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		       CURRENT CITY COUNCIL

       AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING TO BE HELD
                  MONDAY, MAY 18, 2009 AT 1:30 P.M.

            THERE WILL BE NO COUNCIL MEETING THE WEEK OF
                      MAY 25TH DUE TO THE HOLIDAY

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

     NONE

PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)

1)   09-78     Amending Section 10.14.250 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code, relating to speed
               regulations, to bring said section into
               conformity with state statute by providing a
               fine for traveling more than 35 mph over the
               authorized speed limit and establishing
               ranges for fines of twenty-one miles per hour
               to thirty-five miles per hour over the
               authorized speed limit, and thirty-six miles
               per hour or more over the authorized speed
               limit relating to the definition and fines
               for speeding in a construction zone; and
               repealing Section 10.14.250 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code as hitherto existing.
               Fact Sheet (16K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

2)   09R-60    Approving the Memorandum of Agreement regarding
               funding, renovation, and operation of Hazel Abel
               Park between the City, Lincoln Parks Foundation
               and Abel Foundation for funding a major renovation
               and establishment of an endowment fund for Hazel
               Abel Park located at South 18th and E Streets.
               (4/20/09 - Con't Public Hearing w/ Action for
               two weeks to 5/4/09) (5/4/09 - Con't Public
               Hearing w/ Action on 5/18/09)
               Fact Sheet (65K)
               Attachment (107K)
               Motion To Amend 2 (120K)

3)   09R-77    Approving a transfer of appropriations in the
               amount of $34,759.00 from the General
               Fund/Contingency to the Parks and Recreation
               Aquatics Account, and an increase in
               appropriations of $16,500.00 from anticipated
               pool revenue, for a total amount of
               $51,259.00 for the operation of Meadow
               Heights Pool during the summer of 2009.
               Fact Sheet (48K)

4)   09R-78    Confirming the appointment of Douglas L. Curry as
               Administrator and CEO of the Lincoln Electric
               System effective May 1, 2009.
               Fact Sheet (30K)
               Attachment (47K)

                  - END PUBLIC HEARING -


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

5)   09-66     Creating Special Assessment Water District
               No. 1198 for the purpose of constructing a
               12-inch diameter water main or mains in North
               58th Circle, north of Arbor Road
               approximately 600 feet and assessing the
               costs thereof against the benefitted properties.
               Fact Sheet (12K)
               Attachment (593K)

6)   09-67     Creating Improvement District No. 184 for the
               purpose of acquiring easements or additional
               right-of-way necessary for the construction
               of a 12-inch diameter water main or mains in
               North 58th Circle, north of Arbor Road
               approximately 600 feet and assessing the
               costs thereof against the benefitted properties.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (597K)

7)   09-68     Creating Special Assessment Water District
               No. 1199 for the purpose of constructing a
               12-inch diameter water main or mains east of
               North 58th Circle, north of Arbor Road, in
               Arbor Road Second Addition Condominium, and
               assessing the costs thereof against the
               benefitted properties.
               Fact Sheet (12K)
               Attachment (629K)

8)   09-69     Creating Improvement District No. 185 for the
               purpose of acquiring easements or additional
               right-of-way necessary for the construction a
               12-inch diameter water main or mains east of
               North 58th Circle, north of Arbor Road, in
               Arbor Road Second Addition Condominium, and
               assessing the costs thereof against the
               benefitted properties.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (630K)

9)   09-70     Creating Special Assessment Water District
               No. 1200 for the purpose of constructing a
               12-inch diameter water main or mains east of
               North 56th Street, between Salt Creek and
               Arbor Road, and assessing the costs thereof
               against the benefitted properties.
               Fact Sheet (12K)
               Attachment (619K)

10)  09-71     Creating Improvement District No. 186 for the
               purpose of acquiring easements or additional
               right-of-way necessary for the construction a
               12-inch diameter water main or mains east of
               North 56th Street, between Salt Creek and
               Arbor Road, and assessing the costs thereof
               against the benefitted properties.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (630K)
          
11)  09-72     Creating Special Assessment Sewer District
               No. 1184 for the purpose of constructing 8-
               inch and 12-inch diameter sanitary sewers
               east of North 56th Street from Salt Creek to
               Interstate 80, and assessing the costs
               thereof against the benefitted properties.
               Fact Sheet (12K)
               Attachment (511K)

12)  09-73     Creating Improvement District No. 187 for the
               purpose of acquiring easements or additional
               right-of-way necessary for the construction
               8-inch and 12-inch diameter sanitary sewers
               east of North 56th Street from Salt Creek to
               Interstate 80, and assessing the costs
               thereof against the benefitted properties.
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (519K)

13)  09-74     Street Name Change 09002 - Renaming
               Countryview Lane, located south of Yankee
               Hill Road and west of South 70th Street in
               Countrylane 1st Addition, as Countryview Road.
               Fact Sheet (177K)

14)  09-75     Authorizing the issuance of tax allocation
               bonds with a total not to exceed $950,000.00
               for the City of Lincoln, Shoemaker's Travel
               Plaza Redevelopment Project.
               Motion To Amend 1 (126K)

15)  09-76     Amending Ordinance No. 19151 which authorized
               and provided for the issuance of a Perot
               System Redevelopment Project Tax Allocation
               Bond, Series 2009, in a total principal
               amount not to exceed $3,750,000.00.

16)  09-77     Amending Section 4.20.010 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to the Board of
               Directors of the Library Board of the City of
               Lincoln to amend the term of said directors;
               and repealing Section 4.20.010 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code as hitherto existing.
               Fact Sheet (16K)


 LIQUOR RESOLUTION - ACTION ONLY

17)            Application of Old Federal Place LLC dba Jasmine
               Room to expand its presently licensed Class I
               liquor license to include the Jasmine Room, Unit
               107, Unit 108, Unit 109 and the Commons areas at
               129 North 10th Street. (5/11/09 -
               Delayed 1 week for Action Only)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

     NONE


PENDING LIST

18)  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)

19)  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)

20)  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)

21)  08-157    Amending Section 5.38.050 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code to increase permit fees for motels, hotels,
               rooming, lodging, and apartment houses; and
               repealing Section 5.38.050 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code as hitherto existing. (11/3/08 -
               1st Reading suspended, to have
               Introduction 12/1/08 with P.H. 12/8/08) (12/1/08 -
               Placed on Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (131K)

22)  09-20B    Annexation No. 08016 - Amending the Lincoln
               Corporate Limits Map by annexing approximately 106
               acres north of Interstate 80 on both sides of NW
               48th Street. (3/2/09 - Placed on Pending
               Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (220K)
               Attachment (296K)

23)  09R-54    Approving a Funding Agreement between the City and
               State Department of Roads so that the identified
               projects will be eligible for Federal Highway
               Stimulus Funds provided by the American Recovery
               and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for a six-lane
               divided concrete pavement, Project No. LCLC-
               55(168), Antelope Valley North/South Roadway, P
               Street to Vine Street. (4/13/09 - Public
               Hearing & Action continued for 1 week to 4/20/09)
               (4/20/09 - Placed on Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (385K)

24)  09R-76    Establishing a Roads to Jobs Fund to make funds
               available for road projects, declaring a surplus
               of $8,000,000.00 in the Special Assessment
               Revolving Fund, and authorizing the transfer of
               said funds to the Roads to Jobs Fund. (5/11/09
               - Placed on Indefinite Pending)


     At the 2/9/09 City Council Organizational Meeting, the
     Register to Speak Session was repealed by a consensus of
     members present.


Please note:  During the Open Microphone Session of the agenda,
individuals are allowed a total of 5 minutes to speak regardless
of number of topics. The Open Microphone Session is available on
the 2nd & Last Monday of each month.


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. THERE IS ONLY ONE
     OPEN MICROPHONE  SESSION DURING THE MONTH OF MAY WHICH IS
     MAY 11TH.


ADJOURNMENT               


                 NEW CITY COUNCIL


            AGENDA FOR MONDAY, MAY 18, 2009, 1:30 P.M.
    (Immediately Following the Adjournment of the Current City
Council Meeting)

           CITY CLERK ADMINISTERS OATH OF OFFICE
                 TO NEWLY ELECTED COUNCIL MEMBERS
           EUGENE CARROLL, ADAM  HORNUNG, JAYNE SNYDER

MAYOR BEUTLER CALLS THE MEETING TO ORDER AND CONDUCTS ELECTION OF
COUNCIL CHAIRPERSON (Acts as Temporary Chair & Calls for
Nominations from Council Members)

CHAIRPERSON CONDUCTS ELECTION OF VICE CHAIR (Calls for
Nominations from Council Members)

PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 1)  09R-79    A resolution in appreciation of Robin Eschliman
               for her service to the City as a member of the
               City Council.

 2)  09R-80    A resolution in appreciation of Dan Marvin for his
               service to the City as a member of the City
               Council.

 3)  09R-81    A resolution in appreciation of Ken Svoboda for
               his service to the City as a member of the City
               Council.

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


                    - CONSENT AGENDA -

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

 4)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of ordinances
               and resolutions passed by Council on May 4, 2009. 
               (Placed on file)

 5)            Report from City Treasurer of franchise tax for
               the first quarter ending March 31, 2009 from Time
               Warner Cable.  (Placed on file)

 6)            Report from City Treasurer of franchise tax for
               the month of March 2009 from Black Hills/Nebraska
               Gas Utility Company, LLC.  (Placed on file)

 7)            Report from City Treasurer of Telecommunication
               Occupation Tax for the month of September, 2008:
               Globalcom; Oct., 2008 - Dec. 2008: Telenational
               Comm.; Feb. 2009 - March 2009: Orbitcom; Jan. 2009
               - March 2009: Comtech 21, NECC Telecom, CA
               Affinity, T-Mobile Central, iNetworks Group,
               AmeriVision, Enhanced Comm. Group, Digizip.com,
               The Sienna Group, Association Administrators; Feb.
               2009: Windstream Systems of the Midwest,
               Windstream Nebraska, USCOC of Greater Iowa, New
               Cingular Wireless PCS, TWC Digital Phone, Verizon
               Wireless, AT&T Comm. of Midwest, Nebraska
               Technology & Telecomm., UCN, ACN Comm. Services,
               Virgin Mobile USA, CIMCO Comm. KDDI America,
               Granite, Omaha Cellular Telephone Co., Global
               Crossing, Verizon Select Services, Sioux City MSA,
               Primus, Working Assets Funding Service, Cellco
               Partnership, Qwest Comm., Verizon Long Distance,
               i-wireless, OnStar, Telecorp, Trans National Comm.
               Int'l., XO Comm., McLeodUSA, USCOC of NE/KS,
               VoiceCom, TracFone Wireless, Norstan Network,
               Spectrotel, New Edge Networks, Cincinnati Bell Any
               Distance, EarthLink, Arizona Telephony, TCG Omaha,
               Broadwing, ATI, IntellicallOperator, Globalstar
               USA, NOSVA, Network Billing Systems, Flying J,
               Quantum Shift, IBM Gobal; March 2009; D&D, Sprint
               Spectrum, Nextel, MCI, Alltel, Alltel Comm. of NE,
               ATS Mobile Telephone, Unite Private Networks, SBC
               Long Distance, Globalcom, First Comm., Wholesale
               Carrier, 360networks (USA), Yestel USA, BT
               Americas, Business Telecom, 800 Response Info.,
               NOS, Covista, Zone Telecom, GTC, Enhanced Comm.
               Network, Lightyear Network Solutions, Tri-M,
               Nextel West, Vonage America, Vonage America, Level
               3, Level 3, TWC Digital Phone, Granite, 8x8,
               Qwest, AT&T of Midwest, Budget Prepay, Comtel
               Telcom Assets, AT&T of Midwest, Windstream. 
               (Placed on file)
               

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 8)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, June 8, 2009
               at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of TwoTwins Caf‚,
               Inc. dba TwoTwins Caf‚ for a Class C liquor
               license located at 333 N. Cotner Blvd., #1.

 9)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, June 8, 2009
               at 1:30 p.m. for the Application of Hector El
               Dragon Martinez Corporation dba El Rancho
               Authentic Mexican Restaurant for a Class I liquor 
               license located at 2700 O Street.


10)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -

            -END PUBLIC HEARING -         


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

11)  09-44     Annexation No. 09002 - Amending the Lincoln
               Corporate Limits Map by annexing
               approximately 1.88 acres of property
               generally located at South 84th Street and
               Firethorn Lane.
               Fact Sheet (191K)
               Attachment (254K)

12)  09-79     Change of Zone 09010 - Amending Chapter 27.70
               of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to
               Zoning Code, Additional Use Regulations, by
               adding a new section numbered 27.70.060 to
               allow churches in the AG, AGR, R or O
               Districts to hold temporary or seasonal sales
               of goods at retail. (Request 2nd & 3rd Readings
               w/Action on 6/1/09)
               Fact Sheet (41K)

13)  09-80     Vacation 09004 - Vacating the east-west alley
               between North 23rd Street and North 24th
               Street, north of P Street.
               Fact Sheet (271K)


 WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
     PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2009 AT 1:30 P.M.:

14)  09R-82    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of May 1 - 14,
               2009.
               Fact Sheet (14K)
               Attachment (21K)

15)  09R-83    Approving GJJRB, LLC dba The Spigot Lounge as a
               keno satellite site at 1634 O Street.
               Fact Sheet (44K)

16)  09R-84    Approving the Amendment to Annexation Agreement
               between the City and Firethorn Golf Company and
               Firethorn Utility Service Company to revise the
               terms with respect to the water distribution
               system on property generally located at 85th
               Street an Pioneers Boulevard.
               Attachment (775K)

17)  09R-85    Approving Amendment No. 1 Development and
               Conditional Zoning Agreement between Whitehead Oil
               Company and the City regarding sign regulations on
               property generally located at 21st and K Streets.
               Fact Sheet (351K)
               Attachment (1061K)

18)  09R-86    Waiver 09002 - Application of Lincoln Family
               Church to waive the parking lot surfacing
               requirement on property generally located two
               blocks south of the intersection of Highway 2 and
               South 70th Street.
               Fact Sheet (195K)

19)  09R-87    Approving the purchase of property located at
               21st and N Streets.  The purchase price
               and demolition costs related to the property total
               $1,750,000 of which $650,000 would come from the
               Advance Land Acquisition Fund.
               Fact Sheet (19K)
               Attachment (11K)


ADJOURNMENT

There will be no Open Microphone Session at the end of this
meeting. 



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