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NOTICE

The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 3, 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-Lancaster County Planning Commission and the reFORM Committee will meet on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, for an “Update on reFORM and Committee Discussion”.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission will also meet on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, immediately following the regular meeting in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, for a “Follow-up Discussion by Planning Commission members on reFORM”.

**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, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014

[All members present]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held August 20, 2014. **APPROVED: 7-0 (Harris and Sunderman abstained)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
1.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 14018
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE NO. 14018, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposed conservation easement to preserve the flood storage capacity of the easement area and to restrict development and future use of the property that will significantly impair or interfere with the flood storage capacity of the easement area, on property generally located at North 10th Street and Y Street. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': A FINDING OF CONFORMANCE WITH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01407. The associated Conservation Easement Agreement will be scheduled by the Law Department for public hearing and action by the City Council.
PERMITS
1.2
Special Permit
No. 10004A
SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 10004A, to extend the authority for soil excavation and stone milling for an additional three years, on property generally located at the northwest corner of North 56th Street and Interstate 80 **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated August 25, 2014: 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01408.
1.3
Special Permit
No. 14023
SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 14023, for authority to construct a 67' bell tower to accommodate a personal wireless facility at the Southern Heights Presbyterian Church, on property generally located at South 40th Street and Old Cheney Road (5750 South 40th Street)**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 August 20, 2014: 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01409.
1.4a
Special Permit
No. 05003A
SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 05003A, amending the Meadow View 2nd Addition Community Unit Plan, which contains 57 residential acreage lots on 145.45 acres, more or less, to show public roadways and to modify the layout and street profiles on that portion of the property within the City of Lincoln jurisdiction generally located at S.W. 84th Street and W. Pioneers Boulevard.**FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@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 August 21, 2014: 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01410.
1.4b
Special Permit
No. 05004A
SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 05004A, amending the Meadow View 2nd Addition Community Unit Plan, which contains 57 residential acreage lots on 145.45 acres, more or less, to show public roadways and to modify the layout and street profiles on that portion of the property within the Lancaster County jurisdiction generally located at S.W. 84th Street and W. Pioneers Boulevard.**FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@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 August 21, 2014: 9-0. Resolution No. PC-01411.
MISCELLANEOUS
1.5
Street and Alley Vacation
No. 14007
STREET AND ALLEY VACATION NO. 14007, to vacate the right-of-way stub of Sherman Court adjacent to Outlot B, Block 2, Van Dorn Meadows 1st Addition, generally located at Sherman Street and Holmes Park Road
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@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 of the LMC have been satisfied.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
(See Items 1.4a and 1.4b above)
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:
4.1
Pre-Existing Use Permig
No. 3AD
PRE-EXISTING USE PERMIT NO. 3AD, to amend a pre-existing use permit by waiving provisions of the sign ordinance to allw banner signs in the parking lot, on property generally located at Gateway Shopping Mall at South 66th Street and O Street
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-6603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated August 22, 2014: 9-0. Public Hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 22, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
* * * 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
Kellee Van Bruggen, Transportation Planner (402) 441-6363 kvanbruggen@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