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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 8, 2004, 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 has canceled their meeting scheduled for December 22, 2004

**PLEASE NOTE: The Planning Commission action is final action on any item with a notation of "FINAL ACTION". Any aggrieved person may appeal Final Action of the Planning Commission to the City Council by filing a Notice of Appeal with the City Clerk within 14 days following the action of the Planning Commission. **

The Planning Commission action on all other items is a recommendation to the City Council or County Board.

AGENDA WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2004
All Members present Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held November 24, 2004. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Bills-Strand abstaining; Carlson and Taylor absent at time of vote) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a Change of Zone No. 04078(450 K) , for a landmark designation, on property located at 2541 N Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. 1.1b Special Permit No. 04062(609 K) , for non-profit office use, on property located at 2541 N Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 24, 2004, 9-0. Site specific conditional of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council agenda. PERMITS: 1.2 County Special Permit No. 04059(360 K) , for the commercial storage or sale of agricultural chemicals, on property generally located at N. 56th Street and Mill Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 9-0. Public hearing date before County Board being requested. 1.3 Special Permit No. 04061(370 K) , for an early childhood care facility, on property located at 2605 Fairfield Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 23, 2004, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00895. 1.4 Special Permit No. 04064(476 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at S. 29th Street and Pine Lake Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 23, 2004, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00896. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.5 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 04011(351 K) , to review a proposed conservation easement as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, on property generally located at S. 82nd Street and Pine Lake Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00897. 1.6 County Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 04012(1,655 K) , to review a proposed conservation easement as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln City/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, on a parcel generally located at SW 126th Street and West Van Dorn Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public hearing before the County Board being requested. 1.7 Miscellaneous No. 04018(54 K) , to amend Section 3.3.1c of the Rural and Intermediate BTA Public Street Design Standards to establish sight distance standards for rural build-through intersections. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 10, 2005, 1:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.8a Annexation No. 04010(385 K) , to annex property generally located at SW 40th Street and West A Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, with amended legal description as requested by the applicant, subject to an annexation agreement, 9-0. 1.8b Change of Zone No. 04070(385 K) , from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West A Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recomendation: APPROVAL, with amendment to the legal description as requested by the applicant, 9-0. 1.8c Preliminary Plat No. 04027(556 K) , Woodland View, for 83 lots, with requests to waive block length and allow sanitary sewer to run opposite street grade, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West A Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 24, 2004, with amendment to the legal description and deletion of Condition #1.1.4 as requested by the applicant, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00898. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 County Change of Zone No. 04080(999 K) , from AG Agricultural District to I Industrial District, on property generally located at the NE corner of Highway 2 and Highway 43, also known as the Bennet Interchange. Planning staff recommendation: Approval of the northern 5-6 acres needed for the plant Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with revised legal description for eight acres, with amendment deleting Condition #10.C, 7-2 (Krieser and Marvin dissenting). Public hearing date before County Board being requested. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a Change of Zone No. 04076(450 K) , for a landmark designation, on property located at 1941 K Street. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. 3.2b Special Permit No. 04063(415 K) , for office and residential use, on property located at 1941 K Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 24, 2004, 9-0. Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council agenda. PERMITS: 3.3 Special Permit No. 04065(344 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property located at 4680 Leighton Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, January 5, 2005, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 3.4 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 04010(427 K) , to review the proposed "The 48th & 'O' Street Redevelopment Plan" as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln/ Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan for the area generally from 'R' Street to 'N' Street from 48th Street to 52nd Street. Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 10, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 3.5 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 04021(943 K) , to amend the 2025 Lincoln- Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to adopt the proposed "Airport West Subarea Plan" for the area generally from NW 27th to NW 70th Street, from US Highway 34 to US Highway 6 (West "O" Street), including associated amendments to Community Form, Business and Commerce, Mobility and Transportation, Community Facilities, and Parks, Recreation and Open Space sections of the Plan. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Duncan Ross, 441-7603, dross@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with the amendments proposed by staff on December 8, 2004, 8-0 (Pearson absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 10, 2005, 1:30 p.m. Public hearing date before County Board being requested. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 3413(496 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, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for six-month deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, June 8, 2005. After testimony in opposition to the deferral, a motion to reconsider failed 3-5 (Krieser, Larson, Bills-Strand voting 'yes'; Carlson, Carroll, Sunderman, Marvin and Taylor voting 'no'; Pearson absent).
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PENDING LIST: 1. 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.) 2. 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.) 3. 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.) 4a. 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.) 4b. 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.) 5. 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.) 6. 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.) 7. 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.) 8a. County Special Permit No. 04055, Four Stones Community Unit Plan, for 31 lots to develop approximately 31 dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, block length, and landscape screening, on property generally located at SW 29th Street and Stagecoach Road. (11-24-04: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on January 19, 2005.) 8b. County Preliminary Plat No. 04025, Four Stones, for 31 lots to develop approximately 31 dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, block length, and landscape screening, on property generally located at SW 29th Street and Stagecoach Road. (11-24-04: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on January 19, 2005.) 9. Change of Zone No. 04034, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 66th Street and Highway 2. (11-24-04: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on January 5, 2005.) Planning Dept. staff contacts:
Ray Hill, Development Review Manager 441-6371 rhill@lincoln.ne.gov
Steve Henrichsen, Special Projects Manager 441-6374 shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov
Tom Cajka, Planner 441-5662 tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
David Cary, Transportation Planner 441-6364 dcary@lincoln.ne.gov
Greg Czaplewski, Planner 441-7620 gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov
Mike DeKalb, Planner 441-6370 mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov
Becky Horner, Planner 441-6373 rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov
Derek Miller, Planner 441-6372 dlmiller@lincoln.ne.gov
Duncan Ross, Planner 441-7603 dross@lincoln.ne.gov
Brian Will, Planner 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov

The Planning Commission has canceled their meeting scheduled for December 22, 2004
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