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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2001 [Commissioner Steward absent]
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held December 13, 2000. **APPROVED 7-0 (Taylor and Steward absent)** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3296, requested by the Director of Urban Develop- ment, from R-6 Residential District to B-3 Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and S Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Steward and Taylor absent) PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 1890, requested by Martin R. Fortney, on behalf of John Olson, to expand a nonstandard single family dwelling into a required yard, on property generally located at S. 31st Street and Sherman Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00654 (Taylor and Steward asbent). . MISCELLANEOUS: 1.3 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 00009, requested by the Director of Parks and Recreation, to review a declaration of surplus property as to conformance with the 1994 Lincoln City - Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan for a .75 acre portion of Lot 2, Fairview Cemetery 1st Addition, generally located west of N. 84th Street and north of Adams Street, adjacent to the north end of Fairview Cemetery. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0 (Steward and Taylor absent). 1.4 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 00010, requested by the Director of Parks and Recreation, to review a declaration of surplus property as to conformance with the 1994 Lincoln City - Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan for a 2.04 acre portion of Holmes Park Golf Course, generally located north of Pioneers Boulevard, and west of Ridgeview Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing at the request of Commissioner Carlson. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE, with conditions as set forth in the staff report dated December 22, 2000, 7-1 (Taylor abstaining; Steward absent). 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 3.1 Use Permit No. 43A, requested by J. D. Burt, with Design Associates, on behalf of Stockwell Properties, L. L. C., for 48,675 square feet of general office, medical office, and financial, with requests to waive sidewalks along S. 13th Street and to allow the placement of signage within required front yards, on property generally located at S. 13th and 14th Streets between Burnham and Stockwell Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 7-0 (Hunter declaring a conflict of interest; Steward absent). 3.2 Special Permit No. 1892, requested by Jill Bazzell, with Qwest Wire- less, L.L.C., for a wireless communications facility, with request to waive the fall zone, on property generally located at N. 7th Street and Fletcher Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Denial Had public hearing. Held over with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 01/24/01. 3.3 Special Permit No. 1893, requested by Steven Smith, with the Corn- husker Council - Boy Scouts of America, to operate a club in the AG Agricultural District, on property generally located at S. 120th Street and A Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00655 (Steward absent). 3.4 Special Permit No. 1894, requested by Don Schleining, on behalf of Dennis Bade, to allow the display of vehicles for sale in the front yard setback, on property generally located at Coddington Avenue and West O Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial ***APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 01/11/01*** PLATS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.5a Preliminary Plat No. 00024, Knights Court, requested by Tom Cajka, with Ross Engineering, for 26 Lots and 1 Outlot, with requests to waive design standards for curve radius and private roadway width, on property generally located at S. 61st Street and South Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment as requested by the applicant, 8-0 (Steward absent). 3.5b Special Permit No. 1869, Knights Court Community Unit Plan, requested by Tom Cajka, with Ross Engineering, on behalf of Council Building Association, for 25 dwelling units of elderly or retirement housing, including a 36% density bonus, and a clubhouse, with requests to waive design standards for curve radius and private roadway width, on property generally located at S. 61st Street and South Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 8-0 (Steward absent). 3.5c Special Permit No. 1888, requested by Tom Cajka, with Ross Engineer- ing, on behalf of Council Building Association, for a club, on property generally located at S. 61st Street and South Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00656 (Steward absent). 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 12-13-00 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Change of Zone No. 3213, requested by Essex Corporation, on behalf of Landscapes Unlimited, from R-3 Residential District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District and O-3 Office Park District, on property generally located at S. 77th Street and Pioneers Blvd. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL 7-0 (Steward and Taylor absent) 4.1b Special Permit No. 1813, The Preserve on Antelope Creek Community Unit Plan, requested by Essex Corporation and Landscapes Unlimited, for 90 single family dwellings, 44 townhomes, 120 independent living units, and 60 assisted living units, on property generally located at S. 77th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0 (Steward and Taylor absent) 4.1c Use Permit No. 125, requested by Essex Corporation and Landscapes Unlimited, to develop a retail neighborhood center and an office park, with request to waive frontyard setbacks, on property general- ly located at S. 77th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment, 7-0 (Steward and Taylor absent) 4.1d Preliminary Plat No. 99027, The Preserve on Antelope Creek, requested by Essex Corporation and Landscapes Unlimited, for 140 lots, with requests to waive the front yard setbacks, double frontage, intersection angle, location of sanitary sewer, and horizontal radius, on property generally located at S. 77th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0 (Steward and Taylor absent) (See 11-29-00 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) PERMITS: 4.2 Combined Use Permit/Special Permit No. 17, requested by J. D. Burt, with Design Associates, on behalf of Stockwell Properties, L. L. C., for 48,675 square feet of general office, medical office, and restaurants, with requests to waive sidewalks along S. 13th Street and Burnham Street and to allow the placement of signage within required front yards, on property generally located at S. 13th and 14th Streets between Burnham and Stockwell Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval of the Use Permit without the restaurant, Denial of the Special Permit for a drive through restaurant ** This application has been withdrawn ** 4.3 Special Permit No. 1887, West Point Business Park, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of West Point, L. L. C., for 230,000 square feet of commercial uses, with requests to waive public sidewalks on the north side of West "O" Street, east side of NW 40th Street, and internal roadways; and front yard setbacks on NW 40th Street and interior streets; on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West "O" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 7-0 (Steward and Taylor absent). MISCELLANEOUS: 4.4 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-56, requested by the Director of Planning, to amend the 1994 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to adopt the proposed "Southeast Lincoln/Highway 2 Subarea Plan" for the area generally from S. 56th to S. 98th Streets, from Old Cheney Road to 1/2 mile south of Yankee Hill Road, including any associated amendments to the land use, phasing, utility, and/or community facilities sections of the plan. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 01/24/01. AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO. PENDING LIST: 1. Change of Zone No. 3277, requested by Richard Wood, of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, from R-2 Residential District to O-2 Suburban Office District, on property generally located at N. 70th Street and Stoney Ridge Road. (9-6-00 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.) 2a. Change of Zone No. 3238, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson Associates, from AGR Agricultural Residential to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Old Cheney Road. (10-18-00 - Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.) 2b. Preliminary Plat No. 00001, Hawkswood Estates, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson Associates, for 26 lots with requests to waive block length; lot line perpendicular to the right-of-way; street light spacing; roadway approach grades; eliminate sidewalks along the internal streets; allow rural roadway section; location of water main and sanitary sewer; storm sewer; storm water detention; transfer sewage across ridge; length of dead-end streets; use name rather than number for north/south street; and separation of roadways intersecting with arterial streets; on property generally located southwest of S. 70th Street and Old Cheney Road. (10-18-00 - Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.)