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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011
[All members present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 20, 2011. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Larson and Lust abstained) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 11010, from H-3 Highway Commercial District to I-1 Industrial District, on property generally located at N. 40th Street and Cornhusker Highway. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 23, 2011, 5:30 p.m. 1.2 Change of Zone No. 11013, from AG Agricultural District to B-5 Planned Regional Business District, on property generally located at S. 84th Street and Pine Lake Road. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 23, 2011, 5:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.3a Change of Zone No. 11012, from R-2 Residential District to R-4 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 70th Street and Cleveland Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 23, 2011, 5:30 p.m. 1.3b Special Permit No. 399C, an amendment to the Villa Apartments Community Unit Plan, to add two additional buildings for a total of 48 multi-family units, on property generally located at N. 70th Street and Cleveland Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@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 April 20, 2011, with amendment adding Condition #2.12, as recommended by staff, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01229. PERMITS: 1.4 Use Permit No. 56F, an amendment to increase the building area by adding a seasonal garden center and more outdoor storage, and a waiver request to reduce the required parking ratio, on property generally located at N. 27th Street and Cornhusker Highway. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the revised staff report dated May 2, 2011, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 23, 2011, 5:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.5 Street & Alley Vacation No. 11005, to vacate the right-of-way stub of Windmill Drive on the east side of N. 84th Street. 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 provisions of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. 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. 11014, to designate as a historic landmark on property located at 2943 Garfield Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 23, 2011, 5:30 p.m. 4.1b Special Permit No. 11007, for historic preservation, to adjust yard and parking requirements, on property located at 2943 Garfield 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 April 22, 2011, with amendment deleting Condition #2, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 23, 2011, 5:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.2 Change of Zone No. 11011, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, the Zoning Code, to allow Agricultural Attractions in the AG Agriculture District by amending Chapter 27.03 to add a new section numbered 27.03.043 to define "Agricultural Attraction"; amending Section 27.07.030 to establish an Agricultural Attraction as a conditional use in the AG Agriculture District; amending Section 27.67.040 to provide parking requirements for Agricultural Attractions; and repealing Sections 27.07.030 and 27.67.040 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 23, 2011, 5:30 p.m. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 5.1a Change of Zone No. 11009, amending Section 27.63.500 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to Zoning Code Special Permits for Scrap Processing Operations, Salvage Yards, and Enclosed Disassembly Operations, to allow outdoor salvage material to be located closer than 500 feet from certain entrance corridors if land forms or screening completely obstructs the view by the traveling public of the salvage material, and to authorize the City Council to decrease the 500-foot setback under limited circumstances; and repealing Section 27.63.500 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for an additional four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 1:00 p.m. 5.1b Special Permit No. 11006, for a scrap processing operation and to allow salvage material kept outside a building to be located closer than the 500 feet to the West "O" Street entrance corridor, on property generally located at West O Street and Sun Valley Boulevard (545 West "O" Street). Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for an additional four-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 1:00 p.m.
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PENDING LIST: None Planning Dept. staff contacts:
Steve Henrichsen, Development Review Manager (402) 441-6374 shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov
Nicole Fleck-Tooze, Long Range Planning Manager (402) 441-6363 ntooze@lincoln.ne.gov
Mike Brienzo, Transportation Planner (402) 441-6369 mbrienzo@lincoln.ne.gov
Tom Cajka, Planner (402) 441-5662 tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
David Cary, Planner (402) 441-6364 dcary@lincoln.ne.gov
Mike DeKalb, Planner (402) 441-6370 mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov
Christy Eichorn, Planner (402) 441-7603 ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Brandon Garrett, Planner (402) 441-6373 bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov
Sara Hartzell, Planner (402) 441-6371 shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Rashi Jain, Planner (402) 441-6372 rjain@lincoln.ne.gov
Brian Will, Planner (402) 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner (402) 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
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