Lincoln City Council

City agrees to help Fourth of July committee

Lincoln’s City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday night to lend the city’s Fourth of July Committee if it needs help paying upfront costs. All five councilmen said the ...

Council opposed to county medical marijuana ordinance

Lincoln City Councilmen are opposed to any county ordinance that would allow commercial marijuana cultivation in the unincorporated areas of Placer County. Two Placer County offic ...

Council considers solar power at special meeting

Lincoln may soon use solar power for its biggest energy using facilities, including the waste water treatment plant, according to a key city department head Tuesday. There are opp ...

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 ...

Friends of McBean negotiating with Great West League

A local baseball booster group is prepared to enter into negotiations with the Great West League to field a team at McBean Park Stadium, a key city staffer said Tuesday at the Linc ...

Village 1 will make it unsafe for children

It is beyond my level of comprehension why the Lincoln City Council and the Planning Commission of Lincoln are so intent on making our town resemble awful San Jose.   The de ...

Operation Homerun cleans up McBean Stadium

Lincoln’s civic and business leaders, and an army of volunteers, spent Saturday morning cleaning and beautifying McBean Park Stadium as part of a city-sponsored effort to pre ...

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 ...

Big payouts not likely in Lincoln's future

Another large public employee payout is not likely, a Lincoln City Councilman said recently, because contracts are negotiated differently. Lincoln City Councilman Paul Joiner, in ...

Do all council members need to attend Cap-to-Cap meetings?

Having read the recent Lincoln News Messenger (front page April 7, “Council to hold special monthly meetings”), I noticed that the April 12 Council meeting had been can ...

Council to hold special monthly meetings

One more meeting per month has been added to the Lincoln City Council’s schedule to provide for a workshop-type environment. The council held its second special workshop mee ...

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 ...

Guns versus marijuana

Regarding the (front-page March 24) article, “Council opposes marijuana measure,” I found it almost laughable that Mayor (Spencer) Short said, “… I don&rsq ...

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 ...