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      ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2008 AT 5:30 P.M.

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

                    ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


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)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of
               Ordinances & Resolutions passed by Council on
               June 9, 2008. (PLACED ON FILE)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 2)            Setting the Hearing date of Monday, July 14,
               2008 at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of Midtown
               Drifters, Inc. dba Drifters for a Class C liquor
               license located at 3223 Cornhusker Hwy.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84905)

 3)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, July 14,
               2008 at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of Wiyual
               Ruach dba Johnny Disco for a Class I liquor
               license located at 2615 O Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84906)

 4)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, July 14,
               2008 at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of Hummerz
               Bar & Grill, Inc. dba Hummerz Bar & Grill for a
               Class I liquor license located at 501 West A
               Street, Ste. 103.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84907)

 5)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, July 14,
               2008 at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of Reyes
               Club for a Class I liquor license located at
               2608 Park Blvd.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84908)


 6)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 7)            Application of Rojo's Goods Inc. dba Rojo's
               Goods for a Class D liquor license at 824 P
               Street, Suite 100. (6/16/08 - Con't P.H.
               w/Action to 6/23/08) (ADOPTED, 6-0; 
               CAMP ABSTAINED; A-84909)

 8)            Manager application of Christy E. McMahan for
               Rojo's Goods Inc. dba Rojo's Goods at 824 P
               Street, Suite 100. (6/16/08 - Con't P.H.
               w/Action to 6/23/08)(ADOPTED, 6-0; CAMP 
               ABSTAINED; A-84910)

 9)            Application of SAPNA Inc. dba Sapna Bar for a
               Class I liquor license at 1819 O Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84911) 

10)            Manager application of Mehmed Omerovic for SAPNA
               Inc. dba Sapna Bar at 1819 O Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84912)

11)            Application of Sidewinders Inc. dba Sidewinders
               for a Class C liquor license at 1644 O Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84913)

12)            Manager application of Debra L. Pelsor for
               Sidewinders Inc. dba Sidewinders at 1644 O
               Street. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84914)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 13 THRU 15 HAD 2ND READING; SEE ITEM 14)

13)  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)
               
14)  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.(PLACED ON PENDING INDEFINITELY 
               WITH CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (1287K)

15)  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)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

16)  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.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-84915)
               Fact Sheet (9K)
               Attachment (1005K)


APPEAL OF PUBLIC DANCE PERMIT AND SPECIAL DESIGNATED LIQUOR LICENSE (SDL)

17)            Appeal of Lindsay Kroger dba Down The Hatch,
               5601 NW 1st Street of the denial of an
               outdoor event on July 19, 2008, from 7:00 p.m.
               to 1:00 a.m. including a  one-day public dance
               permit and a Special Designated License due to
               noncompliance of zoning on property located at
               5601 NW 1st Street.(WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4574)
                Attachment 1 (324K)
                Attachment 2 (750K)
                Attachment 3 (322K)

                   - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 18 THRU 20 HAD 1ST READING)

18)  08-75     Approving the Master Fiber IRU Conveyance
               and Conduit Sharing Agreement for a term of
               20 years between the City and Unite Private
               Networks for the placement and sharing of
               network facilities on City right-of-way.
               Fact Sheet (9K)
               Attachment (1645K)

19)  08R-143   Approving the Development and Conditional Zoning
               Agreement between the City and Whitehead Oil
               Company for the development of the property
               generally located at S. 33rd and A Streets
               subject to restrictions on access to A Street,
               uses, lighting, and signage to be compatible
               with the adjacent residential neighborhood.
               (Related Items: 08R-143, 08-76) (Action Date:
               7/14/08)
               Fact Sheet (8K)
               Attachment (11K)

20)  08-76     Change of Zone 08023 - Application of
               Whitehead Oil Co. for a change of zone from
               R-2 Residential District to B-3 Commercial
               District on approximately .13 acres
               generally located northwest of S. 33rd and
               A Streets. (Related Items: 08R-143, 08-76)
               Fact Sheet (230K)


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

 21) 08-67     Vacation No. 06010 - Vacating Sunny
               Slope Road east of Avon Lane.(AMENDED #2, 7-0;
               PASSED AS AMENDED, 7-0; #19097)
               Motion To Amend 1 (7K)
               Fact Sheet (350K)

 22) 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.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #19098)
               Fact Sheet (75K)
               Attachment (89K)

 23) 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.
               (AMENDED #1, 7-0; PASSED AS 
               AMENDED, 7-0; #19099) 
               Fact Sheet (75K)
               Attachment (89K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

24)  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)

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)

29)  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)

30)  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, JULY 7, 2008, AT 1:30 P.M.:
						(APPROVED, 7-0)

31)  08R-146   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of June 1 - 15,
               2008.
               Fact Sheet (14K)
               Attachment (20K)

32)  08R-144   Approving the Fiscal Year 2008 Action Plan :
               One Year Use of Funds for Plan for HUD
               Entitlement Programs.
               Fact Sheet (110K)
               Attachment (1956K)

33)  08R-145   Approving and adopting a proposed amendment to
               the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan for the
               North Haymarket Mixed-Use Redevelopment Area,
               Phase II of the North Haymarket Arts and
               Humanities Center Block, for the redevelopment
               of an existing publicly owned building, the
               demolition of an existing warehouse and
               reconstruction as a mixed-use building with
               retail and hotel on property described as Lots 1
               and 2, The Arts & Humanities Block Addition.
               Fact Sheet (647K)
               Attachment (939K)

34)  08R-147   Reappointing Amrita Mahapatra to the
               Multicultural Advisory Committee for a term
               expiring September 18, 2008.

35)  08R-148   Reappointing Dr. John S. Bonta to the Emergency
               Medical Services Inc. Board of Directors for a
               term expiring March 28, 2011.

36)  08R-149   Reappointing Dr. Ameeta Martin to the Emergency
               Medical Services Inc. Board of Directors for a
               term expiring March 28, 2011.

37)  08R-150   Appointing Rodney H. Hutt to the Emergency
               Medical Services Inc. Board of Directors for a
               term expiring March 28, 2011.
               Attachment (35K)


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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.



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     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 (7/9/08)  PRIOR
     TO THE NEXT FORMAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAVING AN OPEN
     MICROPHONE SESSION WHICH IS 7/14/08.



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 JULY ARE THE
      14TH AND THE 28TH .


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