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The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, March 2, 2005, 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing by Planning Dept. staff on proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and Design Standards for Major Streetscapes.

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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2005
[All Members Present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 16, 2005. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Bills-Strand and Larson abstaining) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 County Change of Zone No. 05009(145 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at S. 96th Street and Wagon Train Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-3 (Sunderman, Larson, Carroll, Marvin, Carlson and Pearson voting 'yes'; Krieser, Taylor and Bills-Strand voting 'no'). Request for public hearing before Lancaster County Board in process. PERMITS: 1.2 Use Permit No. 05002(373 K) , Northwoods Office Park, for a 10,000 square foot office building, on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Northwoods Drive.*** 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. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 1:00 p.m. PLATS: 1.3 County Final Plat No. 05007(154 K) , Coupe Deville Heights 1st Addition, for 3 Outlots, on property generally located at NW 84th Street and West Bluff Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report date February 10, 2005, 9-0. Public hearing before the Lancaster County Board will be scheduled when the conditions of approval have been satisfied. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 County Miscellaneous No. 05003(14 K) , to amend the Lancaster County Subdivision Regulations, Chapter 5, Section 5.01 in regards to Street and Road improvements standards. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Request for public hearing before Lancaster County Board in process. 1.5 Miscellaneous No. 05004(96 K) , vacating portions of Woods Brothers Bryan Sumner Acres and portions of the public right-of-way adjacent thereto, generally located at 43rd and Sumner Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Muncipal Code have been satisfied. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: MISCELLANEOUS: 3.1 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 05001(1,244 K) , to amend the 2025 Lincoln- Lancaster Comprehensive Plan to include the Stevens Creek Watershed Master Plan as a subarea plan and to adjust Future Land Use Plan accordingly. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with two amendments, 9-0. Scheduling of public hearings before City Council and County Board in process. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.2a Change of Zone No. 05006(1,236 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at SW 84th Street and W Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 5-4 (Sunderman, Taylor, Carroll, Carlson and Pearson voting 'yes'; Krieser, Larson, Marvin and Bills-Strand voting 'no'). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 21, 2005, 1:30 p.m. 3.2b County Change of Zone No. 05007(1,236 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at SW 84th Street and W Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 5-4 (Sunderman, Taylor, Carroll, Carlson and Pearson voting 'yes'; Krieser, Larson, Marvin and Bills-Strand voting 'no'). Request for public hearing before Lancaster County Board in process. 3.2c Special Permit No. 05003(1,236 K) , Meadow View 2nd Addition Community Unit Plan, for approximately 57 residential acreage dwelling units, with requests to waive block length, sidewalks, street trees, street lights, landscape screening, non-perpendicular lot lines, preliminary plat for area within City jurisdiction, minimum width to depth ratio, and sanitary sewer to flow opposite street grades, on property generally located at SW 84th Street and W Pioneers Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': DENIAL, 6-3 (Sunderman, Taylor, Carroll, Marvin, Carlson and Pearson voting 'yes'; Krieser, Larson and Bills-Strand voting 'no'). Resolution No. PC-00904. 3.2d County Special Permit No. 05004(1,236 K) , Meadow View 2nd Addition Community Unit Plan, for approximately 57 residential acreage dwelling units, with requests to waive block length, sidewalks, street trees, street lights, landscape screening, non-perpendicular lot lines, preliminary plat for area within City jurisdiction, minimum width to depth ratio, and sanitary sewer to flow opposite street grades, on property generally located at SW 84th Street and W Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-3 (Sunderman, Taylor, Carroll, Marvin, Carlson and Pearson voting 'yes'; Krieser, Larson and Bills-Strand voting 'no'). Request for public hearing before Lancaster County Board in process. 3.2e County Preliminary Plat No. 05001(1,236 K) , Meadow View 2nd Addition, for 29 lots (28 lots are in the City jurisdiction), with requests to waive block length, sidewalks, street trees, street lights, landscape screening, non-perpendicular lot lines, preliminary plat for area within City jurisdiction, minimum width to depth ratio, and sanitary sewer to flow opposite street grades, on property generally located at SW 84th Street and W Pioneers Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-3 (Sunderman, Taylor, Carroll, Marvin, Carlson and Pearson voting 'yes'; Krieser, Larson and Bills-Strand voting 'no'). Request for public hearing before Lancaster County Board in process. 3.3a Change of Zone No. 05010(325 K) , from R-3 Residential District to O-3 Office Park District, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Thompson Creek Boulevard. Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-2 (Sunderman, Krieser, Taylor, Larson, Marvin, Pearson and Bills-Strand voting 'yes'; Carroll and Carlson voting 'no'. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 21, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 3.3b Use Permit No. 141A(491 K) , an amendment to add commercial lots to the Thompson Creek Use Permit, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Thompson Creek Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 14, 2005, 7-2 (Sunderman, Krieser, Taylor, Larson, Marvin, Pearson and Bills-Strand voting 'yes'; Carroll and Carlson voting 'no'. Resolution No. PC-00905. PERMITS: 3.4 Special Permit No. 05005(10 K) , for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises, on property located at 2700 "O" Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Two week deferral Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant and staff recommendation for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 3.5 Use Permit No. 04003(318 K) , for approximately 93,500 square feet of commercial floor area, with requests to waive internal side yard setbacks, allow signs more than 30' from buildings, the preliminary plat process and front yard setback, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and West Huntington Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 3.6a Annexation No. 04003(1,011 K) , to annex approximately 300 acres, generally located at N. 98th Street, between Holdrege and "O" Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 3.6b Change of Zone No. 04019(1,011 K) , from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District and B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located at N. 98th Street, between Holdrege and "O" Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 3.6c Preliminary Plat No. 04011(1,011 K) , Waterford Estates, for approximately 661 lots, with waiver requests to delay the submittal of a use permit, pedestrian easement, transfer of sewage from one drainage basin to another by a lift station, non-perpendicular lot lines, sanitary sewer to flow opposite street grades, block lengths, street slopes at intersections, sanitary sewer depth, and lot width to depth ratios, on property generally located at N. 98th Street, between Holdrege and "O" Streets. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 1:00 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 04034(438 K) , from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 66th St. and Highway 2. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 30, 2005, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.2 Street & Alley Vacation No. 04013(438 K) , to vacate all of the east-west alley in Block 65, Original Lincoln, bounded by 13th, 14th, "M", and "N" Streets, generally located at S. 13th Street & M Street. Planning staff recommendation: Does not conform with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 1:00 p.m. (For staff report on the following item, see 2-16-05 agenda.) PERMITS: 4.3 Use Permit No. 148(565 K) , King Crest, for three commercial lots, with requests to waive detention requirements, front yard setbacks, minimum acreage, and the preliminary plat process, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Folkways Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Becky Horner, 441-6373, rhorner@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated January 20, 2005, with amendment to Condition #1.1.3 as requested by the applicant, 7-2 (Sunderman, Krieser, Taylor, Larson, Marvin, Carlson and Bills-Strand voting 'yes'; Carroll and Pearson voting 'no'. Resolution No. PC-00906.
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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. 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.) 3. 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.) 4. 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. (12-8-04: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on June 8, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 5a. 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. (2-16-05: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on March 30, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 5b. 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. (2-16-05: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on March 30, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 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
Duncan Ross, Planner 441-7603 dross@lincoln.ne.gov
Brian Will, Planner 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Sara Hartzell, Planner 441-6372 shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
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