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      ACTION FROM  THE  REGULAR  CITY  COUNCIL MEETING HELD
               MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015 AT 3:00 P.M.

           IN HONOR OF PRESIDENTS' DAY, THERE WILL BE
           NO CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

                             ALL PRESENT    

                  MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
           FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014 WAS PRESENTED TO 
            DAVID W. WIGGINS, JR., LINCOLN POLICE OFFICER 
       FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT/TECHNICAL INVESTIGATIONS
      DIVISION OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE CATEGORIES OF 
              CUSTOMER RELATIONS AND PRODUCTIVITY         

                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)  15R-18    Reappointing Christie Dionisopoulos to the Nebraska
               Capitol Environs Commission for a term expiring January
               9, 2018.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88747)

 2)  15R-19    Reappointing Tom Huston and JoAnne Kissel to the Urban
               Design Committee for  terms expiring February 1, 2018.  
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88748)

 3)  15R-20    Reappointing Jonathan Rehm to the Human Rights
               Commission for a term expiring December 31, 2017.  
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88749)

 4)  15R-21    Approving a Contract Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln, Lancaster County, and All Roads Barricades,
               Inc. for the annual requirements for Emergency Incident
               Management Rental Device Services, pursuant to Bid No.
               14-179, for a four year term.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88750)
               Fact Sheet (77K)
               Attachment (1516K)

 5)  15R-28    Approving a Contract between the City of Lincoln and
               Elite Professionals Home Care Company for the annual
               requirements for In-Home Services for the Elderly,
               pursuant to Bid No. 14-261, for a three year term with
               the option to renew for one additional two year term. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88751)
               Fact Sheet (80K)
               Attachment (6068K)

 6)            Request of Public Works to set the Hearing Date of
               Monday, February 23, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. & place on the
               formal City Council Agenda the following:

               15-21          Provide authority to create & order
                              constructed Sanitary Sewer District in
                              Winthrop Rd. approx. 300 ft. south of
                              Van Dorn St. & assessing the costs
                              thereof against the benefitted
                              properties.

               15-22          Provide authority to create a Sidewalk
                              Dist. in 6844 Laurent Cir.
               (APPROVED, 7-0)
            
 7)            Resolution approving the distribution of funds
               representing interest earnings on short-term
               investments of Idle Funds during the month ended
               December 31, 2014.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88752) 

 8)            Report from City Treasurer of monthly City Cash report
               for the month of December 31, 2014.   (PLACED ON FILE)

 9)            Report of Lincoln Water & Wastewater Systems Fiscal
               Year 2013-14 Audits.  (PLACED ON FILE)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
               
 10)           REFERRED TO THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT:
               Special Permit 15002, for authority to construct
               a wireless facility (a monopole approximately 129 feet
               in height), on property legally described as Lot 154,
               I.T., located in the NE1/4 of Section 33-10-6, Lincoln,
               Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at West A
               Street and Coddington Avenue (1550 S. Coddington
               Avenue). The Planning Commission action is final,
               unless appealed to the City Council.
               Special Permit 15003 for the expansion of a
               nonconforming use to expand the area for authority to
               sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the
               premises to include an outdoor beer garden, on property
               legally described as Lot 2, Cameron Addition, located
               in the NW1/4 of Section 12-9-6, Lincoln, Lancaster
               County, Nebraska, generally located at South 14th
               Street and Centerpark Road (1501 Centerpark Road). The
               Planning Commission action is final, unless appealed to
               the City Council.
               Use Permit 117D, for authority to sell alcoholic
               beverages for consumption on the premises in
               conjunction with a restaurant, on property legally
               described as Lot 1, Horizon Business Center 3rd
               Addition, located in the NE1/4 of Section 23-9-6,
               Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located
               at South 14th Street and Garrett Lane (7300 South 13th
               Street). The Planning Commission action is final,
               unless appealed to the City Council.

 11) MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE

                     - END CONSENT AGENDA -


PUBLIC HEARING - LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 12)           Application of Kuq & Zi LLC dba Florio's Italian
               Restaurant & Grill for a Class I liquor license at 7300
               South 13th Street.   (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-88753)

 13)           Manager application of Florim Ramadani for Kuq & Zi LLC
               dba Florio's Italian Restaurant & Grill at 7300 South
               13th Street.   (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-88754) 

 14)           Application of Hy-Vee Inc dba Hy-Vee Food Store to
               delete an area measuring approximately 159 feet by 56
               feet in the southwest corner of its Class C liquor
               license at 5020 North 27th Street for a new description
               as one story building approximately 246 feet by 371
               feet.   (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-88755)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 15) 15R-32    Accepting the report of new and pending claims against
               the City and approving disposition of claims set forth
               for the period of January 1-15, 2015.  
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88756)
               Fact Sheet (10K)
               Attachment (27K)

 16) 15R-15    Approving an amendment to the 2014-2020 Capital
               Improvement Program (CIP) to move projects into the
               first year of the CIP and to change the funding source
               to local option sales tax for public safety for project
               0765 Radio System Upgrade, projects 0240 and 0348 for
               the co-location of Fire Station 12 with an LPD
               precinct, project 0172 New Fire Station 15, project
               0204 Fire Station 10 relocation, and project 0662 New
               Fire Station 16. (Related Items: 15R-15, 15R-30,
               15R-31)  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88757)
               Fact Sheet (100K)

 17) 15R-30    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln and Lancaster County relating to the joint
               planning and financing of a replacement emergency
               communications system. (Related Items: 15R-15, 15R-
               30, 15R-31)  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88758)
               Fact Sheet (52K)
               Attachment (100K)

 18) 15R-31    Directing submittal to the qualified electors of the
               City of a proposed ballot question for the April 7,
               2015 primary election to increase the local sales tax
               rate by 1/4% for a three year period to be used for the
               City's public safety communications system including
               911 public safety radio communications system equipment
               and infrastructure, replacements, and upgrades; a joint
               police/fire and rescue station; and three fire and
               rescue stations. (Related Items: 15R-15, 15R-30,
               15R-31)  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88759)
               Fact Sheet (10K)
                         
 19) 15R-23    Authorizing the Mayor to execute a multi-year contract
               with funding appropriations coming from more than one
               fiscal year CIP for the N.W. 48th Street from W. Vine
               Street to W. Adams Street Roadway Improvement Project
               No. 701452.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88760)
               Fact Sheet (26K)
               Attachment (2371K)

 20) 15R-24    Special Permit 1999B - Application of S&B Lincoln
               Apartments 1, LLC to increase the height of the
               apartment complex sign from 6 feet to 7.5 feet at
               property generally located at S. 33rd Street and
               Wilderness Hills Boulevard.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88761)
               Fact Sheet (6133K)

 21) 15R-29    Amending an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between
               the City of Lincoln and the governing boards of Public
               Safety Answering Points in the counties of Cass,
               Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha,
               Otoe, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline, Seward, Thayer and
               York to accept the Southeast Region 911 Emergency
               Communications Study Agreement Addendum.  
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88762)
               Fact Sheet (58K)
               Attachment (210K)

 22) 15R-26    Comp. Plan Conformance 14025 - Approving an amendment
               to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan to add the
               Swanson Russell Redevelopment Project for the
               redevelopment of property generally located at 1202 P
               Street.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88763)
               Fact Sheet (5880K)
               Attachment (1546K)


PUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED
RESOLUTIONS (as required) (ITEMS 23 THRU 31 HAD 2ND READING,
SEE ITEMS 25, 26 & 27)

 23) 15-20     Repealing Ordinance No. 19940 creating Paving
               District No. 2633, in N.W. Nance Street from N.W.
               8th to N.W. 9th Streets, due to the lack of a
               petition signed by a majority of affected property
               owners.
               Fact Sheet (26K)

 24) 15-23     Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed
               $375,000,000 City of Lincoln, Nebraska Lincoln
               Electric System Revenue and Refunding bonds.
               Fact Sheet (52K)

 25) 15-18     Text Amendment 14021 - Amending Section 27.72.080
               of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to
               exceptions to front yard requirements to provide
               for a reduced commercial front yard setback in the
               O-1 Office District and the B-3 Commercial
               District where there is an abutting residential
               district along the same block face. 
               (CON'T P.H. ONE WEEK TO 2/09/15; 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (2718K)

 26) 15R-25    Approving a Development and Conditional Zoning
               Agreement between the City of Lincoln and Ironwood
               Properties, LLC, and Steffen Construction Specialists,
               Inc. to restrict use of the property under the proposed
               Change of Zone No. 14029 on property generally located
               at the northeast corner of South 48th Street and
               Pioneers Boulevard. (Related Items: 15R-25, 15-16) 
               (Action Date: 2/9/15)
               (CON'T P.H. ONE WEEK TO 2/09/15; 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (55K)
               Attachment (12K)

 27) 15-16     Change of Zone 14029 - Application of Ironwood
               Properties and Steffen Construction Specialists,
               Inc. for a change of zone from O-2 Suburban Offi
               District to B-3 Commercial District on property
               generally located at S. 48th Street and Pioneers
               Boulevard. (Related Items: 15R-25, 15-16)
               (CON'T P.H. ONE WEEK TO 2/09/15; 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (11846K)

 28) 15-17     Change of Zone 14033 - Application of Casey's
               Retail Company, Keith Sachewsky, and James
               Peterson for a change of zone from R-4 Residential
               and O-2 Suburban Office to B-3 Commercial District
               on property generally located northwest of the
               intersection of South 48th Street and Meredeth
               Street.
               Fact Sheet (8985K)

 29) 15R-22    Approving the O Street and North 84th Street Agreement
               between the Nebraska Department of Roads, the City of
               Lincoln, Cornhusker Bank, and Brehm Enterprises, Inc.
               relating to Cornhusker Bank's construction of street
               improvements associated with Cornhusker Bank's
               development on the northwest corner of the intersection
               at 84th and O Streets and providing for the City to
               reimburse Cornhusker Bank for its cost to construct a
               southbound right turn lane on 84th Street with impact
               fees. (Related Items 15R-22, 15R-27, 15-19)  (Action
               Date: 2/9/15) 
               Fact Sheet (55K)
               Attachment (1265K)

30) 15R-27     Use Permit 13011A - Application of Brehm Enterprises,
               Inc. to amend the Russwood Park Use Permit to increase
               the floor area, to exceed the maximum height, and
               modify the parking requirements in the B-2 Planned
               Neighborhood Business District on property generally
               located at N. 84th Street and O Street.  (Related
               Items: 15R-22, 15R-27, 15-19)  (Action Date:
               2/9/15)
               Fact Sheet (7895K)

 31) 15-19     Vacation 14013 - Vacating approximately 0.03 acres
               of Russwood Parkway right-of-way adjacent to
               Outlot A, Russwood Park 4th Addition, Lincoln,
               Lancaster County, Nebraska. (Related Items
               15R-22, 15R-27, 15-19)
               Fact Sheet (4962K)

                     - END PUBLIC HEARING -


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

 32) 15-14     Approving a Real Estate Sales Agreement between
               the City of Lincoln and Fortunato Sanchez
               authorizing the sale of City owned surplus
               property generally located at 344 N. 27th Street.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #20149)
               Fact Sheet (13K)
               Attachment (759K)

 33) 15-15     Approving a Real Estate Sales Agreement between
               the City of Lincoln and Nguyen Nguyen and Tan Lam
               authorizing the sale of City owned surplus
               property generally located at 1739 N. 28th Street.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #20150)
               Fact Sheet (109K)
               Attachment (1392K)

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


RESOLUTIONS - 1ST READING - NONE

ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as
required)(ITEMS 34 THRU 36 HAD 1ST READING)

 34) 15-24      Comp. Plan Conformance 14027 - Declaring
                approximately 2,690 square feet of property
                generally located at North 12th Street and
                Charleston Street as surplus property.
                Fact Sheet (3379K)

 35) 15-26      Approving the License Agreement between the City
                of Lincoln and Omaha Public Power District for the
                installation of a fiber optic line on City owned
                property in Ashland, Nebraska.
                Fact Sheet (87K)
                Attachment (213K)

 36) 15-25      Change of Zone 14035 - Application of Darlene
                Harrison for a change of zone from R-2 Residential
                District to R-3 Residential District on property
                generally located at the northwest corner of South
                40th Street and Pioneers Boulevard.          
                Fact Sheet (6216K)

PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN - NONE


PENDING LIST   (EXTENDED ONE WEEK, SEE ITEM 39)
               
 37) 14-15     Change of Zone No. 13029 - Application of US
               Properties for a change of zone from AGR
               Agricultural Residential District to H-3 Highway
               Commercial District on property generally located
               at Eiger Drive and Nebraska Highway 2. 
               (Related Items: 14-15, 14R-48)  (2/10/14 - Placed
               on Pending, No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (2M)

 38) 14R-48    Special Permit No. 13060 - Application of Silver Office
               - Oakview LLC to allow a campground for 13 camp sites
               on property generally located at Eiger Drive and
               Nebraska Highway 2. (Related Items: 14-15, 14R-48) 
               (2/10/14 - Placed on Pending, No Date Certain)
               Fact Sheet (2M)

 39) 14-75     Approving a Lease Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln and Lobo's City Mex, Inc. for the lease of
               property generally located at 344 N. 27th St. for
               a two year term. (6/30/14 - Held over 2 weeks
               to 7/14/14 due to lack of required majority vote;
               Assenting: Emery, Eskridge, Fellers; Dissenting:
               Camp, Christensen; Absent: Cook, Gaylor Baird) 
               (7/14/14 - Action Delayed 1 Week to 7/21/14)
               (7/21/14 - Placed on Pending, No Date Certain) (If
               Bill No. 15-14 Passes, Bill No. 14-75 Will Be
               Withdrawn)(WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4656)  
               Fact Sheet (115K)
               Attachment (866K)


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.  INDIVIDUALS ARE ALLOWED A TOTAL
     OF 5 MINUTES TO SPEAK REGARDLESS OF THE NUMBER OF TOPICS. FOR
     THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, OPEN MICROPHONE SESSIONS WILL BE
     HELD ON FEBRUARY 9TH> &  23RD.


ADJOURNMENT  5:28 P.M.

UPCOMING HEARINGS

     Hearing date of Monday, February 9, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. for the
     Application of Dao & Nguyen Properties LLC dba South Fast Break
     for a Class D Liquor License located at 1648 South Street.

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