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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 18, 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, June 18, 2008, 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 B-4 Zoning and Downtown/Antelope Valley Design Standards.

**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, JUNE 18, 2008
[Commissioner Gaylor Baird absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 4, 2008. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Esseks and Francis abstaining; Gaylor Baird absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 08012, to review a proposed amendment to the 2008/09 - 2013/14 Capital Improvements Program as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln City/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan adding Project #0483 - Breslow Ice Center, involving location of an ice arena within the general area of the West Haymarket, on a site to be determined. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6372, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0. (Gaylor Baird absent). PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 1748A, an amendment to delete the hours of operation for the garden center, on property generally located at S. Coddington Avenue and W. Burnham Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 28, 2008, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Resolution No. PC-01122. 1.3 Special Permit No. 08022, to increase parking area, on property generally located at Hartley Street and Touzalin Avenue. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 10, 2008, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 on the associated Street & Alley Vacation No. 08001 approved by Planning Commission on May 21, 2008, have been satisfied. 1.4 Special Permit No. 08023, for an early childhood care facility, and a waiver request to reduce the number of required parking stalls, on property generally located at S. 16th Street and Smith Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 10, 2008, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 14, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 1.5 Special Permit No. 08024, for expansion of a nonstandard dwelling, on property generally located at Cedar Ave. and Woodsdale Blvd. (3121 Cedar Ave.). *** 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 June 5, 2008, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Resolution No. PC-01123. 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 WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 08014, to amend the 2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to change the Land Use Plan designation from Public & Semi-Public and Green Space to Commercial on the southeast corner of N. 84th Street and Havelock Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval of the proposed amendment, subject to a Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Lancaster County Agricultural Society Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, SUBJECT TO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 14, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 4.1b Annexation No. 08004, to annex approximately 29.07 acres, generally located at N. 84th Street and Havelock Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to a Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Lancaster County Agricultural Society Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, SUBJECT TO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 14, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 4.1c Change of Zone No. 08025, from AG Agricultural District to H-4 General Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Havelock Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to a Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Lancaster County Agricultural Society Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, SUBJECT TO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 14, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 4.1d Special Permit No. 08025, for a Planned Service Commercial development in the H-4 General Commercial District, to allow a hotel, restaurant and retail space, on property generally located at N. 84th Street and Havelock Avenue. *** 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 June 10, 2008, with amendment to Condition #2.1.20 as requested by the applicant and agreed upon by the staff, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Resolution No. PC-01124. CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.2 Change of Zone No. 08024, from P Public Use District to AG Agricultural District, on property generally located at SW 9th Street and Rokeby Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 14, 2008, 1:30 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
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