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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 17, 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, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

[Commissioners Lust and Hove absent]

Michael Cornelius acted as temporary chair in the absence of the Chair and Vice-Chair.

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 3, 2014. **APPROVED: 7-0 (Hove and Lust absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

PERMITS
1.1
Special Permit
No. 0608A
Special Permit No. 06068A, to amend the boundary of The Bridges Community Unit Plan to include a portion of S.W. 31st Street south of the southern right-of-way of W. Denton Road; to modify the sidewalk requirements; and to waive the design standards for street lights to allow for street lighting at the intersections only, on property generally located at S.W. 27th Street and W. Denton Road.**FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 4, 2014: 7-0 (Hove and Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-01412.
1.2
County Special Permit
No. 14029
County Special Permit No. 14029, for Expanded Home Occupation, to allow a countertop business in an outbuilding with up to two outside employees, on property generally located at North 1st Street and Mill Road (13300 North 1st Street, Rayond).**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 September 3, 2014: 7-0 (Hove and Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-01413.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
See Item 1.2 above.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
CHANGE OF ZONE WITH RELATED ITEMS:
4.1a
County Change of Zone
No. 14006
County Change of Zone No. 14006 from AG Agricultural District to AGR Agricultural Residential District, on property generally located southwest of S.W. 98th Street and West Van Dorn Street.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 7-0 (Hove and Lust absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is pending.
4.1b
County Preliminary Plat
No. 14003
County Preliminary Plat No. 14003, West Van Dorn Estates, for 24 single-family acreage lots on approximately 88.13 acres, more or less, including a request to waive block length, on property generally located southwest of S.W. 98th Street and Van Dorn Street
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 2, 2014: 7-0 (Hove and Lust absent). Scheduling of Public Hearing before the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is pending.
4.2a
Change of Zone
No. 14025
Change of Zone No. 14025, to designate the O'Connell/Galbraith House as a Historic Landmark, on property generally located at South 9th Street and G Street (727 South 9th Street).
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 7-0 (Hove and Lust absent). Public Hearing before the Lincoln City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 6, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
4.2b
Special Permit
No. 14028
Special Permit No. 14028, for historic preservation, for use of a landmark property as a take-out restaurant in the O-1 Office District, on property generally located at South 9th Street and G Street (727 South 9th Street). **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated September 5, 2014: 7-0 (Hove and Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-01414.
4.2b
Waiver
No. 14008
Waiver No. 14008, to waive the requirement for a pedestrian easement on property generally located at North 87th Street and Leighton Avenue (2442/2500 North 87th Street) **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Had public hearing. Planning Commission 'final action': APPROVAL: 7-0 (Hove and Lust absent). Resolution No. PC-01415.
* * * 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