fiscal sustainability committee

What does the city think?

Although the fiscal sustainability committee report was to be released today, some city employees are saying many of the committee’s recommendations have already been implemented ...

The push for contracting public services

Contracting out police, fire and dispatch services were discussed during the General Fund and development fund portion of Friday’s fiscal sustainability committee meeting. Larr ...

Facts are facts

The study and analytical portion of the fiscal sustainability committee project is winding down and the reporting of facts, conclusions and recommendations are now in full swing. I ...

The resilience and realities of our community

Saturday night, I was struck by what a beautiful picture of “small town Americana” Lincoln made during the Miracle on 5th Street parade and tree lighting ceremony. The stores w ...

Give some thanks for what's right about Lincoln

The fiscal sustainability committee will address what is right about Lincoln this week. There are many assets and contributions that add to a community’s sustainability. It is T ...

Are we alone out there within a financial quagmire?

The fiscal sustainability committee made a commitment to inform our community of our progress toward establishing a plan leading to financial viability. Articles are written ever ...

Music and art celebrated in perfect harmony in 'Holiday Concert'

Perfect harmony ... Under Conductor Bill Sveglini, Lincoln Hills Chorus presents a “Holiday Concert.” The 130-member volunteer chorus will offer three performances, starting 2 ...

What questions are we asking?

Last week, we began to expand upon some answers to questions we have received from our community regarding the fiscal sustainabiilty committee, its process, project, progress and r ...

What about the city contracting out services?

A new buzz word I’m hearing frequently is contract services, as in contracting out city services. That’s through reading fiscal sustainability committee materials, talking to r ...

Questions and answers abound

City government and fund accounting are topics discussed the last few weeks. Over the next several weeks, we will address issues such as: Are we the only city facing significant c ...