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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2002
All Members Present Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 17, 2002. ** APPROVED, 8-0, Krieser abstaining ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Administrative Action): MISCELLANEOUS: 1.1 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02006, (425 K) requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, on behalf of Donald and Joann Dolezal, for a waiver of street trees, sidewalks, and paving on W. Benton Street, on property generally located at W. Benton and Morgan Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for May 20, 2002, 5:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Annexation No. 02002, (779 K) requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of M & S Construction, to annex property generally located at NW 48th Street and 1/2 mile south of W. Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. 1.2b Change of Zone No. 3353, (779 K) from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of M & S Construction, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and1/2 mile south of W. Adams. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. 1.2c Preliminary Plat No. 02001, (779 K) Ashley Heights 1st Addition, requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of M & S Construction, for approximately 69 Lots, with requests to waive sanitary sewer man-hole depth and storm water detention, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and 1/2 mile south of W. Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recomendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 3, 2002, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 9-0. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 3.1 Special Permit No. 1971, (1,837 K) requested by Terrance E. Jones, with Valcom Wireless Construction, for a wireless facility, with requests to waive the fall zone and landscaping, on property generally located at N. 56th Street and Cornhusker Highway. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. DEFERRED with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for May 15, 2002. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a County Special Permit No. 194, (1,451 K) Stevens Creek Estates Community Unit Plan, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Gerry and Dianne Krieser, for 4 single family lots, on property generally located at N. 190th Street and Havelock Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 12, 2002. (Krieser declaring a conflict of interest). 3.2b County Preliminary Plat No. 02010, (1,451 K) Stevens Creek Estates, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Gerry and Dianne Krieser, for 4 Lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, and block length, on property generally located at N. 190th Street and Havelock Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 12, 2002, with amendment to add a condition that requires notification to potential property owners of the unique nature of the neighboring farm operation known as the Rogers Memorial farm, which is owned and operated by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 8-0 (Krieser declaring a conflict of interest). MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.3a Annexation No. 02001, (1,661 K) requested by Richard P. Onnen, with Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Prairie Home Builders, Inc., to annex generally located at N. 84th Street and Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to a signed annexation agreement to the satisfaction of the City of Lincoln. 3.3b Change of Zone No. 3355, (1,661 K) from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, requested by Richard P. Onnen, with Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Prairie Home Builders, Inc., on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, deleting Lot 90 in the NW 1/4 of 14-10-7 (shown in the Prairie Village Preliminary Plat as Lot 2, Block 11) from the Change of Zone request, 5-4 (Duvall, Larson, Bills-Strand, Krieser and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Carlson, Taylor, Newman and Steward voting 'no'). 3.3c Special Permit No. 1959, (1,661 K) Prairie Village Community Unit Plan, requested by Richard P. Onnen, with Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Prairie Home Builders, Inc., for single family and multi-family dwelling units, with request to modify building height on Block 10 to allow 50' apartment buildings, on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 6-3 (Taylor, Duvall, Larson, Bills-Strand, Krieser and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Carlson, Newman and Steward voting 'no'). 3.3d Preliminary Plat No. 02003, (1,661 K) Prairie Village, requested by Richard P. Onnen, with Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Prairie Home Builders, Inc., for approximately 179 Lots, with requests to waive sewer depth, double frontage lots, and non-radial lot lines, on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Adams Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 5-4 (Duvall, Larson, Bills-Strand, Krieser and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Carlson, Taylor, Newman and Steward voting 'no'). CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.4a Change of Zone No. 3364, (29 K) text amendments to Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (the Zoning Ordinance) requested by the Directors of the Public Works & Utilities, Parks & Recreation and Planning Departments, to generally adopt "Standards for Arterial Streets 120' or More in Width" and to make other minor amendments to the Zoning Ordinance by adding Section 27.03.082, Arterial Streets; and by amending Section 27.31.090, Height and Area Regulations for B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District; Section 27.37.060, Height and Area Regulations for B-5 Planned Regional Business District; Section 27.45.070, Height and Area Regulations for H-4 General Commercial District; Section 27.51.090, Height and Area Regulations for I-3 Employment Center District; Section 27.67.030, General Conditions for Parking; Section 27.71.080, Fences; and Section 27.77.010, Requirements for Changed or New Occupancy. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ray Hill, 441-6371 Had public hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for May 15, 2002. 3.4b Miscellaneous No. 02002, (29 K) text amendments to Title 26 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (the Land Subdivision Ordinance), requested by the Directors of the Public Works & Utilities, Parks & Recreation and Planning Departments, to generally adopt "Standards for Arterial Streets 120' or More in Width", to revise the provisions for sureties and timing of sidewalk improvements along local and collector streets, and to make other minor amendments to the Land Subdivision Ordinance by amending Section 26.07.190, Major Street; Section 26.11.039, Requisites for Final Plat Approval; Section 26.11.040, Installation of Improvements; Section 26.23.040, Street and Other Public Way Widths; Section 26.23.120, Easements; Section 26.23.140, Lot; and Section 26.27.090, Trees. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ray Hill, 441-6371 Had public hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for May 15, 2002. 3.4c Miscellaneous No. 02003, (29 K) text amendments to the City of Lincoln Design Standards, requested by the Directors of the Public Works & Utilities, Parks & Recreation and Planning Departments, to generally adopt "Standards for Arterial Streets 120' or More in Width" and to make other minor amendments to the Design Standards by amending Chapter 2.15, Urban Public Street Design Standards; Chapter 2.35, Design Standards for Street Trees; and Chapter 3.50, Design Standards for Screening and Landscaping; and by adding Chapter 5.00, Design Standards for Landscaping Streetscapes, Medians, Boulevards, Roundabouts and Arterial Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ray Hill, 441-6371 Had public hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for May 15, 2002. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 4.1 Special Permit No. 1961, (716 K) requested by Chris Hansen, for material and equipment storage, on property generally located at Yankee Hill Road and Coral Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional two-week DEFERRAL granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for May 15, 2002. (See 4-17-02 agenda for staff report on the following item.) 4.2 Special Permit No. 1970, (547 K) requested by Chuck Salem, with Fast Break, Inc., to permit the sale of alcohol for consumption off the premises, on property generally located at S. 48th Street and Randolph Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-3 (Carlson, Taylor, Duvall, Newman, Krieser and Steward voting 'yes'; Larson, Bills-Strand and Schwinn voting 'no'). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for May 20, 2002, 5:30 p.m.
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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. 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.) 7. 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.) 8a. Annexation No. 01008, requested by the Director of Planning, to annex property generally located at Coddington Avenue and West Van Dorn Street. (4-3-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 8b. 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. (4-3-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 8c. 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. (4-3-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 8d. 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. (4-3-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.)
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