city council

Candidates for council discuss downtown at chamber forum

Candidates for the three City Council seats up for grabs on Nov. 4 squared off in the third of four forums Wednesday in an event hosted by the Chamber of Commerce in the Sun City L ...

Lincoln Hills hosts candidate forum

The five candidates for the three open seats on the Lincoln City Council took part in a forum Wednesday afternoon in Sun City Lincoln Hills that was attended by approximately 70 pe ...

Lincoln recognized for General Plan update

Lincoln received two awards given by the American Planning Association recently for the newly completed General Plan update, and the City Council members expressed their appreciati ...

Incumbents, challengers face off in city council race

With less than three weeks to go until Election Day, the five candidates for the three open city council seats are busy going door to door, shaking hands, attending events – such ...

Spencer Short says downtown is a priority

Developing at a measured pace and making sure that Lincoln manages to retain its strong sense of community are two of Spencer Short’s major goals if he is reelected to his seat o ...

Stan Nader wants city to attract businesses

Stan Nader is running for a seat on City Council because he is hoping to make Lincoln more attractive to businesses and be able to give back to the community. “It’s clear to m ...

Creekside Oaks hearing postponed

A scheduled public hearing for the Creekside Village residential project was postponed by the city council until Oct. 28 to allow city staffers more time to complete analysis of th ...

Allen Cuenca is in tune with families

Allen Cuenca, who has lived in Lincoln for seven years and spent the last six as a member of the Planning Commission, is running for a spot on City Council. “I’ve always been ...

Paul Joiner focuses on challenges

If elected to the Lincoln City Council, Paul Joiner promises to bring hard work and a common-sense approach — and to do his homework on every issue as Lincoln deals with tough fi ...

Council candidates to speak at forum

An open forum featuring all five candidates for the Lincoln City Council elections will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Orchard Creek Lodge Ballroom in Sun City Lincoln Hil ...

Nonprofit funding, parking time limits topics at council

Councilman Tom Cosgrove announced that Caltrans began working on the Highway 65 bypass this week at the City Council meeting Tuesday night to applause from the audience. He said C ...

Council OKs land purchase for bypass, flood control projects

The Lincoln City Council approved a property purchase on Tuesday that would provide 3.4 million cubic yards of fill dirt for the Highway 65 bypass project, as well as land for a st ...

Sprinkler requirements for portable classrooms eased

Two local private schools are breathing a little easier after the city council voted to modify a proposed ordinance requiring them to install automatic sprinkler systems in portabl ...

Four candidates in running for three city council seats

Midway through the filing period for the Nov. 4 general election, four candidates have thrown their hat into the ring for three city council seats. Current council members Tom Cos ...

Gaines discusses budget deficit

Assemblyman Ted Gaines spoke to the Lincoln City Council on Tuesday on the potential impact of the state budget deficit on infrastructure funds. Gaines stressed budget reform in l ...