To Amend 1 (6K)


PENDING LIST	(EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

21)  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)

22)  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)

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  08-63     Annexation No. 08003 - Amending the Lincoln
               Corporate Limits Map by annexing
               approximately 63.13 acres of property
               generally located at N. 35th Street and
               Superior Street. (Related Items: 08-63,
               08-64) (6/9/08 - Placed on Pending,
               No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (232K)

26)  08-64     Change of Zone 08019 - Application of
               Robert and Victoria Rokeby for a change of
               zone from R-3 Residential District to H-3
               Highway Commercial District on property
               generally located at N. 35th Street and
               Superior Street. (Related Items: 08-63,
               08-64) (6/9/08 - Placed on Pending,
               No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (291K)


WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2008, AT 5:30 P.M.:
					(APPROVED, 7-0)

27)  08R-142   Approving a joint City-County three-year
               agreement with Thomson West for electronic legal
               research for a period of July 1, 2008 through
               June 30, 2011 for a flat monthly fee for 85
               users in the City Attorney's Office, County
               Attorney's Office, Public Defenders' Office and
               Corrections.
               Fact Sheet (9K)
               Attachment (1005K)


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 (6/18/08)
      PRIOR TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN
      OPEN MICROPHONE SESSION WHICH IS 6/23/08.



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..


ADJOURNMENT	3:33 P.M.






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