city of Lincoln

New auditing firm takes on city books

Lincoln officials are hoping to have a smoother audit of the city’s books this year. The new auditing firm, Smith & Newell of Yuba City, replaces Richardson & Company of Sacram ...

City manager and school superintendent point out what they call grand jury report inaccuracies

Lincoln’s city manager and the school district’s superintendent defended the city’s and district’s operations of the Twelve Bridges Library on Monday. The two men spoke dur ...

School resource officer position could be cut

A youth services officer and Twelve Bridges Library funding were items revisited during Monday’s school committee meeting. The committee is a collaborative planning group betwe ...

School, city issues discussed during school committee

Lincoln and school district representatives met Monday morning during the city’s school committee to discuss issues that affect each entity. One topic was Twelve Bridges Library ...

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 ...

Our View: County, cities need to stop wasting time

To craft an opening line about supervisors and city leaders wasting time over a regional wastewater treatment plant proposal may be a little obvious, but so is the apparent lack of ...

Commission will not investigate city

The California Fair Political Practices Commission will not investigate the city of Lincoln’s alleged “wrongdoings.” On Jan. 11, Lincoln Councilman Spencer Short told Cit ...

City’s accounting right and wrong

The city’s accounting procedures are being questioned by News Messenger readers and bloggers. Last week’s News Messenger stories (“General Fund’s deficit inflated,” page ...

How much is in Lincoln’s reserves?

Lincoln’s city manager and assistant city manager/chief financial officer do not know how much the city has in reserves. The News Messenger asked City Manager Jim Estep how much ...

City’s HR manager on leave

The city of Lincoln’s human resources manager Debbie Lindh is on administrative leave. The News Messenger first received word that she was on leave Sept. 7, through an e-mail ti ...

Residents needed for commissions

The city of Lincoln is soliciting interested residents to serve on two boards, one commission and five committees. If you are interested in serving, applications are available at ...

Lincoln’s police staffing ranked among worst in state

The 65 residents at Tuesday night’s city-budget workshop were given a snapshot of how poorly the Lincoln Police Department staffing rates compared to most police departments in ...

Budget workshops worth it to some residents

Attendance at Lincoln’s budget workshops has grown since the inaugural April 6 workshop, from approximately 50 community members, to last week’s crowd of 125 community members. ...

City considering adding new positions

The city of Lincoln’s personnel committee discussed new job descriptions during a Tuesday meeting at City Hall. The job descriptions are for a senior management analyst, an envir ...

Lincoln without a pool and the Carnegie Library?

Lincoln residents could be saying goodbye to McBean Pool, Carnegie Library and this year’s Fourth of July celebration to tighten the city’s budget. Those three potential budget ...