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AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2015

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[Commissioner Harris absent; Hove arrived at 1:57 p.m.]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held June 24, 2015. **APPROVED as amended: 5-0; Cornelius and Weber abstained; (Harris and Hove absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

SPECIAL PERMIT:
1.1
Special Permit
No. 15030
Special Permit No. 15030, for an 85-foot tall personal wireless facility, on property generally located at 3300 North 1st Street. ** FINAL ACTION**.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6368, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. The Planning Commission voted 8-0 to defer action on this application for two weeks to July 22, 2015, with continued public hearing limited to new testimony.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
See Item 1.1 above.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
CHANGE OF ZONE:
4.1
Change of Zone
No. 15017
Change of Zone No. 15017, from H-2 Highway Business District to B-3 Commercial District on property generally located at 222 North 44th Street.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 8-0 (Harris absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 27, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
SPECIAL PERMIT:
4.2
Special Permit
No. 15037
Special Permit No. 15037, to increase the height above the 75-foot height limit of the B-4 zoning district, on property generally located at the northwest corner of the Canopy Street and "P" Street Intersection. **FINAL ACTION**.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set for in the staff report dated June 12, 2015: 8-0 (Harris absent). Resolution No. PC-01461.
CHANGES OF ZONE AND RELATED SPECIAL PERMITS:
4.3a
Change of Zone
No. 15015
Change of Zone No. 15015, a change of zone from AG Agriculture District to R-3 Residential District, on property generally located at 5000 South 84th Street
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 8-0 (Harris absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 27, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
4.3b
Special Permit
No. 15028
Special Permit No. 15028, a request for a Community Unit Plan to allow for the development of a 34-lot subdivision, with waivers to setbacks, lot width, lot area, and private roadway design standards, on property generally located at 5000 South 84th 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 for in the amended staff report dated July 10, 2015: 7-1, Corr dissenting; (Harris absent). Resolution No. PC-01462.
4.4a
Change of Zone
No. 15014
Change of Zone No. 15014, from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential, on property generally located southwest of the intersection of Old Cheney Road and Norman Road.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 28, 2015; 8-0 (Harris absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 27, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
4.4b
Special Permit
No. 15035
Special Permit No. 15035, to allow the construction of a residential healthcare facility for up to 285 residents and to allow waivers to the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Ordinance to adjust the height requirement, and eliminate block length and pedestrian easement requirements, on property generally located on the west portion of the Knolls Country Club, Norman Road and Old Cheney Road.
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Christy Eichorn, 402-441-7603, ceichorn@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the amended staff report dated July 10, 2015; 8-0 (Harris absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 27, 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, County 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