City of Lincoln
Planning Department
Planning Commission Agenda

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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2000 [Commissioners Schwinn and Krieser absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 14, 2000. APPROVED, 6-0 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3251, requested by the Director of Planning to amend Chapter 27.58 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to change the title and references thereto to "Airport Environs Noise District" and to change the map references from Comprehensive Plan Figure 21 to "Airport Environs Noise Map". Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0 1.2 Change of Zone No. 3256, requested by the Director of Planning, to amend Sections 27.58.050, 27.58.060, and 27.58.070 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to clarify uses permitted in Airport Environs Districts 1 and 2 and those premises that are in both Districts. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on July 12, 2000, at the request of the applicant. PERMITS: 1.3 Special Permit No. 1844, requested by Kim Elder, to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the expanded pre- mises, on property generally located at S. 25th Street and "O" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0 1.4 Special Permit No. 1847, requested by Stephen Forbes, with U.S. West Wireless, L.L.C., for a personal wireless facility, on prop- erty generally located at S. 60th Street and A Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as revised, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00608 1.5 Special Permit No. 1848, requested by Dr. Michael Unthank, to ex- pand a nonstandard garage for a single family residence into the required sideyard setback, on property generally located at S. 29th Street and Sheridan Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00609. 1.6 Special Permit No. 1851, requested by John Bergmeyer, on behalf of Tabitha, Inc. and Tabitha Housing Corporation, for an early child- hood care facility, with request to waive the design standard re- quirement that access to facilities with 31 or more children shall be from a collector street, on property generally located at S. 48th Street and J Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 6-0 PLATS: 1.7 Final Plat No. 00007, Timber Valley Addition, requested by Lyle Loth of E.S.P., on behalf of Hubert H. Hall of Highway 15, Inc. and Duane Hartman of Hartland Homes to final plat 107 residential lots and 2 outlots for storm water detention, drainage and open space on property generally located at SW 31st and West "A" Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00610 1.8 Final Plat No. 00009, Vintage Heights 7th Addition, requested by Robert L. Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Pine Lake Development, L.L.C., to final plat 91 lots for residen- tial development, 2 outlots for future development, and 1 outlot for open space and wetlands on property generally located north of Pine Lake Road, between South 91st & South 98th Streets. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00611 1.9 Final Plat No. 00014, Vavrina Meadows 3rd Addition, requested by Lyle Loth of E.S.P., on behalf of Richard C. Krueger of R.C. Krueger Development Company to final plat 83 residential lots, 1 outlot for future development, storm water detention, open space and recreational access on property generally located at S. 14th and Pine Lake Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00612 1.10 Final Plat No. 00015, Pointe East Estates 9th Addition, requested by Richard L. Chase of Blessing and Chase, on behalf of Glen E. Herbert to final plat 24 residential lots on property generally located at S. 84th and East Pointe Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00613 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 3.1 Special Permit No. 1753A, an amendment to the Vavrina Meadows Com- munity Unit Plan, requested by Brian Carstens, on behalf of R.C. Krueger Development Company, to increase the number of dwelling units from 612 to 648 and to add an early childhood care facility, with requests to waive the maximum cluster density, maximum build- ing height to 43', and the submittal of detail site plans, build- ing plans, and operational plans for the early childcare facility until building permits, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Vavrina Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Denial of the increase in dwell- ing units and of the waiver of the cluster density requirement; Conditional Approval of the waiver of the height requirement for the multiple family structures if parking is provided under the buildings; Conditional Approval of the concept plan for the early childhood care facility Had public hearing. DEFERRED at the request of the applicant with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for July 12, 2000. 3.2 Special Permit No. 1846, requested by Stephen Forbes, with U.S. West Wireless, L.L.C., for a personal wireless facility with re- quests to waive the landscaping requirement and the fall zone, on property generally located at N. 9th Street and W Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to schedule CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION for July 12, 2000. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.3a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 00004, requested by the Direc- tor of Planning, to acquire a permanent conservation easement over approximately 80.62 acres of saline wetlands and floodplain, on property generally located at N. 1st Street and Raymond Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to REOPEN PUBLIC HEARING WITH ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on July 12, 2000. 3.3b County Special Permit No. 182, Hawk's Pointe Community Unit Plan, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 6 dwelling units, on proper- ty generally located at West Raymond Road and N. 1st Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to REOPEN PUBLIC HEARING WITH ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on July 12, 2000. 3.3c County Preliminary Plat No. 00015, Hawk's Pointe, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 6 lots, with requests to waive ornamental lighting, street trees, storm water detention, sidewalks, and land- scape screens, on property generally located at West Raymond Road and N. 1st Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to REOPEN PUBLIC HEARING WITH ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on July 12, 2000. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 6-14-00 agenda for staff report on the following item.) CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 3259, requested by Mark Fahleson, with Rembolt Ludtke & Berger, on behalf of Nebraska Association of County Officials, from R-8 Residential District to O-1 Office District, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and G Street. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral until a report has been submitted by the Capitol Environs Commission, which is scheduled to meet on June 22, 2000. At the request of the applicant, Planning Commission voted to PLACE ON PENDING until an associated text amendment recommended by the Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission has been submitted and scheduled for hearing. 5. REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION: (See 6-14-00 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) 5.1a Special Permit No. 1835, Sage Prairie Community Unit Plan, request- ed by Brian Carstens & Associates, on behalf of Pamela Manske, for 7 single family units, on property generally located at N. 124th Street and Holdrege Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval ** Planning Commission recommendation on June 14, 2000: Denial, 6-3 (Bayer, Duvall and Krieser dissenting). Planning Commission voted 6-0 to RECONSIDER with NEW PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on revised application scheduled for July 12, 2000. 5.1b Preliminary Plat No. 00007, Sage Prairie, requested by Brian Carstens & Associates, on behalf of Pamela Manske, for 7 lots, with requests to waive block length, street lights, street trees, sidewalks, and landscape screens, on property generally located at N. 124th Street and Holdrege Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval ** Planning Commission action on June 14, 2000: Denial, 6-3 (Bayer, Duvall and Krieser dissenting). Planning Commission voted 6-0 to RECONSIDER with NEW PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on revised application scheduled for July 12, 2000. AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO. PENDING LIST: 1. Special Permit No. 1826, requested by Michael Rierden, for a domicil- iary 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.) 2. 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. (2-9-00 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) ** Scheduled new public hearing on July 12, 2000 3. 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. (2-9-00 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) ** Scheduled new public hearing on July 12, 2000