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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 2, 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.

The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 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 "Workshop on Watershed Management and Stormwater Quality".

**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, APRIL 2, 2014

(Commissioners Beecham and Weber absent)

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 19, 2014. ** APPROVED, 7-0 **

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

CHANGE OF ZONE
1.1
Change of Zone
No. 14003
Change of Zone No. 14003, from H-3 Highway Commercial District to I-1 Industrial District, on property generally located at North 31st Street Circle and Cornhusker Highway (3010 Cornhusker Highway).
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 21, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
PLATS
1.2
Preliminary Plat
No. 14002
Preliminary Plat No. 14002, Alaina Heights, for 9 commercial lots, including a deviation request for the street alignment with South 8th Street, and to waive the requirement for sanitary sewer to run opposite street grade in South 8th Street, on property generally located at South 9th Street and Calvert Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 19, 2014, 7-0 (Beecham and Weber absent). Resolution No. PC-01386.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
None
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
4.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 14006
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 14006, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposed amendment to the Northwest Corridors Redevelopment Plan to identify the "West Haymarket Sports Park" project, consisting of youth sports facilities and related commercial uses over approximately 65.7 acres, more or less, generally located west of Sun Valley Boulevard, south of Charleston Street, north of the Union Pacific rail line and east of the View (student housing project). 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, along Highlands Boulevard from N.W. 12th Street to N.W. 1st Street, along West Superior Street from N.W. 1st Street to I-180 and along I-180 from Cornhusker Highway to S Street, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska.
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 (Beecham and Weber absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 28, 2014, 5:30 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)
** WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT on March 31, 2014 **

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
Brian Will, Planner (402) 441-6362 bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner (402) 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov