Lincoln City Council

Verdera HOA asks council, PD for traffic help

A private, gated-community in Lincoln, with more than 500 homes, formally asked the Lincoln City Council for help Tuesday night with traffic enforcement. The Verdera Community is ...

New tribal gaming compact may mean more money for city

Lincoln City Council voted Aug. 21 to support a new tribal-gaming compact, which may provide money to the city’s aging infrastructure, between the state and the United Auburn ...

Council OKs new ATV for police department

Lincoln’s City Council Tuesday night approved the purchase of a $23,350 all-terrain vehicle for the police department to use for clearing local homeless camps. The council v ...

City Council changes speed limits; complains about older streets

Local government is where the rubber meets the road and the Aug. 11 Lincoln City Council meeting included extended discussions about local streets. The Lincoln City Council unanim ...

City Council to hold special water meeting Friday

A special water workshop will be held at 4 p.m. Friday by the Lincoln City Council. The council will conduct the water workshop at City Hall, 600 Sixth St., Lincoln in the third f ...

City, theater group come to terms on Civic Auditorium

An agreement between the Lincoln Theater Company and the city was unanimously approved Tuesday night by the City Council, allowing the theater company to establish and operate a pe ...

Work on closed city landfill will likely meet deadline

Work at the closed Lincoln landfill, ordered by the state, is nearing completion and will likely be finished by the Oct. 1 deadline, city engineer Ray Leftwich told the Lincoln Cit ...

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 ...

Police request ATV to reach homeless camps

Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks asked the Lincoln City Council for an all-terrain vehicle Tuesday night so his officers can more easily get to local homeless camps. Marks made his ...

Work on Lincoln's Well No. 2 expected to meet deadline

Lincoln’s Well No. 2 is expected to be completed on time, the construction manager for the project said Tuesday night at the Lincoln City Council meeting. Todd Kotey, of Qui ...

Assisted living project back on track

A stalled project to build an assisted living facility behind Wal-Mart should be back on track, city staffers said Tuesday night at the Lincoln City Council meeting. Lindy Childer ...

Lincoln meets water conservation goal for June

Water use in June for the city of Lincoln was down by 39 percent, a key city staffer said at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. That surpasses the state-mandated goal of a ...

Council approves changes to Sorrento project

A request to reduce the scope of a housing project from 116 to 39 homes was approved 4-1 Tuesday night by the Lincoln City Council. The approved request for Sorrento Village 10 in ...

Lincoln City Council holds up Sorrento project

Developers looking for city approval to change a housing project from 116 homes to 39 met with stiff resistance at the June 23 Lincoln City Council meeting. Approval of Sorrento V ...

Councilman angered by consultants on two projects

Almost $3 million in spending was approved June 9 by the Lincoln City Council, although one councilman was absent, one voted yes under protest and another was adamantly against the ...