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AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014

[All members present]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 30, 2014. ** APPROVED, 9-0 **

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
1.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 14010
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 14010, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, the assignment of a permanent conservation easement to the City of Lincoln for the purpose of preserving flood storage volume in the Salt Creek storage area, on property generally located at S. 1st St. and W. South St. (177 W. South St.). *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from Consent Agenda and had public hearing. At the request of staff, Planning Commission granted a two-week deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS
1.2a
Annexation
No. 14002
Annexation No. 14002, to annex approximately 10.40 acres, more or less, generally located between S. 70th St. and S. 84th St., south of Yankee Hill Rd.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 9, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
1.2b
Change of Zone
No. 05068D
Change of Zone No. 05068D, an amendment to The Woodlands at Yankee Hill Planned Unit Development, for a change of zone from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District PUD to expand the PUD by approximately 10.55 acres, more or less; and from R-3 Residential District Planned Unit Development to R-3 Residential District to reduce the area of the Planned Unit Development by approximately 2.15 acres, more or less, on property generally located between S. 70th St. and S. 84th St., south of Yankee Hill Rd.; for a planned unit development district designation of said property; and for approval of a development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance and Land Subdivision Ordinance, and which increases the number of dwelling units shown in the PUD from 613 to 675, thereby increasing the total number of allowed dwelling units to 700 on the underlying R-3 zoned area.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 30, 2014, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 9, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
MISCELLANEOUS
1.3
Waiver
No. 14004
Waiver No. 14004, to waive the requirements of the Land Subdivision Ordinance for street paving, street trees and sidewalks, on property generally located at S. Folsom St. and W. Calvert St. (727 West Calvert Street). *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7605, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from Consent Agenda and had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated April 29, 2014, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01392.
1.4
Street and Alley Vacation
No. 14003
Street & Alley Vacation No. 14003, to vacate the east-west alley between 10th St. and vacated 11th St., generally located at 10th St. and Q St.
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, 9-0. 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
See Items 1.1 and 1.3 above
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
4.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 14009
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 14009, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposed amendment to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan to add the Kiechel Fine Art Gallery Redevelopment Project located at 1208 "O" Street. The project consists of an art garden on the rooftop deck, energy efficient windows and enhanced facade lighting. The Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan area is generally bounded by Salt Creek, Interstate 180 and "R" St. on the north, 17th St. on the east, "G" St. on the south and Salt Creek, 2nd St. and Sun Valley Blvd. on the west.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 9, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
MISCELLANEOUS
4.2
Waiver
No. 14005
Waiver No. 14005, to modify the requirements of the Land Subdivision Ordinance to reduce the lot depth-to-width ratio, on property generally located at S.W. 6th St. and West C St. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL, 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01393.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

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