city council

Reader supports Measure K

I stand in support of Measure K and of a much-maligned candidate for the City Council, Richard Pearl. The rhetoric is reprehensible. Much of the information printed in the letters ...

Vote for Barney and Hydrick, two candidates who have spent the least money

Does anyone out there remember when the position of City Councilperson was a “service position?” I do! People ran for these positions only to improve their cities. Why do you ...

Vote yes on utility tax because it will take more than a year for economic stability

I am reading and learning all I can about the current economic situation in our city and I must admit I did not comprehend the complexity of the various funds government maintains ...

Jeff Greenberg is Lincoln’s best cheerleader

Jeff Greenberg is passionate about Lincoln and has been its best cheerleader since he moved to Lincoln. He has the ability to attract supporters and volunteers for many causes and ...

Jeff Greenberg not afraid to stand up to City Hall

After reading last week’s article in The News Messenger, “Cosgrove takes Measure K to the airwaves,” (Page A12), I had to write in. When asked, “Did the city, during the ...

Richard Pearl’s Measure K flawed

I recently came across a flier asking me to vote for Richard Pearl for Lincoln City Council. This is the same Richard Pearl who chaired the Lincoln Citizens Financial Task Force ...

Richard Pearl wants to tax and spend

Finally, the puzzle came together. After reading advertisements from City Council candidate Richard Pearl, I now understand. In August 2009, a Citizen’s Advisory Task Force (CAF ...

Alternative to Measure K deserves kudos

First, kudos to Tom Augustine for presenting an alternative to Measure K and then to The News Messenger’s question to Assistant City Manager/Chief Financial Officer Anna Jatczak ...

What’s happened to your Health, Safety and Welfare?

Article 1, Section 1 of the California Constitution says as follows: “All people are by nature free and independent and have inalienable rights. Among these are enjoying and defe ...

City Council needs to listen to its residents

I think it is time the City Council listens to the citizens and not the city staff. If we are to vote for Measure K, I think the city staff should be held to a metric of performanc ...