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CITY OF OMAHA PUBLIC NOTICES 2/7/18  02/08/18 10:44:34 AM

PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE MEETING
OMAHA MUNICIPAL LAND BANK
WEDNESDAY, February 14, 2018
9:00 A.M. – MEETING
OMAHA/DOUGLAS CIVIC CENTER
1819 FARNAM STREET
3RD FLOOR – JESSE LOWE ROOM
The meeting is open to the public.  The Omaha Municipal Land Bank agenda and other information are available on the Internet at http://www.omahalandbank.org/about/#board-meetings A copy of the official agenda, kept continually current, is available in the Planning Department, Omaha/Douglas Civic Center, 1819 Farnam Street, Suite 1100, Omaha, NE, during normal business hours. The Omaha Municipal Land Bank reserves the right to amend the agenda.  If an alternative to this agenda is necessary, please notify the Board Secretary at (402) 800.1240, 72 hours in advance.
NOTE:  All requests for sign language interpreters (signers) will require a minimum of 48 hours advance notice.  If necessary, contact the Board Secretary at (402) 800.1240.
Marty Barnhart,
Executive Director
Omaha Municipal Land Bank
 
2-7-18
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Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Omaha met on January 30, 2018 and passed and approved the ordinances entitled:

 

ORDINANCE NO. 41393

AN ORDINANCE to amend the official zoning map of the City of Omaha adopted by Section 55-65 of the Omaha Municipal Code, by changing certain boundaries of the official zoning map of the City of Omaha in accordance with Section 55-886 of the Omaha Municipal Code, to rezone property located southwest of 62nd and Center Streets from CC-Community Commercial District and MU-Mixed Use District to CC-Community Commercial District (portion of property is located within a MCC Overlay District). BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. The official zoning map adopted by Section 55-65 of the Omaha Municipal Code be, and the same hereby is, changed and amended in accordance with Section 55-886 of the Omaha Municipal Code so that: Lot 1, Aksarben Village South Replat 1, a subdivision as surveyed, platted and recorded in Douglas County, Nebraska, is hereby rezoned from CC-Community Commercial District and MU-Mixed Use District to CC-Community Commercial District (portion of property is located within a MCC Overlay District). Section 2. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect fifteen (15) days from the date of its passage.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading: January 23, 2018; Third Reading, Public Hearing and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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ORDINANCE NO. 41394

AN ORDINANCE to amend the official zoning map of the City of Omaha adopted by Section 55-65 of the Omaha Municipal Code, by changing certain boundaries of the official zoning map of the City of Omaha in accordance with Section 55-886 of the Omaha Municipal Code, to rezone property located southwest of 62nd and Center Streets from CC-Community Commercial District and MU-Mixed Use District to MU-Mixed Use District (portion of property is located within a flood fringe overlay district). BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. The official zoning map adopted by Section 55-65 of the Omaha Municipal Code be, and the same hereby is, changed and amended in accordance with Section 55-886 of the Omaha Municipal Code so that: Lot 2, Aksarben Village South Replat 1, a subdivision as surveyed, platted and recorded in Douglas County, Nebraska, is hereby rezoned from CC-Community Commercial District and MU-Mixed Use District to MU-Mixed Use District (portion of property is located within a flood fringe overlay district). Section 2. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect fifteen (15) days from the date of its passage.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading: January 23, 2018; Third Reading, Public Hearing and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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ORDINANCE NO. 41388

AN ORDINANCE vacating the north/south alley between 40th and 41st Street, beginning at the south right-of-way line of Cass Street extending south approximately 224 feet to a section of previously vacated alley right-of-way and abutting Lots 1, 3, 4, 11, 12, 13, and 14, Block 19 of Poppleton Park, a Subdivision as surveyed, platted, and recorded in Douglas County, Nebraska; providing for the reversion or transfer of the same; and providing the effective date hereof. WHEREAS, Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 14-3, 107 provides that the City Council may vacate any minimal secondary right-of-way without petition and without convening any committee for the purpose of determining any damages if all affected abutting properties have primary access to an otherwise open and passable public street right-of-way; and, WHEREAS, the City Council finds the alley right-of-way referenced to be minimal and secondary in accordance with Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 14-3, 107, and that vacation of such right-of-way should be approved. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That the north/south alley between 40th and 41st Street, beginning at the south right-of-way line of Cass Street extending south approximately 224 feet to a section of previously vacated alley right-of-way and abutting Lots 1, 3, 4, 11, 12, 13, and 14, Block 19 of Poppleton Park, a Subdivision as surveyed, platted, and recorded in Douglas County, Nebraska: be, and hereby is, vacated and without further act of the City, the vacating of the property herein described, and the reversion or transfer thereof under this ordinance, 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. Pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 14-3, 107, the City hereby conveys and transfers the aforesaid vacated property to the abutting property owners, each owner taking title to the center line adjacent to such owner’s property, subject to the rights and duties specified in this ordinance and the said statute. Section 3. That this Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days from and after the date of its passage.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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ORDINANCE NO. 41389

AN ORDINANCE approving a redevelopment and tax increment financing loan agreement between the City of Omaha, a Nebraska Municipal Corporation in Douglas County, Nebraska, and 4834 S. 23rd Street, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, to implement the Eagle Heights Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Plan which is located northwest of 23rd and "N" Streets, and proposes to construct a new four-story, 44 unit, multi-family structure with on-site parking of 30 stalls; the agreement authorizes the use of up to $310,000.00, plus accrued interest, in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project; and providing for an effective date. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA; Section 1. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Clerk to attest, the attached Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and 4834 S. 23rd Street, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, to authorize the use of up to $310,000.00, plus accrued interest, in TIF that will be used to offset TIF eligible expenses for acquisition, demolition, architectural and engineering fees, water/sewer main improvements and public improvements as required, for a project with total estimated costs of $7,767,965.00, in addition to any other documents necessary or appropriate to implement the Redevelopment Agreement or to consummate the loan. Section 2. Said Redevelopment Agreement contains obligations undertaken pursuant to the Nebraska Community Development Law and Sections 18-2147 through 18-2150, and, are not otherwise obligations of the City of Omaha. Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days from and after the date of its passage.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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ORDINANCE NO. 41390

AN ORDINANCE approving a redevelopment and tax increment financing loan agreement between the City of Omaha, a Nebraska Municipal Corporation in Douglas County, Nebraska, and 1609 Binney1, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, to implement The Atlas (Allas) Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Plan which is located at 1609 Binney Street and 2922 North 16th Street, and proposes to redevelop the properties by rehabilitating the existing buildings, complying with Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits; the agreement authorizes the use of up to $78,000.00, plus accrued interest, in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project; and providing for an effective date. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA; Section 1. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Clerk to attest, the attached Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and 1609 Binney1, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, to authorize the use of up to $78,000.00, used to offset TIF eligible expenses for building rehabilitation, architectural and engineering fees, environmental and public improvements as required, for a project with total estimated costs of $1,395,842.00, in addition to any other documents necessary or appropriate to implement the Redevelopment Agreement or to consummate the loan. Section 2. Said Redevelopment Agreement contains obligations undertaken pursuant to the Nebraska Community Development Law and Sections 18-2147 through 18-2150, and, are not otherwise obligations of the City of Omaha. Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days from and after the date of its passage.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

______

 

 

ORDINANCE NO. 41391

AN ORDINANCE approving a redevelopment and tax increment financing loan agreement between the City of Omaha, a Nebraska Municipal Corporation in Douglas County, Nebraska, and Butler PPA1, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, to implement the Hinky Dinky #3 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Plan which is located at 4801-4811 NW Radial Highway, and proposes a comprehensive rehabilitation of the property, complying with historic preservation requirements and using both state and federal historic rehabilitation tax credits; the agreement authorizes the use of up to $262,000.00, plus accrued interest, in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project; and providing for an effective date. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA; Section 1. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Clerk to attest, the attached Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and Butler PPA1, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, to authorize the use of up to $262,000.00, used to offset TIF eligible expenses for building rehabilitation, architectural and engineering fees, environmental and public improvements as required, for a project with total estimated costs of $2,767,668.00, in addition to any other documents necessary or appropriate to implement the Redevelopment Agreement or to consummate the loan. Section 2. Said Redevelopment Agreement contains obligations undertaken pursuant to the Nebraska Community Development Law and Sections 18-2147 through 18-2150, and, are not otherwise obligations of the City of Omaha. Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days from and after the date of its passage.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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ORDINANCE NO. 41387

AN ORDINANCE to approve the award of a contract involving the payment of money from appropriations of more than one year in accordance with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha to Minnesota Life Insurance Company, to provide life insurance coverage to eligible employees of the City of Omaha for a period of three years from January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2020, with two one-year options; to authorize the Mayor to execute and the City Clerk to attest said Agreement; to provide for payment under the terms and conditions of said Agreement from an identified account; and to provide for the effective date. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That the City Council of the City of Omaha does hereby approve the award of a contract to Minnesota Life Insurance Company, for the period commencing January 1, 2018, and terminating December 31, 2020, with two (2) one-year options for life insurance for eligible employees of the City of Omaha, a copy of the Agreement is attached hereto and made a part hereof by this reference, involving the payment of money from appropriations for more than one year in accordance with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha. Section 2. That the Mayor and the City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute and attest said Agreement on behalf of the City of Omaha. Section 3. That the payments provided for in said Agreement are to be paid from the various departmental budgetary accounts, for the period commencing January 1, 2018, and ending December 31, 2020. Section 4. That this Ordinance, not being of legislative character, shall be in full force and take effect immediately upon passage under and by virtue of the authority granted by Section 2.12 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, as amended.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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ORDINANCE NO. 41392

AN ORDINANCE to establish pursuant to Section 40-251 of the Omaha Municipal Code a new Class "B" Flammable Liquids Storage District to be known as District No. B-199 at 302 South 36th Street, as requested by Trent Demulling of Kiewit Infrastructure Company; and to provide the effective date hereof.  BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That there be established pursuant to Section 40-251 of the Omaha Municipal Code a new Class "B" Oil District to be known as District No. B-199, to be located at 302 South 36th Street for Trent Demulling of Kiewit Infrastructure Company, and as described in the attached legal description and shown on the plat plan attached hereto. Section 2. That this Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days after the date of its passage.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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ORDINANCE NO. 41395

AN ORDINANCE to provide that the City Council of the City of Omaha be authorized to issue and sell, from time to time, but no later than December 31, 2026, without further vote of the electorate, General Obligation Bonds of the City of Omaha in an amount not to exceed Eleven Million Four Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($11,475,000) for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of the cost of constructing, reconstructing, improving, extending and equipping of storm sewers, sanitary sewers, interceptor sewers, combined sewers, relief sewers, or a combination thereof, and other related branch sewer main construction in the City of Omaha, as required in the design and construction of sewer facilities, including necessary plans and specifications, and acquiring such lands and rights-of-way and easements as may be required, but excluding the cost of City construction equipment and payment of salaries to City employees; and to provide for the submission of this proposal to the qualified electors of the City of Omaha for their approval or rejection at the Special City Election to be held on May 15, 2018; and, to provide the effective date hereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That there be, and hereby is, called a Special City Election to be held in the City of Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, on May 15, 2018 for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors at said Special City Election, for their approval or rejection a proposal to authorize the City Council of the City of Omaha, without further vote of the electorate, to issue and sell General Obligation Bonds of the City of Omaha in an amount not to exceed Eleven Million Four Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($11,475,000) from time to time, but not later than December 31, 2026, for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of the cost of constructing, reconstructing, improving, extending and equipping of storm sewers, sanitary sewers, interceptor sewers, combined sewers, relief sewers, or a combination thereof, and other related branch sewer main construction in the City of Omaha, as required in the design and construction of sewer facilities, including necessary plans and specifications, and acquiring such lands and rights-of-way and easements as may be required, but excluding the cost of City construction equipment and payment of salaries to City employees. Such bonds shall be payable from taxes upon all taxable property in said City, subject to taxation by said City, in amount required to be levied by Section 5.07 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, for the payment of the indebtedness of said City. No other election shall be required to authorize the issuance of such bonds. Bonds issued pursuant to this authority shall be required to authorize the issuance of such bonds. Bonds issued pursuant to this authority shall mature in such amounts and at such times as the City Council shall determine but not more than twenty (20) years from the date thereof. The approximate cost to the taxpayers of the City that will be incurred if this proposal is approved and the City Council authorizes, issues and delivers all the bonds for the purpose herein provided is Eleven Million Four Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($11,475,000) plus interest to be payable on such bonds and the approval of this Bond issue will not incur any increase in the Property Tax Levy Rate of the City of Omaha. Section 2. That said proposition shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the City of Omaha in substantially the following form:

"STATE OF NEBRASKA

COUNTY OF DOUGLAS

CITY OF OMAHA

OFFICIAL BALLOT

SPECIAL CITY ELECTION

HELD MAY 15, 2018

$11,475,000 ENVIRONMENT SEWER BONDS

SHALL THE CITY OF OMAHA BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE AND SELL GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF ELEVEN MILLION FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($11,475,000) FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS FOR PAYMENT OF THE COST OF CONSTRUCTING, RECONSTRUCTING, IMPROVING, EXTENDING AND EQUIPPING OF STORM SEWERS, SANITARY SEWERS, INTERCEPTOR SEWERS, COMBINED SEWERS, RELIEF SEWERS, OR A COMBINATION THEREOF, OR ANY OTHER RELATED SEWER CONSTRUCTION, THE APPROXIMATE COST TO THE TAXPAYERS OF THE CITY OF OMAHA IF THIS PROPOSAL IS APPROVED TO BE ELEVEN MILLION FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($11,475,000) PLUS INTEREST PAYABLE ON SAID BONDS TO BE PAID FROM THE FUND FOR PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST PAYMENTS ON THE INDEBTEDNESS OF THE CITY OF OMAHA AS PROPOSED IN THE NOTICE OF ELECTION WHICH ALSO PROVIDES THAT THE APPROVAL OF THIS BOND ISSUE WILL NOT INCUR ANY INCREASES IN THE PROPERTY TAX LEVY RATE OF THE CITY OF OMAHA?

_________ YES

_________ NO"

Section 3. Under said question and proposition on the ballot shall be printed the word "Yes" and the word "No". All ballots of qualified electors cast at the aforesaid election with an "X" or other clear or intelligible mark placed before the word "Yes" shall be understood to be, and shall be counted, in favor of the proposition set forth in said question, and all ballots of qualified electors cast at the aforesaid election with an "X" or other clear or intelligible mark placed before the word "No" shall be understood to be, and shall be counted, against the proposition set forth in said question.  Section 4. That said ballots shall be white in color and printed in black ink or other color designated in conformance with Section 32-806 of the Revised Statutes of Nebraska, 1943, as amended.  Section 5. The officer having charge of General and Special Elections of the City of Omaha shall conduct the election on the question herein provided in all respects the same as other City elections and in the manner provided by law.  Section 6. The City Clerk is hereby directed to transmit a certified copy of this Ordinance to the Election Commissioner of Douglas County, Nebraska, and to give public notice to the electors, as provided by law.  Section 7. This Ordinance is declared to be administrative and not legislative in character and, therefore, under the provisions of Section 2.12 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, and Rule 7 of the Rules adopted by the City Council of the City of Omaha, it shall become effective from and after its adoption.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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ORDINANCE NO. 41396

AN ORDINANCE to provide that the City Council of the City of Omaha be authorized to issue and sell, from time to time, but no later than December 31, 2026, without further vote of the electorate, General Obligation Bonds of the City of Omaha in an amount not to exceed Fifteen Million Five Hundred Ten Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($15,510,000) for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of the cost of various park and recreation improvement projects, including necessary plans and specifications, but excluding the cost of City construction equipment and payment of salaries to City employees; and to provide for the submission of this proposal to the qualified electors of the City of Omaha for their approval or rejection at the Special City Election to be held on May 15, 2018; and, to provide the effective date hereof.  BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA:  Section 1. That there be, and hereby is, called a Special City Election to be held in the City of Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, on May 15, 2018 for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors at said Special City Election, for their approval or rejection a proposal to authorize the City Council of the City of Omaha, without further vote of the electorate, to issue and sell General Obligation Bonds of the City of Omaha in an amount not to exceed Fifteen Million Five Hundred Ten Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($15,510,000) from time to time, but not later than December 31, 2026, for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of the cost of various park and recreation improvement projects, including necessary plans and specifications, but excluding the cost of City construction equipment and payment of salaries to City employees.  Such bonds shall be payable from taxes upon all taxable property in said City, subject to taxation by said City, in amount required to be levied by Section 5.07 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, for the payment of the indebtedness of said City. No other election shall be required to authorize the issuance of such bonds. Bonds issued pursuant to this authority shall be required to authorize the issuance of such bonds. Bonds issued pursuant to this authority shall mature in such amounts and at such times as the City Council shall determine but not more than twenty (20) years from the date thereof.  The approximate cost to the taxpayers of the City that will be incurred if this proposal is approved and the City Council authorizes, issues and delivers all the bonds for the purpose herein provided is Fifteen Million Five Hundred Ten Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($15,510,000) plus interest to be payable on such bonds and the approval of this Bond issue will not incur any increase in the Property Tax Levy Rate of the City of Omaha. Section 2. That said proposition shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the City of Omaha in substantially the following form:

"STATE OF NEBRASKA

COUNTY OF DOUGLAS

CITY OF OMAHA

OFFICIAL BALLOT

SPECIAL CITY ELECTION

HELD MAY 15, 2018

$15,510,000 PARK & RECREATION BONDS

SHALL THE CITY OF OMAHA BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE AND SELL GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF FIFTEEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED TEN THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($15,510,000) FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS FOR PAYMENT OF THE COST OF VARIOUS PARK AND RECREATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS OF CITY OF OMAHA, THE APPROXIMATE COST TO THE TAXPAYERS OF THE CITY OF OMAHA IF THIS PROPOSAL IS APPROVED TO BE FIFTEEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED TEN THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($15,510,000) PLUS INTEREST PAYABLE ON SAID BONDS TO BE PAID FROM THE FUND FOR PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST PAYMENTS ON THE INDEBTEDNESS OF THE CITY OF OMAHA AS PROPOSED IN THE NOTICE OF ELECTION WHICH ALSO PROVIDES THAT THE APPROVAL OF THIS BOND ISSUE WILL NOT INCUR ANY INCREASES IN THE PROPERTY TAX LEVY RATE OF THE CITY OF OMAHA?

________ YES

________ NO”

Section 3. Under said question and proposition on the ballot shall be printed the word "Yes" and the word "No". All ballots of qualified electors cast at the aforesaid election with an "X" or other clear or intelligible mark placed before the word "Yes" shall be understood to be, and shall be counted, in favor of the proposition set forth in said question, and all ballots of qualified electors cast at the aforesaid election with an "X" or other clear or intelligible mark placed before the word "No" shall be understood to be, and shall be counted, against the proposition set forth in said question.  Section 4. That said ballots shall be white in color and printed in black ink or other color designated in conformance with Section 32-806 of the Revised Statutes of Nebraska, 1943, as amended.  Section 5. The officer having charge of General and Special Elections of the City of Omaha shall conduct the election on the question herein provided in all respects the same as other City elections and in the manner provided by law.  Section 6. The City Clerk is hereby directed to transmit a certified copy of this Ordinance to the Election Commissioner of Douglas County, Nebraska, and to give public notice to the electors, as provided by law. Section 7. This Ordinance is declared to be administrative and not legislative in character and, therefore, under the provisions of Section 2.12 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, and Rule 7 of the Rules adopted by the City Council of the City of Omaha, it shall become effective from and after its adoption.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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ORDINANCE NO. 41397

AN ORDINANCE to provide that the City Council of the City of Omaha be authorized to issue and sell, from time to time, but no later than December 31, 2026 without further vote of the electorate, General Obligation Bonds of the City of Omaha in an amount not to exceed Thirty-Nine Million Three Hundred Seventy Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($39,370,000) for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of the cost of acquiring, constructing; improving, equipping and rehabilitating police buildings and facilities, fire stations, branch libraries, park maintenance facilities, auditorium support facilities, public works storage facilities and city wide building renovations and replacements and other public facilities of the City of Omaha, including necessary plans and specifications, and acquiring su.ch land and easements as may be required, but excluding the cost of City construction equipment and payment of salaries to City employees; to provide for the submission of this proposal to the qualified electors of the City of Omaha for their approval or rejection at the Special City Election to be held on May 15, 2018; and to provide the effective date hereof.  BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That there be, and hereby is, called a Special City Election to be held in the City of Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, on May 15, 2018 for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors at said Special City Election, for their approval or rejection a proposal to authorize the City Council of the City of Omaha, without further vote of the electorate, to issue and sell General Obligation Bonds of the City of Omaha in an amount not to exceed Thirty-Nine Million Three Hundred Seventy Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($39,370,000) from time to time, but not later than December 31, 2026 for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of the cost of acquiring, constructing, improving, equipping and rehabilitating police buildings and facilities, fire stations, branch libraries, park maintenance facilities, auditorium support facilities, public works storage facilities and city wide building renovations and replacements and other public facilities of the City of Omaha, including necessary plans and specifications, and acquiring such land and easements as may be required, but excluding the cost of City construction equipment and payment of salaries to City employees. Such bonds shall be payable from taxes upon all taxable property in said City, subject to taxation by said City, in amount required to be levied by Section 5.07 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, for the payment of the indebtedness of said City. No other election shall be required to authorize the issuance of such bonds. Bonds issued pursuant to this authority shall be required to authorize the issuance of such bonds. Bonds issued pursuant to this authority shall mature in such amounts and at such times as the City Council shall determine but not more than twenty (20) years from the date thereof. The approximate cost to the taxpayers of the City that will be incurred if this proposal is approved and the City Council authorizes, issues and delivers all the bonds for the purpose herein provided is Thirty-Nine Million Three Hundred Seventy Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($39,370,000) plus interest to be payable on such bonds and the approval of this Bond issue will not incur any increase in the Property Tax Levy Rate of the City of Omaha. Section 2. That said proposition shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the City of Omaha in substantially the following form:

"STATE OF NEBRASKA

COUNTY OF DOUGLAS

CITY OF OMAHA

OFFICIAL BALLOT

SPECIAL CITY ELECTION

HELD MAY 15, 2018

$39,370,000 PUBLIC FACILITIES BONDS

SHALL THE CITY OF OMAHA BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE AND SELL GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF THIRTY-NINE MILLION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($39,370,000) FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS FOR PAYMENT OF THE COST OF ACQUIRING, CONSTRUCTING, IMPROVING, EQUIPPING AND REHABILITATING POLICE BU.ILDINGS AND FACILITIES, FIRE STATIONS, BRANCH LIBRARIES, PARK MAINTENANCE FACILITIES, AUDITORIUM SUPPORT FACILITIES, PUBLIC WORKS STORAGE FACILITIES AND CITY WIDE BUILDING RENOVATIONS AND REPLACEMENTS AND OTHER PUBLIC FACILITIES OF THE CITY OF OMAHA, THE APPROXIMATE COST TO THE TAXPAYERS OF THE CITY OF OMAHA IF THIS PROPOSAL IS APPROVED TO BE THIRTY-NINE MILLION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($39,370,000) PLUS INTEREST PAYABLE ON SAID BONDS TO BE PAID FROM THE FUND .FOR PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST PAYMENTS ON THE INDEBTEDNESS OF THE CITY OF OMAHA AS PROPOSED IN THE NOTICE OF ELECTION WHICH ALSO PROVIDES THAT THE APPROVAL OF THIS BOND ISSUE WILL NOT INCUR ANY INCREASES IN THE PROPERTY TAX LEVY RATE OF THE CITY OF OMAHA?

________ YES

________ NO”

Section 3. Under said question and proposition on the ballot shall be printed the word "Yes" and the word "No". All ballots of qualified electors cast at the aforesaid election with an "X" or other clear or intelligible mark placed before the word "Yes" shall be understood to be, and shall be counted, in favor of the proposition set forth in said question, and all ballots of qualified electors cast at the aforesaid election with an "X" or other clear or intelligible mark placed before the word "No" shall be understood to be, and shall be counted, against the proposition set forth in said question. Section 4. That said ballots shall be white in color and printed in black ink or other color designated in conformance with Section 32-806 of the Revised Statutes of Nebraska, 1943, as amended. Section 5. The officer having charge of General and Special Elections of the City of Omaha shall conduct the election on the question herein provided in all respects the same as other City elections and in the manner provided by law.  Section 6. The City Clerk is hereby directed to transmit a certified copy of this Ordinance to the Election Commissioner of Douglas County, Nebraska, and to give public notice to the electors, as provided by law. Section 7. This Ordinance is declared to be administrative and not legislative in character and, therefore, under the provisions of Section 2.12 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, and Rule 7 of the Rules adopted by the City Council of the City of Omaha, it shall become effective from and after its adoption.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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ORDINANCE NO. 41398

AN ORDINANCE to provide that the City Council of the City of Omaha be authorized to issue and sell, from time to time, but no later than December 31, 2026, without further vote of the electorate, General Obligation Bonds of the City of Omaha in an amount not to exceed Nine Million Eight Hundred Ten Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($9,810,000) for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of the cost of various capital expenditures of the City Fire Department, including fire vehicles and equipment and necessary plans and specifications, but excluding the cost of City construction equipment and payment of salaries to City employees; and to provide for the submission of this proposal to the qualified electors of the City of Omaha for their approval or rejection at the Special City Election to be held on May 15, 2018; and to provide the effective date hereof.  BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That there be, and hereby is, called a Special City Election to be held in the City of Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, on May 15, 2018 for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors at said Special City Election, for their approval or rejection a proposal to authorize the City Council of the City of Omaha, without further vote of the electorate, to issue and sell General Obligation Bonds of the City of Omaha in an amount not to exceed Nine Million Eight Hundred Ten Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($9,810,000) from time to time, but not later than December 31, 2026, for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of the cost of various capital expenditures of the City Fire Department, including fire vehicles and equipment and necessary plans and specifications, but excluding the cost of City construction equipment and payment of salaries to City employees. Such bonds shall be payable from taxes upon all taxable property in said City, subject to taxation by said City, in amount required to be levied by Section 5.07 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, for the payment of the indebtedness of said City. No other election shall be required to authorize the issuance of such bonds. Bonds issued pursuant to this authority shall be required to authorize the issuance of such bonds. Bonds issued pursuant to this authority shall mature in such amounts and at such times as the City Council shall determine but not more than twenty (20) years from the date thereof.  The approximate cost to the taxpayers of the City that will be incurred if this proposal is approved and the City Council authorizes, issues and delivers all the bonds for the purpose herein provided is Nine Million Eight Hundred Ten Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($9,810,000) plus interest to be payable on such bonds and the approval of this Bond issue will not incur any increase in the Property Tax Levy Rate of the City of Omaha. Section 2. That said proposition shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the City of Omaha in substantially the following form:

"STATE OF NEBRASKA

COUNTY OF DOUGLAS

CITY OF OMAHA

OFFICIAL BALLOT

SPECIAL CITY ELECTION

HELD MAY 15, 2018

$9,810,000 PUBLIC SAFETY BONDS

SHALL THE CITY OF OMAHA BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE AND SELL GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF NINE MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED TEN THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($9,810,000) FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS FOR PAYMENT OF THE COST OF VARIOUS CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT, INCLUDING FIRE VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT, THE APPROXIMATE COST TO THE TAXPAYERS OF THE CITY OF OMAHA IF THIS PROPOSAL IS APPROVED TO BE NINE MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED TEN THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($9,810,000) PLUS INTEREST PAYABLE ON SAID BONDS TO BE PAID FROM THE FUND FOR PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST PAYMENTS ON THE INDEBTEDNESS OF THE CITY OF OMAHA AS PROPOSED IN THE NOTICE OF ELECTION WHICH ALSO PROVIDES THAT THE APPROVAL OF THIS BOND ISSUE WILL NOT INCUR ANY INCREASES IN THE PROPERTY TAX LEVY RATE OF THE CITY OF OMAHA?

________ YES

________ NO”

Section 3. Under said question and proposition on the ballot shall be printed the word "Yes" and the word. "No". All ballots of qualified electors cast at the aforesaid election with an "X" or other clear or intelligible mark placed before the word "Yes" shall be understood to be, and shall be counted, in favor of the proposition set forth in said question, and all ballots of qualified electors cast at the aforesaid election with an "X" or other clear or intelligible mark placed before the word "No" shall be understood to be, and shall be counted, against the proposition set forth in said question. Section 4. That said ballots shall be white in color and printed in black ink or other color designated in conformance with Section 32-806 of the Revised Statutes of Nebraska, 1943, as amended. Section 5. The officer having charge of General and Special Elections of the City of Omaha shall conduct the election on the question herein provided in all respects the same as other City elections and in the manner provided by law. Section 6. The City Clerk is hereby directed to transmit a certified copy of this Ordinance to the Election Commissioner of Douglas County, Nebraska, and to give public notice to the electors, as provided by law. Section 7. This Ordinance is declared to be administrative and not legislative in character and, therefore, under the provisions of Section 2.12 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, and Rule 7 of the Rules adopted by the City Council of the City of Omaha, it shall become effective from and after its adoption.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

______

 

ORDINANCE NO. 41399

AN ORDINANCE to provide that the City Council of the City of Omaha be authorized to issue and sell, from time to time, but no later than December 31, 2026 without further vote of the electorate, General Obligation Bonds of the City of Omaha in an amount not to exceed One Hundred and Fifty-One Million, Three Hundred Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($151,300,000) for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of the cost of constructing, reconstructing, widening, improving, extending and equipping streets, expressway and freeway segments, interim expressway and freeway facilities, boulevards, roads, and parking facilities serving public parks, bridges, portions of and connections to Interstate Highway interchanges, or combinations thereof, including necessary plans and specifications, and acquiring land and rights-of-way and easements as may be required but excluding the cost of the City construction equipment and payment of salaries to City employees; to provide for the submission of this proposal to the qualified electors of the City of Omaha for their approval or rejection at the Special City Election to be held on May 15, 2018; and to provide the effective date hereof.  BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That there be, and hereby is, called a Special City Election to be held in the City of Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, on May 15, 2018 for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors at said Special City Election, for their approval or rejection a proposal to authorize the City Council of the City of Omaha, without further vote of the electorate, to issue and sell General Obligation Bonds of the City of Omaha in an amount not to exceed One Hundred Fifty-One Million, Three Hundred Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($151,300,000) from time to time, but not later than December 31, 2026, for the purpose of providing funds for the payment of the cost of constructing, reconstructing, widening, improving, extending and equipping streets, expressway and freeway segments, interim expressway and freeway facilities, boulevards, roads, and parking facilities serving public parks, bridges, portions of and connections to Interstate Highway interchanges, or combinations thereof, including necessary plans and specifications, and acquiring land and rights-of-way and easements as may be required but excluding the cost of the City construction equipment and payment of salaries to City employees. Such bonds shall be payable from taxes upon all taxable property in said City, subject to taxation by said City, in amount required to be levied by Section 5.07 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, for the payment of the indebtedness of said City. No other election shall be required to authorize the issuance of such bonds. Bonds issued pursuant to this authority shall be required to authorize the issuance of such bonds. Bonds issued pursuant to this authority shall mature in such amounts and at such times as the City Council shall determine but not more than twenty (20) years from the date thereof. The approximate cost to the taxpayers of the City that will be incurred if this proposal is approved and the City Council authorizes, issues and delivers all the bonds for the purpose herein provided is One Hundred and Fifty-One Million, Three Hundred Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($151,300,000) plus interest to be payable on such bonds and the approval of this Bond issue will not incur any increase in the Property Tax Levy Rate of the City of Omaha. Section 2. That said proposition shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the City of Omaha in substantially the following form:

"STATE OF NEBRASKA

COUNTY OF DOUGLAS

CITY OF OMAHA

OFFICIAL BALLOT

SPECIAL CITY ELECTION

HELD MAY 15, 2018

$151,300,000 STREET AND HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION BONDS

SHALL THE CITY OF OMAHA BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE AND SELL GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-ONE MILLION, THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($151,300,000) FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS FOR PAYMENT OF THE COST OF STREETS, HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES, THE APPROXIMATE COST TO THE TAXPAYERS OF THE CITY OF OMAHA IF THIS PROPOSAL IS APPROVED TO BE ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-ONE MILLION, THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($151,300,000) PLUS INTEREST PAYABLE ON SAID BONDS TO BE PAID FROM THE FUND FOR PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST PAYMENTS ON THE INDEBTEDNESS OF THE CITY OF OMAHA AS PROPOSED IN THE NOTICE OF ELECTION WHICH ALSO PROVIDES THAT THE APPROVAL OF THIS BOND ISSUE WILL NOT INCUR ANY INCREASES IN THE PROPERTY TAX LEVY RATE OF THE CITY OF OMAHA?

________ YES

________ NO”

Section 3. Under said question and proposition on the ballot shall be printed the word "Yes" and the word "No". All ballots of qualified electors cast at the aforesaid election with an "X" or other clear or intelligible mark placed before the word "Yes" shall be understood to be, and shall be counted, in favor of the proposition set forth in said question, and all ballots of qualified electors cast at the aforesaid election with an "X" or other clear or intelligible mark placed before the word "No" shall be understood to be, and shall be counted, against the proposition set forth in said question. Section 4. That said ballots shall be white in color and printed in black ink or other color designated in conformance with Section 32-806 of the Revised Statutes of Nebraska, 1943, as amended.  Section 5. The officer having charge of General and Special Elections of the City of Omaha shall conduct the election on the question herein provided in all respects the same as other City elections and in the manner provided by law. Section 6. The City Clerk is hereby directed to transmit a certified copy of this Ordinance to the Election Commissioner of Douglas County, Nebraska, and to give public notice to the electors, as provided by law. Section 7. This Ordinance is declared to be administrative and not legislative in character and, therefore, under the provisions of Section 2.12 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, and Rule 7 of the Rules adopted by the City Council of the City of Omaha, it shall become effective from and after its adoption.

First Reading: January 9, 2017; Second Reading and Public Hearing: January 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote: January 30, 2018

PASSED: January 30, 2018: 7-0

City of Omaha

Jean Stothert,

Mayor

Elizabeth Butler,

City Clerk

 

2-7-18

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