City Council

Nader's "bold leadership" call empty rhetoric

Stan Nader?s opinion piece (page A5, May 31 News Messenger, ?Bold leadership required?) concludes by saying, ?Only through economic growth can we get back the quality of life that ...

Whiskers and wine take center stage at Feline Rescue fundraiser

On Saturday, June 16, FieldHaven Feline Rescue will present its fourth annual Classics, Cats and Cabernet fundraiser from 2 to 7 p.m. at 2754 Ironwood Lane. Tickets are $45 per per ...

To begin with, bold leadership requires truth

In response to the column by Stan Nader and Mike Miller (May 31 News Messenger, page A5, ?Bold leadership required?), I am very disturbed by the lack of factual basis for their sto ...

City leadership requires bold leadership

The role of any city leader, councilman or senior staff, can best be described as exercising good judgment in managing the affairs of the city. Good judgment can best be measured b ...

City auditor has good news

Cost cutting by the city has led to the city?s ability to continue financially for the next year, according to the city of Lincoln ?s auditor. Ingrid Sheipline, a certified publi ...

Police chief, special event fees topic Tuesday night

Lincoln City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to retain Police Chief Paul Shelgren as an interim police chief, following his retirement next Wednesday. “I received a ret ...

Ace Body Shop and Towing files complaint against city April 2

The city announced Tuesday night that it will defend itself in a complaint filed by Ace Body Shop and Towing. Direction was given during the closed session portion of City Counci ...

Bear River dam discussed during brief City Council meeting

A short agenda and a sparse number of audience members meant for a sleepy Lincoln City Council meeting Tuesday night. With Mayor Pro Tem Tom Cosgrove filling in for an absent May ...

Why would city even consider cutting off taxpayers’ services?

I am writing in regards to an article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Feb. 29, regarding the $30 million debt that the city of Lincoln had accrued. Mr. (Tom) Sinclair s ...

Fiscal sustainability report being taken seriously by council

Lincoln’s City Councilmen say that they are still reading the 400-plus page fiscal sustainability committee report released late last month. That’s amid talk that some fiscal ...