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 ACTION FROM THE  REGULAR  CITY  COUNCIL  MEETING HELD
              MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015 AT 3:00 P.M.

                     ALL MEMBERS PRESENT         


               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-51    Approving a License Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln and Black Hills Energy for the company to
               occupy and use a parcel of property for a gas
               regulating station in Cooper Park at approximately
               South 6th and D Streets.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88802)
               Fact Sheet (81K)
               Attachment (697K)

 2)  15R-52    Approving a Contract Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln and Alamar Uniforms and Uniforms
               Manufacturing, Inc. for the Annual Supply for Work
               Clothing, pursuant to Bid No. 15-019 for a four year
               term.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88803)
               Fact Sheet (48K)
               Attachment (2906K)

 3)            Clerk's letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions
               and Ordinances passed by the City Council on March
               2, 2015.  (PLACED ON FILE)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 4)            REFERRED TO THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT:
               Change of Zone No.15005, from AGR
               Agricultural Residential District to R-1 Residential
               District, on property generally located at South
               84th Street and Van Dorn Street.
               Use Permit No. 15005, to allow approximately
               225,000 square feet of office floor area, with a
               waiver to setbacks, on property generally located at
               the southeast corner of South 84th and Van Dorn
               Streets.  The Planning Commission action if final,
               unless appealed to the City Council.
               Special Permit No. 14008A, an amendment to
               expand the community unit plan boundary to include
               additional parking, including a request to waive the
               front and side yard setback requirements on property
               generally located North 12th Street and Y Street.
               The Planning Commission action is final, unless
               appealed to the City Council.
               Change of Zone 15006, from P Public Use
               District to R-8 Residential District on property
               generally located at North12th Street and Y Street.
               Special Permit No. 872H, an amendment to the
               Firethorn Community Unit Plan to add approximately
               42 single-family lots and an outdoor recreation
               facility that includes the sale of alcohol for
               consumption on the premises, all located west of
               South 91st Street, with requests to waive block
               length, setbacks, curve radius, curb and gutter,
               roadway width, roadway cross section, sidewalks,
               street trees and ornamental lighting.
               Use Permit No. 107D, an amendment to the
               Firethorn Office Park to reconfigure the lot layout
               and slightly expand the area of the use permit, on
               property generally located at South 84th Street and
               Firethorn Lane. The Planning Commission action is
               final, unless appealed to the City Council.

 5)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE

                   - END CONSENT AGENDA -

PUBLIC HEARING - LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS - NONE


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

 6)  15R-46    Authorizing acceptance of the low bid to Bryne &
               Jones, which is in excess of 25% over the estimate
               for the 36th & Gladstone Paving District No.
               2631.  (3/2/15 - Public Hearing & Action cont'd 1
               week to 3/9/15)   (3/9/15 - Public Hearing &
               Action con'd 1 week to 3/16/15)(P. H. & ACTION CONT'D 1 WEEK 
               TO 3/23/15, 6-1; EMERY DISSENTING)

 7)  15R-48    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, 2015.  
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88804)
               Fact Sheet (10K)
               Attachment (75K)

               
 8)  15R-50    Approving an Advertising Agreement between the City
               of Lincoln Parks and Recreation City Golf Courses
               and Bench Craft Company which will provide revenue
               from advertisement at all five municipal golf
               courses and will provide score cards, benches, and
               other supplies and equipment for each course at no
               cost.  (P. H. & ACTION CONT'D 1 WEEK TO 3/23/15, 7-0) 
               Fact Sheet (65K)
               Attachment (466K)

 9)  15R-53    Approving an agreement between the City of Lincoln
               and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for a
               Recreational Trails Program Project Grant to fund
               construction of the Pioneers Park Trail - Phase III.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88805)
               Fact Sheet (49K)
               Attachment (328K)

10)  15R-49    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City
               of Lincoln and Lancaster County relating to the
               completion of various road grading, road paving,
               road maintenance, restoration, resurfacing, and
               rehabilitation projects involving sections of
               roadway located both inside City limits and County
               limits.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88806)
               Fact Sheet (57K)
               Attachment (294K)


PUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
  (ITEMS 11 & 12 HAD 2ND READING)

11)  15-36     Annexation 15001 - Amending the Lincoln
               Corporate Limits Map by annexing approximately
               22.5 acres of property generally located at
               North 94th Street and Adams Street.
               (Related Items: 15-36, 15-37) (3/2/15 -
               Public Hearing delayed to 3/16/15)
               Fact Sheet (1350K)
               Attachment (1473K)

12)  15-37     Change of Zone 05054B - Application of
               Starostka-Lewis, to amend the Prairie Village
               North Planned Unit Development to expand the
               area of the PUD, by changing the zoning from AG
               Agricultural District to R-3 Residential
               District PUD and for approval of amendments to
               the development plan to allow for an additional
               155 lots for residential dwelling units, on
               property generally located at North
               90th Street and Adams Street.
               (Related Items: 15-36, 15-37)  (3/2/15 -
               Public Hearing delayed to 3/16/15)
               Fact Sheet (2422K)
               Attachment (1714K)

                   - END PUBLIC HEARING -


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

       
13)  15-35     Amending the pay schedule for the employee
               group whose classifications are assigned to the
               pay range prefixed by the letter "A" to change
               the pay range of Utilities Safety & Training
               Specialist from A11 to A13.  (PASSED, 7-0; #20168)
               Fact Sheet (43K)

14)  15-40     Adopting the supplements to the Lincoln
               Municipal Code dated June 2014 and December
               2014 as part of the official Lincoln Municipal
               Code.  (PASSED, 7-0; #20169)
               Fact Sheet (10K)

15)  15-38     Change of Zone 05061B - Application of Nebraska
               Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association,
               to amend the development plan of the Southwest
               Village  Planned Unit Development, to adjust
               sign locations and height, on property
               generally located at Highway 77 and West Denton
               Road.  (PASSED, 7-0; #20170)
               Fact Sheet (9034K)
               Attachment (3318K)

16)  15-39     Text Amendment 15001 - Amending Chapters 27.02,
               27.06, and 27.63 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               relating to the zoning ordinance to allow a
               Commercial Solar Energy Conversion System as a
               special permitted use in the AG District and as
               a permitted use in the I-1, I-2, and I-3 zoning
               districts by amending Section 27.02.040 to
               provide a definition for "Commercial Solar
               Energy Conversion Table"; amending Section
               27.06.090 to add Commercial Solar Energy
               Conversion System to the Utilities Use Group
               Table; and adding a new Section numbered
               27.63.830 to set forth the conditions for
               permitting a Commercial Solar Energy Conversion
               System in the AG District; and repealing
               Sections 27.02.040 and 27.06.090 of the Lincoln
               Municipal Code in their entirety. (PASSED, 7-0; #20171)
               Fact Sheet (663K)
               Attachment (561K)


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

RESOLUTIONS - 1ST READING  (ITEMS 17 & 18 HAD 1ST READING)

17)  15R-54    Reappointing Tim Francis, James McKee, and Greg Munn
               to the Historic Preservation Commission for terms
               expiring April 15, 2018. (Consent)

18)  15R-55    Amending the FY 14/15 CIP to authorize and
               appropriate $374,000.00 in TIF funds for the Swanson
               Russell Redevelopment Project.


ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
    (ITEMS 19 THROUGH 23 HAD 1ST READING, SEE ITEM #22) 
   

19)  15-45     Approving the Lease Agreement between the City
               of Lincoln, Nebraska Golf and Turf, and
               Exchange Bank for the lease of 120 golf carts
               and five utility vehicles for use by the
               Lincoln Parks and Recreation Golf Division.
               Fact Sheet (33K)
               Attachment (1116K)

20)  15-42     Annexation 15002 - Amending the Lincoln
               Corporate Limits Map by annexing approximately
               10.27 acres of property generally located at
               Tallgrass Parkway and Aster Road. (Related
               Items: 15-42, 15-43)
               Fact Sheet (4789K)

21)  15-43     Change of Zone 05085B - Amending the Fallbrook
               Planned Unit Development by expanding the
               boundary of the PUD by approximately 10.27
               acres; approving a change of zone on said 10.27
               acres from AG Agricultural District to R-3
               Residential District; designating said 10.27                   
               acres as a Planned Unit Development District;
               and approving an amended development plan which
               proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance
               and Land Subdivision Ordinance to allow a townhouse 
               development east of Tallgrass Parkway consisting 
               of 36 dwelling units, on property generally located 
               at Tallgrass Parkway and Aster Road. (Related 
               Items: 15-42, 15-43)
               Fact Sheet (4331K)

22)  15-41     Amending Title 4 of the Lincoln Municipal Code
               relating to Boards and Commissions to create a
               new Chapter 4.70 entitled "City Performance
               Audit Committee" to establish a performance
               auditing committee directly answerable to the
               City Council, in order to do independent assessments 
               of the performance of City government organizations, 
               programs, activities,and functions; in order to improve public
               accountability; and to facilitate decision
               making by parties with responsibility to
               initiate corrective action.
               (INTRODUCTION DELAYED ONE WEEK TO  3/23/15, 7-0)
               Fact Sheet (72K)

23)  15-44     Approving the transfer of unspent and
               unencumbered appropriations and cash (if any)
               between certain capital improvement projects
               within the Street Construction Fund for the
               Public Works & Utilities Department.
               Fact Sheet (77K)


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN - NONE


PENDING LIST

24)  15-21     Creating Sanitary Sewer District No. 1189 for
               the purpose of constructing an 8-inch diameter
               sanitary sewer in Winthrop Road approximately
               300 feet south of Van Dorn Street and assessing
               the costs thereof against the benefitted
               property. (2/9/15 - Placed on Pending)(WITHDRAWN, 7-0; #38-4659)
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (1487K)


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 MARCH, OPEN MICROPHONE
     SESSIONS WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 9TH &  23RD.


ADJOURNMENT	4:39 P.M.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     Hearing date of Monday March 23, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. on the
     Application of Parker's Smokehouse LLC dba Parker's Smokehouse
     for an addition of a walk-in cooler 8' x 18' located at 8341 O
     Street.

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