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NOTICE: The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 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, July 11, 2012, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. in Conference Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing by Urban Development staff on the Holdrege/Idylwild Redevelopment Plan.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, from 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Conference Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing by Urban Development staff on the Gateway Senior Living Redevelopment Plan.

**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, JULY 11, 2012
[Commissioner Weber absent] Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 27, 2012. ** APPROVED, 8-0 (Weber absent) ** 1. CONSENT AGENDA: (Public Hearing and Administrative Action) COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 1.1 Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 12008, to review the proposed declaration of surplus property as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln/Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, generally located at S. 21st Street and O Street, S. Antelope Valley Parkway and M Street, and Capitol Parkway and J Street. Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 402-441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 8-0 (Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 30, 2012, 5:30 p.m. PERMITS: 1.2 Special Permit No. 11015A, an amendment to an existing special permit for Historic Preservation, by converting the use from a church to a duplex, on property generally located at South 40th Street & Randolph Street (3935 Randolph Street). *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 29, 2012, 8-0 (Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 30, 2012, 5:30 p.m. 1.3 Special Permit No. 12027, for the authority to sell alocholic beverages on and off the premises, on property generally located at Magnum Circle and S. Coddington Avenue. *** FINAL ACTION *** Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Planning Commission 'final action: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 27, 2012, 8-0 (Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01296. 2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL: 2.1 Change of Zone No. 05012A, Wood Bridge Planned Unit Development, to amend the existing Planned Unit Development District to allow an increase in floor area for mini-storage from approximately 58,200 square feet to 84,000 square feet, on property generally located at Pine Lake Road and Helen Witt Drive. Staff recommendation: Applicant has requested to defer public hearing until July 25, 2012 Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Applicant's request for two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. 3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA: None 4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION: CHANGE OF ZONE: 4.1 Change of Zone No. 05061A, an amendment to the Southwest Village Planned Unit Development, to amend the site plan to show a horse race course, simulcast facility, barns and accessory buildings to the southwest of 1st Street and West Denton Road; to allow all B-2 zoning district conditional and special permitted uses as permitted uses; and to waive the requirement for 1st Street to be paved prior to the race course construction, on property generally located at Highway 77 and West Denton Road. Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated June 28, 2012, with amendment to Condition #2.9 as requested by the applicant and agreed upon by staff, 8-0 (Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when an associated amendment to the Southwest Village annexation agreement pursuant to Condition #1 is completed and scheduled. 4.2 Change of Zone No. 12017, from R-2 Residential District to O-2 Suburban Office District, on property generally located at N. 66th Street and Vine Street. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to a conditional zoning agreement Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: DENIAL, 5-3 (Butcher, Francis, Gaylor Baird, Hove and Esseks voting 'yes'; Sunderman, Lust and Cornelius voting 'no'; Weber absent. Public Hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when the conditional zoning agreement recommended in the staff report, as amended by memo dated July 11, 2012, is completed and scheduled. 4.3 Change of Zone No. 12019, for a reduction in the Building Line District from 125' to approximately 108', on property generally located at First Street and Highway 2, Cheney. Staff recommendation: Approval Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 6-0 (Lust, Hove and Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 30, 2012, 5:30 p.m. MISCELLANEOUS: 4.4 Miscellaneous No. 12007, to review the proposed determination that the Gateway Senior Living Redevelopment Area as set forth in the "Gateway Senior Living 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 11 acres, more or less, comprised of one duplex, garages, and one structure with 56 assisted living units. The Redevelopment Area is generally bounded by O Street on the south, North 56th Street on the east, R Street on the north and North 52nd Street on the west in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. Staff recommendation: Finding that there is a reasonable presence of blighted and substandard conditions Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 402-441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING THAT THERE IS A REASONABLE PRESENCE OF BLIGHTED AND SUBSTANDARD CONDITIONS, 6-0 (Lust, Hove and Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 6, 2012, 2:30 p.m.
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PENDING LIST: 1. None Planning Dept. staff contacts:
Stephen 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
* * * * * 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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