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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2005
[All Members Present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held October 26, 2005. ** APPROVED, 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 05077(308 K) , Thunderstone Planned Unit Development, for a Planned Unit Development designation of property generally located at NW 32nd Street and West "O" Street; and for approval of a development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance and Land Subdivision Ordinance to allow approximately 33,000 square feet for product display, marketing, administrative offices and production area, on the underlying H-3 Highway Commercial District. 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 recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 10, 2005, with amendments, 9-0. Site specific conditions of approval required to be satisfied prior to scheduling on City Council agenda. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 1790A(170 K) , an amendment to the Longview 1st Addition Community Unit Plan, to expand the existing boundaries to allow for an additional wastewater treatment lagoon, with requests to waive block length and storm water detention, on property generally located at SW 47th Street and W Van Dorn 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 9, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00965. 1.3 Special Permit No. 05053(299 K) , to allow windows on the side lot line in a commercial historic district, on property known as the Sullivan Building at 311 North 8th Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 12, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00966. 1.4 Special Permit No. 05054(836 K) , Rambling Rose Acres Community Unit Plan, for approximately 9 single family dwelling units, with requests to waive block length, sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, and landscape screening, on property generally located at the SW corner of Highway 77 and Bennet Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 8, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00967. 1.5 Special Permit No. 05055(252 K) , to expand the area of a non-conforming use for the sale of alcohol for consumption off the premises, on property generally located at S. 17th Street and Washington Street. *** 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 8, 2005, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00968. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.6 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 05014(294 K) , to review a proposed conservation easement for preservation of wetlands, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Alvo Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00969. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 __________________________________________ 2.2 __________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: Due to file size, the staff report for items 3.1a, 3.1b and 3.1c have been broken into two parts. 3.1a Annexation No. 05014 - Part 1(1,539 K) , Part 2(952 K) , to annex property generally located at South Folsom Street and West Denton Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation Agreement, 7-1 (Pearson dissenting; Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the Annexation Agreement has been completed. 3.1b Change of Zone No. 05061 - Part 1(1,539 K) , Part 2(952 K) ,, from AG Agricultural District and AGR Agricultural Residential District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, for a Planned Unit Development District designation of said property; and for approval of a development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance and Land Subdivision Ordinance to allow approximately 150 dwelling units and approximately 1,300,000 square feet of office, retail, commercial and industrial floor area in the underlying B-2 zoned area, on property generally located at South Folsom Street and West Denton Road. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 9, 2005, with amendments, 6-2 (Pearson and Larson dissenting; Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the site specific conditions of approval have been satisfied. 3.1c Change of Zone No. 05062 - Part 1(1,539 K) , Part 2(952 K) ,, from AG Agricultural District and AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District and R-4 Residential District, on property generally located at South Folsom Street and West Denton Road. Planning staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled at the same time as the associated Annexation No. 05014 and Change of Zone No. 05061. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: PERMITS: 4.1 Special Permit No. 05050(512 K) , Hunters Pointe Townhomes Community Unit Plan, for approximately 116 townhome dwelling units, with requests to waive lot width, minimum lot area, sideyard setbacks, maximum block length, sanitary sewer running against street grade, and 3% intersection approach grade, on property generally located at N. 20th Street and Benton Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional deferral until December 21, 2005, granted 7-0 (Carroll declaring a conflict of interest; Taylor 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. 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.) 3. Street and Alley Vacation No. 04013, 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. (3-16-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending until completion of the Downtown Master Plan at the request of the applicant.) 4a. Change of Zone No. 04066, to amend Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Zoning Code by adding a new Section numbered 27.03.417, by amending Sections 27.31.090, 27.37.060, 27.45.070, 27.51.090. 27.67.030 and 27.71.080 adopting proposed "streetscape amendments". (4-13-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending indefinitely at the request of the applicant.) 4b. Miscellaneous No. 04015, to amend the City of Lincoln Design Standards by amending Chapter 3.45, Section 3.6; Chapter 3.50, Section 3; Chapter 3.50, Section 4; Chapter 3.50, Section 7.1; Chapter 3.50, Section 7.3; Chapter 3.50, Section 7.4; Chapter 3.50, Section 7.7; add a new Section 7.11; and by amending Title 4 to add a new Chapter 4.20, to adopt proposed design standards for "streetscapes". (4-13-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending indefinitely at the request of the applicant.) 4c. Miscellaneous No. 05007, to amend Title 26 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Land Subdivision Ordinance by amending Section 26.23.040, 26.23.095, 26.23.120 and 26.27.090 adopting proposed "streetscape amendments". (4-13-05: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to place on pending indefinitely at the request of the applicant.) 5. 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. (6-8-05: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to place on pending until December 7, 2005 at the request of the applicant.) 6. Change of Zone No. 05052, Universal Addition Planned Unit Development, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Pioneers Boulevard; for a Planned Unit Development District designation of said property; and for approval of a development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance and Land Subdivision Ordinance to allow approximately 370,000 square feet of floor area in the underlying I-2 zoned area. (10-26-05: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on December 7, 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
Joe Rexwinkle, Planner 441-6373 jrexwinkle@lincoln.ne.gov
Brian Will, Planner 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
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