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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 9, 2007, 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 also meet on Wednesday, May 9, 2007, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Conference Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing by staff on the draft FY 2007/08 - 2012/13 Capital Improvement Program.

**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, MAY 9, 2007
[Commissioner Krieser absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 25, 2007. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Krieser absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 07009(476 K) , to review the proposed acquisition of a permanent conservation easement, on property generally located at South 63rd Street and Highway 2, as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-01049. The City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing on the acceptance of this conservation easement on Monday, 14, 2007, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.2a Change of Zone No. 07023(18 K) , amending Chapter 27.69 of the Lincoln Municipal Code by amending Section 27.69.300 to allow the Planning Director to approve amendments to a nonresidential special sign district provided the request for amendment proposes a minor increase in the number, size, height, location, or other standards for signs authorized in the special sign district; and repealing Section 27.69.300 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 4, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 1.2b Change of Zone No. 2938B(429 K) , to amend Ordinance No. 17504, University of Nebraska Technology Park Special Sign District standards, to allow wall signs to face Interstate 80, West Highland Boulevard or N.W. 1st Street on buildings west of N.W. 1st Street, and to allow administrative amendments for minor deviations from the Special Sign District. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 4, 2007. 1.3 Change of Zone No. 07021(163 K) , from AG Agricultural District to B-5 Planned Regional Business District, on property generally located at Andermatt Drive and Eiger Drive. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 4, 2007. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.4a Change of Zone No. 07024(222 K) , from O-3 Office Park District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 4, 2007, 1:30 p.m. 1.4b Use Permit No. 154C(378 K) , an amendment to allow waivers of the requirement for lots to front onto public or private roads, sidewalks, and street trees, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 26, 2007, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-01050. PERMITS: 1.5 Use Permit No. 123E(442 K) , an amendment to adjust lot layouts and to waive the requirement that lots front onto public or private roads, on property generally located at N. 33rd Street and Folkways Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 26, 2007, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-01051. 1.6 Special Permit No. 07012(334 K) , for an early childhood care facility, on property generally located at N. 1st Street and Highlands Boulevard. *** 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 April 24, 2007, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Resolution No. PC-01052. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.7 Street & Alley Vacation No. 07005(328 K) , to vacate the N. 61st Street right-of- way north of Aylesworth Avenue. 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 (Krieser absent). Public hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when the requirements of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. 1.8 Street & Alley Vacation No. 07006(331 K) , to vacate the 530' of S. 88th Street, north of its intersection with Taliesin Drive, generally located at S. 88th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Krieser absent). This vacation is in the City's three-mile jurisdiction. Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 4, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. A public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. 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. 07022(352 K) , from R-6 Residential District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business District, on property generally located at S. 19th Street and L Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to a zoning and Development Agreement, with amendments as agreed upon by staff, 8-0 (Krieser absent). Public hearing before City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 11, 2007, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 4.2 County Special Permit No. 07011(385 K) , Wild Acres Community Unit Plan, for approximately 16 single family acreage lots, with requests to waive the preliminary plat process, sidewalks, street trees, ornamental lighting, landscape screening, storm water detention, block length, and cul-de-sac length, on property generally located at N. 14th Street and Ashland Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 24, 2007, 8-0 (Krieser absent). A public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board is being requested.
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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. 06082, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West A Street. (4-25-07: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on May 23, 2007 at the request of the applicant.) 3b. Preliminary Plat No. 06011, Woodland View 1st Addition, for 25 single family lots and 4 outlots, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West A Street. The Planning Commission action on the plat is final, unless appealed to the City Council. The following waivers are also being requested: a) to allow sanitary sewer to run against the street grade and b) to allow sanitary sewer to be deeper than 15 feet. Any waiver requests that are recommended for denial by the Planning Department 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. *** FINAL ACTION *** (4-25-07: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on May 23, 2007 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
Mike Brienzo, Transportation Planner 441-6369 mbrienzo@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
* * * * * The Planning Commission meeting which is broadcast live at 1:00 p.m. every other Wednesday will be rebroadcast on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.

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