Jim Estep

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 ...

Vizzusi not police chief anymore

Brian Vizzusi is no longer Lincoln’s police chief, according to a press release from City Manager Jim Estep on Feb. 18. “The personnel decisions leading up to this agreement ar ...

Mum’s the word

As of press time Wednesday, the employment status of Lincoln Police Chief Brian Vizzusi is unknown. However, City Manager Jim Estep gave a time about when the status would be dete ...

Budget process for next year begins

The city of Lincoln has four months to make some tough decisions for next year’s budget. City Manager Jim Estep said it’s not known yet what the budget will look like yet or wh ...

Public needs to get involved in city’s budget

Comments wanted: Please send us your ideas on how to balance the city’s budget, which has an estimated deficit of $800,000. City officials say that services in the police, fire, ...

Twelve Bridges Library facing $125,000 in budget cuts

The Twelve Bridges Library is facing $125,000 in budget cuts for next year. That figure is half the amount Sierra College contributed to the library last year, according to Darla W ...

Speed limit to be posted on Spring Valley Parkway

Drivers on Spring Valley Parkway will soon see a new speed limit sign posted between Del Webb Boulevard and Stoneridge Boulevard. During the brief 45-minute City Council meeting, ...

Chief's status resolved within days

Whether Lincoln’s Police Chief Brian Vizzusi will return to work will be resolved by Friday or next week, according to City Manager Jim Estep. The police chief has been on paid l ...

Police Chief Vizzusi's status to be resolved by next week

Whether Lincoln’s Police Chief Brian Vizzusi will return to work will be resolved by Friday or next week, according to City Manager Jim Estep. The police chief has been on paid ...

Can someone tell us where Vizzusi is?

This isn’t Watergate. It’s about Lincoln’s police department. And yet city officials are treating our questions as if they’re guarding a national secret. We’ve tried h ...

Vizzusi's job status still unclear

A lawsuit settled by the city is not the reason the Lincoln police chief is on paid leave, according to acting police Chief Paul Shelgren. Both Lincoln Police Chief Brian Vizzusi a ...

Assistant City Manager Hired

Lincoln will have a new assistant city manager and chief financial officer, as of Jan. 4. Anna Jatczak, filling both positions for the city, will be paid an annual salary of $145, ...

City manager discusses financial future with businesses

Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce representatives had plenty of hard questions Tuesday morning for City Manager Jim Estep. That’s after he told them Lincoln faces a daunting futu ...

How could city manager receive raise?

I have heard that the City Council this last week (May 26), slipped in a vague mention in their agenda of something about the city manager that ended up being: A raise for the ci ...

City manager signs on for four more years

The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve City Manager Jim Estep’s employment contract for another four years. Councilman Tom Cosgrove voted against the contract but made i ...