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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 26, 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 meet on Wednesday, September 26, 2007, 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a staff briefing on West Haymarket Redevelopment.

**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, SEPTEMBER 26, 2007
[All members present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 12, 2007. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Moline, Gaylor-Baird and Francis abstaining) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) PERMITS: 1.1 Special Permit No. 07037, for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises, on property generally located at NW 19th Street and West O Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.govbwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 11, 2007, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01079. 1.2 Special Permit No. 07038, for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, on property generally located at N. 59th and Adams Streets. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.govbwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, 2007, 1:00 p.m. 1.3a Special Permit No. 07041, Fox Trail Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 5 single family acreage lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, preliminary plat, and storm water detention, on property generally located at SW 56th Street and Old Cheney Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.govmdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 10, 2007, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01080. 1.3b County Special Permit No. 07042, Fox Trail Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 5 single family acreage lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, preliminary plat, and storm water detention, on property generally located at SW 56th Street and Old Cheney Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.govmdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 10, 2007, 9-0. A public hearing date before the Lancaster County Board is being requested. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 4.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 07017, to review the proposed Lancaster County Road and Bridge Construction Program, Fiscal Year 2008 and 2009-2013, as to conformity with the 2030 Lincoln City/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Mike Brienzo, 441-6369, mbrienzo@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF GENERAL CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, with conditional approval of the North 141st Street project subject to amending the Comprehensive Plan, 9-0. Public hearing before the Lancaster County Board is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2007, 7:30 p.m. 4.2 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 07019, to review proposed amendments to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln City/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, as follows: A) adding the West Haymarket Blight and Substandard Study Area to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Area; B) adding language to the text of the plan referencing the Adopted 2005 Downtown Master Plan and West Haymarket Area, as well as minor spelling and punctuation changes; C) adding the West Haymarket Redevelopment Project, which may include the construction of an arena, a privately owned and operated hotel, a convention and exhibition center, surface and structure parking, business space, recreational facilities and other complementary uses, in an area generally bounded by BNSF and Union Pacific railroad lines on the west, approximately N. 7th Street on the east, the south interior roadway of Haymarket Park and Bereuter Pedestrian Bridge on the north and "M" Street on the south. The Lincoln Center Redevelopment Area is generally bounded by Salt Creek, Interstate 180 and "R" Street on the north, 17th Street on the east, "G" Street on the south, and Salt Creek, 2nd Street and Sun Valley Blvd. on the west. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-1 (Esseks dissenting). Public hearing before City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 29, 2007, 5:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.3a County Change of Zone No. 07052, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at NW 118th Street and W. Fletcher Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 1:00 p.m. 4.3b County Special Permit No. 07039, Parkland Estates Community Unit Plan, for approximately 22 single family lots, with requests to waive sidewalks, street trees, street lighting, landscape screening, block length, lot width to depth ratio, reduction of front yard setbacks from 50 to 25 feet, preliminary plat, and storm water detention, on property generally located at NW 118th Street and W. Fletcher Avenue. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 1:00 p.m. 4.3c County Special Permit No. 07040, to allow dwellings within 1,320 feet of the property line of a publicly owned lake, on property generally located at NW 118th Street and W. Fletcher Avenue. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 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. 06082, from AGR Agricultural Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at SW 40th Street and West A Street. (8-15-07: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending 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 *** (8-15-07: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending 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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