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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 5, 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, July 5, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for a work session on The Economy and Business and Commerce chapters of the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan Update.

**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, JULY 5, 2006
[** Taylor and Cornelius absent **] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 21, 2006. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Esseks abstained; Taylor and Cornelius absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a Change of Zone No. 06041(171 K) , from AG Agricultural District to I-3 Employment Center District, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Taylor and Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 24, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 1.1b Use Permit No. 117B(419 K) , an amendment to expand the boundary of the use permit to allow an additional 37,000 square feet of commercial and office floor area, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Yankee Hill Road. *** 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 June 21, 2006, 7-0 (Taylor and Cornelius absent). Resolution No. PC-01004. PERMITS: 1.2 Use Permit No. 04006A(216 K) , an amendment to reduce the rear yard setback, on property generally located at NW 1st Street and Highlands Boulevard. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 19, 2006, 7-0 (Taylor and Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 24, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 1.3 Special Permit No. 06039(215 K) , for a limited landfill, on property generally located at SW 20th Street and West "O" Street. *** 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 June 21, 2006, 7-0 (Taylor and Cornelius absent). Resolution No. PC-01005. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Street & Alley Vacation No. 06003(265 K) , to vacate the east 14' of N. 1st Street, between the north and south lines of R Street; R Street between N. 1st and N 2nd Streets; and the west 25' of N. 2nd Street between the south line of the north 14' of vacated Q Street and the north line of R Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0 (Taylor and Cornelius absent). The conditions of approval require compliance with the provisions of Chapter 14.20, the submittal of a final plat and the execution of a conservation easement prior to scheduling on the City Council agenda. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _____________________________________________ 3.2 _____________________________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 06040(431 K) , from B-1 Local Business District, B-3 Commercial District, and R-6, R-5, and R-4 Residential Districts to R-4 and R-2 Residential Districts, on property generally located between 40th and 48th Streets, from Randolph to "A" Streets. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted 5-2 to defer, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 1:00 p.m. (Esseks and Carlson dissenting; Taylor and Cornelius absent). PLATS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a County Preliminary Plat No. 06008(372 K) , Rokeby Acres, for 6 lots, with request to waive block length, on property located at SW 40th Street and W Rokeby Road. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for three month delay granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for October 11, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.2b County Special Permit No. 06038(372 K) , to allow dwelling units within 1320 feet of a public lake, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and W Rokeby Road. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for three month delay granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for October 11, 2006, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.3a Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 06004(260 K) , to amend the "North 48th Street/University Place Plan" with revised text and maps amending the area generally south of 50th St. and Garland Streets. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0 (Strand declared a conflict of interest; Taylor and Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 24, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 4.3b Change of Zone No. 06035(323 K) , from P Public Use District and B-3 Commercial District to O-2 Suburban Office District, on property generally located at University Place Park; 49th Street to 51st Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to the condition that prior to leasing the property for development, the allowable uses of the property shall be limited to those consistent with the Comprehensive Plan and the North 48th Street / University Place Plan, 6-0 (Strand declared a conflict of interest; Taylor and Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 24, 2006, 1:30 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.) 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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