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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2002
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held January 9, 2002. ** APPROVED, with one amendment requested by Carlson, 6-0 (Hunter, Duvall and Taylor absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3254, (1,571 K) requested by the Lincoln Airport Authority, to amend 27.59.020, 27.59.030, 27.59.050, 27.59.060, and 27.59.080 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to revise the Lincoln Airport Zoning Map. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0 (Taylor late). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for 2/11/02. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Special Permit No. 1943 , (503 K) requested by Kent Seacrest, on behalf of Lincoln Plating Company, for a parking lot in the R-2 Residential District, on property generally located at West E Street and Folsom Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0. 1.2b Street & Alley Vacation No. 01022 , (517 K) requested by Kent Seacrest, on behalf of Lincoln Plating Company, to vacate the north 12' of West E Street, from the east line of Folsom Street to the west line of SW. 6th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0. PLATS: 1.3 County Final Plat No. 01036 , (463 K) Prairie Vista, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, on behalf of Andrew and Tamera Ingwerson, for 6 Lots, on property generally located at N. 176th Street and Havelock Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment, 6-0 (Taylor abstaining). MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 01005 , (777 K) requested by the Director of Urban Development, for review of the proposed Business Improvement District generally located from 26th Street on the west to 28th Street on the east and from the center line of "O" Street on the north to Fair Street on the south, as to conformance with the 1994 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0 (Taylor late). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for 2/11/02. 1.5 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 01006 , (684 K) requested by the Director of Urban Development, for review of the proposed Business Improvement District, in the area of N. 48th Street from Colby Street on the south to the half block north of Adams street on the north and St. Paul Avenue from N. 47th Street to N. 50th Street, as to conformance with the 1994 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0 (Taylor late). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for 2/11/02. 1.6 Street & Alley Vacation No. 01023 , (601 K) requested by the Director of Public Works and Utilities, to vacate Greenfield Street from NW 10th Street, north 75'. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0 (Taylor late). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for 2/11/02. 1.7 Street & Alley Vacation No. 01024 , (577 K) requested by Darrell K. Stock, on behalf of Nebraska Title Company, to vacate the west 60.15' of Wagon Lane from the south line of Outlot B to the north line of Outlot C in Frontier Acres, generally located southeast of Highway 2 and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0 (Taylor late). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for 2/11/02. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. 3351 , (577 K) from H-4 General Commercial District to I-1 Industrial District, requested by Jake Von Busch, on property generally located at SW 5th Street and West A Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Deferred, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 2/6/02, at the applicant's request. 3.2 Change of Zone No. 3352 , (70 K) requested by William F. Austin, on behalf of Nebraska Independent Auto Dealers and the West "O" Area Business Association, to add a new Section 27.70.060 to Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, for storage of vehicles for sale in the front yard in B-3 Commercial District, H-2 Highway Business District, H-3 Highway Commercial District, and I-2 Industrial Park District. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-1 (Schwinn dissenting). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for 2/11/02. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.3a Annexation No. 01007 , (489 K) requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., to annex property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Deferred, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 2/6/02. 3.3b Change of Zone No. 3338 , (1,410 K) from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, requested by Robert Dean, of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Deferred, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 2/6/02. 3.3c Change of Zone No. 3339 , (1,410 K) from AG Agricultural District to O-3 Office Park District, requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Deferred, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 2/6/02. 3.3d Special Permit No. 1930 , (1,410 K) Thompson Creek Community Unit Plan, requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., for approximately 352 dwelling units, with requests to waive lot area, to adjust setbacks, lot width, and maximum height, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Deferred, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 2/6/02. 3.3e Preliminary Plat No. 01015 , (1,410 K) Thompson Creek, requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., for 285 lots and 8 outlots, with requests to waive depth to width ratios, intersection platforms, perpendicular side lot lines, and sanitary sewer depth, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Deferred, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 2/6/02. 3.3f Use Permit No. 141 , (1,410 K) Thompson Creek, requested by Robert Dean of Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Thompson Creek, L.L.C., for approximately 69,000 square feet of office uses and dwellings, with adjustments to yards, required parking, and required open space for dwellings, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Union Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Deferred, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 2/6/02. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 1-9-01 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Special Permit No. 692L , (1,224 K) an amendment to the Tabitha New Community Community Unit Plan, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Southview, Inc., for 36 units of elderly or retirement housing, with requests to waive turn around radius; sidewalks; and side, front and rear yard setbacks; and allow sanitary sewer and water main on the same side of Enterprise Drive; on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Enterprise Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated December 19, 2001, 7-0. 4.1b Preliminary Plat No. 01016 , (1,224 K) Tabitha New Community 3rd Addition, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Southview, Inc., for approximately 36 Lots, with requests to waive turn around radius; sidewalks; and side, front and rear yard setbacks; and to allow sanitary sewer and water main on the same side of Enterprise Drive; on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Enterprise Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated December 19, 2001, with amendments as proposed by the applicant, 7-0. 5. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 1-9-01 agenda for staff report on the following item.) CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.1 Change of Zone No. 3349 , (422 K) from P Public Use District to R-4 Residential District, requested by the Director of Planning, on property generally located at Arlington Avenue and Jefferson Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for 2/11/02.
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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.) 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..) 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.) 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.) 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.) 6. Change of Zone No. 3335, requested by Kent Seacrest, on behalf of the Lincoln Plating Company, from R-2 Residential District to B-1 Local Business District, on property generally located at 600 West E Street. (8-22-01: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.) 7. Street & Alley Vacation No. 01011, requested by Steven M. Nelson and Aileen Eliker, to vacate the east 20' of S. 12th Street, from A to B Streets. (10-3-01: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.) 8. Street & Alley Vacation No. 01014, requested by Thomas Tiedgen, with Midwest Steel Works, to vacate the east 20' of South 7th Street, generally located at S. 7th Street and N Street. (10-3-01: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending indefinitely at the request of the applicant.) 9. Miscellaneous No. 01011, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Hartland Homes, Inc., to vacate Hawthorne Addition subdivision, on property generally located at SW 27th & Maple Streets. (11-14-01: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending until the applicant submits applications for a preliminary plat and community unit plan.) 10. Special Permit No. 1948, requested by Harvey B. Cooper, on behalf of Cricket Nebraska Property Company, for a wireless facility on property generally located at Pine Lake Road and Hazel Scott Drive. *** FINAL ACTION *** 1-9-02: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on 2-6-02.) 11a. Change of Zone No. 3195, from R-3 Residential District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, requested by Lyle Loth of ESP on behalf of R.C. Krueger Development Company, on property generally located at So. Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street. (1-9-02: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on 2-6-02.) 11b. Change of Zone No. 3253, from R-3 Residential District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, requested by DaNay Kalkowski on behalf of Stockwell Properties, L.L.C., on property generally located at the southeast corner of So. Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street. (1-9-02: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on 2-6-02.) 11c. Use Permit No. 133, requested by J.D. Burt of Design Associates on behalf of Stockwell Properties, L.L.C., and by Brian D. Carstens and Associates on behalf of R.C. Krueger Development Company, for commercial retail and office uses, with requests to modify the rear, side, and front yard setbacks; to waive street trees; to adjust the minimum frontage requirements for signs; and to waive lot frontage and access to public street or private roadway; on property generally located at S. Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street. (1-9-02: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on 2-6-02.)
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