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The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, in Conference Room 113 of the County/City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. for a continued discussion on Ex Parte Communications.

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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2010
[All Members Present] Approval of minutes of the special public hearing on the Capital Improvements Program and Transportation Improvement Program held May 12, 2010. ** APPROVED, 9-0 ** Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 19, 2010. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Sunderman abstained) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 10011, amending Chapter 27.69 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Signs by amending Section 27.69.020 to delete the definition of Pedestrian Marquee Sign; amending Section 27.69.030 to amend the general provisions to provide that for Center signs permitted on a "per frontage" basis, frontage shall mean the frontage of the Center adjacent to an arterial or collector street; and to delete the general provision regarding pedestrian marquee signs; amending Section 27.69.220 to add an exception to the requirement that a complex or subdivision freestanding sign abutting a residential zoned lot may not be illuminated unless located at least 100 feet from an abutting residential zoned lot if the abutting residential zoned lot is used for another multi- family use or a special permitted use; amending Section 27.69.340 to eliminate restrictions regarding height and illumination of freestanding signs used for office and retail uses; and repealing Sections 27.69.020, 27.69.030, 27.69.220, and 27.69.340 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, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 21 2010, 3:00 p.m. 1.2 Change of Zone No. 10013, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code by amending Chapter 27.03, Definitions, to add a new Section numbered 27.03.162 to provide a definition for data center; amending Section 27.67.040 to establish parking requirements for data centers; and repealing Section 27.67.040 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, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 21, 2010, 3:00 p.m. PLATS: 1.3 County Preliminary Plat No. 10002, Fox Run, for approximately 19 lots, with request to waive block length, on property generally located at S. 162nd Street and Highway 2. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 21, 2010, 9-0. Public Hearing before Lancaster County Board of Commissioners being requested. 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: PERMITS: 4.1 Special Permit No. 07044A, for additional parking, with waiver request to allow parking in the front yard, on property generally located at S. 18th Street and F Street (1804 F Street). 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 May 20, 2010, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 21, 2010, 3:00 p.m. 4.2 Special Permit No. 10023, for a parking lot, with a request to adjust setbacks, on property generally located at the northwest corner of 52nd Street and N Street. 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 May 20, 2010, which allows the request to allow parking in the front setback along South 52nd Street, but not along "N" Street, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 21, 2010, 3:00 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.3 Change of Zone No. 10012, amending Chapter 27.63 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Special Permits by amending Section 27.63.680 and 27.63.685 regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on and off the premises, respectively, to add a requirement that the licensed premises must be located no closer than 100 feet from the property line of a premises which is occupied in whole or part by a first-floor residential use and to clarify that the required 100-foot separation from a day care facility, park, church, or state mental institution is measured from the licensed premises to the property line of the premises used for the day care facility, park, church, or state mental health institution; and repealing Sections 27.63.680 and 27.63.685 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-1 (Lust dissenting). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 21, 2010, 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
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
Sara Hartzell, Planner 441-6371 shartzell@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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