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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 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 LPlan Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., in Room 113 of the County- City Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, immediately following the regular meeting in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, for a workshop on "Review of Special Permits". ** The workshop following Planning Commission has been canceled

**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, JULY 28, 2010
[Commissioners Gaylor Baird, Lust, Esseks and Cornelius absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 14, 2010. ** APPROVED, 5-0 (Gaylor Baird, Lust, Esseks and Cornelius absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 10004, to review the proposed addition of Project #0607 Bison Trail Bridge Replacement to the City of Lincoln 2010/2011 - 2015/2016 Capital Improvement Program as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. The area of application is generally located where the Bison Trail crosses the Haines Branch Creek just south of West Van Dorn Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 5-0 (Gaylor Baird, Lust, Esseks and Cornelius absent). CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.2a Change of Zone No. 10015, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Zoning by amending Section 27.41.040 to allow any permitted use which exceeds the maximum height permitted in the H-2 Highway Business District to be allowed as a special permitted use in said district; amending Section 27.43.040 to allow any permitted use which exceeds the maximum height permitted in the H-3 Highway Commercial District to be allowed as a special permitted use in said district; amending Section 27.63.250 to provide that a permitted use exceeding the maximum height permitted in the district may be allowed in the H-2 and H-3 zoning districts by a special permit; and repealing Sections 27.41.040, 27.43.040, and 27.63.250 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, 5-0 (Gaylor Baird, Lust, Esseks and Cornelius absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 16, 2010, 3:00 p.m. 1.2b Special Permit No. 10027, to allow a flag pole to exceed the maximum height in the H-3 Highway Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Wildcat Drive. *** 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 dated July 15, 2010, 5-0 (Gaylor Baird, Lust, Esseks and Cornelius absent). Resolution No. PC-01210. PERMITS: 1.3 County Special Permit No. 07024B, for an extension of time to allow a mobile home on property during construction of a permanent residence, on property generally located at SW 14th Street and W. Olive Creek Road. 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 July 14, 2010, 5-0 (Gaylor Baird, Lust, Esseks and Cornelius absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners pending. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 2.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 10005, to review the proposed addition of Project #0605 City Owned Facility in Northwest Lincoln to the City of Lincoln 2010/2011 2015/2016 Capital Improvement Program as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. The area of application is generally bounded by I-80 on the south and east, West Upland Ave. on the north, and West Bond Street on the west. Staff recommendation: Continue Public Hearing until August 11, 2010 Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Revised Request for Deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 1:00 p.m. 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (Public hearing and Administrative Action): 3.1 _______________ 3.2 _______________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: MISCELLANEOUS: 4.1 Miscellaneous No. 10006, to release a portion of an existing public access easement and convert the remaining portion of the easement to a common access easement on property generally located west of S. 6th Street and Calvert Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. DEFERRED on vote of 3-2, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 1:00 p.m. (Larson, Francis and Partington voting 'yes'; Sunderman and Taylor voting 'no': Gaylor Baird, Lust, Esseks and Cornelius absent).
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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, 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
* * * * * 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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