general fund

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 ...

Seven police, three firefighter jobs on line

A proposed budget, including the January layoff of seven police officers and three firefighters, will be presented Tuesday night to City Council. That’s according to City Manager ...

City heads push Tuesday’s meeting

Residents interested in hearing about an audited report of the city’s finances should attend Tuesday’s special City Council meeting. That’s according to both City Manager Jim ...

If passed, Measure K’s cap would be annual

The annual cap for the proposed utility users’ tax is $300 for residents and $6,000 for businesses. The News Messenger inadvertently reported the cap as being monthly instead of ...

All employees, including the top ones, need to make concessions

I watched the June 22 City Council meeting on live television last night to see what is going on regarding the city of Lincoln’s 2010-2011 budget and the proposed utility users ...

Lincoln Hills residents ask budget questions

One-hundred Lincoln Hills residents sat quietly in the Orchard Creek Ballroom Monday, ready to take in information presented about the city’s current budget situation. The presen ...

Lincoln not heading for bankruptcy

Although the city’s budget appears bleak, the city of Lincoln will not go bankrupt. That’s according to City Manager Jim Estep, who said Monday that “bankruptcy is not someth ...