City Council

Six candidates running for two seats on City Council

The final tally for the number of candidates for two City Council seats this November is six. The candidates are Richard Pearl, incumbent Linda Stackpoole, Stan Nader, Gabriel Hydr ...

Asking the tough questions comes with the territory

I’m the first to admit that The News Messenger is a different paper these past several months. The reason is because we’re looking harder at issues that affect residents. As ...

Friends of Lincoln Library donate $39,498.46 to city to keep services going

The Carnegie Library will remain open for the rest of the fiscal year, thanks to a $25,789 from the Friends of the Lincoln Library. An additional $13,709.46 was donated with the ...

City contracts total of $403,960 for accounting services

City Council adopted a resolution Tuesday to amend for the third time a professional services agreement with Vavrinek, Trine, Day and Company for $118,760 in accounting services. T ...

Another UUT workshop set; City Council meeting to follow

Saying that it might be a late night for council members and staff, City Council Tuesday set another utility users’ tax workshop for Aug. 24. “There is a very strong desire in ...

Lincoln mayor explains his thoughts on the current budget

Carol Feineman, editor of the Lincoln News Messenger, has invited City Council members to write a column for the newspaper. We appreciate and accept this generous offer. Over the ...

Residents must get involved in the city

Regarding the July 29 Lincoln News Messenger’s article, “City calls for Special ‘K’ meeting,” I would like to comment on quotes from two City Council members. Councilwom ...

Readers should be told about public meetings in a timely fashion

I haven’t seen residents so fired up as they’ve been these past few months. Which is good timing because city services are being cut in almost all, if not all, departments and ...

City calls for special Measure K meeting this week

City Council decided Tuesday night to hold a special meeting within the next week to discuss which utilities will be taxed if Measure K passes. The date of this meeting has not bee ...

Local 39 takes issue with mayor’s comment at council meeting

Editor’s note: The following letter is in response to the News Messenger article on page A3, July 15, “Five classified city employees lose their jobs because of budget.” In t ...