City Council

City leaders take a walk in firefighter turnouts

After performing CPR on a dummy, dismantling a car and manning fire hoses, most of Lincoln’s leaders haven’t changed their mind about next year’s General Fund budget. The Lin ...

Recall petition signing started

The petition to recall three incumbent Lincoln City Councilmen is official as of May 25, two months after they were served with recall notices. Lincoln resident Bob Birdseye served ...

Kim’s Kitchen expanding

Home away from home ... Casa Sottomonte in Lucca, Italy has become a home away from home for many Lincoln residents. This Guamo, Lucca 3-bedroom “farmhouse” is owned by the L ...

New council members change opinions

The words of politicians never cease to amaze me even in small-town politics. A few months ago, hopeful council members Stan Nader and Gabriel Hydrick were tearing apart any and a ...

City Council to be held at City Hall on Tuesday

Tuesday night’s (May 24) City Council meeting will take place at City Hall instead of McBean Pavilion due to preparations for next weekend’s Holy Ghost Portuguese Festa. That ...

Four police to lose jobs

Four Lincoln police officers will be taken off the streets due to lay offs this July. That was the direction given to city staff during Tuesday’s 5-½-hour-long City Council meet ...

Council approves new job descriptions

A concern about rightsizing the salaries of future employees and the number of supervisors working for the city of Lincoln led to a 40-minute discussion during Tuesday’s City Cou ...

City’s finances grim

Three out of five City Councilmen approved budget cuts to police, fire, library and recreation during Tuesday night’s special budget meeting. Mayor Paul Joiner and Councilmen Sp ...

Fiscal sustainability plan moves ahead

The city took a step forward toward developing a fiscal sustainability plan during a special City Council meeting on March 25. Council members decided to form an eight-person commi ...

'Friends' urge council to honor money stipulations

The Friends of the Lincoln Library understand there will be a special meeting of the City Council on Tuesday to discuss further budget cuts necessary to “balance the budget” fo ...

The meeting no citizens should miss

On April 5, at 6 p.m. at the McBean Pavilion, the City Council will hold a special meeting to receive and consider the 2010 audit for the city, budget cuts and adjustments to the c ...
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