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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 2, 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, August 2, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. for a discussion with the County Ecological Advisory Committee. [Postponed until September 13, 2006]

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, August 2, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for a report by Planning staff on County Acreage lot inventory and continued workshop on text for the 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, AUGUST 2, 2006
[Commissioners Cornelius and Krieser absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 19, 2006. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Cornelius and Krieser absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS: 1.1 Special Permit No. 1940A(396 K) , an amendment to the Cardinal Heights Community Unit Plan, to adjust the lot lines, and waiver requests to reduce lot area and average lot width, on property generally located at NW 56th Street and Redberry Lane. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda at the request of Commissioner Taylor and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 10, 2006, 7-0 (Cornelius and Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-01007. 1.2 Special Permit No. 06042(159 K) , for a dwelling for members of a religious order, on property generally located at N. 61st Street and Morrill Avenue. *** 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 July 20, 2006, 7-0 (Cornelius and Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-01008. 1.3 Special Permit No. 06043(172 K) , for expansion of a non-standard use, on property generally located at S. 2nd Street and K 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 19, 2006, 7-0 (Cornelius and Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-01009. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 06009(295 K) , to review a proposed amendment to the proposed 2006/07 - 2011/12 Capital Improvements Program involving construction of a 9th/10th/Van Dorn Street trail connector to be generally located on the north side of Van Dorn Street running from approximately S. 10th to S. 8th Streets, and on the south side of Van Dorn Street continuing west from 8th Street to connect with the Bison Trail, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Staff recommendation: 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, 7-0 (Cornelius and Krieser absent). 1.5 Street & Alley Vacation No. 06006(152 K) , to vacate the east-west alley, between Q & R Streets from 24th Street to 25th Street, generally located at N. 25th Street and 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 (Cornelius and Krieser absent). Public hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. 1.6 Waiver No. 06007(421 K) , to waive sidewalks, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Pine Lake Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 7-0 (Cornelius and Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-01010. 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. 06042(232 K) , from AG Agricultural District to I-1 Industrial District, on property generally located SE of S. 14th Street and Saltillo Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.2 Change of Zone No. 06043(316 K) , from AG Agricultural District to I-1 Industrial District, on property generally located SE of S. 14th Street and Saltillo Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.3 Change of Zone No. 06044(362 K) , from R-2 Residential District to B-1 Local Business District, on property generally located at A Street and Maxwell Street, Walton, NE. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Deferred for two weeks, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2006, 1:00 p.m. PERMITS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.4a Special Permit No. 06044(1,187 K) , Grandale Community Unit Plan, for approximately 34 dwelling units, with requests to adjust setbacks, lot lines non-perpendicular to right-of-way, and allow lots without frontage to a public street on private roadway, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Rokeby Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 19, 2006, 7-0 (Cornelius and Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-01011. 4.4b Preliminary Plat No. 06009(1,187 K) , Grandale, for approximately 189 lots, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Rokeby Road. The Planning Commission action on the plat is final, unless appealed to the City Council. The following waivers are also being requested: a) block length; b) a non-standard intersection; c) exceed minimum centerline radius for curve; d) lot lines non-perpendicular to right-of-way; e) exceed the maximum intersection approach grade; f) street alignment. Any waiver requests that are recommended for denial will be forwarded to the City Council for public hearing. If all waiver requests are recommended for approval, the Planning Commission action is final, unless appealed to the City Council. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 19, 2006, with the amendments requested by the applicant and agreed upon by staff, 7-0 (Cornelius and Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-01012. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.5 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 06001(276 K) , to amend the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to change land from Agricultural to Industrial and Commercial between N. 40th Street and N. 56th Street, north of Interstate 80 and south of Bluff Road; a change from Agricultural to Low Density Residential on the south side of Bluff Road 1/4 mile west of N. 56th Street; and to designate all of the land in the proposal as Tier I, Priority A, and include inside the Future Service Limit. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Deferred for two weeks, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.6 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 06008(231 K) , to review the proposed "North 56th Street and Arbor Road Redevelopment Plan" for the area generally bounded by N. 70th Street on the east, N. 40th Street on the west, on either side of Interstate 80, and between Bluff Road on the north and Salt Creek on the south, except the Bluff Road Landfill Facility, as to conformance with the 2025 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Deferred for two weeks, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 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. Previous action deferring continued public hearing until November 8, 2006, RESCINDED, 7-0 (Cornelius and Krieser absent). CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, 2006, 1:00 p.m., 7-0 (Cornelius and Krieser 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.) 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.) 6. Street & Alley Vacation No. 06004, 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. (7-19-06: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on August 16, 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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