Gabriel Hydrick

Lincoln council reacts to tax-sharing agreement

A tax-sharing agreement between Lincoln and Placer County, approved unanimously April 19 by the board of supervisors, will allow the city to proceed with annexation of land designa ...

City Council has positive trip to D.C.

All six of Lincoln’s city leaders said at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting that a recent lobbying effort in the nation’s capital was beneficial. All five Cit ...

Lincoln City Council travels to Washington, D.C.

Lincoln was well-represented this week at an annual lobbying trip to the nation’s capital with all five City Councilmen and the city manager attending. The Lincoln City Coun ...

Council holds first budget workshop

A new police station emerged as a priority Monday night at the Lincoln City Council’s first budget workshop for 2016. The council is expected to have a second budget worksho ...

Social Host ordinance gets cool reception

A social host ordinance designed to hold adults responsible for underage drinking met with many questions Tuesday night and tepid support from the Lincoln City Council. The propos ...

Council divided over water experts

A contentious division over who should attend numerous water-related meetings for the city, including local purveyors and state regulators, was settled Tuesday night at the Lincoln ...

Council hears complaints of homeless camps

Spring-like weather may be contributing to more contact between two groups of Lincoln residents – those with homes and those without. Lincoln residents Richard Fallen and Je ...

Council spends hours on committee structure

A major overhaul of the city of Lincoln’s committees, boards and commissions turned into a major effort Tuesday night as the Lincoln City Council debated a handful of the 16 ...

Lincoln leaders look forward to busy year

Lincoln city leaders said 2016 will keep them busy with issues ranging from improving local infrastructure to securing an adequate water supply for future growth and development. ...

Councilman Nader critical of Lincoln Boulevard project

Lincoln City Councilman Stan Nader at the Aug. 11 council meeting criticized the treatment of downtown businesses during the Lincoln Boulevard Streetscape improvements. And, at a ...

Tempers flare between Hydrick, Short

Two Lincoln City Councilmen ended Tuesday night’s meeting by exchanging heated words that led to Police Chief Rex Marks coming between them. Lincoln City Councilmen Gabriel ...

City council prepares for mayoral transition

Next month, the Lincoln City Council will undergo changes, not in personnel, but in council positions. At a short ceremony that will take place at the Dec. 9 regular City Council m ...

Candidates talk about how to prepare for council business

 The Lincoln City Council seats of Mayor Gabriel Hydrick and Stan Nader are on the Nov. 4 2014 Statewide Direct General Election ballot. The two incumbents are running for the ...

Council candidates share plans for Lincoln at chamber breakfast

All the Lincoln City Council candidates on the Nov. 4, 2014 Statewide Direct General Election ballot shared their plans for helping Lincoln if they are elected during a Sept. 24 &n ...

City Council candidates answer questions

The News Messenger emailed the same five questions to the six Lincoln City Council candidates last Friday.  Five candidates responded by Tuesday's deadline. Their answers ...