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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. in Hearing Room 112 on the first floor of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska, on the following items. For more information, call the Planning Department, (402) 441-7491. This hearing is broadcast live and is rebroadcast on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.

**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 5, 2014

[Commissioners Harris and Weber absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 19, 2014. ** APPROVED, 5-0 (Harris, Weber and Cornelius absent; Scheer abstained) **

1. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None
2. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
2.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 14003
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 14003, to review a proposed amendment to the Northwest Corridors Redevelopment Plan as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to identify the "Airport Entryway Corridor" as a new streetscape project, including landscaping, district markers and banners along Cornhusker Highway from near the Lincoln Airport to I-180 interchange and south along I-180 to S Street. The Northwest Corridors Redevelopment Plan area is generally along Sun Valley Boulevard from West O Street to Cornhusker Highway, along Cornhusker Highway from I-180 to N.W. 12th Street, along N.W. 12th Street from Cornhusker Highway to Highlands Boulevard, Highlands Boulevard from N.W. 12th Street to N.W. 1st Street, West Superior Street from N.W. 1st Street to I-180 and I-180 from Cornhusker Highway to S Street.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 7-0 (Harris and Weber absent). Public Hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 31, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS
2.2a
County Change of Zone
No. 14001
County Change of Zone No. 14001, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located south of Roca Road on 72nd Street.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Harris and Weber absent). Setting of Public Hearing before the Lancaster County BOard of Commissioners pending.
2.2b
County Preliminary Plat
No. 14001
County Preliminary Plat No. 14001, Mueller Addition, for 16 single-family acreage lots and 1 outlot, on property generally located south of Roca Road on 72nd Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional 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 20, 2014, Resolution No. PC-01383.
PERMITS
2.3
Special Permit
No. 08021A
County Special Permit No. 08021A, an amendment to the existing Historic Preservation special permit to expand the assembly area, to allow a bed and breakfast as an Expanded Home Occupation, and to show recreational uses on Outlot A and Outlot B, on property generally located at South 148th Street and Van Dorn Street (2380 South 148th Street). *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional 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 18, 2014, as revised on March 3, 2014, as further revised on March 5, 2014, 7-0 (Harris and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01384.
3. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
PERMITS
3.1
Special Permit
No. 985A
Special Permit No. 985A, an amendment to the Kess Kove Community Unit Plan, to add one lot for one additional residential dwelling unit, with a waiver to grading and paving in South 60th Street on property generally located at South 60th Street and Kess Drive. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval, including Approval of the waiver of grading and paving south of Kess Drive, but Denial north of Kess Drive
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Applicant's request for additional two-week deferral granted, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment
PENDING LIST:
1.
Change of Zone
No. 13015
Change of Zone No. 13015, from AGR Agricultural District to R-1 Residential District, on property generally located at Frontier Road and Highway 2 (6061 and 6101 Frontier Road).
(10-16-13: Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing on April 16, 2014, at the applicant's request)

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