City Council

Be more respectful to audience speakers

Attending the last four City Council meetings, I was appalled and in disbelief over the lack of professionalism by some council officials. I have frequently witnessed this lack of ...

Local 39 IUOE strikers need to be treated fairly by City Council

President Franklin Roosevelt died on April 12, 1945, just as the Nazi armies were capitulating in Europe, and five months before the Japanese signed their surrender documents on th ...

City Council rude to EDC’s Dennis Wagner

I am writing in regard to the Kathy and Jeeves column in the Sept . 22 Lincoln News Messenger (Page A9) concerning the e conomic d evelopment c ommittee (EDC) presentation by Denni ...

Three councilmembers no longer face recall

The recall effort to unseat three of Lincoln’s City Councilmembers came to a stop Thursday night. Lincoln resident Bob Birdseye e-mailed City Clerk Pat Avila at 4 p.m. on Sept. 2 ...

Lincoln Hills honors residents Oct. 14

A wide brim ... Lincoln Hills Foundation presents Hats Off II on Friday, Oct .14, in Orchard Creek Ballroom, 965 Orchard Creek Lane. The foundation’s second annual dinner event ...

City needs to show fiscal sustainability committee the way

I hope the city-endorsed fiscal sustainability committee succeeds. It has a great purpose, “developing both short-range and long-range fiscal plans that will put the city back o ...

Special City Council Thursday morning

City Council will hold a special meeting from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 4 about the City Attorney Request for Proposal, process for policy governance and process for city manager perfor ...

Lincoln residents shouldn’t do without adequate public safety

Lincoln citizens, re-lock your doors and windows, the feeling of being safe is over once criminals hear that our police force is being cut again by City Council. That won’t bothe ...

Community must rethink Lincoln

People fail to understand the city made commitments based upon actual and projected growth and these carried forward after the economic collapse. Revenue streams from sales and pro ...

Seven police, three firefighter jobs on line

A proposed budget, including the January layoff of seven police officers and three firefighters, will be presented Tuesday night to City Council. That’s according to City Manager ...