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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 25, 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, October 25, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th S., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. for a workshop on downzoning, apartments and density.

**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, OCTOBER 25, 2006
** ALL MEMBERS PRESENT ** Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held October 11, 2006. ** APPROVED, 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 06067(166 K) , from H-3 Highway Commercial District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 1st Street and Charleston Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing after action on the 2030 Comprehensive Plan. Planning Commission recommendation: Approval, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 20, 2006, 5:30 p.m. 1.2 Change of Zone No. 06068(231 K) , from R-8 Residential District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business District, on property generally located at S. 18th Street and M Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2006, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.3 County Special Permit No. 06054(384 K) , for a campground, on property generally located at SW 128th Street and West Saltillo Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 6-3 (Krieser, Cornelius, Strand, Larson, Esseks and Carlson voting 'yes'; Taylor, Sunderman and Carroll voting 'no'). Public hearing before Lancaster County Board is being requested. 1.4 Special Permit No. 06055(194 K) , for a salvage operation, on property located at 5020 NW 39th 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 October 12, 2006, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01022. 1.5 County Special Permit No. 06057(266 K) , for a temporary mobile home, on property generally located at S. 68th Street and Princeton Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 6, 2006, 9-0. Public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. 1.6 County Special Permit No. 06058(812 K) , for a wireless facility, on property generally located at NW 126th Street and Alvo Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and deferred at the request of the applicant, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 1.7 County Special Permit No. 06059(1,030 K) , for a wireless facility, on property generally located at N 176th Street and "O" Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and deferred at the request of the applicant, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 1.8 Special Permit No. 06063(210 K) , to expand a nonconforming use to allow the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises and to allow the sale of alcohol for consumption off the premises, on property located at 399 Sun Valley Boulevard. *** 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 October 11, 2006, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01023. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.9 Waiver No. 06008(207 K) , to waive the following improvements to the People's City Mission final plat: sanitary sewer in 1st Street, water main in 1st and Q Streets, storm sewer in 1st, 2nd and Q Streets, street paving in 1st, 2nd and Q Streets, sidewalk along 1st, 2nd and Q Streets, and street trees along 1st, 2nd, and Q Streets, on property generally located at N. 1st Street and Q 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 October 12, 2006, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01024. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL 2.1 County Special Permit No. 06060(14 K) , for a wireless facility, on property generally located at SW 72nd Street and Roca Road. Staff recommendation: Continue public hearing for two weeks until November 8, 2006 Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov ** APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT ** 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. 06066(940 K) , from R-4 Residential to R-2 Residential; from R-5 Residential to R-4 Residential; and from R-6 Residential to R-4 Residential, generally located between 26th and 33rd Streets, from "O" Street to "A" Street. Staff recommendation: Approval, except for the R-5 to R-4 portion north of "N" Street Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as requested by the applicant, 7-2 (Krieser, Taylor, Cornelius, Sunderman, Larson, Esseks and Carlson voting 'yes'; Strand and Carroll voting 'no'). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 20, 2006, 5:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Change of Zone No. 06069(572 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at S. 112th Street and Pine Lake Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 4.2b Special Permit No. 06061(1,161 K) , Hidden Valley Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 26 single family lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, the preliminary plat, and grading of future roads, on property generally located at S. 112th Street and Pine Lake Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 12, 2006, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01025. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.1a Change of Zone No. 06060(202 K) , from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at the northeast corner of SW 70th Street and West Van Dorn Street. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 5.1b Special Permit No. 06052(792 K) , West Van Dorn Heights Community Unit Plan, for approximately 61 residential acreage lots, with requests to waive block length, sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, minimum width to depth ratio, sewer flow, and landscape screening, on property generally located at the northeast corner of SW 70th Street and West Van Dorn Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Denial Staff planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 1:00 p.m. (See 10-11-06 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) 5.2a County Change of Zone No. 06065(100 K) , to amend the text of the County Zoning Resolution, Articles 4.007, AG Special Permits, and Article 13.001, Special Permits, to add a provision to allow race tracks, drag strips or motor sport facilities by special permit in the AG district. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with amendments, 8-1 (Larson dissenting). Public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. 5.2b County Special Permit No. 06051(636 K) , for authority to construct and operate a drag strip, on property generally located at Highway 77 and Branched Oak Road. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Zoning Analysis Map Additional information submitted by the applicant Letters received in opposition * Letters received in support More letters in opposition * More letters in support More letters in opposition * More letters in support Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 5-4 (Cornelius, Larson, Esseks, Carroll and Carlson voting 'yes'; Krieser, Taylor, Sunderman and Strand voting 'no'). Public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.3 Change of Zone No. 06063(837 K) , North 40 Plaza Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District and B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business, on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Adams Street; 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 74 residential dwelling units and 140,000 square feet of commercial floor area. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing after action on the 2030 Comprehensive Plan. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 28, 2006, with amendments as requested by the applicant, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 20, 2006, 5:30 p.m. 6. ACTION: 6.1 The "Draft" 2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan/Long Range Transportation Plan. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as amended by staff on October 17, 2006, with amendments, 8-0 (Taylor absent). A joint public hearing of the Lincoln City Council and Lancaster County Board is scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. * * * * * * * * * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * * * * * * * * * 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
Mike DeKalb, Planner 441-6370 mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov
Christy Eichorn, Planner 441-7603 ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Brandon Garrett, Planner 441-6373 bgarrett@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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