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Planning Commission Agenda

NOTICE

The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 13, 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.

The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, from 11:45 - 12:45 p.m., in the City Council Chambers of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, to discuss the Community Indicators Report.

**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, May 13, 2015

[Commissioners Corr, Hove, and Beecham absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held April 29, 2015. . **APPROVED: 5-0; Harris abstained; (Corr, Beecham, and Hove absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

SPECIAL PERMITS:
1.1
Special Permit
No. 32B
Pre-existing Special Permit No. 32B, to allow an expanded licensed premises for the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises, for an approximate 330 square foot expansion of an outdoor beer garden, on property generally located at 2801 NW 48th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set for in the staff report dated April 29, 2015, as revised on May 13, 2015: 6-0 (Corr, Beecham and Hove absent).Resolution No. PC-01452.
1.2
Special Permit
No. 15025
Special Permit No. 15025, to construct a broadcast tower on property generally located at 3825 Wildbriar Lane. *FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL; public hearing and action deferred for 2 weeks (May 27, 2015), as requested by the applicant; 6-0 (Corr, Beecham and Hove absent).
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
Item 1.2, Special Permit No. 15025, public hearing and action deferred to May 27, 2015.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
(See Items 1.1 and 1.2 above)
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
TEXT AMENDMENT:
4.1
Text Amendment
No. 15006
Text Amendment No. 15006 amending Section 27.51.030 and 27.64.010(h) of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to the I-3 Employment Center District to allow the City Council to waive specific use regulations set forth in Section 27.51.030; and repealing Section 27.51.030 and 27.64.010 (h) of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 6-0 (Corr, Beecham and Hove absent), as set forth in the staff report dated April 30, 2015, and the draft ordinance as revised on May 13, 2015. Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 8, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
USE PERMIT:
4.2
Use Permit
No. 117E
Use Permit No.117E, to remove the maximum floor area limitation and landuse table from the Use Permit Site Plan, on property generally located west of South 14th Street and Garret Lane.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL; 6-0 (Corr, Beecham and Hove absent), as set forth in the staff report dated April 30, 2015. Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 8, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
4. SPECIAL HEARING AND ACTION
5.1
FY 2016-2019 Transportation Improvement Program Report
The draft of the FY 2016-2019 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).
Staff recommendation: Conformance with 2040 Lincoln MPO Long Range Transportation Plan, as amended.
Staff Planner: Michael Brienzo, 402-441-6369, mbrienzo@lincoln.ne.gov
Public hearing held. Planning Commission recommendation: A FINDING OF GENERAL CONFORMANCE WITH THE 2040 METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN: 6-0, (Corr, Beecham and Hove absent).
* * * 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
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