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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 29, 2002, 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.

The Planning Commission will meet with City staff for a briefing on the proposed "Infrastructure Financing Strategy" on Wednesday, May 29, 2002 and Wednesday, June 12, 2002 at 12:00 Noon - 12:45 p.m. in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska. There will be no public testimony at these briefing sessions.

**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, MAY 29, 2002
[Commissioners Krieser, Bills-Strand, Larson and Taylor absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 15, 2002. ** APPROVED, 5-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Administrative Action): CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3365, (513 K) from H-1 Interstate Commercial District to H-3 Highway Commercial District, requested by Mark Hunzeker, on behalf of Whitehead Oil Company, on property generally located at the southeast corner of N. 27th Street and Whitehead Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for June 17, 2002, 1:30 p.m. PLATS: 1.2 Final Plat No. 02014, (621 K) Highlands Business Park 2nd Addition, requested by Olsson Associates on behalf of J. Robert Duncan and Tonn Ostergard, to final plat 2 outlots to dedicate right-of-way for NW. 14th St. and W. Highland Blvd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00746. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.3 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 02002, (1,483 K) requested by the Director of Urban Development, to review the proposed FY 2002 Action Plan: One Year Use Of Funds for HUD Entitlement Programs, as to conformance with the 1994 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Duncan Ross, 441-7603 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 5-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for June 17, 2002, 1:30 p.m. 1.4 Street and Alley Vacation No. 02003, (543 K) requested by Duane Hartman, President of Hartland Homes, to vacate West Madison Avenue from a point 7.17 feet west of the west line of N.W. 49th Street to N.W. 53rd Street. 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, 5-0. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 3.1 Special Permit No. 1977, (939 K) requested by Susan L. Thelen, for an early childhood care facility, on property generally located at S. 25th Street and L Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff lanner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission granted the Woods Park Neighborhood Association request for deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for June 12, 2002. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a County Special Permit No. 193, (1,322 K) Lakewood Hills Community Unit Plan, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 5 dwelling units, with requests to waive lot frontage, street trees, landscape screens, stormwater detention, ornamental lighting, block length and sidewalks, on property generally located at N. 81st Street and Agnew Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0. 3.2b County Preliminary Plat No. 02006, (1,322 K) Lakewood Hills, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, for 5 Lots, with requests to waive lot frontage, stormwater detention, lighting, screening, block length and sidewalks, on property generally located at N. 81st Street and Agnew Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.3a Annexation No. 02003, (1,363 K) requested by the Director of Planning, to annex property generally located at S. 84th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 5-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for June 24, 2002, 5:30 p.m. 3.3b Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 02003, (878 K) requested by the Director of Planning, to review the proposed declaration of surplus property as to conformance with the 1994 Lincoln City- Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, generally located at S. 84th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 5-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for June 24, 2002, 5:30 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 5-15-02 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a County Special Permit No. 195, (1,575 K) Beaver Creek Community Unit Plan, requested by J. D. Burt, with Design Associates, for 7 residential acreage dwelling units, on property generally located at the southeast corner of 134th and "O" Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval 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 June 12, 2002. 4.1b County Preliminary Plat No. 02011, (1,575 K) Beaver Creek, requested by J. D. Burt, with Design Associates, for approximately 7 lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, and block length, on property generally located at the southeast corner of 134th and "O" Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval 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 June 12, 2002. (See 5-1-02 agenda for staff report on the following item.) PERMITS: 4.2 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 June 12, 2002.
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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.) 9a. Change of Zone No. 3364, 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. (5-15-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 9b. Miscellaneous No. 02002, 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. (5-15-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.) 9c. Miscellaneous No. 02003, 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. (5-15-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending.)
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