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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 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, MARCH 4, 2015

[Commissioners Weber and Harris absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held February 18, 2015.**APPROVED: 6-0; Scheer abstained; (Weber and Harris absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

ANNEXATION AND RELATED CHANGE OF ZONE
1.1a
Annexation
No. 15002
Annexation No. 15002, to annex approximately 10.27 acres, more or less, including adjacent rights-of-way, on property generally located at Tallgrass Parkway and Aster Road.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0; (Weber and Harris absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 23, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
1.1b
Change of Zone
No. 05085B
Change of Zone No. 05085B to amend the Fallbrook Planned Unit Development (PUD), by expanding the boundary by approximately 10.27 acres, more or less, with a change of zone from AG Agriculture to R-3 Residential PUD; for a Planned Unit Development District designation of said property; and for an amended development plan which proposes modifications to the Zoning Ordinance and Land Subdivision Ordinance to allow a townhouse development east of Tallgrass Parkway consisting of 36 dwelling units on property generally located at Tallgrass Parkway and Aster Road.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0; (Weber and Harris absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 23, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
SPECIAL PERMITS
1.2
Special Permit
No. 12006A
Special Permit No. 12006A, an amendment to renew the special permit for the excavation of soil on property generally located east of 4100 North 84th Street. The Planning Commission action is final, unless appealed to the City Council. **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 February 13, 2015: 7-0; (Weber and Harris absent). Resolution. No. PC-01437
1.3
County Special Permit
No. 13033A
County Special Permit No. 13033A, to amend The Preserve at Cross Creek 1st Addition Community Unit Plan (CUP), to add two lots, transferred from the density approved in the Roca Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, on property generally located at South 64th Street and Roca 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 February 19, 2015: 7-0; (Weber and Harris absent). Resolution. No. PC-01438
1.4
County Special Permit
No. 15006
County Special Permit No. 15006, to allow the development of the Coyote Ridge Addition Community Unit Plan (CUP), consisting of 9 single-family acreage lots, including a request to waive the cul-de-sac length, on property generally located at N.W. 70th Street and W. Rock Creek Road.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner:Sara Hartzell, 402-441-6371, shartzell@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from Consent Agenda to accept testimony and had separate public hearing. Motion approved to defer this item two weeks to the March 18, 2015, Planning Commission Meeting for action: 7-0; (Weber and Harris absent).
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
See Item 1.4 above.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE
4.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 15001
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 15001, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposed amendment to the Van Dorn Redevelopment Plan to add the "Robber's Cave Project". The proposed project includes the construction of a 9,000 sq.ft. building and restoration and re-opening of Robber's Cave. The proposed project area includes approximately 1.5 acres, generally located at 3235 South 10th Street. The Van Dorn Redevelopment Plan area is generally located from Hill Street to just north of Pioneers Boulevard, between South 7th Street and South 10th Street, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska.
Staff recommendation: A Finding of Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner:Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0; (Weber and Harris absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
4.2
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 15002
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 15002, 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 "South Haymarket Redevelopment Project" area, generally located from S. 7th Street to S. 9th Street, N Street to J Street, and approximately 3.5 acres lying southwest of the intersection of S. 7th Street and N Street, and including all adjacent rights-of-way. The project proposes to increase the availability of on- and off-street parking and related improvements by improving the street configuration and identifying existing public spaces that could be improved for uses that include parking. The Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan area is generally bounded by Salt Creek, Interstate 180 and "R" Street on the north, 17th Street on the east, "G" Street on the south, and Salt Creek, 2nd Street and Sun Valley Boulevard on the west, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska.
Staff recommendation: A Finding of Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVAL, 7-0; (Weber and Harris absent). Public hearing before City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:30 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, Acting Director and 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