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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2008
[Commissioners Gaylor Baird and Partington absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 10, 2008. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Gaylor Baird, Partington and Larson absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 08046, from B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 14th Street and Morton Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Partington absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 13, 200, 1:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Change of Zone No. 08043, from I-1 Industrial District to B-4 Lincoln Center Business District, on property generally located at N. 8th Street and M Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Partington absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 13, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 1.2b Street and Alley Vacation No. 08008, to vacate the north/south alley between S. 8th Street and S. 9th Street, and M Street and L Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Partington absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. 1.3a Change of Zone No. 08048, from R-3 Residential District to B-1 Local Business District, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and W. Cleveland Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Partington absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 13, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 1.3b Special Permit No. 1965A, an amendment to the Hartland Homes NW 1st Addition Community Unit Plan, to add 5 units to the previously approved 50 units and increase the boundary of the Community Unit Plan, on property generally located at NW 48th Street and W. Cleveland 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 September 11, 2008, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Partington absent. Resolution No. PC-01141. PERMITS: 1.4 Special Permit No. 08039, Stone Bridge View Community Unit Plan, for approximately 35 single family lots and 31 multi family lots, with requests to waive the lot to width ratio, lot width, and depth to width ratio, on property generally located at Blanca Drive and Belford Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@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 9, 2008, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Partington absent). Resolution No. PC-01142. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.5 Miscellaneous No. 08014, to vacate a portion of the Hyde Park 1st Addition final plat, generally located at S. 6th Street and Van Dorn Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, with conditions as set forth in the staff report dated September 11, 2008, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Partington absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: None 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Action): 3.1 _________________________ 3.2 _________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a City Change of Zone No. 08040, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Zoning by adding a new section numbered 27.03.638 to define wind energy conversion system (WECS); by amending Sections 27.07.020, 27.09.020, 27.11.020, 27.13.020, 27.15.020, 27.17.020, 27.19.020, 27.21.020, 27.23.020, 27.24.020, 27.25.020, 27.26.020, 27.27.020, 27.29.020, 27.31.030, 27.33.020, 27.37.020, 27.39.020, 27.41.020, 27.43.020, 27.45.020 to add WECS as a permitted use in the AG, AGR, R-1 through R-8, O-1 through O-3, B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5 and H-1 through H-4 zoning districts; by amending Sections 27.07.030, and 27.09.030 to add WECS as a permitted conditional use in the AG and AGR districts, amending Sections 27.11.040, 27.13.040, 27.15.040, 27.17.040, 27.19.040, 27.21.040, 27.23,040, 27.24.040, 27.25.030, 27.26.040, 27.27.030, 27.29.040, 27.31.050, 27.33.040, 27.35.030, 27.37.030, 27.45.030, 27.47.030, 27.49.040 and 27.51.050 to add WECS as a permitted special use in the R-1 through R-8, O-1 through O-3, B-1 through B-5, H-1 through H-4, and I-1 through I-3 zoning districts; amending Section 27.63.420 to amend the special permit requirements for WECS; amending Section 27.71.025 to clarify WECS may exceed the height of the district in which the WECS is located. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Partington absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 13, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 4.1b County Change of Zone No. 08042, amending the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution relating to wind energy conversion systems (also known as wind turbines and windmills), by amending Article 4, "AG" Agricultural District, Section 4.005, Permitted Conditional Uses; Article 5, "AGR" Agricultural Residential District, Section 5.005, Permitted Conditional Uses; Article 6, "R" Residential District, Section 6.005, Permitted Special Uses; Article 7, "B" Business District, Section 7.005, Permitted Special Uses; Article 9, "I" Industrial District, Section 9.003, Use Regulations; and Article 13, Special Permit, Section 13.009, Permitted Special Uses. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Partington absent). Public hearing before Lancaster County Board being requested. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.2 Miscellaneous No. 08013, amending the City of Lincoln Design Standards to implement the recommendations of the Mayor's Road Design Standards Task Force, by adding Chapter 1.10 to establish a process for amending the City of Lincoln Design Standards, and amending Chapter 2.15, Urban Public Street Design Standards, to implement the recommendations of the Task Force. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Steve Henrichsen, 441-6374, shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Gaylor Baird and Partington absent). Public hearing before City City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 13, 2008.
* * * * * * * * * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * * * * * * * * *
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. County Change of Zone No. 08038, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located north of the interchange of S. 162nd Street and Highway 2. (8-13-08: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on November 5, 2008 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
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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