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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2003
[Commissioners Krieser and Newman absent; Bills-Strand and Duvall arrinving late.]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 19, 2003. **APPROVED, 5-0 (Steward, Carlson, Larson, Taylor and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Krieser, Newman, Bills-Strand and Duvall absent.)** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a Change of Zone No. 3392, (853 K) from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, requested by Gus Ponstingl, with Ross Engineering, on behalf of Aspen Builders, Inc., on property generally located at SW 27th Street and West A Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. 1.1b Preliminary Plat No. 02028, (853 K) Aspen Ridge 1st Addition, requested by Gus Ponstingl, with Ross Engineering, on behalf of Aspen Builders, Inc., for approximately 31 Lots, on property generally located at SW 27th Street and West A Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, 5-0. PLATS: 1.2 Final Plat No. 02002, (573 K) Rolling Meadows 1st Addition, requested by Steve Champoux of Yankee L.L.C., to final plat 23 lots on property generally located at SW. 33rd St. and W. Pleasantdale Rd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00798. 1.3 Final Plat No. 02015, (862 K) Wilderness Ridge 5th Addition, requested by Thomas White, John Brager, Gerald Schleich and Richard Large, to final plat 45 lots and 2 outlots on property generally located at S. 27th St. and Rokeby Rd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00799. 1.4 Final Plat No. 02033, (1,033 K) Pine Lake Heights South 7th Addition, requested b John Brager and Thomas White of Ridge Development Co., and Gerald Schleich of Southview, Inc. to final plat 92 lots and 7 outlots on property generally located at S. 40th St. and Yankee Hill Rd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00800. 1.5 Final Plat No. 03001, (599 K) Allegrini Terrace Addition, requested by Cameron Corporation, Inc., to final plat 48 lots and 3 outlots on property generally located at S. 91st St. and Pine Lake Rd. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 5-0, Resolution No. PC-00801. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.6 Street & Alley Vacation No. 03004, (523 K) requested by Lancaster County School District No. 1 and Midwest Pump and Equipment Co., to vacate the east- west alley between Block 22, Wrington Addition and Lot 31 I.T., generally located at 7th & Hatch 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, 5-0. 1.7 Waiver No. 03003, (779 K) requested by Michael Johnson, with Olsson Associates, to waive the land subdivision requirement for street paving, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for April 23, 2003 5:30 p.m. 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 3.1 County Special Permit No. 200, (648 K) requested by Gregory and Susan Anderson, to allow a mobile home on property generally located at N. 40th Street and Raymond Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommedation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment to Condition #1, allowing the mobile home for 8 years, 6-0. This application will be forwarded to the County Board with a request to set public hearing. 3.2 Special Permit No. 384E, (537 K) requested by Joe Hakenkamp, of Tabitha, Inc., to construct an addition for a new Rehabilitation Center, on property generally located at S. 47th Street and Randolph Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Place on Pending - Revised to Conditional Approval - April 2, 2003. Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment deleting Condition #1.2 per revised staff recommendation, 6-0. Resolution No. PC-00802 MISCELLANEOUS: 3.3 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 03004, (635 K) requested by the Director of Parks and Recreation, to review the proposed declaration of surplus property generally located at W. Katleman Drive and NW. Fairway Drive, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for April 23, 2003 5:30 p.m. 3.4 Waiver No. 03002, (619 K) requested by Michael C. Patterson, to waive the requirement for a pedestrian easement and eliminate the requirement to construct a sidewalk, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Pine Lake Road. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to defer with CONTINUTED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION ON April 16, 2003, 7-0. 3.5 Street & Alley Vacation No. 03003, (542 K) requested by Christopher C. Caudill, with Capitol Contractors, Inc. and the Starbach Company, as agent for the Burlington Northern and Sante Fe Railway Company, to vacate X Street from the west line of N. 10th Street to the west line of N. 11th Street, generally located at N. 10th Street and X Street. Planning staff recommendation: Vacating "X" Street between the east line of 10th Street and the west line of 11th Street conforms to the Comprehensive Plan; Vacating "X" Street between the east and west lines of 10th Street does not conform to the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Planning Commission granted the applicant's request for a two-week deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION ON April 16, 2003, 7-0. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a County Change of Zone No. 211, (740 K) 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. Planning staff recommendation: Deferral Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission voted 5-2 to defer two weeks, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on April 16, 2003 (Bills-Strand, Larson, Duvall, Taylor and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Steward and Carlson voting 'no'; Krieser and Newman absent. 4.1b 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 continued public hearing. Planning Commission voted 5-2 to defer two weeks, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on April 16, 2003 (Bills-Strand, Larson, Duvall, Taylor and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Steward and Carlson voting 'no'; Krieser and Newman absent. PERMITS: 4.2 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 Had continued public hearing. Public hearing closed. Motion to deny failed (Steward, Carlson and Taylor voting 'yes'; Bills-Strand, Larson, Duvall and Schwinn voting 'no'; Krieser and Newman absent). Motion to approve, with conditions, with amendments requested by the applicant, failed 4-3 (Bills-Strand, Larson, Duvall and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Steward, Carlson, and Taylor voting 'no'; Krieser and Newman absent). HELD OVER FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION on April 16, 2003. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.3a 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 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, 7-0, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION ON April 16, 2003. 4.3b 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 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, 7-0, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION ON April 16, 2003. 4.4a Special Permit No. 1991, (1,280 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 continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL of revised staff recommendation dated March 25, 2003, 7-0. 4.4b Preliminary Plat No. 02020, (1,280 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 continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL of revised staff recommendation dated March 25, 2003, 7-0.

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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. County Change of Zone No. 213, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, requested by Lloyd and Terri Jakoubek, on property generally located at NW 70th Street and Mill Road. (3-19-03: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to defer until completion of studies called for in the 2025 Comprehensive Plan.) 16. Street & Alley Vacation No. 02019, requested by Jason Conrad, of Houses of Hope of Nebraska, Inc., to vacate the east-west alley, west from S. 16th Street to the east line of the north-south alley in Block 6, C. C. Burr's Subdivision, generally located at S. 16th Street and South Street. (3-19-03: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending.)
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