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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2009
[All members present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 29, 2009. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Gaylor Baird and Sunderman abstained) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 09008, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposal to declare property generally located at N. 56th Street and Bluff Road, as surplus property. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan, subject to conditions Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, with conditions as set forth in the staff report dated August 4, 2009, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 31, 2009, 5:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.2 Change of Zone No. 09020HP, to designate the Ricketts House as a historic landmark, on property located at 400 S. 33rd Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 31, 2009, 5:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.3 Street & Alley Vacation No. 09005, to vacate the east/west alley between North 41st Street and North 42nd Street, north of "Y" Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Rashi Jain, 441-6372, rjain@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0. Public hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. 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. 09006, amending the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to add the Little Salt Creek Watershed Master Plan to the list of subarea plans in the Plan Implementation section and to the list of watershed studies in the Utilities section; and to amend the Lincoln Area and Lancaster County future land use maps to ensure the Agricultural Stream Corridor, Green Space and Environmental Land Uses are consistent with the updated Floodprone Area and Floodway boundaries, as appropriate. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public hearing before Lancaster County Board of Commissioners anticipated on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 9:30 a.m. Public hearing before City Council anticipated on Monday, September 21, 2009, 3:00 p.m. 4.1b County Change of Zone No. 09017, a text amendment to the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution, amending Article 2, Definitions, to add a definition for "Floodprone Area"; and amending Article 11 to change the title and to add provisions for regulating locally-adopted Floodprone Areas and Floodways. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public hearing before Lancaster County Board of Commissioners anticipated on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 9:30 a.m. 4.1c County Miscellaneous No. 09006, a text amendment to the Lancaster County Land Subdivision Resolution, amending Chapter 2, Definitions, to add a definition for "Floodprone Area"; and amending Chapter 6, to change the title and to add provisions for regulating locally-adopted Floodprone Areas and Floodways. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public hearing before Lancaster County Board of Commissioners anticipated on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 9:30 a.m. ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.2a Annexation No. 09003, to annex 27.52 acres, more or less, generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 31, 2009, 5:30 p.m. 4.2b Change of Zone No. 09011, Southlake Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from AG Agriculture to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District PUD for approximately 104,000 square feet of health care facility, approximately 50,000 square feet of office, and approximately 15,000 square feet of commercial; and approval of a development plan which proposes to modify standards of the underlying zoning district, subdivision regulations and design standards, on property generally located at S. 91st Street and Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 28, 2009, as amended on July 29, 2009, 8-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 31, 2009, 5:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.3 County Change of Zone No. 09018, a text amendment to the Lancaster County Zoning Resolution, amending Article 2, Definitions, and Article 4, Special Permit, to add "expanded home occupations"; amending Article 13, Special Permit, to allow expanded home occupations by special permit in the AG zoning district and setting forth conditions of approval; and amending Article 15, Additional Use, Home Occupations, to revise the conditions of approval for home occupations carried on within a dwelling unit or accessory building. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission voted to defer for further discussion, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 1:00 p.m. PERMITS: 4.4 Special Permit No. 09021, for expansion of a nonconforming use for a garage addition in the front yard setback, on property generally located at E. Hillcrest Drive and Anthony Lane (1111 East Hillcrest Drive). *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Rashi Jain, 441-6372, rjain@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 23, 2009, 8-0. Resolution No. PC-01175. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: PERMITS: 5.1 Special Permit No. 09018, for expansion of a nonstandard attached garage, on property generally located at S. 14th Street and Otoe Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 16, 2009, 8-0. Resolution No. PC-01176. 5.2 County Special Permit No. 09019, for extraction of soil, including requests to waive the bonding and screening requirements, on property generally located at N. 56th Street/Highway 77 and Raymond Road (14605 N. 56th Street). Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 29, 2009, 7-1 (Esseks dissenting). Public hearing before Lancaster County Board being requested.
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PENDING LIST: 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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