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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 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, APRIL 3, 2019

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[Commissioner Washington absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held March 20, 2019. **APPROVED: 8-0; (Washington absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    TEXT AMENDMENT AND RELATED PRE-EXISTING USE PERMIT:

1.1a
Text Amendment
No. 19002
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Text Amendment 19002, to amend Section 27.63.130(f) of the Lincoln Municipal Code regarding conditions for Special Permits for Outdoor Recreational Facilities to authorize the Planning Commission to allow structures to exceed the maximum height requirements of the underlying zoning district; and repealing Section 27.63.130(f) 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: 6-0 (Harris abstained; Joy and Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
1.1b
Pre-Existing Use Permit
No. 1A
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Pre-Existing Special Permit 1A, to amend Pre-Existing Special Permit 1 to allow structures to exceed the 35 foot height limit, on property generally located at 3200 South 24th Street. **FINAL ACTION**
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission ‘final action’: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 6, 2019: 6-0 (Harris abstained; Joy and Washington absent). Resolution No. PC-01640.
    ANNEXATION AND RELATED CHANGE OF ZONE AND SPECIAL PERMIT:

1.2a
Annexation
No. 19002
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Annexation 19002, to annex approximately 76.76 acres, more or less, and adjacent right-of-way, for Grandview Estates 2nd Addition CUP (Community Unit Plan), on property generally located at South 70th Street and Rokeby Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: 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 recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 6, 2019 : 8-0 (Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is currently pending.
1.2b
Change of Zone
No. 19005
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Change of Zone 19005, from AG (Agricultural District) to R-3 (Residential District) for approximately 76.76 acres, on property generally located at South 70th Street and Rokeby Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: 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 recommendation: APPROVAL: 8-0 (Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is currently pending.
1.2c
Special Permit
No. 19006
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Special Permit 19006, to allow for an approximately 242-acre Grandview Estates 2nd Addition CUP (Community Unit Plan) for up to 1,681 dwelling units, with waivers to setbacks, sanitary sewer flow against street grades, to exceed allowed street grades at intersections, block length, pedestrian sidewalk interval, and lot lines not perpendicular to street right-of-way, on property generally located at South 70th Street and Rokeby Road. **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 March 21, 2019: 8-0 (Washington absent). Resolution No. PC-01641.
    CHANGE OF ZONE AND USE PERMIT:

1.3a
Change of Zone
No. 19008
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Change of Zone 19008, from H-3 (Highway Commercial District) to B-2 (Planned Neighborhood Business District) and AG (Agriculture District), on property generally located at North 27th Street and Husker Circle.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 6-0 (Harris, Joy and Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
1.3b
Use Permit
No. 19003
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Use Permit 19003, to allow up to 762 persons within a residential healthcare facility and/or up to 270,000 square feet of commercial floor area, with a waiver to building height, on property generally located at North 27th Street and Husker Circle.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated March 26, 2019 : 6-0 (Harris, Joy and Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
    MISCELLANEOUS:

1.4
Street and Alley Vacation
No. 19003
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Street & Alley Vacation 19003, to vacate the adjacent east-west alley, generally located at 2234 Holdrege Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: FINDING OF CONFORMANCE TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 6-0 (Harris, Joy and Washington 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.
1.5
Street & Alley Vacation
No. 19004
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Street & Alley Vacation 19004, to vacate the adjacent10-foot north-south alley, generally located at 660 N Street
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: FINDING OF CONFORMANCE TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 6-0 (Joy declared a conflict of interest; Harris and Washington absent). The provisions of Chapter 14.20 of the Lincoln Municipal Code have been satisfied. Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2019.
2. REQUEST FOR DEFERRAL
None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)

See Items 1.2a, 1.2b and 1.2c.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION


    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CONFORMANCE:

4.1
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 19005
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance 19005, to review as to conformance with the 2040 Lincoln Lancaster Comprehensive Plan, "Containers on Vine Redevelopment Project", for a proposed amendment to the North 27th Street Redevelopment Plan, for the construction of 4 duplexes that incorporate shipping containers into the building design, on property generally located at 28th and Vine Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: FINDING OF CONFORMANCE TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 8-0 (Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 6, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
4.2
Comprehensive Plan Conformance
No. 19006
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Comprehensive Plan Conformance 19006, to review as to conformance with the Page 2040 Lincoln Lancaster Comprehensive Plan, a proposed amendment to the Lincoln Center Redevelopment Plan, "9th & O Redevelopment Project", for the construction of a 6 story hotel with associated parking and potential bar/restaurant, on property generally located at 9th and O Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conformance with the Comprehensive Plan
Staff Planner: Andrew Thierolf, 402-441-6371, athierolf@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: FINDING OF CONFORMANCE TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: 7-0 (Scheer declared a conflict of interest; Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2019, 3:00 p.m.


* * * 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