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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 5, 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.

**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, NOVEMBER 5, 2008
[Commissioner Taylor absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held October 22, 2008. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Francis abstaining; Taylor absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 3134D, an amendment to the Willow Springs Planned Unit Development to expand the boundary by approximately .41 acre, and to allow approximately 3,500 square feet of additional office floor area, on property generally located at Pioneers Boulevard and Lucile Drive. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 22, 2008, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 1, 2008, 1:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 08045, for an early childhood care facility, on property generally located at Touzalin Avenue and Fremont Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in staff report, as revised on October 31, 2008, 8-0. (Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01146. 1.3 Special Permit No. 08046, for expansion of a nonstandard single family dwelling into the required side yard, on property located at 1601 Cheyenne Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@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 October 17, 2008, 8-0. (Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01147. 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 WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Change of Zone No. 08053, to designate the Foster House as a historic landmark, on property located at 1021 D Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 1, 2008, 1:30 p.m. 4.1b Special Permit No. 08044, to allow the use of a Historic Landmark as office space, on property located at 1021 D Street (Foster House). *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated October 24, 2008, as amended on November 5, 2008, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Resolution No. PC-01148. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.1 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. Staff recommendation: Denial Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 5-3 (Cornelius, Partington, Larson, Francis and Carroll voting 'yes'; Sunderman, Gaylor Baird and Esseks voting 'no'; Taylor absent). Public hearing before Lancaster County Board of Commissioners 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. (** Expires 01/28/09 **) (6-13-01: Planning Commission voted 6-0 to place on pending at the request of the applicant.) 2. Special Permit No. 08034A, Whispering Meadows Community Unit Plan, an amendment to show the layout of 155 attached single-family lots, with waiver requests to allow sanitary sewer to flow against the grade; to allow 20' wide private roadways; to allow adjustments to heights and area requirements; and to waive the required sidewalks and street trees on both sides of all streets, on property generally located at SW 27th Street and West A Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** (10-22-08: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on November 19, 2008 at the request of the applicant) Planning Dept. staff contacts:
Steve Henrichsen, Development Review 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, Long Range 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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