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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 22, 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, November 22, 2006, in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th S., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. for a presentation by Cecil Steward on "Green and Sustainable Development".

**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, NOVEMBER 22, 2006
[Commissioner Taylor absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held November 8, 2006. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Taylor absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 06073(99 K) , from H-3 Highway Commercial District to I-1 Industrial District, on property generally located at S. 10th Street and High Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 11, 2006, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Change of Zone No. 06074(168 K) , from R-2 Residential District to R-4 Residential District, on property generally located at Warlick Boulevard and Creekside Trail. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 11, 2006, 1:30 p.m. 1.2b Special Permit No. 531F(716 K) , an amendment to the Wilderness View Townhomes Community Unit Plan, to add 162 dwelling units, with requests to waive lot width, minimum lot area, rear yard setback, and sanitary sewer running against street grade, on property generally located at Warlick Boulevard and Creekside Trail. *** 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 November 8, 2006, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01027. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.3 Annexation No. 06018(139 K) , to annex approximately 4.87 acres, generally located at N. 7th Street and Fletcher Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 11, 2006, 1:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.4a Annexation No. 06019(993 K) , to annex approximately 92 acres, generally located at S. 40th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to an annexation agreement, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the annexation agreement has been completed. 1.4b Change of Zone No. 06075(993 K) , Wilderness Commons Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from AG Agricultural District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District and R-5 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 40th Street and Yankee Hill Road; 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 300 dwelling units in the underlying R-5 zoned area and approximately 600,000 square feet of office/retail floor area in the underlying B-2 zoned area. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 8, 2006, with amendments to Condition #4.1.1.3 as revised by staff, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the association Annexation No. 06019 is scheduled. 1.5a Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 06016(522 K) , to review a proposed permanent conservation easement as to conformance with the Lincoln- Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, on property generally located at N. 15th Street and Rudolph Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01028. 1.5b Street & Alley Vacation No. 06008(100 K) , to vacate Rudolph Street from N. 15th Street to N. 16th Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council will not be scheduled until the associated conservation easement agreement is completed and scheduled on Council agenda. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL 2.1a Change of Zone No. 04086(17 K) , from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Cumberland Drive. Staff recommendation: Deferral for two weeks at the request of the applicant Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, December 6, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 2.1b Special Permit No. 04072(17 K) , Muller Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 15 lots, with waiver requests to allow lot lines non- perpendicular to right-of-way, adjust yard setbacks, and to exceed the maximum intersection approach grade, on property generally located at S. 56th Street and Cumberland Drive. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Deferral for two weeks at the request of the applicant Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, December 6, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _____________________________________________ 3.2 _____________________________________________ 4. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: (See 11-8-06 agenda for staff reports on the following items.) CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a 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 deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, December 6, 2006, 1:00 p.m. 4.1b Special Permit No. 06052(823 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 deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, December 6, 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. 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.) 3a. Change of Zone No. 06072, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at SW 27th Street and W Denton Road. (11-8-06: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on December 6, 2006 at the request of the applicant.) 3b. Special Permit No. 06068, The Bridges Community Unit Plan, for approximately 70 single family dwelling units, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, storm water detention, sanitary sewer running opposite street grades, rollover curb in lieu of typical curb and gutter, front and rear yard setbacks, and BTA grading requirements for future roadways, on property generally located at SW 27th Street and W Denton Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** (11-8-06: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on December 6, 2006 at the request of the applicant.) 4. County Special Permit No. 06058, for a wireless facility, on property generally located at NW 126th Street and Alvo Road. (11-8-06: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on December 6, 2006 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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