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                              AGENDA

                    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2001

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 4, 2001. (55 K)
**APPROVED, 6-0 (Bayer and Duvall abstaining; Hunter absent)**

1.  CONSENT AGENDA:
    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

    CHANGE OF ZONE:

    1.1  Change of Zone No. 3318,  (3,290 K) requested by Ward F. Hoppe,
	 on behalf of John and Patsy Pittman, from H-3 Highway Commercial
	 District to I-1 Industrial District, on property located at N.
	 35th Street and Cornhusker Highway.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 8-0
	 Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for
	 5/7/01.

    PLATS:

    1.2  Final Plat No. 00026,  (3,636 K) Timber Ridge 3rd Addition,
	 requested by Lyle Loth of E.S.P. , to final plat 61 residential
	 lots and 3 outlots at Timber Ridge Rd. and W. Plum Street. 
	 *** FINAL ACTION *** 
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution
	 No. PC-00666

    MISCELLANEOUS: 

    1.3  Street & Alley Vacation No. 01005,  (3,169 K) requested by the
	 Director of Planning, to vacate the west 6' of NW 7th Street
	 adjacent to Lots 1 and 2, Block 22, West Lincoln Addition, gener-
	 ally located at NW 7th Street and Saunders Avenue.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE
	 WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0
	 Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for
	 5/7/01.

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:

    3.1a Change of Zone No. 3319, requested by Gary Bredehoft,
	 with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Richard and Ann Hudson, from
	 AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District,
	 on property generally located at S. 112th Street and Van Dorn
	 Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Deferral for 2 weeks
         Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 No public hearing held.  Staff request to defer with PUBLIC
	 HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 5/2/01.

    3.1b Special Permit No. 1386B, amendment to Windhoek 4th
	 Addition Community Unit Plan, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with
	 Olsson Associates, on behalf of Richard and Ann Hudson, to add
	 one acreage lot, on property generally located at S. 112th
	 Street and Van Dorn Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Deferral for 2 weeks
         Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 No public hearing held.  Staff request to defer with PUBLIC
	 HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 5/2/01.

    PERMITS:

    3.2  Special Permit No. 1665A,  (4,348 K) amendment to Van Dorn
	 Meadows 1st Addition Community Unit Plan, requested by Gary
	 Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates, to add 17 units and waive the
	 height variance, on property generally located at S. 72nd Street
	 and Van Dorn Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 8-0.

    3.3  Special Permit No. 1887,  (1,962 K) 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, the east side of NW 40th Street, and internal roadways;
	 front yard setbacks on NW 40th Street and interior streets; and
	 side yard setbacks; on property generally located at SW 40th
	 Street and West "O" Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Deferral for 2 weeks
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had public hearing.  Applicant's request for two-week deferral
	 granted; scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE
	 ACTION on 5/2/01.

    3.4  Special Permit No. 1903,  (3,302 K) requested by Jill Bazzell,
	 with Qwest Wireless, L.L.C., for a wireless facility, on property
	 generally located at S. 37th Street and Sheridan Boulevard.
	 *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission 'final action': CONDI-
	 TIONAL APPROVAL, 5-3 (Krieser, Schwinn, Taylor, Duvall and Bayer
	 voting 'yes'; Carlson, Steward and Newman voting 'no'; Hunter
	 absent), Resolution No. PC-00667.

    3.5  Special Permit No. 1909,  (915 K) requested by Richard L.
	 Spangler, on behalf of Leonard G. Stolzer, to permit temporary
	 storage of construction equipment and materials, on property
	 generally located at 5400 S. Folsom Street.  *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Denial
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had public hearing.  Applicant's request for two-week deferral
	 granted; scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE
	 ACTION on 5/2/01.

4.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

The staff report for Item 4.1 is a combined staff report for related
items.  Due to the size of the file, the report has been split into
the following sections:

Staff Report (45 K)   Maps & Aerials(2,490 K)	Other Comments (3,247 K)

    4.1a Annexation No. 00006, requested by Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Assoc-
	 iates, on behalf of Holdrege Investors LLC and University Park
	 Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, to annex property generally
	 located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Had cont'd public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0.

    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
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0.

    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
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 8-0.

    4.1d Preliminary Plat No. 00011, Morning Glory Estates, requested by
	 Gary Bredehoft of Olsson Associates, on behalf of Holdrege Inves-
	 tors LLC and University Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses,
	 for 54 residential lots, two outlots, and 12 commercial lots,
	 with a request for waivers of the subdivision requirements 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 pedestrian con-
	 nection 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 relating to inter-
	 section approaches (Chapter 2.15, Section 3.4.3), on property
	 generally located at N. 84th and Holdrege Streets. 
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 8-0.

    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 setback
	 for ground signs, on property generally located at N. 84th and
         Holdrege Streets.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments, 8-0.

5.  ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    (See 3-21-01 agenda for staff report on the following item.)

    PERMITS:

    5.1  Special Permit No. 1165B,  (5,040 K) requested by Ray Lineweber,
	 to expand a special permit for historic preservation to include
	 property at 1301 H Street.
	 Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360
	 Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 5-3 (Krieser, Schwinn,
	 Newman, Duvall and Bayer voting 'yes'; Carlson, Steward and Taylor
	 voting 'no'; Hunter absent).
	 Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for
	 5/7/01.

              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 Univer-
	sity 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.)
        Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362

    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.)
	Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370

    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.)
	Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360

    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.)
	Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360

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