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*** ACTION BY PLANNING COMMISSION ***
NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 25, 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.

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AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011
[Commissioners Francis and Weber absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held January 11, 2012. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Francis and Weber absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS: 1.1a Annexation No. 11005, to annex approximately 36.0 acres, more or less, generally located at S. 84th Street & Yankee Hill Road. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to a revised Annexation Agreement Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, subject to a revised Annexation Agreement, 7-0 (Francis and Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when the associated revised Annexation Agreement is completed and scheduled. 1.1b Change of Zone No. 05068B, an amendment to The Woodlands at Yankee Hill Planned Unit Development, from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District PUD to add approximately 36.0 acres, more or less, generally located at S. 84th Street and Yankee Hill Road; for a Planned Unit Development designation of said property to add approximately 265,000 sq. ft. of commercial floor area. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated January 10, 2012, 7-0 (Francis and Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when the associated Annexation No. 11005 and the revised Annexation Agreement are scheduled. CHANGE OF ZONE: 1.2 Change of Zone No. 11044, from P Public Use District to R-7 Residential District; from R-7 Residential District to P Public Use District; and from P Public Use District and I-1 Industrial District to B-1 Local Business District, on property generally located at N. 17th Street and R Streets. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Rashi Jain, 441-6372, rjain@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for February 8, 2012. 1.3 Change of Zone No. 11046, from I-1 Industrial District to AG Agricultural District, on property generally located at N. 134th Street and O Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Francis and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 13, 2012, 3:00 p.m. PERMITS: 1.4 County Special Permit No. 187A, an amendment to the Prairie Vista Community Unit Plan, to remove the building envelope on the previously approved 76.89 acre lot and show a residential lot in the northwest corner of the development, with a waiver request to the lot width to depth ratio, on property generally located at N. 176th Street and Fletcher Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated January 12, 2012, 7-0 (Francis and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01263. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 2.1 _____________________________________ 2.2 _____________________________________ 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: 3.1 _____________________________________ 3.2 _____________________________________ 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATION ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS: 4.1a Change of Zone No. 11045, from R-2 Residential District, I-1 Industrial District, and R-5 Residential District to H-3 Highway Commercial District, on property generally located at N. 40th Street and Colfax Avenue. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 18, 2012. 4.1b Preliminary Plat No. 11002, MJ Tent, for approximately 14 commercial lots, with requests to waive storm water detention facilities, sanitary sewer running opposite the street grades, and the centerline grade more than one foot below the 50 year flood elevation, on property generally located at N. 40th Street and Colfax Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, April 18, 2012. 4.2a Change of Zone No. 11047, from I-1 Industrial District to R-4 Residential District, on property generally located at N. 33rd Street and Apple Street. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Francis and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 13, 2012, 3:00 p.m. 4.2b Special Permit No. 04023A, an amendment to the Flat Iron Crossing Community Unit Plan, to add approximately 1.73 acres, more or less, revise the lot layout, and add a 45 stall parking lot; with waiver requests to the block length, recreation facility, location of water main, location of the sanitary sewer and constructed under the street paving, reduce the rear and front yard setbacks on Lot 24, reduce the front yard setback on Lot 25, sidewalk along the north side of Overland Trail west of Lot 34, and double frontage lots, on property generally located at N. 33rd Street and Overland Trail. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated January 11, 2012, 7-0 (Francis and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01264. 4.2c Special Permit No. 11033, for a "Neighborhood Support Services" building within the existing Flat Iron Crossing Community Unit Plan, on property generally located at N. 33rd Street and Overland Trail. 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 January 9, 2012, 7-0 (Francis and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 13, 2012, 3:00 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.3 Miscellaneous No. 11007, a text amendment to the City of Lincoln Design Standards, to repeal Chapter 4.00, Driveway Design Standards, to adopt the City's Access Management Policy; and to amend Section 1, Chapter 1.00, Request for Waiver, Procedure, and the repeal of Section 2.3 of Chapter 1.00, to clarify the repeal of Chapter 4.00. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: David Cary, 441-6364, dcary@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Francis and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 13, 2012, 3:00 p.m. 4.4 Miscellaneous No. 11008, to review the proposed determination that the Theresa Street Redevelopment Area as set forth in the "Theresa Street Redevelopment Area Blight & 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 114 acres, more or less, comprised of public/ quasi-public, residential, commercial and industrial land uses, located generally between Cornhusker Highway and Salt Creek Roadway from approximately North 20th Street at the west boundary, to North 27th Street at the east boundary and including adjacent rights-of-way. Staff recommendation: Finding that there is a reasonable presence of blighted and substandard conditions in the redevelopment area Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF BLIGHTED AND SUBSTANDARD CONDITIONS, 7-0 (Francis and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, February 27, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
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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
Stacey Groshong Hageman, Planner (402) 441-6361 slhageman@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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