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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2006
[ ** All Members present ** ] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 15, 2006.

1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Action): PERMITS: 1.1 SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 06011 (332 K), for a parking lot, generally located at N. 26th Street and W Street. ***FINAL ACTION*** 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': DENIAL, 8-1 (Taylor dissenting). 1.2 COUNTY SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 06016 (562 K), to allow temporary residence in a trailer during construction of a residence, generally located at SW 119th Street and W Midway Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL as set forth in the staff report dated March 13, 2006, 8-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote). Pubic hearing before Lancaster County Board is being requested. 1.3 COUNTY SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 06017 (1148 K), Meadowlark Hills Community Unit Plan, for approximately 12 single family acreage lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, the preliminary plat process, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, and block length, generally located at S. 25th Street and Martell Road. 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: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 16, 2006, 9-0. A public hearing before the Lancaster County Board will be scheduled when the site specific conditions of approval have been satisfied. 1.4 SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 06015 (389 K), for expansion of a non-conforming use to construct an addition to the existing church, generally located at S. 28th Street and Franklin Street. ***FINAL ACTION*** 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 March 15, 2006, 8-0. (Taylor absent at time of vote). Resolution No. PC-00986. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.5 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE NO. 06003 (385 K), to review a proposed amendment to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan for the establishment of the Downtown Civic Plaza Project area, bounded on the north by Q Street, on the south by O Street, on the east by N. 14th Street, and on the west by N. 12th Street, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Staff recommendation: A Finding of Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote). Public hearing before City Council has not yet been scheduled. 1.6 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE NO. 06004 (226 K), to review the proposed declaration of surplus property, generally located at N. 15th Street and Claremont Street, as to conformance with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Staff recommendation: A Finding of Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 17, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 _________________________________________ 2.2 _________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT: 3.1a COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT NO. 06002 (521 K), to amend the 2025 Lincoln/ Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to 1) add land in the general vicinity of 84th Street and Rokeby Road to the Future Service Limit; change the land use designation from Agricultural to Urban Residential; and designate it as Priority A; and 2) change land east of 70th Street, north and south of Rokeby Road, from Priority B to Priority A. Staff recommendation: Approval of Option A if the property owners agree to fund the sanitary sewer costs associated with adding this additional area, or only Option B if they are the only properties willing to fund the improvements. Staff Planner: Stephen Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Staff request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 3.1b WAIVER NO. 06002 (381 K), to waive the requirement in the Sanitary Sewer Design Standards, to permit the transfer of wastewater from one watershed to another, generally located at S. 84th Street and Rokeby Road. ***FINAL ACTION*** Staff recommendation: Approval of area included in Comprehensive Plan Amendment 06002 and Developer Agreement to pay for the cost of over sizing the sanitary sewer. Staff Planner: Stephen Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Staff request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 CHANGE OF ZONE NO. 06012 (1788 K), from R-2 Residential District to B-1 Local Business District on Lots 1-4 and Lots 11-14 and the vacated north/south alley adjacent to Lots 4-6 and Lots 11-13, Block 12, South Park Addition; and from O-2 Suburban Office District to B-1 Local Business District on Lots 5 & 6, Block 12, South Park Addition, generally located at S. 10th Street and Van Dorn Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional approval Staff Planner: Joe Rexwinkle, 441-6373, jrexwinkle@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 1:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE AND RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a ANNEXATION NO. 06004 (1821 K), to annex approximately 51.1 acres, generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued pubic hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the revised staff report dated March 15, 2006, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the associated Annexation Agreement is completed, if necessary. 4.1b CHANGE OF ZONE NO. 06016 (1821 K), from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District and O-3 Office Park District, generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the associated Annexation is scheduled. 4.1c SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 06014 (1821 K), Southlake Community Unit Plan, to allow up to 90 dwelling units, with requests to waive setbacks, block length, to allow transfer of wastewater from one watershed to another, to allow sanitary sewer to exceed maximum depth, minimum tangent lengths between curves, sanitary sewer to be non-parallel to the centerline of the street, allow lot lines non-perpendicular to right-of-way, and the requirement for lots to front public or private streets, generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 28, 2006, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00987. 4.1d USE PERMIT NO. 06003 (1821 K), Southlake Office Park, to allow up to 50,000 square feet of office/commercial floor area, with requests to waive setbacks, sign requirements, transfer wastewater from one drainage basin to another, allow sewer to exceed maximum depth, minimum tangent lengths between curves, to allow sanitary sewer non-parallel to street center line, lot lines not perpendicular to right-of-way, and to allow lots without frontage to a private roadway or public street, generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the revised staff report dated March 15, 2006, with amendments as requested by staff and the applicant, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the associated Annexation and Change of Zone are scheduled. 4.2a COUNTY CHANGE OF ZONE NO. 06003 (606 K), from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at S. 58th Street and Roca Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.2b COUNTY PRELIMINARY PLAT NO. 06001 (606 K), The Preserve at Cross Creek 2nd Addition, for 10 lots, with requests to waive street lighting, street trees, sidewalks, landscape screening, and block length, on property generally located at S. 58th Street and Roca Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 1:00 p.m.

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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.) 4. 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. (3-01-06: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to defer with continued public hearing and action scheduled for June 7, 2006, 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
Christy Eichorn, Planner 441-7603 ceichorn@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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