Lincoln City Council

Lincoln City Manager resigns

BY STEVE ARCHER OF THE LINCOLN NEWS MESSENGER Lincoln City Manager Matt Brower announced his resignation at the end of Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. Brower will be ...

Council reacts to state audit, water use report

Lincoln City Councilmen Peter Gilbert and Dan Karleskint defended the city’s financial status in response to a state legislative committee’s decision last week to audit ...

Small animal ordinance advances

A small animal ordinance, allowing residents to keep up to five chicken hens and five rabbits within the city limits, was approved 4-0-1 by the Lincoln City Council Tuesday night. ...

Councilmen review Washington D.C. trip

Lincoln City Councilman Peter Gilbert, fresh off the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce’s 48th annual Cap to Cap trip to Washington D.C., said Wednesday he would con ...

Council urged to join federal sanctuary lawsuit

More than 20 audience members were at Tuesday’s Lincoln City Council meeting to show their support for the Trump administration’s lawsuit against California’s san ...

Unbilled municipal water use report released

Leadership within Lincoln’s City Hall knew as early as 2004 that the city was not paying for its own municipal water use, according to a report released Wednesday by city att ...

Council chooses option for new water rates

Lincoln City Council unanimously chose a new water rate Tuesday night, compliant with Prop. 218 and crafted by city staff and resident Ted Jones. Two water rate options were prese ...

County resident angry over water tank project

A Placer County resident, who lives adjacent to the Verdera neighborhood, told Lincoln City Council Tuesday night that he is angry over two proposed five-million-gallon water tanks ...

Bring a recyclable bag or two when going to the store

In August 2014, Lincoln City Council unanimously passed a resolution allowing retailers to choose whether to offer single-use bags to consumers. But that ordinance might not hold ...

Total refund

Lincoln residents overcharged for water will receive refunds going back four years after City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to reverse a previous decision. The decision ...

City Council votes to ‘do the right thing’

I would like to start by thanking the City Council for voting 5-0 (Tuesday) to refund all illegally-taken money back to the implementation of the unlawful water rates. But most im ...

Council hears options on new water rates

Two water rate options will be available for consideration Tuesday night by the Lincoln City Council, one crafted by a consultant and the other by city staff and a resident. Jenni ...

City employees' letter claims mismanagement

A letter delivered Friday to the Lincoln City Council allegedly from a group of city employees questions the competency of Lincoln Community Development director Matt Wheeler, Huma ...

Group asks for city manager's removal

Members of the L.I.F.T. Group – or unified to lifting Lincoln to new heights through Integrity, Financial responsibility and total Transparency – have asked for the rem ...

Water rates, refunds and the kitchen sink

In recent weeks, the level of angst regarding the city’s handling of water rates and refunds has increased to the point that it is a “simmering cauldron.” &n ...