Budget

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. “ ...

City services see reductions as result of layoffs

With 31 city layoffs across six departments now complete, city officials confirmed where services will be cut. The cuts were made to balance the $1-million General Fund gap create ...

Some workers still waiting for layoff notifications

Of the 31 layoffs needed to balance the city’s $1-million General Fund shortfall, 17 pink slips have gone out, according to Jill Thompson, city of Lincoln’s spokeswoman. That ...

Library hours cut, volunteers needed

The Lincoln Libraries have been hard hit by the recent city layoffs, with six of 16 workers losing their jobs this week. Those layoffs came as part of the city’s need to balance ...

Police to lose 8 positions

The Lincoln Police Department will lose eight positions to layoffs, Police Chief Brian Vizzusi said Monday. One sergeant, one corporal, three officers, one dispatcher, a records cl ...

City employees to take substantial hit

Forty-three out of 230 employee positions in the city of Lincoln are at risk of being cut. The list of positions to be considered for elimination was circulated at Tuesday’s Cit ...

Number of layoffs still undisclosed

The number of layoffs necessary to balance the city’s $1-million deficit was not confirmed following Thursday’s closed-session City Council meeting with the city manager. For ...

Council tackles budget woes, layoffs loom as city must slash about $1 million

Although area media reported Monday that the city of Lincoln is planning to lay off 200 employees, Mayor Spencer Short said Tuesday the number of layoffs will be significantly lowe ...

City manager facing tough decisions

City Manager Jim Estep’s job rivals that of any major company’s chief financial officer. Estep was directed by City Council last month to find $1 million to cut from the Gener ...
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