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AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2013

[Commissioner Hove absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 24, 2013. *** APPROVED, 5-0 (Corr, Scheer, Beecham, Weber and Cornelius voting 'yes'; Lust and Sunderman abstained; Hove absent) **

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
1.1
Comprehensive Plan
No. 13005
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 13005, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Comprehensive Plan, a proposed amendment to the Capital Improvements Program of the Parks and Recreation Department to add the West Adams/Cornhusker Highway and I-180 Entry Corridor Project, consisting of streetscape and landscaping improvements along the Airport Entry beginning at Lincoln Municipal Airport at West Adams to N.W. 12th Street, and from N.W. 12th Street and W. Adams along Cornhusker Highway to N. 14th Street; and along I-180 from Fletcher Avenue to Downtown Lincoln at 9th and R Streets. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0 (Hove absent). Resolution No. PC-01352.
PERMITS
1.2
Special Permit
No. 1787A
Special Permit No. 1787A, an amendment to expand the area of the special permit for a personal wireless facility, on property generally located at Sun Valley Boulevard and Line Drive (603 Sun Valley Boulevard). *** 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 July 23, 2013, 7-0 (Hove absent). Resolution No. PC-01353.
1.3
Special Permit
No. 13035
Special Permit No. 13035, for expansion of a nonconforming use, to reduce the side yard setback to construct a garage on property generally located at Cedar Avenue and High Street (3141 Cedar Avenue). *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7605, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 25, 2013, 7-0 (Hove absent). Resolution No. PC-01354.
1.4
Special Permit
No. 13037
Special Permit No. 13037, for the expansion of a nonconforming use to allow a building expansion for a building that is nonconforming relative to setbacks and the required separation for the sale of alcohol for consumption off the premises, on property generally located at S. 13th Street and E Street (1003 S. 13th Street). *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 24, 2013, 6-1 (Lust, Sunderman, Corr, Beecham, Weber and Cornelius voting 'yes'; Scheer voting 'no'; Hove absent). Resolution No. PC-01355.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
See Item #1.4
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
PERMITS
4.1
Pre-Existing Use Permit
No. 9U
Pre-Existing Use Permit No. 9U, for authority to adjust the parking requirements, on property generally located at South 56th Street and Highway 2.
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 July 24, 2013, 7-0 (Hove absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 26, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
4.2
Special Permit
No. 09022A
Special Permit No. 09022A, an amendment to allow a gas station/convenience store, on property generally located at S. 33rd Street and Yankee Hill Road (3201 Yankee Hill Road). *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7605, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 25, 2013, 7-0 (Hove absent). Resolution No. PC-01356.
5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
PERMITS
5.1
Special Permit
No. 13033
County Special Permit No. 13033, The Preserve at Cross Creek 1st Addition Community Unit Plan, for a total of 14 single family dwelling units, including a waiver of the lot width-to-depth ratio, on property generally located at S. 63rd Street and Roca Road. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Had continued public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 25, 2013, 5-2 (Lust, Sunderman, Scheer, Weber and Cornelius voting 'yes'; Corr and Beecham voting 'no'; Hove absent). Resolution No. PC-01357.
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Adjournment
PENDING LIST: None

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