Lincoln City Council

Council approves baseball deal

Baseball is coming to Lincoln. Under an agreement between the city of Lincoln and William Jessup University, unanimously approved Tuesday night by the Lincoln City Council, McBean ...

Council to take up baseball field agreement

Lincoln’s Parks and Recreation Committee voted Tuesday night to recommend the city spend $500,000 on fixing part of the McBean Park Stadium baseball field. The $500,000 woul ...

City Council divided on Village I projects

Three of the five Lincoln City Councilmen at their Tuesday meeting voted for tentative approval of four housing projects within the Village I specific plan. The housing projects we ...

Providing water to Lincoln - a complex issue

I wake up in the morning and immediately head for the shower. I turn the water on, and if it runs and warms up, my day is starting as I expected. For the rest of the day I may use ...

Friends of the Library Week starts Sunday

A proclamation designating Oct. 18-24 as Friends of the Libraries Week was unanimously approved Tuesday night by the Lincoln City Council. Shirley Russell, a longtime library volu ...

Council rejects once per week watering

A proposal by Lincoln public services director Jennifer Hanson to limit outdoor watering to once a week was not approved Tuesday night by the Lincoln City Council. City Councilman ...

Council wants more from water workshops

Monday’s special three-hour water workshop by the Lincoln City Council may have left some councilmen frustrated and wanting more. Gwyn-Mohr Tully, of Tully and Young, a wate ...

Council moves Turkey Creek Estates forward

Lincoln’s city council took an initial step Tuesday night toward approving the first Village I project, although one councilman said the panel was “putting the cart bef ...

Urban farm advocate addresses Lincoln City Council

Mary Kimball is looking for farmland and she doesn’t need a lot. Kimball is the executive director of Center for Land-based Learning and four years ago started the Californi ...

Council approves $27 million bond issuance

A $27 million bond issuance was approved 3-0 by the Lincoln City Council Tuesday night without Mayor Paul Joiner’s vote. Joiner recused himself from the meeting while a publ ...

Council discusses legislation, taxes

Two Lincoln City Councilmen tried to get ahead of the curve Aug. 25 on potential state actions; a possible tax on public services and a potential increase in the gas tax. Neither ...

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 ...