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            AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING TO BE HELD
                    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2009 AT 3:00 P.M.

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

                         MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

                             - CONSENT AGENDA -

REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

 1)  09R-160   Appointing Thomas J. Beckius to the Lincoln City
               Library Board for a seven-year term expiring
               August 31, 2016.
               Attachment (26K)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 2)            The following have been referred to the Planning Dept.:
               Change of Zone 2463D - App. of The 3 Amigos
               Properties, LLC, for an amendment to the
               Highpointe P.U.D. to allow a changeable copy
               freestanding sign to be located in the
               commercial component of the development adjacent
               to Old Cheney Road on property located at 
               S. 48th Street and Old Cheney Road.  
               Special Permit 2022C - App. of First State
               Bank for an amendment to the Planned Service
               Commercial Special Permit to revise the use
               permit restrictions to permit a building with a
               bank drive-thru and to remove the existing sign
               package and building and sign elevations on
               property located at the southeast corner of 
               S. 27th Street and Grainger Parkway. 

 3)            Setting the Hearing Date of Monday, October 5, 2009 
               at 3:00 p.m. for the Application of Bosselman, Inc. 
               dba Pump & Pantry #9 for a Class D liquor license 
               located at 345 West O Street.


 4)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

                       - END CONSENT AGENDA -
     

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 5)            Application of A.S. Hospitality, Inc. dba
               Capital City Grill for a Class C liquor license
               at 301 N. 8th Street. (9/14/09 - P.H. & Action 
               con't. to 9/21/09)

 6)            Manager application of Randall A. Jones for A.S.
               Hospitality, Inc. dba Capital City Grill at 301
               N. 8th Street. (9/14/09 - P.H. & Action
               con't. to 9/21/09)


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

 7)  09-125    Approving a lease agreement between the City and
               St. James United Methodist Church for the lease
               of space by the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging for
               its ActivAge Center Program at 2400 S. 11th
               Street, Lincoln, Nebraska from September 1, 2009
               to August 31, 2010.
               Fact Sheet (40K)
               Attachment (54K)

 8)  09-126    Approving a lease agreement between the City and
               First United Methodist Church/Waverly for the
               lease of space by the Lincoln Area Agency on
               Aging for its ActivAge Center Program at 14410
               Folkestone Street, Waverly, Nebraska from
               September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2010.
               Fact Sheet (38K)
               Attachment (56K)

 9)  09-127    Approving and ratifying an Addendum to the Lease
               Agreement between the Lincoln-Lancaster County
               Health Department and Enterprise Co., Inc. dba
               Cornhusker Center for the lease of space at 2662
               Cornhusker Highway for a period of November 1,
               2008 through October 31, 2010 for the Women,
               Infants and Children (WIC) Program.
               Fact Sheet (39K)
               Attachment (45K)


SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING ON THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION:

10)  09R-159   Approving the 2009-2010 City tax rate of 0.28788
               per $100.00 of assessed valuation.
               Fact Sheet (40K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

11)  09R-167   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of August 16 -
               31, 2009.
               Fact Sheet (14K)
               Attachment (22K)

12)  09R-157   Approving a Service Agreement between the
               City of Lincoln, on behalf of the
               Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department's 
               Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for 
               Women, Infants & Children (WIC), and the 
               University of Nebraska Lincoln County 
               Extension Nutrition Education Program to 
               provide nutrition education services at 
               the Lincoln Medical Education Partnership 
               at 4600 Valley Road, North 27th Street and 
               other mutually agreed upon City sites, for 
               a three-year period from July 1, 2009 through 
               June 30, 2012.
               Fact Sheet (38K)
               Attachment (320K)

13)  09R-163   Approving a Contract Agreement between the City,
               Lancaster County, and Rochester Armored Car for
               armored car services for various departments for
               a two-year period with an option to renew for an
               additional two-year period.
               Fact Sheet (43K)
               Attachment (14K)

14)  09R-164   Comp. Plan Amendment No. 09006 - Amending the
               2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan
               to add the Little Salt Creek Watershed Master
               Plan to the list of subarea plans and watershed
               studies, and to amend the Lincoln Area and
               Lancaster County future land use maps to ensure
               the Agricultural Stream Corridor, Green Space
               and Environmental Land Uses are consistent with
               the updated Floodprone Area and Floodway
               boundaries, as appropriate.
               Fact Sheet (532K)
               Executive Summary
               LSC Watershed Plan 

15)  09R-162   Approving the Little Salt Creek 100-year
               Floodprone Areas and Floodway as the best
               available information for local flood regulation
               purposes.
               Fact Sheet (16K)
               Attachment (1606K)

16)  09R-165   Comp. Plan Conformity No. 09005 - Approving and
               adopting a proposed amendment to the Lincoln
               Center Redevelopment Plan for the Block 68
               Redevelopment Project for the development of a
               hotel and entertainment complex, mixed-use
               residential and commercial building with retail
               on the first floor and parking facility for the
               proposed uses on property located on the block
               bounded by 10th, 11th, M and N Streets.
               Fact Sheet (1872K)
               Attachment (818K)

17)  09R-166   Comp. Plan Conformity No. 09009 - Approving and
               adopting a proposed amendment to the Lincoln
               Center Redevelopment Plan to revise the Lincoln
               Mall Capitol Environs Redevelopment Project to
               expand the boundary to include the public
               rights-of-way of Centennial mall from the south
               side of K Street to the mid-point of R Street.
               Fact Sheet (701K)
               Attachment (830K)

                       - END PUBLIC HEARING -


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

18)  09-128    Amending Section 9.36.080 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code to add an additional exception to
               the prohibition against the discharge of
               firearms, weapons and other instruments within
               the city limits by adding a new subsection to
               allow an exemption for hunts authorized by the
               City of Lincoln on its own property and
               conducted under the supervision of the Nebraska
               Game & Parks Commission; and repealing Section
               9.36.080 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as
               hitherto existing.
               Fact Sheet (18K)

19)  09-129    Change of Zone 09022 - Application of the Urban
               Development Department to create a special sign
               district for the 48th and O Streets
               Redevelopment Plan area, generally located
               northeast of the intersection of South 48th 
               and O Streets.
               Fact Sheet (238K)

20)  09-130    Approving a Lease Agreement between the City and
               the American Legion Post #280 for the lease of
               space by the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging for
               its ActivAge Center Program at 970 Monroe,
               Bennet, Nebraska from September 1, 2009 through
               August 31, 2010.
               Fact Sheet (39K)
               Attachment (56K)

21)  09-131    Approving a Lease Agreement between the City and
               the Hickman Presbyterian Church for the lease of
               space by the Lincoln Area Agency on Aging for
               its ActivAge Center Program at 300 E. Third
               Street, Hickman, Nebraska from September 1, 2009
               through August 31, 2010.
               Fact Sheet (61K)
               Attachment (93K)

22)  09-132    Adopting an amended and restated City of Lincoln
               Employees' Retirement Plan and Trust for civilian 
               (non-uniformed service) employees providing for 
               a change in employer contributions for employees 
               hired after a date certain and adopting IRS 
               Interim Amendments No. 1 and No. 2.
               Fact Sheet (18K)
               Attachment (362K)


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

23)  09-124    Amending the pay schedule for a certain employee
               group by creating the classification of "Crime
               Analysis Manager."
               Fact Sheet (134K)
               Attachment (6K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

24)  09R-150   Approving the labor contract between the City
               and the Lincoln M Class Employees Association
               effective August 20, 2009. (8/31/09 - P.H.
               con't w/Action to 9/14/09) (9/14/09 - P.H.
               con't. w/Action to 9/28/09)
               Fact Sheet (38K)
               Attachment (48K)

25)  09-97     Amending the pay schedule for a certain
               employee group by creating the classification 
               of Senior Attorney. (8/3/09 - Placed on 
               Pending; to be removed for 1st Reading at 
               same time as M Class has 1st Reading) 
               (8/31/09 - P.H. con't w/Action to 9/14/09) 
               (9/14/09 - P.H. con't. w/Action to 
               9/28/09)
               Fact Sheet (134K)
               Attachment (9K)

26)  09-98     Amending the pay schedule for a certain
               employee group by revising the classification 
               of Attorney II. (8/3/09 - Placed on Pending; 
               to be removed for 1st Reading at same time 
               as M Class has 1st Reading) (8/31/09 - P.H. 
               con't w/Action to 9/14/09) (9/14/09
               - P.H. con't. w/Action to 9/28/09)
               Fact Sheet (134K)
               Attachment (9K)

27)  09-100    Amending Chapter 2.76 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to the City's Personnel System by
               amending the Title Page to delete Section
               2.76.160 Compensation Plan, Variable Merit Pay
               Plan; amending Section 2.76.040 Definitions, to
               define Excluded Employee; amending Section
               2.76.130 Position and Pay Range Allocation,
               relating to Excluded Employees; amending Section
               2.76.135 Merit Pay Plan Established, to include
               Excluded Employees and increase the maximum
               number of  merit pay steps; amending Section
               2.76.145 Merit Pay Plan, Administration and
               Requirements for Advancement, to include the
               newly defined Excluded Employees; amending
               Section 2.76.150 Merit Pay Plan, Pay Increases
               for Exceptional Service, to include the newly
               defined Excluded Employees; amending 2.76.155
               Longevity Pay to adjust the annual longevity pay
               plan relating to certain "N" and Excluded
               Employees; deleting all of Section 2.76.160
               Variable Merit Pay Plan; amending Section
               2.76.175 Promotion, Transfer, Demotion or
               Temporary Promotion relating to the newly
               defined Excluded Employees; amending Section
               2.76.200 Temporary Assignment to a Higher
               Classification relating to the newly defined
               Excluded Employees; amending Section 2.76.380
               Sick Leave with Pay, as it relates to employees
               with a pay range prefixed by M, A, C, E, N, or
               X; and amending Section 2.76.395 Vacation Leave
               with Pay as it relates to employees with a pay
               range prefixed by M; and repealing 2.76 Title
               Page and Sections 2.76.040, 2.76.130, 2.76.135,
               2.76.145, 2.76.150, 2.76.155, 2.76.160, 2.76.175, 
               2.76.200, 2.76.380, and 2.76.395 of the Lincoln 
               Municipal Code as hitherto existing. 
               (8/3/09 - Placed on Pending; to be removed 
               for 1st Reading at same time as M Class has 
               1st Reading) (8/31/09 - P.H. con't w/Action
               to 9/14/09) (9/14/09 - P.H. con't. w/Action 
               to 9/28/09)
               Fact Sheet (136K)
               Motion To Amend 1 (52K)
               Motion To Amend 2 (51K)

28)  09-101    Amending Chapter 2.78 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to the City's Personnel System by
               amending Section 2.78.010 Compensation Plan
               Established to exclude employees with a pay
               range prefixed by M; amending Sections 2.78.020
               Annual Leave, 2.78.025 Variable Merit Pay Plan,
               and 2.78.030 Sick Leave to delete the references
               to employees with a pay range prefixed by the
               letter M; and repealing 2.78 Title Page and
               Sections 2.78.010, 2.78.020, 2.78.025, and
               2.78.030 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as
               hitherto existing. (8/3/09 - Placed on
               Pending; to be removed for 1st Reading
               at same time as M Class has 1st Reading) 
               (8/31/09 - P.H. con't w/Action to 9/14/09)
               (9/14/09 - P.H. con't. w/Action to 9/28/09)
               Fact Sheet (135K)            
	       Motion To Amend 1 (14K)

29)  09-103    Amending the pay schedule for a certain employee
               group by adjusting the hourly pay range schedule
               and schedules of annual, monthly, biweekly and
               hourly pay range equivalents for employees of
               the City of Lincoln whose classifications are
               assigned to pay ranges prefixed by the letter
               "M" to be effective August 20, 2009. (8/3/09
               - Placed on Pending; to be removed for 1st 
               Reading at same time as M Class has 1st 
               Reading) (8/31/09 - P.H. con't w/Action 
               to 9/14/09)(9/14/09 - P.H. con't. w/Action 
               to 9/28/09)
               Fact Sheet (134K)
               Attachment (138K)
               Motion To Amend 1 (158K)
               Motion To Amend 2 (378K)
               Motion To Amend 3 (559K)

30)  09R-158   Approving and ratifying the labor contract
               between the City of Lincoln and the Lincoln
               Firefighters Association, Local No. 644,
               International Association of Firefighters,
               effective August 20, 2009 through August 31,
               2010 (9/14/09 - Placed on Pending to have
               P.H. w/Action on 9/28/09)
               Fact Sheet (39K)
               Attachment (149K) 
               Synopsis of Changes (42K)

31)  09-120    Annexation 09003 - Amending the Lincoln
               Corporate Limits Map by annexing approximately
               27.52 acres of property generally located at
               South 91st Street and Highway 2. (Related
               Items 09-120, 09-121) (9/14/09 - Action con't.
               to 10/5/09) 
               Fact Sheet (635K)
               Attachment (274K)


32)  09-121    Change of Zone 09011 - Application of Andermatt
               LLC for a change of zone from AG Agricultural to
               B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District
               Southlake PUD for approximately 104,000 square
               feet of health care facility, approximately
               50,000 square feet of office, and approximately
               15,000 square feet of commercial, and approval
               of a development plan which proposes to modify
               standards of the underlying zoning district,
               subdivision regulations and design standards, on
               property generally located at S. 91st Street and
               Highway 2. (Related Items 09-120, 09-121)
               (9/14/09 - Action con't. to 10/5/09) 
               Fact Sheet (818K)

33)            Hearing date of Monday, February 1, 2010,
               requested by J. Michael Rierden on behalf of
               Lincoln Federal Savings Bank and Stonebridge
               Creek LLC appealing from the determination of
               Impact Fees imposed on the property legally
               described as Lots 39, 45, 46, 47, 49, 50 in
               Section 25, Township 11 North, Range 6 East
               generally located between Centurion Drive and
               North 27th Street along both sides of Alvo 
               Road, Lancaster County, Nebraska. (9/14/09 - 
               Placed on Pending, Date Certain to have P.H. 
               on 2/01/2010)


PENDING LIST

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)  07-733    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)  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)

38)  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)


   WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
   PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2009, AT 5:30 P.M.

39)  09R-172   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of September 
               1-15, 2009. 
               Fact Sheet (14K)
               Attachment (21K)

40)  09R-168   Appointing James Cada to the Charter Revision
               Commission for a term expiring September 28,
               2013.
               Attachment (17K)

41)  09R-169   Appointing Steve Guittar and Diane Walkowiak to
               the Charter Revision Commission for terms
               expiring September 28, 2013.
               Attachment (50K)

42)  09R-170   Reappointing Mike Donlan, Laurie Lage, Jose Soto
               and Leroy Stokes to the Charter Revision
               Commission for terms expiring September 28,
               2013.

43)  09R-171   Approving a request for exception from the 
               State of Nebraska, Board of Public Roads
               Classifications and Standards regarding minimum
               shoulder width in order to minimize the impact
               of roadway construction on N.W. 48th Street, 
               St. Paul to Cleveland.
               Fact Sheet (14K)

44)  09R-173   Authorizing and supporting the Parks &
               Recreation Department's submittal of a grant
               application to the State Game & Parks Commission
               for a Recreational Trail Program Grant to assist
               in funding the renovation of the Billy Wolff
               Trail between 56th Street and 58th Street,
               adjacent to Van Dorn Street.
               Fact Sheet (46K)

45)  09R-174   Approving appropriations in the amount of
               $49,300.00 from the operation of Keno Lottery
               Funds for various human services (Round 30).
               Attachment (111K)


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


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. THE OPEN MICROPHONE 
     SESSIONS DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER ARE THE 14TH AND
     THE 28TH.


ADJOURNMENT



ANNOUNCEMENTS:
     Beginning August 3, 2009, City Council meetings will
     begin at 3:00 p.m. The last meeting of the month will
     continue at 5:30 p.m.




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