City of Omaha Public Notices
City of Omaha Public Notices 
CITY PUBLIC NOTICES 9/19/18  09/19/18 3:25:46 PM

REQUEST FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES
     The City of Omaha Public Works Department is seeking proposals for professional engineering services for the preliminary and final design of the Thomas Creek Improvements, Phase I project.  This project includes rehabilitation of two channel reaches within the Thomas Creek system.  This project is part of a larger, multi-phased plan to rehabilitate the Thomas Creek system from its confluence with Little Papillion Creek to Interstate 680.  The goals of this project are to improve channel stability, protect public infrastructure, reduce nonpoint source pollution from adjacent properties, and, to the extent practical, improve aquatic and riparian habitat.  Design of this project will include implementing recommendations from the 2018 Conceptual Design.
     Interested firms may request a detailed scope of work by emailing their requests to ae.selection@cityofomaha.org  or by writing to the Public Works Department, Attention:  Sylvia, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68183 prior to October 3, 2018.
 
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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 11, 2018 and passed and approved the ordinances entitled:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 41548
     AN ORDINANCE to insert Article XIV into Chapter 10 of the Omaha Municipal Code concerning Lift Assist Cost Recovery to allow the City to charge a fee to assisted living facilities and nursing care facilities when the Omaha Fire Department provides a lift assist to any person; to establish an initial fee of $400.00 per lift assist; and to create an appellate process as well; and providing for the effective date hereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That Section 10-330 of the Omaha Municipal Code is hereby created as follows: "ARTICLE XIV. - LIFT ASSIST COST RECOVERY Sec. 10-330. - Definitions. For the purpose of this article, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meaning given: (a) Assisted-living facility. Assisted-living facility means a residential setting that provides assisted-living services for remuneration to four or more persons who reside in such residential setting and are not related to the owner of the residential setting and, except as provided in subdivision (b) of this subdivision, includes a home an apartment, or a facility; assisted-living does not include a home, an apartment, or a facility in which (1) casual care is provided at irregular intervals or (ii) a competent person residing in such home, apartment, or facility provides for or contracts for his or her own personal or professional services if no more than fifty percent of the persons residing in such home, apartment, or facility receive such services. (b) Emergency Medical Treatment. For purposes of this Ordinance, Emergency Medical Treatment shall mean treatment beyond an initial assessment routinely performed by the Omaha Fire Department. (c) Lift Assist. Lift Assist shall mean a response by the Omaha Fire Department to assist in physically moving a person who does not require emergency medical treatment or transportation in an assisted living facility and or nursing care facility. (d) Nursing care facility. Nursing care facility shall mean a facility where medical care, nursing care, rehabilitation, or related services and associated treatment are provided for a period of more than twenty four consecutive hours to persons residing at such facility who are ill, injured, or disabled." Section 2. That Section 10-331 of the Omaha Municipal Code is hereby created as follows: "Sec. 10-331. Lift Assist Cost recovery; fee schedule; records, billing and collection. The City may recover, from any person, the City's expenses for any hazardous materials emergency response, when such person fits any one or more of the following criteria: (a) The City shall charge a fee to assisted living facilities and nursing care facilities for services provided by the City of Omaha Fire Department in connection with providing a lift assist to any person. (b) The fee for providing such lift assist shall be $400.00 per lift assist. (c) The Fire Department shall maintain records in connection with services provided pursuant to this Article, and shall forward the records to the City Finance Department, which shall be responsible for the billing and collection of accounts due and owing, including the right to contract for billing and collection, subject to the approval of the City Council." Section 3. That Section 10-332 of the Omaha Municipal Code is hereby created as follows: "Section 10-332. - Appeals. Any assisted living facility or nursing care facility subject to a fee under this Article may, within ten days of the issuance of such a bill, appeal to the Administrative Appeals Board by complying with all provisions of section 2-171 et seq. of this Code." Section 4. That this Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen days from and after the date of its passage.
 
     First Reading July 24, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing August 7, 2018; Third Reading and Vote September 11, 2018
 
PASSED: September 11, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor                           
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
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ORDINANCE NO. 41572
     AN ORDINANCE to provide for approving a Lease Agreement, No. DACW45-1-18-6031 with Exhibits A-E, between the City of Omaha and the Secretary of the Army, for more than one year, for the City to provide operation and maintenance of parkland and recreational opportunities at Papillion Creek and Dam #11, commonly referred to as Cunningham Lake; and to provide for the effective date hereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That Lease Agreement No. DACW45-1-18-6031 with Exhibits A-E, between the City of Omaha and the Secretary of the Army, for more than one year, for the City to provide operation and maintenance of parkland and recreational opportunities at Papillion Creek and Dam #11, commonly referred to as Cunningham Lake; is approved. Section 2. That this Ordinance, not being of legislative character, shall be in full force and effect upon its passage.
 
     First Reading August 21, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing August 28, 2018; Third Reading and Vote September 11, 2018
 
PASSED: September 11, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor                           
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
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ORDINANCE NO. 41573
     AN ORDINANCE to approve the acceptance of and authorize disbursement over more than one fiscal year from the Nebraska Crime Commission, FY 2017 STOP Violence Against Women (VAWA) Grant, Award #17-VW-0711 in the amount of two hundred and thirty-four thousand, four hundred and six dollars ($234,406), during the project period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019; to enhance victim assistance services and prosecute cases of domestic violence through the multi-agency Douglas County Community Response Team as detailed in the attached grant application; to authorize payment from such grant funding and involving appropriations of more than one fiscal year in conformity with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter; and, providing for the effective date thereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That, as recommended by the Mayor, the acceptance of and disbursement from the Nebraska Crime Commission, FY 2017 STOP Violence Against Women (VAWA) Grant, Award #17-VW-0711, in the amount of two hundred and thirty-four thousand, four hundred and six dollars ($234,406), during the project period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 to provide funding for the implementation of the Douglas County Community Response Team, is hereby approved. Section 2. A copy of such grant award, special conditions, grant application, and revised budget and budget narrative are attached by this reference and made a part hereof. Section 3. That, the grant period extends from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019, commencing upon approval of this ordinance. In conformity with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter, approval of this Ordinance, involving appropriations of more than one year from receipt of grant funds and expenditures, is hereby authorized. Section 4. That, there is a match of $65,010 with this grant award, provided by the Omaha Police Department ($33,032) and the Douglas County Attorney's Office ($31,978). Section 5. That, this Ordinance, being administrative and not legislative in character, shall be in full force and take effect immediately upon passage.
 
     First Reading August 21, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing August 28, 2018; Third Reading and Vote September 11, 2018
 
PASSED: September 11, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor                           
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
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