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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011
Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 18, 2011.** APPROVED, 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 11005, to review as to conformance with the 2030 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, the proposed creation of the Havelock Business Improvement District for the provision of maintenance of a streetscape project and certain public amenities in the area of Havelock Avenue, from 64th Street east to Cornhusker Highway, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. 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 tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 27, 2011, 5:30 p.m. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.2 Change of Zone No. 11015, from R-1 Residential District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and Tierra Drive. 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 20, 2011, 3:00 p.m. 1.3 Change of Zone No. 11016, from R-6 Residential District to B-3 Commercial District, on property generally located at S. 27th Street and N Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 8-1 (Gaylor Baird dissenting). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 20, 2011, 3:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Street & Alley Vacation No. 11006, to vacate a portion of the old Pine Lake Road right-of-way, generally located southeast of the intersection of S. 84th Street and Pine Lake Road. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@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. 1.5 Miscellaneous No. 11003, to review the proposed determination that the area of the "Yolande Avenue Redevelopment Area Blight and Substandard Determination Study" be declared a blighted and substandard area as defined in the Nebraska Community Development Law. The study area consists of an estimated 96.6 acres comprised predominantly of commercial and industrial land uses, generally located between Cornhusker Highway and Salt Creek, from approximately North 14th Street at the west boundary to approximately North 24th Street at the east boundary. Staff recommendation: Finding that there is a reasonable presence of substandard and blighted conditions Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF SUBSTANDARD AND BLIGHTED CONDITIONS, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 27, 2011, 5:30 p.m. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: (See Items 4.2 and 5.1a and 5.1b below) 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA (see Item No. 1.3) (Public Hearing and Administrative Action): 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1a Change of Zone No. 11018, amending Chapter 27.41 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the H-2 Highway Business District by amending Section 27.41.020 to delete the square footage restriction on stores or shops for the sale of goods at retail not otherwise permitted in this chapter; amending Section 27.41.030 to add assembly facilities, including but not limited to the assembly of equipment, instruments, and appliances such as computers and musical instruments, as a permitted conditional use in the H-2 District, and repealing Sections 27.41.020 and 27.41.030 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 20, 2011, 3:00 p.m. 4.1b Change of Zone No. 11017, from B-1 Local Business District to H-2 Highway Business District, on property generally located at North 45th Street and Vine Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to a conditional zoning agreement, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 20, 2011, 3:00 p.m. 4.2 Change of Zone No. 11019, amending Title 27 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, the Zoning Code, by amending Chapter 27.03 to add the definition of "Entertainment Restaurant" as Section 27.03.218 and to renumber existing Section 27.03.218 (Existing Urban Area) as Section 27.03.219; amending Sections 27.31.040, 27.33.030, and 27.37.025 to allow entertainment restaurants as a conditional use in the B-2, B-3, and B-5 zoning districts, respectively; amending Section 27.47.020 to prohibit an entertainment restaurant as a permitted use in the I-1 Industrial District; and repealing Sections 27.03.218, 27.31.040, 27.33.030, 27.37.025, and 27.47.020 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for four-week deferral granted with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 1:00 p.m. PERMITS: 4.3 Special Permit No. 11010, for authority to operate a limited landfill on property generally located at U.S. Highway 34 and NW 48th Street (6707 NW 48th Street). *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Mike DeKalb, 441-6370, mdekalb@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 16, 2011, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01232. 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 two-week deferral granted with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, June 15, 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: Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, June 15, 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
Michael 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
* * * * * 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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