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                 *** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***

NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at 1:00 p.m. in the City-Council Chambers, County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska, on the following items. For more information, call the Planning Department, 441-7491. **PLEASE NOTE: The Planning Commission action is final action on any item with a notation of "FINAL ACTION". Any aggrieved person may appeal Final Action of the Planning Commission to the City Council by filing a Notice of Appeal with the City Clerk within 14 days following the action of the Planning Commission. ** The Planning Commission action on all other items is a recommendation to the City Council or County Board.
AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2001
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 21, 2001. **APPROVED, 7-0, Hunter and Newman abstaining** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 County Change of Zone No. 203, requested by Power Engineers, for a text amendment to Articles 4.003 and 5.003 of the County Zoning Resolution "Permitted Uses in the AG Agricultural District and AGR Agricultural Residential District", to allow cable and fiber optic distribution systems. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0 PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Special Permit No. 1881, Eagle View Community Unit Plan, request- ed by Brian Carstens, on behalf of Hoegemeyer-Palmer Construction and Ron Tonniges, for 12 townhome lots, with requests to waive sidewalks on one side of a private roadway and the lot width to depth ratio on property generally located at Talon Road and Peregrine Court. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0 1.2b Preliminary Plat No. 00026, Eagle View, requested by Brian Carstens, on behalf of Hoegemeyer-Palmer Construction and Ron Tonniges, for 13 Lots, with requests to waive sidewalks on one side of a private roadway and the lot width to depth ratio, on property generally located at Talon Road and Peregrine Court. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0 PLATS: 1.3 Final Plat No. 00016, Landmark Corporate Center, requested by Michael R. Johnson of Olsson Associates, on behalf of North Thirty-Third, L.L.C., Donald W. Linscott, to final plat 24 lots and 5 outlots on property generally located at N. 33rd Street and Folkways Blvd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 9-0, Resolution No. PC-00660. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Street & Alley Vacation No. 01002, requested by Clifton Livingston and the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska, to vacate the public right-of-way west of Stadium Drive and the south line of U Street to the north line of Lot 4, Block 10, North Lincoln Addition, and to vacate U Street from the east line of 10th Street to a point 12' east of the west line of Stadium Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan and Conditional Approval Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0. 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. 3134B, requested by Scott Sullivan, of Erickson & Sullivan Architects, on behalf of Eastmont Towers, to amend the Willow Springs Final Planned Unit Development to, to add a 6-bed health care facility on property generally located at S. 78th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0. PERMITS: 3.2 Special Permit No. 1884, requested by David L. Miller, for a wireless tower, with request to waive the fall zone, on property generally located at S. 17th Street and Garfield Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-1 (Duvall dissenting; Carlson abstaining), Resolution No. PC-00661. 3.3 Special Permit No. 1891, requested by Jill Bazzell, with Qwest Wireless, L.L.C., for a wireless tower, with request to waive the fall zone, on property generally located at S. 17th Street and Garfield Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Denial Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': DENIAL, 8-0 (Carlson abstaining), Resolution No. PC-00662. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.4 Street & Alley Vacation No. 01003, requested by Frank Sidles, with Capital Contractors, Inc., to vacate the south 40' of X Street adjacent to Lot 1, Block 6, North Lincoln Addition, gener- ally located at X Street and N. 9th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan and Conditional Approval of the vacation of the south 34' of right-of-way Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-3 (Carlson, Steward, Hunter, Krieser, Taylor and Newman voting 'yes'; Duvall, Schwinn and Bayer voting 'no'). MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.5a Annexation No. 01001, requested by the Director of Planning, to annex property generally located at S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval subject to the Annexation Agreement Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Bayer absent). 3.5b Change of Zone No. 3301, requested by Brian Carstens and Assoc- iates, on behalf of R. C. Krueger Development Company, from AG Agricultural District to H-4 General Commercial District, R-3 Residential District and B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business Dist- rict, and from B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Bayer absent). . 3.5c Special Permit No. 1753B, Vavrina Meadows 1st Addition Community Unit Plan, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 517 single family units, 355 multi-family units, 34 single family attached lots, and 86 unassigned dwelling units, with requests to waive cluster density, front, rear and side yard setbacks, and building height on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 8-0 (Bayer absent). 3.5d Preliminary Plat No. 00022, Vavrina Meadows 1st Addition, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of R. C. Krueger Development Company, for 517 single family lots, 34 single family attached, 6 multi-family lots, 54 commercial lots, and outlots for open space and roadways, with requests for waivers of block length, lot frontage, lot width, lot depth-width ratio, and sidewalk for various streets, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Vavrina Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 8-0 (Bayer absent). 3.5e Use Permit No. 129A, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of R. C. Krueger Development Company, for 134,865 square feet of commercial uses, with requests to waive sidewalks, spec- ific site plan requirements, and front and rear yard setbacks, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0 (Bayer absent). 3.5f Special Permit No. 1895, requested by Brian Carstens and Assoc- iates, on behalf of R. C. Krueger Development Company, for 361,200 square feet of commercial uses, with requests to waive front and rear yard setbacks, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0 (Bayer absent). 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 2-21-01 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Annexation No. 00006, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, to annex property gen- erally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/21/01, at the request of Michael Rierden on behalf of University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. 4.1b Change of Zone No. 3255, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, from AG Agricultural District to O-3 Office Park District, B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, R-3 Residential District and R-4 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/21/01, at the request of Michael Rierden on behalf of University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. 4.1c Special Permit No. 1839, Morning Glory Estates Community Unit Plan, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, for 269 residential units, on property gen- erally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/21/01, at the request of Michael Rierden on behalf of University Park Congrega- tion of Jehovah's Witnesses. 4.1d Preliminary Plat No. 00011, Morning Glory Estates, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, for 54 residential lots, two outlots, and 12 commer- cial lots, with a request for waivers of the subdivision require- ments of Section 26.15.030(b) requiring a Use Permit on a portion of the property with the submittal of the Preliminary Plat; Section 26.23.030 requiring a street projection to the north; Section 26.23.095 requiring sidewalks on the east side of N. 86th Street; Section 26.23.140(e) to allow double frontage lots; Section 26.23.140(a) to allow lots with a depth of less than 120' abutting an arterial street; Section 26.23.125 requiring a pedes- trian connection to the east; a waiver of the design standards relating to the depth and slope of sanitary sewers (Chapter 2, Sections 3.3 and 3.6) and a waiver of the design standards relat- ing to intersection approaches (Chapter 2.15, Section 3.4.3), on property generally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval (see staff report for recommendation on all waivers) Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/21/01, at the request of Michael Rierden on behalf of University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. 4.1e Use Permit No. 128, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Assoc- iates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, for office and commercial development, with a request for an increase in the number of permitted ground signs and an adjustment of the front yard set- back for ground signs, on property generally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Had continued public hearing. DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/21/01, at the request of Michael Rierden on behalf of University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. (See November 29, 2000 agenda for staff report on the following item.) MISCELLANEOUS: 4.2 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-56, requested by the Director of Planning, to amend the 1994 Lincoln/Lancaster County Compre- hensive 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: Approval Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL of the staff recommendation on the REVISED SUBAREA PLAN dated February 22, 2001 with one amendment, 8-0 (Bayer absent). 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.) 2. Change of Zone No. 3299, requested by the Director of Planning, to amend Sections 27.69.044, 27.69.047, and 27.69.049 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to adjust permitted signage in the O-3 Office Park District and adjacent to the Interstate in the H-1 Interstate Commercial, H-3 Highway Commercial, and H-4 General Commercial Districts. (1-24-01 - Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending.) 3a. Change of Zone No. 3292, a text amendment to Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, requested by the Director of Planning, to add Chapter 27.53, to create an overlay district, the Entryway Corridors District, concerning permitted uses, parking regulations, sign regulations, grading and land disturbance regulations, area regulations, and design standards, for corridors in the vicinity of Interstate 80 and Interstate 180. (2-7-01 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 3b. Miscellaneous No. 00011, requested by the Director of Planning, to adopt design standards for the Entryway Corridors District, an overlay district in the vicinity of Interstate 80 and Interstate 180. (2-7-01 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 4a. Change of Zone No. 3238, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson Associates, from AGR Agricultural Residential to R-1 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Old Cheney Road. (2-21-01 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on 3-21-01) 4b. Preliminary Plat No. 00001, Hawkswood Estates, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson Associates, for 27 lots, with requests to waive block length; street light spacing; roadway approach grades; eliminate sidewalks along one side of the internal streets; allow rural roadway section; location of water main and sanitary sewer; storm sewer; transfer sewage across ridge; and length of deadend streets; on property generally located southwest of S. 70th Street and Old Cheney Road. (2-21-01 - Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on 3-21-01) The Planning Commission meeting which is broadcast live at 1:00 p.m. every other Wednesday will be rebroadcast on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.