City of Lincoln
Planning Department
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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2000 [Commissioner Krieser absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held January 26, 2000. APPROVED, 8-0 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3234, requested by Robert Dean, from AG Agri- cultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property gen- erally located at Fletcher Avenue & Gunnison. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 1.2 Change of Zone No. 3235, requested by the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners, from I-2 Industrial Park District to P Public Use District, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Dairy Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 PLATS: 1.3 Final Plat No. 99030, Pine Lake Heights South 1st Addition, requested by Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge Development Company, Southview, Inc. and R.C. Krueger Devel- opment Company to final plat 26 residential lots and 1 lot for a church on property generally located south of Whitlock along Brummond Drive. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission "final action": APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00577. 1.4 Final Plat No. 99031, Bair Industrial Park 1st Addition, requested by Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Harley L. Bair and Superior Pointe Partners, to final plat 5 lots for commercial development on property generally located at N. 31st and Bair Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission "final action": APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00578. 1.5 Final Plat No. 99052, North Hills Addition, requested by Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Southview, Inc. to final plat 98 lots for residential development, 2 outlots for open space and one outlot for future development on property generally located at N. 14th and Interstate 80. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission "final action": APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00579. 1.6 Final Plat No. 99054, Pine Lake Heights 19th Addition, requested by Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Pine Lake Heights, a Limited Partnership, Ridge Development Comp- any and Southview, Inc. to final plat 4 residential lots on prop- erty generally located along the west side of S. 40th St. at Santa Rosa Lane and San Mateo Lane. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission "final action": APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00580. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.7 Street & Alley Vacation No. 00001, requested by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, to vacate the alley between N. 17th to N. 18th Streets and Q to R Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan and Conditional Approval Planning Commission recommendation: CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. 1.8 Street & Alley Vacation No. 00002, requested by TMCO Investments, to vacate the east-west alley between G to H Streets and 5th to 6th Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan and Conditional Approval Planning Commission recommendation: CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. 1.9 Street & Alley Vacation No. 00003, requested by Union College, to vacate Cooper Avenue, west from 52nd Street 158' to the west line of the north/south alley. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan and Conditional Approval Planning Commission recommendation: CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. 1.10 Miscellaneous No. 00001, requested by the Director of Urban Devel- opment, for an amendment to the North 27th Street Redevelopment Plan (an area composed of the city blocks generally bounded on the south by N Street, on the west by 23rd Street, on the north by Leighton Avenue, and on the east by 31st Street) to add project elements for an area on the west side of 27th Street between S and T Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Planning Commission recommendation: CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.1a Change of Zone No. 3206, requested by Mike Marsh and Robert Weigel, with Realty Trust Group, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to B-1 Local Business District, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Held public hearing. Placed on pending at the Applicant's request. 3.1b Change of Zone No. 3207, requested by Mike Marsh and Robert Weigel, with Realty Trust Group, from AG Agricultural District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located north of S. 84th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Held public hearing. Placed on pending at the Applicant's request. PERMITS: 3.2 Special Permit No. 773A, requested by The Housing Authority of Lincoln, to amend an existing parking lot and construct additional stalls, on property generally located at 5700 R Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. 3.3 Special Permit No. 1794, requested by John S. Hertzler, of The Everest Group, on behalf of Sprint PCS, for a wireless communica- tions tower and associated equipment, with a request to waive the landscaping, on property generally located at 445 A Street. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral until the applicant can address the possibility of locating on or adjacent to either the nearby grain elevator or cement mixer, and provides the additional information required by the Ordinance Had public hearing. Placed on pending. 3.4 Special Permit No. 1827, requested by John Hertzler, of The Everest Group, on behalf of Sprint PCS for a 100' wireless communications tower and associated base equipment, with request to waive the required landscaping, on property generally located at N. 14th Street and Saunders Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral until the applicant can address the future collocation on this tower Had public hearing. Placed on pending. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-47, requested by the Director of Planning, to change the land use plan to show "Commercial" generally at Highway 2 and Highway 43. Planning staff recommendation: Approval of the conversion of the existing industrial to commercial designation; Denial of the commercial expansion at this time ***WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT*** 4.1b County Change of Zone No. 194, requested by Gary Butts, on behalf of Nebraska Retail Ventures, from AG Agricultural District and I Industrial District to B Business District, on property generally located at Highway 2 and Highway 43. Planning staff recommendation: Approval of the I to B; Denial of the AG to B ***WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT*** 4.1c County Change of Zone No. 195, requested by Gary Butts, on behalf of Nebraska Retail Ventures, for text amendment to Section 16.005 of the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution, to modify signs in the B Business District. Planning staff recommendation: Approval ***WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT*** 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 property generally located at NW 120th and West Fletcher. (5/5/99 - Planning Commission voted 5-0 to place on pending until applicant submits a preliminary plat application.) 2. Special Permit No. 1826, requested by Michael Rierden, for a domiciliary care facility and housing for the elderly, including a density bonus, on property generally located at 4444 S. 56th Street. (1-26-00 - Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending indef- initely at the request of the applicant). 3. Change of Zone No. 3220, requested by Brian Carstens, on behalf of Bill Krein and Aspen Partnership, to amend Section 27.69.044 of the Lincoln Municipal Code regarding permitted signs in the O-1 Office District, O-2 Suburban Office District, and O-3 Office Park District, to allow individual users to have separate wall signs. (1-26-00 - Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending until March 8, 2000 at the request of the applicant).