City of Omaha Public Notices
City of Omaha Public Notices 
CITY PUBLIC NOTICES 4/13/18  04/13/18 9:37:58 AM

 
 
NOTICE TO PUBLIC
The City Council of the City of Omaha will have a pre-Council meeting at 10:30 a.m. in the Conference Room, LC1, Omaha/Douglas Civic Center, 1819 Farnam Street, for the purpose of discussing the agenda items and briefing and discussion of public business, and a regular Council Meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in the Legislative Chambers of the Omaha/Douglas Civic Center in Omaha, Nebraska.  Proposed agenda kept continually current shall be available for public inspection in the Omaha/Douglas Civic Center at the Office of the City Clerk, but the Council shall have the right to modify the agenda to include items of an emergency nature only at such public meeting when convened.
 
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
ALL REQUESTS FOR SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS (SIGNERS) WILL REQUIRE A MINIMUM OF 48 HOURS ADVANCE NOTICE.
IF ALTERNATIVE FORMATS ARE NEEDED, ALL REQUESTS WILL REQUIRE A MINIMUM OF 72 HOURS ADVANCE NOTICE. 
PLEASE NOTIFY SHERRI BROWN, (402) 444-5554, IF ARRANGEMENTS NEED TO BE MADE.
 
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CITY OF OMAHA
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICES
 
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Omaha, Nebraska, will hold public hearings on April 17, 2018, beginning at 2:00 PM in Legislative Chambers, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68183, for the purpose of hearing testimony for:
 
AN ORDINANCE authorizing the issuance of a purchase order to Kemira Water Solutions, Inc. in the amount of $420,000.00 for the purchase of Ferric Chloride to be utilized at the Water Resource Recovery Facilities to be effective for a period of 12 months and is extendable for two one-year periods with approval of both parties; to provide for payments from appropriations of more than one year in accordance with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter of 1956, as amended; to provide for payments from a specific account
 
AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement between the City of Omaha, Nebraska and Don Ahrens of Cass County, Nebraska, involving the payment of money from appropriations of more than one year in accordance with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter of 1956, as amended; to provide for the terms and conditions under which Don Ahrens will receive and land apply stabilized sewage sludge, according to applicable standards, laws, and policies of the City of Omaha and other relevant jurisdictions for an agreement period ending December 31, 2018 with up to four automatic one-year renewals. (The Finance Department is authorized to pay a sum not to exceed $0.60 per cubic yard of stabilized sludge from the Sewer Revenue Fund 21121.)
 
AN ORDINANCE vacating a portion of Louis Drive commencing approximately 78 feet east of the east right-of-way line of 95th Street to the dead end of the Louis Drive right-of-way and abutting Lot 7, Block 7 of Maenner Meadows and Lot 2, Block 0 of Brighton Gardens, subdivisions, as surveyed, platted and recorded in Douglas County; and providing the effective date hereof. WHEREAS, Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 14-375 provides that the City Council may vacate a street or alley without petition upon City Planning Board recommendation; and, WHEREAS, the Statute further provides that a Committee of Appraisers be appointed to appraise damages, if any, to property affected by the vacation; and, WHEREAS, Resolution No. 781 adopted June 13, 2017, appointed Chris Jerram, Aimee Melton, and Vinny Palermo members of the City Council, to assess damages to all property affected by the vacation; and, WHEREAS, on March 20, 2018, the Committee of Appraisers held a meeting immediately following the 10:30 a.m. staff meeting in the City Council Conference Room, Omaha/Douglas Civic Center, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska, at which meeting no cause for any damages was found as a result of the vacation; and, WHEREAS, the City Council finds there are no damages as a result of this vacation, and that such vacation should be approved; and, WHEREAS, Fair Market Value has been received for the conveyance of the right-of-way to be vacated. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That a portion of Louis Drive commencing approximately 78 feet east of the east right-of-way line of 95th Street to the dead end of the Louis Drive right-of-way and abutting Lot 7, Block 7 of Maenner Meadows and Lot 2, Block 0 of Brighton Gardens, subdivisions, as surveyed, platted and recorded in Douglas County; be, and hereby is, vacated and without further act of the City, title to the vacated right-of-way shall pass to the abutting owner of said property thereof; the vacating of the property herein described, and the reversion thereof, pursuant to applicable law, shall be subject to the conditions and limitation that there is reserved to the City of Omaha the right to maintain, operate, repair and renew sewers now existing therein and in the future to construct, maintain, repair and renew additional or other sewers; and also the right to authorize the public utilities and cable television systems to construct, maintain, repair or renew and operate now or hereafter installed water mains and gas mains, pole lines, conduits, electrical transmission lines, sound and signal transmission lines and other similar services and equipment and appurtenances above, on and below the surface of the ground for the purpose of serving the general public or abutting property; and the right so reserved shall also include such lateral connection or branch lines as may be ordered, desired or permitted by the City or such other utility and to enter upon the premises to accomplish the above purposes at any and all times. No buildings, improvements, or other structures shall be placed in, on, over, or across said vacated right-of-way without express written approval of the City. All vegetation upon the premises, including but not limited to, trees, bushes, and crops, and all structures upon the premises, including but not limited to, buildings, walls, fences, drives and walks, may be damaged or removed as necessary in the exercise of the rights herein reserved without compensation to any person. Section 2. That this Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days from and after the date of its passage.
 
AN ORDINANCE levying a special tax and assessment on certain lots, part of lots and pieces of real estate in the City of Omaha to cover the cost of constructing sidewalks in the District No. SWR 2017-01
 
AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement for the sale of City-owned real property; to provide that notwithstanding any provisions of the Omaha Municipal Code to the contrary, the City is authorized to enter into the Real Estate Purchase Agreement with Michael Kirby, 3110 Reynolds Street, Omaha, NE 68112, to convey the property described in the agreement, located at 3515 North 30th Street, in consideration of the sum of $800.00; there are no expenses associated with the transfer of the property to Michael Kirby
 
AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement for the sale of City-owned real property; to provide that notwithstanding any provisions of the Omaha Municipal Code to the contrary, the City is authorized to enter into the Real Estate Purchase Agreement with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha, Inc., a Nebraska Non-profit Corporation, 1701 North 24th Street, Omaha, NE 68110, to convey the property described in the agreement, located at 3609 North 19th Street, in consideration of the sum of $1.00; there are no expenses associated with the transfer of the property to Habitat for Humanity of Omaha, Inc.
 
AN ORDINANCE levying a special assessment for fees and civil penalties in accordance with Chapter 48, Article I, Division 15, the City of Omaha Vacant and Abandoned Property Ordinance of the Omaha Municipal Code on certain lots in the City of Omaha, Group No. 2018-01
 
AN ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 37504 adopted October 3, 2006 which created the Downtown Business Improvement District (B.I.D. No. 6874) and amending Ordinance No. 38957 adopted March 8, 2011 which re-authorized the Downtown Business Improvement District (B.I.D. No. 6874) under the authority of the Business Improvement District Act, Nebraska Revised Statute Section 19-4015, et seq., for the purpose of approving a ten (10) percent increase to the special assessment levy from 0.439 per thousand dollars of assessed value to $0.484 per thousand dollars of assessed value with an increase of three (3) percent per year thereafter; to define the purpose of such District and the activities to be included; to define the boundaries of such District; to identify that the properties benefited by the proposed improvements will be subject to special assessments in accord with the Downtown Business Improvement District Plan; to provide for special assessments to be set at a rate of $0.484 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, with such assessment to grow three (3) percent per year thereafter, to be imposed within such District based upon the benefits conferred; to provide for extension of an operating agreement between such District and a not-for-profit corporation to be organized for such purpose; to provide for a baseline municipal services agreement between the City and such District; to provide for a method of representative governance
 
AN ORDINANCE to approve the Omaha Downtown Improvement District Association (ODIDA) 2018/2019 Budget and Workplan and the 2017 ODID Stakeholder Survey Results and levying a special tax and assessment on all lots and pieces of real estate within Business Improvement District No. 6874 in the City of Omaha in the amount of $465,830.74; such assessment shall cover the costs anticipated by the Business Improvement District for March 2018 to February 2019 and contemplated by Ordinance No. 37504 which was approved by the City Council of the City of Omaha on October 3, 2006, and reauthorized by Ordinance No. 38957 approved on March 8, 2011
 
AN ORDINANCE to amend Omaha Municipal Code, Chapter 10, Article V, Division 5 entitled “Small and Emerging Small Business Program,” Sections 10-200.2; to modify the program’s definitions and certification criteria
 
Anyone interested in these matters should be in attendance.   
 
Elizabeth Butler, CMC
City Clerk
City of Omaha
 
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