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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2002
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 12, 2002. ** APPROVED, 7-0, Krieser abstaining ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Administrative Action): CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. HP73, (1,946K) requested by David Albers, with Sigma Nu Building Association, for a local landmark historic designation, on property generally located at 625 N. 16th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for July 15, 2002. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Change of Zone No. 3363, from R-3 Residential District to R-4 Residential District, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Monte and Lisa Froehlich, on property generally located at N. 3rd Street and Fairfield Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-2 (Duvall and Krieser in favor). Held between Planning Commission and City Council at applicant's request. 1.2b Special Permit No. 893B, an amendment to the Fairfield Park 1st Addition Community Unit Plan, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Monte and Lisa Froehlich, to add 28 townhouse units, with request to waive front yard setback, on property generally located at N. 3rd Street and Fairfield Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-2 (Duvall and Krieser in favor). Held between Planning Commission and City Council at applicant's request. PLATS: 1.3 Final Plat No. 01026, (676 K) Vavrina Meadows 9th Addition, requested by ESP on behalf of Krueger Development, to final plat 169 lots on property generally located at S. 14th St. and Yankee Hill Rd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00749. 1.4 Final Plat No. 01032, (641 K) Pheasant Run 7th Addition, requested by Olsson Associates on behalf of Mary Walt Walker and Heritage Builders, to final plat 9 lots and 1 outlot on property generally located at Pheasant Run Lane and Old Cheney Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0, Resolution No. PC-00750. 1.5 County Final Plat No. 02027, (852 K) Deer Trail Addition, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates on behalf of Robert & Caryl Doolittle, for 5 lots, with requests to waive street trees, street lights, sidewalk, street paving, landscape screen, block length, and cul-de-sac length, all as approved in the preliminary plat, on property generally located at S. 12th Street and Martell Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.6 Street & Alley Vacation No. 02007, (724 K) requested by the Director of Parks and Recreation, to vacate a portion of the un-named street located south of Perkins Boulevard between S. 17th Street and Harrison Avenue, and between Outlots C and D, Garfield Park, generally located at Perkins Boulevard and Harrison Avenue. 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. 1.7 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02009, (568 K) requested by Keith Dubas, on behalf of Richard and Tina Speidell, to waive street trees, sidewalks, street paving, curb and gutter, water distribution and street lights, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Mandarin Circle. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 8-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for July 15, 2002. 1.8 Miscellaneous No. 00009, (704 K) requested by John Watson, with Century Sales and Management Co., for an extension of the time to install the sidewalks and street trees, on property legally described as Lot 2, Union Pacific 3rd Addition, generally located at NW 12th Street and W. Commerce Way. Planning staff recommendation: Approval if sureties have been submitted; Denial if sureties have not been submitted Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Sureties have been submitted and accepted. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for July 15, 2002. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.1a Change of Zone No. 3368, (1,704 K) from R-3 Residential District to O-3 Office Park District, requested by Michael Rierden, on behalf of Pioneer Woods, L.L.C., on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had Public Hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for July 10, 2002, at the staff's request. 3.1b Use Permit No. 144, (1,704 K) requested by Michael Rierden, on behalf of Pioneer Woods, L.L.C., for approximately 105,000 square feet of office/commercial development, with requests to modify setbacks, permit signs in the front yard, waive storm water detention, waive the requirement that signs be shown on the site plan, and to allow administrative final plats based on the use permits, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Jason Reynolds, 441-7620 Had Public Hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for July 10, 2002, at the staff's request. 3.2a Change of Zone No. 3369, (999 K) from AG Agricultural District to R-4 Residential District, requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge Development Company, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had Public Hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for July 10, 2002, at the staff's request. 3.2b Special Permit No. 1978, (999 K) Stone Ridge Community Unit Plan, requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge Development Company, for approximately 120 multi-family units and one clubhouse on property generally located northwest of the intersection of S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had Public Hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for July 10, 2002, at the staff's request. PERMITS: 3.3 Special Permit No. 1808B, (841 K) an amendment to the Fallbrook Community Unit Plan, requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Nebco, Inc., to increase the boundary of the Community Unit Plan, on property generally located at NW 1st Street and Fletcher Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had Public Hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for July 10, 2002, at the staff's request. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.4a Change of Zone No. 3366, (190 K) a text amendment to Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (the Zoning Ordinance), proposed by the Directors of the Public Works and Utilities, Parks and Recreation and Planning Departments, to add a new Chapter 27.82, "Impact Fees", to provide a title, authority and applicability; legislative findings and purpose; definitions; to provide for imposition of impact fees; to provide exemptions from impact fees; to provide for the creation of an impact fee fund and impact fee accounts; to provide for refunds of impact fees paid; to provide for Pre- and Post-Ordinance Credits against impact fees; to provide for an expiration for credits; and to provide for miscellaneous provisions relating to the proper implementation of impact fees. Planning staff recommendation: Continue public hearing to July 10, 2002, then Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Had public hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING scheduled for September 18, 2002, at the staff's request. 3.4b Miscellaneous No. 02005, (190 K) a text amendment to Title 26 of the Lincoln Municipal Code (the Land Subdivision Ordinance), proposed by the Directors of the Public Works and Utilities, Parks and Recreation and Planning Departments, to amend Section 26.23.040 (Table 26.23.040) of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to modify the reference to the Comprehensive Plan and to increase the minimum right-of-way width for bikeways from a 14-foot easement to a 20-foot easement; to amend Section 26.23.160 to require a dedication of land or payment of an impact fee for neighborhood parks and trails; and to repeal Sections 26.23.040 and 26.23.160. Planning staff recommendation: Continue public hearing to July 10, 2002, then Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Had public hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING scheduled for September 18, 2002, at the staff's request. 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. DEFERRED for four weeks, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for July 24, 2002, at the applicant's request.
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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.) 10. Change of Zone No. 3367, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Mark Hunzeker, on property generally located NE of SW 70th Street and West Van Dorn Street. (6-12-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending until an associated Comprehensive Plan Land Use proposal comes before Planning Commission.) 11a. County Special Permit No. 195, 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. (6-12-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on July 10, 2002 at the applicant's request.) 11b. County Preliminary Plat No. 02011, 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. (6-12-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on July 10, 2002 at the applicant's request.)
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