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            ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                    MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011 AT 3:00 P.M.

                     ALL MEMBERS PRESENT EXCEPT SNYDER

                              PUBLIC HEARING
                              CONSENT AGENDA

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


         MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2011
                  WAS PRESENTED TO JASON ADAMS, POLICE OFFICER
     FOR THE TECHNICAL INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT
                      IN THE CATEGORY OF PRODUCTIVITY.


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

 1)            Resolution assessing the cost of the North 27th
               Street Maintenance Business District against the
               benefitted properties. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86285)

 2)            Resolution assessing the cost of the University
               Place Maintenance Business District against the
               benefitted properties. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86286)

 3)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of
               Resolutions and Ordinances passed by the City
               Council on March 28, 2011. (PLACED ON FILE)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 4)            PLACED ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK:
               Administrative Amendment No. 11010 to
               Special Permit No. 228A, Capitol Beach West
               approved by the Planning Director on March 31,
               2011 requested by Carrie Stuart to reduce the
               front yard setback to two feet for a carport on
               property located at 362 W. Lakeshore Drive.

 5)            REFERRALS TO THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT:
               Change of Zone No. 11009 - Requested by
               the Director of Planning amending Section
               27.63.500 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating
               to Zoning Code Special Permits for Scrap
               Processing Operations, Salvage Yards, and
               Enclosed Disassembly Operations to allow outdoor
               salvage material to be located closer than 500
               feet from certain entrance corridors if land
               forms or screening completely obstructs the view
               by the traveling public of the salvage material
               and to authorize the City Council to decrease
               the 500-foot setback under limited
               circumstances; and repealing Section 27.63.500
               of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto
               existing.
               Special Permit No. 11006 - Requested by
               Alter Trading Corporation for scrap processing
               operation and to allow salvage material kept
               outside a building to be located closer than the
               500 feet to the West "O" Street entrance
               corridor on property generally located at 
               West O Street and Sun Valley Boulevard.

 6)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE

                      - END CONSENT AGENDA -


PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

     NONE


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 7 
THRU 15 HAD 2ND READING, SEE ITEM 15)

 7)  11-38     Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed
               $300,000.00 of City of Lincoln, Nebraska
               Rosewood Project Tax Allocation bonds,
               Series 2011 for the redevelopment of
               property generally located at 2301 N.W.
               12th Street within the Northwest corridors
               Redevelopment Plan.

 8)  11-18     Creating Water District No. 1203 in N.W.
               19th Street from West Q Street to West S
               Street and assessing the costs thereof
               against the benefitted property.
               Fact Sheet (12K)
               Attachment (1626K)

 9)  11R-84    Approving the Development and Conditional Zoning
               Agreement for NW Corner of S. 33rd and A Streets
               between Members Own Credit Union and the City of
               Lincoln for a change of zone from R-2
               Residential District to B-3 Commercial District
               for a range of commercial and retail uses, to
               control access to A Street and to restrict uses,
               lighting and signage ,on property generally
               located at S. 33rd and A Streets. (Related
               Items: 11R-84, 11-34) (Action Date: 4/18/11)
               Attachment (128K)

10)  11-34     Change of Zone 11006 - Application of
               Tudans Enpete Properties LLC for a change
               of zone from R-2 Residential District to 
               B-3 Commercial District on property generally
               located northeast of the corner of
               Chautauqua Avenue and A Street. (Related
               Items: 11R-84, 11-34) (Action Date:
               4/18/11)
               Fact Sheet (1355K)

11)  11-35     Change of Zone 11007 - Amending Chapter
               27.80 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               relating to fees by amending Section
               27.80.010 to require a person requesting a
               zoning action confirmation letter under
               Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to
               pay an appropriate fee therefor as
               established by resolution of the City
               Council. (Related Items: 11-35, 11R-83)
               (Action Date: 4/18/11)
               Fact Sheet (21K)

12)  11R-83    Establishing an appropriate fee for zoning
               action confirmation letters issued by the
               Planning Department pursuant to Lincoln
               Municipal Code Section 27.80.010. (Related
               Items: 11-35, 11R-83) (Action Date: 4/18/11)
               Fact Sheet (25K)

13)  11-36     Comp. Plan Conformance 11004 - Declaring
               approximately 27,751 sq. ft. of property
               generally located at the northeast corner
               of North 8th and U Streets and
               approximately 2,979 square feet of property
               generally located at the northeast corner
               of 7th and T Streets as surplus property.
               Fact Sheet (1130K)

14)  11-37     Vacation 11002 - Vacating (1) a portion of
               Stadium Drive at 10th Street; (2) a portion
               of North 10th Street south of Salt Creek
               Roadway; and (3) an un-named right-of-way
               west of North 10th Street north of Block
               14, North Lincoln Addition;  to accommodate
               the construction of the new roadway and
               round-about associated with the West
               Haymarket Redevelopment Project.
               Fact Sheet (846K)

15)  11-39     Amending Chapter 10.32 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to Stopping,
               Standing and Parking of Vehicles by adding
               a new section numbered 10.32.075 to
               prohibit the parking of trucks on a street
               more than 400 feet from the primary place
               of business and providing certain
               exceptions. (3RD READING W/CON'T P.H.
               ON 4/18/11, 6-0)
               Fact Sheet (75K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

16)  11R-75    Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of March 16 -
               31, 2011. (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86287)
               Fact Sheet (14K)
               Attachment (21K)

17)  11R-76    Approving an amendment to Resolution No. A-85447
               adopted by the City Council on July 27, 2009 to
               reduce the funding amount for a subgrant for the
               Minority Health Initiative Project by $7,000.00.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86288) 
               Fact Sheet (107K)
               Attachment (3379K)

18)  11R-77    Approving an amendment to Resolution No. A-85442
               adopted by the City Council on July 20, 2009 for
               the Refugee Screening Program to adjust the
               funding amount to be paid by the Nebraska
               Department of Health and Human Services to the
               Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department from
               $137,445.00 to $186,011.00. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86289)
               Fact Sheet (80K)
               Attachment (2932K)

19)  11R-86    Approving a corrected Agreement previously
               adopted by Resolution No. A-86266 on March 14,
               2011, between the Lincoln-Lancaster County
               Health Department and the Nebraska Department of
               Health and Human Services for access to the
               Electronic Registration System, Vital
               Statistics, for a period of January 1, 2011
               through December 31, 2015, to include a page
               which was missing from the original document.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86290)
               Fact Sheet (91K)
               Attachment (268K)

20)  11R-87    Approving the Sub-Grant Award Agreement between
               the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency and the
               City of Lincoln regarding the Homeland Security
               Grant Program for the Lincoln-Lancaster County
               Health Department in the amount of $321,221.00
               for the award period of 9/1/08 through 8/31/11.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86291)
               Fact Sheet (91K)
               Attachment (606K)

21)  11R-78    Approving a Contract Agreement between the City
               and Stern Oil Company for the annual
               requirements for Antifreeze - StarTran, pursuant
               to Quote 3300, for a two-year term with option
               to renew for one additional two-year term.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86292) 
               Fact Sheet (131K)
               Attachment (2172K)

22)  11R-79    Approving a Contract Agreement between the City
               and Husker Electric Supply Company for the
               annual requirements for Fluorescent Light Bulbs
               for StarTran, pursuant to Bid No. 3302, for a
               two-year term with option to renew for one
               additional two-year term. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86293)
               Fact Sheet (124K)
               Attachment (2027K)

23)  11R-80    Approving a Contract Agreement between the City
               and Graybar Electric Company for the annual
               requirements for Telecommunication Supplies and
               Accessories for various City departments,
               pursuant to County of Los Angeles, California
               Contract No. MA-IS-1040222-1, for a term
               beginning upon execution of this contract
               through December 31, 2012. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86294)
               Fact Sheet (141K)
               Attachment (3448K)

24)  11R-81    Approving a Contract Agreement between the City,
               Lancaster County and the Lincoln Lancaster
               County Public Building Commission and Graybar
               Electric Company for the annual requirements for
               Electrical Products for various City
               departments, pursuant to County of Los Angeles,
               California Contract No. MA-IS-43272-6, for a
               term beginning upon execution of this contract
               through December 31, 2012. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86295)
               Fact Sheet (138K)
               Attachment (1876K)

25)  11R-82    Approving Contract Agreements between the City
               and Lancaster County and Sapp Bros Petroleum
               Inc. and Lincoln Truck Center for the annual
               requirements for Coolant/Antifreeze, pursuant to
               Bid No. 11-017, for four-year terms. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86296)
               Fact Sheet (121K)
               Attachment (3889K)

26)  11R-85    Approving a Contract Agreement between the City
               and Transport Plus for the annual requirements
               for StarTran Brokerage Services, pursuant to Bid
               No. 11-015, for a two-year term with option to
               renew for one additional two-year term. 
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86297)
               Fact Sheet (127K)
               Attachment (4659K)

                      - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 27 
THRU 29 HAD 1ST READING)

27)  11-41     Authorizing the City of Lincoln, Nebraska
               to enter into a lease-purchase transaction
               with Union Bank and Trust Company, Lincoln,
               Nebraska in an amount not to exceed
               $3,600,000 to refinance equipment acquired
               with the proceeds of outstanding
               certificates of participation and related
               matters.

28)  11-42     Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery
               of general obligation refunding bonds of
               the City of Lincoln, Nebraska in an amount
               not to exceed $21,000,000 to refund
               outstanding general obligation bonds of the
               City and related matters.

29)  11-40     Approving an amendment to the limits of
               Paving District No. 2630 to include
               additional benefitted property.
               Fact Sheet (23K)
               Attachment (4063K)


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

30)  11-31     Change of Zone No. 11003 - Amending Title
               27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating
               to Zoning by adding a new section numbered
               27.03.161 to provide a definition for
               "Commercial Wind Energy Conversion
               System/Turbine (CWECS)"; amending Section
               27.07.040 to allow CWECS in the AG
               Agriculture District as a special permitted
               use and providing conditions of approval;
               and amending Chapter 27.63 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code by adding a new section
               numbered 27.63.425 to provide conditions
               for granting a special permit to allow a
               CWECS in the AG Agriculture District.
               (PASSED, 6-0; #19516)
               Fact Sheet (16K)

31)  11-32     Approving a contract between the City and
               Lincoln Haymarket Development Corp. to
               operate and regulate a Saturday public
               market in the Haymarket area, 7th Street
               from P to Q Streets and P Street from 7th
               to 8th Streets from May 7, 2011 through
               October 15, 2011 and on 8th Street from 
               P to Q Streets from June 4, 2011 through
               August 27, 2011 and also September 3, 2011
               and September 24, 2011. (PASSED, 6-0; #19517)
               Fact Sheet (108K)
               Attachment (576K)

32)  11R-74    Approving an amendment to the FY 10/11 CIP to
               authorize and appropriate $852,000.00 in TIF
               funds for the World's Foremost Bank Project
               generally located at 4800 N.W. 1st Street in the
               University of Nebraska Technology Park.
               (Related Items: 11R-74, 11-33) (Action Date:
               4/11/11) (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-86298)
               Fact Sheet (119K)

33)  11-33     Authorizing and providing for the issuance
               of World's Foremost Bank Redevelopment
               Project Tax Allocation bonds, in one or
               more series in an aggregate principal
               amount not to exceed $852,000.00.
               (Related Items: 11R-74, 11-33) (Action
               Date: 4/11/11) (MTA #1 ADOPTED, 6-0; 
               PASSED AS AMENDED, 6-0; #19518)
               Motion To Amend (351K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN

     NONE


PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

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)  07-73     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)

36)  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)

37)  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)

38)  10-4      Change of Zone 08075 - Application of
               Waterford Estates, LLC, for a change of
               zone from AG Agricultural District to B-2
               Planned Neighborhood Business District on
               property generally located at North 98th
               Street and O Street. (Related Items 10-4, 
               10R-26) (Request to place on Indefinite
               Pending) (1/11/10 - Placed on Indefinite
               Pending & to have P.H. when removed from
               Pending)
               Fact Sheet (647K)

39)  10R-26    Use Permit 08003 - Application of Waterford
               Estates, LLC, to develop 250,000 sq. ft. of
               commercial floor area on property generally
               located at North 98th Street and O Street.
               (Related Items 10-4, 10R-26) (Action Date:
               2/1/10) (Request to place on Indefinite Pending)
               (1/11/10 - Placed on Indefinite Pending & to
               have P.H. when removed from Pending)
               Fact Sheet (1367K)

40)            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) (Request to place on Indefinite
               Pending) (1/11/10 - Placed on Indefinite Pending
               & to have P.H. when removed from Pending)

41)  10-8      Change of Zone 09003 - Application of
               Yankee Hill Townhomes, LLC, for a change of
               zone from AG Agricultural, R-3 Residential
               and R-4 Residential to R-4 Residential
               District Planned Unit Development for 84
               townhomes, 348 apartments and 30,000 square
               feet of commercial land uses, with waivers
               to adjust the minimum average lot, the
               minimum lot area, the front, side and rear
               setbacks, and the 3:1 width to depth ratio,
               on property generally located at South 84th
               Street and Yankee Hill Road. (Request to
               place on Indefinite Pending & to have P.H.
               when removed from Pending) (1/25/10 -
               Placed on Indefinite Pending & to have P.H.
               when removed from Pending)
               Fact Sheet (693K)

42)  10-101    Adopting an amended and restated version of the
               City of Lincoln Employees' Retirement Plan and
               Trust to provide that the employer contribution
               for employees hired in positions and pay ranges
               prefixed by the letter "N" on or after September
               1, 2010 will be an amount equal to 9% of an
               employee's compensation; and to further provide
               that the mandatory employee contribution for
               employees hired in positions and pay ranges
               prefixed by the letter "N" on or after September
               1, 2010 will be in an amount equal to 7% of an
               employee's compensation.  (8/23/10 - Reconsidered 
               Ordinance No. 19430 - Placed on Pending Indefinitely)
               Fact Sheet (104K)

43)  11R-62    Comp. Plan Conformance 11001 - Approving an
               amendment to the Lincoln Star Building
               Redevelopment Project, in the Lincoln Center
               Redevelopment Plan, to extend the project area
               to include the M Street right-of-way from South
               7th Street to South 17th Street to allow for
               streetscape design and improvements. (3/21/11
               - Action Delayed 1 wk. to 3/28/11)
               (3/28/11 - Placed on Indefinite Pending)
               Fact Sheet (1022K)
               Attachment (1001K)


   WITH COUNCIL APPROVAL THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WILL HAVE
    PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011, AT 3:00 P.M.
                                                (APPROVED, 6-0)

44)  11R-89    Identifying and declaring the area generally
               located along Havelock Avenue from Cornhusker
               Highway on the west to 64th Street on the east
               as the Havelock Business Area; approving the
               appointment of Dave Cole, Roger Pletcher, Sue
               Cover, Tam Spence, Denise Otto and Rich O'Hare
               as members of the Havelock Business Improvement
               Board; and directing the Board to make
               recommendations to the City Council for the
               establishment of a plan for improvements in the
               Havelock Business Area.
               Fact Sheet (264K)
               Attachment (542K)

45)  11R-90    Comp. Plan conformity 11003 - Approving an
               amendment to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment
               Plan to add the "17th and Q/Credit Union
               Redevelopment Project" for the relocation of the
               Credit Union currently located on the northwest
               corner of 17th and Q Streets to the northeast
               corner of 17th and P Streets. (Related Items:
               11R-90, 11R-91)
               Fact Sheet (1641K)
               Attachment (1702K)
               Attachment 2 (4515K)

46)  11R-91    Comp. Plan Conformity 11003 - Approving and
               adopting proposed amendments to the Antelope
               Valley Redevelopment Plan to add the "17th and
               Q/Credit Union Redevelopment Project."
               (Related Items: 11R-90, 11R-91)
               Fact Sheet (1641K)
               Attachment (1705K)
               Attachment 2 (4515K)

47)  11R-92    Approving a contract between the City and the
               Nebraska Department of Roads to merge the
               previously approved West O Historic Highway
               Project for improvements located on a four-block
               segment of West O Street between 3rd Street and
               the Salt Creek Bridge into a second grant
               project extending the improvements to Homestead
               Expressway.
               Fact Sheet (111K)
               Attachment (1522K)

48)  11R-93    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the
               City of Lincoln and Lancaster County to provide
               a liaison for the delivery of human services to
               the Hispanic/Latino community for a one year
               term.
               Attachment (551K)

49)  11R-94    Approving a multi-year contract between the City
               of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Lincoln-Lancaster
               County Public Building Commission and Dell
               Marketing L.P. for computer equipment,
               peripherals, and related services for a term
               from the date of execution through August 31,
               2012, with options to renew for two one-year
               terms or one two-year term.
               Fact Sheet (153K)
               Attachment (5512K)


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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 APRIL ARE THE 11TH AND 25TH.


ADJOURNMENT   4:30 P.M.


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