City Manager

Brown Act violated

None of the five Lincoln City Councilmen are saying how information was leaked between their Nov. 27 5:30 p.m. closed session meeting at City Hall that ended at 5:45 p.m. and ...

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 ...

Estep’s salary reduction explained

A breakdown by dollar amount of City Manager Jim Estep’s salary and benefit concessions totaling $74,549 is now available, due to the request of one Lincoln resident. The documen ...

City Manager takes $73,000 salary reduction

City Council authorized a salary reduction Tuesday night for City Manager Jim Estep totaling $73,000 but he will still make $197,892 a year. “The city manager came forward with ...

Department heads recommend huge cuts

The message to close the General Fund’s structural deficit without the use of reserves was heard loud and clear by city staff during Wednesday night’s budget workshop. The thr ...

City manager: Lincoln’s financials one of worst in state

This isn’t a fun time for City Manager Jim Estep. Residents unhappy with cuts to the city’s budget and services are dissecting his decisions in our online comments and letters ...

City Manager's performance discussed during closed session

City Council spent almost two hours in closed session Tuesday night for a performance review of City Manager Jim Estep. When asked Monday by The News Messenger why the closed sessi ...

Roseville paying new city manager Kerridge $237,300 salary

ROSEVILLE — The contract for Roseville’s new top administrator will save the city $65,000 a year and empower the Roseville City Council in the possible event of termination. ...