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       ACTION FROM THE  REGULAR  CITY  COUNCIL  MEETING HELD
                MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2015 AT 3:00 P.M.

                        ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

                  MAYOR'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
           FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 2015 WAS PRESENTED TO
     JOEL WITTROCK, ASSISTANT CITY TREASURER, FINANCE DEPARTMENT
                        IN THE CATEGORIES OF    
        CUSTOMER RELATIONS, LOSS PREVENTION 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-63    Approving a Contract Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln and US Lawns for mowing Lincoln Water System
               property in Ashland, pursuant to Quote No. 5045, for a
               four year term.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88831)
               Fact Sheet (75K)
               Attachment (1782K)

 2)  15R-64    Approving a Contract Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln and US Lawns for mowing at Fire Station 14,
               pursuant to Quote No. 5057, for a four year term. 
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88832)
               Fact Sheet (68K)
               Attachment (5118K)

 3)            Setting the Board of Equalization Hearing Date of Monday 
               April 27, 2015 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, the Havelock Maintenance
               Improvement District and the College View Maintenance
               Improvement District.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88833)

 4)            Resolution approving the City of Lincoln's Investment
               Activity Report from the City Treasurer for the second
               quarter, Fiscal Year 2014-2015. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88834)

 5)            Resolution approving the distribution of funds
               representing interest earnings on short-term
               investments of Idle Funds during the month ended
               February 28, 2015. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88835)

 6)            2014 City Law Department Annual Report, April 2015.  
               (PLACED ON FILE)

 7)            City of Lincoln Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,
               Fiscal Year Ended August 31, 2014. (PLACED ON FILE) 

 8)            Report from the City Treasurer of the Monthly City Cash
               Report for the Month of February 28, 2015. (PLACED ON FILE)            
 9)            
               Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolutions and
               Ordinances passed by City Council on March 23, 2015. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

10)            PLACED ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK:
               Administrative Amendment No. 15009 to
               Preliminary Plat #01008, I-80 Business Park, approved
               by the Acting Planning Director on March 24, 2015,
               requested by REGA Engineering, to reduce the landscape
               easement along I-80 from 20 feet to 15 feet and revise
               the landscape plan, on property generally located at NW
               27th Street and W. O Street.
               Administrative Amendment No. 15015 to Special
               Permit #1527A, Pelican Bay CUP, approved by the Acting
               Planning Director on March 25, 2015, requested by
               Richard Robinson, to reduce the rear yard setback from
               30 feet to 20 feet on Lot 20, on property generally
               located at Pelican Bay Place and N. Lakeshore Drive.

11)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 20, 2015 for
               the Manager Application of David Hotovy for Wadsworth
               Old Chicago Inc. dba Old Chicago located at 2918 Pine
               Lake Rd., Unit J.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88836)

12)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 20, 2015 for
               the Application of Nebraska Entertainment Inc. dba East
               Park Cinema for a Class I Liquor License located at 220
               N 66th St.  (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88837)  

13)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, April 20, 2015 for
               the Application of WBC Enterprises LLC. dba Night Owl
               Pub located at 3233 ½ S. 13th St. to expand their
               outdoor area from 20' x  32' to 20' x 51'.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88838)

14)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE

                     - END CONSENT AGENDA -


PUBLIC HEARING - LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

15)            Application of Brewsky's Food & Spirits Haymarket, Inc.
               dba Brewsky's Food & Spirits for the addition of a
               catering license to their Class I liquor license at 201
               North 8th Street.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-88839)

16)            Application of Fat Ferg's BBQ Barn, LLC dba Fat Ferg's
               BBQ Barn for a Class I liquor license at 736 West
               Cornhusker Highway.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-88840)

17)            Manager application of Jeffrey S. Vergith for Fat
               Ferg's BBQ Barn,  LLC dba Fat Ferg's BBQ Barn at 736
               West Cornhusker Highway.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-88841)

18)            Application of Blue Blood Brewing Company, Inc. dba
               Blue Blood Brewing for a designated license to cover 
               an outdoor area measuring approximately 70 feet by 90 feet 
               at 500 West South Street, Suite 8 on April 10, 2015 from 
               4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-88842)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

19)  15R-62    Approving the renewal of an interlocal Agreement
               between the City of Lincoln and the Board of Regents of
               the University of Nebraska to provide, maintain, and
               update online food handler training program. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88843)
               Fact Sheet (56K)
               Attachment (419K)


PUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)
(ITEMS 20 THRU 29 HAD 2ND READING, SEE ITEMS #27 & #28)

20)  15-50     Accepting and approving an Amendment to the Lease
               Agreement between the City of Lincoln, on behalf
               of the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department
               and Enterprise Company, Inc to lease additional
               space at the current 27th and Cornhusker
               Highway WIC Clinic and extend the term of the
               lease agreement until October 31, 2018.
               Fact Sheet (54K)
               Attachment (125K)

21)  15-54     Approving a contract between the City of Lincoln
               and Lincoln Haymarket Development Corporation to
               conduct 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 2,
               2015 through October 10, 2015; Q Street from 7th
               to Canopy Streets and Canopy Street from P to Q
               Streets from May 2, 2015 through October 10, 2015;
               and on 8th Street from P to Q Streets from May 2,
               2015 through August 29, 2015.
               Fact Sheet (57K)
               Attachment (8170K)

22)  15-47     Comp. Plan Conformance 15003 - Declaring
               approximately 6,668 square feet of property
               generally located at North 12th Street and Y
               Street as surplus property.  (Related Items:
               15-47, 15-48, 15-49)
               Fact Sheet (936K)
               Attachment (1430K)

23)  15-48     Change of Zone 15006 - Application of 1100 Y, LLC
               for a change of zone from P Public Use District to
               R-8 Residential District on property generally
               located at North 12th Street and Y Street.
               (Related Items: 15-47, 15-48, 15-49)
               Fact Sheet (1152K)
               Attachment (1417K)

24)  15-49     Approving a Real Estate Sales Agreement between
               the City of Lincoln and 1100 Y, LLC authorizing
               the sale of City owned surplus property generally
               located on the east side of North 12th Street
               between Y and Charleston Streets. (Related
               Items: 15-47, 15-48, 15-49)
               Fact Sheet (64K)
               Attachment (184K)

25)  15-51     Annexation 15003 - Amending the Lincoln Corporate
               Limits Map by annexing approximately 59.72 acres
               of property generally located at South 84th Street
               and Van Dorn Street. (Related Items: 15-51, 15-
               52, 15R-65, 15R-66)
               Fact Sheet (5050K)
               Attachment (3336K)

26)  15-52     Change of Zone 15005 - Application of FT
               Development II, Inc. for a change of zone from AGR
               Agricultural Residential to R-1 Residential, from
               AGR Agricultural Residential to O-3 Office Park,
               and from O-3 Office Park to R-1 Residential on
               property generally located at South 84th Street
               and Van Dorn Street.  (Related Items: 15-51, 15-52, 
               15R-65, 15R-66)               
               Fact Sheet (7228K)
               Attachment (3058K)

27)  15R-65    Use Permit 15005 - Application of FT Development II,
               Inc. for a use permit to allow an office park having
               approximately 225,000 sq. ft. of office floor area that
               ould alternately be developed as a 150-unit apartment
               complex, with a waiver to setbacks, on property
               generally located at South 84th and Van Dorn Streets.  
               (Related Items: 15-51, 15-52, 15R-65, 15R-66)
               (ACTION DATE: 4/13/15) 
               Fact Sheet (3697K)
               Attachment (1919K)

28)  15R-66    Approving an amendment to the Annexation Agreement
               between the City of Lincoln and FT Development II, Inc.
               regarding cost responsibilities for municipal services
               associated with the annexation, maintenance
               responsibilities, and other appropriate matters related
               to the development of land within the previously
               approved Firethorn CUP on property generally located at
               Van Dorn Street from 84th Street to 91st Street.
               (Related Items: 15-51, 15-52, 15R-65, 15R-66)
               (ACTION DATE: 4/13/15)
               Fact Sheet (79K)
               Attachment (2792K)

29)  15-53     Amending Chapter 4.66 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code to redesignate the "City Audit Advisory
               Board" as the "City Performance Audit Committee"
               by revising and deleting current definitions;
               establishing said Committee and its membership;
               providing for the members' term of service and
               conditions for removal from office; defining the
               duties and powers of the Committee; providing that
               the Committee meet regularly on at least a
               quarterly basis; and replacing references to
               Board' with  Committee'.
               Fact Sheet (32K)

                     - END PUBLIC HEARING -


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

30)  15-46      Amending Chapter 2.04 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to the City Council by amending
               Section 2.04.010 to revise, delete and add to the
               Rules of the Council pertaining to the
               Organization of the Council, the Duties of the
               Chair of the Council, and the Rules of Council
               Decorum, Debate, and Procedure, to set forth and
               clarify the current practices of the City Council;
               deleting Section 2.04.020 relating to Public
               Hearings in order to reorganize the provisions of
               said section into new sections 2.04.025, Meetings,
               Closed Sessions, and new section 2.04.040, Audible
               Devices Prohibited; and amending Section 2.04.03
               to clarify the number of votes required for final
               action on a bill or motion.
               (AMENDED, 7-0; PASSED AS AMENDED, 7-0; #20178)
               Fact Sheet (73K)


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

RESOLUTIONS - 1st READING - (ITEMS 31 THRU 34 HAD 1ST READING)

31)  15R-67     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, 2015.
               Fact Sheet (10K)
               Attachment (72K)

32)  15R-68     Approving a Professional Service Agreement between the
               City of Lincoln and the State of Nebraska Department of
               Roads to provide construction engineering services for
               the South 56th Street, Shadow Pines to Old
               Cheney Road project.  City Project No. 701923. State
               Project No. LCLC-5241(5), CN 13141.
               Fact Sheet (87K)
               Attachment (3653K)

33)  15R-69     Approving the City of Lincoln Redevelopment Agreement
               (Collegiate Housing Redevelopment Subproject) between
               the City of Lincoln and NE-UNL Holdings, LLC relating
               to the redevelopment of property on private property
               generally located on the west half of Block 70, bounded
               by South 8th and South 9th Streets, M
               to N Streets, and the adjacent rights of way in
               downtown Lincoln. (Related Items: 15R-69, 15R-70)
               Fact Sheet (84K)
               Attachment (3804K)

34)  15R-70     Amending the FY 2014/15 CIP to authorize and
               appropriate $2,600,000.00 in TIF funds for the
               Collegiate Housing Redevelopment Subproject.
               (Related Items: 15R-69, 15R-70)
               Fact Sheet (85K)


ORDINANCES - 1st READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (as required)- NONE


PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN - NONE


PENDING LIST - NONE


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 APRIL, OPEN MICROPHONE SESSIONS WILL BE HELD ON
     APRIL 13TH & 27TH.


ADJOURNMENT	4:05 P.M.


UPCOMING LIQUOR HEARINGS

     Hearing date of Monday April 13, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. for the
     Application of Smokem Dano Inc. dba Hickory Road BBQ & Catering
     Co. for a Class I liquor license located at 5555 S. 48th Street.

     Hearing date of Monday April 13, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. for the
     Application of Jarhead Lincoln Inc. dba Texas T-Bone for a Class
     C liquor license located at 200 N. 70th Street.

     Hearing date of Monday April 13, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. for the
     Application of Steve O's Lounge LLC dba Steve O's Lounge for a
     Class C liquor license located at 110 W. Fletcher Street.

     Hearing date of Monday April 13, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. for the
     Application of Lincoln Falafel LLC dba Amsterdam Falafel & Kabob
     for a Class I liquor license located at 808 R St., Suite 201.

     Hearing date of Monday April 13, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. for the
     Application of Scholl Reece LLC dba Born in a Barn for a Class I
     liquor license located at 815 O St., Suite 2.

     Hearing date of Monday April 13, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. for the
     Application of The Bar at the Yard LLC dba Longwell's for an
     upgrade from a Class I liquor license to a Class C liquor license
     located at 350 Canopy Street, Suite 100.

     Hearing date of Monday April 20, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. for the
     Application of Serrano Brothers, LLC dba Leaf and Hops for a
     Class C liquor license located at 1332 P Street.

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