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            ACTION FROM THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD
                    MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013 AT 5:30 P.M.

                          ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

          THE MEETINGS OF APRIL 8TH AND 29TH BEGIN AT 5:30 P.M.
           OPEN MICROPHONE SESSIONS WILL BE HELD ON EACH DATE

                            PUBLIC HEARING
                            CONSENT AGENDA

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


REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS

 1)  13R-75    Approving a Service Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln on behalf of the Lincoln-Lancaster County
               Health Department and the University of
               Nebraska-Lincoln to provide practicum or shadowing
               experiences for students at the Health Department
               in the WIC, Health Promotion and Early Childhood
               Special Education Programs for a term of January
               1, 2013 through December 31, 2014.
               (Request P.H. on 4/8/13 Consent Agenda)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-87282)

 2)            Resolution approving the distribution of funds
               representing interest earnings on short-term
               investments of Idle Funds during the month ended
               February 28, 2013. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-87283)

 3)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 29, 2013
               at 5:30 p.m. on the North 27th Street Maintenance
               Improvement District, the University Place
               Maintenance Improvement District, the South Street
               Maintenance Improvement District and the Havelock
               Street Maintenance Improvement District.
               (APPROVED, 7-0)

 4)            Request of Public Works to set the hearing date of
               Monday, April 22, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. and place on
               the formal City Council Agenda the following:
               13-53     To provide authority to create and order
                         constructed a paving district without
                         majority petition in 1st Street from P
                         to Q including the 1st and P Street
                         intersection and Q Street from 1st to
                         2nd Street and assess the cost thereof
                         against the benefitted properties.
               (APPROVED, 7-0)

 5)            Report from City Treasurer of City Cash on Hand at
               the close of business February 28, 2013.
               (PLACED ON FILE)

 6)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by the City Council on March
               25, 2013. (PLACED ON FILE)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 7)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 22, 2013
               at 3:00 p.m. for the application of Wal-Mart
               Stores, Inc. dba Walmart Store 2432 for a Class D
               liquor license located at 2501 Grainger Parkway.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-87284)

 8)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 22, 2013
               at 3:00 p.m. for the application of Dempsey's
               Lincoln, Inc. dba Dempsey's Burger Pub for a Class
               C liquor license located at 228 N. 12th Street,
               Suite 100. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-87285)

 9)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 22, 2013
               at 3:00 p.m. for the application of Doantrang Thi
               Trinh dba House of Hunan Restaurant for a Class I
               liquor license located at 5601 S. 56th Street.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-87286)

10)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 22, 2013
               at 3:00 p.m. for the application of Chatters, LLC
               dba Rich Bar & Lounge for a Class C liquor license
               located at 1640 O Street, Suite 3.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-87287)

11)            REFERRALS TO THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT:
               Change of Zone No. 12030 - App. of Rokeby
               Holdings LTD., from AG Agriculture District to R-3
               Residential District on property generally located
               at South 70th Street and Countryview Road. 
               Special Permit No. 12034 - App. of Rokeby
               Holdings LTD., Grand View Estates Community Unit
               Plan, with up to 174 dwelling units on property
               generally located at South 70th Street and
               Countryview Road.

12)            PLACED ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK:
               Administrative Amendment No. 13006 to Special
               Permit No. 270 - Approved by the Planning
               Director on March 26, 2013 requested by
               Architectural Innovations to revise the layout of
               the existing parking, eliminate one driveway onto
               S. 50th Street and update the landscape plan on
               property generally located on the northeast corner
               of S. 50th Street and N Street.
               Administrative Amendment No. 12069 to Special
               Permit No. 1674 - Cheney Ridge Community Unit
               Plan, approved by the Planning Director on April
               1, 2013 requested by Southview, Inc. to revise the
               apartment layout, to increase the maximum
               apartment building height to 43 feet and to show
               the original apartment lot divided into one lot
               for the apartment complex and an outlot to be
               owned and maintained by Lincoln Christian School
               on property generally located on the northwest
               corner of S. 84th Street and Cheney Ridge Road.


13)    MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE

                      - END CONSENT AGENDA -

PUBLIC HEARING
LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

     NONE


PUBLIC HEARING
ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 14
THRU 18 HAD 2ND READING)

14)  13-51     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 4, 2013 through October 12, 2013 and
               on 8th Street from P to Q Streets from May 4,
               2013 through August 24, 2013.
               Fact Sheet (104K)
               Attachment (589K)

15)  13-47     Text Change 13003 - Amending Title 27 of the
               Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Zoning by
               amending Sections 27.52.010, 27.52.020,
               27.53.010, and 27.53.020 to adopt the Flood
               Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for Lancaster
               County Nebraska and Incorporated Areas
               Revised April 16, 2013 and the Flood
               Insurance Study (FIS) for Lancaster County,
               Nebraska and Incorporated Areas Revised April
               16, 2013, as required by the Federal
               Emergency Management Agency. (Related
               Items 13-47, 13-48)
               Fact Sheet (1888K)

16)  13-48     Text Change 13004 - Amending Title 26 of the
               Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Land
               Subdivision by amending Sections 26.24.010
               and 26.25.010 to adopt the Flood Insurance
               Rate Map (FIRM) for Lancaster County,
               Nebraska and Incorporated Areas Revised April
               16, 2013 and the Flood Insurance Study for
               Lancaster County, Nebraska and Incorporated
               Areas Revised April 16, 2013, as required by
               the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
               (Related Items 13-47, 13-48)
               Fact Sheet (1778K)

17)  13-49     Change of Zone 12028 - Application of Park
               Ridge Apartments Too, LLC for a change of
               zone from R-2 Residential District to R-4
               Residential District on property generally
               located at West C Street and South Folsom
               Street.
               Fact Sheet (2089K)

18)  13-50     Change of Zone 13004 - Application of TDP
               Phase One, LLC for a change of zone from B-4
               Lincoln Center Business District to B-4
               Lincoln Center Business District with a
               Special Sign District designation known as
               "The Railyard Special Sign District" on
               property generally located at North 7th
               Street and Q Street.
               Fact Sheet (920K)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

19)  13R-77    Approving an Inter-Governmental Agreement between
               the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
               (NDEQ) and the City of Lincoln regarding the
               implementation of the Section 319 Project entitled
               "Lincoln Children's Zoo Water Quality Education
               Project." (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-87288)
               Fact Sheet (12K)
               Attachment (722K)

20)  13R-78    Approving an Inter-Governmental Agreement between
               the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
               (NDEQ) and the City of Lincoln regarding the
               implementation of the Section 319 Project entitled
               "Antelope Creek Water Quality Projects and
               Programs." (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-87289)
               Fact Sheet (12K)
               Attachment (1177K)

                      - END PUBLIC HEARING -


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

21)  13-45     Vacation No. 13002 - Vacating Schmidt Drive
               between W. Denton Road and South 1st Street.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #19864)
               Fact Sheet (1048K)
               Attachment (514K)

22)  13-46     Authorizing the City of Lincoln, Nebraska to
               enter into a Master Tax-Exempt Lease Purchase
               Agreement and related documents with U.S.
               Bank, or an affiliate thereof, in the amount
               of $512,317 for the acquisition of golf
               course grounds maintenance equipment for use
               by the City. (PASSED, 7-0; #19865)


RESOLUTION - FOR ACTION ONLY

23)  13R-67C   Accepting the report of new and pending claims
               against the City and approving disposition of
               claims set forth for the period of February 16 -
               28, 2013. (3/25/13 - Action Delayed to 4/8/13
               on claim of Bruce Davidson)
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-87290)


1st Reading Ordinances & Resolutions - On the Agenda for Advance Notice Only
               Public Hearing will occur on Second Reading

ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEM 24
HAD 1ST READING)

24)  13-52     Amending the pay schedule for a certain
               employee group whose classifications are
               sssigned to the pay range which is prefixed
               by the letter "A" by changing the pay range
               of the classification of "Systems Software
               Integrator."
               Fact Sheet (80K)


RESOLUTIONS - 1ST READING (ITEMS 25 THRU 27 HAD 1ST READING)

25)  13R-79    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,
               2013.
               Fact Sheet (10K)
               Attachment (25K)

26)  13R-80    Approving Supplemental Agreement No. 1 between the
               City of Lincoln and E&A Consulting Group for
               additional design phase services for the South
               56th Street, Shadow Pines Drive to Old Cheney Road
               project, Project No. LCLC-5241(5), Control No.
               13141.
               Fact Sheet (16K)
               Attachment (529K)

27)  13R-81    Approving the Contract for Construction Design
               Services between the City of Lincoln and Olsson
               Associates for engineering and related
               professional services for the construction design
               of storm drain improvements near 56th and Colfax
               Streets.
               Fact Sheet (12K)
               Attachment (1218K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN - NONE


PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED ONE WEEK)

28)  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

29)  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)

30)  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. 
               (4/11/11 - 3rd Reading w/con't. P.H. on 4/18/11)
               (4/18/11 - Placed on Indefinite Pending)

31)  12-76     Amending Section 10.34.030 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code relating to Parking Meters:
               Deposit of Coins and Time Limits, to provide
               that no parking fee shall be charged on
               Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day and
               Veterans Day. (6/25/12 - Placed on
               Pending - No Date Certain)

32)  13-16B    Vacating the north 4 feet of Q Street between
               North 18th Street and N. Antelope Valley Parkway;
               and the south 4 feet of R Street between North
               18th Street and N. Antelope Valley Parkway.
               (2/25/13 - Placed on Indefinite Pending)

33)  13-42     Amending Chapter 24.01 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code (Lincoln Fire Suppression
               Systems) to delete references to or actions
               required of the examining board and the
               Administrative Authority; and by amending
               Section 24.01.010 to replace the definition
               of "Administrative Authority" with the
               definition of "Building and Safety"; amending
               Section 24.01.040 to provide qualifications
               for a Fire Suppression Journeyman and Fire
               Suppression Contractor, and to provide that
               the Director shall determine the minimum
               qualifications for applicants for
               registration based on a point system and
               shall approve the form and content of any
               examination to be given to applicants;
               repealing Section 24.01.050, Examining Board, 
               Authority; adding a new section numbered
               24.01.065 to provide for the appeal of an
               issued or denied registration certificate;
               repealing Section 24.01.070, Examining Board,
               Meetings; amending Section 24.01.100 to
               change the process for suspending or revoking
               a certificate of registration; amending
               Section 24.01.110 to provide renewal of
               certificates of registration upon approval of
               the Director; amending Section 24.01.120 to
               provide any person registered as a contractor
               or journeyman who does not renew his
               certificate of registration for a period of
               60 days after the expiration of the same may
               be required to submit himself to an
               examination by the Director before such
               person can again be registered; amending
               Section 24.01.150 to increase registration
               and examination fees; amending Section
               24.01.180 to delete references to Fire and
               Rescue Department; amending Section 24.01.190
               to provide for a plan review fee; amending
               Section 24.01.200 to increase permit fees and
               inspection fees and to provide double fees
               where work for which a permit is required is
               started without a permit and to add
               provisions relating to permit expirations and
               refunds; amending Section 24.01.220 to
               require a double check backflow preventer of
               all sprinkler systems; and repealing Section
               24.01.330, Detector Meter. (3/18/13 - Placed on
               Indefinite Pending)


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. OPEN MICROPHONE
     SESSIONS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL ARE THE 8TH AND THE
     29TH BOTH MEETINGS BEGIN AT 5:30 P.M.


ADJOURNMENT   6:14 P.M.


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