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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 20, 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.

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AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018

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[Commissioners Edgerton and Scheer absent; Commissioner Harris arrived late.]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held January 23, 2019. **APPROVED: 6-0; (Edgerton, Harris and Scheer absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    TEXT AMENDMENTS:

1.1
Text Amendment
No. 19001
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Text Amendment 19001, amending Sections 27.51.030 and 27.51.090 of the Lincoln Municipal Code, relating to the minimum total district size requirement for properties zoned as I-3 (Employment Center District); and repealing Section 27.51.030 and 27.51.090 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: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL: 7-0 (Edgerton and Scheer absent), as set forth in the revised conditions of the staff report dated February 12, 2019. Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for March 11, 2019.
    CHANGE OF ZONE:

1.2
Change of Zone
No. 19003
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Change of Zone 19003, from AG (Agriculture District) to H-4 (General Commercial District), on property generally located at 7480 North 56th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL: 7-0 (Edgerton and Scheer absent), as set forth in the revised conditions of the staff report dated February 12, 2019. Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for March 11, 2019.
    SPECIAL PERMITS:

1.3
Special Permit
No. 19002
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Special Permit 19002, allow for the construction of a garden center, on approximately 20 acres, more or less, on property generally located at 120th and Van Dorn Streets. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Tom Cajka, 402-441-5662, tcakla@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 7, 2019: 7-0 (Edgerton and Scheer absent). Resolution No. PC-01629.
1.4
Special Permit
No. 19003
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Special Permit 19003, for reconstruction and expansion of a nonconforming 4-plex building including waivers, on generally located at 2910 N Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
This application was removed from the Consent Agenda and had separate public hearing. Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 7, 2019: 7-0 (Edgerton and Scheer absent). Resolution No. PC-01630.
1.5
County Special Permit
No. 19005
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County Special Permit 19005, to allow for a 199-foot 6-inch tall personal wireless facility (cellular tower), on property generally located southeast of the intersection Branched Oak Road and North 141st Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Brian Will, 402-441-6362, bwill@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 7, 2019: 7-0 (Edgerton and Scheer absent). Resolution No. PC-01631.
    MISCELLANEOUS:

1.6
Street & Alley Vacation
No. 18005
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Street & Alley Vacation 18005, to vacate P Street stub from the east right of way line of 70th Street to approximately 100 feet to the east, generally located at North 70th and P Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 7-0, (Edgerton and Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code have been satisfied.
2. REQUEST FOR DEFERRAL
None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

See Item 1.4.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION


    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE:

4.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 19001
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance 19001, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, a proposed amendment to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan, to add Willys Knight Lofts Redevelopment Project, on property generally located at 1600 O Street.
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, (Edgerton and Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for March 18, 2019, 3:00 p.m.

    CHANGE OF ZONE AND RELATED ITEMS:

4.2a
Change of Zone
No. 19004
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Change of Zone 19004, from I-2 (Industrial Park District) to I-3 (Employment Center District), on property generally located at 4851 North 84th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 7-0; (Edgerton and Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council is pending at this time.
4.2b
Use Permit
No. 19001
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Use Permit 19001, for a new I-3 (Employment Center District) Use Permit, to allow for up to 90,000 square feet of commercial and industrial floor area on approximately 45 acres, on property generally located at 4851 North 84th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated February 12, 2019: 7-0 (Edgerton and Scheer absent). Resolution No. PC-01632.
4.2c
Street & Alley Vacation
No. 19001
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Street & Alley Vacation 19001, to vacate a portion of North 84th Street right of way, generally located at 4851 North 84th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: Conforms to the Comprehensive Plan: 7-0, (Edgerton and Scheer absent). Public hearing before the City Council will be scheduled when the provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code have been satisfied.


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

Adjournment: 1:58 P.M.

PENDING LIST:
Special Permit 18045, to allow for a County AG (Agricultural District) CUP (Community Unit Plan), consisting of 148.49 acres, more or less, for 9 single family acreage lots on property generally located at North 14th Street and Rock Creek Road.
Annexation No. 18003, to annex approximately 24.1 acres, more or less, on property generally located at 7420 Yankee Hill Road.
Change of Zone No. 18015, from AGR (Agricultural Residential District) to R-3 (Residential District), on property generally located at 7420 Yankee Hill Road.
Special Permit No. 18022, for a 55 lot CUP (Community Unit Plan), with waivers to allow sanitary sewer to flow opposite street grades, block length, pedestrian easements, lot lines radial to streets, 2 to 1 side slope for detention embankments, and sidewalks along one side of a street, on property generally located at 7420 Yankee Hill Road. **FINAL ACTION**

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