Lincoln City Council

Up in smoke: City Council considers ban on medical pot cultivation

In the near future, medical marijuana growers in Lincoln may have to find another location. At the regular City Council meeting Tuesday night, councilmen briefly discussed whether ...

Lincoln addresses concerns about chemical company coming to town; “We’re onboard as long as they can do it in a safe manner,” said city manager

On April 22, Lincoln treasurer Terry Dorsey asked during the public-comment portion of the City Council meeting that the councilmen help Helena Chemical Company open in&n ...

Council approves hike in public facilities fees

Council members were divided Tuesday night about how high development fees should be for future infrastructure and capital improvements within the city. Their arguments at the reg ...

We should be weighing Helena Chemical bid

Lincoln City Manager Jim Estep and City Council member Stan Nader should be commended for raising questions and insisting that the city do its due diligence in considering whether ...

Council tables request to join business improvement district, hears ADA complaints

Lincoln received an invitation Tuesday night to help form a business marketing district but Lincoln City Council was not ready to join Rocklin and Roseville in the venture. During ...

Resident says “the clock’s ticking” for the city’s alleged Brown Act violation

Resident Byron Chapman told The News Messenger that he hand-delivered a letter last Friday and mailed a certified copy to the city clerk addressing the city of Lincoln’s alle ...

School board, City Council need to work together for our benefit

A school board and a City Council should be able to communicate effectively with each other as it is in the public interest to do so.  When I moved to Lincoln 14 years ago, I ...

State elected officials can help local residents

Sometimes I forget that California’s capitol is only 30 minutes away from Lincoln. I become so hyper-focused on Lincoln’s local government that I lose perspective ...

Competition is a part of society

(Lincoln) Mayor (Gabriel) Hydrick has it right about building senior complexes (regarding Feb. 11 City Council meeting). Let the free market decide what needs to be built and who ...

City Council Brown Act violation alleged

Resident Byron Chapman is “tired” of the city’s disregard for its residents’ rights. So Chapman said he will now report to the district attorney what h ...