City of Lincoln
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1999
[**Hopkins absent**] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held October 6, 1999. **APPROVED, 6-0, Steward and Krieser abstaining, Hopkins absent** Election of Chair and Vice-Chair: RUSS BAYER elected as Chair and GREG SCHWINN as Vice-Chair, for two-year term. 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3211, requested by Charles Humble, on behalf of McDonald's Corporation, to amend Section 27.69.240 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to increase the area of menu board ground sign. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. PERMITS: 1.2 County Special Permit No. 172, requested by Nextel Communications, Inc., for a wireless communications tower, on property generally located at NW 126th Street and West Holdrege Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. DEFERRED with continued public hearing and administrative action scheduled for November 3, 1999. 1.3 County Special Permit No. 173, requested by Nextel Communications, Inc., for a wireless communications tower, on property generally located at SW 2nd Street and Wittstruck Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. PLATS: 1.4 Preliminary Plat No. 99015, Timber Valley, requested by Jack Tuma, of ESP, on behalf of Hartland Homes, for 104 Lots and 3 Outlots, with request to waive curb and gutter, block length, and low flow liner, on property generally located at SW 31st Street and West A Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-1 (Newman dissenting). 1.5 Final Plat No. 99017, Highlands Northwest 1st Addition, requested by Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Southview, Inc./Ridge Development Company to final plat 42 lots for residen- tial development on property generally located on the east side of NW 12th and west of NW 10th. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00545. 1.6 Final Plat No. 99029, Pine Lake Heights South Addition, requested by Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge Development Company, Southview, Inc., and R.C. Krueger Development Company, to final plat 43 residential lots and 3 outlots for future development on property generally located at Whitlock and S. 33rd St. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00546. 1.7 Final Plat No. 99032, Pine Lake Heights 18th Addition, requested by Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge Development Company and Southview, Inc., to final plat 6 residen- tial lots on property generally located at S. 39th and Diablo Circle. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00547. 1.8 Final Plat No. 99033, Country View Estates 2nd Addition, requested by Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge Development Company and Southview, Inc., to final plat 38 residen- tial lots and 2 outlots for private roadways on property generally located at S. 52nd and Union Hill Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00548. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.9 Annexation No. 99020, requested by Steve Peterson, on behalf of Faith Bible Church, to annex property generally located at 6201 S. 84th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1a County Change of Zone No. 191, requested by the Interim Director of Planning, at the request of the Lancaster County Board of Com- missioners, to amend the 1979 Zoning Resolution of Lancaster County, as amended, to increase zoning application fees. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. 3.1b County Miscellaneous No. 99002, requested by the Interim Director of Planning, at the request of the Lancaster County Board of Com- missioners, to amend the Land Subdivision Resolution of Lancaster County to increase subdivision application fees. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. PERMITS: 3.2 Special Permit No. 1794, requested by Brian M. Barrett, with The Everest Group, on behalf of Sprint PCS, for an 85' wireless com- munications tower and associated ground equipment, with a request to waive the landscape screening requirements, on property general- ly located at 445 A Street. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral at the request of the applicant. Had public hearing. Planning Commission DEFERRED with continued public hearing and administrative action scheduled for November 17, 1999. 3.3a Special Permit No. 277G, requested by Bill Austin, on behalf of Sprint PCS, to amend the Pine Lake CUP, to add cellular antenna on an existing water tower with associated ground equipment, on pro- perty generally located at S. 84th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval (page 111) Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITION- AL APPROVAL, 8-0. 3.3b Special Permit No. 1802, requested by Brian Barrett, with The Ev- erest Group, on behalf of Sprint PCS, to locate wireless communica- tion antenna on an existing water tower and for associated base equipment, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Pine Lake Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval (page 113) Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITION- AL APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00549. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.4 Street and Alley Vacation No. 99011, requested by Chris and Claire Haag, to vacate Hackberrry Lane between Anthony Lane and Hillcrest Drive, in Hillcrest Heights. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-1 (Bayer dissenting) 3.5 Wavier of Design Standards No. 99011, requested by Don Hoegemeyer, of Hoegemeyer Palmer Construction, to waive the pedestrian side- walk, on property generally located at N. 23rd Street and Atwood Circle. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 8-0. 3.6 Waiver of Design Standards No. 99013, requested by Michael Johnson, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of US Xpress Enterprises, Inc., to waive sidewalk and street trees, on property generally located at SW 27th Street and West "O" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-1 (Duvall dissenting) 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 10-6-99 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 97002, requested by Rob Otte, to declare property as surplus property, generally located at S. 62nd Street and Tanglewood Lane. Planning staff recommendation: Retain land to provide a vehicular connection from Colonial Hills to Old Cheney Road Had continued public hearing. **APPLICATION WITHDRAWN** 4.1b Change of Zone No. 3198, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Quin-C, Inc., from R-1 Residential Dis- trict to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 62nd Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial (page 275) Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 5-3 (Duvall, Schwinn and Hunter dissenting). 4.1c Special Permit No. 1786, Black Forest Estates Community Unit Plan, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Quin-C, Inc., for 88 dwelling units, on property generally located at S. 62nd Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval (page 276) Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments; however, retaining the re- quirement for a roadway connection to Tanglewood Lane, 8-0. 4.1d Preliminary Plat No. 99020, Black Forest Estates, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Quin-C, Inc., for 68 lots, with requests to waive sidewalks; front yard setback from 20' to 5'; standard curb and gutter; rear yard setback to 5' for Lot 23; low flow liners; tangent lengths; and centerline radii; on property generally located at S. 62nd Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval (page 279) Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments; however, retaining the re- quirement for a roadway connection to Tanglewood Lane, 8-0.
AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO.
PENDING LIST:
1. County Change of Zone No. 186, requested by Sherrie Gregory, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on pro- perty generally located at NW 120th and West Fletcher. (5/5/99 - Planning Commission voted 5-0 to place on pending until ap- plicant submits a preliminary plat application.)