City of Omaha Public Notices
City of Omaha Public Notices 
CITY PUBLIC NOTICES 9/26/18  09/26/18 12:44:16 PM

“NOTICE TO PUBLIC”
The regular meeting of the Omaha Public Library (OPL) – Metropolitan Community College Library (MCC) Entity Board will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. at the South Omaha Library, located at 2808 Q Street.  Proposed agenda kept continually current is available at the South Omaha Library and at the Administrative Office at the W. Dale Clark Library.  The Board reserves the right to modify the agenda at said public meeting when convened.  Requests for sign language interpreters or other alternative formats will require a minimum of 48 hours advance notice.  Please contact the Administrative Office at (402) 444-4834 if arrangements need to be made.
Rachel Steiner,
Chair
OPL – MCC Entity Board
 
9-26-18
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CITY OF OMAHA
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICES
 
Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Omaha met on September 18, 2018 and passed and approved the ordinances entitled:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 41574
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 southeast of 168th and State Streets from AG-Agricultural District to R4-Single-Family Residential District (High Density). BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section l. 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: Lots 1-160 and outlets A-K, Summer Hill Farm, a subdivision as surveyed, platted and recorded in Douglas County, Nebraska, is hereby rezoned from AG-Agricultural District to R4-Single-Family Residential District (High Density). Section 2. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect fifteen (15) days from the date of its passage.
 
First Reading August 28, 2018, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing September 11, 2018; Third Reading and Vote September 18, 2018
 
PASSED: September 18, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
9-26-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41575
AN ORDINANCE to accept the bid from Galls, LLC, which is headquartered at 1340 Russell Cave Road, Lexington, KY, with a local branch located at 3105 Leavenworth Street, Omaha, NE, 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, 1956, as amended; to provide firm price commitments per item for two years, on Omaha Police Department standard uniform items, which are to be provided to members of the Omaha Police Department, although prices have been specifically determined by the bid, the exact costs are indeterminate and will vary depending on the purchases, they are anticipated to be in the approximate area of, with the possibility of exceeding, the sum of $847,991.85, over the two-year period; and to provide the effective date hereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. Approval is hereby given to Galls, LLC who has submitted the only bid and is within bid specifications, at the bid opening of July 11, 2018, by which they have guaranteed to provide items designated within the bid and for a period of two years, with the option for two one-year extensions at the sole discretion of the City, and may be done so administratively. Prices are to be firm for two years from date of award of contract. Any requests for price adjustments at the end of the two-year term, and optional years thereafter, must be accompanied by documentation and approved by the Omaha Police Department and the City of Omaha. Price adjustments shall not exceed the change in the Consumer Price Index for the extension year and will be based on the final month of the contract year just completed. Although prices have been specifically determined by the bid, the exact costs are indeterminate and will vary depending on the purchases, they are anticipated to be in the approximate area of, with the possibility of exceeding, the sum of $847,991.85 over the two-year period. Section 2. All payments for such uniforms under such bid shall be paid from the Omaha Police Department General Fund 11111, Organization 113132 Police Supply, Account 46622 Police Uniforms/Expendable. Section 3. This Ordinance, being not of a 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, 1956, as amended.
 
First Reading August 28, 2018, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing September 11, 2018; Third Reading and Vote September 18, 2018
 
PASSED: September 18, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
9-26-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41576
AN ORDINANCE to amend Omaha Municipal Code, Chapter 6, Article 1, Section 6-!37; amending the definition of "Reckless Owner'' to include any person convicted of violating Sec. 6-206 and to provide an effective date hereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That Omaha Municipal Code Section 6-87 is hereby amended to read as follows: Section 6-87. - Reckless owner. Upon any owner or co-owner from the same household having been convicted of one or more violations of this chapter on three separate occasions within a 24-month period, or whose animal has been determined to be dangerous or potentially dangerous and who has not complied with the subsequent requirements of this chapter, or any person convicted of violating Sec. 6-206, the animal control authority shall initiate administrative proceedings to declare the owner a reckless owner upon which all pet licenses in the household shall be revoked. Such proceedings shall be instituted by the mailing or personal service of a written notice, to the owner's last known address. The notice shall contain: (a) The name and address of the owner who is subject to such declaration and revocation; (b) The names, descriptions and license numbers of any pet animals licensed to the owner; (c) A description of the violations or requirements which form the basis of such declaration and revocation, including the case numbers, if any; (d) A summary of the effects of such declaration, including revocation of all pet licenses and surrender of all pet animals; (e) The date of proposed entry of the declaration and revocation order which shall be not less than ten days after the date of mailing or personal service of the notice; and (f) Notification of the availability of an appeal, if the owner objects to such declaration and revocation, within ten days of the date of mailing or personal service of the notice. Upon entry of such declaration and revocation order, unless an appeal of such order is filed with the animal control authority in accordance with this section, such reckless owner shall be required to surrender all pet animals to the animal control authority within 24 hours. Failure to surrender such pet animals is a criminal violation of this act that shall result in prosecution as well as immediate impoundment by the animal control authority in accordance with Section 6- 41. Such surrendered or impounded pet animals shall immediately become the property of the animal control authority and be disposed of as deemed appropriate. An appeal of such declaration and revocation order shall be heard by a hearing officer designated by the animal control authority and shall provide an opportunity for the owner to appear and offer evidence to dispute the declaration and revocation order within ten business days. The filing fee for each appeal shall be $100.00. A determination to affirm or reverse such order shall be entered by the hearing officer within ten days of the date of the hearing. It shall be unlawful for a reckless owner to fail to surrender all pet animals within 24 hours or to subsequently own, possess, or have control over any animal for a period of 48 months from the date of entry of the declaration and revocation order. Section 3. That Omaha Municipal Code Section 6-87 as heretofore existing is hereby repealed. Section 4. This Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen days from and after the date of its passage.
 
First Reading August 28, 2018, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing September 11, 2018; Third Reading and Vote September 18, 2018
 
PASSED: September 18, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
9-26-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41577
AN ORDINANCE to amend Omaha Municipal Code, Chapter 6, Article 1, Section 6-149 (3)(a); amending the definition of "potentially dangerous animal" by deleting provisions in Sec. 6-149 (1)(3) regarding medical treatment and public grounds and clarifying that the condition is satisfied whether the incident occurs on public or private property; and to provide an effective date hereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That Omaha Municipal Code Section 6-149 (3)(a) is hereby amended to read as follows: Section 6-149. - Dangerous and potentially dangerous animals generally. (1) No person shall own, keep or harbor, or allow to be in or upon any premises occupied by him, or under his charge or control, any dangerous animal or potentially dangerous animal without complying with the requirements of this chapter regarding dangerous or potentially dangerous animals. (2) A dangerous animal is defined as one who meets one or more of the following conditions: (a) Any animal which attacks, snaps at, bites or has a history of attacking a human being or other domestic animal one or more times, without provocation. (b) Any animal engaging in or found to have been trained to engage in exhibitions of fighting. (c) Any animal previously declared a potentially dangerous animal that bites a human being without provocation. (3) A potentially dangerous animal is defined as one who meets one or more of the following conditions: (a) Any animal that when unprovoked: (i) inflicts an injury on a human being that does not require medical treatment, (ii) injures a domestic animal, or (iii) chases or approaches a person upon streets, sidewalks, or any public grounds, either on public or private property, in a menacing fashion or apparent attitude of attack; or (b) Any specific animal with a known propensity, tendency, or disposition to attack when unprovoked, to cause injury, or to threaten the safety of humans or domestic animals. (4) No animal may be declared dangerous or potentially dangerous that inflicts injury or damage on a person committing a willful trespass or other tort upon premises occupied by the owner or lessee of the animal, or committing or attempting to commit a crime. No animal may be declared dangerous or potentially dangerous for taking any action to defend or protect a human being within the immediate vicinity of the animal from an unjustified attack or assault. No animal used in connection with lawful activities of law enforcement officials shall be declared a dangerous or potentially dangerous animal. The court may, in addition to any other fine or judgment, order the animal control authority to forthwith put the animal to death by removing the same to the animal shelter for such purpose. Any person found guilty of violating this section shall pay all expenses, including shelter, food, veterinary expenses for identification or certification of the animal, boarding and veterinary expenses necessitated by the seizure of any animal for the protection of the public and such other expenses as may be required for the destruction of any such animal. Section 3. That Omaha Municipal Code Section 6-149 (3)(a) as heretofore existing is hereby repealed. Section 4. This Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen days from and after the date of its passage.
 
First Reading August 28, 2018, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing September 11, 2018; Third Reading and Vote September 18, 2018
 
PASSED: September 18, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
9-26-18
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