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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2010
[Commissioners Lust and Sunderman absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 10, 2010. ** APPROVED, 5-0 (Larson abstained; Taylor absent at time of vote; Lust and Sunderman absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 10001, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposed amendment to the FY 2009/2010 2014/2015 Capital Improvements Program to add a new project in year one to the Lincoln Electric System CIP for a Data Center to be located generally at S.W. 12th Street and Rokeby Road (8000 S.W. 12th Street). The Planning Commission action as to conformity is final action. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 6-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote; Larson and Sunderman absent). Resolution No. PC-01199. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.2 Change of Zone No. 10004, from I-1 Industrial District to B-3 Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 22nd Street and Y Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote; Lust and Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 12, 2010, 3:00 p.m. PERMITS: 1.3 Special Permit No. 10012, for expansion of a nonconforming use, on property generally located at S. 29th Street and Laurel Street (3145 S. 29th Street). *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report, 6-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote; Lust and Sunderman absent). Resolution No. PC-01200. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Waiver No. 10005, to waive the requirement of the Land Subdivision Ordinance for street trees and sidewalks along S. Coddington Ave., on property generally located at S. Coddington Ave. and W. O Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 6-0 (Taylor absent at time of vote; Lust and Sunderman absent). Resolution No. PC-01201. MISCELLANEOUS WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.5a Annexation No. 10001, to annex 15.50 acres, more or less, on property generally located at S. 62nd Street and Yankee Hill Road. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to an Annexation Agreement Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, SUBJECT TO AN ANNEXATION AGREEMENT, 7-0 (Lust and Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled upon completion of the associated Annexation Agreement. 1.5b Change of Zone No. 10006, from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 62nd Street and Yankee Hill Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Lust and Sunderman absent). Public hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the associated Annexation No. 10001 is scheduled. 1.5c Preliminary Plat No. 10001, Village Meadows Addition, for approximately 52 lots, on property generally located at S. 62nd Street and Yankee Hill Road. *** FINAL ACTION *** 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 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 10, 2010, as revised by staff, 7-0 (Lust and Sunderman absent). Resolution No. PC-01202. 1.6a Annexation No. 10002, to annex 0.80 acres, more or less, generally located at S. 84th Street and Van Dorn Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 1:00 p.m. 1.6b Special Permit No. 872G, an amendment to the Firethorn Community Unit Plan, to allow an additional golf clubhouse, with request to waive the sign requirements and setbacks, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Van Dorn Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 1:00 p.m. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public hearing and Administrative Action): 3.1 _______________ 3.2 _______________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Change of Zone No. 10005, to designate as a historic landmark, property located at 2952 Washington Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Lust and Sunderman absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before City Council pending. 4.1b Special Permit No. 10014, for Historic Preservation, to reduce the side yard setback, on property located at 2952 Washington Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 11, 2010, 7-0 (Lust and Sunderman absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before City Council pending. 4.1c Street and Alley Vacation No. 10003, to vacate the west 34 feet of S. 29th Street from the north right-of way of Washington Street to the south line of the right- of-way of the east-west alley south of A Street, generally located at S. 29th Street and Washington Street. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0 (Lust and Sunderman absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before City Council pending.
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PENDING LIST: 1a. Change of Zone No. 09027, from R-3 Residential District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located at Lucile Drive and Pioneers Boulevard. (1-13-10: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on April 7, 2010, at the request of the applicant.) WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT: 3/23/10 1b. Use Permit No. 125A, an amendment to expand the use permit to allow a garden center in the B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District, on property generally located at Lucile Drive and Pioneers Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** (1-13-10: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on April 7, 2010, at the request of the applicant.) WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT: 3/23/10 2a. Change of Zone No. 10003, from R-5 Residential District to B-3 Commercial District; from R-5 Residential District to O-2 Suburban Office District; from R-2 Residential District to B-3 Commercial District; and from R-2 Residential District to O-2 Suburban Office District on property generally located at the northwest corner of S. 16st Street and South Street. (3-10-10: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on April 7, 2010.) 2b. Special Permit No. 10008, for the authority to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises, on property generally located at S. 16th Street and South Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** (3-10-10: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on April 7, 2010.) 2c. Street and Alley Vacation No. 10002, to vacate the north/south alley generally located at S. 16th Street and South Street. (3-10-10: Planning Commission voted 7-0 to continue public hearing on April 7, 2010.) Planning Dept. staff contacts:
Steve Henrichsen, Development Review Manager 441-6374 shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov
Nicole Fleck-Tooze, Long Range Planning Manager 441-6363 ntooze@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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