City of Omaha Public Notices
City of Omaha Public Notices 
CITY PUBLIC NOTICES 3/1/19  03/01/19 2:49:02 PM

CITY OF OMAHA
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, LC-1, 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, March 5, 2019, 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 AT (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 March 5, 2019, beginning at 2:00 PM in Legislative Chambers, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68183, for the purpose of hearing testimony for:
 
An ordinance declaring the necessity of acquiring, for use by the City of Omaha, the necessary private property for the purpose of the Signal Infrastructure Phase A, project identified as OPW 52955; providing that the City negotiate with the property owners for land acquisitions, permanent easements and temporary construction easements; providing that as to each specified parcel which cannot be obtained by negotiation, condemnation proceedings be undertaken and completed
 
An ordinance approving a redevelopment and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and Ashton, LLC, to implement the Ashton Building Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Plan for a redevelopment project site located at 1218 Nicholas Street, which proposes the renovation of a 187,000 square foot historic building for commercial and office use; the agreement authorizes the use of up to $6,350,000.00, plus accrued interest, in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project
 
An ordinance approving a redevelopment and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and Victory Apartments II - Omaha, LLC, to implement the Victory Apartments II Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Plan for a redevelopment project site located at 819 Dorcas Street, which proposes the conversion of a vacant, 4-story, building into 60 low-income veteran housing units; the agreement authorizes the use of up to $347,016.00, plus accrued interest, in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project
 
An ordinance providing for the designation of an enhanced employment area; the levy of a general business occupation tax; providing for the administration, imposition and collection of such occupation tax (Logan Building); specifying the use of such occupation tax revenue; and related matters
 
An ordinance approving a redevelopment and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment and Occupation Tax Agreement between the City of Omaha and Logan Hospitality NMTC, LLC, to implement the Logan Building Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Plan, for a project site located at 1802 Dodge Street, which proposes to renovate the vacant seven story building known as the Logan Building into a mixed-use condominium regime consisting of a 90-room upscale boutique hotel located on the first six floors; a mezzanine level speakeasy bar, approximately 4,800 square feet of retail/office space located on the first floor; and four to six residential condominiums located on the seventh floor; the agreement authorizes the use of up to $2,776,500.00, plus accrued interest; in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) and $1,375,000.00 in occupation tax funds generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project
 
An ordinance to approve the Collective Bargaining Agreement for the years 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 between the City of Omaha and the Functional Employees Group; to provide that any ordinances of the City of Omaha, and any rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, which are in conflict to those employees in the Bargaining Unit described in Article 1, Section 1, of said agreement with the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement shall not be applicable; to amend Sections 23- 342, 23-362, 23-363, 23-365, 23-369, 23-371, 23-402, 23-403, 23-404, and 23-417 of the Omaha Municipal Code to remove references to functional employees; to delete Sections 23-431 to 23-456 of the Omaha Municipal Code, known as Article VI. Employee Groups, Division 1. Functional Employees Group; to remove sections referencing functional employees; to provide authorization for the Mayor to execute and the City Clerk to attest her signature
 
An ordinance to amend Omaha Municipal Code Sec. 44-151; to adopt the NFPA 70, 2017 National Electrical Code
 
An ordinance to amend Chapter 40 of the Omaha Municipal Code entitled “Mechanical”; to amend code sections therein to conform with previous code changes; to amend sections 40-591, 40-592, 40-601 as heretofore existing
 
An ordinance to approve an Agreement between the City of Omaha and the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska, to make a partial payment toward the city’s Unfunded Reimbursement, as identified in that Interlocal Cooperation Agreement by and between the parties approved by the Omaha City Council on October 25, 2013 and authorizes the use of $1,561,000 in transportation bond proceeds to fund the costs of the public improvements
 
An ordinance approving the Sixteenth Supplemental Agreement among the City of Omaha, the County of Douglas and the Omaha-Douglas Public Building Commission to provide for the issuance of up to the stated principal amount of Six Million Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($6,250,000) of new bonds, in one or more series, to pay costs for acquiring a site consisting of improved real estate known as the MUD site between 17th Street, 18th Street, Harney Street, and Howard Street for future projects consisting of, but not limited to, acquiring, constructing, demolishing, reconstructing, improving, renovating and equipping office facilities, courtroom facilities, and other justice facilities as an addition to the Civic Center and as an addition to the Hall of Justice and to determine the division of responsibility for payment of the new bonds and to provide for an effective date. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. The Mayor of the City of Omaha is hereby authorized to sign, and its City Clerk to attest, the Sixteenth Supplemental Agreement attached hereto. Section 2. This Ordinance, being legislative in character, shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days after the date of its passage.
 
AN ORDINANCE authorizing and providing for the issuance of Redevelopment Project Revenue Bonds (Blackstone Hotel) in one or more series in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $22,627,138, for the purpose of (1) paying the costs of reconstructing, improving, extending, rehabilitating, installing, equipping, furnishing and completing certain improvements within the Blackstone Hotel Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Project Plan Area, and (2) paying the costs of issuance of such bonds; prescribing the form and certain details of such bonds; pledging certain occupation tax revenues to the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due; limiting payment of such bonds to the revenues specified herein; creating and establishing funds and accounts; delegating, authorizing and directing the finance director to exercise his independent discretion and judgment in determining and finalizing certain terms and provisions of such bonds not specified herein; taking other actions and making other covenants and agreements in connection with the foregoing; and related matters. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That the City Council hereby does approve the attached Redevelopment Project Revenue Bonds (Blackstone Hotel), which authorizes an aggregate principal not to exceed $22,627,138 and provide for an effective date. Section 2: That the Mayor of the City of Omaha is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Clerk to attest, the attached Redevelopment Project Revenue Bonds, in addition to any other related documents necessary or appropriate to implement the Redevelopment Project Revenue Bonds. Section 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days from and after the date of its passage.
 
Anyone interested in these matters should be in attendance.   
 
Elizabeth Butler, CMC
City Clerk
City of Omaha
 
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