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       ACTION FROM THE  REGULAR  CITY  COUNCIL  MEETING HELD
                 MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015 AT 3:00 P.M.

                       ALL MEMBERS PRESENT

        MAYOR'S ANNUAL AWARD  OF  EXCELLENCE  FOR  2014
WAS PRESENTED TO INVESTIGATOR ROBERT NORTON, LINCOLN POLICE DEPT., IN 
THE CATEGORY OF CUSTOMER SERVICE; HONORABLE MENTION WAS PRESENTED TO 
CHAD DALTON, INFORMATION SERVICES, FINANCE DEPT., IN THE CATEGORY OF 
                          CUSTOMER SERVICE


                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)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolution and
               Ordinances passed by City Council on April 27, 2015. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

 2)            Resolution approving the distribution of funds representing
               interest earnings on short-term investments of Idle Funds
               during the month ended March 31, 2015. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88923)

PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 3)            Setting the hearing date of Mon., May 18, 2015 at 3:00
               p.m. on the Application of Glacial Till Vineyard &
               Winery, LLC dba Glacial Till Vineyard & Winery for a
               special designated license to cover an outdoor area
               measuring approximately 10 feet by 10 feet at 5500 Old
               Cheney Road on June 7, 14, 21, & 28, July 5, 12, 19, &
               26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, Sept. 6, 13, 20 & 27,
               Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 26, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
               (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88924) 

 4)            REFERRED TO PLANNING DEPT.:
               Pre-Existing Special Permit No. 32B, to allow an
               expanded licensed premises for the sale of alcohol for
               consumption on the premises, for an approximate 330
               square foot expansion of an outdoor beer garden, on
               property generally located at 2801 NW 48th Street.
               Special Permit No. 15025, to construct a broadcast
               tower on property legally described as all of Lot 1, 
               Block 1, Briarhurst West 5th Addition, except 400 
               square feet in the NE corner and 95.72 square feet
               in the SE corner for the street, generally located at
               3825 Wildbriar Lane.
               Text Amendment No. 15006 amending Section 27.51.030
               and 27.64.010 (h) of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating
               to the I-3 Employment Center District to allow the City
               Council to waive specific use regulations set forth in 
               Section 27.51.030; and repealing Section 27.51.030 and
               27.64.010 (h) of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto
               existing.
               Use Permit No.117E, to remove the maximum floor area
               limitation and landuse table from the Use Permit Site Plan,
               on property generally located west of South 14th Street and 
               Garret Lane, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska.

 5)            PLACED ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK:
               Administrative Amendment No. 15028 to Special Permit #06001B,
               Grand Terrace CUP, approved by the Acting Planning Director
               on April 28, 2015, requested by Design Associates, to amend 
               the site plan to increase the number of apartment units from 
               200 to 206, and to revise notes accordingly, on property 
               generally located at S. 84th Street and Highway 2.

 6)  MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE

                     - END CONSENT AGENDA -


PUBLIC HEARING - LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

 7)            Application of Janelli Sanchez Vargas dba Cielito Lindo
               for the addition of a catering license to their Class I
               liquor license at 100 North 1st Street, Suite 1.(4/27/15
               - Public Hearing & Action cont'd 1 week to 5/4/15)(5/4/15 - 
               Public Hearing & Action cont'd 1 week to 5/11/15)
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-88925)

 8)            Application of Rhinodynamics, Inc. dba Duffy's Tavern
               for a special designated license to cover an outdoor
               area measuring approximately 54 feet by 70 feet at 1412
               O Street on May 16, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-88926)

 9)            Application of MSKDJ, Inc. dba SchillingBridge Cork &
               Tap House for a special designated license to cover an
               outdoor area measuring approximately 160 feet by 160
               feet at 575 Fallbrook Boulevard, Suite 109 on June 27,
               2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
               (PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION CON'T 1 WEEK TO 5/18/15, 7-0)

10)            Application of Blue Blood Brewing Company, Inc. dba
               Blue Blood Brewing Company for a special designated
               license to cover an outdoor area measuring approximately
               168 feet by 120 feet at 600 West E Street on May 16, 2015
               from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 7-0; A-88927)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

11)  15R-89    Approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City of
               Lincoln and Lancaster County on behalf of Lancaster
               County Corrections Community Service Program to conduct
               roadside litter pickup along county roads by inmates
               and to provide supervision of the inmates for a term of
               May 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. (ADOPTED, 7-0; A-88928)                                
               Fact Sheet (65K)
               Attachment (361K)                                 

12)  15R-90    Accepting the report of new and pending claims against
               the City and approving disposition of claims set forth
               for the period of April 16-30, 2015.
               (MTA #1 ADOPTED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-88931) 
               Fact Sheet (30K)
               Attachment (73K)


PUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS
(ITEMS 13 THROUGH 15 HAD 2ND READING)

13)  15-67     Repealing Ordinance No. 20160 creating Sidewalk
               District No. 97, being 6844 Laurent Circle, as the
               sidewalk was built by owner. 
               Fact Sheet (48K)
               
14)  15-61     Amending Section 3.16.010 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code to increase the local option sales tax rate
               by 1/4 percent from 1.5% to 1.75% for three years
               to pay for a new radio system and the construction
               of three new fire stations and one joint
               police/fire station.
               Fact Sheet (102K)

15)  15-68     Approving a Real Estate Sales Agreement between
               the City of Lincoln and NEBCO, Inc. authorizing
               the sale of City owned surplus property generally
               located in the Lincoln Water System Well Fields in
               Saunders County.
               Fact Sheet (93K)
               Attachment (102K)

                     - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS

16)  15-62     Change of Zone 15011 - Application of Troncone Family 
               Trust for a change of zone from AG Agricultural District
               to AGR Agricultural Residential District on property
               generally located at 9400 South 56th Street. 
               (PASSED, 7-0; #20193)
               Fact Sheet (1898K)
               Attachment (1558K)

17)  15-63     Text Amendment 15003 - Amending Section 27.63.090
               of the Lincoln Municipal Code to provide that the
               number of members residing in a dwelling for members 
               of a religious order may be increased up to 100% 
               when the dwelling is located within 600 feet from 
               the boundary of a school, church, or early childhood
               care facility served by the members and amending 
               Table 27.72.010(c) "Exceptions to the Minimum Lot
               Requirements in the AG and AGR Districts" in Section
               27.72.010(c) of the Lincoln Municipal Code to allow 
               a dwelling for members of a religious order in the AG
               district on a lot having a minimum area of five acres.
               (PASSED, 7-0; #20194) 
               Fact Sheet (754K)
               Attachment (446K)

18)  15-64     Vacation 15004 - Vacating approximately 0.34 acres
               of M Street right-of-way along the south side of
               "M" Street from a point 15 feet west of the east
               right-of-way line of 7th Street to the west right-of
               -way line of 8th Street, and a portion of L Street
               right-of-way along the north side of "L" Street from
               a point 15 feet west of the east right-of-way line 
               of 7th Street to the west right-of-way line of 8th
               Street.  (Related Items: 15-64, 15R-84, 15R-85)
               (PASSED, 7-0; #20195)
               Fact Sheet (3872K)
               Attachment (2708K)

19)  15R-84    Approving a Permanent Subsurface Underground Geothermal
               and Permanent Above Ground Access Easement Agreement
               between the City of Lincoln and The Dairy House, LLC
               granting The Dairy House an easement to install, operate, 
               inspect, maintain, repair, and replace geothermal wells
               beneath a portion of the 8th Street and "M" Street public
               right of ways; and granting The Dairy House an easement
               to configure,stripe, mark, and use portions of the surface
               of said right-of-ways for parking and access across the 
               easement areas to perform such work, on property generally
               located between "M" Street and "L" Street and 7th Street 
               and 8th Street. (Related Items: 15-64, 15R-84, 15R-85)
               (ACTION DATE: 5/11/15)  (ADOPTED, 7-0: A-88929)
               Fact Sheet (11K)
               Attachment (864K)

20)  15R-85    Approving a Maintenance and Repair and Public Access
               Easement Agreement between The Dairy House, LLC and the
               City of Lincoln, granting the City a maintenance and
               repair easement over a portion of vacated M Street and
               L Street, to maintain and repair the abutting non-vacated
               M and L Street and granting the City a public access 
               easement to use the sidewalks located on vacated M Street
               and L Street or Grantor's Property for pedestrian access,
               on property generally located between "M" Street and "L" 
               Street and 7th Street and 8th Street. (Related Items:
               15-64, 15R-84, 15R-85)(ACTION DATE: 5/11/15)
               (MTA #1 ADOPTED, 7-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 7-0; A-88930)
               Fact Sheet (11K)
               Attachment (6115K)


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


RESOLUTIONS - 1ST READING - (ITEMS 21 THROUGH 24 HAD 1ST READING)

21)  15R-91    Special Permit 168B - Application of McMaster Enterprises, 
               Inc. to amend the existing special permit for a parking lot
               in a residential district, to allow for the expansion of a
               paved parking lot, and to adjust the front yard setback, on 
               property generally located at South 13th Street and H Street.
               Fact Sheet (2376K)

22)  15R-92    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 70th Street,
               Van Dorn to Eastborough Project.  City Project No. 540028. 
               State Project No. LCLC-5247(13), CN 13243. 
               Fact Sheet (22K)
               Attachment (3048K)

23)  15R-93    Approving a multi-year contract between Nebraska Wesleyan 
               University and the City of Lincoln on behalf of the Lincoln
               -Lancaster County Health Department to provide a public 
               health clinical for nursing students for the term of April 1,
               2015 through March 31, 2018. (Consent)
               Fact Sheet (43K)
               Attachment (757K)

24)  15R-94    Approving an agreement between the City of Lincoln and J.M. 
               Seed, LLC dba Miller Seed Company of Lincoln for planting and
               harvesting of native grasses on approximately 42 acres of land
               in Stevens Creek Park located at North 98th Street and Adams
               Street.
               Fact Sheet (62K)
               Attachment (684K)

ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS - (ITEM 25 HAD 1ST READING)

25)  15-71     Approving a two-year lease agreement between the
               City of Lincoln and Frontier Harley Davidson, Inc.
               for eight police motorcycles.
               Fact Sheet (59K)
               Attachment (1557K)

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 MAY, OPEN MICROPHONE SESSIONS WILL BE HELD ON MAY
     11TH & 18TH.


ADJOURNMENT   5:28 P.M.


UPCOMING HEARINGS

     Hearing date of Monday May 18, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. on the
     Application of Saleoff Enterprises Inc. dba Smokers Corner
     (formerly West O Offsale), holder of an existing Class D Liquor
     License, for a change of location from 1930 W O Street to 1545
     Cornhusker Highway.

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