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The Lincoln City/Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 29, 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.

The Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Studio Room 113 on the first floor of the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th St., Lincoln, Nebraska, for a briefing on Community Indicators by Planning staff.

**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, MAY 29, 2019

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[Commissioners Finnegan and Washington absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held May 15, 2019.**APPROVED: 7-0; (Finnegan and Washington absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS:

1.1a
Annexation
19006
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Annexation 19006, to annex approximately 9.30 acres, more or less, on property generally located at South 33rd Street and Rokeby Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the conditions of the staff report dated May 21, 2019: 6-0 (Finnegan, Scheer, and Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is currently pending.
1.1b
Change of Zone
19015
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Change of Zone 19015, from AG (Agricultural District) to R-3 (Residential District), on property generally located at South 33rd Street and Rokeby Road.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 6-0 (Finnegan, Scheer, and Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is currently pending.
1.1c
Special Permit
19024
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Special Permit 19024, to allow for the development of a CUP (Community Unit Plan), consisting of 16 single-family lots, 1 lot for a future club house and 6 outlots, on property generally located at South 33rd Street and Rokeby Road. *** 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 revised staff report dated May 21, 2019: 6-0 (Finnegan, Scheer, and Washington absent). Resolution No. PC-01653.
    CHANGE OF ZONE:

1.2
Change of Zone
19013
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Change of Zone 19013, from P (Public Use District) to R-4 (Residential District), on property, generally located at 3600 R Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: George Wesselhoft, 402-441-6366, gwesselhoft@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 6-0 (Finnegan, Scheer, and Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 17, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
    SPECIAL PERMIT:

1.3
Special Permit/Use Permit
19C
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Special Permit/Use Permit 19C, to allow for the enclosure of an existing walkway for storage, and the addition of an emergency generator and trash compactor, along with a revision to plan notes allowing minor increases up to 3,000 square feet by Administrative Amendment, on property generally located at 1710 South 70th 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 forth in the staff report dated May 16, 2019: 6-0 (Finnegan, Scheer, and Washington absent). Resolution No. PC-01654.
1.4
Special Permit
19026
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Special Permit 19026, to allow outdoor seasonal sales, on property generally located at 5555 Roose 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 forth in the staff report dated May 16, 2019: 6-0 (Finnegan, Scheer, and Washington absent). Resolution No. PC-01655.
    SPECIAL PERMIT WITH RELATED ITEMS:

1.5a
Special Permit
1960B
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Special Permit 1960B, to reflect the proposed vacation of the western portion of Hilltop Road and construction of a new public cul-de-sac near North 14th Street, with waivers to the subdivision improvement requirements and Chapter 2.15 of the Lincoln Design Standards for Urban Public Streets. *** 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 May 23, 2019: 6-0 (Scheer declared a conflict of interest; Finnegan and Washington absent). Resolution No. PC-01656.
1.5b
Street and Alley Vacation
19005
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Street and Alley Vacation 19005, to vacate a portion of Hilltop Road west of North 14th Street, located in the SE 1/4 of Section 2-10-6, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, generally located at North 14th and Superior Streets.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conforms to 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 (Scheer declared a conflict of interest; Finnegan 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.
2. REQUEST FOR DEFERRAL

    PLATS:

2.1
Preliminary Plat
18002
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Preliminary Plat 18002, to add 430 residential lots on approximately 152.1 acres, more or less, on property generally located at the SW corner of West Old Cheney Road and South Folsom Street. *** FINAL ACTION ***
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: 2 week deferral
Staff Planner: Dessie Redmond, 402-441-6373, dredmond@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission granted the applicant’s request for an additional 4week deferral, with CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION scheduled for June 26, 2019.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


None.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

    ANNEXATION WITH RELATED ITEMS:

4.1a
Change of Zone
19016
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Change of Zone 19016, from R-2 (Residential District) to a R-2 (Residential District) with landmark overlay (Historic Preservation District), on property generally located at 3422 Grimsby Lane.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 7-0 (Finnegan and Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 17, 2019, 3:00 p.m. 4
4.1b
Special Permit
19027
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Special Permit 19027, to allow for the construction of a detached garage, with waivers regarding height, lot and area, and other zoning restrictions, on a newly designated historic landmark, being property generally located at 3422 Grimsby Lane.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Conditional Approval
Staff Planner: Ed Zimmer, 402-441-6360, ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated May 17, 2019: 7-0 (Finnegan and Washington absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, June 17, 2019, 3:00 p.m.

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

Adjournment 1:20 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
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