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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 23, 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.

**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, SEPTEMBER 23, 2009
[All Members Present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 9, 2009. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Larson, Lust and Partington abstained) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 2463D, an amendment to the Highpointe Planned Unit Development, to allow a changeable copy freestanding sign to be located in the commercial component of the development adjacent to Old Cheney Road, on generally located at S. 48th Street and Old Cheney Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 8, 2009, 7-2 (Gaylor Baird and Esseks dissenting). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 12, 2009, 3:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.2 Street & Alley Vacation No. 09006, to vacate N. 14th Street from the south right-of-way line of New Hampshire Street, south approximately 110'. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the conditions of Chapter 14.20 of LMC have been satisfied, a final plat has been completed and the execution of a conservation easement. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public hearing and Action): 3.1 ____________________ 3.2 ____________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: PERMITS: 4.1 Special Permit No. 2022C, an amendment to the Planned Service Commercial Special Permit to revise the use permit restrictions to permit a building with bank drive-thru and to remove the existing sign package and building and sign elevations on property generally located at the southeast corner of S. 27th Street and Grainger Parkway. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 10, 2009, with amendment deleting Condition #1.5, 7-1 (Larson dissenting; Sunderman declaring a conflict of interest). Resolution No. PC-01177. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION: (See Sept. 9, 2009 agenda for staff report on the following item.) CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.1 Change of Zone No. 09021, amending Chapter 27.81 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to General Provisions of the Zoning Code by adding a new section numbered 27.81.021 to provide a procedure for appeals of administrative approvals by the Planning Director, and by adding a new section numbered 27.81.022 to provide the manner for giving notice of the Planning Director's grant of administrative approvals. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 12, 2009, 3:00 p.m.
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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
* * * * * 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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