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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 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 Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, April 12, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. for a workshop on proposed text for the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan.

**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, APRIL 12, 2006
[All Members present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 29, 2006. ** APPROVED 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 06017(921 K) , from H-2 Highway Business District, R-2 Residential District, and O-2 Suburban Office District to B-3 Commercial District, on property generally located at S. 48th Street and O Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 1, 2006, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 1866B(223 K) , to adjust the waiver of the fall zone for a wireless facility, on property located at 2401 N. 48th 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 28, 2006, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00988. 1.3 Special Permit No. 06019(331 K) , to allow a Community Center, on property generally located at NW 84th Street and Highway 55. *** FINAL ACTION *** 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 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 28, 2006, with amendments to require that the parking lot be gated and locked, except during functions at the community center, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00989. 1.4 County Special Permit No. 06020(246 K) , for a veterinary facility on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Branched Oak 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 27, 2006, 9-0. Public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. 1.5 Special Permit No. 06022(241 K) , to allow a garden center, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Saltillo Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** 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 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, with amendment, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-00990. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.6 Street and Alley Vacation No. 05010(113 K) , to vacate 100' of the east-west alley south of Lots 6 and 7, Block 30, College View, generally located at S. 49th Street and Lowell Avenue. Staff recommendation: Conformance to the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Joe Rexwinkle, 441-6372, jrexwinkle@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public hearing before the City Council will not be scheduled until the provisions of LMC Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. 2. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 2.1 _____________________________________________ 2.2 _____________________________________________ 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 3.1 Change of Zone No. 06018(20 K) , to amend Chapters 27.03, 27.07 and 27.63 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, to define "Tree Service" and to create a special permit provision in the AG Agricultural District to allow the location of a tree service business on land located in the AG Agricultural District under certain conditions. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as revised by the applicant, 6-3 (Strand, Sunderman, Larson, Carroll, Krieser and Carlson voting 'yes'; Cornelius, Taylor and Esseks voting 'no'). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 1, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: (See 3-29-06 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) MISCELLANEOUS: 4.1a 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 continued public hearing. Staff request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.1b 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 continued public hearing. Staff request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2006, 1:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.2 Change of Zone No. 06012(269 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. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with the amendments requested by the applicant, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 1, 2006, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.3a 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 deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.3b 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. Planning staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 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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