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AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2019

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[Commissioner Corr absent]

Approval of minutes of the regular meeting held July 10, 2019.**APPROVED: 6-0; (Corr absent)**

1. CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


    CHANGE OF ZONE AND RELATED USE PERMIT:

1.1a
Change of Zone
19019
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CHANGE OF ZONE 19019, from R 4 (Residential District) to O 3 (Office Park District), on property generally located at 643 North 45th Street.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: 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 recommendation: APPROVAL: 5-0 (Scheer declared a conflict of interest; Corr absent). Public hearing before the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
1.1b
Use Permit
19007
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USE PERMIT 19007, to allow for office uses and related improvements, with waivers, on property generally located at 643 North 45th Street.
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 recommendation: CONDITIONAL APPROVAL, as set forth in the staff report dated July 11, 2019: 5-0 (Scheer declared a conflict of interest; Corr absent). Public hearing before the City Council is pending tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
2. REQUEST FOR DEFERRAL

None.
3. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

    (Public Hearing and Administrative Action)


See Items 1.1a and 1.1b.
4. PUBLIC HEARING AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

    COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT WITH RELATED ITEMS:

4.1a
Comprehensive Plan Amendment
19003
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COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT 19003, to amend the 2040 Lincoln Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, to change the Future Land Use designation from Commercial to Industrial on approximately 135 acres, on property generally bounded by Interstate 80 on the south, Highway 77 to the east, Bluff Road to the north, and N. 40th Street to the west.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 6-0 (Corr absent). Public hearing before the City Council is currently pending.
4.1b
Annexation
19007
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ANNEXATION 19007, to annex approximately 576 acres, on property generally located at Highway 77 and Interstate 80.
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 July 18, 2019: 6-0 (Corr absent). Public hearing before the City Council is currently pending.

4.1c
Change of Zone
19020
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CHANGE OF ZONE 19020, from AG (Agriculture District) to I 3 (Employment Center District) on approximately 590 acres, on property generally located at Highway 77 and Interstate 80.
STAFF REPORT
Staff recommendation: Approval
Staff Planner: Rachel Jones, 402-441-7603, rjones@lincoln.ne.gov
Planning Commission recommendation: APPROVAL: 6-0 (Corr absent). Public hearing before the City Council is currently pending.
4.1d
Use Permit
19008
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USE PERMIT 19008, to allow for the development of up to 2,000,000 square feet for a data center and associated uses, including waivers to screening and design standards, height and lot regulations, and specific use regulations of the I 3 zoning district, on property generally located at Highway 77 and Interstate 80.
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 amended staff report dated July 18, 2019, as offered by staff: 6-0 (Corr absent). Public hearing before the City Council is currently pending.

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

Adjournment
2:13 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.
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.

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, 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
Allan Zafft, Transportation Planner (402) 441-6369 azafft@lincoln.ne.gov
Ed Zimmer, Historic Preservation Planner (402) 441-6360 ezimmer@lincoln.ne.gov