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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2002
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 20, 2002. [Commissioners Krieser and Duvall absent; Hunter resigned] 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Administrative Action): PLATS: 1.1 Final Plat No. 01035, (641 K) Appian Way Addition, requested by Olsson Associates on behalf of Eiger Corporation to final plat 3 lots with outlots for private roadways, open space and future development on property generally located at S. 84th St. and Highway 2. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 6-0, Resolution No. PC-00736. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.2 County Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 02001, (528 K) requested by the Lower Platte South NRD, for a conservation easement, on property generally located at NW 126th Street and Superior Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0. 1.3 Street & Alley Vacation No. 02001, (599 K) requested by Patrick Mooberry, Parker Ground Partnership, to vacate a portion of Ashbrook Drive, on property generally located 1/2 mile east of S. 70th Street and 1/2 mile south of Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0. 1.4 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02002, (515 K) requested by Paul N. Heiman, Hy-Electric, on behalf of JNP Investments, L.L.C., to waive all paving, box culvert, 60' turnaround on N. 67th Street, street trees, and sidewalks, for proposed Simonds Subdivision, an administrative final plat, on property generally located at N. 67th Street and Seward Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with amendment to add one condition, 6-0. Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for 3/25/02, 5:30 p.m. 1.5 Miscellaneous No. 02001, (90 K) requested by the Director of Planning, to amend Chapter 26.11.039 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to add an additional method to guarantee installation of improvements within a final plat. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0. Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for 3/25/02, 5:30 p.m. 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. 3358, (545 K) from H-4 General Commercial District to I-1 Industrial District, requested by Robert Stephens, on property generally located at SW 6th Street and West "A" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to DEFER with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/20/02. 3.2 Change of Zone No. 3351, (577 K) from H-4 General Commercial District to I- 1Industrial 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. Planning Commission voted to DEFER with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for 3/20/02. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.3a Special Permit No. 1913, (1,121 K) Heritage Lakes Community Unit Plan, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Heritage Lakes, L.L.C., for approximately 134 dwelling units, with requests to waive required yards and lot area, on property generally located at S. 98th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 6-0. 3.3b Preliminary Plat No. 01004, (1,121 K) Heritage Lakes, requested by Jack Lynch, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Heritage Lakes, L.L.C., for approximately 124 lots, with requests to waive minimum lot depth and sidewalks, on property generally located at S. 98th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment as recommended by staff, 6-0. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 2-20-02 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 3350, (515 K) requested by the Director of Planning, to amend Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code by amending § § 27.41.030, 27.43.030 and 27.49.030 to provide conditions regarding the storage/display of vehicles for sale and resale as a "Permitted Conditional Use" in the H-2 Highway Business District, H-3 Highway Commercial District and I-2 Industrial District when located on any portion of the lot where parking is permitted; to amend § § 27.41.040, 27.43.040 and 27.49.040 to delete the storage of vehicles for sale and resale on any portion of the lot where parking is permitted from the list of "Permitted Special Uses" in the H-2 Highway Business District, H-3 Highway Commercial District and I-2 Industrial District; to repeal § 27.63.700 relating to special permits for the storage of vehicles for sale where parking is permitted; and to repeal § § 27.41.030, 27.41.040, 27.43.030, 27.43.040, 27.49.030 and 27.49.040 as hitherto existing. Planning staff recommendation: Approval with revisions Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Motion for approval, with revisions and amendment failed 2-4. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-1 (Schwinn dissenting). 4.2 Change of Zone No. 3352, (736 K) requested by William Austin on behalf of the Nebraska Independent Auto Dealers Association and the West "O" Area Business Association, to amend Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code by adding a new § 27.70.060 relating to the storage of vehicles for sale or resale in a required yard in the H-2 Highway Business District, H-3 Highway Commercial District and I-2 Industrial District under specified conditions as a Permitted Conditional Use; and to repeal § § 27.33.040(m), 27.41.040(m), 27.43.040(q), 27.49.040(j) and 27.63.700 to delete the issuance of special permits for storage of vehicles for sale where parking is permitted in the H-2 Highway Business District, H-3 Highway Commercial District and I-2 Industrial District. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 ** APPLICATION VERBALLY WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ON 3/6/02 during continued public hearing before Planning Commission ** MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.3a Annexation No. 01008, (480 K) requested by the Director of Planning, to annex property generally located at Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Request of Kent Seacrest for 4-week deferral granted. Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on 4/03/02. 4.3b Change of Zone No. 3195, (1,814 K) 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. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Request of Kent Seacrest for 4-week deferral granted. Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on 4/03/02. 4.3c Change of Zone No. 3253, (1,814 K) 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. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Request of Kent Seacrest for 4-week deferral granted. Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on 4/03/02. 4.3d Use Permit No. 133, (1,814 K) 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. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Request of Kent Seacrest for 4-week deferral granted. Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on 4/03/02. MISCELLANEOUS: (See 1-23-02 agenda for staff report on the following item.) 4.4 Annexation No. 01007, (498 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 continued public hearing. Staff request for two-week deferral granted. Scheduled for CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on 3/20/02. (See 2-6-02 agenda for staff report on the following item.) 4.5 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02001, (537 K) requested by Rick Onnen, with Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Gary and Carolyn Christensen, to waive street paving, sidewalks, storm sewers, and street trees, on property generally located at West M Street and South Coddington Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Had continued public hearing. Motion to waive only the street trees failed 4-2 (Steward, Carlson, Taylor and Newman voting 'yes'; Bills-Strand and Schwinn voting 'no'; Krieser and Duvall absent). Motion to deny failed 4-2 (Steward, Carlson, Taylor and Newman voting 'yes'; Bills-Strand and Schwinn voting 'no'; Krieser and Duvall absent). HELD OVER FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on 3/20/02. Public Hearing was closed.
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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.)
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