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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 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, May 13, 2009, 11:45 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. in the Mayor's Conference Room of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing on proposed amendments to the sign ordinance.

*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2009
SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: 1. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 09001, to amend the 2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to adopt text changes to the Community Facilities chapter as related to the Public Safety - Law Enforcement Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: David Cary, 441-6364, dcary@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Carroll and Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before the City Council and County Board will be scheduled after the Planning Commission takes action on Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 09003 and Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 09004. 2. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 09003, to amend the 2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to adopt text changes to the Community Vision chapter to add the general topic of sustainability. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for one-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 1:00 p.m. 3. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 09004, to amend the 2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to adjust the text in the Residential Chapter regarding Rural Area/Acreage Policy. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Applicant's request for one-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 1:00 p.m. 4. Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 09005, to amend the 2030 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to adopt text and diagram changes to the Parks, Recreation & Open Space chapter to add Union Plaza as a Regional Park and to allow Community Parks to serve as Neighborhood Parks. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Carroll and Gaylor Baird absent). Public hearing before the City Council and County Board will be scheduled after the Planning Commission takes action on Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 09003 and Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 09004. 5. The Planning Commission Review Edition of the City of Lincoln's draft six year Capital Improvements Program (CIP) for FY 2009/2010 - 2014/2015. Staff Planner: David Cary, 441-6364, dcary@lincoln.ne.gov Capital Improvements Program (CIP) Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL of the staff recommendation for FINDING OF FULL OR GENERAL CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, with two amendments as recommended by staff, 7-0 (Carroll and Gaylor Baird absent). 1. Parks & Recreation: Add site acquisition, demolition and site clearing for development of new parking area to serve activities in Antelope Park, including Lincoln Children's Zoo, the Rock Island Trail and the Shildnek Bandshell. 2. Public Works & Utilities, Streets & Highways: Add completion of design engineering and beginning right-of-way acquisition to construct four lanes of pavement along Coddington Avenue from south of Van Dorn to north of West "A" Street. 6. The draft FY2010-2015 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Lincoln and Lancaster County planning area (Lincoln MPO). Staff Planner: Mike Brienzo, 441-6369, mbrienzo@lincoln.ne.gov Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL of the staff recommendation for FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, with one amendment recommendation by staff to add completion of design engineering and beginning right-of-way acquisition to construct four lanes of pavement along Coddington Avenue from South of Van Dorn to north of West "A" Street, 7-0 (Carroll and Gaylor Baird absent).
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PENDING LIST: 1. None Planning Dept. staff contacts:
Kent Morgan, Assistant Director 441-7491 kmorgan@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
* * * * * 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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