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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 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.

**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, FEBRUARY 14, 2018

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[Commissioner Scheer absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held January 31, 2018.

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE AND RELATED ITEMS:

1.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 18001
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 18001, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a request to to declare City owned property as surplus, on property generally located at 1233 Garden Valley Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance to the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 7-0 (Beckius and Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
1.2a
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 18002
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 18002, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a request to declare City owned property as surplus, on property generally located at the SE corner of NW 48th Street and West Adams Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance to the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 7-0 (Beckius and Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
1.2b
Change of Zone
No. 18002
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Change of Zone No. 18002, from I-2 (Industrial Park District) to B-1 (Local Street and West Adams Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 7-0 (Beckius and Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
1.3
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 18003
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 18003, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposed amendment to the Antelope Valley Redevelopment Plan, that adds the "Viet Hao Redevelopment Project". The redevelopment project site is approximately 16,600 square feet and includes the rehabilitation of the 2365 O Street building and the demolition and construction of a new building at 2373 O Street for new retail and office space.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance to the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
span class="red"> Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 7-0 (Beckius and Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
1.4
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 18004
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 18004, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a request to declare City owned property as surplus, on property generally located at 820 South 27th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance to the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 7-0 (Beckius declared a conflict of interest; Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

    PERMITS:

1.5
Special Permit
No. 18001
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Special Permit No. 18001, to allow a daycare center for up to 100 children on property generally located at 7700 A Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set for in the staff report dated February 1, 2018: 7-0 (Beckius and Scheer absent). Resolution No. PC-01589.

2. REQUESTS FOR DEFERRAL

See agenda item No. 4.3

3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

None.

4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION


    TEXT AMENDMENT:

4.1
Text Amendment
No. 18002
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Text Amendment No. 18002, to amend the Lincoln Municipal Code Section 27.72.110 Exceptions to the Height Requirements, in all zoning districts where private schools are allowed, whereby private school buildings may exceed the district height limit of 35 feet; and repealing Section 27.72.110 of the Lincoln Municipal Code as hitherto existing.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 8-0 (Scheer declared a conflict of interest and absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE AND RELATED ITEMS:

4.2a
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 18005
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance No. 18005, to review as to conformance to the West O Street Redevelopment Plan, to create the Lincoln Sports Facility Redevelopment Project which includes five underdeveloped parcels of land within the West O Street Redevelopment Area, located at 150 SW. 14th Place. The West O Redevelopment Plan area is generally bounded by West P Street, the first set of railroad tracks south of West O Street, 9th Street and NW/SW 70th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance to the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 8-0 (Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
4.2b
Change of Zone
No. 18001
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Change of Zone No. 18001, from H-3 (Highway Commercial District) and and I-1 (Industrial District) to H-4 (General Commercial District), on property generally located at 150 SW. 14th Place.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL; 8-0 (Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
4.2c
Special Permit
No. 18003
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Special Permit No. 18003, for the development of an indoor sports facility of approximately 78,500 square feet and additional commercial space, or less, with waivers to parking and reduced setbacks, on property generally located at 150 SW. 14th Place.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL; 8-0 (Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

    PLATS:

4.3
Preliminary Plat
No. 18001
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Preliminary Plat No. 18001, to add two commercial lots, on property generally located at 10200 South 158th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcajka@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission granted the applicant’s request for a 4-week deferral, with PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for March 14, 2018.

* * * AT THIS TIME, ANYONE WISHING TO SPEAK ON AN ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, MAY DO SO * * *

Adjournment: 2:10 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
Collin Christopher, Planner (402) 441-6370 cchristopher@lincoln.ne.gov
Stacey Groshong Hageman, Planner (402) 441-6361 slhageman@lincoln.ne.gov
Rachel Jones, Planner (402) 441-7603 rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Dessie Redmond, Planner (402) 441-6373 dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Andrew Thierolf, Long Range 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