Jim Estep

Reader shares letter to city manager

Hi Jim Estep, I have read your response to Carol Feineman’s editorial (Dec. 16, page 4, “City officials should be more forthcoming”) on the misallocation of the city’s inv ...

City manager’s accounting procedures

Assistant city manager/CFO Anna Jatczak’s explanation of a negative “Cash in Bank” (front page Dec. 16 News Messenger, “Just how much cash is in Lincoln’s reserves?) had ...

General Fund’s deficit inflated and just how much cash is in Lincoln’s reserves?

After reading and re-reading the articles on the front page of the Dec. 16 Lincoln News Messenger, “General Fund’s deficit inflated” and “Just How much cash is in Lincoln ...

City eBulletin - City of Lincoln

Your City Newsletter for 12/17/2010 The 3 Million Dollar Question by Jim Estep, City Manager Yesterday's editorial in the Lincoln News Messenger entitled "City offi ...

Residents should attend the City Council meetings

Know and Go: Lincoln City Council meetings When: 6 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of the month Where: McBean Park Pavilion Next: Tuesday, Jan. 11 I wanted to write a n ...

City’s accounting right and wrong

The city’s accounting procedures are being questioned by News Messenger readers and bloggers. Last week’s News Messenger stories (“General Fund’s deficit inflated,” page ...

How much is in Lincoln’s reserves?

Lincoln’s city manager and assistant city manager/chief financial officer do not know how much the city has in reserves. The News Messenger asked City Manager Jim Estep how much ...

Manager explains city’s financial future

Carol Feineman, editor of the Lincoln News Messenger, published an editorial on Sept. 30 (Page A4) titled, “City Manager: Lincoln’s financials one of worst in state.” I app ...

Lindh retires early

The city’s human resources manager will take advantage of The Golden Handshake. The handshake is an early retirement option provided by the California Public Employee Retirement ...

Utility tax could have been larger

The city originally wanted to set Measure K, or the utility users’ tax, at six percent. A former city employee, who would not be named “for fear of reprisal,” told The News M ...