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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2004
[Commissioner Larson absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held January 21, 2004. ** APPROVED, 8-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 79HP(569 K) for a landmark designation, on property generally located at 1619 R Street and known as Alpha Xi Delta Sorority House. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 1, 2004, 1:30 p.m. 1.2 Change of Zone No. 80HP(323 K) for a landmark designation, on property located at 145 S. 28th Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360 Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 1, 2004, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.3 Special Permit No. 04002(137 K) for authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property located at 1265 S. Cotner Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 *** APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT *** PLATS: 1.4 County Final Plat No. 03075(1,021 K) for 2 lots, on property generally located at N. 179th Street and Holdrege Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370 Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated January 9, 2004, 8-0. Conditions of approval required to be completed prior to scheduling on County Board agenda. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.5 Street & Alley Vacation No. 03020(96 K) to vacate the east-west alley of Block 9, Normal Second, from the east line of Outlot A, Midtown Business Park, to the west line of South 55th Street, generally located at S. 55th Street and South Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0. The provisions of Chapter 14.20 must be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council agenda. 1.6 Street & Alley Vacation No. 03021(234 K) to vacate S. 87th Street from the southerly edge of the existing 96' Public Access Easement for Andermatt Drive to approximately 180' south. 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, 8-0. The provisions of Chapter 14.20 must be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council agenda. 1.7 Street & Alley Vacation No. 04001(185 K) to vacate S. 43rd Street between the south line of Sumner Street and the south line of the north half of Lot 4, Block 2, Woods Brothers Bryan Sumner Acres. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0. The provisions of Chapter 14.20 must be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council agenda. 1.8 Waiver No. 04001(979 K) to waive the lot depth in Bethany Heights 2nd Addition, a proposed final plat, on property generally located at N. 63rd Street and Colby Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0. Resolution No. PC-00846. 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. 04003(40 K) to amend Sections 27.63.680 and 27.63.685 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises and off the premises as a permitted special use, respectively, to delete City Council waivers of the special conditions for said uses, to delete the provision allowing for mitigation of adverse effects approved by the Planning Director when a licensed premises is located 100 feet or closer to certain listed uses, to also require a licensed premises to be located no closer than 100 feet from a park, church, or state mental health institution, to delete the requirement that a licensed premise be located no closer than 100 feet from residential uses in nonresidential districts, and to delete provisions prohibiting approval of the special permits by the Planning Commission; and repealing Sections 27.63.680 and 27.63.685 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362 Had public hearing. Motion for approval, as amended, tabled until February 18, 2004, 7-1 (Carlson dissenting). CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a Change of Zone No. 3421(514 K) from H-3 Highway Commercial District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 1st Street and West Charleston Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Motion for approval failed 4-4: Marvin, Taylor, Sunderman and Bills- Strand voting 'yes'; Carlson, Krieser, Carroll and Pearson voting 'no'; Larson absent. Held over with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for February 18, 2004, 1:00 p.m. 3.2b Special Permit No. 1928A(514 K) amendment to the Oak Creek Apartments Community Unit Plan, to add approximately 172 units, with a request to waive landscape screening, on property generally located at N. 1st Street and West Charleston Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had public hearing. Motion to deny failed 4-4: Carlson, Krieser, Carroll and Pearson voting 'yes'; Marvin, Taylor, Sunderman and Bills-Strand voting 'no'; Larson absent. Held over with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for February 18, 2004, 1:00 p.m. 3.2c Preliminary Plat No. 03011(629 K) Outfield Park, for 5 lots and 6 outlots, with requests to waive detention, sidewalks, location of public water main, and block length, on property generally located at N. 1st Street and Charleston Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620 Had public hearing. DEFERRED, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for February 18, 2004, 1:00 p.m., 6-2 (Carlson and Pearson dissenting; Larson absent). MISCELLANEOUS: 3.3 Waiver No. 03016(254 K) to waive sidewalks, on property generally located at S. 59th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662 Had public hearing. Applicant's request for DEFERRAL granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for March 3, 2004, 1:00 p.m.
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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.) 15. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03007, 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. (5-21-03: Planning Commission voted 5-1 to defer until completion of the rural acreage studies called for in the Comprehensive Plan.) 16. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 03009, 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. (5-21-03: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to defer until completion of the rural acreage studies called for in the Comprehensive Plan.) 17. Special Permit No. 1583A, 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. (7-9-03: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending.) 18. Change of Zone No. 3413, 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. (10-29-03: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending until February 18, 2004.) 19. Miscellaneous No. 03012, adopting Criteria for the City of Lincoln for the reimbursement of Impact Fees for Economic Development. The criteria provides for reimbursement of arterial street impact fees of qualifying businesses who meet specific thresholds in job creation and investment in Lincoln. (11-12-03: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending for 6 months.)
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