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     AGENDA FROM THE  REGULAR  CITY  COUNCIL  MEETING  HELD
                MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2015 AT 5:30 P.M.

          ALL MEMBERS PRESENT EXCEPT GAYLOR BAIRD

 DUE  TO  THE  JULY  4TH  HOLIDAY,  THE  CITY  COUNCIL WILL
         NOT  BE  MEETING  ON  MONDAY,  JULY 6,  2015


                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-132   Approving a multi-year contract between Iowa College of
               Acquisition doing business as Kaplan University and the
               City of Lincoln on behalf of the Lincoln-Lancaster
               County Health Department to provide Federal Work Study
               students an internship opportunity in public health for
               the term of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-89057)
               Fact Sheet (63K)
               Attachment (549K)

 2)  15R-138   Approving a Contract between the City of Lincoln and
               Teknion, LLC to provide Furniture and Installation,
               pursuant to TCPN Contract No. R142214,  for a three
               year term with the option to renew for two additional
               one year terms.  (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-89058)
               Fact Sheet (67K)
               Attachment (549K)

 3)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, July 27, 2015, at
               5:30 p.m. for Board of Equalization Meeting Special
               Assessment Group I.  (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-89059)

 4)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolution and
               Ordinances passed by City Council on June 8, 2015. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

 5)            Clerk's Letter and Mayor's Approval of Resolution and
               Ordinances passed by City Council on June 15, 2015. 
               (PLACED ON FILE)

 6)            Lincoln Electric System's Quarterly Financial Report
               First Quarter 2015 January - March. (PLACED ON FILE)


PETITIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

 7)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, July 13, 2015 at
               3:00 p.m. on the Application of Junto, LLC dba Junto
               Winery of Seward, Nebraska, for an Outdoor SDL to cover
               an area approximately 10' x 10', at the Fallbrook
               Farmers Market in Fallbrook Town Square at 470
               Fallbrook Blvd. on July 30th, August 27th and September
               24th, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-89060) 

 8)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, July 13, 2015 at
               3:00 p.m. on the Application of Old Federal Place, LLC,
               for an Outdoor SDL to cover an outdoor area
               approximately 178' x 137' at the Grand Manse, 129 N.
               10th St. on August 6, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-89061)

 9)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, July 13, 2015 at
               3:00 p.m. on the Application of Old Federal Place, LLC,
               for an Outdoor SDL to cover an outdoor area
               approximately 28' x 260' at the Grand Manse, 129 N.
               10th St. on September 5th, September 12th, September
               26th, October 10th, October 24th, November 7th and
               November 27th, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-89062)

10)            Setting the hearing date of Monday, July 13, 2015 at
               3:00 p.m. on the Application of Hillis & Company dba
               Hillis & Company for a deletion from their licensed
               premise of an area measuring approximately 50' x 50'
               which is the second floor of their building at 230 N.
               7th St.  (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-89063)


11)       MISCELLANEOUS REFERRALS - NONE

                     - END CONSENT AGENDA -


PUBLIC HEARING - LIQUOR RESOLUTIONS

12)            Application of Fred Waniska dba The Big Room Bar for a
               Class I liquor license at 2310 North 1st Street, 
               Suites 7, 8 & 9. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89064) 

13)            Manager Application of Fred Waniska for Fred Waniska
               dba The Big Room Bar at 2310 North 1st Street,
               Suites 7, 8 & 9. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89065)

14)            Application of RSB Volleyball, Inc. dba Playmakers
               Sports Bar & Grill for a Class C liquor license at 640
               West Prospector Court, #100. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89066)

15)            Manager Application of Ryan D. Scheer for RSB
               Volleyball, Inc. dba Playmakers Sports Bar & Grill at
               640 West Prospector Court, #100.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89067)

16)            Application of Barkel Enterprises, Inc. dba Panic for a
               special designated license to cover an outdoor area
               approximately 100 feet by 50 feet at 200 South 18th
               Street on July 10 & 11, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00
               a.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89068)

17)            Application of Zoo Blues, Inc. dba Zoo Bar for a
               special designated license to cover an outdoor area
               approximately 423 feet by 264 feet at 14th Street
               between O and P Streets on July 10, 2015 from 4:00 p.m.
               to 1:30 a.m. and July 11, 2015 from noon to 1:30 a.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89069)

18)            Application of SMG Food & Beverage, LLC for a special
               designated license to cover an outdoor area measuring
               approximately 786 feet by 428 feet, labeled Festival
               Space on Map 1, outdoor area measuring approximately
               176 feet by 83 feet, labeled Stadium Terrace on Map 1,
               and outdoor area measuring approximately 2,082 feet by
               18 feet, labeled Pedestrian Bridge on Map 1 at Pinnacle
               Bank Arena at 400 Pinnacle Arena Drive on July 16, 2015
               from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89070)

19)            Application of Zipline Brewing Co., LLC dba Zipline
               Brewing Co. for a special designated license to cover
               an outdoor area measuring approximately 70 feet by 72
               feet at 2100 Magnum Circle on July 3, 2015 from 1:00
               p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89071)

20)            Application of Y.A.M.S., Inc. dba Joysticks Arcade Bar
               for a special designated license to cover an outdoor
               area at The Railyard at 300/350 Canopy Street on July
               16, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89072)

21)            Application of BW&R Canopy, LLC dba Buffalo Wild Wings
               and Rings for a special designated license to cover an
               outdoor area at The Railyard at 300/350 Canopy Street
               on July 16, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89073)

22)            Application of Peace a Pie, LLC dba Mellow Mushroom for
               a special designated license to cover an outdoor area
               at The Railyard at 300/350 Canopy Street on July 16,
               2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89074)

23)            Application of Breezy Island, LLC dba Breezy Island for
               a special designated license to cover an outdoor area
               at The Railyard at 300/350 Canopy Street on July 16,
               2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89075)        

24)            Application of The Club at the Yard, LLC dba Rule G for
               a special designated license to cover an outdoor area
               at The Railyard at 300/350 Canopy Street on July 16,
               2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89076)

25)            Application of The Bar at the Yard, LLC dba Longwells
               for a special designated license to cover an outdoor
               area at The Railyard at 300/350 Canopy Street on July
               16, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89077)

26)            Application of Yin Family, LLC dba Hiro88 for a special
               designated license to cover an outdoor area at The
               Railyard at 300/350 Canopy Street on July 16, 2015 from
               3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89078)

27)            Application of Yard Investments, LLC dba Gate 25 for a
               special designated license to cover an outdoor area at
               The Railyard at 300/350 Canopy Street on July 16, 2015
               from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89079)

28)            Application of Rhinodynamics, Inc. dba Duffy's Tavern
               for a special designated license to cover an outdoor
               area measuring approximately 55 feet by 42 feet at 1412
               O Street on July 17, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89080)

29)            Application of Rhinodynamics, Inc. dba Duffy's Tavern
               for a special designated license to cover an outdoor
               area measuring approximately 55 feet by 42 feet at 1412
               O Street on August 29, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89081)

30)            Application of Kurt Kontor dba 501 Bar & Grill for a
               special designated license to cover an outdoor area
               measuring approximately 90 feet by 90 feet and indoor
               area measuring approximately 80 feet by 50 feet at 501
               West A Street on July 18, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00
               a.m. (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89082)

31)            Application of Lincoln Children's Zoo for a special
               designated license to cover an outdoor area measuring
               approximately 1500 feet by 400 feet at Lincoln
               Children's Zoo at 1222 South 27th Street on July 11,
               2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
               (ADOPTED FOR APPROVAL, 6-0; A-89083)


PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTIONS

32)  15R-126   Appointing Mitch Paine to the Air Pollution Advisory
               Board for a term expiring September 1, 2017.
               (6/22/15 - Removed from Consent Agenda for P.H. &
               Action on 6/29/15) (Mayor's Request to Withdraw)
               (WITHDRAWN, 6-0; #38-4661)

33)  15R-133   Accepting the report of new and pending claims against
               the City and approving disposition of claims set forth
               for the period of June 1-15, 2015.
               (MTA #1 ADOPTED, 6-0; ADOPTED AS AMENDED, 6-0; A-89084)
               Fact Sheet (30K)
               Attachment (78K)

34)  15R-134  Approving the Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Action Plan: One
               Year Use of Funds for HUD Entitlement Programs using
               Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), HOME, and
               Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) funds.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-89085)
               Fact Sheet (82K)
               Attachment (327K)

35)  15R-136   Special Permit 15032 - Application of St. Teresa Church
               to construct a parking lot in a residential district
               with a reduction of the front and side yard setbacks,
               on property generally located at 710 South 36th Street.
               (ADOPTED, 6-0; A-89086)
               Fact Sheet (1360K)
               
36)  15R-135   Special Permit 15025 - Application of Good Shepherd
               Lutheran Church to construct a 100-foot broadcast tower
               at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, on property generally
               located at 3825 Wildbriar Lane. (MTA #1)
               (PUBLIC HEARING & ACTION CONTINUED TO 07/20/15,  6-0.)
               Fact Sheet (5477K) 
               Motion To Amend (6K)                                                     


PUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCES - 2ND READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS
(ITEMS 37 THROUGH 44 HAD 2ND READING)

37)  15-80     Text Amendment 15007 - Amending Section 27.06.070
               of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the
               Household Living Use Group to allow dwellings for
               caretakers, residential watchmen, and supervisory
               personnel as a permitted use in the B-1, B-2, and
               B-3 zoning districts; and repealing Section
               27.06.070 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as
               hitherto existing.
               Fact Sheet (656K)
               
38)  15-81     Text Amendment 15004 - Amending Title 27 of the
               Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Zoning Code
               by amending Sections 27.06.080, 27.63.530, and
               27.72.010 to allow a Healthcare Facility,
               Residential as a special permitted use in the AG
               zoning district on a lot which has five or more
               acres; amending Section 27.63.090 to allow
               dwellings for members of religious orders on a lot
               which has five or more acres; and repealing
               Sections 27.06.080, 27.63.090, 27.63.530, and
               27.72.010 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as
               hitherto existing.
               Fact Sheet (1531K)

39)  15-82     Comp. Plan Conformance 15006 - Declaring
               approximately 5,155 square feet of property
               generally located at 801 South 27th Street 
               as surplus property.
               Fact Sheet (1133K)

40)  15-83     Annexation 15004 - Amending the Lincoln Corporate
               Limits Map by annexing approximately 21 acres of
               property generally located at 4949 Yankee Hill
               Road, between South 48th and South 52nd Streets.
               (Related Items: 15-83, 15-84)
               Fact Sheet (3352K)
               Attachment (753K)

41)  15-84     Change of Zone 15013 - Application of Edward A.
               Thompson, Eastmont at Yankee Hill  Planned Unit
               Development for a change of zone from AG
               Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District
               PUD; for a Planned Unit Development District
               designation of said property; and for a
               development plan which proposes modifications to
               the Zoning Ordinance and Land Subdivision to allow                          
               a Residential Healthcare Facility and associated
               uses, office uses, and residential uses per the R-3
               zoning district, on property generally located at
               South 52nd Street and Yankee Hill Rd.
               (Related Items: 15-83, 15-84)
               Fact Sheet (5551K)

42)  15R-137   Comp. Plan Amendment 15001 -  Amending the 2040
               Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, by
               changing the Future Land Use Plan designation from
               "Residential-Urban Density" to "Commercial", on
               property generally located at South 40th Street and
               Yankee Hill Road. (Related Items: 15R-137, 15-85,
               15-86) (Action Date: 7/13/15)
               Fact Sheet (953K)
               Attachment (1861K)

43)  15-85     Annexation 15005 - Amending the Lincoln Corporate
               Limits Map by annexing approximately 85.73 acres
               of property generally located at South 40th and
               Yankee Hill Road. (Related Items: 15R-137, 15-85, 15-86)
               Fact Sheet (4907K)
               Attachment (918K)

44)  15-86    Change of Zone 15016 - Application of Leo
               Schumacher, Lincoln Federal Bancorp, Inc.,
               Wilderness Creek Planned Unit Development for a
               change of zone from AG Agricultural District to
               R-3 Residential District PUD; for a Planned Unit
               Development District designation of said property;
               and for a development plan which proposes
               modifications to the Zoning Ordinance and Land
               Subdivision Ordinance to allow for a mix of
               commercial and residential uses, including areas
               designated for H-4 General Commercial development,
               R-3 Residential development, and R-5 Residential
               development, on property generally located at
               South 40th Street and Yankee Hill Road.
               (Related Items: 15R-137, 15-85, 15-86)
               Fact Sheet (6503K)

                     - END PUBLIC HEARING -


ORDINANCES - 3RD READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS

45)  15-76     Amending Chapter 12.08 of the Lincoln Municipal
               Code relating to Parks, General Rules and
               Regulations, by amending Sections 12.08.010 and
               12.08.270, providing a definition o
               "fundraising", and adding the Woods Park Tennis
               Center to the list of facilities where alcoholic
               beverages may be served during fundraising
               activities. (PASSED, 6-0; #20207)
               Fact Sheet (71K)

46)  15-77     Approving a Conduit System Lease Agreement for a
               five year term, with the option of (3) five year
               renewals, between the City of Lincoln and Level 3
               Communications, LLC to occupy space in the City's
               Lincoln Technology Improvement District conduit
               system pursuant to the terms and conditions in the
               Agreement. (PASSED, 6-0; #20208)
               Fact Sheet (10K)
               Attachment (3M)

47)  15-78     Approving a Conduit System Lease Agreement for a
               twenty year term between the City of Lincoln and
               Unite Private Networks, LLC to occupy space in the
               City's Lincoln Technology Improvement District
               conduit system pursuant to the terms and
               conditions in the Agreement. (PASSED, 6-0; #20209)
               Fact Sheet (10K)
               Attachment (2M)

48)  15-79     Approving the License Agreement for Parking
               between the City of Lincoln and the owners of the
               Retail Space Unit #3 in the Active Living Center
               for the use of four parking spaces within the
               Union Plaza parking lot generally located north of
               North 21st Street and Q Street. (PASSED, 6-0; #20210)
               Fact Sheet (71K) 
               Attachment (434K)


RESOLUTIONS - 1ST READING (ITEMS 49 THROUGH 51 HAD 1ST READING)

49)  15R-139   Approving a Contract between the City of Lincoln and
               Alamar Uniforms and a contract between the City of
               Lincoln and W.S. Darley & Co. for the annual supply of
               Lincoln Fireman Uniforms and Badges, pursuant to Bid
               No. 15-078, for a four year term. (Consent)
               Fact Sheet (68K)
               Attachment (7185K)
               Attachment (9153K)

50)  15R-141   Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Funding Agreement
               between the City of Lincoln and the State of Nebraska
               Department of Roads (NDOR) for the rehabilitation of
               the L55X bridge over Salt Creek on North 56th Street. 
               Project No. NH-L55X (103), CN 13194.
               Fact Sheet (104K)
               Attachment (1013K)

51)  15R-142   Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Funding Agreement
               between the City of Lincoln and the State of Nebraska
               Department of Roads (NDOR) so that Federal Funds may be
               used to complete the Fracture Critical Bridge
               Inspection of the east leg of the Big  X', the
               eastbound Rosa Parks Bridge, and a bridge for access to
               City of Lincoln property at the Ashland Water Treatment
               Plant.  Project No. STP-NBIS (102), CN 00924.
               Fact Sheet (115K)
               Attachment (199K)

ORDINANCES - 1ST READING & RELATED RESOLUTIONS (ITEM 52 HAD 1ST READING)

52)  15-87     Approving a Real Estate Sales Agreement between
               the City of Lincoln and Green River Properties,
               LLC for the sale of City owned property generally
               located at 344 North 27th Street.
               Fact Sheet (115K)
               Attachment (361K)

PENDING LIST - DATE CERTAIN - NONE


PENDING LIST - NONE


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     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 JUNE, OPEN MICROPHONE SESSIONS WILL BE HELD ON
     JUNE 8TH & 29TH.


ADJOURNMENT	8:21 P.M.

UPCOMING HEARINGS - NONE

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