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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2009
[Commissioner Cornelius absent} Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 25, 2009. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Cornelius absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 09004, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, proposed amendments to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan amending an existing project known as the Lincoln Mall Redevelopment Project and renaming the project as the "Lincoln Mall Capitol Environs Redevelopment Project", which incorporates portions or all of eight city blocks adjacent to the Lincoln Mall from 10th Street to 14th Street and the public rights-of-way of the Capitol Environs District located within the Redevelopment Plan Area boundaries. The Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan 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 Boulevard on the west. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, as revised on 4/8/09, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 4, 2009, 1:30 p.m. ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Annexation No. 08005, to annex 20.82 acres, more or less, generally located at N. 90th Street and "O" Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2009, 5:30 p.m. 1.2b Change of Zone No. 09008, from P Public Use District to O-3 Office Park District, on property generally located at N. 90th Street and "O" Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2009, 5:30 p.m. 1.2c Use Permit No. 09001, for approximately 125,000 square feet of medical office space, on property generally located at N. 90th Street and "O" Street. *** 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 March 31, 2009, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Resolution No. PC-01161. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.3 Change of Zone No. 09007, to amend the Building Line District map by deleting the building line district in Randolph Street from the centerline of S. 46th Street to the west line of S. 47th Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2009, 5:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.4 Special Permit No. 09004, for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises, on property generally located northeast of the intersection of N. 1st and "O" Streets. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Resolution No. PC-01162. 1.5 Use Permit No. 140C, an amendment to Appian Way Regional Center to adjust the required parking, on property generally located at S. 91st Street and Heritage Lakes 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 March 25, 2009, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2009, 5:30 p.m. 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 Conformance No. 09003, to review a proposal for declaration of surplus property as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln/ Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, generally located at N. 27th Street and Center Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2009, 5:30 p.m. 4.1b Change of Zone No. 08074, from I-1 Industrial District to R-2 Residential District, P Public Use District and H-3 Highway Commercial District; from P Public Use District to H-3 Highway Commercial District; and from R-4 Residential District to P Public Use District, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Center Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2009, 5:30 p.m. 4.1c Change of Zone No. 09006, to designate the former North Branch Library as a landmark, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Center Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2009, 5:30 p.m. 4.1d Street & Alley Vacation No. 09003, to vacate the remaining portion of the north-south alley between N. 26th Street and N. 27th Street, north of Center Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2009, 5:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.2 Change of Zone No. 09004, amending Chapter 27.61 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Nonconforming and Nonstandard Uses by adding a new section numbered 27.61.100 to establish conditions for the expansion of a nonstandard single-family or two-family dwelling into a required yard in residential districts. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, as revised by staff, 8-0 (Cornelius absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2009, 5:30 p.m. PERMITS: 4.3 Special Permit No. 08004A, an amendment to continue and expand the excavation of sand, gravel and soil, on property generally located at N. 40th Street and Waverly Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 23, 2009, 7-1 (Esseks dissenting, Cornelius absent). Resolution No. PC-01163.
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PENDING LIST: 1. None 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
Rashi Jain, Planner 441-6372 rjain@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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