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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 25, 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, JULY 25, 2001 Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 11, 2001 **APPROVAL, 7-0 (Hunter and Taylor abstaining)** Approval of minutes of the special meeting held July 18, 2001 **APPROVAL, 5-0 (Hunter and Taylor abstaining; Bayer and Krieser having a conflict of interest)** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a County Change of Zone No. 206, (1,063 K) requested by the Lancaster County Attorney, to revise Article 11, "Floodplain District", of the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution to adopt the revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS), delete the reference to the Flood Boundary and Floodway Maps, to add definitions for Base Flood, Historic Structure, and Violation, and to modify definitions and make various revisions to clarify language relating to the standards required by the National Flood Insurance Program and State standards for floodplain management. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 and Nicole Fleck-Tooze, 441-6173 Removed from Consent and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. 1.1b County Miscellaneous No. 01007, (1,063 K) requested by the Lancaster County Attorney, to revise Chapter 2, "Definitions"; Chapter 6, "Subdivision Within Floodplain"; and Chapter 7, "Form of Preliminary Plat"; of the Lancaster County Subdivision Resolution to adopt the revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS), delete the reference to the Flood Boundary and Floodway Maps, to modify the definition of floodplain and make various revisions to clarify language relating to the standards required by the National Flood Insurance Program and State standards for floodplain management. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 and Nicole Fleck-Tooze, 441-6173 Removed from Consent and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. 1.1c Change of Zone No. 3331, (1,119 K) requested by the City Attorney, to revise Chapter 27.55, "Flood Plain District", of the Lincoln Zoning Ordinance, by amending Section 27.55.010, "Scope of Regulations", to adopt the revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS); and to delete the reference to the Flood Boundary and Floodway Maps; amending Section 27.55.020, "Definitions", to add definitions for Flood Insurance Study, Historic Structure, and Violation, and to modify the definition of Floodplain; amending Section 27.55.030, "Standards", and 27.55.040, "Administration", to add provisions regarding Special Flood Hazard Areas Zone AO and Zone A, and to make various other revisions to clarify language relating to the minimum standards required by the National Flood Insurance Program and State of Nebraska for floodplain management. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 and Nicole Fleck-Tooze, 441-6173 Removed from Consent and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Tentatively scheduled for public hearing before the City Council on August 13, 2001. 1.1d Miscellaneous No. 01006, (1,119 K) requested by the City Attorney, to revise Chapter 26.07, "Definitions", and Chapter 26.15, "Preliminary Plat", of the Lincoln Subdivision Ordinance to add Section 26.07.115, "Flood Insurance Study", to adopt the revised Flood Insurance Study; to amend Section 26.07.120, "Floodplain" to adopt the revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps; and to amend Section 26.11.100, "Development Within Floodplain," to add provisions regarding Special Flood Hazard Area Zone A to clarify language relating to the minimum standards required by the National Flood Insurance Program and State of Nebraska for floodplain management. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 and Nicole Fleck-Tooze, 441-6173 Removed from Consent and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Tentatively scheduled for public hearing before the City Council on August 13, 2001. PLATS: 1.2 Final Plat No. 00022, (821 K) Lincoln Ballpark Addition, requested by Michael Johnson of Olsson Associates, to final plat 2 lots and 2 outlots on property generally located at N. 6th St. and Charleston Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 9-0, Resolution No. PC-00688. 1.3 County Final Plat No. 01022, (391 K) Hawk's Pointe, requested by Eric Pavey, for 6 Lots, with requests to waive block length, street trees, sidewalks, and street lights, on property legally described as Lots 13 and 14 I.T., located in the NE 1/4 of Section 3, T11N, R6E, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at N. 1st Street and Raymond Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Waiver of Design Standards No. 01013, (849 K) requested by Jerry Kavan, with the Slosburg Company, for an extension of time to install street trees, landscaping, and sidewalks, on property legally described as Lot 9, Cornhusker Business Center, located in the NW 1/4 of Section 10, T9N, R7E, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at S. 70th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Tentatively scheduled for public hearing before the City Council on August 13, 2001. 1.5 Waiver of Design Standards No. 01015, (598 K) requested by Virgil Carner, of Orchard Park Retirement Community, for extension of time for the installation of two sidewalks and one street sign, on property legally described as Lot 1, Omnivillage Addition, located in the NE 1/4 of Section 5, T9N, R7E, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at S. 48th Street and High Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0. 1.6 Miscellaneous No. 01008, (8 K) requested by the Director of Planning at the request of the Lincoln- Lancaster County Planning Commission, to amend "Rule 14. Election of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson" of the Planning Commission Rules and Procedures, to change the date for election of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson from October to August of odd-numbered years. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Contact: Jean Walker, 441-6365 Removed from Consent and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 9-0, Resolution No. PC-00689. 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1a Change of Zone No. 3327, (154 K) requested by William F. Austin, on behalf of Leonard G. Stolzer, for text amendment to Section 27.71.130 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to allow more than one main building on a lot in the AG Agricultural District. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF ALTERNATE LANGUAGE PROPOSED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY, 5-4 (Krieser, Taylor, Duvall, Schwinn and Bayer voting 'yes'; Hunter, Steward, Newman and Carlson voting 'no'). Tentatively scheduled for public hearing before the City Council on August 13, 2001. 3.1b Special Permit No. 1909, (753 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. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 9-0. Tentatively scheduled for public hearing before the City Council on August 13, 2001. PERMITS: 3.2 Special Permit No. 1786A, (969 K) an amendment to Black Forest Estates Community Unit Plan, requested by Gary Bredehoft, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Quin-C, Inc., to add a picnic shelter and to remove crosscut lane between Burlwood Drive and Black Forest Drive; with requests to waive block length, cul-de-sac radius, cul-de-sac length, and sidewalks along both sides of Black Forest Court; on property legally described as Lot 9, Vandervort Addition, Black Forest Estates Addition, and Black Forest Estates 1st Addition, all located in the South 1/2 of Section 9, T9N, R7E, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at S. 62nd Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing - no public testimony. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted. Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on August 8, 2001. PLATS: 3.3 Preliminary Plat No. 01007, (899 K) Carroll M5 Industrial Park, requested by Tom Cajka, with Ross Engineering, on behalf of Ceejay, L.L.C., for 12 lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, centerline radius for curves, and stormwater detention/retention, on property legally described as Lot 200 I.T., located in the NE 1/4 of Section 13, T10N, R6E, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at N. 27th Street and Cleveland Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to defer with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for August 8, 2001. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.4 Waiver of Design Standards No. 01012, (543 K) requested by Scott Fitzgerald, with General Excavating, to extend the time to install the sewer, on property legally described as Lot 9, Cornhusker Business Center, located in the NE 1/4 of Section 4, T10N, R7E, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at N. 70th Street and Highway 6. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL of time extension for four years, with recalculation and posting of new bond, 9-0. Tentatively scheduled for public hearing before the City Council on August 13, 2001. 3.5 Waiver of Design Standards No. 01014, (622 K) requested by Mark Hunzeker, to waive the street tree requirement along Interstate 80, on property legally described as a portion of Lot 41 I.T. and Outlot A, North Creek 2nd Addition, located in the South of Section 36, T11N, R6E, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at Fletcher Avenue and Telluride Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 7-11-01 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) PLATS: 4.1 Final Plat No. 99006, (630 K) Fairfield Centre 2nd Addition, requested by J.D. Burt of Design Associates, to final plat 2 lots and 3 outlots on property generally located at N. 25th Street and Fairfield Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 9-0, Resolution No. PC-00690. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.2 Waiver of Design Standards No. 01011, (592 K) requested by Jim C. Hille, to waive the subdivision requirement for street lights, on property generally located at Hickory Crest Road and Jack Pine Court. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Tentatively scheduled for public hearing before the City Council on August 13, 2001. 5. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 7-11-01, 6:00 p.m. special meeting agenda for staff reports on the following items.) 5.1 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-62, (1,415 K) requested by the Director of Planning and the Director of Public Works and Utilities, to amend the Long Range Transportation Plan and other appropriate portions of the 1994 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to reflect the inclusion of the South Beltway as a 4 lane freeway, generally located 1/2 mile south of Saltillo Road from Highway 77 to Highway 2, including portions between north of Saltillo, east of 98th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Bayer and Krieser declaring a conflict of interest). Public Hearing before the City Council and County Board scheduled for August 15, 2001, at 4:00 p.m., and August 22, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. 5.2 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-63, (1,504 K) requested by the Director of Planning and the Director of Public Works and Utilities, to amend the Long Range Transportation Plan and other appropriate portions of the 1994 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to reflect the inclusion of the East Far Beltway as a 4 lane freeway, generally located between 134th and 148th Streets from Highway 2 to Interstate 80. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-0 (Bayer and Krieser declaring a conflict of interest). Public hearing before the City Council and County Board scheduled for August 15, 2001, at 4:00 p.m., and August 22, 2001, at 3:00 p.m. 5.3 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-64, (1,174 K) requested by the Director of Planning and the Director of Public Works and Utilities, to amend the Long Range Transportation Plan and other appropriate portions of the 1994 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to reflect the inclusion of the East Middle Beltway as a 4 lane freeway, generally located between 120th and 134th Streets, from Highway 2 to Interstate 80. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-2 (Hunter, Taylor, Duvall, Carlson and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Steward and Newman voting 'no'; Bayer and Krieser declaring a conflict of interest). Public hearing before the City Council and County Board scheduled for August 15, 2001, at 4:00 p.m., and August 22, 2001, at 3:00 p.m. 5.4 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 94-65, (1,138 K) requested by the Director of Planning and the Director of Public Works and Utilities, to amend the Long Range Transportation Plan and other appropriate portions of the 1994 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to reflect the inclusion of the East Close Beltway as a 4 lane freeway, generally located between 98th and 112th Streets, from Highway 2 to Interstate 80. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 7-0 (Bayer and Krieser declaring a conflict of interest). Public hearing before the City Council and County Board scheduled for August 15, 2001, at 4:00 p.m., and August 22, 2001, at 3:00 p.m. * * * * * * 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: Ray Hill, 441-6371 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 4. Change of Zone No. 3321, requested by Michael T. Johnson, on behalf of West Gate, Inc., from R-7 Residential District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business District, on property generally located at 1729 M Street (6-13-01: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.) Staff Planner: Ray Hill, 441-6371 5a. Change of Zone No. 3279, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Countryview Road. (6-13-01: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending until January, 2002 at the request of the applicant.) Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 5b. Special Permit No. 1868, Windmill Ridge Estates Community Unit Plan, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 23 single family lots, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Countryview Road. (6-13-01: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending until January, 2002 at the request of the applicant.) Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 5c. Preliminary Plat No. 00023, Windmill Ridge Estates, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 23 Lots, with requests to waive ornamental street lights; sidewalks; street trees; landscape screens; and block length; on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Countryview Road. (6-13-01: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending until January, 2002 at the request of the applicant.) Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 ** The Planning Commission meeting on August 22, 2001 will begin at 9:00 a.m. * * * * * 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.