contracting services

Fire department to hire eight new reserve firefighters in early June

  Are Lincoln city officials discussing contracting out fire services again? An unnamed staff member from the Lincoln Fire Department told The News Messenger Monday that rum ...

Committee offers options

  The editorial on Feb. 14, “Our Cops and our Firefighters to stay ours” indicated that the fiscal sustainability committee endorsed contracting out for these ser ...

Contracting out police force not in Lincoln's best interest

Lincoln Police Chief Paul Shelgren became my hero at last Thursday’s fiscal sustainability committee/City Council workshop. Before I explain why, I want to acknowledge the nine f ...

Next step is for City Council to meet with FSC committee

Comments from some residents and recent newspaper reports have created the impression that the fiscal sustainability committee (FSC) is recommending contracting for services for bo ...