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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 16, 2008, 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, January 16, 2008, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in the Mayor's Conference Room of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a workshop on Water Issues in Rural Lancaster County.

**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, JANUARY 16, 2008
[Commissioner Cornelius absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held December 19, 2007. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Cornelius absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): PERMITS: 1.1 Special Permit No. 04044A, an amendment to the North Creek Villas Community Unit Plan, to reduce the front yard setback from 25' to 15' abutting Fletcher Avenue, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Fletcher Avenue. *** 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 December 17, 2007, 7-0 (Cornelius absent; Moline declaring a conflict of interest). Resolution No. PC-01091. 1.2 Special Permit No. 07054, to allow an accessory building as a dwelling unit for a domestic employee, on property generally located at S. 112th Street and A Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated December 13, 2007, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Resolution No. PC-01092. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.3 Waiver No. 07010, to waive sidewalks along Cornhusker Highway, on property generally located at 6501 Cornhusker Highway. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Resolution No. PC-01093. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _________________________ 3.2 _________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 4.1 Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 07002, to amend the 2030 Lincoln City/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to add the Deadmans Run Watershed Master Plan to the list of sub-area plans in the Plan Implementation section, and to the list of watershed studies in the Utilities section of the Comprehensive Plan. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 11, 2008, 1:30 p.m. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 07003, to amend the 2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to designate land as Industrial and Commercial in the Land Use Plan, amend the Priority designation in the Urban Growth Tier with Priority Areas map, adust the road network and other associated amendments generally in the area of N.W. 48th Street from West O Street to north of West Holdrege Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION, scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, 2008, 1:00 p.m. 4.2b Annexation No. 07005, to annex approximately 233.36 acres, more or less, generally located at N.W. 48th Street and Interstate 80. Staff recommendation: Approval subject to an Annexation Agreement Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION, scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, 2008, 1:00 p.m. 4.2c Change of Zone No. 07063, I-80 West Lincoln Business Center Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from AG Agricultural District to I-3 PUD Employment Center District and R-3 PUD Residential District, on property generally located at N.W. 48th Street and Interstate 80; for a Planned Unit Development designation of said property; and for approval of a development plan which proposes waivers and modifications to the Zoning Ordinance and Land Subdivision Ordinance to allow 1.5 million square feet of office, commercial and industrial floor area; hotels and motels of up to 200 rooms; and up to 448 dwelling units in the underlying I-3 and R-3 zoned area. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION, scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, 2008, 1:00 p.m. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.1a Change of Zone No. 07061, from B-1 Local Business District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Van Dorn Street. Staff recommendation: Approval 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, January 30, 2008, 1:00 p.m. 5.1b Pre-Existing Use Permit No. 07001A, for approximately 16,000 square feet of commercial floor area with an adjustment to required parking, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Van Dorn Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval 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, January 30, 2008, 1:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.2a Annexation No. 07004, to annex approximately 31.82 acres, generally located at N. 14th Street and Alvo Road. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to an Annexation Agreement Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION, scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 1:00 p.m. 5.2b Change of Zone No. 07062, from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 14th Street and Alvo Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION, scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 1:00 p.m. 5.2c Preliminary Plat No. 07005, Parrott Addition, for one lot, generally located at N. 14th Street and Alvo Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION, scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 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.) 4. Waiver No. 07009, to waive street paving, sidewalks and street trees, on property generally located at N. 36th Street and Q Street. (12-19-07: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on February 27, 2008.) 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
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