Budget

'Golden Handshakes' a possibility

City Council unanimously voted to take the first step to offering “Golden Handshake” retirement incentives Tuesday. The incentive could prevent further layoffs of city staff, ...

City faces financial setback

Lincoln’s embattled general fund is once again in danger as the new state budget and still-slacking property tax revenue could equal another $1 million hit. The state of Califor ...

Western Placer - no layoffs

There are no cutbacks or layoffs in the Western Placer Unified School District budget, which was unanimously passed by the Board of Trustees Monday night. “We’re fortunate,” ...

City passes budget

The Lincoln City Council passed the city’s $75 million budget Tuesday night, which calls for no layoffs. “This budget is really just a starting point for this fiscal year,” ...

State of the City given

The city of Lincoln faces a multitude of challenges in its 150th year, according to Mayor Spencer Short. The annual State of the City Address was given at the Lincoln Area Chamber ...

Task force finalizes budget report

A utility-users tax may be in Lincoln’s future, if the recommendations of the Citizens’ Advisory FInancial Task Force are adopted Tuesday by City Council. The nine-member tas ...

Citizen's task force to advise city on budget

A Citizens’Advisory Financial Task Force will help guide Lincoln’s City Council and staff in preparing a budget for next year, as the creation of a task force was unanimously a ...

Passage of California budget has minor effects for Lincoln

The California State Legislature’s passage of a budget last week has repercussions for the city of Lincoln but not all of those are known yet. “Right now, it’s too early to ...

Police canine Marty headed to new home

In tough economic times, neighbors often help each other out and law enforcement agencies are no exception. The night of Jan. 18, Ado, a dog working for the Sacramento County Sher ...

Budget discussed at town hall meeting

About 350 Lincoln residents crowded into the Orchard Creek Ballroom Monday afternoon for an update on the city’s financial situation and future plans in a town hall meeting. “ ...