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Map of Agenda Items
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a special public hearing on the Comprehensive Plan Annual Review, Capital Improvements Program and Transportation Improvement Program on Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at 1:00 p.m. in the City-Council Chambers, County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska, on the following items. For more information, call the Planning Department, 441-7491.

The Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, May 14, 2003, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska for a briefing by City/County staff on the Comprehensive Plan Annual Review.

AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2003
[Commissioners Krieser and Bills-Strand absent.] Annual Review of Plan - Introduction, (721 K) SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING: AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: 1. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03001, (98 K) by the Director of Planning at the request of the Public Works and Utilities Department, Parks and Recreation Department, and the Pedestrian-Bicycle Advisory Committee, to update the Bicycle and Trails element of the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike Brienzo, 441-6369 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0. 2. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03002, (559 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of the Public Works and Utilities Department, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to adopt the 2003 Lincoln Water System Facilities Master Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Amend the Lincoln-Lancaster County 2025 Comprehensive Plan to include the 2003 Lincoln Water System Facilities Master Plan Staff Planner: Steve Masters, 441-7588 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0. 3. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03003, (450 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of the Public Works and Utilities Department, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to adopt the 2003 Lincoln Wastewater Facilities Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Amend the Lincoln-Lancaster County 2025 Comprehensive Plan to adopt the 2003 Lincoln Wastewater Facilities Plan Staff Planner: Steve Masters, 441-7588 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0. 4. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03004, (548 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of the Public Works and Utilities Department and Lower Platte South Natural Resources District, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to adopt the Southeast Upper Salt Creek Watershed Master Plan and amend the Land Use Plan to designate land as Green Space or Agricultural Stream Corridor along the 100 year flood prone corridor. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Nicole Fleck-Tooze, 441-6173 Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to grant the staff request for deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for June 11, 2003. 5. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03005, (102 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of the Public Works and Utilities Department, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to remove the "Wildrose Lane Study" and indicate the future closure of Wildrose Lane from NW 27th Street to NW 31st Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike Brienzo, 441-6369 * * WITHDRAWN * * 6. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03006, (164 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of the Public Works and Utilities Department and the Technical Committee of the MPO, to amend the Mobility and Transportation section of the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to update the Existing and Future Streets and Highways Functional Classification maps. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike Brienzo, 441-6369 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0. 7. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03007, (43 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to remove a statement relating to the future determination of county impact fees. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Had public hearing. Motion for approval failed 4-2 (Larson, Duvall, Taylor and Schwinn voting 'yes'; Carlson and Steward voting 'no'). Motion to defer until completion of the Rural Cost of Service Study carried 5-1 (Carlson, Larson, Duvall, Taylor and Steward voting 'yes'; Schwinn voting 'no'). 8. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03008, (257 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Charles Wilnerd, President of Lancaster County Agricultural Society, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to change approximately 10 acres of Public/Semi-Public and Green Space to Commercial Use at N. 84th Street and Havelock Avenue. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Had public hearing. Motion to deny failed 4-2 (Carlson, Larson, Taylor and Steward voting 'yes'; Duvall and Schwinn voting 'no'). Motion must have 5 votes to carry. Held over with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for May 28, 2003. 9. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03009, (410 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Jim Hrouda, Mayor for the City of Hickman, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to adopt the Hickman Horizon Plan as an approved subarea plan and amend the Land Use Plan to reflect Commercial and Low Density residential uses in the vicinity of Hickman. Planning staff recommendation: Defer Staff Planner: Duncan Ross, 441-7603 Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending, until completion of the rural acreage studies, at the request of the staff and the applicant. 10. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03010, (193 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Bob Hampton, Hampton Development Services, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to change from Urban Residential to Commercial and minor modifications to the boundary between Commercial and Urban Residential uses north of Interstate 80 between N. 14th and N. 27th Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0. 11. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03011, (313 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Kent Seacrest, on behalf of Meginnis Farm Joint Venture, Ridge Development Company, and Southview, Inc., to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to revise the Community Center commercial designation to designate specifically the northwest and northeast corners of 98th and O Street as a Community Center; add a Neighborhood Center designation to the southwest corner of 98th and Holdrege Street; revise the light industrial designation for a future "employment center" to specifically designate an area northwest of 98th and O Street as Industrial; and specifically designate Commercial and Industrial uses at 98th and O Streets and 98th and Holdrege Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval of site specific "Community Center" and "Light Industrial" Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION, 6-0. 12. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03012, (514 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Tom Huston, on behalf of UNO Properties, Inc. and Apple's Way LLC, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to change approximately 60 acres from Urban Residential to Commercial at S. 66th Street and Highway 2. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-0. 13. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03013, (382 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Mary Jo Livingston, for Livingston Investments, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to change from Urban Residential to Commercial on approximately 7 acres on the north side of Highway 2 between the Pine Lake Neighborhood and Berean Church; and to change the use of commercial property on the south side of Highway 2 at Pine Lake Road, currently zoned O-3 Office District, from office to retail in the approved Southeast Lincoln/Highway 2 Subarea Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-0. 14. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03014, (408 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Kent Seacrest, on behalf of Ridge Development Company and Southview, Inc., to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to move the Community Center commercial designation from S. 40th Street and Yankee Hill Road to S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road; move the Neighborhood Center designation from S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road to S. 40th Street and Yankee Hill Road; and change the land use plan to designate property to the northwest of S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road as commercial. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0. 15. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03015, (370 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of J. Michael Rierden, on behalf of Lincoln Federal Savings Bank, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to move the Community Center commercial designation from 1/2 mile south of S. 40th Street and Yankee Hill Road to S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road; to move the Neighborhood Center designation from S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road to 1/2 mile south of Yankee Hill Road and west of S. 40th Street; and add industrial use at 1/2 mile south of Yankee Hill Road on the west side of S. 40th Street for future "employment center". Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0. 16. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03016, (325 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Peter Katt, on behalf of Dwaine Rogge, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to change a portion of property designated "Environmental Resources" to "Industrial" between Salt Creek and Arbor Road, west of N. 70th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Defer Staff Planner: Duncan Ross, 441-7603 Had public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for June 11, 2003. 17. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03017, (267 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Jim Burden, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to include a presentation of a universal transportation service known as Personal Rapid Transit or PRT. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike Brienzo, 441-6369 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 5-1 (Schwinn dissenting). 18. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03018, (377 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Andermatt, L.L.C. and Eiger Corporation, to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to change approximately 44 acres of land from Urban Residential to Commercial, north of Highway 2 and east of S. 91st Street, in the Land Use Plan and the Southeast Lincoln/Highway 2 Subarea Plan; and amend text accordingly. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Kent Morgan, 441-7491 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-0. 19. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03019, (305 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Kent Seacrest, on behalf of Ridge Development Company and Southview, Inc., to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to revise the Community Center commercial designation to designate specifically the northwest corners of Homestead Expressway and West Denton Road as a Community Center; revise the light industrial designation for a future "employment center" to specifically designate an area northwest of Homestead Expressway and West Denton Road as Industrial; and specifically designate commercial and industrial uses in the Land Use Plan at Homestead Expressway and West Denton Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval of site specific "Community Center" and "Light Industrial" Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION, 6-0. 20. The Planning Commission Review Edition of the City of Lincoln draft six year Capital Improvements Program (CIP) for FY 2003/2004 - 2008/2009. Staff Planner: Duncan Ross, 441-7603 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION to find the components of the Capital Improvements Program to either be in general conformance with the Comprehensive Plan or in conformance with the Comprehensive Plan, as set forth in the staff report, 6-0. 21. The draft FY 2004-2006 and 2007-2009 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) for the Lincoln and Lancaster County area (Lincoln MPO). Staff Planner: Mike Brienzo, 441-6369 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0. Staff comments from: Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (77 K) Public Works and Utilities - Wastewater (128 K) Public Works and Utilities - Watershed Management (358 K) Lincoln Water System (71 K) Public Works and Utilities - Engineering Services (143 K) Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (59 K) Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (76 K) U.S. Dept. of the Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service (56 K)
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