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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2003
[Commissioners Duvall and Steward absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 19, 2003. APPROVED, 5-0 (Larson and Krieser abstaining; Duvall and Steward absent) 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 County Change of Zone No. 212, (571 K) from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Robert and Diane Niemeyer, on property generally located at S. 96th Street and Hickman Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0. PERMITS: 1.2a County Special Permit No. 198, (1,057 K) Wyndam Place Community Unit Plan, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Bernie and Connie Heier, for approximately 16 single family acreages, on property generally located at N. 176th Street and Holdrege Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission granted applicant's request for four week DEFERRAL, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION SCHEDULED for April 2, 2003. 1.2b County Preliminary Plat No. 03000, (1,057 K) Wyndam Place, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, for approximately 16 Lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening and block length, on property generally located at N. 176th Street and Holdrege Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission granted applicant's request for four week DEFERRAL, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION SCHEDULED for April 2, 2003. 1.3 Special Permit No. 617B, (800 K) an amendment to the Sutter Place Apartments Community Unit Plan, requested by Gus Ponstingl, with Ross Engineering, on behalf of Sutter Place Partners, to revise the building envelopes, on property generally located at S. 48th Street and Claire Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 7-0. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Street & Alley Vacation No. 03002, (562 K) requested by William Johnston on behalf of Journal Star Printing Company, to vacate R Street from the east line of 9th Street to the west line of 10th Street, generally located at 9th and R Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN. PLATS: 1.5 Final Plat No. 02035, (555 K) Ashley Heights 2nd Addition, requested by M & S Construction, to final plat 17 lots and 5 outlots on property generally located at NW. 48th St. and Thatcher Ln. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00793. 1.6 Final Plat No. 02038, (551 K) Hartland's Cardinal Heights 2nd Addition, requested by Duane Hartman of Hartland Homes, to final plat 46 lots and 1 outlot on property generally located at NW. 54th St. and Partridge Ln. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0, Resolution No. PC-00794. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 ___________________________________ 2.2 ___________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. 3395, (668 K) from B-1 Local Business District to R-5 Residential District, requested by Kurtis Suhr, with Architecture One, on behalf of the Martin Luther Society Nebraska Housing Corp., on property generally located at N. 63rd Street and Y Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for March 24, 2003, 1:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a Annexation No. 03000, (1,274 K) requested by Jered Morris, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Patrick Mooberry, to annex approximately 50 acres, generally located at N. 14th Street and Morton Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had pubic hearing. Motion to deny failed 2-5 (Carlson and Newman voting 'yes'; BIlls-Strand, Taylor, Larson, Krieser and Schwinn voting 'no'; Duvall and Steward absent). Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation Agreement, 5-2 (Bills-Strand, Taylor, Larson, Krieser and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Carlson and Newman voting 'no'; Duvall and Steward absent). 3.2b Special Permit No. 1991, (1,274 K) Pinecrest Community Unit Plan, requested by Jered Morris, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Patrick Mooberry, for approximately 281 units, with requests to waive minimum lot area and width, minimum cluster density, setback for signs, and maximum building height, on property generally located at N. 14th Street and Morton Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Public hearing closed. Planning Commission voted to DEFER with REOPENED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on April 2, 2003. 3.2c Preliminary Plat No. 02020, (1,274 K) Pinecrest, requested by Jered Morris, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Patrick Mooberry, for approximately 201 lots, with requests to waive lot lines at right angles, depth to width ratio, street connections, block lengths, pedestrian ways, sanitary sewer depth and flows, and low flow liner, on property generally located at N. 14th Street and Morton Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Public hearing closed. Planning Commission voted to DEFER with REOPENED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on April 2, 2003. 4. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 2-19-03 agenda for staff report on the following item.) 4.1 Special Permit No. 1998, (857 K) requested by J. D. Burt, with Design Associates, on behalf of Nebraska Tennis Center, L.L.C., for a recreational facility, with request to waive setbacks and building height, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and South Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission: Motion to deny withdrawn and Planning Commission voted to DEFER with REOPENED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on April 2, 2003.
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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. 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.) 16a. County Change of Zone No. 211, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Brian Carstens and Associates, on behalf of Land II, L.L.C., on property generally located at S. 68th Street and Roca Road. (2-5-03: Planning Commission voted 4-3 to place on pending.) 3-5-03: Planning Commission voted 5-2 to remove from pending and scheduled public hearing and action for April 2, 2003. 16b. County Preliminary Plat No. 02029, 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. (2-5-03: Planning Commission voted 5-2 to place on pending.) 3-5-03: Planning Commission voted 5-2 to remove from pending and scheduled public hearing and action for April 2, 2003. 17. 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. (2-5-03: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending.) This application will be scheduled for continued public hearing and administrative action on 3-19-03.
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