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Finance committee recommends keeping public safety services local

  The cliché, “you could hear a pin drop,” came to mind as Lincoln’s finance committee members weighed in on the subject of whether to keep public sa ...

Core principles discussed Thursday during FSC meeting

Before implementing core principles recommended by the fiscal sustainability committee was discussed last Thursday afternoon, an audience member praised the committee. “In work ...

FSC suggests staff training for financial software

Dialogue about the city’s information system software dominated the internal services portion of last Thursday afternoon’s meeting. Recommendations pulled for discussion deal ...

The results are in" sustainability committee recommendations

By Larry Whitaker Special to The News Messenger Core Principles Mission Statement: Adopt a Vision, Mission Statement, Objectives, Goals, Strategies and Measures that guide all publ ...

Marathon meeting nets 100-plus ideas

It took a total of 17 hours last Thursday and Friday for the fiscal sustainability committee to approve more than 100 recommendations. The committee’s recommendations are sched ...

Compensation concessions draw public concern

Two city of Lincoln employees took a stand for concessions they and others have already taken. That happened during the compensation portion of Friday’s fiscal sustainability c ...

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 ...

Franchising suggested for solid waste

Franchising solid waste was a recommendation made by the enterprise fund subcommittee Friday night. Subcommittee chairman Dan Karleskint proposed the recommendation. “The rec ...

FSC asks city to not borrow from restricted funds

The city’s Redevelopment Agency and Public Facilities Element were part of last Thursday afternoon’s fiscal sustainability committee meeting focus. The committee recommended ...

Does Jeeves go after controversy?

Last September, I wrote a letter to The News Messenger welcoming Kathy and Jeeves back with their weekly news column. In that letter, I complimented the fact that “Jeeves also se ...