Lincoln City Council

City Council approves inter-fund loan for gravity sewer and reclaimed water

Council’s discussion about whether to use inter-fund monies to bankroll capital improvements consumed nearly half of Tuesday night’s three-hour Lincoln City Council mee ...

Fire department receives $50,000 for firefighting equipment

Beginning early next year, the Lincoln Fire Department will receive a much-needed new vehicle fitted to fight grassland fires. On Tuesday night, City Council approved funds from t ...

Ask affected residents what they think about medical-marijuana cultivation ban

Lincoln City Council members would show some compassion by undertaking a two-way conversation with the public about council’s Oct. 14 vote to ban medical marijuana cultiva ...

Council says final “nay” to pot ordinance

Ten protesters carrying signs promoting the right to grow pot for medicinal use picketed Tuesday night’s City Council meeting at the McBean Park Pavilion. A short distance a ...

Water signers are needed

After reading the letter written by Gabriel Hydrick in The Messenger, dated Sept. 25 (page A6), called “No need for moratorium,” I had to answer.  If Mayor Hydric ...

Measure A

Editor’s note: The Western Placer Unified School District has placed a $60 million local bond known as Measure A, or Proposition 39, on the Nov. 4 ballot. The measure require ...

Not enough water to go around:

Upset about city officials approving new housing developments during the drought while Lincoln residents are being asked to cut back on water usage, three residents decided to coll ...

Signs of trouble

Lincoln City Council’s dissatisfaction with Lincoln city staff’s most recent draft of the municipal sign ordinance could be summed up in two phrases: too many signs, to ...

Railroad rep talks in generalities about crude oil issue Tuesday

If residents at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting expected revelations about how Union Pacific Railroad might mitigate the negative impacts of shipping large quantities of ...

Council nixes mayor’s trip to China

After a lengthy discussion Tuesday night, four Lincoln City Council members decided not to support sending Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick or any other council representative on a tr ...