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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 11, 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, June 11, 2014, immediately following their regular meeting, in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska, for a briefing on "Wind Energy Conversion Systems".

**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, JUNE 11, 2014

[All members present until 2:00 p.m. Commissioner Hove left at 2:00 p.m.]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 28, 2014. ** APPROVED, as amended 9-0 **

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
1.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 14012
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 14012, amending the Public Works & Utilities, Water Supply and Distribution capital improvements program for fiscal years 2014-15 through 2019-20, to add two projects and amend the description of a third project. The Planning Commission action as to a finding of conformity is final.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission voted 9-0 to adopt Resolution No. PC-01398 finding the proposed amendment to be in conformance with the Comprehensive Plan.
PERMITS
1.2
Special Permit
No. 14013
Special Permit No. 14013, to allow outdoor seasonal sales, on property generally located at the southwest corner of the intersection of South 70th Street and Old Cheney Road (6955 Old Cheney Road). *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
**APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY THE APPLICANT: 6/10/2014**
MISCELLANEOUS
1.3
Waiver
No. 14006
Waiver No. 14006, to waive the requirements of the Land Subdivision Ordinance for the installation of sidewalks on property generally located at North 35th Street and Gladstone Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL: 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01399.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
See Item No. 1.1 above
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
4.1
Comprehensive Plan Amendment
No. 14003
Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 14003, to amend the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan to identify and incorporate the 2013 Lincoln Water System Facilities Master Plan.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 402-441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 30, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS
4.2a
Annexation
No. 14003
Annexation No. 14003, to annex approximately 34 acres, more or less, generally located at South 63rd 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: 8-0 (Hove absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 30, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
4.2b
Change of Zone
No. 04075E
Change of Zone No. 04075E, to amend the Village Gardens Planned Unit Development by expanding the boundary by approximately 34 acres; with a change of zone from AG Agricultural District to R-3 Residential District PUD; for a Planned Unit Development District designation of said property; and for a development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance and Land Subdivision Ordinance to allow an elderly and retirement housing facility and an additional 92 single-family dwelling lots on the underlying R-3 zoned area, on property generally located at South 63rd Street and Yankee Hill Road.
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 May 29, 2014: 8-0 (Hove absent). Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 30, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
CHANGE OF ZONE
4.3
Change of Zone
No. 14014
County Change of Zone No. 14014, from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located at S.W. 29th Street and W. Martell Road.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 8-0 (Hove absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners pending.
5. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION (no further public testimony):
PERMITS
5.1
Special Permit
No. 1665C
Special Permit No. 1665C, for authority to amend the Van Dorn Meadows Community Unit Plan to revise the lot layout to allow one 2-story, 20-unit multiple-family building and 10 two-family buildings, with a waiver to the front yard setback to allow parking in the front yard, on property generally located at South 70th Street and Holmes Park Road. *** 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 May 14, 2014, 6-2: Cornelius, Sunderman, Weber, Scheer, Harris and Lust voting 'yes'; Corr and Beecham voting 'no'; Hove absent. Resolution No. PC-01400.
* * * 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