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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2003
[Commissioners Duvall and Larson absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held January 22, 2003. ** APPROVED, 5-0 (Bills-Strand and Schwinn abstaining; Larson and Duvall absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a County Change of Zone No. 211, (740 K) from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Brian Carstens and Assoicates, on behalf of Land II, L.L.C., on property generally located at S. 68th Street and Roca Road. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted 4-3 to DEFER until completion of the studies called for in the Comprehensive Plan. (Carlson, Newman, Bills-Strand and Steward voting 'yes'; Krieser, Taylor and Schwinn voting 'no'; Duvall and Larson absent.) 1.1b County Preliminary Plat No. 02029, (740 K) The Preserve at Cross Creek, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Builders Achieving Excellence, for approximately 15 Lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, and lot frontage, on property generally located at S. 68th Street and Roca Road. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted 5-2 to DEFER until completion of the studies called for in the Comprehensive Plan. (Carlson, Newman, Taylor, Bills-Strand and Steward voting 'yes'; Krieser and Schwinn voting 'no'; Duvall and Larson absent.) MISCELLANEOUS: 1.2 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 03000, (468 K) requested by Charles D. Humble, on behalf of the Lincoln Electric System, to review the exchange of land for a proposed substation as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, on property generally located at Yankee Hill Road and Nebraska Highway 2. 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, 7-0. Public Hearing and Action by the City Council is scheduled for February 10, 2003. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.3a Annexation No. 02010, (1,143 K) requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Hubert H. Hall, to annex approximately 142 acres, generally located at NW 48th Street and W. Holdrege Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Applicant's requset for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for February 19, 2003. 1.3b Change of Zone No. 3390, (1,143 K) from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Hubert H. Hall, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and W. Holdrege Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Applicant's requset for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for February 19, 2003. 1.3c Special Permit No. 1995, (1,143 K) Hub Hall Heights Community Unit Plan, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Hubert H. Hall, for approximately 354 single family units, 400 multi family units, and 115 unassigned units, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and W. Holdrege Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Applicant's requset for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for February 19, 2003. 1.3d Preliminary Plat No. 02025, (1,143 K) Hub Hall Heights, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Hubert H. Hall, for approximately 356 lots and 5 Outlots, with request to waive block length and double frontage, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and W. Holdrege Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Applicant's requset for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for February 19, 2003. 2. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 2.1 Special Permit No. 2000, (470 K) requested by Janet Crosby, for authority to sell alcohol for consumption on the premises, with request to waive the parking lot paving requirement, on property generally located at N. 35th Street and Cornhusker Highway. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL of the special permit, but DENIAL of the waiver of parking lot paving, 6-1. (Carlson, Newman, Taylor, Bills-Strand, Steward and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Krieser voting 'no'; Duvall and Larson absent.) MISCELLANEOUS: 2.2 Street & Alley Vacation No. 02017, (243 K) 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. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment deleting Condition #1.2, 7-0. 2.3 Street & Alley Vacation No. 02018, (402 K) 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. Planning staff recommendation: Does not conform to the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 ** APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE PETITIONER ** 2.4 Waiver of Design Standards No. 02023, (557 K) 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. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on PENDING at the request of the staff.
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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. 02019, 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. (1-22-03: Planning Commission voted 5-0 to continue public hearing on 3-19-03 at the applicant's request.)
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