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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2003
[Commissioner Schwinn absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 25, 2003. ** APPROVED, 6-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 County Special Permit No. 203, (1,565 K) requested by Paul Reinhardt, with Nextel WIP Lease Corp., for a wireless facility on property generally located at N. 1st Street and Ashland Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 25, 2003, 7-0. Conditions of approval required to be satisfied before scheduling on the County Board agenda. PERMITS: 1.2 Use Permit No. 123A, (278 K) amendment to Landmark Corporate Center, requested by DaNay Kalkowski, on behalf of Landstar, L.L.C., to reduce the rear yard, on property generally located at N. 33rd Street, north of Folkways Boulevard Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 25, 2003, 7-0. Conditions of approval required to be satisfied before scheduling on the City Council agenda. 1.3 Use Permit No. 151, (296 K) requested by DaNay Kalkowski, on behalf of Austin Realty Investments, for two office buildings, on property generally located at 81st and "O" Streets. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 25, 2003, 7-0. Resolution No. PC-00818. 1.4 Special Permit No. 1672B, (333 K) requested by Michael Healy, on behalf of Alltel Communications, for a wireless facility, on property generally located at N. 81st Street and Adams Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 24, 2003, 7-0. Resolution No. PC-00819. PLATS: 1.5 Final Plat No. 03009, (395 K) G&C Addition, requested by Gary Christensen to final plat 15 lots for commercial and industrial development, on property generally located southwest of the intersection of S. Coddington Ave. and West "O" St. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0. Resolution No. PC-00820. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.6 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 03006, (405 K) requested by the Director of Parks and Recreation, to review the Highway 2 Connector Trail Project, in the vicinity of S. 56th Street to Old Cheney Road, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln City-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan for the purpose of amending the Fiscal Year 2002/03 Capital Improvement Program. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Duncan Ross, 441-7603 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0. 1.7 Street and Alley Vacation No. 03008, (716 K) requested by Jeffrey Mellen, with EDM Corporation, to vacate the south 155' of SW 32nd Street, generally located at SW 32nd and "O" Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0. Provisions of Chapter 14.20 must be satisfied prior to scheduling on the City Council agenda. 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. 3413, (524 K) from R-4 Residential District to R-2 Residential District, requested by Landon's Neighborhood Association and Regalton Neighborhood Association, on property generally located at N. 24th Street and Superior Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373 Had public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for August 6, 2003. PERMITS: 3.2 Pre-Existing Special Permit No. 29A, (393 K) requested by Peter W. Katt, on behalf of Duane Hartman Investments, Inc., for authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises, on property generally located at S. Folsom and W. Prospector Court. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 25, 2003, 5-2 (Krieser and Taylor dissenting). Public Hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for July 28, 2003, 1:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.3a Annexation No. 03004, (425 K) requested by the Director of Planning, at the request of Robert Dean, with Engineering Design Consultants, on behalf of Caseyco, Inc., to annex property generally located at Ashbrook Drive and Northshore Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation Agreement, 7-0. 3.3b Change of Zone No. 3387, (425 K) from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, requested by Robert L. Dean, of Engineering Design Consultants, on property generally located at Ashbrook Drive and Northshore Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0. 3.3c Special Permit No. 1992, (425 K) Edenton Woods Community Unit Plan, requested by Robert L. Dean, with Engineering Design Consultants, for approximately 46 single family and attached single family units, on property generally located at Ashbrook Drive and Northshore Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 26, 2003, 7-0. Conditions of approval to be satisfied prior to scheduling on the City Council agenda. 3.3d Preliminary Plat No. 02023, (425 K) Edenton Woods, requested by Robert L. Dean, with Engineering Design Consultants, for approximately 51 lots, with requests to waive the minimum lot area, turn arounds, non-radial lines, dual frontage lots, intersection approach grades, sidewalks, and block length, on property generally located at Ashbrook Drive and Northshore Drive. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 26, 2003, with amendments deleting Condition #1.1.3 and amending Condition #1.1.5, 7-0. Conditions of approval to be satisfied prior to scheduling on the City Council agenda. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 4.1 Special Permit No. 1583A, (557 K) requested by Paul J. Peter, on behalf of Russell W. Raybould, to allow a commercial parking lot in a residential district, on property generally located at S. 17th Street and Garfield Street. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request to place on PENDING granted, 7-0. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.2 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03004, (588 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, as revised Staff Planner: Nicole Fleck-Tooze, 441-6173 Had continued public hearing. Staff request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for July 23, 2003. (See 6-25-03 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.3a Annexation No. 03002, (672 K) by the Director of Planning, at the request of Kelvin Korver, with Eiger Corp., to annex property generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for August 6, 2003. 4.3b Change of Zone No. 3411, (672 K) from AG Agricultural District and AGR Agricultural Residential District to B-5 Planned Regional Business District, requested by Kelvin Korver, with Eiger Corp., on property generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for August 6, 2003. 4.3c Use Permit No. 150, (672 K) requested by Kelvin Korver, with Eiger Corp. for approximately 228,000 square feet of commercial/retail floor area, with requests to waive the requirement for a preliminary plat; to allow the Planning Director to administratively approve final plats based upon the use permit; to allow the Planning Director to approve final plats with private roadways and public streets; sidewalks; and transfer from one sewage drainage basin to another, on property generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for August 6, 2003. (See 6-11-03 agenda for staff report on the following item.) PERMITS: 4.4 Special Permit No. 2010, (678 K) Pine Lake Heights South 8th Addition Community Unit Plan, requested by Justin Crow, with Olsson Associates, on behalf of Ridge Development Company and Southview, Inc., for approximately 66 dwelling units, with the following waiver requests: to proceed with the Community Unit Plan without a preliminary plat; to allow the Planning Director to administratively approve final plats based upon the approved Community Unit Plan; to allow the Planning Director to approve final plats with private roadways and public streets; setbacks; outdoor recreation plan; lot size; street width; and cul-de-sac geometry; on property generally located at S. 30th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 6-0 (Taylor absent). Conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on the City Council agenda.
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PENDING LIST: 1. 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.) 2a. 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.) 2b. 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.) 3. 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.) 4a. 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.) 4b. 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.) 4c. 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.) 5. 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.) 6a. 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.) 6b. 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.) 6c. 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.) 6d. 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.) 7a. 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.) 7b. 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.) 7c. 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.) 8. 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.) 9. 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.) 10a. 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.) 10b. 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.) 11. 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.) 12. 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.) 13. 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.) 14. 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.)
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