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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 30, 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, November 30, 2011, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing by Planning staff on proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments scheduled for public hearing on December 14, 2011.

**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, NOVEMBER 30, 2011
[All members present] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held November 16, 2011. ** APPROVED, 6-0 (Butcher, Hove and Weber abstained) ** 1. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 1.1 Change of Zone No. 11028, 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. Staff recommendation: Continue public hearing on February 22, 2012 at the request of the applicant Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 1:00 p.m. 2. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN WITH RELATED ITEMS: 2.1a Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 11007, to amend the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, by changing the Future Land Use Plan from Urban Residential to Commercial, on property generally located at Highway 34 and Fallbrook Boulevard. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 19, 2011, 5:30 p.m. 2.1b Annexation No. 11003, to annex approximately 6 acres, more or less, generally located at Fallbrook Boulevard and Tallgrass Parkway. 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, December 19, 2011, 5:30 p.m. 2.1c Change of Zone No. 05085A, an amendment to the Fallbrook Planned Unit Development, to expand the PUD and change the zoning from AG Agricultural District to B-2 Planned Neighborhood Business District PUD, on property generally located at Fallbrook Boulevard and Highway 34; for a Planned Unit Development designation of said property; and for approval of a development plan which proposes waivers and modifications to the Zoning and Land Subdivision Ordinances to allow approximately 220,000 square feet of additional commercial floor area on the underlying B-2 zoned area, for a total of approximately 900,000 sq. ft. of commercial floor area in the entire PUD. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 16, 2011, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 19, 2011, 5:30 p.m. 2.1d Street & Alley Vacation No. 11011, to vacate the public right-of-way for a portion of Fallbrook Boulevard adjacent to Outlot G, Fallbrook 18th Addition, generally located at Fallbrook Boulevard and Highway 34. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public Hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. CHANGE OF ZONE: 2.2 Special Permit No. 11030, for an early childhood care facility, on property generally located at SW 27th Street and West A Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated November 17, 2011, with one amendment for additional landscape screening, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01259.
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PENDING LIST: 1. 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

The Planning Commission has canceled their meeting scheduled for December 28, 2011
* * * * * 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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