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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 7, 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, October 7, 2009, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Conference Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a discussion with staff on "work-in-progress" proposal to allow dwellings on smaller lots, subject to new conditions, in the R-3 Residential District, primarily found in newer neighborhoods.

**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, OCTOBER 7, 2009
[Commissioner Francis absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 23, 2009. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Francis absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 09010, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposed amendment to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan to add the "Haymarket Hotel and Tool House Redevelopment Project Area" to include redevelopment of two existing buildings, an addition to the existing buildings and construction of a new building that together will house hotel, residential and other commercial uses. The Project Area is bounded by 8th and 9th Streets and Q and R Streets. 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 by Commissioner Gaylor Baird and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Francis absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 2, 2009, 3:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.2 Change of Zone No. 09023, amending Section 27.51.030 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the Use Regulations in the I-3 Employment Center District, to add a provision allowing a building to be used as an accessory use for a residence for resident watchmen and caretakers or supervisory personnel employed and residing on the premises; and repealing Section 27.51.030 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Francis absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 26, 2009, 5:30 p.m. 1.3 Change of Zone No. 09026, amending Section 27.45.020 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to permitted uses in the H-4 General Commercial District, to add office buildings as a permitted use; and repealing Section 27.45.020 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-0 (Francis absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 26, 2009, 5:30 p.m. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public hearing and Action): 3.1 ____________________ 3.2 ____________________
* * * * * * * * * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * * * * * * * * *
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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