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Planning Commission Agenda

NOTICE

The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 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. This hearing is broadcast live and is rebroadcast on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.

The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, from 12:00 noon - 12:45 p.m. in Conference Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska, for a briefing by Planning staff on "City of Lincoln Sidewalk and Pedestrian Way Policies".

**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, MARCH 6, 2013

  • [Commissioner Weber absent]
  • Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 20, 2013. ** APPROVED, 7-0 (Francis abstained; Weber absent) **
1. CONSENT AGENDA
  • (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)
PERMITS
1.1
Special Permit
No. 1816C
Special Permit No. 1816C, for soil excavation, on property generally located at NW 40th Street & W. Vine Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 19, 2013, 7-0 (Weber and Scheer absent). Resolution No. PC-01321.
MISCELLANEOUS
1.2
Street and Alley Vacation
No. 13002
Street & Alley Vacation No. 13002, to vacate Schmidt Drive from W. Denton Road to S. 1st Street.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, subject to the provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, 7-0 (Scheer declaring a conflict of interest; Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 have been satisfied.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
None
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS
4.1a
Annexation
No. 12002
Annexation No. 12002, to annex approximately 25 acres, more or less, generally located at S. 70th Street and Yankee Hill Road.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Sunderman declaring a conflict of interest; Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 25, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
4.1b
Change of Zone
No. 05068C
Change of Zone No. 05068C, an amendment to The Woodlands at Yankee Hill Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from AG Agriculture District to R-3 Residential PUD District, for expansion of the area of the PUD by approximately 25 acres, more or less, on property generally located at S. 70th Street and Yankee Hill Road; for a Planned Unit Development district designation; and for approval of a revised development plan which proposes certain modifications to the Zoning and Land Subdivision Ordinances to allow an additional approximately 60 dwelling units in the underlying R-3 zoned area.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 20, 2013, 7-0 (Sunderman declaring a conflict of interest; Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 25, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
PERMITS
4.2
County Special Permit
No. 13007
County Special Permit No. 13007, to allow a tower which exceeds the maximum district height for meteorological use to gather wind and weather data, on property generally located between W. Gage Road and W. Hallam Road on S.W. 29th Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 22, 2013, 8-0 (Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01322.
AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO
PENDING LIST:
1.
County Change of Zone No. 12038, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at NW 126th Street and W. Bluff Road.
(2-20-13: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on April 17, 2013 at the request of the applicant

Planning Department Staff Contacts

Stephen Henrichsen, Development Review Manager (402) 441-6374 shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov
David Cary, Long Range Planning Manager (402) 441-6364 dcary@lincoln.ne.gov
Paul Barnes, Planner (402) 441-6372 pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Michael Brienzo, Transportation Planner (402) 441-6369 mbrienzo@lincoln.ne.gov
Tom Cajka, Planner (402) 441-5662 tcajka@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
David Pesnichak, Transportation Planner (402) 441-6363 dpesnichak@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