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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 19, 2006, in the Police Dept. Training Room "A" of the Justice & Law Enforcement Center, 575 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for a work session on the Long Range Transportation Plan Update.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, July 19, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, immediately following the regular Planning Commission meeting for a work session on the Downzone Committee Report.

**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 19, 2006
[Commissioner Krieser absent; Esseks arrived late] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 5, 2006. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Cornelius abstained; Krieser and Esseks absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 06021(75 K) , to amend Sections 27.69.046 and 27.69.081 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to ground signs in the B-2 and I-3 zoning districts to delete the requirement that the on-premises ground sign for a free-standing pad site building be located within thirty feet of the building; and repealing Sections 27.69.046 and 27.69.081 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Krieser and Esseks absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 14, 2006, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 04020A(230 K) , an amendment to extend the period of time for a limited landfill, on property generally located at SW 27th Street and West "O" Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 9, 2006, 7-0 (Krieser and Esseks absent). Resolution No. PC-01006. 1.3 County Special Permit No. 05058(583 K) , Martell Development Community Unit Plan, for approximately 4 single family lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, double frontage lots, and block length, on property generally located at SW 29th Street and Martell Road. Staff recommendation: Condtional 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 June 30, 2006, 7-0 (Krieser and Esseks absent). Public Hearing before County Board being requested. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL 2.1 Change of Zone No. 06042(15 K) , from AG Agricultural District to I-1 Industrial District, on property generally located SE of S. 14th Street and Saltillo Road. Staff recommendation: Deferral until August 2, 2006 at the request of the applicant Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 2, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 2.2 Change of Zone No. 06043(15 K) , from AG Agricultural District to I-1 Industrial District, on property generally located SE of S. 14th Street and Saltillo Road. Staff recommendation: Deferral until August 2, 2006 at the request of the applicant Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 2, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _____________________________________________ 3.2 _____________________________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: MISCELLANEOUS: 4.1 Street & Alley Vacation No. 06004(447 K) , to vacate the 25' right-of-way adjacent to the east line of Lot 6 I.T. and the west line of Lots 7, 8, & 9, Block 3, Gieren's First Addition, located in the SE 1/4 of Section 30-10-8, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at East A Street and Madison Street, Walton, NE. Staff recommendation: Does not conform to the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to defer, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.2 Street & Alley Vacation No. 06005(572 K) , to vacate a portion of the N. 62nd Street right-of-way, between Havelock Avenue and the north-south alley between N. 62nd Street and N. 63rd Street, located in the NW 1/4 of Section 9-10-7, Lancaster County, Nebraska. Staff recommendation: Does not conform to the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Greg Czaplewski, 441-7620, gczaplewski@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF NON-CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Krieser absent). 5. OTHER ITEMS: 5.1 CHANGE OF ZONE NO. 06040, 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. Request by City Law Department and City Council Members, Patte Newman and Dan Marvin, to take the following action: Motion to rescind the deferral of this change of zone until November 8, 2006. If the motion to rescind passes, then: Motion to schedule continued public hearing and action on August 2, 2006, with notice provided by the Planning Department. Motion to rescind failed 4-4: (Taylor, Esseks, Cornelius and Carlson voting 'yes'; Sunderman, Carroll, Larson and Strand voting 'no'). Held over until August 2, 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. 06040, 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. (7-5-06: Planning Commission voted 5-2 to continue public hearing on November 8, 2006.) 5a. County Preliminary Plat No. 06008, Rokeby Acres, for 6 lots, with request to waive block length, on property located at SW 40th Street and W Rokeby Road. (7-5-06: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to continue public hearing on October 11, 2006.) 5b. County Special Permit No. 06038, to allow dwelling units within 1320 feet of a public lake, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and W Rokeby Road. (7-5-06: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to continue public hearing on October 11, 2006.) 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
Mike DeKalb, Planner 441-6370 mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov
Christy Eichorn, Planner 441-7603 ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Sara Hartzell, Planner 441-6372 shartzell@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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