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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 30, 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 30, 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 continued review of draft materials for the 2030 Comprehensive Plan/Long Range Transportation 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, AUGUST 30, 2006
[Commissioner Strand absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held August 16, 2006. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Strand absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 County Change of Zone No. 06049(89 K) , from AGR Agricultural Residential District to AG Agricultural District, on property generally located on the SE corner of SW 40th Street and Rokeby Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing date before County Board being requested. 1.2 Change of Zone No. 06050(534 K) , St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen Religious and Educational Center Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from R-1 Residential District to R-1 Residential District PUD, on property generally located at A Street and Eldon Drive; for a Planned Unit Development District designation of said property; and for approval of a development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance, Land Subdivision Ordinance and City of Lincoln Design Standards to allow a mix of uses, some of which are not otherwise permitted in the R-1 zoning district. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated August 17, 2006, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 18, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 1.3 County Change of Zone No. 06051(19 K) , to amend Article 10, Section 10.009(a) and Article 23 of the Lancaster County Zoning Regulations relating to Personal Wireless Telecommunications Facilities, deleting a paragraph in Section 10.009(a) regarding application fees, and adding a section to the fee schedule in Article 23 for administrative permit (for wireless facilities). Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before County Board being requested. 1.4 Change of Zone No. 06055(332 K) , from H-2 Highway Business District to B-3 Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 52nd and "O" Streets. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 18, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL 2.1 Change of Zone No. 06052(19 K) , to amend Section 27.65.020 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to adjust the minimum coverage area and bonus for an Agricultural District Community Unit Plan, utilizing a community wastewater system in the Build-Through area. Staff recommendation: Deferral until September 13, 2006 Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Deferred, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 13, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 2.2 Special Permit No. 06046(19 K) , Dakota Springs Community Unit Plan, for approximately 12 single family dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, and the preliminary plat, on property generally located at SW 2nd Street and W Saltillo Road. Staff recommendation: Deferral until September 13, 2006 Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Deferred, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 13, 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 WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Annexation No. 06012(128 K) , to annex approximately 331.05 acres, generally located at S. 14th Street and Saltillo Road Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation Agreement, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council will not be scheduled until an Annexation Agreement is completed. 4.1b Change of Zone No. 06042(205 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. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation and Development Agreement, as set forth in the staff report dated July 25, 2006, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council will not be scheduled until the Annexation and Development Agreement is completed. 4.1c Change of Zone No. 06043(315 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. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, subject to an Annexation and Development Agreement, as set forth in the staff report dated July 25, 2006, 8-0 (Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council will not be scheduled until the Annexation and Development Agreement is completed. 4.2a Annexation No. 06014(106 K) , to annex approximately 4.67 acres, generally located at N. 14th Street and Humphrey Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 27, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.2b Change of Zone No. 06053(106 K) , from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 14th Street and Humphrey Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 27, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.2c Special Permit No. 05015A(359 K) , an amendment to Hartland's Garden Valley Community Unit Plan, to add approximately 4.67 acres, with requests to waive block length, average lot width, lot area from 6,000 square feet to 4,500 square feet, double frontage lots, pedestrian easement, sanitary sewer running opposite street grade, and the minimum flood corridor easement, on property generally located at N. 14th Street and Humphrey Avenue. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 27, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.1 Change of Zone No. 06040(620 K) , from B-1 Local Business District to R-2 Residential District, from B-1 Local Business District to R-4 Residential District, from R-6 Residential District to R-2 Residential District, from R-5 Residential to R-2 Residential District, and from R-4 Residential District to R-2 Residential District, on property generally located between 40th and 48th Streets, from Randolph to "A" Streets. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as revised, with amendment deleting 828-837 S. 47th Street from the change of zone request, 5-3 (Cornelius, Sunderman, Taylor, Esseks and Carlson voting 'yes'; Larson, Krieser and Carroll voting 'no'; Strand absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 25, 2006, 5:30 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.) 4a. 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.) 4b. 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.) 5. 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, generally located at East A Street and Madison Street, Walton, NE. (8-16-06: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on September 13, 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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