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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 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, January 11, 2012, 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 City staff on "Access Management Policy and proposed Design Standards Amendments".

**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, JANUARY 12, 2011
[Commissioner Francis absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held December 14, 2011. ** APPROVED, as amended, 8-0 (Francis absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a Annexation No. 11004, to annex approximately 418 acres, more or less, generally located at N. 48th Street and Superior Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL 8-0 (Francis absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 30, 2012, 5:30 p.m. 1.1b Change of Zone No. 11041, from AG Agricultural District to P Public Use District, on property generally located at N. 44th Street and Superior Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL 8-0 (Francis absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, January 30, 2012, 5:30 p.m. 1.1c Street & Alley Vacation No. 11012, to vacate N. 44th Street from the south lot line of Lot 68 I.T. to the north lot line of Morton Street, generally located at N. 48th Street and Superior 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, 8-0 (Francis absent). Public Hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.2 Change of Zone No. 11043, from R-3 Residential District to O-2 Suburban Office District, on property generally located at S. 80th Street and Pioneers Boulevard. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to a conditional zoning agreement Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to Conditional Zoning Agreement, as set forth in the staff report dated December 21, 2011, 8-0 (Francis absent). Public Hearing before City Council will be scheduled upon completion of the associated Conditional Zoning Agreement. PERMITS: 1.3 Special Permit No. 11032, for expansion of a non-conforming use into the required front yard setback to allow an outdoor play area associated with an early childhood care facility, on property located at 4701 Van Dorn Street. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated December 22, 2011, 8-0 (Francis absent). Resolution No. PC-01261. MISCELLANEOUS: 1.4 Waiver No. 11026, to waive the requirements of the land subdivision ordinance for a sidewalk and pedestrian easement, on property generally located at NW Pemberly Ln and W. Highland Boulevard. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated December 27, 2011, 8-0 (Francis absent). Resolution No. PC-01262. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: None 2.1 _____________________________________ 2.2 _____________________________________ 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 3.1 See 1.2 above
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PENDING LIST: 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. (11-30-11: Planning Commission voted 9-0 to continue public hearing on February 22, 2012 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 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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