City Council

Will D.A. look at city’s accounting?

After reading Stephanie Dumm’s revealing articles regarding the city’s General Fund’s overstated deficit (Dec. 16’s front page, “General Fund’s deficit inflated”) and ...

Nader, Hydrick make good on promises

Congratulations to Stan Nader and Gabriel Hydrick and to all of us who voted for them! We made the right choice. Dave and I attended their first council meeting (last Tuesday) an ...

City Council is on thin ice

Your article, “Rude, rowdy guests will go” on Nov. 11 (front page) seems to indicate that (council members) Tom Cosgrove, Spencer Short and Linda Stackpoole intend to ignore th ...

Does council audience need to be disciplined?

I couldn’t help chuckling when I saw “decorum” at City Council Meetings listed on last week’s City Council’s agenda. After all, this isn’t the type of meeting where yo ...

Council address bad behavior

The manner in which rowdy or disrespectful audience members are handled during City Council meetings could change. Decorum at council meetings, a proposed policy for council member ...

New City Council needs to agree to disagree

Last week’s election demonstrated residents’ dissatisfaction with the current City Council. The incumbent candidate was not reelected. In addition, the two newly elected counc ...

City focuses on possible severe cuts

In the face of scare-tactic accusations from some residents, city staff provided potential budget cuts to General Fund departments during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. More tha ...

What are the council candidates spending?

With less than a week to go until election day, Lincoln City Council candidates spent at least $1,225 to $19,766 on their campaigns. The six candidates are campaigning for two City ...

Q and A with your council candidates

On Tuesday, Lincoln voters will choose which of six candidates will be the two new City Council members. Running for office are Reid Barney, Jeff Greenberg, Gabriel Hydrick, Stan N ...

A long election season almost over

It has been a long four months of official local campaigning for the Nov. 2 election. Candidates have promoted their platforms at several area forums and debates. Letter-writers ...