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    ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
            MONDAY, NOVEMBER  9, 2009 AT 3:00 P.M.

       THERE WILL BE NO MEETING THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 23RD
                     DUE TO HOLIDAY

                    ALL MEMBERS PRESENT


     IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
    THE CITY COUNCIL WILL CONVENE AS THE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
      TO EQUALIZE THE ASSESSMENTS FOR THE DOWNTOWN BUSINESS
 IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, THE CORE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
   OVERLAY AND THE MAINTENANCE IMPROVEMENT BUSINESS DISTRICT.
  (APPROVED, 7-0)

  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)            Report of City Treasurer of Cash on Hand at the
               close of business September 30, 2009. (PLACED 
               ON FILE)

 2)            Approving the distribution of funds representing
               interest earnings on short-term investments of
               Idle Funds during the month ended September 30,
               2009. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-85577)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS


 3)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS

                  - END CONSENT AGENDA -


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 4)            Application of Old Federal Place LLC dba Jasmine
               Room for a Class CK liquor license and
               to expand the licensed area to include Unit 113
               (The Cellar) on property generally located at
               129 North 10th Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 
               7-0; A-85578)

 5)            Manager application of Monte L. Froehlich for
               Jasmine Room/The Cellar at 129 North 10th
               Street. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-85579)

 6)            Application of James Harman dba Cheapest Damn
               Cigarettes for a Class D liquor license at 4821
               Cornhusker Highway. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0;
               A-85580)


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 7 THRU 9 HAD 2ND READING)

 7)  09-146    Change of Zone 09025 - Application of Lincoln
               Federal Bancorp for a change of zone from R-5
               Residential District to H-4 General Commercial
               District on property generally located at the
               southeast corner of South 33rd Street and Yankee
               Hill Road.
               Fact Sheet (349K)

 8)  09-147    Misc. 09009-1 - Amending Section 26.23.140 of
               the Lincoln Municipal Code to expand the
               exceptions to the requirement that every lot
               shall front upon and take access to a public
               street; and repealing Section 26.23.140 as
               hitherto existing.
               Fact Sheet (19K)

 9)  09-148    Misc. 09009-2 - Amending Section 26.31.010 of
               the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to
               modification of requirements to grant the
               Planning Director authority to extend the time
               for installation of required subdivision
               improvements and to provide a procedure for
               appeals of such approvals by the Planning
               Director; and repealing Section 26.31.010 of the
               Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto
               existing.
               Fact Sheet (71K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

10)  09R-200   Approving Sun Valley Bar & Grill as a keno
               satellite site at 300 West P Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-85581)
               Fact Sheet (42K)

11)  09R-201   Accepting a Warranty Deed from Shoemaker's Truck
               Station, Inc. dedicating the property as street
               right-of-way for the extension of S.W. 48th
               Street south of West O Street to the southern
               boundary of the Shoemaker's property.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-85582)
               Fact Sheet (45K)
               Attachment (59K)

12)  09R-202   Approving Amendment No. 2 to the Interlocal
               Agreement between the City and Nebraska Game &
               Parks Commission for operation of the archery
               range located within Helen Boosalis Park at 44th
               and Superior Streets.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-85583)
               Fact Sheet (42K)
               Attachment (31K)

13)  09R-203   Approving a Service Agreement between the City
               of Lincoln and the School District of the City
               of Lincoln for use of LPS facilities by the
               Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department to
               conduct emergency mass clinic operations. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-85584)
               Fact Sheet (38K)
               Attachment (181K)

14)  09R-204   Approving an Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
               Dept. of Food Science and Technology, to provide
               online food handlers training programs for the
               Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department for a
               term of December 1, 2009 through November 30,
               2013.(ADOPTED, 7-0; A-85585)
               Fact Sheet (40K)
               Attachment (225K)

                  - END PUBLIC HEARING -


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

     NONE


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

15)  09-142    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups assigned to the pay range which is
               prefixed by the letter M by changing the title
               of Deputy Fire Chief to Battalion Chief, by
               changing the title of Deputy Fire Chief of
               Training to Division Chief of Training and by
               changing the title of and revising the
               classification of Deputy Fire Chief of
               Maintenance to Division Chief of Maintenance.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #19327)
               Fact Sheet (158K)

16)  09-143    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups assigned to the pay range which is
               prefixed by the letter C by changing the pay
               range for the job classification of Urban Search
               and Rescue Specialist.(PASSED, 7-0; #19328)
               Fact Sheet (160K)

17)  09-144    Amending the pay schedules for certain employee
               groups assigned to the pay ranges which are
               prefixed by the letters N and C by changing the
               title and pay range for the job classification
               of Radio System Lead Technician (N20) to Radio
               System Specialist (C27) and by changing the
               title and pay range for the job classification
               of Radio System Lead Technician (N21) to Radio
               System Lead Specialist (C28).(PASSED, 7-0; #19329) 
               Fact Sheet (164K)

18)  09-145    Change of Zone HP 09020 - Amending Ordinance No.
               19305, passed by the City Council on September
               14, 2009, to accept a corrected Exhibit "A",
               Guidelines for Preservation for Ricketts
               Mansion, attached to the ordinance.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #19330)
               Fact Sheet (18K)
               Attachment (363K)

19)  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 Nos. 1 and No.
               2. (10/5/09 - Action Delayed to 10/12/09)
               (10/12/09 - Action Delayed to 10/19/09)
               (10/19/09 - Action Delayed to 10/26/09)
               (10/26/09 - Action Delayed to 11/2/09) 
               (11/2/09 - Action Delayed to 11/9/09)
               ACTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO 11/16/09, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (18K)
               Attachment (362K)
               Motion To Amend 1 (6K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

20)  09R-198   Adopting the Lincoln Electric System Rate
               Schedule, Service Regulations, and Cost Analysis
               Summary providing for a system average increase
               of 2.9 percent, to be effective January 1, 2010.
               (Request Action on 11/16/09) (11/2/09
               - To have Action on 11/16/09)
               Fact Sheet (43K)
               Attachment (203K)
               Attachment 2 (387K)

21)  09R-199   Adopting the Lincoln Electric System Annual
               Budget for 2010, to become effective January 1,
               2010. (Action Date: 11/16/09)
               Fact Sheet (42K)
               Attachment (407K)

22)            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	(EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

23)  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)

24)  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)

25)  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)

26)  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)

27)  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)

28)  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)
               (9/28/09 - Placed on Pending, No Date
               Certain)
               Fact Sheet (134K)
               Attachment (9K)

29)  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) (9/28/09 -
               Placed on Pending, No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (134K)
               Attachment (9K)

30)  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) (9/28/09 - Placed on Pending, No Date
               Certain)
               Fact Sheet (135K)            
               Motion To Amend 1 (14K)

31)  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) (9/28/09 - Placed on
               Pending, No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (134K)
               Attachment (138K)
               Motion To Amend 1 (158K)
               Motion To Amend 2 (378K)
               Motion To Amend 3 (559K)


   WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
  PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2009, AT 3:00 P.M.
		              		(APPROVED, 7-0)
				
32)  09R-205   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of October16 -
               31, 2009.
               Fact Sheet (14K)
               Attachment (20K)

33)  09R-206   Approving and ratifying an Interlocal Agreement
               between the City of Lincoln and County of
               Lancaster for the Health Department to provide
               medical services to the Youth Services Center
               for the period of July 1, 2009 through June 30,
               2010.
               Fact Sheet (36K)
               Attachment (369K)


    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.


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     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 NOVEMBER ARE THE
     9TH AND THE 30TH.


ADJOURNMENT	3:46  P.M.


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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