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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 14, 2016, 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 Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m., Thursdays at 12:00 a.m. and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. on 5 City-TV, Cable Channel 5.

The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, immediately following the regular Planning Commission meeting, in Studio Room 113 of the County-City Building, 555 South 10th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska to discuss the LRTP/Comprehensive Plan Update

**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 14, 2016

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[All Commissioners presents; Commissioner Weber exited at 2:17 pm]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held August 31, 2016. **APPROVED: 8-0;**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    SPECIAL PERMIT:

1.1
Special Permit
No. 16041
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Special Permit No. 16041, for the sale of alcohol for consumption both on and off the premises, on property generally located at 252 North 134th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission voted 8-0 to continue public hearing and action to the September 28, 2016 meeting in order to obtain additional information.
2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL

2.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 16005
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 16005, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a request to declare a City-owned parking lot as surplus property for the zoo expansion, on property generally located at approximately 2847 A Street.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
The applicant’s request for a 4-week deferral was granted, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, October 12, 2016.
2.2
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 16007
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 16007, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, the acquisition of a permanent conservation easement by the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District, of approximately 20 acres, more or less, on property generally located at SW 98th Street and Kolbrook Road.
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Brandon Garrett, 402-441-6373, bgarrett@lincoln.ne.gov
The applicant’s request for a 2-week deferral was granted, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2016.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

See Item 1.1.

4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

   COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE AND RELATED CHANGE OF ZONE:

4.1a
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 16006
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 16006, to amend the "University Place Redevelopment Plan", as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. The Redevelopment Plan area is approximately 10.56 acres, more or less, on property generally located between Huntington and Leighton Avenues, North 44th and 48th Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan; 7-0 (Weber absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 17, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
4.1b
Change of Zone
No. 16024
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Change of Zone No. 16024, for a mixed-use redevelopment project at an existing shopping center, with a development plan that proposes to modify standards of the underlying zoning district, subdivision ordinance, and Design Standards on property generally located at North 48th Street and Leighton Avenue.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL as set forth in the amended conditions as offered by the applicant; 7-0 (Weber absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, October 17, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment: 2:30 p.m.
PENDING LIST:     None

Planning Department Staff Contacts

David Cary, Director of Planning (402) 441-6364 dcary@lincoln.ne.gov
Stephen Henrichsen, Development Review Manager (402) 441-6374 shenrichsen@lincoln.ne.gov
Paul Barnes, Long Range Planning Manager (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
Andrew Thierolf, Planner (402) 441-6371 athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Kellee Van Bruggen, Transportation Planner (402) 441-6363 kvanbruggen@lincoln.ne.gov
George Wesselhoft, Planner (402) 441-6366 gwesselhoft@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