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Planning Commission Agenda

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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 30, 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/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 12:00 - 12:45 p.m., in Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska for a briefing on the South Haymarket Neighborhood Plan.

**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 30, 2015

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[Commissioners Weber absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held September 2, 2015,. **APPROVED: 6-0; Cornelius and Sunderman abstained; (Weber absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

(Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

TEXT AMENDMENT:
1.1
Text Amendment
No. 15020
Text Amendment No. 15020, amending Chapter 27.67 of the Lincoln Municipal Code relating to parking by amending subsection (y) of Section 27.67.040 to provide that parking for greenhouses and garden centers located in the AG zoning district may be provided on unpaved areas, except for ADA accessible stalls; amending subsection (c) of Section 27.67.100 to provide that parking lots may be provided on unpaved areas in the AG zoning district where specifically authorized under the special parking requirements in Section 27.67.040; and repealing Sections 27.67.040 and 27.67.100 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing.
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-6372, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Approval: 8-0 (Weber absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 26, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL
None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
None.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN:
4.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 15030
Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 15030, to review the proposed "Lancaster County Road and Bridge Construction Program, Fiscal Year 2016 and 2017-2021", as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln, Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Mike Brienzo, 402-441-6369, mbrienzo@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 8-0 (Weber absent). Public hearing is scheduled before the County Board on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.
5. CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
SPECIAL PERMIT:
5.1
Special Permit
No. 15043
Special Permit No. 15043, for a Community Unit Plan to allow for the addition of a 193-unit residential apartment complex, with waivers to reduce the parking ratio, increase the building height, and allow tandem parking in driveways, on property generally located at North 42nd Street and Vine Street. *FINAL ACTION**
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Paul Barnes, 402-441-6372, pbarnes@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the revised staff report dated September 30, 2015: 7-0 (Scheer declared a conflict of interest; Weber absent). Resolution No.PC-01470.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment
PENDING LIST:

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
Brandon Garrett, Planner (402) 441-6373 bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov
Stacey Groshong Hageman, Planner (402) 441-6361 slhageman@lincoln.ne.gov
Rachel Jones, Planner (402) 441-7603 rjones@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