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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 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 Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Room 113 of the City- County Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a workshop on Proposed Amendments to the "Draft" 2040 Comprehensive Plan and the "Draft" 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)."

**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 or County Board by filing a Notice of Appeal with the City Clerk or County 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, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
[All Members present until vote on LRTP] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held August 24, 2011. ** APPROVED, 9-0 ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA (Public Hearing and Administrative Action: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a Change of Zone No. 11031, from B-1 Local Business District and R-3 Residential District to R-5 Residential District and from R-1 Residential District to R-4 Residential District, on property generally located at S. 70th and Van Dorn Streets. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362,bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and called under Requests for Deferral. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 1:00 p.m. 1.1b Special Permit No.459A, an amendment to the Georgetown Apartments Community Unit Plan, for expansion from 115 to 175 apartment units, on property legally generally located at S. 70th and Van Dorn Streets. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and called under Requests for Deferral. Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 1:00 p.m. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: (See Items 1.1a and 1.1b above; and Item 5.1 below) 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: (See Items 1.1a and 1.1b above) 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: PERMITS: 4.1 Special Permit No. 11022, for soil excavation, on property generally located at Highway 34 and NW 48th Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01249. 5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: (See 8-24-11 agenda for staff report on the following item.) CHANGE OF ZONE: 5.1 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 to place on pending, with no date certain, granted. 6. CONTINUED SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: 6.1 The "Draft" Lincoln/Lancaster County 2040 Comprehensive Plan. Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION, as revised in the change documents dated September 2, 2011 and September 7, 2011, with amendment to Chapter 6; Mixed Use Development, page 10, regarding Challenges to Redevelopment; and with amendment to Chapter 6: Mixed Use Development, page 11, regarding the strategy for PUDs, 9-0. Planning Commission Memo dated September 2, 2011 Public Comments as of September 2, 2011 September 2, 2011 - Staff LPlan Change Document September 7, 2011 - Amendment to Staff Recommendation Planning Commission LPlan Proposed Amendments Proposed Roadway Projects Exhibit Reflecting $1.5 Million Shift to Sidewalks Future Land Use Map - Waverly Detail 6.2 The "Draft" Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL OF THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION, as revised in the change documents dated September 2, 2011 and September 7, 2011, 8-0 (Taylor absent). Planning Commission Memo dated September 2, 2011 September 2, 2011 - Staff LRTP Change Document September 7, 2011 - Amendment to Staff Recommendation Planning Commission LPlan Proposed Amendment Proposed Roadway Projects Exhibit Reflecting $1.5 Million Shift to Sidewalks
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PENDING LIST: 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. (6-11-11: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending, no date certain, at the applicant's request.) 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). (6-11-11: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to place on pending, no date certain, at the applicant's request.) 2. Change of Zone No. 11029, amending Section 27.35.025 of the Lincoln Municipal Code to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises in the B-4 Lincoln Center Business District as a permitted conditional use; and repealing Section 27.35.025 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing. (8-10-11: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on November 30, 2011 at the request of the applicant.) 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
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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