Lincoln City Council

City engineer reveals street schedule

Lincoln City Engineer Ray Leftwich released a schedule of proposed street work at the Nov. 10 City Council meeting. “We are focusing the roadway rehabilitation on downtown s ...

Stop the excess building when there’s a drought

I was in attendance at the last (Lincoln City) Council meeting (Nov. 24) and spoke against Turkey Creek Estates with the major question being, “Why is the Lincoln Planning Co ...

No council consensus on process

A special Lincoln City Council meeting Tuesday morning on the development process seemed to do little to create a consensus among the five councilmen. Councilman Stan Nader said t ...

City calls special meeting on development process

A special one-item Lincoln City Council meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 600 Sixth St. The meeting, which will be held in the first floor meeting room, will fe ...

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 ...