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                              AGENDA

                    WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2001

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 18, 2001.
**APPROVED, 7-0 (Taylor and Hunter absent)**

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

    CHANGE OF ZONE:

    1.1  Change of Zone No. 3322,  (10 K) requested by the Director of
	 Planning, to amend Sections 27.27.080(b)2; 27.28.090(b)2;
	 27.31.100(b)2; 27.37.070(e)2; 27.51.100(d)2; 27.60.035(b)2;
	 27.65.070(c); 27.70.050(l)10; and 27.58.060(a)2(ii); of the
	 Lincoln Municipal Code, to correct "City Data" to "NAVD 1988".
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 8-0,
	 (Hunter absent).  Tentatively scheduled for City Council hearing
	 on 5/21/01. 



    CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 
	
The staff report for Item 1.2 is a combined staff report for related
items.  Due to the size of the file, the report has been split into
the following sections:
                  Part A (1,722 K)   Part B (420 K)

    1.2a 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: Approval
         Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 8-0,
	 (Hunter absent).   

    1.2b 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: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 8-0, (Hunter absent).

    PERMITS: 

The staff report for Item 1.3 has been split into the following sections
to cut down on file size and download time:
           Part A (767 K)   Part B (1,316 K)	Part C (1,126 K)

    1.3  Use Permit No. 137, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates,
	 on behalf of Michael Raasch, for 56,000 square feet convenience
         store, car wash, retail, office and commercial space, with
	 request to waive sidewalks; sanitary sewer design standards; and
         rear yard setback, on property generally located at S. 16th
	 Street and Old Cheney Road.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 8-0, (Hunter absent).

The staff report for Item 1.4 has been split into the following sections
to cut down on file size and download time:
                  Part A (13 K)   Part B (1,785 K)

    1.4  Special Permit No. 1161A, requested by Terri Dolezal, with
	 Aliant Cellular, Inc. d.b.a. Alltel, to replace antennas on an
	 existing telecommunications facility and thereby increase the
	 total height to 226', on property generally located at S. 84th
	 Street and Cherrywood Drive. *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00668 (Hunter absent).

    1.5  Special Permit No. 1322F (1,808 K), requested by Terri Dolezal,
	 with Aliant Cellular, Inc. d.b.a. Alltel, to replace antennas on
	 an existing telecommunications facility and thereby increase the
	 total height to 151', on property generally located at N. 7th
	 Street and Fletcher Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00669 (Hunter absent).

    1.6  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; front yard setbacks; and
	 side yard setbacks; on property generally located at SW 40th
	 Street and West "O" Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 8-0, (Hunter absent).

The staff report for Item 1.7 has been split into the following sections
to cut down on file size and download time:
                  Part A (1,783 K)   Part B (319 K)

    1.7  Special Permit No. 1906, requested by Jill Bazzell, with Qwest
	 Wireless, L.L.C., for a 78' tall wireless telecommunications
         facility, on property generally located at N. 70th Street
	 and Huntington Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION ***
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Planning Commission 'final action':  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00670 (Hunter absent).

    1.8  Special Permit No. 1912 (1,759 K), requested by Michael Raasch,
	 on behalf of Karen S. TeSelle, to allow sale of alcoholic bever-
	 ages for consumption off the premises, on property generally lo-
	 cated at 1502 West "O" Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  APPROVAL, 
	 8-0, (Hunter absent). Council hearing tentatively scheduled for 
	 5/21/01.

    MISCELLANEOUS: 

    1.9  Waiver of Design Standards No. 01002 (1,842 K), requested by
	 Duane L. Hartman, of Hartland Homes, Inc., to waive the pedest-
	 rian easements and sidewalks, on property generally located at
	 SW 14th Street and W. Washington Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Approval
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 
	 8-0, Council hearing tentatively scheduled for 5/21/01. 
	 (Hunter absent).

2.  ITEMS PULLED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA:

    2.1 ____________________________________

    2.2 ____________________________________

3.  PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    PERMITS:

The staff report for Item 3.1 has been split into the following sections
to cut down on file size and download time:
                  Part A (1,862 K)   Part B (183 K)

    3.1  Special Permit No. 1808A, amendment to the Fallbrook Community
	 Unit Plan, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates,
	 on behalf of Nebco, Inc., to develop duplex units; with requests
	 to waive setbacks of front, side and rear yard, and to allow
         sidewalks to be built on one side of the street in the townhome
	 area; on property generally located at N. 1st Street and
	 Fallbrook Boulevard.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373
	 Had public hearing.  (Applicant withdrew request to waive
	 sidewalks on one side of the street in the townhome area). 
	 Planning Commission recommendation:  CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0 

    3.2  Special Permit No. 1908 (1,900 K), requested by Gary Bredehoft,
	 with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Anderson Ford, to allow
	 storage of vehicles within the required setback, with request to
	 waive design standards to allow parking of display vehicles on
	 raised islands, on property generally located at N. 27th Street
	 and Wildcat Drive.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jennifer Dam, 441-6362
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment to Condition #1.1.6, 9-0 

The staff report for Item 3.3 has been split into the following sections
to cut down on file size and download time:
                  Part A (1,885 K)   Part B (328 K)

    3.3  Special Permit No. 1219J, requested by Ron Wachter, with Bryan
	 LGH Health Systems, for a hospital/medical office addition and
	 parking structure, with request to waive lot coverage, on prop-
	 erty generally located at S. 48th Street and Sumner Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Ray Hill, 441-6371
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments moving Condition #1.1.1 to
	 #3.4; deleting Condition #1.1.7; and deleting Condition #3.3, 
	 8-1 (Carlson dissenting).

    PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS:

The staff report for Item 3.4a has been split into the following sections
to cut down on file size and download time:
                  Part A (1,787 K)   Part B (361 K)

    3.4a Special Permit No. 1020G, requested by Ron Wachter, with Bryan
	 LGH Health System, for a hospital/medical office tower; parking
	 structure; and independence center; with request to waive lot
	 coverage, on property generally located at S. 16th Street
         and South Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Ray Hill, 441-6371
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments moving Condition #1.1.1 to
	 Condition #3.4; deleting Condition #1.1.7; and deleting Condition
	 #3.3, 8-1 (Carlson dissenting). 

    3.4b Street & Alley Vacation No. 01007 (1,700 K), requested by Craig
	 Ames, with Bryan LGH Medical Center, to vacate a portion of S.
	 16th Street from the north line of Lake Street to the south line
	 of previously vacated S. 16th Street.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
	 Plan and Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Ching-Yun Liang, 441-5662
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND 
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0 

    MISCELLANEOUS: 

    3.5  Street & Alley Vacation No. 01006 (1,807 K), requested by Kent
	 Thompson, of Thompson Realty Group, to vacate the east-west alley
	 between 18th and 19th Streets, Block 29, Kinney's "O" Street
	 Addition.
         Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive
	 Plan and Conditional Approval
         Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620
	 Had public hearing.  Planning Commission recommendation:
	 A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND 
	 CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0 

4.  CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
    AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION:

    (See 4-18-01 agenda for staff report on the following item.)

    PERMITS:

    4.1  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 continued public hearing.  Applicant's request for 
	 additional four-week deferreal granted.  CONTINUED PUBLIC 
	 HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION SCHEDULED FOR 5/30/01. 

           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.)
	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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