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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, January 8, 2003
[Commissioners Duvall, Larson, Schwinn and Bills-Strand absent.] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held January 8, 2003. ** APPROVED, 5-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS: 1.1 Special Permit No. 450"O", (111 K) requested by Chris Northup, with Erickson Sullivan Architects, on behalf of Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, to add a 4 plex structure and 2 single family housing units, on property generally located at S. 52nd Street and Normal Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00790. PLATS: 1.2 Final Plat No. 02025, (111 K) Aspen Ridge 1st Addition, requested by Aspen Builders, Inc. to final plat 29 lots and 2 outlots on property generally located at SW. 27th St., south of West "A" St. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00791. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 3.1 Special Permit No. 2000, (111 K) requested by Janet Crosby, for authority to sell alcohol for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at N. 35th Street and Cornhusker Highway. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for February 5, 2003. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a Special Permit No. 1997, (111 K) requested by Andy Neil, Commercial Investment Properties, for an early childhood care facility, on property generally located at 37th and "O" Streets. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': DENIAL, 5-0. 3.2b Street & Alley Vacation No. 02020 , (111 K) requested by John Schleich, with Austin Realty Investments, to vacate the east 115' of the east-west alley between 35th and 37th Streets, south of "O" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF NON-CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, WITH A RECOMMENDATION THAT THE ALLEY NOT BE VACATED, 5-0 . 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 1-8-03 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Change of Zone No. 3290, (987 K) from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-1Residential District, requested by Lyle Loth, with ESP, on property generally located at Frontier Road and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. 4.1b Preliminary Plat No. 02018, (987 K) Frontier Meadows, requested by Lyle Loth, ESP, on behalf of Carl R. Schmidt, for approximately 3 lots, with requests to waive street lighting; sidewalks; storm water runoff; sanitary sewer; rural roadway; and cul-de-sac radius; on property generally located at S. 68th Street and Old Cheney Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Had continued pubilc hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 5-0. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.2 Street & Alley Vacation No. 02019, (352 K) requested by Jason Conrad, of Houses of Hope of Nebraska, Inc., to vacate the east-west alley, generally located at S. 16th Street and South Street. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for DEFERRAL until March 19, 2003, granted. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.3a Annexation No. 02004, (1,661 K) requested by Stephen L. Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge Development Company, to annex property generally located at S. 56th Street and Cavvy Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, SUBJECT TO AN ANNEXATION AGREEMENT, 5-0. 4.3b Change of Zone No. 3362, (1,661 K) from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. 4.3c Preliminary Plat No. 02012, (1,661 K) Big Thompson Creek, requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, for approximately 158 Lots and 4 Outlots, with requests to waive block length, pedestrian easements, intersection approaches, sanitary sewer to flow opposite street grades, lot depth, non-perpendicular lot lines, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Panning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 5-0. CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.4 Change of Zone No. 3389, (722 K) from B-1 Local Business District to H-2 Highway Business District, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Chee-Vee Limited Partnership, on property generally located at Southwood Drive and Highway 2. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 APPLICATION WITHDRAWN by Mark Hunzeker on behalf of the applicant at the continued public hearing on January 22, 2003. 5. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 1-8-03 agenda for staff report on the following item.) 5.1 County Change of Zone No. 210, (1,210 K) from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Jack W. Duke, Jr. and Joy L. Duke, on property generally located at NW 126th Street and West "O" Street. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral, Denial if action is requested Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 5-0.
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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. 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.) 7a. 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.) 7b. 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.) 7c. 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.) 7d. 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.) 8a. 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.) 8b. 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.) 8c. 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.) 9. 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.) 10. Special Permit No. 1961, requested by Chris Hansen, for material and equipment storage, on property generally located at Yankee Hill Road and Coral Drive. (7-24-02: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending.) 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. (8-7-02: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending.) 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. (8-7-02: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending.) 12. County Change of Zone No. 209, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Bruce Pester, on behalf of Yankee, L.L.C., on property generally located at S. 12th Street (Highway 77) and West Sprague Road. (9-18-02: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending.) 13. Use Permit No. 89B, an amendment requested by Stephen Clymer, with Olsson Associates, and Danay Kalkowski, on behalf of Northern Lights, L.L.C., to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises within 100' of a residential district, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Pine Lake Road. (10-2-02: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending.) 14. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.3, S. 82nd St. and Roca Rd.; Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.5, Hidden Valley Golf Course; Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.6, SW. 78th St. and W. Van Dorn; Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 02002.7, N. 84th St. and Waverly Rd. (10-16-02: Planning Commission voted to defer until completion of studies called for in the 2025 Comprehensive Plan.) 15. Change of Zone No. 3385, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-1 Residential District, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Vic and Kathleen Hannan, on property generally located at S. 66th Street and Pine Lake Road. (12-11-02: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending at the applicant's request.) 16. Street & Alley Vacation No. 02017, requested by Dennis Walls, with Midwest Pump and Equipment Co., to vacate the north-south alley, generally located at S. 7th Street and Hatch Street. (1-8-03: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on 2-5-03.) 17. Street & Alley Vacation No. 02018, requested by William and Cathy Kolb and Frank and Bonnetta Mook, to vacate N. 69th Street, generally located at N. 69th Street and Logan Avenue. (1-8-03: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on 2-5-03.) 18. Waiver of Design Standards No. 02023, requested by John H. Jacobson, of Jacobson Land & Cattle Co., to waive street trees, street lights, sidewalks, paving, and flood plain requirements, on property generally located at S. 7th Street and N Street. (1-8-03: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on 2-5-03.)
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